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The Weekly Gallery Crawl! (9/21-9/23)

9/21 – BELMONT CRAGIN – Soccer Club Club – 2923 N. Cicero. His Father Before Him, work by Dirk Knibbe. Reception 7-10pm. BRIDGEPORT – Bridgeport Art Center – 1200 W. 35th St. No Evils; Turtel Onli. Reception 5-10pm Zhou B Art Center – 1029 W. 35th St. Li: The River of Souls; Life Cycles. Reception... Read more »

The Weekly Gallery Crawl (10/21 & 10/22)

10/21 33 Collective Gallery – 1029 W. 35th St. Network: From Turin to Chicago and Vice Versa. Reception 7-10pm. 65GRAND – 1369 W Grand Ave. Sit, Be Still, and Listen, Because You’re Drunk and We’re at the Edge of the Roof, work Gary Rattigan. Reception 7-10pm Co-Prosperity Sphere – 3219 S Morgan St. Future Perfect,... Read more »

Last weekend to see Stations Lost at the Steppenwolf

Tony Fitzpatrick’s play Stations Lost ( has met with overwhelmingly positive reviews, and due to the response, the run has been extended through this weekend. This weekend is your last chance to check out Tony’s play; it plays this Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, at the Steppenwolf. Tickets are available by calling 312-335-1650, or online:... Read more »

OPENING TONIGHT: Stations Lost by Tony Fitzpatrick at Steppenwolf

Chicago-based artist Tony Fitzpatrick’s play “Stations Lost”, opening tonight at the Steppenwolf’s Garage Theater, follows last summer’s “This Train”. To anyone familiar with Chicago’s art scene, Tony needs no introduction, but for the rest of you, he is best known for his intricate collages as well as for his no-commission, no-fee gallery, Firecat Projects. Playwright... Read more »

Where the F*#K are YOU going? (4/29-5/1)

by Jeriah Hildwine This is a big weekend, for obvious reasons (Art Chicago, if you’ve been living on mars, under a rock, in a cave, with no radio, television, newspaper, Internet, or smoke signals, with your eyes closed and your fingers in your ears), and it’s going to be a crazy, epic, breakneck rush to... Read more »

A Case of Mistaken Identity

by Jeriah Hildwine Annie Heckman, “Letter to a lost penguin,” 2010, DVD (animation), 2 minutes, 17 seconds, edition of 6 In yesterday’s Chicago Tribune, critic Lori Waxman reviewed the exhibition Love Letters to Antarctica, at Swimming Pool Project Space.  In her review she mistakenly attributed Annie Heckman’s video, “Letter to a lost penguin,” to artist... Read more »

The Weekend Gallery Crawl... (6/18-6/20)

From my beloved blog, The Gallery Crawl and So Much More, I bring you, once again, The Weekend Gallery Crawl, the most comprehensive listing of weekend art openings in the Chicago region of the internet. Enjoy…  Friday – 6/18 ALBANY PARK – NEIU Fine Arts Center Gallery – 5500 N St Louis Ave. New Directions... Read more »

30 Days of Dinner at Art on Armitage

by Shannon Schmidt In the storefront window at 4125 W. Armitage, rested two white folding chairs–empty, yet open and awaiting occupants; a table that folds down; and a white clock that ticks away the time, hanging on the wall in upper left corner. Time was a major component in this piece, 30 Days of Dinner... Read more »

Chicago Gallery Snack Report: Friday, June 4th, 2010

by Jeriah Hildwine, photos by Stephanie Burke Now with less art, and more snacks!  (For images and our thoughts on the artwork we saw at these openings, check out our last edition of Monday Morning Quarterback.) International Museum of Surgical Science – 1524 N. Lake Shore Dr. Chromatherapy, work by Patrick Ryoichi Nagatani & Yew... Read more »

Monday Morning Quarterback, June 7th, 2010

by Jeriah Hildwine and Stephanie Burke Monday morning quarterback n. [informal] one who criticizes or passes judgment from a position of hindsight Now that we’ve rested up and nursed our hangovers from the weekend’s openings, we (Jeriah Hildwine and Stephanie Burke) present you with our ” judgment from a position of hindsight.” J:  I had... Read more »