Archive for August 2017

Robot Revolution at the MSI features robots from around the world

Robot Revolution at the MSI features robots from around the world
I’m not sure who was having more fun–the kids, the grown-ups or the robots–yesterday at the Museum of Science and Industry’s (MSI) touring exhibit, Robot Revolution--an amazing population of robots from around the globe. The interactive exhibition spans four types of robots (Smarts, Skills, Cooperation and Locomotion) letting visitors observe and operate various robots while... Read more »

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Chicago Picasso sculpture at a restaging event of the 1967 unveiling at Daley Plaza

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Chicago Picasso sculpture at a restaging event of the 1967 unveiling at Daley Plaza
The Chicago Picasso, Pablo Picasso’s large-scale civic sculpture in Daley Plaza–the first of its kind in America–turns 50 next week. When the sculpture was unveiled in 1967–it was done so with much controversy. Was it a work of art or a cruel joke? The work, for which the 85-year-old Picasso refused payment, calling it his gift... Read more »

Summer in Chicago: Floating Museum on Chicago's waterways showcases art, music and more

Summer in Chicago: Floating Museum on Chicago's waterways showcases art, music and more
A new pop up installation, River Assembly, featuring a mobile art gallery, music and special programming is coming to a waterway near you. The project, part of the Floating Museum, a collaborative arts organization that creates temporary, site-responsive installations throughout Chicago will be showcasing this new exhibit throughout the month of August. “The Floating Museum... Read more »
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Last Dancer Standing: "LIVE" at Black Ensemble Theater

Last Dancer Standing: "LIVE" at Black Ensemble Theater
TV reality comes full circle at a “LIVE” taping of  “Last Dancer Standing (More Than Hip-Hop)”–an eight week dance competition that pits some of the best dancers in the country against each other in a competition to win $100,000 and a tour with R&B singing sensation Justin Paul (Deverin Deonte)–that opened Sunday at Black Ensemble... Read more »
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