Today kicks off the 50th year for Fiesta del Sol, which organizers call the “largest Latino festival of its kind in the country.” The festival is a dizzying combination of workshops, vendors, expos, family and wellness activities, and more taking over Cermak from Laflin to Morgan through Sunday. Music is a big part of the […]
Interviewees: Alma Weiser, director of Heaven Gallery; Janet Dees, Steven and Lisa Munster Tananbaum curator of modern and contemporary art at the Block Museum of Art; Asha Iman Veal, associate curator at the Museum of Contemporary Photography; Teresa Silva, executive and artistic director of the Chicago Artists Coalition; Edra Soto, artist and codirector of the […]
The Museum of Contemporary Photography examines America’s obsession with guns in a new exhibit.
The Museum of Contemporary Photography’s “Reproductive” raises questions about the future of Roe v. Wade.
From literal and data-driven to poetic and hopeful, the galleries curated by Columbia College Chicago professors show what democracy means to them.
There’s time to catch “The Many Hats of Ralph Arnold” at the Museum of Contemporary Photography
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Scott Simon discusses his book My Cubs, Pop Culture Happy Hour, and more happenings from April 10-13
Rhino Poetry, Drive-By Truckers, and more happenings from January 30-February 2.
A new exhibit, “Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy,” features various artists’ responses to the environmental problem.
How the museum has, and will, survive the next photographic revolution
Poetry‘s Wintertime Party, a Charlotte Moorman exhibit, and other weekend happenings in Chicago from January 25-28.
Photographer Michael Schmelling deftly captures Chicago’s underground music scene in “Your Blues.”
What’s on the Reader’s Agenda for Tuesday, August 19
“Phantoms in the Dirt” at the Museum of Contemporary Photography offers more than meets the eye.