Weekly Events Calendar: 07.12.06

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Art & Design Events…

  • Zoka Zola Studio Tour
    • Zoka Zola, AIA, will present her own home and studio – Architecture’s 2003 Home of the Year – as well as recent and current projects, including a zero-energy home and her plan for 21st century Chicago.
    • 1737 W. Ohio St.
    • Tuesday, July 18, 6 pm

  • Roscoe Village’s Sidewalk Sale and Garden Walk
    • AT reader Jen says: “It’s a beautiful neighborhood, and has some of the most gorgeous hidden gardens in Chicago. It’s definitely worth checking out. I live in the neighborhood, and I’m really looking forward to seeing the gardens I can normally just barely see through a fence.”
    • Begins at Victory’s Banner, 2100 W. Roscoe St.
    • Sunday, July 16th

  • Handmade Market
    • “A unique event to connect the makers of beautiful things to people who appreciate the unique and handmade.”
    • Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave.
    • Saturday, July 15, noon to 4:30 pm

  • Chinatown Summer Fair
    • Neighborhood Festival featuring: A Lion Dance procession at 1:00 p.m. which starts at the Main Stage (23rd St and Wentworth Ave) with Asian cultural entertainment and Chinese arts and crafts exhibits.
    • Wentworth Ave from Cermak Rd to 24th Pl.
    • Sunday, July 16, 10 am-8 pm

  • The Postcard Art Competition/Exhibition
    • Winners of the sixth biennial competition to create original postcard designs to be reproduced. Sponsored by the Curt Teich Postcard Archives at the Lake County Museum.
    • Center for Book and Paper Arts, 1104 S. Wabash, 2nd Floor
    • Monday through Saturdays,10 am to 6 pm, through July 29

  • Marimekko—Fabrics Fashion Architecture
    • Comprising more than 150 examples of fabrics, fashions, accessories and architecture, the exhibit explores the creation and rise of the Marimekko brand and philosophy.
    • S. R. Crown Hall , 3360 S. State St.
    • Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 am to 4 pm, through Friday, July 28