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1821 West Hubbard Street
West Town, IL, 60622

3125338786

Production Studio + Event Space

Event Calendar


LOW RES August Coworking Day
Aug
14
9:00 AM09:00

LOW RES August Coworking Day

We understand that working from home can be lonely and uninspiring, and every once in a while you need to switch up your work environment or catch some great vibes from a new friend! We’re doing all of that & more in the LOW RES Studio for our monthly Coworking Day on Tuesday, August 14. We’re welcoming one and all to connect with others, get motivated, and be productive.

This month, we’re teaming up with our Chicago based friends, Prommus Hummus & RXBAR, to make sure your snacking wants are met. 

For those in need of a new headshot for IG / LinkedIn / life, our Social Media Coordinator & portrait extraordinaire, Wesley Taylor will be available for a couple of 15 minute sessions in the studio. Take advantage! Our backdrop will also be available for 30 minute sessions per usual. Contact lucy@lowresstudio.com to reserve a time slot on the backdrop or with Wesley.

LOW RES Guarantees

Cozy corners, bountiful outlets, a good WiFi connection, natural light, tasty snacks, hydration, strong Hellion cold brew coffee, and a plethora of Instagram-worthy moments.

FYI — LOW RES hosts a monthly coworking day and is not a coworking space.

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LOW RES Summer Movie Night
Aug
9
6:30 PM18:30

LOW RES Summer Movie Night

We’re bringing summertime Chicago vibes into our studio for Movie Night on Thursday, August 9. Join us as we watch a Chicago classic, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, picnic style!

Hydration in the form of wine from House Wine, veggie dips from local brand, Here and of course, popcorn & candy will be provided.

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Your A game for a friendly match of bocce on our American Bocce Co court.
  • Friends!
  • Blankets & pillows if you want to make yourself comfortable on the floor.

To make part of Ferris’ Bueller’s Day Off happen IRL, we’ll also be giving away two passes to the Skydeck at the Sears Tower!

BE THERE OR BE SQUARE.

*Movie starts promptly at 7:15pm*

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LOW RES Summer Snap Off
Aug
4
11:00 AM11:00

LOW RES Summer Snap Off

With summer in full swing, we're ready to welcome back Snap Off at LOW RES Studio! Get your cameras & creativity ready as we host our next photography event with a bit of friendly competition and incredible prizes from our friends at Artifact Uprising & MOMENT.

We'll be welcoming three Chicago-based photographers who will share insight into their artistic process and creating work in our favorite city.

PANELISTS

Diego Campos

Kristin Deitrich

Kevin Serna

WHAT IS SNAP OFF?

Hosted by LOW RES, Snap Off is a quarterly event that challenges Chicago-based photographers and creatives of all levels to participate and shoot eye-catching photos with a super secret prop and exciting prizes. After a set time of producing, editing, and uploading some fantastic shots, everyone will vote for their favorite images — ballot box style.

TIMELINE
11:00 : doors open - coffee, mix, mingle
11:15 : welcome & panel discussion
11:45 : Snap Off intro, instructions, and prop reveal
12:00 : shoot, edit, upload
1:00 : vote
1:30 : winners revealed, celebration fun time
2:00 : fin

FAQS
DO I NEED A FANCY CAMERA?

> Absolutely not. Snap Off proudly welcomes any and all cameras & phones...bring whatever you've got. Please keep in mind that all contest submissions will be posted through Instagram.

WHEN IS IT?

> Saturday, August 4th, 11AM - 2PM (please arrive on time to hear from our amazing panelists!)

WHERE IS IT?

> LOW RES Studio - 1821 W Hubbard Suite 203

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Consider This :: The Art of Small Business
Jul
18
6:30 PM18:30

Consider This :: The Art of Small Business

Pop Quiz:

A: Have a small business idea, but the thought of how and where to start is holding you back?

B: You enjoy creeping on successful entrepreneurs, trying to decode exactly how they made it happen? 

C:  You listen to business podcasts religiously? 

D. All of the above

If you answered any of the above, then you should join us on Wednesday, August 18 as we welcome 3 Chicago-based entrepreneurs for a conversation about all things small business: from growing that little idea in your mind, to scaling your brand, and everything in between!

We’ll be chatting with:

- Samantha Lee of Hopewell Brewing

- Meghan Lorenz of Cities In Dust

- Claire Tibbs of Humboldt House & Peach Fuzz

Sip on some Hopewell brews & shop selections from Cities In Dust, Humboldt House and Peach Fuzz before & after the conversation. See you then!

Timeline

6:30pm - doors open, mix & mingle

7pm - panel begins

7:45pm - Q&A

8pm - shop your heart out

8:30pm - event concludes

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Starter Kit :: House Plants 101 ft. Plant Shop Chicago
Jun
28
6:00 PM18:00

Starter Kit :: House Plants 101 ft. Plant Shop Chicago

We all want our homes to be the most beautiful oasis, full of green & LIVELY plants. But when it comes to getting the right plants for our lifestyle & environment, who will teach us better from best? Join us for drinks and an education on greenery in the LOW RES Studio on Thursday, June 28 as we welcome Juan Quezada & Ozzy Gamez of Plant Shop Chicago.

Juan & Ozzy will be teaching us 5 easy steps to taking care of houseplants - topics ranging from picking the best plants for your home to master tips to make them thrive. They’ll also be bringing part of their shop along with them so you can leave with your perfect plant baby.

TIMELINE
6pm = doors open
6:30pm = workshop begins
7:15pm = workshop ends
7:15pm - 7:30pm = Q&A aka ask your deep dark plant questions
7:30pm - 8pm = hang out, shop & take photos at Plant Shop Chicago's super cool green wall

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LOW RES Garage Sale
Jun
22
12:00 PM12:00

LOW RES Garage Sale

What says summer more than a good old fashioned garage sale! LOW RES is in need of purging some of our props, equipment, and personal items to make way for the new.

Sip on some brews from our friends at Solemn Oath Brewery while you shop our phenomenal deals on home goods, electronics, photo equipment, clothing, art from our neighbors Spudnik Press, textiles from our neighbors Oksana and so much more. Plus, get a sneak peek of our new, office space! Come for the goods, stay for the vibes. 

Follow our IG story to get updates on the ~*HOT ITEMS*~ featured at the sale. 

1821 W Hubbard St. > 1st floor

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LOW RES June Coworking Day
Jun
12
9:00 AM09:00

LOW RES June Coworking Day

We understand that working from home can be lonely and uninspiring, and every once in a while you need to switch up your work environment or catch some great vibes from a new friend! We’re doing all of that & more in the LOW RES Studio for our monthly Coworking Day on Tuesday, June 12. We’re welcoming one and all to connect with others, get motivated, and be productive.

This month, we’re teaming up with our salad sweetheart, sweetgreen, to make sure you have lunch covered while you’re getting your work done. An RSVP is required so we can count you in for your delicious, healthy, free.99 salad.

We’re also tapping into our two LOW RES photographers, Evan Sheehan & Kyle Michaels to lead a 15 minute workshop at 2pmon ‘5 Easy One Light Set-Ups’. Secrets will be revealed people!

LOW RES Guarantees

Cozy corners, bountiful outlets, a good WiFi connection, natural light, tasty snacks, strong Hellion cold brew coffee, *photo backdrop & lights, and a plethora of Instagram-worthy moments.

*Contact lucy@lowresstudio.com to save your 30 minute time slot.

FYI — LOW RES hosts a monthly coworking day and is not a coworking space.

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Doc Night :: Do I Sound Gay?
Jun
6
7:00 PM19:00

Doc Night :: Do I Sound Gay?

Come celebrate Pride Month with us on Wednesday, June 6th with our besties Tim Gunn, David Sedaris, Margaret Cho and George Takei! Perhaps they wont be here in person, but they are featured at this month’s doc night. LOW RES is extremely excited to present a Sundance Select doc, Do I Sound Gay? Directed by journalist David Thorpe, this film explores the cultural history of the gay voice in film and television.

Before starting the doc, we’re welcoming storytellers of OUTspoken! The group has been sharing their uniquely personal LGBTQ stories at their monthly show at Sidetrack over the last 5 years.

Doors open at 6:45pm! As always, snacks provided and our friends at Half Acre are taking care of the beer. If beer’s not your thing, feel free to BYO.

ABOUT THE FILM
Is there such a thing as a "gay voice"? Why do some people "sound gay" but not others? Why are gay voices a mainstay of pop culture but also a trigger for bullying and harassment? Do I Sound Gay? explores these questions and more and includes revealing interviews with Margaret Cho, Tim Gunn, Don Lemon, Dan Savage, David Sedaris and George Takei.

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Consider This :: Mari Andrew's Journey to Adulthood
Jun
3
1:00 PM13:00

Consider This :: Mari Andrew's Journey to Adulthood

Navigating through life’s emotional, surprise-filled, zigzagging journey can be an exhausting and isolating effort. This path towards adulthood is filled with more unrest and challenges than your social feed portrays (#blessed). But what if we were to share these personal stories?

Join us in the Studio on Sunday, June 3rd as we welcome writer & illustrator Mari Andrew to share her story of working through life's difficult challenges. Moderated by our dear friend Anjali Pinto, we’ll hear about Mari’s creative journey and how she turned her life’s detours into an amazing body of work that is equal parts hilarious and real.

We’ll also get the chance to talk about Mari’s new book: Am I There Yet?, a collection of brand new doodles & stories dedicated to her personal journey. If you don’t have the book yet - we’ve got you covered! City Lit Books will be selling copies that you can have signed by the author.

TIMELINE
1pm - 1:15pm: welcome & mingle
1:15pm - 2pm: conversation with Mari Andrew
2pm - 2:15pm: Q&A
2:15pm - 3pm: book purchasing & signing
3pm - infinity: go get messy, make mistakes, live in the process, embrace the journey, share your story.

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The Creative Muscle LIVE
May
24
7:15 PM19:15

The Creative Muscle LIVE

As summer arrives and Chicago finally turns bright, warm and green again, it's time to ask yourself: What sort of creative person will I be this summer? How do I want my creativity to impact the world? What's it all for, anyway?

Next Thursday, you're invited to spend an evening talking face to face with the hosts of the Creative Muscle at our live podcast recording event at Low Res Studio, featuring an exciting LIVE interview with celebrity chef and entrepreneur Stephanie Izard, the Iron Chef and James Beard award-winning force of nature who has stolen the hearts (and appetites) of Chicago's West Loop with nationally-celebrated restaurants Girl & the Goat, Little Goat, and Duck Duck Goat.

Jumpstart your summer, cross paths with like-minded artists, learn from the best, and fuel up for your innovative endeavors at this vital and engaging meet-up for Chicago's creative class. To top it all off, there will be a live performance from Praytell.

But wait, there's more-- We'd like to open the evening by featuring...you! Send us a 15-second video answering the question: How Do You Want Your Creativity to Impact the World? Send us your perspective, your vision, and your hopes for your creative work. Let your voice be heard! We hope to see you there, both on the screen telling about your work, and in person as we join together as a united community of makers in the Windy City.

*videos can be sent to events@lowresstudio.com

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LOW RES May Coworking Day
May
15
9:00 AM09:00

LOW RES May Coworking Day

We understand that working from home can be lonely and uninspiring, and every once and a while you need to switch up your work environment. LOW RES Studio is throwing our free monthly Coworking Day. We’re welcoming one and all to connect with others, get motivated, and be productive.

Three Easy Steps to Coworking at LOW RES

1. RSVP 

2. Grab Your Laptop

3. Show Up

There’s no need to work in crowded coffee shops, distracted by the loudest espresso machine ever (P.S. We have cold brew on tap). So, don’t miss an opportunity to have a productive day and meet some new friends.

LOW RES Guarantees

Cozy corners, bountiful outlets, a good WiFi connection, natural light, tasty snacks, strong coffee, *photo backdrop & lights, and a plethora of Instagram-worthy moments.

*Contact lucy@lowresstudio.com to save your 30 minute time slot.

FYI — LOW RES hosts a monthly coworking day and is not a coworking space.

 

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LOW RES Spring Snap Off
May
5
11:00 AM11:00

LOW RES Spring Snap Off

Snap Off is back at LOW RES Studio, and in celebration of temps rising, we’re warming up our shutter fingers to host our next photography event with a bit of friendly competition and incredible prizes from our friends at GOBELATITUDE & Field Notes.

We’re welcoming three Chicago-based photographers — Kevin OhJaclyn Rivas, + Elizabeth de la Piedra — to share insight into their artistic process. And, we’ll be sippin’ on caffeine provided by Hellion Cold Brew + snackin’ on treats from Stan’s Donuts.

WHAT IS SNAP OFF?

Hosted by LOW RES, Snap Off is a quarterly event that challenges Chicago-based photographers and creatives of all levels to participate and shoot eye-catching photos with a super secret prop and exciting prizes. After a set time of producing, editing, and uploading some fantastic shots, everyone will vote for their favorite images — ballot box style.

TIMELINE
11:00 : doors open - coffee, mix, mingle
11:15 : welcome & panel discussion
11:45 : Snap Off intro, instructions, and prop reveal
12:00 : shoot, edit, upload
1:00 : vote
1:30 : winners revealed, celebration fun time
2:00 : fin

FAQS
DO I NEED A FANCY CAMERA?

>Absolutely not. Snap Off proudly welcomes any and all cameras & phones...bring whatever you've got. Please keep in mind that all contest submissions will be posted through Instagram.

WHEN IS IT?

> Saturday, May 5th, 11AM - 2PM (please arrive on time to hear from our amazing panelists!)

WHERE IS IT?

> Low Res Studio - 1821 W Hubbard Suite 203

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Starter Kit :: Pimp Your Pad ft. PROjECT. Interiors
Apr
18
6:30 PM18:30

Starter Kit :: Pimp Your Pad ft. PROjECT. Interiors

PSA: Please step away from the Pinterest board. It’s time to stop recreating someone else’s design and start creating a space that’s a genuine reflection of your story. LOW RES is so excited to host our next Starter Kit :: PIMP YOUR PAD with the ladies of the award-winning interior design firm, PROjECT. Interiors.

For 10 years, PROjECT. Interiors has been making a huge mark in the interior design community with spaces that they self-describe as “that uncontrollable, exciting, special, individual brew, laced with what’s next…”

At this event, they’ll be sharing their top 7 insider design tips so you walk away ready to elevate your space from bland to banger, without costing you a million bucks or years to finish. Grab a friend, we’ll provide the drinks, and get ready to be inspired!

Timeline

6pm = doors open

6:30pm = workshop begins

7:30pm = workshops wraps

7:30pm - 8pm = Q&A

8:30pm = event concludes

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Low Res April Coworking Day
Apr
10
9:00 AM09:00

Low Res April Coworking Day

Working together has proved to be better - so let’s do it again! Join us on Tuesday, April 10th for positive vibes & maximum productivity in the Low Res Studio. Our sunny workspace will be open to all from 9am - 4pm and starting at 4pm, a happy hour with our friend Tim Williams of Pour Souls. Come for an hour or stay the whole day & end the work day with a cocktail!

Some things you'll find in the studio:

- Free WIFI
- Pens + Paper to write out your best, and worst, ideas
Hellion Cold Brew to keep you caffeinated
Boxed Water for hydration
- Little Goat pastries for the early birds
- Cozy corners
- Friends to collaborate with
- For our photographer friends, a photo backdrop & lights will be set-up & available. If you'd like to reserve a 30 minute slot, please email our Community Events Coordinator, lucy@lowresstudio.com

**please note all seats are first come, first served**

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Doc Night :: Local Filmmaker Feature, Part Three
Apr
5
7:00 PM19:00

Doc Night :: Local Filmmaker Feature, Part Three

We're back at it again! Low Res has tapped some of Chicago's most innovative creators and will be featuring their short films at this month's Doc Night. After each screening we will host a Q&A to hear some insights into how - and why - the filmmakers decided to bring these visual stories into the world. 

Featured Filmmakers

TBD - TBD - TBD - TBD - TBD

Doors open at 6:30! As always beer and snacks provided, but if beer's not your thing feel free to BYO. 

*Please note that we are featuring stories that could possibly share a different cultural and/or religious viewpoint than your own. We ask that you come open to having great discussions, possibly learning something new and meeting cool people. 

 

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Low Res March Coworking Day
Mar
13
9:00 AM09:00

Low Res March Coworking Day

Working together has proved to be better - so let’s do it again! Join us on Tuesday, March 13 for positive vibes & maximum productivity in the Low Res Studio. Our sunny workspace will be open to all from 9am - 5pm; come for an hour or stay the whole day.

Some things you'll find in the studio:

- Free WIFI
- Pens + Paper to write out your best, and worst, ideas
Metric Coffee to keep you caffeinated
Boxed Water for hydration
- Snacks
- Cozy corners
- Friends to collaborate with
- For our photographer friends, a photo backdrop & lights will be set-up & available. If you'd like to reserve a 30 minute slot, please email our Community Events Coordinator, lucy@lowresstudio.com

**please note all seats are first come, first served**

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Doc Night :: Frank Lloyd Wright: The Man Who Built America
Mar
8
7:00 PM19:00

Doc Night :: Frank Lloyd Wright: The Man Who Built America

Join us in the studio on Thursday, March 8th as we watch Frank Lloyd Wright: The Man Who Built America. Wright’s philosophy of organic architecture and unabashed use of lines have influenced many - especially around Chicago. Hear this influence firsthand from our neighbors at the highly acclaimed cocktail bar, Prairie School. Joining us will be author and cocktail extraordinaire Jim Meehan, as well as bar owner and designer Kevin Heisner. They will be discussing their reaction and translation of Wright’s designs into their creative endeavors.

Cocktails from Jim Meehan & Prairie School // Candy & snacks on us

The Plan:

6:30pm - doors open

7:15pm - 7:30pm - conversation with Jim Meehan

7:30pm - documentary begins

8:30pm - documentary concludes

8:35pm - 8:50pm - conversation with Kevin Heisner

9:00pm - event ends

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The Shot Collective presents: A YOUmedia Lookbook
Mar
7
7:00 PM19:00

The Shot Collective presents: A YOUmedia Lookbook

Please join The Shot Collective in honoring YOUmedia with a showcase of over 100 images from a collaborative photoshoot with their students styled by JUGRNAUT

YOUmedia is an out of school learning space at 12 Chicago Public Library locations connecting teens to the arts. Their mentors play a major role in cultivating creative expression within Chicago's youth communities. 

Tips from the open bar by POUR SOULS CHICAGO will go directly to supporting YOUmedia programs.

DJ IGGY will provide the soundtrack.

THE PHOTOGRAPHERS

Andrew Glatt, Alina Tsvor, Bianca Garcia, Michael Salisbury, Nolis Anderson, Sandy Noto, Garrett Sweet, Evan Brown, Jess Weston & Roger Morales

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Consider This :: Equality in Creativity
Feb
22
7:00 PM19:00

Consider This :: Equality in Creativity

With the movement for equality in our daily conversations & thoughts, artists have been given a louder-than-ever platform to create powerful bodies of art. What does this mean, and how is this being translated, by our Chicago creative community? Join us in the studio Thursday, February 22nd from 7pm - 9pm as we partner with local fashion star, Letesha Brady of Eugene Taylor Brand to explore what equality means to Chicago's creatives. Through a 15-minute video series, we'll hear from 40 diverse creatives as they define equality for themselves & their respective industries. Following the video series, we'll discuss with four of Chicago's leading voices on the issues & topics expressed in the videos.

Panelists

Fatimah Asghar - performer, educator & writer of the Emmy-nominated web series Brown Girls

Peter Cottontale - producer & Music Director to Chance the Rapper

Malcolm London - poet, activist & musician

Colleen Mares - artist manager

Timeline

7pm - event start

7:20pm - special reading by poet, Kevin Coval

7:30pm - 8:15pm - video viewing & panel discussion

8:15pm - 8:30pm - Q&A

9pm - event concludes

 

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Doc Night :: Franca: Chaos & Creation
Feb
15
7:00 PM19:00

Doc Night :: Franca: Chaos & Creation

Celebrate fashion month with a backstage look into the life of legendary icon Franca Sozzani, previous Editor in Chief of Vogue Italia. Draped with layers of insight and drama, this documentary dives into her life and time at Vogue Italia, as told by her son Francesco Carrozzini. Sozzani was known for the powerful & controversial images about race, religion & world issues she created with her partner photographers.

Watch the trailer here: http://www.francathemovie.com/

Candy, snacks & Solemn Oath beer on us. And if beer’s not your thing, please BYO. Doors open at 6:30pm.

The Plan: 
6:30pm - doors open
7:15pm - documentary starts
8:35pm - documentary concludes
9:00pm - event ends

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Show Love Club :: wellRED
Feb
9
7:00 PM19:00

Show Love Club :: wellRED

SHOW LOVE CLUB is the only way Low Res Studio knows how to do Valentine's Day. Join us on Friday, February 9th from 7pm - 10pm in the studio as we partner up with 826CHI to give our creative community an opportunity to come together and not only show love towards each other, but also Chicago’s youth.

Inspired by the color of love and our favorite after-school literacy program, this year’s SLC theme is wellRED. The studio will be transformed into a monochromatic masterpiece filled with an all red photo studio for your IG needs, Negroni’s to keep you hydrated and the chance to get creatively collaborative on a Lauren Asta art installation. Dressing up in head-to-toe red is not mandatory, but highly suggested for our best dressed contest. Winner will take home a super sweet prize!

Keep up to date on our Instagram for event sneak peeks throughout the next two weeks! RSVP HERE

Details: 

21+ only

RSVP required as attendance is limited

Cash donations to 826CHI during the event are very welcomed

About 826CHI

826CHI provides free writing and tutoring programs for Chicago students ages 6 to 18, annually serving nearly 2,500 students and forming supportive partnerships with approximately 150 teachers. For more information, visit http://www.826chi.org/.

 

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Low Res February Coworking Day
Feb
6
9:00 AM09:00

Low Res February Coworking Day

Working together proved to be better at our first ever coworking day - so let’s do it again! Join us on Tuesday, February 6th for more positive vibes & maximum productivity in the Low Res Studio. Our sunny workspace will be open to all from 9am - 5pm; come for an hour or stay the whole day.

Some things you'll find in the studio:

- Free WIFI
- Pens + Paper to write out your best, and worst, ideas
Metric Coffee to keep you caffeinated
Topo Chico for hydration
- Snacks to fill your belly
- Cozy corners
- Friends to collaborate with
- For our photographer friends, a photo backdrop & lights will be set-up & available. If you'd like to reserve a 30 minute slot, please email our Community Events Coordinator, lucy@lowresstudio.com

 

**please note all seats are first come, first served**

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Winter Snap Off
Jan
27
11:00 AM11:00

Winter Snap Off

WHAT IS SNAP OFF?
Snap Off is a friendly photo competition where we challenge local photographers & creatives to shoot unique images using a secret prop chosen by the Low Res team. Meet us in the Studio where you will be welcomed with a warm cup of jo and an amazing conversation with three of Chicago's leading photographers After the panel, we will pass along Snap Off instructions, reveal the ~*secret prop*~ and release you to shoot, edit and upload your submission. At the end of the set time, we'll group everyone back together to vote on their favorite photos - ballot box style.

TIMELINE
11:00 : doors open - coffee, mix, mingle
11:15 : welcome & panel discussion
11:45 : Snap Off intro, instructions, and prop reveal
12:00 : shoot, edit, upload
1:00 : vote
1:30 : winners revealed, celebration fun time
2:00 : fin

PANELISTS
Nolis Anderson - @nolis
Ryan Chun - @6corners
Zoe Rain - @zoerainphoto

PRIZES
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes are sponsored by Kolo TopdrawerArtifact Uprising.

FAQS
DO I NEED A FANCY CAMERA?

> Absolutely not. Snap Off proudly welcomes any and all cameras...bring whatever you've got. Please keep in mind that all contest submissions will be posted through Instagram.

WHEN IS IT?

> Saturday, January 27, 11AM - 2PM (please arrive on time to hear from our amazing panelists!)

WHERE IS IT?

> Low Res Studio - 1821 W Hubbard Suite 203

BIG thank you to our friends @

Kolo Topdrawer

Artifact Uprising

Stumptown Coffee

Topo Chico

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Low Res Coworking Day
Jan
16
9:00 AM09:00

Low Res Coworking Day

We believe working together is better. Ditch the coffee shop and join us for our first ever coworking day at Low Res Studio on Tuesday, January 16th! Pack up your laptop (don't forget your charger) and prepare to kick-off 2018 being your most productive self. Our sunny workspace will be open to all from 9am - 5pm; come for an hour or stay the whole day.

Some things you'll find in the studio:

- Free WIFI
- Pens + Paper to write out your best, and worst, ideas
Metric Coffee to keep you caffeinated
Topo Chico for hydration
- Snacks to fill your belly
- Cozy corners
- Friends to collaborate with
- For our photographer friends, a photo backdrop & lights will be set-up & available. If you'd like to reserve a 30 minute slot, please email our Community Events Coordinator, lucy@lowresstudio.com

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Doc Night :: I Am Chris Farley
Jan
11
7:00 PM19:00

Doc Night :: I Am Chris Farley

Join us in the Low Res Rec Room Thursday, January 11 from 7pm - 10pm for our first Doc Night of 2018!

About the doc:

Celebrate the life and laughs of Chicago comic legend Chris Farley as friends, family and colleagues discuss the career of the popular star of "Saturday Night Live”. Full of heartfelt stories & memories, this film takes us through the ups and downs of his journey both on and off stage.

Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RO5Y2wRmRg

Before the film begins, we’ll celebrate where it all began! We’ll be raffling off two tickets to Second City’s 106th Revue, "Dream Freaks Fall From Space." Our friends Taco Tuesdays, 5 spicy & funny ladies, will also be serving up the laughs with a short sketch set. Candy, snacks & Hopewell beer on us. And if beer’s not your thing, please BYO. Doors open at 6:30pm.

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Movie Night :: Home Alone Double Feature
Dec
1
7:00 PM19:00

Movie Night :: Home Alone Double Feature

'Tis the season of cheerful vibes and holiday shennanigans! Join us on Friday, December 1st as we kick off the month with a double feature of everyone's favorite 90's Christmas movies - Home Alone & Home Alone 2. Bring your cozy blanket & snuggle up over hot chocolate, snacks & brews. And if beer's not your thing, feel free to BYO.

Doors open at 6:30, movie starts promptly at 7:15. Don't be late or you'll miss the van to the airport!

Home Alone

When bratty 8-year-old Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) acts out the night before a family trip to Paris, his mother (Catherine O'Hara) makes him sleep in the attic. After the McCallisters mistakenly leave for the airport without Kevin, he awakens to an empty house and assumes his wish to have no family has come true. But his excitement sours when he realizes that two con men (Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern) plan to rob the McCallister residence, and that he alone must protect the family home.

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

After snarky youth Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) loses track of his father at the airport, he mistakenly gets on a plane headed for New York City -- while the rest of the McCallisters fly to Florida. Now alone in the Big Apple, Kevin cons his way into a room at the Plaza Hotel and begins his usual antics. But when Kevin discovers that the Sticky Bandits (Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern) are on the loose, he struggles to stop them from robbing an elderly man's toy store just before Christmas.

The Plan: 
6:30 - doors open
7:15 - Home Alone 1
9:00- 9:15 - intermission
9:15 - Home Alone 2
11:00 - leave, you filthy animals

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Consider This :: Entrepreneurship in Hospitality
Nov
16
6:00 PM18:00

Consider This :: Entrepreneurship in Hospitality

How did a local menswear clothing brand start making uniforms & aprons for some of Chicago's top restaurants & bars? How did two bartenders climb the ropes to run their own (& probably your favorite) bars? How did a newly-launched PR & branding agency secure those two companies as their first two clients?

We've all asked ourselves "How'd they get there?" Here's your chance to hear from a group of diverse creatives who are willing to share how they developed their thinking and used their experiences to lead them to success. We know you have questions, so ask them already!
 

Consider This will feature:

> Tim Tierney & Jim Snediker of Stock Mfg. Co.

> Jenna Liberman & Chloe List of Slow Down Co.

> Jeff Donahue & Wade Hall McElroy of Leisure Activities 
 

Join us for a night of discussion & questions focusing on entrepreneurship, hospitality, balance & creativity.

6pm: Welcome cocktail c/o Leisure Activities & networking

6:30pm-7:30pm: Panel

7:30pm-8pm: Q&A

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Inside the Design Studio :: Low Res Studio
Nov
6
6:00 PM18:00

Inside the Design Studio :: Low Res Studio

We have partnered with General Assembly to host an “Inside the Design Studio” featuring some of the key creatives behind Low Res Studio. Hear from Nathan Michael, Tabitha Rand, Jonny Mendez, and Evan Sheehan on how they are using design to create amazing experiences for their clients and the Chicago community. Don’t miss this opportunity to get inspired and learn how to take your creativity to the next level!

What’s on the agenda?
* Check-in & Networking 5:45PM - 6:00PM
* Panel 6:15PM - 7:15PM
* Q&A and Networking 7:15PM - 8:00PM
 

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Stranger Things Season 2 Lock In
Nov
4
to Nov 5

Stranger Things Season 2 Lock In

Calling all mouthbreathers! Things will be getting a little strange in Low Res Studio as we pull an all-night marathon and watch the entire new season of Stranger Things. Grab the Barb to your Nancy and stop by from 7PM - 3AM (doors @ 6:30PM) on Saturday, November 4th.

Eleven Rules for Stranger Things S.2 Lock In

1. No talking during the episodes or the Hawkins police will escort you out.

2. Eat waffles from the waffle bar to channel your inner Eleven.

3. Drink beer, Red Bull & coffee provided to keep you on the edge of your seat all night, and morning, long.

4. We'll have chairs but BYO-comfy accessories, pillows, blankets, sleeping bags.

5. Drop-in for an episode or stay for all 9.

6. Communicating with someone in the Upsidedown is forbidden. Please refrain from using cell phones or any Christmas lights during the screening.

7. Dressing as one of the characters is encouraged. Extra points for Barb. Extra Extra points for dead Barb.

8. Bring your friends! Even if they're crazy.

9. Feel free to bring your own Snack Pack, but be prepared to share.

10. No spoilers. No one likes a snitch.

11. Don't let the Demogorgon get you.

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Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1ZXOOLMJ8s

 

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