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Art Shay ‘Troublemakers’

The title of Art Shay’s new photo exhibit, “Troublemakers,” was deliberately chosen to play with audience expectations, says Erik Gellman, the Roosevelt University history professor who curated it. Visitors may come in expecting to see images of hooligans. Instead they’ll find photos of scenes from the freedom movements of the 1950s and ’60s as they […]

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Aleksandar Hemon & Audrey Niffenegger on Chicago, 9/14, and more Granta events

The authors of The Time Traveler’s Wife and Love and Obstacles discuss “how artists and writers from around the world represent Chicago in their work” tonight at the Chicago Cultural Center. It’s just the beginning of Granta‘s Chicago issue festivities: Alex Kotlowitz, Maria Venegas, and Stuart Dybek read Thursday at Harold Washington Library; and photographer […]