Today the exhibition “Palette and Palate” opens at Madron Gallery (1000 W. North). It’s a retrospective celebrating Chicago’s Riccardo’s Restaurant and Gallery that anticipates a PBS documentary on the topic dropping in December. In the mid-20th century, Riccardo’s Restaurant and Gallery was founded by former WPA artist Ric Riccardo. At first, he immersed diners in […]
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Grün Wasser diversify their apocalyptic EBM on the new Not OK With Things, the Chicago South Side Film Festival celebrates house music with a documentary by Jesse Saunders, and more.
Here’s a roundup of the cutest furry, feathered, and finned mothers and their babies in the area.
The “Washed Ashore” display, which shines a spotlight on all the garbage in the ocean, is now outside the Shedd Aquarium.
The pop-up bar Room 237 and more goings-on January 19-21
Also, the Obama Foundation wants to change the nation’s stereotypes about the south side.
Also, 12 museums are offering free admission for CPS students this week.
Shedd Aquarium / Museum Campus 1200 S. Lake Shore 312-939-2438 sheddaquarium.org @shedd_aquarium Runner-Up Lake Shore Drive
Feminist Happy Hour, Sauced Market, and more happenings from November 14-17.
The M1 Interactive firm gives a tour of the space where its designers create immersive digital environments.
Adam Seger teaches tiki drinks, Good Beer Hunting gets interviewed, a Moody Tongue beer dinner, secret weapons and more.
Whatever else George Lucas’s proposed museum is, it’s a vanity project, something its predecessors were not.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Sunday, February 9
Never forced (think NY Post or, ahem, Chicago Sun-Times), they achieve a breezy, casual success: attendees at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo were “looking for love in Alderaan places,” for instance.