Weekly Events Calendar: 08.22.07

Weekly Events Calendar: 08.22.07

Heather Blaha
Aug 22, 2007

Bucktown Arts Fest

Art & Design Events...

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  • Bucktown Arts Fest
    • It's the "combination of art and neighborhood that makes the Bucktown Arts fest an event unique in Chicago."
    • Senior Citizens Park, 2238 N. Oakley Ave.
    • Sat-Sun, August 25-26, 11 am-7 pm

  • The Block Party Party
    • "As part of its DIY Neighborhood event series, Neighbors Project is partnering with Lakeview residents, community organizations and aldermen to show you how you can host your own block party. The event will be a hands-on fair on partying in the street with your neighbors using the food, furniture, drinks and fun sold in your neighborhood to support local businesses. Everything you need to know to throw your own block party. Get in on the secret to the ultimate summer party."
    • Mystic Celt, 3443 N. Southport Ave.
    • Saturday, Aug. 25, 1-4 pm

  • Rob Snyder: Rivers, Pools, Piles and More Convenient Truths
    • Large scale glass installations
    • Habatat Galleries, 222 W. Superior St.
    • Through August 25

  • Focus: Jana Gunstheimer
    • "German artist Jana Gunstheimer (b. 1974) combines her academic training in ethnology with a refined figurative drawing practice to observe and comment on aspects of her own culture."
    • The Art Institute, 111 S. Michigan Ave.
    • Closes Sunday, August 26

  • Escultura Social: A New Generation of Art from Mexico City
    • The exhibition "includes site-specific, performative and ephemeral projects in addition to videos, photographs, and installations by several artists, including Maria Alós, Carlos Amorales, Julieta Aranda, Gustavo Artigas, Stefan Bruggemann, Miguel Calderon" and more.
    • MCA, 220 E. Chicago Ave.
    • Through Sept. 2

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