Want something visually stimulating to marvel at this weekend? The Reader has you covered. Here’s what’s on tap:
Timeslip at Gallery 400 Lecture Room. An exhibition of films exploring different aspects of time, such as time capsules and time travel.
Festa Italiana. The four-day festival on Taylor St. kicks off its 7th year on Thursday and will feature food, performances on three stages, and vendors selling crafts, jewelry and more. Mamma mia!
Brasil Fest. This weekend, get a glimpse of the country that’s slated to host the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympics in 2016. The three-day fest will be hitting Logan Square with traditional food, music, art and more starting Friday.
Unioned Labors at The Bike Room. Three pairs of artists—a father and daughter, a husband and wife, and a professor and student—produced works reflective of their relationships in various mediums. Exhibition opens Saturday and runs through 9/22.
Celebration of Dance at Millennium Park. A collection of different genres of dance performed outdoors at Jay Pritzker Pavilion.
Fall Fashion Preview at Water Tower Place. Grab a ticket for an early look at the clothing and accessories that will flank the racks of Water Tower Place shops this fall. Food and drinks will be on hand.