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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Flowers for Uncle Bob on the gig poster of the week

Posted By on 01.09.19 at 06:00 AM

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ARTIST: Jay Ryan
SHOW: Guided by Voices at Bottom Lounge on Mon 12/31
MORE INFO: thebirdmachine.com

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Dancing into the Felix Vortex on the gig poster of the week

Posted By on 12.26.18 at 06:00 AM

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ARTIST: Bill Connors
SHOW: Windy City Soul Club at Logan Square Auditorium on Mon 12/31
MORE INFO: instagram.com/billconnors

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Carousing with a Kool Katerpillar on the gig poster of the week

Posted By on 12.19.18 at 06:00 AM

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ARTIST: Josh Davis
SHOW: Kool Keith and Bushwick Bill at Logan Arcade on Fri 12/21
MORE INFO: deadmeatdesign.bigcartel.com

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

A guitar transfigured into liquid cheese on the gig poster of the week

Posted By on 12.12.18 at 06:00 AM

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ARTIST: Ryan Duggan
SHOW: Ryley Walker, Ohmme, and Ben LaMar Gay at the Empty Bottle on Fri 12/28
MORE INFO: ryanduggan.com

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

See it now: 'The Many Hats of Ralph Arnold'

Posted By on 12.11.18 at 06:00 AM

Ralph Arnold, Who You/Yeah Baby, 1968 - DEPAUL ART MUSEUM, WITH PERMISSION FROM THE PAULS FOUNDATION
  • DePaul Art Museum, with permission from The Pauls Foundation
  • Ralph Arnold, Who You/Yeah Baby, 1968

There’s still time to catch "The Many Hats of Ralph Arnold: Art, Identity & Politics" at Columbia College’s Museum of Contemporary Photography. But not a lot of time: the show of seldom-seen work by this black gay artist and educator whose collages captured the social upheavals of the 1960s and ’70s closes December 21.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Carpooling upstream to spawn on the gig poster of the week

Posted By on 12.05.18 at 06:00 AM

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ARTIST: Jay Ryan
SHOWS: The solo living-room tour of Hum front man Matt Talbott, which included stops in Chicago and Skokie
MORE INFO: thebirdmachine.com

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

A highly unprofessional trepanation on the gig poster of the week

Posted By on 11.28.18 at 06:00 AM

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ARTIST: Bill Connors
SHOWS: Oozing Wound, Conduit, Rectal Hygienics, and Bruges at Sleeping Village on Fri 12/14
MORE INFO: instagram.com/billconnors

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Remember to floss your nipples on the gig poster of the week

Posted By on 11.21.18 at 06:00 AM

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ARTIST: Sarah Squirm
SHOW: Helltrap Nightmare with Itsi at the Hideout on Sun 12/2
MORE INFO: sarahsquirm.tumblr.com

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Nobody’s getting this pearl on the gig poster of the week

Posted By on 11.14.18 at 06:00 AM

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ARTIST: Margot Ferrick
SHOW: The Cairo Gang (solo) and Caroline Campbell at the Hideout on Wed 11/14
MORE INFO: butterstory.tumblr.com

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

It’s hard to stay quit on the gig poster of the week

Posted By on 11.07.18 at 06:00 AM

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ARTIST:  Josh Davis
SHOW: Jawbreaker, Naked Raygun, and Smoking Popes at the Aragon Ballroom on Sun 11/4
MORE INFO: deadmeatdesign.bigcartel.com

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