re: Renaissance Society
Nov 15, 2012
Solveig Øvstebø is the new executive director at the Renaissance Society.
May 11, 2012
Arty stuff to do this weekend: Czech interviews, Dawoud Bey, Scott Reeder
by Elly Fishman
Do This, Arts, Visual Art, NCSML, Scott Reeder, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Henning Strassburger, Picturing People, Harlem, U.S.A., Dawoud Bey, Renaissance Society, Oak Park Public Library
Aug 2, 2011
A new partnership between the Renaissance Society and CAN TV brings excellent avant-garde music to the small screen: Tony Conrad, David Moss, Jacques Demierre, and more.
by Peter Margasak
Music, Post No Bills, Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, CAN TV, television, experimental music, free jazz, Tony Conrad, David Moss, Marc Unternaehrer, Six, Jacques Demierre, Isabelle Duthoit, Charlotte Hug, Urs Leimgruber, Thomas Lehn, Dorothea Schurch, Vincent Barras
Jan 20, 2011
Critics' Choices and other notable shows: Algebro, Lauryn Hill, Mondo Drag, Zelienople, Jason & Alison of Verbow, Dylan LeBlanc, Moonstone Continuum, Tony Conrad, Arnold Steinhardt, Estrogen Highs, Afrika Bambaataa, Nightlands
by Miles Raymer, Bill Meyer, Monica Kendrick, Peter Margasak, Steve Langendorf, Brian Costello, and Leor Galil
Soundboard, Algebro, Lauryn Hill, Mondo Drag, Zelienople, Jason & Alison of Verbow, Dylan LeBlanc, Moonstone Continuum, Tony Conrad, Arnold Steinhardt, Estrogen Highs, Afrika Bambaataa, Nightlands, Hideout, House of Blues, Abbey Pub, Schubas, Lincoln Hall, Renaissance Society, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Empty Bottle, the Mid, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University
May 20, 2010
Inimitable experimental vocalist David Moss debuts a new solo work in a rare Chicago performance this Saturday.
by Peter Margasak
Music, Free Shit, Post No Bills, Swag, David Moss, Denseland, Chunk, Bond Chapel, Renaissance Society, experimental music, extreme vocals, Hyperglyphyx, Video
News & Features,
Mar 4, 2010
The University of Chicago may not be the only force that shaped Hyde Park and Kenwood, but it's the biggest.
by Deanna Isaacs
Feature, Hyde Park, Hyde Park history, Kenwood, Midway Plaisance, Stephen Douglas, Paul Cornell, Illinois Central, Frederick Law Olmsted, John Evans, Theological Seminary of the Northwest, Jackson Park, Columbian Exhibition, World's Fair, White City, Palace of Fine Arts, Museum of Science and Industry, Old University of Chicago, John D. Rockefeller, Gothic architecture, Marshall Field, the Midway, Robert Maynard Hutchins, Great Books, Stagg Field, urban renewal, Hyde Park-Kenwood Community, South East Chicago Commission, SECC, One in Spirit, Mike Nichols, Lake Shore Drive, Frank Lloyd Wright, Robie House, DuSable Museum of African American History, Hyde Park Art Center, Court Theatre, Renaissance Society, Smart Museum, 57th Street Art Fair, Doc Films, Mandel Hall, Harper Court
Mar 4, 2010
Music venues, festivals, series, ensembles, and more
by Peter Margasak, Miles Raymer, and John Dunlevy
Music Sidebar, Bowen Violin Shop, Checkerboard Lounge, Chicago Presents, University of Chicago Presents, Mandel Hall, Contempo, Eighth Blackbird, Pacifica Quartet, Fulton Recital Hall, Experimental Station, Experimental Station, Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company, Hyde Park Art Center, Notes to Nonself, Hyde Park Jazz Society, Hyde Park Jazz Festival, Room 43, Hyde Park Records, Hyde Park Suzuki Institute, International House, Eastern European Folk Festival of Music & Dance, Jimmy's Woodlawn Tap, Linda's Place, Little Black Pearl, Marsha's Music Together, Renaissance Society, Robie House, Emerging Jazz Series, Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, Rockefeller Chapel, University of Chicago Folk Festival, University of Chicago Department of Music, University Wind Ensemble, Middle East Music Ensemble, Issa Boulos, Newberry Consort, Oriental Institute Museum, Friends of the Gamelan, Hyde Park Union Church, WHPK, The Pride of the South Side, Pure Hype, JP Chill, Sitting in the Park, Bob Abrahamian
Galleries & Museums,
Mar 4, 2010
Museums, fairs, a transitory art project, and more
by Julia Thiel
Art Sidebar, Hyde Park museums, University of Chicago museums, Chicago art museums, Artisans 21 Gallery, DOVA Temporary Gallery, Reva and David Logan Center for Creative and Performing Arts, Matthew Metzger, Faie African Art, 57th Street Art Fair, Experimental Station, 57th Street Children's Book Fair, Hyde Park School of Dance, Renaissance Society, Harper Court Arts Council, 57th Street, Harper Court, Home Gallery, Laura Shaeffer, Andrew Nord, Anders Nilsen, Art House Co-op, Sketchbook Library, Hyde Park Alliance for Arts & Culture, HyPa, Hyde Park Jazz Festival, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago Metro History Fair, Little Black Pearl, Hidden Pearl Gallery, Museum of Science and Industry, Palace of Fine Arts, 1893 World's Fair, German U-boat, You! The Experience, The Opportunity Shop, Home Gallery, Laura Shaeffer, Oriental Institute Museum, Pioneers to the Past, Renaissance Society, Hamza Walker, Ordway Prize, Robie House, Frank Lloyd Wright, Prairie School, Geek's Guide to Wright's Robie House, Smart Museum of Art, The Darker Side of Light, Hyde Park Historical Society, Little Black Pearl Workshop
Feb 5, 2010
Hamza Walker wins $100,000 Ordway Prize
Mar 12, 2009
At 6 PM at the Renaissance Society (5811 S. Ellis), University of Chicago student group the Wrens hosts a free session of Laughter Yoga.