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thursdayjanuary7

State of the Art World Today panel, moderated by Andrew Kourvetaris, at National Hellenic Museum, 801 W Adams St, 4th Fl, at Halsted St, 6-8pm

Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man screens at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe Way, 6-8pm

fridayjanuary8

Richard Rezac opens at Rhona Hoffman Gallery, 118 N Peoria St, btw W Randolph St and W Washington Blvd, 5-7:30pm

Kim Piotrowski opens at 65GRAND, 1378 W Grand Ave, btw N Noble St and N Ada St, 7-10pm

Gregory Jacobsen opens at Zg Gallery, 300 W Superior St, btw N Sedgewick St and N Orleans St, 5:30-7:30pm

Mark Mulroney opens at ebersmoore, 213 N Morgan St, 3C, btw Fulton Market and Lake St, 6-9pm

Lauren E. Simonutti opens at Catherine Edelman Gallery, 300 W Superior St, btw N Sedgewick St and N Orleans St, 5-8pm

Han Seok Hyun opens at Walsh Gallery, 118 N Peoria St, 2F, btw W Randolph St and W Washington Blvd, 5-8pm

Rob Laboray opens at Peter Miller Gallery, 118 N Peoria St, btw W Randolph St and W Washington Blvd, 5-8pm

Jim Dee opens at Logsdon 1909, 1909 S Halsted St, at W 19th St, 6-10pm

Steven Blutter, Francois Burland, and Ed Ott open at Judy A Saslow Gallery, 300 W Superior St, btw N Sedgewick St and N Orleans St, 5-8pm

Jason Lahr, Tim Vermeulen, and Gene Hamilton open at Packer Schopf Gallery, 942 W Lake St, btw N Morgan St and N Sangamon St, 5-8pm

Kina Bagovska, Dylan AT Miner, and Barb Blacharczyk & Allison Svoboda open at ARC Gallery, 832 W Superior St, #204, at N Green St, 6-9pm

Cheat Codes: Lessons in Love, curated by Amelia Winger-Bearskin, opens at ANTENA, 1765 S Laflin St, btw W 17th St and W 18th St, 6-10pm

saturdayjanuary9

Lauren Simonutti discusses her work at Catherine Edelman Gallery, 300 W Superior St, at Franklin St, Noon

Show n’ Tell, with Michael Renaud and Zach Dodson at Schubas, 3159 Southport Ave, at Belmont Ave, 8pm

Lady GaGa performs at Chicago Theatre, 175 N State St, at E Lake St, 7:30pm, $40

sundayjanuary10

Jessica Max Stein reads at Quimbys, 1854 W North Ave, at N Wolcott St, 3pm

An American Journey: In Robert Frank’s Footsteps screens at Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, btw Benton Pl and Randolph St, 4pm

mondayjanuary11

The Gapers Block Book Club at The Book Cellar, 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave, btw Leland Ave and Lawrence Ave, 7:30pm

Peace Party at Danny’s Tavern, 1951 W Dickens Ave, at Damen Ave, 9pm

tuesdayjanuary12

Elements of Photography tour with curator Michael Green at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe Way, Noon

Konstantin Grcic is ongoing at Art Institute, 111 Michigan Ave, at E Monroe St, 10:30am-5pm

wednesdayjanuary13

Ben Russell screens film and video at Gallery 400, UIC, 400 S Peoria St, at Vane Buren St, 7pm

Adam Green performs at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln Ave, at W Fullerton Ave, 9pm, $15

 

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thursdaydecember31

Girl Talk perform at Congress Theatre, 2135 N Milwaukee Ave, btw W Francis Pl and W Armitage Ave, 9:30pm, $35

The Jesus Lizard performs at Metro, 3730 N Clark St, btw W Grace St and W Waveland Ave, 9pm, $50

Crystal Castles perform at Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N Kedzie Ave, 9:30pm, $50

fridayjanuary1

First Friday at Flat Iron, 1579 N Milwaukee Ave, at N Damen Ave, 6-10pm

Jens Lekman performs at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at Cortez St, 10pm, $20

The Black Keys and Kurt Vile perform at Riviera Theatre, 4750 N Broadway, btwW Lawrence Ave and W Leland Ave, 8pm, $36

saturdayjanuary2

Apostles of Beauty: Arts and Crafts from Britain to Chicago is ongoing at Art Institute, 111 S Michigan Ave, at E Monroe St, 10am-5pm

Blackstone Book Exchange at Chicago Public Library, Blackstone Branch, 4904 S Lake Park Ave, at 49th St, 2pm

sundayjanuary3

Tyson Reeder is ongoing at SubCity Projects, Fine Arts Building, 410 S Michigan Ave, Rm 1036, btw Van Buren St and Congress Pkwy, 10am-4pm

Dasboton perform at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, btw N Throop St and N Elston Ave, 9pm, $8

mondayjanuary4

Panic in the Streets screens at Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, btw Lake St and Randolph St, 6pm

Weeds Poetry Night at Weeds, 1555 N Dayton St, at Weed St, 10:30pm

tuesdayjanuary5

Doodleganza with Ezra Claytan Daniels at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe Way, 6-8pm

Joseph E Yoakum is ongoing at Intuit, 756 N Milwaukee Ave, at Ogden Ave, 11am-5pm

wednesdayjanuary6

Liam Gillick is ongoing at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van Der Rohe Way, 10am-5pm

Series A, featuring George J Farrah, at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell Ave, at E 50th St, 7pm

Paperbear and Dorian Taj perform at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at Cortez St, 9:30pm

 

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thursdaydecember24

Monica Bonvincini is ongoing at Art Institute, 111 S Michigan Ave, at E Monroe St, 10:30am-5pm

Ancient Americas is ongoing at The Field Museum, 1400 S Lake Shore Dr, at Mc Fetridge Dr, 9am-5pm

fridaydecember25

Avatar screens at Navy Pier IMAX, 600 E Grand Ave, Ste 115, 7pm

saturdaydecember26

The Santaland Diaries at Theatre Building Chicago, 1225 W Belmont Ave, btw Racine Ave and Lakewood Ave, 7:30pm, $24

Steamboat Bill, Jr screens at Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, at Benton Pl, 3pm

F U Santa Post Xmas Dance Party at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, btw N Throop St and N Elston Ave, $5

sundaydecember27

Daria Martin is ongoing at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe Way, 11am-5pm

Love of Everything perform at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at Cortez St, 8pm, $3

mondaydecember28

Kwanzaa 2009 at Malcolm X Community College, 1900 W Van Buren St, btw Damen Ave and Ogden Ave, Noon

Weeds Poetry Night at Weeds, 1555 N Dayton St, at Weed St, 10:30pm

tuesdaydecember29

The Good Life perform at Subterranean, 2011 North Ave, at N Milwaukee Ave, 8pm, $12

Safe Smiles at Trace, 3714 N Clark St, at Waveland Ave, 10pm

wednesdaydecember30

The Fiery Furnaces perform at Schubas, 3159 N Southport, at W Belmont Ave, 9pm, $15

Freaks & Flash is ongoing at Intuit, 756 N Milwaukee Ave, at N Ogden Ave, 11am-5pm

 HARRISON HAYNES ||| ZINGCHAT: ERICA ALLEN ||| ROYAL ART LODGE

 

thursdaydecember17

Alejandro Chevatta and Virginia Fleck open at 360SEE Gallery, 1924 N Damen Ave, btw W Homer St and W Cortland St, 6-9pm

Whitney Bradshaw discusses Barbara Crane at Chicago Cultural Center, 78 W Washington St, at Michigan Ave, 12:15pm

Donald Hallmark on Frank Lloyd Wright at Art Institute, 111 S Michigan Ave, at Adams St, 6pm

fridaydecember18

Trendbeheer Meets Proximity opens at Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219 S Morgan St, at W 32nd Pl, 7-9pm

To Face: A Portrait Show opens at Lloyd Dobler Gallery, 1545 W Division St, at N Milwaukee Ave, 6-10pm

Holiday Studio Show at Big Cat Press, 2124 N Damen Ave, btw W Shakespeare Ave and W Charleston St, 6-10pm

Julie Caffey performs at Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery, 100 W Randolph St, 2nd fl, at Clark St, Noon

The Hideout Players Hideout Christmas Panto Ho Ho Ho; the Humanity at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia St, btw N Throop St and N Elston Ave, 10pm, $12

saturdaydecember19

Rotterdam VHS Film Festival program at Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219 S Morgan St, at W 32nd Pl, 7pm

Angel Otero is ongoing at Kavi Gupta, 835 W Washington Blvd, btw N Green St and N Peoria St, 11am-5pm

Drinking & Writing IV: The Twelve Steps of Christmas at Hopleaf, 5148 N Clark St, at Winona St, 4pm

Small Print Show and Holiday Open House at Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, 4642 N Western Ave, btw Eastwood Ave and Leland Ave, Noon-5pm

sundaydecember20

Chelsea Knight is ongoing at Julius Caesar, 3144 W Carroll Ave, 2G, btw N Albany Ave and N Kedzie Ave, 1-4pm

Orange Alert Reading Series, featuring Jeff Phillips, Goldie Goldbloom, Jamie Calder and Tim Jones at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee Ave, 6pm

Joan of Arc perform at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at Cortez St, 8pm, $3

mondaydecember21

Into Temptation screens at Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, btw Benton Pl and Randolph St, 8pm

Call Me Lightning perform at Metro, 3730 N Clark St, btw W Grace St and W Waveland Ave, 8pm, $9

tuesdaydecember22

The Hideout Annual Holiday Sale at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, btw N Throop St and N Elston Ave, 6pm

Allen Stevo reads at The Café, 5115 N Lincoln Ave, at Foster Ave, 8pm

wednesdaydecember23

Avagami perform at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at Cortez St, 9:30pm

Artists in Depth: Liam Gillick, Jenny Holzer, Donald Judd, Sol LeWitt is ongoing at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe Way, 10am-5pm

 

MIKE LOHR / SEMILIQUID  |||  ZINGCHAT: ERICA ALLEN  |||  YEON-DOO JUNG

 

 

thursdaydecember10

Joe Hardesty discusses his work at Western Exhibitions, 119 N Peoria St, Suite 2A, btw W Randolph St and W Washington Blvd, 5:30pm

Glenn Lowry lectures at Art Institute, 111 S Michigan Ave, at Monroe St, 6pm

Conversations at the Edge: Ben Russell at Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, btw W Couch Pl and W Randolph St, 6pm

fridaydecember11

Lauren Gregory opens at Swimming Pool Project Space, 2858 W Montrose Ave, btw N Francisco Ave and N Mozart St , 7-11pm

Scott Stulen opens at ebersmoore, 213 N Morgan St, 3C, btw Fulton Market St and Lake St, 6-9pm

Adam Ekberg opens at Thomas Robertello Gallery, 939 W Randolph St, btw N Morgan St and N Sangamon St, 5-8pm

Juan Angel Chavez opens at Linda Warren Gallery, 1062 W Fulton Market, at N Aberdeen St, 6-9pm

Picturing the Studio, curated by Michelle Grabner and Annika Marie, opens at Sullivan Galleries, 33 S State St, 7th Fl, btw E Madison St and E Monroe St, 4:30-7pm

notBig: A Small Works Competition at Logsdon 1909, 1909 S Halsted St, 6-10pm

saturdaydecember12

Matt Stolle opens at Andrew Rafacz Gallery, 835 W Washington Blvd, btw at N Green St, 4-7pm

Lessen opens at Ben Russell, 1716 S Morgan, 2F, btw W 16th St and W 18th St, 6-9pm

The Object of the Game opens at Spoke, 119 N Peoria St, 3D, btw Randolph St and Washington St, 7-10pm

Mathew Paul Jinks discusses his work at Gallery 400, S Peoria St, at W Van Buren St, 2pm

The Debutante Ball Fundraiser at ThreeWalls, 119 N Peoria St, btw W Monroe St and W Adams St, 7:30pm, $30

Austin Eddy is ongoing at GOLDEN, 816 Newport Ave, #1, btw Sheffield Ave and Halsted St, 1-6pm

sundaydecember13

Amanda Ross-Ho discusses her work at Sullivan Galleries, SAIC, 33 S State St, 7th Fl, btw Madison St and Monroe St, Noon

Second Sunday at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell Ave, at E 50th St, 1-4pm

mondaydecember14

James Castle is ongoing at Art Institute, 111 S Michigan Ave, at Monroe St, 10:30am-5pm

Andrew Bird performs at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E Chestnut St, btw N Rush St and N Michigan Ave, 8pm, $25

tuesdaydecember15

Cabinet of Curiosities: Dystopias vs Enchanted Forests at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe Way, 6pm

Nico Vega, Inward Eye, and The Neon Trees perform at Schubas, 3159 N Southport Ave, at W Belmont Ave, 8pm, $10

wednesdaydecember16

Nicolas Frank and Joe Hardesty are ongoing at Western Exhibitions, 119 N Peoria St, 2A, at W Randolph St, 11am-6pm

Bookslut Reading Series, featuring Daniel Nester, at Hopleaf, 5148 N Clark St, at Winona St, 7:30pm

 

SERGE ONNEN  |||  ZINGCHAT: MIKE BALLOU  |||  OLAV WESTPHALEN


 

 

thursdaydecember3

Reginald Gibbons reads at National Hellenic Museum, 801 W Adams St, 4th Fl, at Halsted St, 6pm

fridaydecember4

Rick Stevens opens at Gallery KH, 311 W Superior St, btw N Orleans St and N Franklin St, 5-8pm

Georgina Valverde opens at Antena, 1765 S Laflin St, at W 18th St, 6-10pm

Wilson Bentley opens at Carl Hammer Gallery, 740 N Wells St, btw W Chicago Ave and W Superior St, 5:30-8pm

Margo Hoff opens at Corbett vs Dempsey, 1120 N Ashland Ave, at W Haddon Ave, 5-7pm

UBS 12 x 12: Carrie Schneider opens at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe Way, 6-10pm

Rufino Tamayo and Luis Fernando Uribe open at Aldo Castillo Gallery, 675 N Franklin St, btw W Huron St and W Erie St, 6-8:30pm

Wonders of Winter opens at Judy A Saslow Gallery, 300 W Superior St, btw N Orleans St and N Sedgewick St, 5-8pm

Regional Student Exhibition opens at ARC Gallery, 832 W Superior, #204, at N Green St, 6-9pm

saturdaydecember5

Daniel Sullivan opens at Monument 2, 2007 N Point St, at W Armitage Ave, 6-10pm

Exhibition 3.12052009 opens at MVSEVM, 1626 N California Ave, #2, btw North Ave and Wabansia Ave, 6-10pm

John Ronan discusses his work at Art Institute, 111 S Michigan Ave, at Adams St, 1pm

Do Make Say Think perform at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln Ave, at N Halsted St, 10pm, $15

sundaydecember6

Chelsea Knight opens at Julius Caesar, 3144 W Carroll Ave, 2G, btw N kedzie Ave and N Albany Ave, 4-7pm

Charlie Newman reads at Myopic Poetry Bookstore, 1564 N Milwaukee Ave, at Damen Ave, 7pm

Small Print Show and Holiday Open House at Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, 4642 N Western Ave, btw Eastwood Ave and Leland Ave, 11am-7pm

mondaydecember7

See Painted Forest at Rowing Lagoon, btw Fullerton Ave and North Ave

Curtis Harvey and The Glorytellers perform at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia St, btw N Elston Ave and N Throop St, 9pm, $10

tuesdaydecember8

Carrie Schneider discusses her work at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe Way, 6pm

DM Stith and Odawas perform at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at W Cortez St, 9:30pm, $3

wednesdaydecember9

Matthew Paul Jinks opens at Gallery 400, 400 S Peoria St, at W Van Buren St, 5-8pm
Quickies
reading series at Innertown Pub, 1935 W Thomas St, at Winchester Ave, 7:30pm

 

BAD GOOD  |||  ZINGCHAT: MIKE BALLOU  |||  PEACOCK HILL

 

 

thursdaynovember26

Thanksgiving Parade on State Street, 8am-11am

Free Day at Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Rte 53, 7am

Thanksgiving Day Feast for the Animals at Brookfield Zoo, 3300 Golf Rd, Noon, Free

fridaynovember27

Creator/Curator is ongoing at HungryMan Gallery, 2135 N Rockwell St, btw Lyndale St and Milwaukee Ave, by appointment

Stephanie Kuehnert reads at Barbara’s Bookstore, 1100 Lake St, at N Aberdeen St, 7:30pm

The Big Pink and Crystal Antlers perform at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at W Cortez St, 10pm, $10

saturdaynovember28

The Jesus Lizard perform at Metro, 3730 N Clark St, btw N Racine Ave and N Clark St, 8pm, $25

Hideout Dance Party at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia St, btw N Elston Ave and N Throop St, 11:30pm, $5

Scott Treleaven is ongoing at Kavi Gupta Gallery, 835 W Washington Blvd, btw N Green St and N Peoria St, 11am-5pm

Private Fears in Public Places screens at Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, at E Benton Pl, 5:15pm

sundaynovember29

Italics: Italian Art between Tradition and Revolution 1968-2008 is ongoing at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe Way, 10am-5pm

Heartland is ongoing at Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S Greenwood Ave, btw E 55th St and E 56th St, 11am-5pm

mondaynovember30

Konstantin Grcic is ongoing at Art Institute, 111 S Michigan Ave, at E Monroe St, 10:30am-5pm

Melt Banana perform at Bottom Lounge, 1375 W Lake St, btw N Ogden Ave and N Ada St, 8pm

tuesdaydecember1

Art Thing: Chuck Thurow at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell Ave, at E 50th St, 6pm

Emory Douglas lectures at Ferguson Lecture Hall, Columbia College, 600 S Michigan Ave, 6:30pm

Doodleganza: The Drawing Extravaganza at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe Way, 6pm

wednesdaydecember2

Scott DeKatch reads at The Café, 5115 N Lincoln Ave, at Foster Ave, 8pm

Series A, featuring Miekal and Maria Damon, at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell Ave, at E 50th St, 7pm

Freaks & Flash is ongoing at Intuit, 756 N Milwaukee Ave, at N Ogden Ave, 11am-5pm

 

DAN ASHER    |||    ZINGCHAT: MIKE BALLOU    |||    LISA KERESZI


 

thursdaynovember19

Select Media Festival 8: The Video Program at Heaven Gallery, 1561 N Milwaukee Ave, 2nd Fl, at W North Ave, 7:30pm, $6

UIC MFA Open Studios at UIC, 400 S Peoria St, at W Van Buren St, 7-9:30pm

Atomic Sketch at Evil Olive, 1551 W Division St, at N Milwaukee Ave, 6-10pm

Laura Heit screens her work at Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, at Randolph St, 6pm

fridaynovember20

Sister Corita opens at Crown Center Gallery, Loyola, 1001 W Loyola, Suite 200, 6-8pm

Nicholas Frank and Joe Hardesty open at Western Exhibitions, 119 N Peoria St, Suite 2A, 5-8pm

Rocio Rodriguez and Garrett Durant open at Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, 325 W Huron St, at N Orleans St, 5-8pm

Ann Ponce and Maria Ponce open at Packer Schopf Gallery, 942 W Lake St, btw N Morgan St and N Sangamon St, 5-8pm

David Bushman and Architecture of Crises open at I Space Gallery, 230 W Superior St, 2nd Fl, at N Franklin St, 5-7pm

Select Media Festival 8: Super Bad Ass Exhibition opening and happening at Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219 S Morgan St, at W 32nd Pl, 7pm-1am

Art Stories: Impressions from 16 Years of Running a Gallery opens at Walsh Gallery, 118 N Peoria St, at W Randolph St, 5-8pm

saturdaynovember21

Jim Dine opens at Richard Gray Gallery, 875 N Michigan Ave, Suite 2503, btw E Delaware St and E Chestnut St, 5-7pm

Creator/Curator opens at Hungryman Gallery, 2135 N Rockwell St, btw Lyndale St and Milwaukee Ave, 6-11pm

Self Portraits opens at Barbara&Barbara Gallery, 1021 N Western Ave, at Cortez St, 7-11pm

Select Media Festival: Christo Mophisto and VJ Galina at Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219 S Morgan St, at W 32nd Pl, 8-11pm

SAIC Holiday Art Sale at SAIC, MacLean Center Ballroom, 112 S Michigan Ave, btw Monroe St and Adams St, 10am-5pm

sundaynovember22

Select Media Festival: Closing Hypnosis Experiment at Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219 S Morgan St, btw at W 32nd Pl, 8-11pm

Sunday Soup at InCUBATE, 2129 N Rockwell St, btw Lyndale St and Milwaukee Ave, 5-7pm, $10

Evangelicals and Holiday Shores perform at Schubas, 3159 Southport Ave, at W Belmont Ave, 8pm, $10

mondaynovember23

How to Take Your Literary Venture to the Next Level seminar at Chicago Cultural Center, 77 E Randolph St, at N Michigan Ave, 6pm, Free, RSVP to Julie.hunt@cityofchicago.org, 312.742.1584

tuesdaynovember24

Taryn Mead lectures at Art Institute, 111 S Michigan Ave, at Adams St, 6pm

Douglas C Bloom and Liliana Porter are ongoing at Carrie Secrist Gallery, 835 W Washington Blvd, btw N Peoria St and N Green St, 10:30-6pm

wednesdaynovember25

Tight Phantomz perform at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at W Cortez St, 9:30pm, $5

Jason Lazarus is ongoing at Andrew Rafacz Gallery, 835 W Washington Blvd, 2nd Fl, btw N Peoria St and N Green St, 11am-6pm

 

LEE STOETZEL  |||  ZINGCHAT: MIKE BALLOU  |||  HARRISON HAYNES

 

 

thursdaynovember12

Zoe Strauss discusses her work at Art Institute, 111 S Michigan Ave, at Adams St, 6pm

Benefit for Scotland Yard Gospel Choir, with The 1900s and Brighton MA, at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia Ave, btw N Elston Ave and N Throop St, 9pm, $12

Girls and Real Estate perform at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at W Cortez St, 9pm, $10

fridaynovember13

Carola Ernst opens at Kavi Gupta, 835 W Washington Blvd, btw N Peoria St and N Green St, 6-9pm

Beth Borjarski and Mark Winter open at Logsdon 1909, 1909 S Halsted St, at W 19th St, 6-10pm

Aline Cautis, Josh Mannis, and Andy Roche open at Old Gold, 3102 W Palmer Blvd, btw N Kedzie Blvd and N Sacramento Ave, 7-10pm

Respite opens at Vespine Gallery, 1907 S Halsted St, at W 19th St, 7-10pm

2nd Fridays at Chicago Arts District, 1954 S Halsted St, Ste 101, 6-10pm

Chris Green reads at Book Cellar, 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave, btw Leland Ave and Lawrence Ave, 7pm

saturdaynovember14

Douglas C. Bloom and Liliana Porter open at Carrie Secrist Gallery, 835 W Washington Blvd, btw N Peoria St and N Green St, 4-7pm

Alex Olson and Lisa Williamson open at Shane Campbell Gallery, 1421 W Chicago Ave, btw N Noble St and N Bishop St, 6-8pm

Melissa Oresky discusses her work at Western Exhibitions, 119 N Peoria St, btw W Randolph St and W Washington Blvd, 4pm

Quince Mountain, Erik Hanson, and E.J. Park read at Quimbys, 1854 W North Ave, at N Wolcott Ave, 7pm

sundaynovember15

Deedee Davis and Casey Roberts close at Home Gallery, 1407 E 54th Pl, at Dorchester Ave, Noon-3pm

Jason Hardwig is ongoing at Julius Casaer, 3144 W Carroll Ave, 2G, btw N Kedzie Ave and N Albany St, 1-4pm

Chicago Humanities Festival: Firoozeh Dumas reads at First United Methodist Church at Chicago Temple, 77 W Washington St, btw Clark St and Dearborn St, 1:30pm, $10

mondaynovember16

Cris Mazza reads at Loyola, Piper Hall Sunroom, 6525 N Sheridan Rd, 7pm

Devendra Banhart performs at Vic Theater, 3145 N Sheffield, btw W Belmont Ave and W Fletcher St, 7pm, $30

tuesdaynovember17

Pinstriped Bloodbath book release party at Quimbys, 1854 W North Ave, at N Wolcott Ave, 7pm

Sign of the Times is ongoing at Monique Meloche, 2154 W Division St, at Leavitt, 11am-6pm

wednesdaynovember18

The Hydroacoustic Show, film and video works curated by Ben Russell, at Gallery 400, 400 S Peoria St, at Van Buren St, 7pm

Brother Ali performs at Metro, 3730 N Clark St, btw W Grace St and W Waveland Ave, 8pm, $15

Fred Sandback is ongoing at Rhona Hoffman Gallery, 118 N Peoria St, at W Randolph St, 11am-5:30pm

 

SEMILIQUID   |||   ZINGCHAT: MIKE BALLOU   |||   FORGOTTEN ARCHITECTURE