Weekly Events Calendar: 07.05.06

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Art & Design Events…

  • July is Pet Month on Apartment Therapy

  • Eric Lebofsky, Josh Mannis, and William J. O’Brien at Western Exhibitions
    • Three artists debut three large-scale black-and-white prints as well as new individual works.
    • Western Exhibitions, 1648 W. Kinzie St., Suite 2R
    • Through July 15

  • Skokie Art Guild 45th Annual Art Fair
    • Art, live music, food, and face-painting for the kids…
    • 5211 W. Oakton, Skokie
    • July 8-9, 10 am-5 pm

  • “Textu(r)al” at Riverside Arts Center
    • “Textu(r)al”: mixed-media work by JB Daniel that explores text and texture.
    • Riverside Arts Center, 32 E. Quincy Rd., Riverside
    • Through July 29

  • Oasis: An Installation by Guerra de la Paz
    • This site-specific sculptural installation fashioned out of discarded clothing juxtaposes a variety of colors and textures to creates a fantasy landscape.
    • Chicago Cultural Center, 77 E. Randolph St.
    • Through August 13

  • First Fridays at MCA
    • Includes exhibition of photography by Wolfgang Tillmans and a preview of the new 12 x 12: New Artists/New Work exhibition of work by artist Julia Oldham. After-party at the Victor Hotel (311 N. Sangamon St.).
    • MCA, 220 E. Chicago Ave.
    • Friday, July 7, 6-10 pm