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Calendar for 7/11/18

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Joyful Resistance: March for our Hoods 2018

Plaza Tenochtitlan, W. 18th St. & S. Loomis St. Saturday, July 14, noon–3pm. Free. bit.ly/JoyfulResistance

Join residents from Pilsen, Humboldt Park, Wicker Park, Little Village, Albany Park, and Hyde Park in marching against the corporatization and whitewashing of communities of color in Chicago’s gentrifying neighborhoods. This event will include a community potluck for healing, mobile street art, music, and more. (Bridget Newsham)

Englewood Community Health Fair

Margaret’s Village, 7320 S. Yale Ave. Saturday, July 14, 1pm–4pm. Free. bit.ly/EnglewoodHealthFair

Englewood is hosting its yearly Community Health Fair at Margaret’s Village this year; attendees will find free food, health screenings, entertainment, raffles, family-friendly games and more! (Bridget Newsham)

Soulful Chicago Book Fair

E. 61st St. between S. Cottage Grove Ave. and S. King Dr. Sunday, July 15, 10am–8pm. Free. soulfulchicagobookfair.com

As the self-proclaimed “most exciting book fair on the planet,” the Soulful Chicago Book Fair is unlikely to disappoint. The Fair is a celebration of literacy and literary arts found throughout the African Diaspora. The fair will host hundreds of authors, poets, and composers, aiming to give voice to creators who are often overlooked in standard venues. (Bridget Newsham)

Chinatown Summer Fair

2200 S. Wentworth Ave. Sunday, July 15, 10am–8pm. Free. bit.ly/ChinatownSummerFair

This iconic and popular annual celebration of Far East culture returns for its fortieth festive year. Highlights include the Dragon & Lion Dance Procession, artisans, plenty of great cuisine, activities for families and children, and more. (Bridget Newsham)

South Side Code & Coffee

Tuesday, July 17 at Dollop, 5500 S. University Ave., and Tuesday, July 24 at La Catrina Cafe, 1011 W. 18th St. 7am–10am. facebook.com/southsidecodecoffee

Hosted by Microsoft Civic Technology Fellow Soren Spicknall, these informal weekly meetups at coffee shops and other gathering spots around the South Side are designed to encourage civic tech enthusiasts, developers, freelancers, students, and anyone else interested—of any skill level—to share ideas and conversation over a morning coffee. (Sam Stecklow)

Challenging Electronic Monitoring in Cook County

University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, 969 E. 60th St. Tuesday, July 17, noon–5pm. Free. bit.ly/ChallengingEM

In the first-ever convening focused on the impact of electronic monitoring in the criminal detention system, neighbors will come together to discuss the impacts of this system on their families and communities. The half-day event will highlight the experiences of people who have been monitored as a condition of parole, pretrial release, etc. and unpack what we can learn from this system to create a more just society. (Bridget Newsham)

Envisioning Justice—How Data Shapes Us

OPEN Center for the Arts, 2214 S. Sacramento Ave. Tuesday, July 17, 4pm–6pm. bit.ly/HowDataShapesUs

Take part in this public conversation on how the data collecting practices of corporations and governments affects our lives, for better or for worse. The conversation is just one piece of Envisioning Justice, a sprawling effort by Illinois Humanities to create a citywide conversation about incarceration. This event is the first of three events at OPEN focusing on the connection between big data and criminal justice. Participants will be invited back to participate in the follow-up conversation How Data Criminalizes Us.

(Sam Stecklow and Ellen Mayer)

#TheTakeback Back To School Festival

Mandrake Park, 3858 S. Cottage Grove Ave. Sat, July 28, noon–4pm. Free. thetakebackchi.org

For the fifth year running, #TheTakeback is hosting their back-to-school festival to create a space for Chicago children to play without fear of violence. As always, the anti-violence organization will also provide a free meal and a backpack filled with school supplies for every child who attends. #TheTakeback also gives away scholarships by raffle. (Ellen Mayer)

Peace Campus Grand Opening

I Grow Chicago, 6414 S. Honore St. Saturday, July 21, 1pm–3:30pm. Free. bit.ly/PeaceCampus

I Grow Chicago is hosting a celebration for the opening of their full-size yoga and basketball court. The “healing justice court” is the first project in an ongoing effort to transform their block on Honore Street into a Peace Campus. The event will feature food, music, and games as well as a ribbon-cutting with Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson. I Grow Chicago also runs restorative justice and wellness programming out of their peace house. (Ellen Mayer)

Black Coffee Political Alliance Deputy Registrar Training

Bop Biz Center, 644 E. 79th St. Thursday, July 12, 6pm–7:30pm. Free. bit.ly/BCPARegister

Dedicated to establishing a strong Black voting bloc in Chicago, the Black Coffee Political Alliance is hosting a training for community members who’d like to become deputy registrars with the power to register people to vote. Operation Rainbow Push, which is certified by the Illinois State Board of Elections, is supporting the event and will sponsor all participants to become deputy registrars. (Ellen Mayer)

Food & Land

Marshall Square Garden Appreciation Tour

Telpochcalli Elementary School, 2832 W. 24th Blvd. Saturday, July 14, 11am—3pm. Free. gallery400.uic.edu

Held as part of Gallery 400’s traveling “Gallery for a Changing Climate” exhibit, participants of this two-community garden “appreciation tour” will take part in cooking demonstrations, artmaking activities, seed-bombing, a storytelling workshop, a potluck, and more between two Little Village elementary school gardens. (Sam Stecklow)

AMFM Presents: Feast: The Appetizer

Franklin Park, 4320 W. 15th St. Saturday, July 14, 3pm—7pm. Free; suggested donation of one non-perishable food item. (312) 971 7502. amfm.life

The first event in a three-part, arts-and-food-access-themed festival put on by Pilsen-based art gallery and incubator AMFM, Feast: The Appetizer brings local vendors, artists, DJs and poets for a celebration and food drive. Bring non-perishable food items, and art supplies for For the People Artist Collective’s arts drive, and put on your dancing shoes—the organizers behind Latinx dance night Pachanga! and local DJs will make sure beats worthy of a feast are playing all afternoon. (Emeline Posner)

July’s Urban Field Day

Windsor Park Community Garden, 7557 S. Saginaw Ave. Saturday, July 14, 9am—noon. Free. auachicago.org

For Advocates for Urban Agriculture’s monthly garden work day, the organization is bringing volunteers to help weed, harvest, and prune at a South Shore community garden. Bring close-toed shoes, garden gloves, and a water bottle for this morning in the garden! (Emeline Posner)

Woodlawn Food Truck Fest 2018

E. 61st St. and S. Langley Ave. Sunday, July 15, 10am—8pm. bit.ly/2m2ZMcV

What more is there to summer life but book fairs and food trucks? We love the Woodlawn Food Truck Fest, which is run in conjunction with the annual Soulful Book Fair. Last year the trucks sold out of food, so come early for food and stick around for the books. (Emeline Posner)

Pollination of Native Plants

Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., 5th fl. Thursday, July 19, 1pm—3pm. Free, registration encouraged. bit.ly/2J5lmql

Award-winning author Heather Holm comes to the Cultural Center to talk about how native plants can act as resources for pollinators in the Midwestern climate. During this free speaker series organized by the Lurie Garden, Holm will provide specific examples of how pollination happens, and which insects are most effective pollinators for certain plants. (Emeline Posner)

Taste of WVON

Lorraine L. Dixon Park, 8701 S. Dauphin Ave. Saturday, July 21, 10am—10pm. Free. bit.ly/2u7XjSR

A day of food and live music awaits at Lorraine Dixon Park, just steps away from WVON’s studios in the Chatham-Avalon neighborhood. Previous years have seen more than 80 restaurants and vendors, live music, and free health screenings; this year will bring in Doug E Fresh and the Stylistics, who will pay tribute to singer Terisa Griffin. (Emeline Posner)

Living with Water: Designing for Wetter Weather & Cleaner Rivers

Metropolitan Planning Council, 140 S. Dearborn St., ste. 1400. Thursday, July 26, 6pm—8pm. $7-$15. bit.ly/LivingWithWaterMPC

Panelists, including architect Ernest Wong, MWRD Commissioner Josina Wing Morita, and city planning official Michael Berkshire, will discuss how the city and developers can design ecosystems “in which water is an asset to Chicago,” squarely in line with Mayor Emanuel’s riverfront development agenda. (Sam Stecklow)

Talk: Food Activism

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E. Chicago Ave. Friday, July 27, 6pm—8pm. Free. bit.ly/2JGHjN2

In conjunction with the MCA’s “Commons Artist Project: Joan Giroux” exhibit, panelists will lead a discussion about whether food can change the world, looking into grassroots food activism and guerilla gardening efforts ongoing in Chicago. (Emeline Posner)

Music

Back Alley Jazz

Various locations on S. Paxton Ave. between E. 73rd and E. 74th St. Saturday, July 14, 2pm–8pm. Free. hydeparkjazzfestival.org

Curators Fo Wilson and Norman Teague know how to revive the South Shore jam session tradition: with a brand-new block party, spanning four garages and more than a dozen local talents. Jazz fans might come for singer Maggie Brown or saxophonist Greg Ward, but the highlights range across genre (91.1 FM DJ Rae Chardonnay; Bomba con Buya) and medium (writer-photographer-painter-filmmaker RJ Eldridge; multimedia percussionist Mikel Patrick Avery). (Christopher Good)

Peak Time with Teklife

The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. Thursday, July 19. Live radio show 8pm–10pm, $5 in advance, $10 at door. Afterparty 10pm–2am, free with radio ticket or RSVP, $5 at door with neither. Tickets and RSVP at redbull.com. (312) 801-2100.  promontorychicago.com

Teklife to the next life! DJ Spinn, DJ Taye, Gant-Man, and DJ Manny—plus a half-dozen other all-stars (RP Boo, Traxman, Boylan, Heavee, etc)—will meet to discuss the collective that put footwork on the map. Come through (or tune in at redbullradio.com) for the oral history. Alternately, just hit the afterparty, and get ready to kick it at 160 BPM ‘til 2am. (Christopher Good)

Silver Room Block Party

E. 53rd St. & S. Harper Ct. Saturday, July 21, noon–10pm. silverroomblockparty.com

Hyde Park gallery The Silver Room hosts its fifteenth annual block party this year, which we expect will shut down 53rd Street with music, events, food, and more—but don’t expect them to give away any details this early. All we, and you, know is that the theme this year is “Beautiful People”—which means you, every South Side resident and Weekly reader. (Sam Stecklow)

Hardcore for Literacy

Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219 S. Morgan St. Doors 7pm, show 8pm. (773) 823-9700. coprosperity.org

The South Side’s finest combination of pastry and genre—the Punk Rock and Donuts series— returns with a lineup primed to blow out amps and eardrums. Local hardcore acts Nonagon, Through and Through, the Kreutzer Sonata, and more will throw down for the Pilsen Reads initiative at this benefit concert. (Christopher Good)

Stage & Screen

Red Rover Series – Experiment #112: A Walking Poem

Begins Pilsen Community Books Store 1102 W. 18th Street. Saturday, July 14. Doors 7pm, walk starts 7:30pm. Walk ends 8:30pm at Skylark Bar, 2149 S. Halsted St. bit.ly/2N2njWJ

Rain or shine come take to the streets to participate in this live active poem as a poet or as an observer. Your poem of three minutes or less is welcome and will be included with featured poets Melissa Castro Almandina, Nathanael Jones, Manuel Morales y Méndez, Brendan White and mica woods. The Red Rover Series founded in 2005 is curated by poets Laura Goldstein and Jennifer Karmin and designed as an inclusive reading experiment for diverse creative minds. (Nicole Bond)

Movies In the Park – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Dusable Museum, Outdoor Sunken Garden, 740 E. 56th Place. Rain location inside museum. Saturday, July 21, 7:30pm. Free. (773) 947-0600. dusablemuseum.org

Come discover what Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Dwayne Johnson and an old video game console have in common, when four teens in detention play a game that ultimately plays them. This 2017 fantasy action film is rated PG-13 and will have you teetering on the edge of your seat. (Nicole Bond)

Workspace Series: Write it Out with Rhonda Wheatley

Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th Street, room 028. Monday, July 23, 5pm to 6:30pm. Registration $10. ticketsweb.uchicago.edu

Multidisciplinary artist and energy healer Rhonda Wheatley, seen most recently in performance at the Museum of Contemporary Art and at her solo exhibition at the Hyde Park Art Center will facilitate an interactive workshop where participants will use writing exercises to explore practices for shifting blockages, raising energy and consciousness expansion. Bring a journal, something to write with and an open mind. (Nicole Bond)

Get Out @ Millenium Park

Millennium Park 201 E. Randolph. Tuesday, July 24, 6:30pm. Free

See the Oscar Award winning Best Original Screenplay written and directed by Jordan Peele (of the comedy duo Key and Peele). Get Out became one of the most talked about films last year for blurring the lines between genres. Some classified the film as a dark-comedy, others argued it to be a horror film.  But whatever you call it, this edgy must see psychological thriller examines some of the dynamics at the core of race relations. The rated R movie is presented in collaboration with the Black Harvest Film Festival and may have you sinking in your seat. (Nicole Bond)

Black Harvest Film Festival

Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St. August 4–30. Showtimes and ticket prices vary. Visit siskelfilmcenter.org/blackharvest for details.

August wouldn’t be August without saving dates to view some of the over sixty narrative features, documentaries and short films showcased at the annual Black Harvest Film Festival. This is the twenty-fourth year the film industry will celebrate the wide scope of Black culture with screenings from established and emerging filmmakers and thought provoking conversations and Q &A’s with many of the featured artists. (Nicole Bond)

South Side Weekly Lit Issue Release Party

Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood. Thursday, August 9, 6pm–8pm. Free.

This year marks the fifth annual South Side Weekly Lit issue featuring all things literary written by writers from or connected to the South Side. Meet members of the South Side Weekly editorial team and hear some of this year’s esteemed contributors read their published work.  Also pick up your complimentary copy of the 2018 Lit Issue, enjoy the art on exhibit in the galleries or have a delightful stroll through the museum’s courtyard sculpture garden. Light refreshments will be served. (Nicole Bond)

Red Rover Series – Experiment #112: A Walking Poem

Begins Pilsen Community Books Store 1102 W. 18th Street. Saturday, July 14. Doors 7pm, walk starts 7:30pm. Walk ends 8:30pm at Skylark Bar, 2149 S. Halsted St. bit.ly/2N2njWJ

Rain or shine come take to the streets to participate in this live active poem as a poet or as an observer. Your poem of three minutes or less is welcome and will be included with featured poets Melissa Castro Almandina, Nathanael Jones, Manuel Morales y Méndez, Brendan White and mica woods. The Red Rover Series founded in 2005 is curated by poets Laura Goldstein and Jennifer Karmin and designed as an inclusive reading experiment for diverse creative minds. (Nicole Bond)

Movies In the Park – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Dusable Museum, Outdoor Sunken Garden, 740 E. 56th Place. Rain location inside museum. Saturday, July 21, 7:30pm. Free. (773) 947-0600. dusablemuseum.org

Come discover what Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Dwayne Johnson and an old video game console have in common, when four teens in detention play a game that ultimately plays them. This 2017 fantasy action film is rated PG-13 and will have you teetering on the edge of your seat. (Nicole Bond)

Workspace Series: Write it Out with Rhonda Wheatley

Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th Street, room 028. Monday, July 23, 5pm to 6:30pm. Registration $10. ticketsweb.uchicago.edu

Multidisciplinary artist and energy healer Rhonda Wheatley, seen most recently in performance at the Museum of Contemporary Art and at her solo exhibition at the Hyde Park Art Center will facilitate an interactive workshop where participants will use writing exercises to explore practices for shifting blockages, raising energy and consciousness expansion. Bring a journal, something to write with and an open mind. (Nicole Bond)

Get Out @ Millenium Park

Millennium Park 201 E. Randolph. Tuesday, July 24, 6:30pm. Free

See the Oscar Award winning Best Original Screenplay written and directed by Jordan Peele (of the comedy duo Key and Peele). Get Out became one of the most talked about films last year for blurring the lines between genres. Some classified the film as a dark-comedy, others argued it to be a horror film.  But whatever you call it, this edgy must see psychological thriller examines some of the dynamics at the core of race relations. The rated R movie is presented in collaboration with the Black Harvest Film Festival and may have you sinking in your seat. (Nicole Bond)

Black Harvest Film Festival

Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St. August 4–30. Showtimes and ticket prices vary. Visit siskelfilmcenter.org/blackharvest for details.

August wouldn’t be August without saving dates to view some of the over sixty narrative features, documentaries and short films showcased at the annual Black Harvest Film Festival. This is the twenty-fourth year the film industry will celebrate the wide scope of Black culture with screenings from established and emerging filmmakers and thought provoking conversations and Q &A’s with many of the featured artists. (Nicole Bond)

South Side Weekly Lit Issue Release Party

Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood. Thursday, August 9, 6pm–8pm. Free.

This year marks the fifth annual South Side Weekly Lit issue featuring all things literary written by writers from or connected to the South Side. Meet members of the South Side Weekly editorial team and hear some of this year’s esteemed contributors read their published work.  Also pick up your complimentary copy of the 2018 Lit Issue, enjoy the art on exhibit in the galleries or have a delightful stroll through the museum’s courtyard sculpture garden. Light refreshments will be served. (Nicole Bond)

Visual Arts

There Goes the Neighborhood! The Fair Housing Act of 1968

Uri-Eichen Gallery, 2101 S. Halsted St. Friday, July 13, 6pm–10pm. Free. (312) 852-7717. bit.ly/FHA1968

Uri-Eichen Gallery is hosting a series of shows and discussions exploring how the housing discrimination struggles of the 1960s are largely the same as those we face today. The show will include work from several local artists (including Englewood’s Tonika Johnson), panels held by residents of affordable housing developments, and more. (Bridget Newsham)

Arts and Crafts Fair

DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. Saturday and Sunday, July 14–15, 11am–7pm. Free. dusablemuseum.org

The DuSable Museum of African American History is hosting their annual Arts & Crafts Festival! With dozens of vendors, you will surely find that perfect wall hang, or possibly spot that birthday gift for your mom you’ve been putting off for months. In addition to copious amounts of arts and crafts, attendees can also enjoy a beer garden, live music, dancing, and a children’s area. (Bridget Newsham)

Carrying a Place Called Home

Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd. Friday, July 20, 6pm–8pm. Free. bit.ly/CarryingAPlace

“Carrying a Place Called Home” is the culminating exhibit from the ten-month residency program at the Arts Incubator in Washington Park. Resident artists—Victoria Martinez, Arif Smith, and Brittney Leeanne Williams—are showing the work they created during their tenure in the residency, reflecting on topics of identity, memory, and place through painting, collage, dance, and video. (Bridget Newsham)

Art Institute Block Party

Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Ave. Saturday, July 21, 10:30am–10:30pm. $10-25. bit.ly/AICBlockParty

The Art Institute of Chicago is hosting its first annual block party on Saturday, July 21st. The event will showcase over twelve hours of art, creativity, and community-building. The event will be both indoor and outdoor—dispersed throughout the museum’s gardens, galleries, and public space—so don’t let the sweltering hot days stop you from unleashing your creative side. (Bridget Newsham)

The Visibility Project at Douglas

Douglas Park, 1401 S. Sacramento Dr. Thursday, July 26. 3pm–7pm. Free. bit.ly/DouglasVisibilityProject

A Long Walk Home, a public art program organized by young black women in Chicago, is partnering with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for a community event focused on empowering, elevating, and recognizing the voices of African American girls in Chicago. The event will feature live performances, a photography exhibition, and more! (Bridget Newsham)

YCA On the Block: Pilsen

La Catrina Café, 1011 W. 18th St. Friday, July 13, 6pm–8pm. Free. bit.ly/YCAOTBPilsen

YCA on the Block: Pilsen is back. Hosted by Young Chicago Authors, this event is a free open mic and workshop series for “fresh” Latinx voices. Come through and learn how to write poems and hear others perform. This week’s feature is Jonathan Mendoza. (Roderick Sawyer)

Free Community Art Day in Bronzeville

KaLab Bronzeville, 501 1/2 E. 47th St. Thursday, July 12, 4pm–7pm. Free. bit.ly/BronzevilleArtDay

Join KaLab for a free Community Art Day, designed especially for (but not limited to) residents of Bronzeville and neighboring communities. Kids will be provided with art supplies and will be able to enjoy a safe expressive environment for art-making. There will be demonstrations for those new to art, and fresh fruit and snacks for kids to take home with their art. Come out and create or sit back and network with other community members. (Roderick Sawyer)

Pilsen Outpost – Book Club

Pilsen Outpost, 1637 W. 18th St. Sunday, July 29, 3pm–5pm. Free. (773) 830-4800. bit.ly/PilsenOutpostBookClub

The novel I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter is about the not-so-perfect life of a Mexican girl named Julia. After tragedy strikes and takes away the life of her perfect sister Olga, Julia is left to fill the gap in her family that Olga left behind. But it isn’t too long before Julia realizes what might’ve seemed like a perfect life for Olga was anything but perfect. Join Pilsen Outpost as they discuss this book and its connection to a larger cultural reality. (Roderick Sawyer)

The Chills

Humboldt Park Beach, 1400 N. Sacramento Ave. Friday, July 27, 1pm–5pm. bit.ly/TheChills2018 (773) 521-1621.

Brought to you by Yollocalli Arts Reach and DuSable Teen Councils, The Chills is not about being cold; it’s about great teen activities in the warmth of the summer. Held at the Humboldt Park Beach, there will be an open mic, a DJ Workshop by Free Write Arts & Literacy, a temporary tattoo station, and even an Inflatable Obstacle Course. Invite all of your friends and come through! (Roderick Sawyer)

Pilsen Fest 2018

W. 18th St. and S. Blue Island Ave. Saturday, August 18—Sunday, August 19, starts at noon both days. pilsenfestchicago.com. (773) 517-1616.

Gathering crowds of over 60,000 people, Pilsen fest will feature a variety of musical artists, muralists, writers, poets, painters, vendors, and other talent local to Pilsen. Some of the headliners featured will include: Hello Seahorse!, Nortec B+F, Susie4, and Lady Midnight. Save the date and make your way over to Pilsen for this iconic festival. (Roderick Sawyer)

46th Annual Fiesta del Sol

1400 W. Cermak, between Ashland and Morgan. July 26–29, 5pm–10pm. (312) 666-2663. fiestadelsol.org

Looking for a family-friendly and carnival style festival with music and arts? Look no further because Fiesta del Sol has your back. As a four-day festival there will be plenty of carnival rides to try, including a Ferris Wheel. There will food vendors alongside activity booths, and two main stages with musical guests and performances. If somehow you still aren’t convinced, swing by for some of the best tacos, tamales, and tostadas in town. (Roderick Sawyer)

Buy A Meal And A Drank Craft Vendor Fair Emporium And Wonderland

Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar, 960 W. 31st St. Saturday, July 14, 2pm–7pm. (773) 890-0588. bit.ly/BuyAMealAndADrank

The caption on the Facebook event (“I have talented friends that make cool sh*t! You should buy stuff and support independent artisans”) is good enough for me to make it to one of Chicago’s favorite spots: Maria’s. Grab a drink while you browse the work of local artists and try some food next door at Kimski’s. Artists will be selling anything from jewelry and handmade plushes to crystals and healing elixirs. Come to shop for yourself or a loved one, stay to have a beer and fill your taste buds. (Roderick Sawyer)

Intimate Encounters

Blanc Gallery, 4445 S. King Dr. Friday, July 13, 6pm–9pm. (773) 373-4320. bit.ly/IntimateEncounters2018

Combining photography with video, painting, and sculpture, Intimate Encounters is a group exhibit exploring domestic spaces within African-American and Latino communities with a special focus on women, mothers, and immigrant families. Intimate Encounters calls upon the talents of artists Jarvis Boyland, William Camargo, Emilio Rojas, Darrel DeAngelo Terrell, and Titus Wonsey. Come by and view the work, talk to the artists, and enjoy the vibes. (Roderick Sawyer)

Continuous Span

Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave. Tuesday, July 17, 6:30pm–8pm. (773) 324-5520. bit.ly/ContinuousSpan

Continuous Span will feature an artist talk <i>and</i> a wine & cheese reception. If you aren’t already convinced, then also come to view the work of The Bridge Program, which is an arts program at HPAC that helps artists foster their skills in an intensive small-group setting. Join artists Karen Connell, Brooke Hummer, John Michael Korpal, and more as they discuss their own artistic processes and ideas, while enjoying art-viewing snacks. (Roderick Sawyer)

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