A MASSIVE SCULPTURE IS BEING INSTALLED ON THE MODERN WING TERRACE OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO.
A massive sculpture of Airplane Engines is being installed on Museum’s Bluhm Family Terrace British artist Roger Hiorns (b. 1975), who was nominated for the Turner Prize in 2009, has been selected as the next contemporary artist to be featured on the Bluhm Family Terrace of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Modern Wing. His Untitled (Alliance) of 2010 is a commissioned site-specific sculpture consisting of two massive Boeing airplane engines, which have been placed on the terrace in the foreground of the Chicago skyline and Millennium Park. Hiorns’s first collaboration with a major American museum, Untitled (Alliance) will be on view from May 1 through September 19, 2010, and is free and open to the public.
Unwind at a free lunchtime piano performance by Ivan Ilic at today’s Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert at the Chicago Cultural Center. 12:15p.m. Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E. Washington. 312 744 6630.
3 1/2 Stars for TRUST and $10 off tickets.
The incredibly powerful and moving Lookingglass Theatre’s production of Trust should be on any serious theater-goers must see list. The bad news that it is closing soon. However there is some good news. There are $10 off tickets available for the following performances: April 28, 29, 30 at 7:30p.m.; Saturday, May 1 at 3p.m. and 7:30p.m.; Sunday, May 2 at 3p.m. and 7:30p.m. Just use the discount code “CHAT.” 821 N. Michigan Ave., 312 337 0665. Must close May 9.
A NEW “LADY” COMES TO TOWN.
The Shady Lady promises to liven up the Chicago night scene from the same guy whose already owned some of our town’s hottest clubs including Iggy’s and Harry’s Velvet Room. The new TSL in the totally transformed Garret Ripley space will feature rock and roll, jazz, burlesque, sideshows–including a man who has two heads and more (not more than two heads). 712 N. Clark, between Huron and Superior.
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