Editor’s note Mon 12/12/22: the St. Lucia events previously posted below are scheduled for Tuesday 12/13/22. The Reader regrets our error. Join Andersonville residents and celebrate the holidays the Swedish way, with St. Lucia and the Lucia Procession. Lucia girls, in white robes and candle crowns, will be crowned at noon at the temporary Nordic […]
Livestreaming class, pasta, Tsai Ming-liang, and meditation
Teens 14-18 years old looking to break into the streaming eco-system can get livestream certified through the Chicago Public Library’s YOUmedia program at Harold Washington Library Center (400 S. State) today. Using YOUmedia’s livestreaming area, you can learn how to use the open source streaming software OBS to run your own channel (Twitch, YouTube, Instagram, […]
Chicago House Music symposium, cheese workshop, music, and more
It’s day one of the Chicago House Music Festival and Conference, which runs through Sunday 9/18. Today’s the symposium portion of this free four-day event. At the Logan Center for the Arts (915 E. 60th), there will be a slate of panels focused on the history, culture, and business of house music: the House Music […]
Desire, sneakers, disc brakes, soccer
While everyone’s distracted by that big downtown music festival, sneak in a leisurely stroll at the Art Institute of Chicago (111. S Michigan). Today is one of the final days to catch Igshaan Adams’s exhibition “Desire Lines.” In this show, Adams takes over a room with fiber art installations ranging from sculptures to wall hangings […]
What the hell is this place? Inside Out Art Studio
Masks deck out its front window, but the Inside Out Art Studio has much more inside.
This week’s Culture Vultures recommend:
Chicagoans recommend the Rebuilding Exchange, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, and more.
The 53rd annual University of Chicago Folk Festival
This year’s U. of C. Folk Festival features blues-guitar scion Elmore James Jr., bluegrass great Danny Paisley, and more.
From 6/24 — Free Animal Anxiety Reduction Classes
PAWS Chicago will offer a free eight-week course aimed at helping people overcome feelings of fear or anxiety they experience when interacting with animals.
6/5—Free Workshops at Lillstreet Art Center
Lillstreet Art Center offers free worskshops on Sat 6/5.
BYOO (Blow Your Own Ornament)
Create your own blown glass ornaments