'Pop Art Design' at the MCA, Made in Chicago Holiday Market, and more things to do this weekend | Bleader

Friday, December 18, 2015

'Pop Art Design' at the MCA, Made in Chicago Holiday Market, and more things to do this weekend

Posted By on 12.18.15 at 12:42 PM

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click to enlarge Sit on these lips at the MCA's "Pop Art Design" exhibit. - GUFRAM
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  • Sit on these lips at the MCA's "Pop Art Design" exhibit.

Looking for stuff to do this weekend? Here are some highlights:

Fri 12/18: Chef Aaron McKay prepares wild-game dishes to pair with whiskey at the Wild Game and Bourbon Affair at the Blackstone Hotel (636 S. Michigan); a portion of the evening's proceeds benefit Esperanza Community Services, which supports people with developmental disabilities. 6-9 PM

Fri 12/18: Late-er Night Andersonville has the same discounts as at the earlier Late Night Andersonville, but oriented toward holiday-shopping procrastinators. There's also free entertainment, refreshments, and photos with Santa. 6-10 PM

Through 3/27: "Pop Art Design" at the Museum of Contemporary Art (220 E. Chicago) features works by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, and Mel Ramos, alongside chairs, sofas, lamps, and architecture by Charles Eames, George Nelson, Achille Castiglioni, and Verner Panton.

Sat 12/19: Pilsen Outpost (1958 W. 21st) hosts CMYCake, a pop-up showcase of comics, zines, and crafts by the likes of Kevin Budnik, Zelda Galewsky, and Javier Suárez, with pastries from Rendezvous: A Community Confectionary. 3-10 PM

Sun 12/20: The Reader hosts the Made in Chicago Holiday Market at Plumbers Hall (1340 W. Washington) for all your last-minute shopping needs. Come shop local this holiday season and support fellow Chicagoans as they showcase some of the best apparel, housewares, food, and drink that Chicago has to offer. 11 AM-5 PM

Sun 12/20: The Incredibly Strange Holiday Spectacular . . . for the Needy! at Emporium Arcade Bar (1366 N. Milwaukee) is a holiday variety show featuring comedy from Neil Hamburger, a found-footage presentation from Everything Is Terrible!, and pinup star Masuimi Max. Toy donations can be dropped off at Taco in a Bag (4603 N. Lincoln) through 12/19. 7:30 PM

For more stuff to do this weekend—and every day—check out our Agenda page.


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