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selected dates: 10/5/12-any [clear]

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OCTOBER 5TH, 2012
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd MCA: First Friday: Noir: Oct 5

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Other added almost 2 years ago

At First Fridays, visitors can unwind after work and enjoy an intriguing mix of culture, ranging from live music and performance art to experimental films and hands-on art stations. First Fridays tickets, which include museum admission, live entertainment, and complimentary Wolfgang Puck hors d’oeuvres, are $18 ($13 in advance). The theme for First Fridays in October is Noir.  Music includes spins by...   [more]


OCTOBER 6TH, 2012
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Andrey Bogush, Ryan Feeney, Bea Fremderman: Falling Short

LVL3 Gallery    north side
1542 Milwaukee Ave. #3
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 469-0333
http://www.lvl3gallery.com
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Opening added almost 2 years ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd ICE: Correspondence: Cage and Boulez

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Performance added about 2 years ago

The MCA Stage embarks on the third season of its three-year ensemble-in-residence with ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble) with three distinct concerts throughout the 2012-13 MCA Stage season. The first is Correspondence: Cage and Boulez on October 6, 2012, that explores the music and relationship of John Cage and Pierre Boulez, two iconic 20th-century composers. The concert is presented in co...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd J.C. Gabel: MCA: Culture Catalyst: J.C. Gabel: Oct 9

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Lecture added about 2 years ago

Each month, get to know the work of a different Chicago-based thought leader, meet the artists featured in our Chicago Works exhibition series, and discover those who influence arts and culture in our community. The first Culture Catalyst of the season  is J.C. Gabel, founding editor and publisher of STOP SMILING and is presently the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of literary organization The Chicagoan. Gabel a...   [more]


OCTOBER 7TH, 2012
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Christopher Aque: Homonyms (for Misfits and Outcasts)

PEREGRINEPROGRAM    other (outside main areas)
3311 W Carroll Ave. #119
Chicago, IL 60624
http://www.peregrineprogram.com
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Opening added almost 2 years ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Building: Inside Studio Gang Architects

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Opening added almost 2 years ago


OCTOBER 8TH, 2012
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Valerie Snobeck: Who Build What Build You

Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago    south side
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
773-702-0200
http://smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Opening added almost 2 years ago


OCTOBER 9TH, 2012
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Benjamin Nicholson: Voices: Benjamin Nicholson

Gallery 400    west loop/west town
UIC College of Architecture and Art, 400 S. Peoria Street (Art and Design Hall, First Floor)
Chicago, IL 60607
312-996-6114
http://gallery400.uic.edu/
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Lecture added about 2 years ago

"Geometry, Labyrinths, Crop Circles, and Taboo"  Benjamin Nicholson is Associate Professor of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His work has been exhibited internationally, including at the Whitney Museum at Altria, New York; the Renaissance Society, Chicago; the Barcelona Center of Contemporary Culture; and the Venice Biennale...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd John Cage: MCA: Curator Tour: John Cage: Oct 9

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Tour added about 2 years ago

Visitors are invited to walk through the MCA DNA: John Cage exhibition with Lynne Warren, MCA curator, and learn about the criteria and ideas that guided her selection of Cage’s compositions and artworks. Over the years Cage returned numerous times to Chicago, where he had lived in the early 1940s, often stopping at the MCA to execute various projects or see friends. On view are scores and books draw...   [more]


OCTOBER 11TH, 2012
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Doug Stapleton: Gallry Talk

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Artist talk added almost 2 years ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Shimon Attie: The Neighbor Next Door Public Lecture

Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art    suburbs
Northwestern University, 40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
847-491-4000
http://www.blockmuseum.northwestern.edu
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Lecture added about 2 years ago

Shimon Attie will give a public lecture on Thursday, October 11 at 6:30 pm. A reception precedes the lecture at 5:30 pm.   [more]


OCTOBER 12TH, 2012
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jan Tichy: 1979:1 — 2012:21: Jan Tichy Works with the MoCP Collection

Museum of Contemporary Photography    michigan ave/downtown
Columbia College Chicago, 600 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605
312-663-5554
http://www.mocp.org
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Opening added almost 2 years ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Luis Romero, Michael Milano: all is as all as as yet or as yet

Roots & Culture    west loop/west town
1034 N. Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60622
773-235-8874
http://www.rootsandculturecac.org
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Opening added almost 2 years ago


OCTOBER 13TH, 2012
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jimmy Roberts: MCA: Family Days: Fold/Unfold: Oct 13

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Other added almost 2 years ago

Every second Saturday the MCA from 11 am to 3 pm at the MCA from October to May families are invited to learn about the art of our time through hands-on art activities, scavenger hunts, Look & Learn stations, and more. The month of October is inspired by Jimmy Robert’s process, create wearable sculptures and other exciting forms as you fold, unfold, tear, and arrange materials of all sorts. Admission...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jan Tichy: Jan Tichy in Conversation with Jason Lazarus and Faheem Majeed

Museum of Contemporary Photography    michigan ave/downtown
Columbia College Chicago, 600 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605
312-663-5554
http://www.mocp.org
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Other added almost 2 years ago

Exhibiting artist Jan Tichy, and artists and curators Jason Lazarus and Faheem Majeed will have a conversation on artistic practices that deal with collecting and collections. Faheem Majeed is an artist, curator, and community facilitator. He blends these experiences to create works that focus on institutional critique and exhibitions that leverage collaboration to engage his immediate community, and...   [more]


OCTOBER 14TH, 2012
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Christopher Michlig: Patternesque

Devening Projects + Editions    west loop/west town
3039 West Carroll
Chicago, IL 60612
312.420.4720
http://www.deveningprojects.com
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Opening added almost 2 years ago



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