Nothing like an opening at the Museum of Contemporary Art to showcase the exceptional style Chicagoans have, in all their diversity. The festivities in May celebrating artist Nick Cave’s solo exhibition “Forothermore” were no exception. Body coverings were a central theme and could be appreciated on every level: on guests’ outfits in their special post-lockdown […]
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Writer-photographer Lee Bey’s new book Southern Exposure showcases architectural masterworks on the typically neglected south and west sides.
The Smart Museum exhibit and companion book provide a valuable historical record of Chicago art between 1960 and 1980.
A celebration of African culture will be happening at the DuSable Museum.
The annual art fair is deliberately overlapping with the Chicago Architecture Biennial.
Feast your eyes at these spaces outside the downtown area.
Young Playwrights Festival, Forward Motion Activist Fundraiser, and more things to do this weekend.
Also, snow on the ground in Logan Square for a movie shoot and Rahm’s new inner circle.
Stateville Correctional Center inmates find creative ways to serve out their sentences.
With 32 acts at 11 venues, the Hyde Park Jazz Festival paints a portrait of the Chicago scene.
The creator of Blacklight Cinema, a Chicago film festival that ran from 1982 to 1995, reminisces about the history of black underground filmmaking and his own “adventures in cinema.”
With a new show by and about black men, the South Side Community Art Center aims to reclaim.