As we round out the final day of the conference, and many of you return home tomorrow, I thought I’d provide some options for non-conference arts events taking place in Chicago tonight:
CAAALTERNATE 2014 at Tritriangle (more info here), a salon of media art. Featuring works by Patrick Lichty, Andrew Blanton, Morehshin Allahyari, Christine Kirouac, Sanglim Han, and Kayla Beth Anderson. As a part of this event Jennifer Chan will be running STUFF ON STUFF ON STUFF, a free-for-all of screen-based work. 6pm, 1550 N Milwaukee Ave Fl 3.
Mana Contemporary February Opening, an evening of art, performance, and merriment on Saturday, February 15. The event is free and open to the public, and food and refreshments will be served throughout. Various performances and receptions will take place between 5pm and midnight (see event page), including works and performances by High Concept Laboratories, Yigal Ozeri, graduate students of University of Wisconsin Madison, Honey Pot Performance, Amber Ginsburg and Aaron Hughes, Industry of the Ordinary, and ACRE. 5pm to 12am, 2233 S Throop St.
Pivot Pop Up! The Sadness Show: An Ironic Valentine’s Day Celebration, featuring Music by Sad Brad Smith (Up In The Air); A Sadness Game Show hosted by Brigid Murphy (Millie’s Orchid Show) with sad works by top playwrights Ike Holter, Noah Haidle, Mickle Maher, Shannon Matesky, Brett Neveu, and Tanya Palmer judged by a panel of “Sadness Experts.” Break-Up Karaoke DJed by Carlo Garcia. 7:30pm, 4101 N. Broadway Avenue
LOVESICK : Art Show, a show at 32Forty including mural painting, watercolor, sculpture, drawing, comic books, artist book, and mixed media. Curated by Michelle Graves, featuring work by Sean Backus, Vyto Grybauskas, Tine Defiore, Angela Erickson, Dana Grossmann, Cathy Hannah, Megan ‘Pain Gwen’ Larcher, Jenna Rodriguez, and Joan McDonald. 7pm, 3240 S Morgan St.
I n c o g n i t o, co-curated by the Pigeon Bench and Jack Collier, featuring art by Heather Marie, Olivia Rogers, Pan Gelic A, and Erik Peterson, and projections by Glen Jennings and Brian Hochberger, as well as music by a variety of objects. 9pm, 3036 N Lincoln Ave.
As we round out the final day of the conference, and many of you return home tomorrow, I thought I’d provide some options for non-conference arts events taking place in …