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thursdaynovember17

Antonia Contro artist talk at Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St, at Michigan, 5:30-7:30pm

Craig Thompson reads at Quimbys, 1854 W North Ave, btw Damen and Winchester, 7pm

Nancy R Hiller signs at Intuit, 756 N Milwaukee Ave, at Ogden, 6pm

Sherry Turkle talks at University Club of Chicago, 76 E Monroe St, btw Wabash and Michigan, Noon

fridaynovember18

Level Eater 2 opens at Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219 S Morgan St, at 32nd, 6-9pm

Todd Chilton and Terry R Myers are in conversation at Rhona Hoffman, 118 N Peoria St, at Randolph, 5-6pm

The Dave Project at Southside Hub of Production, 5638 S Woodlawn Ave, btw 56th and 57th, 6-7:30pm

Chris Connelly and These Wonderful Evils perform at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, btw Throop and Elston, 10pm, $8

saturdaynovember19

Karen Reimer and Cheryl Pope open at moniquemeloche, 2154 W Division St, at Leavitt, 4-7pm

Tony Tasset and Sayre Gomez open at Kavi Gupta, 835 W Washington Blvd, btw Green and Peoria, 4-7pm

Andrew J Greene and Daniel Sullivan open at 1dM, 2007 N Point St, at Armitage, 7-10pm

Collection Show and Tell with Ricki Hill at Gallery 400, 400 S Peoria St, at Van Buren, 2pm

2011 Benefit Party at ARC Gallery, 832 W Superior St, #204, at Green, 6-10pm, $12

sundaynovember20

Brian Dettmer closes at Packer Schopf, 942 W Lake St, btw Morgan and Sangamon, 2-5pm

The Paver, The Cruciforms, Roach Beach, and US/UK perform at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, at Hoyne, 7:30pm, $8

Experimental Music Night at Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar, 960 W 31st St, btw Farrell and Keeley, 10pm

mondaynovember21

See Lionel Guzman, Wyatt Grant, and Jared Silbert at HungryMan Gallery, 2135 N Rockwell St, at Milwaukee, by appointment

Nada Prouty talks at Union League Club, 65 W Jackson Blvd, at Federal St, Noon

Weekend screens at Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, btw Lake and Randolph, 8:15pm

tuesdaynovember22

Ken Camden performs at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe, 6-8pm

Next Objectivists Poetry Workshop at Mess Hall, 6932 N Glenwood Ave, at Morse, 7-9:30pm

Heavy Times and Golden Birthday perform at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at Cortez, 9:30pm, $8

wednesdaynovember23

Flosstradamus, Supreme Cuts, and Calez perform at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln Ave, at Fullerton, 9pm, $15

Chances Dances at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, btw Elston and Throop, 9pm, $5

Raiders of the Lost Arc screens at Music Box Theatre, 3733 N Southport Ave, btw Grace and Waveland, 9:30pm

 

YEON-DOO JUNG   |||   ZINGCHAT: JEFFREY HARGRAVE   |||   MIKE LOHR

 

 

 

thursdaynovember10

Sharon Hayes opens at Art Institute, 111 S Michigan Ave, btw Monroe and Jackson, 10:30am-8pm

David Katzman reads at Quimbys, 1854 W North Ave, at Wolcott, 7pm

Har Mar Superstar and Ghosthouse perform at Double Door, 1572 N Milwaukee Ave, at North, 8:30pm, $10

fridaynovember11

Scott Jarrett opens at Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee Ave, 2nd Fl, btw Damen and Honore, 6-8pm

Francine Turk opens at Gallery KH, 311 W Superior St, btw Franklin and Orleans, 5-8pm, RSVP info@gallerykh.com

Corey Postiglione opens at Thomas Masters, 245 W North Ave, at North Park, 6-9pm

Between Heaven and Earth opens at Chicago Art Department, 1932 S Halsted, #100, at 19th, 6-10pm

Lumpen Magazine 20th Anniversary Party at Maria’s Community Bar, 960 W 31st St, btw Farrell and Keeley, 5:30pm

saturdaynovember12

Faheem Majeed opens at Iceberg Gallery, 7714 N Sheridan Rd, btw Juneway and Jonquil, 6-9pm

Pillow Talk opens at PEREGRINEPROGRAM, 3311 W Carroll Ave, #119, btw Kedzie and Homan, 2-4pm

Scott Stack and Michelle Grabner are in conversation at monqiuemeloche, 2154 W Division St, at Leavitt, 1pm

Gordon Matta-Clark opens at MCA 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe, 10am-5pm

sundaynovember13

Julie Walsh flight project, Gurnee Mills to Soldier Field, 9:45am-Noon

Karl Kirchwey reads at Renaissance Society, 5811 S Ellis Ave, btw 57th and 59th, 4-6pm

Community Potluck Dinner at Southside Hub of Production, 5638 S Woodlawn Ave, btw 56th and 57th, 5:30-9pm

Dan Sinker talk at UIC, Chicago Forum, 725 W Roosevelt Rd, at Union, Noon

mondaynovember14

See Lionel Guzman, Wyatt Grant, and Jared Silbert at HungryMan Gallery, 2135 N Rockwell St, at Milwaukee, by appointment

WU LYF and Crystal Antlers perform at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at Cortez, 9:30pm, $12

Revenge of the Electric Car screens at Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, btw Lake and Randolph, 8:15pm

tuesdaynovember15

See Dieter Roth at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe, 10am-8pm

Indian Jewelry perform at Subterranean, 2011 North Ave, at Milwaukee, 7:30pm, $8

Le Havre screens at Music Box Theatre, 3733 N Southport Ave, btw Grace and Waveland, 7:20pm

wednesdaynovember16

Jim Lutes opens at Valerie Carberry, 875 N Michigan Ave, John Hancock Center, Ste 2510, 6-8pm

90-Second Newbery Film Festival at Harold Washington Library, 400 S State St, at Congress, 6-8pm

Aaron Cohen talk at The Book Cellar, 4736 N Lincoln Ave, btw Leland and Lawrence, 7pm

 

  ENOC PEREZ   |||   NEW ZINGCHAT: JEFFREY HARGRAVE   |||   MIKE LOHR

 

 

 

thursdaynovember3

SOFA Chicago 2011 opens at Festival Hall, Navy Pier, 7-9pm

Jared Diamond lectures at Thorne Auditorium, Northwestern Chicago Campus, 375 E Chicago Ave, at Lake Shore Dr, 6pm

Martha Marcy May Marlene screens at Landmark’s Century Centre Cinema, 2828 N Clark St, at Diversey, 7:30pm

Little Scream and Bobby perform at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at Cortez, 9:30pm, $10

fridaynovember4

Gary Briechle opens at Catherine Edelman, 300 W Superior St, at Franklin, 5-7pm

Ryan Maher opens at Chicago Art Department, 1932 S Halsted, #100, btw 18th and 19th, 6-11pm

Jamie Adams and Jin Soo Kim open at Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, 325 W Huron, btw Orleans and Franklin, 5-8pm

Thornton Dial and Gee’s Bend open at Russell Bowman, 311 W Superior St, Ste 115, 5:30-8pm

Sandra Dawson and Michael Hoffman open at Addington Gallery, 704 N Wells St, btw Superior and Huron, 5-8pm

Brian Dettmer, Chris Bathgate, and Kathy Halper open at Packer Schopf, 942 W Lake St, btw Sangamon and Morgan, 5-8pm

Ann O’Brien, Martha MacLeish, and ARC Fundraiser: Doll Influx open at ARC Gallery, 832 W Superior, #204, 6-9pm

Archival Impulse opens at Gallery 400, 400 S Peoria St, at Van Buren, 5-8pm

2nd Annual Masters of Contemporary Woodturning Exhibition opens at Vale Craft Gallery, 230 W Superior St, at Franklin, 5-8pm

saturdaynovember5

Lionel Guzman, Wyatt Grant, and Jared Silbert open at HungryMan Gallery, 2135 N Rockwell St, at Milwaukee, 7-11pm

Eyes Wide Shut opens at KM Fine Arts, 875 N Michigan Ave, Ste 2415, btw Michigan and Mies va der Rohe, 6-9pm

Water opens at SideCar, 411 Huehn, Hammond IN, 5-10pm

Siebren Versteeg and Naomi Beckwith are in conversation at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe, 3-4pm

Wooden Shjips perform at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at Cortez, 10pm, $12

sundaynovember6

Viral Swan performs at Julius Caesar, 3311 W Carroll Ave, btw Kedzie and Homan, 4-7pm

Umbrella Music Festival at Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont Ave, btw Western and Oakley, 9pm, $15

Curator’s talks: Blaque Lyte and Keith Herzik at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell Ave, at 50th, 3-5pm

Heartland Prize at UIC, Chicago Forum, 725 W Roosevelt Rd, at Union, 11am, 3pm

Joshua Foer and Gwen Mascai are in discussion at UIC, Chicago Forum, 5pm

Dub Trio and Papa G perform at The Mid, 306 N Halsted, at Wayman, 7pm, $12.50

mondaynovember7

Eames: The Architect and The Painter screen at Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, btw Lake and Wabash, 6:15pm

Larry Doyle reads at The Book Cellar, 4736 N Lincoln Ave, btw Leland and Lawrence, 8pm

Bird Names, Cave, and Running perform at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at Cortez, 9:30pm, Free

tuesdaynovember8

Forum 400 launch party at Gallery 400, 400 S Peoria St, at Van Buren, 6-8pm

See Diane Christiansen at Kasia Kay, 215 N Aberdeen St, btw Fulton and Lake, by appointment

See Awkward x 2 and Neil Clements at The Suburban, 125 N Harvey Ave, at Lake, by appointment

wednesdaynovember9

See Real Space at LVL3, 1542 N Milwaukee Ave, #3, btw North and Honore, by appointment

LaToya Ruby Frazier lectures at Gallery 400, 400 S Peoria St, at Van Buren, 5pm

Letter Writers Alliance at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, btw Elston and Throop, 5:30pm

tune-YaRds and Pat Jordache perform at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln Ave, at Fullerton, 7pm, $15

 

RAMIREZ JONAS ||| ZINGCHAT: KELLY RICHARDSON ||| HOLZER

 

 

thursdayoctober27

Crime Unseen opens at MoCP, 600 S Michigan Ave, btw Congress and Balbo, 5-7pm

Blind Spot screens at Southside Hub of Production, 5638 S Woodlawn Ave, btw 56th and 57th, 7-9pm

Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Gauntlet Hair perform at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at Cortez, 9:30pm, $10

fridayoctober28

Sterling Lawrence opens at Tony Wight, 845 W Washington Blvd, btw Peoria and Green, 6-8pm

Diane Christiansen opens at Kasia Kay, 215 N Aberdeen St, btw Fulton and Lake, 6-8pm

Todd Chilton and Siebren Versteeg open at Rhona Hoffman, 118 N Peoria St, at Randolph, 5-8pm

William Steiger opens at Roy Boyd, 739 N Wells St, btw Chicago and Superior, 5-8pm

CJ Pyle opens at Carl Hammer, 740 N Wells St, btw Chicago and Superior, 6-8pm

Albert Oehlen opens at Corbett vs Dempsey, 1120 N Ashland Ave, 3rd Fl, at Haddon, 5-8pm

Emmet Kerrigan and Lora Fosberg open at Linda Warren, 1052 W Fulton Market St, at Aberdeen, 6-9pm

Lauren Anderson, Robin Cameron, and Paul Stoelting open at Golden Age, 1744 W 18th St, btw Wood and Paulina, 6-9pm

Voices from the Center opens at Threewalls, 119 N Peoria St, 2C, btw Randolph and Washington, 6-9pm

Robert Morris is Unavailable lecture at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe, 6-8pm

Logan Square Literary Review release at Quimbys, 1854 W North Ave, at Wolcott, 7pm

saturdayoctober29

Real Space opens at LVL3, 1542 N Milwaukee Ave, #3, btw North and Honore, 6-10pm

Diane Christiansen artist talk at Kasia Kay, 215 N Aberdeen St, btw Fulton and Lake, Noon

Andrew Francisco lectures at Intuit, 756 N Milwaukee Ave, at Ogden, 6-8pm

Mischief Night at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell Ave, at 50th, 1-10pm

Chicago Horror Stories at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, btw Throop and Ada, 3pm, $7

10th Annual Pet Costume Contest at Ruff Haus, 4652 N Rockwell St, at Leland, Noon-3pm

sundayoctober30

Awkward x 2 and Neil Clements open at The Suburban, 125 N Harvey Ave, at Lake, 2-4pm

WISHYOUWEREHERE reception at ADDS DONNA, 4223 W Lake St, #430, btw Kildare and Keeler, 4-7pm

Veronica Bruce artist talk at Julius Caesar, 3311 W Carroll Ave, btw Kedzie and Homan, 2pm

Future Islands, Javelin, and Ed Schrader perform at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln Ave, at Fullerton, 8pm, $15

Spookeasy at Everleigh Social Club, 939 W Randolph, at Sangamon, $10

mondayoctober31

Owl at the Moon: A Halloween Celebration at The Owl, 2521 N Milwaukee Ave, btw Sacramento and Logan, 10pm

Real Estate, Big Troubles, and Julian Lynch perform at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln Ave, at Fullerton, 9pm, $15

Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life screens at Music Box Theatre, 3733 N Southport Ave, btw Grace and Waveland, 9:30pm

tuesdaynovember1

Gary Rattigan opens at 65GRAND, 1369 W Grand Ave, btw Noble and Ada, by appointment

Steve Reinke book release at Gallery 400, 400 S Peoria St, at Van Buren, 6pm

Doodleganza: Ellamonique Baccus at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe, 6-8pm

wednesdaynovember2

See Ryan Travis Christian and RTC and… open at Western Exhibitions, 119 N Peoria St, 2nd Fl, btw Randolph and Washington, 11am-6pm

Soup & Bread book release party at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, btw Elston and Throop, 7pm

Omar Souleyman performs at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at Cortez, 9:30pm, $15

 

PARTEGAS   |||   ZINGCHAT: KELLY RICHARDSON   |||   ASFOUR

 

 

 

thursdayoctober20

See 12x12: Ann Toebbe at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe, 10am-5pm

Ethics of Conservation panel at Intuit, 756 N Milwaukee Ave, btw Ogden and Carpenter, 6pm

Gang Gang Dance and Prince Rama perform at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln Ave, at Fullerton, 9pm, $15

fridayoctober21

Rodney Graham opens at Donald Young, 224 S Michigan Ave, Suite 266, btw Jackson and Adams, and 933 W Washington Ave, at Sangamon 5-7pm

Gary Rattigan opens at 65GRAND, 1369 W Grand Ave, btw Noble and Ada, 7-10pm

Ryan Travis Christian and RTC and… open at Western Exhibitions, 119 N Peoria St, 2nd Fl, btw Randolph and Washington, 5-8pm

Adam Ekberg and Jason Robert Bell open at Thomas Robertello, 27 N Morgan St, at Madison, 6-8pm

MDW Fair opens at Geolofts, 3636 S Iron St, btw 35th and 37th, 8-11pm

Propeller Fund 2011 Awards Ceremony, Showcase, and Dance Party at Geolofts, 3636 S Iron St, btw 35th and 37th, 8-10pm, Free

saturdayoctober22

David Lefkowitz opens at Carrie Secrist, 835 W Washington Blvd, btw Peoria and Green, 4-7pm

Dave Ford opens at SHoP, 5638 S Woodlawn Ave, btw 56th and 57th, 5-8pm

Lisa Nankivil and Bernard Williams open at McCormick Gallery, 835 W Washington Blvd, btw Peoria and Green, 4-7pm

Dianna Frid and Julie Rodrigues-Widlholm are in conversation at Devening Projects+Editions, 3039 W Carroll St, at Whipple, 1pm

MDW Fair at Geolofts, 3636 S Iron St, btw 35th and 37th, Noon-6pm

sundayoctober23

MDW Fair opens at Geolofts, 3636 S Iron St, btw 35th and 37th, Noon-6pm

Eccentric Art Bike Tour starts at Intuit, 756 N Milwaukee Ave, btw Ogden and Carpenter, 1pm, $20

Amitov Ghosh reads at University of Chicago, Mandel Hall, 1131 E 57th St, btw Ellis and University, 4pm

Velcro Lewis, Dark Fog, and Strychnine perform at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at Cortez, 7pm, $3

mondayoctober24

See Spencer Finch: Lunar at Art Institute, 111 S Michigan Ave, btw Monroe and Jackson, 10am-5pm

The Wolf Man screens at Music Box Theatre, 3733 N Southport Ave, btw Grace and Waveland, 7pm

tuesdayoctober25

The Eternals perform at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe, 6-8pm

Write Club at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia Ave, btw Elston and Throop, 7pm

Bleached, and This Is My Fist perform at Crown Tap Room, 2821 N Milwaukee Ave, at Diversey, 9pm

wednesdayoctober26

World on a Wire screens at Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, btw Lake and Wabash, 8:15pm

Violence In The Media. Violence In Out Lives. at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia Ave, btw Elston and Throop, 5:30-8:30pm, $5

Moonface performs at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln Ave, at Fullerton, 9pm, $15

 

   DZAMA   |||   ZINGCHAT: KELLY RICHARDSON   |||   STOETZEL

 

 

thursdayoctober6

Write Now: Artists and Letterforms opens at Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St, btw Randolph and Washington, 6-8pm

Exquisite Consonance: A Collaborative opens at Spudnik Press, 1821 W Hubbard, Suite 302, btw Wood and Wolcott, 7-10pm

W.S. Merwin reads at Harold Washington Library, 400 S State St, at Congress, 6pm

Those Darlins and Peelander Z perform at Schubas, 3159 N Southport, at Belmont, 7pm, $12

fridayoctober7

Nancy Holt opens at Graham Foundation, 4 W Burton Pl, at N State Pkwy, 6-8pm

Ego Altered opens at Jackson Junge, 1389 N Milwaukee Ave, btw Wood and Paulina, 6-9pm

Hornswaggler Collection opens at Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219 S Morgan St, at W 32nd, 6-10pm

Friends of Transit Print Invitational opens at I Am Logan Square, 2644 N Milwaukee Ave, btw Sawyer and Kedzie, 6-8:30pm

Garden Party: Project Onward at Millennium Park, Randolph and Michigan, 5:30-7:30pm

Riot Fest at Congress Theatre, 2135 N Milwaukee Ave, at Rockwell, 7pm, $36.66

saturdayoctober8

Spencer Finch opens at The Art Institute, 111 S Michigan Ave, btw Monroe and Jackson, 10am-5pm

Mandy Cano Villalobos opens at Roxaboxen Exhibitions, 2130 W 21st St, btw Hoyne and Leavitt, 6-9pm

Karolina Gnatowski opens at The Bike Room, 1109 W North Shore Ave, at Sheridan, 4-7pm

The Language of Less (Then and Now) opens at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe, 10am-5pm

Air: Tasteless, Odorless, Colorless closes at SideCar, 411 Huehn, Hammond IN, 1-6pm

Alison Bechdal discusses Best American Comics 2011 at Quimbys, 1854 W North Ave, at Wolcott, 7pm

Jose Rizal screens at Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E Washington St, at Michigan, 1pm

sundayoctober9

Jonathan Baldock opens at PEREGRINEPROGRAM, 3311 W Carroll Ave, #119, btw Kedzie and Homan, 3-5pm

Ooh La La Chicago opens at ARC Gallery, 832 W Superior St, #204, 4-7pm

Peoples College Skillshare Workshop at Mess Hall, 6932 N Glenwood Ave, at Morse, 10am-Noon

Surprise Guest at Illinois Centennial Monument at Logan Square, 4pm, Free

mondayoctober10

See Our Origins at MoCP, 600 S Michigan Ave, at Harrison, 10am-5pm

See Veronica Bruce at Julius Caesar, 3311 W Carroll Ave, btw Kedzie and Homan, by appointment

Tabloid screens at Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, btw Lake and Randolph, 6:15pm

tuesdayoctober11

Suzanne Lovell lectures at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe, 6-8pm

The Karaoke Singer’s Guide to Self Defense book release at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia Ave, btw Elston and Throop, 6:30pm

Society of Midland Authors at Cliff Dwellers Club, 200 S Michigan Ave, at Adams St, 7pm

Tasting Tuesday: Cuvee des Jacobins Rouge at Maria’s Community Bar, 960 W 31st St, btw Farrell and Keeley, 8pm

wednesdayoctober12

Kevin Coval performs at Quimbys, 1854 W North Ave, at Wolcott, 7pm

Tucker & Dale vs Evil screens at Music Box Theatre, 3733 N Southport Ave, btw Grace and Waveland, 7:30pm

Zola Jesus perform at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln Ave, at Fullerton, 9pm, $13

 

SEWARD   |||   ZINGCHAT: HARRISON HAYNES   |||   ONNEN

 

 

 

thursdayseptember29

Viktor Koretsky opens at Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S Greenwood Ave, btw E 55th and E 56th, 5:30-7:30pm

Kevin Killian lectures at Gallery 400, 400 S Peoria St, at Van Buren, 5pm

Anne Elizabeth Moore and Sara Drake read at Quimbys, 1854 W North Ave, at Wolcott, 7pm

Bitches Brew: The Artistry of Miles Davis at Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar, 960 W 31st St, btw Farrell and Keeley, 9pm-2am

fridayseptember30

The Space of Encounter opens at DOVA Temporary, 5228 S Harper Ave, btw E 42nd and E 53rd, 6-9pm

Write Now: Artists and Letterforms opens at Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St, btw Randolph and Washington, 5:30-7:30pm

Voices of Resistance 10: Revision opens at Marwen, 833 N Orleans, btw Chestnut and Institute, 5-7pm

Oval with Peaking Lights performance at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe, 7:30pm

Joan of Arc, Brokeback, and Coins perform at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, btw Elston and Throop, 9pm, $10

saturdayoctober1

Joe Janes reads at Quimbys, 1854 W North Ave, at Wolcott, 7pm

Roger Ebert signs at Newberry Library, 60 W Walton St, btw Dearborn and Clark, 1pm

Ty Segall, Human Eye, and Mikal Cronin perform at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at Cortez, 10pm, $8

sundayoctober2

Veronica Bruce opens at Julius Caesar, 3311 W Carroll Ave, btw Kedzie and Homan, 4-7pm

Kelly Kaczynski curator talk at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell Ave, at E 50th, 3-5pm

Chicago Calling at Mess Hall, 6932 N Glenwood Ave, at W Morse, 2pm

Twin Shadow and Diamond Rings perform at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln Ave, at Halsted and Fullerton, 9pm, $14

mondayoctober3

Korean Polish BBQ at Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar, 960 W 31st St, btw Farrell and Keeley, 5:30-7:30pm

!Women Art Revolution screens at Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, btw Randolph and Lake, 8pm

Jens Lekman performs at Lincoln Hall, 2424 Lincoln Ave, btw at Halsted and Fullerton, 9pm, $20

tuesdayoctober4

See Bruce Nauman at Donald Young, 224 S Michigan Ave, Suite 266, at Jackson, by appointment

Doodleganza: Paul Horeschemeir at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe, 6-8pm

Weekend screens at Music Box Theatre, 3733 N Southport Ave, btw Grace and Waveland, 9:40pm

wednesdayoctober5

See Kate Costello and Erik Frydenborg at The Suburban, 125 N Harvey Ave, at Lake, Oak Park, by appointment

ICE: Chance Encounters performance at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe, 7:30pm

Cerebral Balzy perform at Subterranean, 2011 North Ave, at Damen, 7:30pm, $10

 

   ASHER   |||   ZINGCHAT: HARRISON HAYNES   |||   GUYTON   

 

 

 

thursdayseptember22

Ellen Lanyon and Philip Pearlstein open at Valerie Carberry , 875 N Michigan Ave, John Hancock Center, Ste 2510, 5:30-7:30pm

Steve Reber artist talk at Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St, at Michigan, 12:15pm

Swans and Sir Richard Bishop perform at Bottom Lounge, 1375 W Lake St, btw Ogden and Ada, 8pm, $25

fridayseptember23

Riley Henderson opens at Chicago Art Department, 1932 S Halsted St, #100, at W 19th, 5:30-10:30pm

Stitch and Bitch opens at Antena, 1765 S Laflin St, btw 17th and 18th, 6-10pm

Jon Langford & The Burlington Welsh Male Chorus at Thomas Masters, 245 W North Ave, N North Park, 7:30-9:30pm

The Creative Writing Guild presents Prompts/Prompted at Quimbys, 1854 W North Ave, at Wolcott, 7pm

saturdayseptember24

Reduction or Something Less opens at LVL3, 1542 N Milwaukee Ave, #3, at Damen, 6-10pm

Red Rover Reading Series at OutSpace Studio, 1474 N Milwaukee Ave, 3rd Fl, at Honore, 7:30pm

Hideout Block Party at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, btw Ada and Throop, Noon, $25

Night of the Creeps screens at Music Box Theatre, 3733 N Southport Ave, btw Grace and Waveland, Midnight

sundayseptember25

Anne-Mie van Kerckhoven opens at Renaissance Society, 5811 S Ellis Ave, btw 57th and 59th, 4-7pm

No Place Like Home, curated by Dawoud Bey, opens at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell Ave, at 53rd, 3-5pm

Steven Husby artist talk at Julius Caesar, 3311 W Carroll Ave, btw Kedzie and Homan, 2pm

Deerhoof perform at Bottom Lounge, 1375 Lake St, btw Ada and Ogden, 8pm, $15

mondayseptember26

Pegacorn Press at Quimbys, 1854 W North Ave, at Wolcott, 7pm

The Low Anthem perform at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at Cortez, 9:30pm, $12

Yo Majesty and Shunda K perform at The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee Ave, btw Francisco and Sacramento, 10pm, Free

tuesdayseptember27

Rhea Anastas lectures at Gallery 400, 400 S Peoria St, at Van Buren, 5pm

Kelli Connell and Colleen Plumb sign at MoCP, 600 S Michigan Ave, btw Congress and Balbo, 5-6:30pm

Write Club at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia Ave, btw Throop and Ada, 7pm

wednesdayseptember28

See UBS 12x12: Dan Gunn at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe, 11am-5pm

Autoerotic screens at Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, btw Lake and Randolph, 8pm

John Maus, Liturgy, Dirty Beaches, Frankie Rose, and Chandeliers perform at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at Cortez, 9:30pm, $15

 

WESTPHALEN ||| ZINGCHAT: HARRISON HAYNES ||| NAKAYAMA

 

thursdayseptember15

Elise Archias lecures at Gallery 400, 400 S Peoria St, at Van Buren, 5pm

Rebekah Mercuri reads at Quimbys, 1854 W North Ave, at Wolcott, 7pm

James Vincent McMorrow and Marissa Nadler perform at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, btw Throop and Elston, 8pm, $12

fridayseptember16

Bruce Nauman opens at Donald Young, 224 S Michigan Ave, Suite 266, at Jackson, 5-7pm

Eugene Von Bruenchenhein opens at Intuit, 756 N Milwaukee Ave, at Ogden, 5-8pm

Kristin Komar opens at Chicago Art Source Gallery, 1871 N Clybourne Ave, 2nd Fl, btw Kenmore and Sheffield, 6-8pm

bodybraingame opens at Rhona Hoffman, 118 N Peoria St, btw Lake and Washington, 5-7:30pm

Meticulous Detail: Conservators’ Paintings opens at The Architrove, 1433 W Chicago Ave, btw Bishop and Noble, 6-9pm

Uplift opens at Believe Inn, 2043 N Winchester Ave, btw Dickens and Armitage, 7-10pm

Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) at Ludington Building, Columbia College, 1104 S Wabash

saturdayseptember17

Millie Wilson opens at Iceburg Projects, 7714 N Sheridan Rd, btw Juneway and Jonquil, 6-9pm

Joe Zucker opens at Corbett vs Dempsey, 1120 N Ashland Ave, 3rd Fl, at Haddon 5-8pm

Re: Chicago opens at DePaul Art Museum, 935 W Fullerton St, at Sheffield, 10am-5pm

Stan Shellabargar artist talk at Western Exhibitions, 119 N Peoria St, #2A, btw Lake and Washington, 4-6pm

Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) at Ludington Building, Columbia College, 1104 S Wabash

sundayseptember18

Zak Prekop opens at Shane Campbell (Oak Park), 125 N Harvey Ave, at Lake, Oak Park, 2-4pm

Kate Costello and Erik Frydenborg open at The Suburban, 125 N Harvey Ave, at Lake, Oak Park, 2-4pm

Windy City Story Slam at Double Door, 1572 N Milwaukee Ave, at Damen, 7pm

mondayseptember19

Where Soldiers Come From screens at Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, btw Randolph and Lake, 6pm

Bad Drugs, Mayor Daley, and High Castle perform at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at Cortez, 9:30pm, Free

The Raincoats, Grass Widow, and Brain Idea perform at Double Door, 1572 N Milwaukee Ave, at Damen, 8pm, $20

tuesdayseptember20

Views and Re-Views: Soviet Political Posters and Cartoons opens at Block Museum, Northwestern, 40 Arts Circle Dr, 10am-5pm

David Shrigley book party at Quimbys, 1854 W North Ave, at Wolcott, 7pm

Linsea Waugh and Nick Christiansen read at The Hidden Shamrock, 2723 N Halsted St, at Schubert, 7pm

wednesdayseptember21

Second Self screenings, curated by Jesse McLean, at Gallery 400, 400 S Peoria St, at Van Buren, 7pm

David Shrigley at Columbia College, Stage Two, 618 S Michigan Ave, btw Balbo and Congress, 6:30-9:30pm

Mouthing (The Sentient Limb): Virtually Physically Speaking panel discussion at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell Ave, at 50th, 5pm

Honeymoon screens at Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St, at Michigan, 6:30pm

 

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thursdayseptember8

Our Origins opens at MoCP, 600 S Michigan Ave, btw Congress and Balbo, 5-7pm

Work With Me: 5th Annual Faculty Exhibition, organized by Jennifer Murray, opens at Columbia A+D Gallery, 619 S Wabash Ave, btw Congress and Balbo, 5-8pm

Black Moth Super Rainbow perform at Metro, 3730 N Clark St, btw Grace and Waveland, 8pm, $16

fridayseptember9

Barbara Kasten opens at Tony Wight, 845 W Washington Blvd, btw Green and Peoria, 6-8pm

Cody Hudson opens at Andrew Rafacz, 835 W Washington Blvd, btw Green and Peoria, 4-7pm

Zachary Cahill opens at Threewalls, 119 N Peoria St, #2C, btw Lake and Washington, 6-9pm

William Staples opens at 65GRAND, 1369 W Grand Ave, btw Noble and Ada, 7-10pm

Robert Hargrave opens at EC Gallery, 215 Aberdeen, btw Adams and Quincy, 6-8pm

Rob Carter opens at EBERSMOORE, 213 N Morgan, 3C, btw Fulton and Lake, 6-9pm

Kelli Connell opens at Catherine Edelman, 300 Superior St, at Franklin, 5-8pm

Teo Gonzalez opens at Roy Boyd, 739 N Wells St, btw Chicago and Superior, 5-8pm

Amy Cannady opens at Gallery KH, 311 W Superior St, btw Orleans and Franklin, 5-8pm

Tetsuya Noda opens at Andrew Bae, 300 W Superior St, btw Franklin and Orleans, 5-8pm

Nathan Peck opens at Chicago Art Department, 1837 S Halsted, btw 18th and 19th, 6-10pm

Bret Slater opens at Thomas Robertello, 27 N Morgan St, btw Washington and Monroe, 6-8pm

Steve Hough opens at Zg Gallery, 300 W Superior St, btw Franklin and Orleans, 5:30-7:30pm

Stan Shellabarger and Maria Petschnig open at Western Exhibitions, 119 N Peoria St, 2nd Fl, btw Lake and Washington, 5-8pm

Dan Gunn and Cheryl Pope open at moniquemeloche, 2154 W Division, at Leavitt, 6-9pm

Jacob Christopher Hammes and Lisa Rybovich open at Roots & Culture, 1034 N Milwaukee Ave, at Noble, 7-10pm

Ronald Clayton and Julia Katz open Addington Gallery, 704 N Wells St, btw __, 5-8pm

Todd Mattei and Andrew Holmquist open at Carrie Secrist, 835 W Washington Blvd, btw Superior and Huron, 6-8pm

Herb Murrie and Cheri Reif-Naselli open at ARC Gallery, 832 W Superior St, Suite 204, at Green, 6-9pm

Lorraine Peltz, Doug Smithenry, and Bill Harrison open at Packer Schopf, 942 W Lake St, btw Morgan and Sangamon, 5-8pm

Homework opens at The Family Room, 1821 W Hubbard St, btw Wood and Wolcott, 6-10pm

Overkill, curated by Jefferson Godard, opens at The Mission, 1431 W Chicago Ave, btw Bishop and Noble, 6-9pm

Intimacies, curated by John Neff and Lorelei Stewart, opens at Gallery 400, 400 N Peoria St, at Van Buren, 5-8pm

In Beauty opens at Walsh Gallery, 118 N Peoria St, 2nd Fl, btw Lake and Washington, 5-8pm

Dwelling opens at C22 Gallery, 33 E Congress Ave, btw Wabash and State, 5-8pm

CoLabortion opens at Glass Curtain Gallery, 1104 S Wabash Ave, at E 11th, 5-8pm

CCLaP releases American Wasteland: Bleak Tales of the Future on the Tenth Anniversary of 9/11 at Quimbys, 1854 W North Ave, at Wolcott, 7pm

saturdayseptember10

Kaylee Rae Wyant opens at Lloyd Dobler, 1545 W Division, at Ashland, 6-10pm

Anchor Graphics: Surveying the Collection opens at Anchor Graphics, Columbia College, 600 S Michigan Ave, btw Congress and Balbo, 3-6pm

Toy Karma 3, curated by Mark Nagata, opens at Rotofugi, 2780 N Lincoln Ave, at Diversey, 7-10pm

Air: Tasteless, Odorless, Colorless opens at SideCar, 411 Huehn, Hammond IN, 5-10pm

Renaissance Society’s Annual Benefit Auction After Party at GeoLofts, 3636 S Iron St, btw W 35th and Pershing, 10pm-Midnight, $50

Kelli Connell artist talk at Catherine Edelman, 300 W Superior St, btw Franklin and Orleans, Noon

The A.V. Fest at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, btw Elston and Throop, Noon, $10

sundayseptember11

Steven Husby opens at Julius Caesar, 3311 W Carroll Ave, btw Kedzie and Homan, 4-7pm

WISHYOUWEREHERE opens at Adds Donna, 4223 W Lake St, btw Kildare and Keeler, 4-7pm

Ekphrasis: A Response to Jitish Kallat’s Public Notice 3 at Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St, at Michigan, 3pm

Aron Gent artist talk at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell Ave, at 50th, 3pm

The A.V. Fest at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, btw Elston and Throop, Noon, $10

mondayseptember12

Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle screens at Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, btw Lake and Randolph, 6:15pm

White Irish Drinkers screens at Music Box Theatre, 3733 N Southport Ave, btw Grace and Waveland, 9:30pm

Canadian Rifle, Treasure Fleet, Witches, and Holopaw perform at Panchos, 2200 N California, btw Palmer and Lyndale, 8pm, $6

tuesdayseptember13

Next Objectivists at Mess Hall, 6932 N Glenwood Ave, at Morse, 7pm

Dan Sinker: The F***ing Epic Twitter Quest of @MayorEmanuel at MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe, 6pm

Braids, Pepper Rabbit, and Painted Palms perform at Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, at Cortez, 9:30pm

wednesdayseptember14

Beethoven Festival 2011 opens at Chicago Urban Art Society, 2229 S Halsted St, btw Cermak and Archer, 7-11pm

Visa to Paradise (Visa al Paraiso) screens at Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St, at Michigan, 6:30pm

Kevin Coval reads at Metro, 3730 N Clark St, btw Waveland and Racine, 7pm

Empire of the Sun and Miami Horror perform at Congress Theatre, 2135 N Milwaukee Ave, btw Rockwell and Maplewood, 8pm, $32

 

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