Category: art

ShowPlace ICON Theatre, Repurposed

The ShowPlace ICON Theatre at Roosevelt Collection Shops isn’t currently open due to the pandemic. Just because the interior is temporarily closed, doesn’t mean visiting isn’t warranted, especially if you’re smitten with art. An uplifting makeover The ICON received a makeover with the addition of uplifting murals thanks to the direction of Beth Swanson. Beth... Read more »

Event of the season — "Paint It Up Art Weekend"

There are many reasons to explore a gem like Uptown (think art, food, architecture, and rich history). I recently explored the art scene in Uptown, as the murals are abundant and flourishing. I started at the Clifton Street Art Gallery to see the new additions since my last visit. The gallery offers a nice variety of... Read more »

Taking Chicago by storm — one yarn bomb at a time

I bet most people could come up with at least ONE thing they have enjoyed during the stay at home order. Perhaps working in your PJs. Day drinking (I’m not complaining about cracking open a beer on my patio before 5 PM). Not fighting traffic to get to work. For me, I have enjoyed the... Read more »
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