Looking for something fun to do around town this weekend and beyond? Read on, and stay safe! FRI 5/6 At 7 PM tonight, the Block Museum (40 Arts Circle, on Northwestern University’s Evanston campus) hosts Looking at Listening, an evening of audiovisual experiments by and about women in film and sound. The program includes four […]
[The program] engages what it means to be a Black body . . . in ways both nimbly tactile and equivocally abstruse as only art can be, specifically vis-à-vis experimental film and video.
Looking for a little break from the spooky season? While it’s nearly impossible to completely avoid the ghouls and goblins over the next seven days, here’s some events and activities that promise a limited amount of monsters. As always, beware of the emotional vampires – some of them show up year-round! FRI 10/29 If you’re […]
Nigerian-born, London-based fashion designer Duro Olowu curates one of the MCA’s largest shows ever filled with local treasures.
“Amazements,” a screening of recent and older works, screens at the Block Museum of Art.
In what is actually the director’s second film, she delivers an interactive, self-reflective performance.
The largest single archive devoted to influential experimental composer John Cage lives in a library at Northwestern—and it goes a lot deeper than its famous Beatles lyric sheets.
Comedian Tom Papa and more goings-on March 9-11
Chicago Architecture Biennial Aside from the main exhibition taking place at the Cultural Center, this year’s biennial boasts a number of smaller satellite shows, including new “anchor sites” in various neighborhoods; “Past Forward: Architecture and Design at the Art Institute,” an installation devoted to the museum’s collection; and many related productions at smaller galleries. Read […]
The French-Algerian artist explores loss through repair.
The short by Suzanne Simpson offers a rare glimpse into the artist’s early creative process.
The Block Museum hosts a retrospective of one of the most overlooked artists of a vibrant era.
Oliver Stone tells the Snowden story, Nate Parker tells the Nat Turner story, and Ewan McGregor tries to tell Philip Roth’s story, plus other highlights.
Poetry‘s Wintertime Party, a Charlotte Moorman exhibit, and other weekend happenings in Chicago from January 25-28.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, October 2