Arts + Culture

Nasty Women Chicago: How Artists Fight For Women’s Rights

What good can come from a room full of nasty women? A lot actually. On May 5th, 2017, Nasty Women Art Chicago held its first event at Moonlight Studios. The show featured over 350 artists whose ages ranged from 9 – 90. The event saw over 1,700 attendees and raised 30K for Planned Parenthood of Illinois. A […]

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See How Artists Changed the Narrative of AIDS in America

The discussion of AIDS in 2016 is still a very tough conversation to have. We know the alarming statistics and are even aware of a possible cure. Yet, if the conversation arises are we really ready to talk about it? The traveling exhibition,  Art AIDS America, features over a 100+ artists who create visual depictions of […]

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The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now

The Freedom Principle was a multigenerational composition of both art and wrapped in one place at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. The exhibition, that took place from Jul 11th until Nov 22nd, focused on the experimentation of both art and jazz in the South side of  Chicago during the 1960’s. The works of black […]

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SOFA Expo Chicago

The Sculpture Objects Functional Art and Design Fair a.k.a SOFA took place over the weekend from November 6th through the 8th. The annual fall arts show is held at Navy Pier and brings over 80 dealers and over 35,000 people, from international galleries to the city for a phenomenal 3-day dimensional art and design experience. […]

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Rebuilding the Community: The Stoney Island Arts Bank

It was an hour and a half ride via the CTA but it was completely worth it. I hopped off the number 6 Jackson bus on Cornell and 67th street. An area of the south-side of Chicago that I am fairly familiar with, since it use to be a part of my daily commute of my […]

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Always Open: Open House Chicago

There is no ‘closed sign’ for the city of Chicago. In fact, the city opened wide the doors to some of the most charming, mesmerizing, and exclusive buildings this past weekend. Of course, I participated and ventured into the Back of the Yards, Bridgeport, and South Loop neighborhoods for the annual Open House Chicago event. I […]

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