Peter O'Leary and Devin Johnston read selections from their work.
Featuring young adult novelists Christa Desir, Elizabeth Fama, Philip Siegel, and Kristina Springer.
Zaharieva and Stambolova read excerpts from their work.
WHPK DJs host this daylong celebration to 60s and 70s soul, funk, and R&B. Singers Ruby Andrews-Lester and Renaldo Domino are stopping by to hang out with a few other surprise guests.
Barn dance featuring No Mans Band with caller Judy Goldsmith.
Dawson signs copies of his book Blacks in and Out of the Left.
Political writers and commentators Dionne and Ponnuru discuss religion and politics in the U.S.
Hamid discusses his book Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East.
Group show featuring multidisciplinary work. Reception Sat 4/12, 6 PM.
Mixed-media work and historical artifacts illustrate the textual aspects of the human body. Part of "Imaging/Imagining the Human Body in Anatomical Representation."
Mixed-media work and historical artifacts illustrate the artistic aspects of the human body. Part of "Imaging/Imagining the Human Body in Anatomical Representation."
Mixed-media work and historical artifacts illustrate the informational aspects of the human body. Part of "Imaging/Imagining the Human Body in Anatomical Representation."
John Preus had a detailed plan for The Beast, his installation that opens this week as part of the Hyde Park Art Center's 75th birthday celebration, but he threw it away. "A plan with no room for intuitive decision-making becomes boring to me," says Preus, perhaps best known for his work as lead fabricator for the artist Theaster Gates. As of two weeks ago, all he knew was that The Beast was going to be a large (30 by 60 feet) structure, built from two-by-fours, that would use up most of the space in the HPAC's main gallery, including the catwalk above the first floor and the five garage doors that open the gallery to the outside, and contain within it furniture repurposed from some of the Chicago public schools that were shut down last year. (Preus has a relationship with the company CPS contracted to remove the furniture; his collection, stashed in a storefront on the south side, includes lots of desks and tabletops and a rocking chair.) The structure would have to be strong enough to bear a lot of weight, both physical and ideological. It would also be in the shape of a steer. Continue reading >>
An exhibit showcasing new technology and innovations in agriculture, transportation, entertainment, energy, and more, presented through videos, models, and prototypes of inventions.