TEASER VIDEO: Dia de los Muertos Altar exhibition!! Opens tonight 6-11pm
Day of the Dead Altar Opening TONIGHT!
Day of the Dead Altar Unveiling + Celebration TONIGHT Free and Open to the Public / 6pm - 11pm Featuring: Live Blues Band and Don Churro *you may view Saturday + Sunday 6-9m as well!
New School Poetics @ CUAS
N EW SCHOOL POETICS presents THESE ARE THE BREAKS - CHICAGO BOOK LAUNCH Sat. Oct 23 @ 6pm – 8pm Chica go Urban Arts Society 2229 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL Hosted by Poet, Educator ,WBEZ Correspondent Kevin Coval Featured Performers: Award Winning Playwright Tanya Saracho & Slam Poet Lamar Jorden, star of the new documentary Louder Than A Bomb _______ In these gnomic essays...
Day of the Dead
Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de los Muertos) is a holiday celebrated in Mexico and by Mexican Americans living in the United States and Canada. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. The celebration occurs on November 2 in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints’ Day (November 1) and All...
Jazz funeral is a common name for a funeral tradition with music which developed in New Orleans, Louisiana. The term “jazz funeral” was long in use by observers from elsewhere, but was generally disdained as inappropriate by most New Orleans musicians and practitioners of the tradition. The preferred description was “funeral with music”; while jazz was part of the...
CUAS pop-up project write up!
Art pops into place in Loop Empty storefronts get noticed when artists move in By Lauren Viera, Tribune reporter October 15, 2010 For centuries, the brick-and-mortar store has been the ultimate status symbol of the independently owned service provider’s success. After building a clientele base and squirreling away enough in savings, signing a lease on a space meant officially...
Check out this video: ArtLoop Open →
Check out the grand opening of ArtLoop Open this Friday. More info here: Art Crawl tomorrow night – more info at ArtLoopOpen.com CUAS and Maxwell Colette Gallery POP UP space: 205 south state street
Gallery Hours Tonight 6-9pm..check out the Chicago Printers Guild exhibition. Last day is Oct 14!
Check out FLICKR pictures here! →
[Chicagoist] Love Flows Both Ways *exhibition
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[Flavorpill Write-Up] Love Flows Both Ways...
As part of the Chicago Loop Alliance’s initiative to fill vacant downtown storefronts with pop-up art displays, the Chicago Urban Art Society and the Maxwell Colette Gallery present Love Flows Both Ways. The love here flows between two uneasy partners, the pauper of street culture and the prince of fine art. While fine art has hit the streets in the form of designer tee-shirts,...
[Chicago Weekly Write-Up]
After the levees broke By Alec Mitrovich September 29, 2010 Last Wednesday night, the Chicago Urban Art Society in Pilsen hosted the Chi-town stop of the “Floodlines” tour. Written by Jordan Flaherty and published by Haymarket books, “Floodlines: Community and Resistance from Katrina to the Jena Six,” seeks to give a powerful stage to the voices of the New Orleans Black community so they ...
[The Columbia Chronicle] Peter Kepha Interviewed
From street to studio by Brianna Wellen With more options in the city, street artists move their work into galleries. Read More Here!
OPENING TONIGHT! Chicago Printers Guild
2229 SOUTH HALSTED STREET 6PM - 11PM SPONSORED BY OLD STYLE.
Pop-Up Opening TONIGHT!
205 South State Street (state and adams) 530pm - 10pm!!!!!!!