GALLERIES & exhibitions
THROUGH APRIL 15
Michigan Avenue and Oak Street
The annual "Artwindows" are up. Window displays in a number of the most prominent stores, such as Bvlgari, along Michigan Avenue and Oak Street feature work in all media by SAIC graduate and undergraduate students.
For more information, call 312-899-7445.
THROUGH APRIL 21
Visit Fusion-Lab, a collaborative, evolving installation organized by faculty member Adelheid Mers, at L.I.P.A. Gallery, a new non-profit space. Approximately 20 students and artists, the majority of whom are affiliated with SAIC, were invited to create and modify the material comprising the exhibition, using anything that had been created previously as raw material to advance the installation. Previous fusions are documented at http://spaces.org/mers/cf.htm (450 Broadway Gallery, NY) and www.icsp.net/arc/fusion.html (A.R.C. Raw Space, Chicago).
L.I.P.A. Gallery, 160 E. Illinois, lower level. Call for hours: 312-329-0812.
THROUGH MAY 5
Every Day Sky
Visit Julia Marsh's (faculty FYP and Undergraduate Division) "Every Day Sky" and photographs by recent BFA graduate Yuki Kokubo, which address the clich�d moment when "the main character of a movie gazes up at the sky in contemplation." Visit www.dogmaticChicago.com for more information.
Dogmatic Gallery, 1822 S. Desplaines, 312-492-6698. Open Saturdays 12 to 6 pm or by appt.
Faculty member Dr. Dianne M. Jedlicka occasionally offers dressage and jumping lessons at her house in Frankfort. For more information contact her through the Liberal Arts and Science Department.
THEATER & performance
APRIL 5 and 19
280 S. Columbus Drive
Psst, The Performance Something Something Troupe, have curated two evenings of performance: "Freak (the show)" on April 5, 7-9pm and "Transitory Audience" on April 19, 7 pm.
280 S. Columbus Drive, Performance Space 01
The episodic play Saving Face follows two chapters of Southern history: the life of Helen Keller and the invention of Coca-Cola. The play features Brooke Chaffee, Dave Grant, Keith Shannon, Yuko Yamamoto and Chi-Jang Yin, and is written and directed by Laurie Jo Reynolds.
Gallery 2, 847 W. Jackson, 7 pm
The Planck Length
The Big Horse Lounge
The Planck Length, including student Nick Monsour, plays instumental music melding elements of experimental music, rock, pop and jazz. Visit their website at www.plancklength.com for pictures, sounds and news.
The Big Horse Lounge, 1558 N. Milwaukee, 773-384-0043, 9:00 pm, $5
21 and over
The Red Secretaries
5434 N. Ashland
The Red Secretaries, all students at SAIC, combine drums, keyboards, guitar and violin. They will play with l'spaerow.
5434 N. Ashland, 8:30 pm