A secondary rainbow is a faint visual echo that appears outside a rainbow when light bends twice while passing through raindrops. Composer, violist, and occasional vocalist Catherine Lamb uses careful calculation and subtle dynamics to evoke correspondingly liminal sonic experiences. Born in Olympia, Washington, and based in Berlin, she’s developed a musical approach that combines […]
Local collective ATOM-R host one more performance at the Graham Foundation in conjunction with an interactive exhibit at the International Museum of Surgical Science.
Portrait of Myself as My Father, Chicago Moth StorySlam, and more happenings from October 21-23.
Over at the Graham Foundation, a retrospective of the work of Iraqi architect Rifat Chadirji is an unlikely and unintentional companion piece to the Art Institute’s “Moholy-Nagy: Future Present.”
Expo Chicago, “Tattoo” at the Field Museum, and more
It also drew an enormous crowd to the Architecture Biennial’s opening weekend.
Over the course of her five-decade career, Chicago-based artist Barbara Kasten has experimented with some pretty complex processes. To create her photographic series from the late 1970s and ’80s, she carefully positioned props—often large geometric objects made from wood or plaster—among fiberglass screens, wires, mesh, mirrors, et cetera, then shot these abstract installations with a […]
Chicago’s own art book fair and objects shop is back for a second year.
But our mayor is in a category of his own.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Saturday, May 17
The Graham Foundation announces its 2012 individual grantees
Matt Carlson (Golden Retriever, ex-Parenthetical Girls) makes his local solo debut at Lampo’s spring season opener.
Three events to check out tonight, Friday, March 16.
Architect Stanley Tigerman speaks tonight at the Graham Foundation
DANCE | For sale: Chrissy Murderbot’s record collection Local electronic producer Chris Shively, aka Chrissy Murderbot, who runs the labels Sleazetone and Loose Squares, is slimming down his record collection. Last Monday he put about 90 percent of it, which works out to more than 700 pieces, up for sale at online music catalog and […]