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Event For: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Exhibitor: [Hyde Park Art Center]

Posted: 2014-04-21 11:25:56

Beastly Story Slam Special Topic: The Heart of the Beast Tuesday, April 22, 6-8 pm Accomplished storyteller, Judith Heineman and artist/educator, Laura Shaeffer lead this storytelling competition. The event explores a particular theme related to the exhibition - this one is "Heart of the Beast". This theme can be interpreted as broadly as you wish. Have you ever had a beastly day? Beastly Boss? Actually been face to face with a ferocious animal in a life threatening scenario? In a dream? Ever disect an animal and hold its heart in your hand while it was still beating??? Tell us the story. A story slam consists of five-minute true stories, told without notes or props. Ten people sign up to tell their stories. Their names are put in a hat and are randomly selected during the event. Judges and audience score the tellers, who compete for prizes -first prize is a screen print of The Beast. For more information, please visit The Beast website.

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Event For: Friday, April 25, 2014
Exhibitor: [Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery]

Posted: 2014-04-18 08:34:39


4:00 to 5:00 p.m. GALLERY TALK with Thom Whalen and Robert Sill

5:00 to 7:00 p.m. EXHIBITION RECEPTION

Focus 4: Four solo exhibitions Barbara Aubin / mixed media and collage Guy Benson / paintings and drawings Julia Haw / paintings and drawings Thom Whalen / paintings and sculpture

Focus 4: Four Solo Exhibitions is an ongoing program that highlights work by accomplished artists in four separate exhibits. The artists are selected by four fine arts curators from various sites of the statewide Illinois State Museum system.

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Event For: Saturday, April 26, 2014
Exhibitor: [Betty Rymer Gallery]

Posted: 2014-04-18 11:25:11

2014 IMPACT festival of MFA student performance

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27 starting at 3 pm

Location: SAIC Performance Space, 280 S. Columbus Drive

Free and open to the public.

Featuring: Elise Cowin, Amelia Charter, Stephen Kwok, Natalia Redbird Nicholson, Mitsu Salmon, Christine Shallenberg, Jill M. Stone, Kevin Sparrow, Keijuan Thomas, Lindsey Barlag Thornton, Wei Hsinyen, and Joshua Patterson/Andrew Kaye.

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Event For: Saturday, April 26, 2014
Exhibitor: [Department of Exhibition and Performance Spaces, Columbia College Chicago]

Posted: 2014-04-22 09:23:21

The widely acclaimed, city-wide program RISK: Empathy, Art and Social Practice celebrates the close of the exhibition this Saturday, with a reception, catalogue release and artist performances.

April 26, 6:30-8:00 pm Glass Curtain Gallery 1104 S. Wabash Ave

To read press coverage from the Chicago Tribune, New City, Hyperallergic, Bad at Sports and more please visit: colum.edu/risk

Participating artists: Alberto Aguilar, Jim Duignan, Industry of the Ordinary, Samantha Hill, Kirsten Leenaars, Faheem Majeed, Cecil McDonald, Jr., Jennifer Mills, Cheryl Pope, Museum of Contemporary Phenomenon, Potluck: Chicago, and Fereshteh Toosi.


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