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All Bones About It | Ages 5-12

Thursday, July 18, 2019
10:30 AM

A Reading with Erika Sánchez and Emily Skaja

Friday, July 19, 2019
6:00 PM

South Side Circuit: Kemetic Yoga with Frank Mitchell

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
5:00 PM

Time Travelers | Ages 4-8

Thursday, July 25, 2019
10:30 AM

SCBWI presents: Meet an Agent!

Friday, July 26, 2019
6:00 PM

Exhibitions

The Adaptations of Augie March

Monday, April 29, 2019 - 9:00 AM to Friday, August 30, 2019 - 4:45 PM

Hutopia

Thursday, April 25, 2019 to Friday, September 6, 2019

Tara Donovan: Fieldwork

Friday, June 14, 2019 to Sunday, September 22, 2019

Around Chicago

Metaphysical Pop: A Review of Rob Pruitt’s “The Obama Paintings”

“The Obama Paintings” is on view at Stony Island Arts Bank, located one mile from the future Obama Presidential Center.

How global designers will collaborate with locals at the Chicago biennial

A preliminary lineup was announced in March and included Theaster Gates, MASS Design Group, Wolff Architects, and Invisible Institute. In addition to releasing the full lineup, Artistic Director Yesomi Umolu also revealed that a number of contributors will be working with Chicago communities and students through residencies and collaborations. “This edition, we’ve placed a larger focus on supporting new commissions and original research, which allows contributors to expand on their work and explore future possibilities for the practice of architecture in Chicago and beyond,” Umolu wrote in an email.

Lit 50: Who Really Books In Chicago 2019: avery r. young

Newcity Magazine has named avery r. young as one of the top 50 figures of Chicago's literary community.

TIME's 100 Most Influential People of 2019: Jeanne Gang

TIME Magazine has named architect Jeanne Gang as one of the 100 Most Influential People of 2019.

Assyrian Kitchen’s classes, meals offer food for thought on ancient civilization

Atorina Zorina, who taught her first Assyrian cooking class at the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute, has opened the Assyrian Kitchen in Jefferson Park to share the history and cuisine of her often persecuted people.

With Chicago’s Art Scene Gathering Steam, NADA Will Launch a New Fair in the Windy City This Fall

The Chicago Invitational will take place this September at the same time as EXPO Chicago.

Meet the Artist Behind ‘The Obama Paintings’ As They Debut in Chicago

Less than one mile from the site of the future Barack Obama Presidential Center, an epic tribute to the 44th president has just been installed. It is a massive work of art consisting of nearly 3,000 paintings – one for each day of the Obama presidency.

Millennium Park Summer Film Series includes 'Black Panther,' 'Music Man' and Chicago theater partnerships

The Court Theatre helped with programming this year's Millennium Park Summer Film Series.

After cancer diagnosis, Oak Park man surprises U. of C. with treasure trove of rare books

This week, the university honored Connors in a ceremony at the library, officially recognizing the Robert S. Connors Basic Program Collection as a part of its Special Collections Research Center. The collection, a group of around 400 rare volumes with a monetary value that he estimates in the hundreds of thousands, represents the result of Connors’ book collecting — now, his gift to the university.

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