Chicago Artists Month 2004: October 16 - October 31
Zhou Brothers at Work
Demonstration: October 26, 6 8pm
Exhibition: October 16, 2004 January 2, 2005
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington Street
Watch the Zhou Brothers demonstrate their collaborative process as they create a large-scale painting right before your very eyes. Following the performance, the Zhou Brothers will lead a walk-through of their current exhibition, "Zhou Brothers: 30 Years of Collaboration," which includes over 100 paintings, prints, drawings, and sculpture, and has been organized by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and the Elmhurst Art Museum.
For Information: 312-744-6630, www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
CTA: Brown, Green, Orange, and Purple Lines
(Randolph/Wabash), Blue and Red Lines (Washington)
October 29, 7:30pm, doors open 6pm
The Athenaeum Theatre
2936 N. Southport Avenue
Fashion, wearable art, visual art, sound art, performance, and multi-media arts all explore the concept of an ideal space and/or state of being. Artists include: Melanie Adcock, Joanna Burgraf, Leigh Anne Bush, Jose Luis Corona, Ron Sager, and David Rowley.
Admission : $8.
For Information: 773-935-6860
CTA: Brown Line (Diversey); Bus 11, 76
Clothes, Costumes, and Candy
October 29, 9pm
1278 N. Milwaukee Avenue
The event is a runway-style fashion show including costumes which will then be worn in a live performance. Featuring artists: J.D. Churchill and Laurel Anderson.
For Information: 773-384-9276, www.munkihauschicago.com
CTA: Blue Line (Division); Bus 9, 56, 70
18ST: Pilsen Open Studios
October 30 31, 11am 7pm
18th Street, from Racine to Oakley Avenues
More than 30 artists will show their work in Pilsen cafes, galleries and private studios. Day of the Dead activities will be in full swing in one of the most colorful neighborhoods in the city. Free trolleys available between studios. More than 20 participating venues including: Mi Cafetal, POLVO Art Studio, Café Mestizo, d'Last Gallery, and Café Jumping Bean. Artists include: Hector Duarte, Montserrat Alsina, Roberto Ferreyra, Ricardo Hernandez, Troy Heinzeroth, and Jeff Abbey Maldonado.
For Information: 312-633-9245
CTA: Bus 9, 60, 18, 50
Shrine Workshop Vehicle
October 31, 6:30 9:30pm
1463 W. Hubbard Street
Redmoon artists lead a workshop in which participants craft shrines from mundane objects and personal memorabilia. This is an opportunity to remember and celebrate the lives of those who have passed away. Participants may bring their own materials.
For Information: 312-850-8440, www.redmoon.org
CTA: Green Line (Ashland); Bus 9