Konopacki presents his illustrations that appeared in People's History of American Empire, a graphic history book he cowrote with Howard Zinn. Reception Fri 12/6 6-10 PM, features a discussion on American imperialism with Ruth Needleman and Joe Isobaker at 7:30 PM and a live performance from Kara Jackson and Zelda Zerkel at 9 PM.
A collection of avant-garde and conceptual art that emerged from California in the late 60s and early 70s. Period-specific Joan Didion ennui sold separately. Opening reception Thu 10/3, 5 PM. One of our visual arts recommendations for fall.
Artist and SAIC prof Michelle Grabner curates a group show exploring the appropriation-based styles of artists not just from Chicago but from locales as far-flung as Minneapolis, Detroit, and Milwaukee. One of our visual arts recommendations for fall.
A series of installations explain the history of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party. The reception is Sat 12/7 (4-6 PM) and includes performances by local poet/rapper Binky and Rebirth: A Poetry Ensemble.