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  • When gallery closes, artist's work still interacts

    New at Gallery Pink is "Event Horizon," the Oak Park gallery's first artist-in-residency exhibition and interactive production/installation. Envisioned and created by Chicago visual artist Jenn Cooper, "Event Horizon" includes solar panels, simple...
  • SAIC students team up with CB2 for space-saving home decor

    SAIC students team up with CB2 for space-saving home decor
    The shiny white finish of the kitchen table contrasts smartly with the soft gray weave of its chairs. The bedspread and rug employ subtle grid patterns that call back to each other. The bar in the corner is fully stocked for Friday night’s party....
  • Chicago book news: Burton History Trees' Kickstarter

    Bucktown-based Burton History Trees is running a Kickstarter campaign to create illustrated family trees of all 30 NBA teams, starting with the Chicago Bulls. Each tree will consist of the entire history of a franchise, featuring player and personnel...
  • Sketchbook Brewing Company keeps Evanston's Chicago Avenue hopping

    Sketchbook Brewing Company keeps Evanston's Chicago Avenue hopping
    Evanston’s south Chicago Avenue business corridor is hopping this holiday season thanks in part to hops. Evanston’s first nanobrewery, Sketchbook Brewing Company, has opened its alley door to the public. You read that right. To get to the...
  • How to be bold: Nick Cave's secrets

    How to be bold: Nick Cave's secrets
    The day outside of Nick Cave's home in the South Loop was so forlorn you felt sorry for it. The sky was the color of mop water; the parking lot across the street — large, empty and evocative of nothing so much as nowhere — was especially drab....
  • Indiana Dunes eco-artist sculpts art from junk

     Indiana Dunes eco-artist sculpts art from junk
    She holds the piece of wood to the light and turns it slightly. Does it curve in a certain way? Does it look like a bird's head or a feather? Laura Marie Panozzo, who holds permits to collect driftwood and other debris that wash up on the lakeshore of...
  • One man's fine art of complaining about your post office

    One man's fine art of complaining about your post office
    Marc Fischer approached the Logan Square post office the way a beaten dog approaches its owner. He came at it sideways, tentatively, prepared to flee. His memories of the place were not especially warm. When he was asked by a reporter to return to the...
  • Art project attempts to humanize Cook County Jail

    Art project attempts to humanize Cook County Jail
    As a young child, Melissa Garcia thought her absent father was away studying at school. It was how her mother concealed the fact that the father Garcia had never known was in prison. Only when she was 5 and the family visited him at the Danville...
  • Justin LeBlanc and Kate Pankoke put the Chicago in 'Project Runway All Stars'

    Justin LeBlanc and Kate Pankoke put the Chicago in 'Project Runway All Stars'
    Just because you’re on “Project Runway” doesn’t mean you get an automatic invite to Heidi Klum’s famed Halloween party. “Oh my gosh, did you get invited?” Kate Pankoke, a designer from Season 11 and 12, asked...
  • Lindsay Hunter on 'Ugly Girls'

    Lindsay Hunter on 'Ugly Girls'
    When Lindsay Hunter's "Don't Kiss Me" was released in 2013, Printers Row Journal called it "at once both repelling and mesmerizing." Kirkus reviewed it as a "beautiful observation of lives lived outside the scope of the mainstream." It's Hunter's...
  • Greeting cards provide outlet after cancer fight

    Greeting cards provide outlet after cancer fight
    Everything changed in an instant for young Daniel Wang: a sudden memory lapse, an excruciating pain in his head. Then a trip to the hospital and emergency brain surgery to remove a cancerous tumor. When he woke up, the Gurnee boy was hooked up to a...