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Arts Week Headquaters
1511 WEST BERWYN
11AM-5PM: Pick up Arts Week Guides, meet friends before heading out on the Self-Guided Art Walk, redeem for our Arts Week Drink Promotion, ask questions about the weekend’s festivities, relax in our faux living room with couches equipped with charging stations by Burrow, check out discount tickets at Hot Tix, and visit our Handmade Market! Don’t forget to stick around after HQ closes for a special outdoor performance on Berwyn by Chicago Therapy Collective!
Saturday at Headquarters Features*:
VISUAL: Gathr and various artists from the Arts Week Closing Party
MUSIC & MEDIA: Outdoor buskers – see schedule under MUSIC, CHIRP Radio
THEATRE: Hot Tix
HANDMADE: J&L Pogonotrophics, Molly Costello Art & Design, StephxStich, Sophia Reyes, StellaLily art bus, The Mala Workshop
CULINARY: Noir d’Ébène Chocolat et Patisserie
PUBLIC: Art installation by Confetti Gals, couches by Burrow
LITERARY: David Jay Collins
*We continue to invite artists to take part in the festivities at Arts Week HQ. Please continue to check back for updated information.
Noon – 5:30PM: Philadelphia Church Block Party | Rascher between Clark and east alley
All day activities for the family, including a pop up from Colectivo Coffee with coloring books and coffee! Use your creativity to design your own greeting card with Carolyn, learn about combining technology science and art in today’s world with Holy Trinity High School Robotic Club, express your artistic abilities on the Coloring Book Wall, and enjoy live music featuring Tiffany Daniels, worship leader and recording artist, and Redeemed Worship. Also featuring “A Crafty Project” with Deena.
Rain contingency plan: If necessary, all outdoor block party activities will move indoors to Philadelphia Church at 5437 N Clark
11AM-6PM: Self-Guided Art Walk | See mobile map on home page
2-5PM: Rosario Rosi Studio Open House | View the work in progress of Andersonville Artist Rosario Rosi at his studio, located at 1506 West Balmoral
At the Andersonville Galleria
12-2PM | Shadow Boxes with Cecelia and Angie
12-2PM | Painting/Drawing with Valarie Lorimer
2-4PM | Create your own lamp shade with True Muse. Register here.
2-4PM | Linicuts and Prints with Rita Sindelar
All Day | The Andersonville Chamber invites buskers to perform throughout the district.
AT ARTS WEEK HEADQUARTERS (1511 W Berwyn)
1:15-3:15PM: The Young & Gray, indie folk
3:30-5PM: Thomas Perry, guitar
AT VINCENT/DEFLOURED BAKERY (1475 W Balmoral)
1PM: John Lamm, guitar
Performance – Theatre, Dance, Literary
6-9PM: Trans Art Is… exhibit by Chicago Therapy Collective
at on Berwyn (outside of Arts Week HQ – 1511 West Berwyn) | The Trans Art Is… exhibit goes outdoors and live! Join Chicago Therapy Collective Saturday evening on Berwyn for a host of live performances by local transgender and gender non-conforming artists. Experience featured artists’ poems, music, dance, and more. Trans Art Is… is an ongoing discursive community art project and platform that is opening, intervening, and creating content and contact between transgender and gender non-conforming artists and the Andersonville community. Event details.
11AM-6PM: Schools Say Enough Sidewalk Challenge in front of Arts Week (1511 W Berwyn) | Artist Jacqueline von Edelberg brings the Schools Say Enough Sidewalk Challenge to Arts Week. Hundreds of schools across the nation have suffered horrific gun violence since Sandy Hook. 7K kids have been gunned down. More than 187K have been traumatized. Enough is ENOUGH.
12-1:30PM: Clark Street Walking Tour with Chicago for Chicagoans – Andersonville Arts Week Edition | Chicago for Chicagoans hosts a special abbreviated version of the Andersonville neighborhood tour! Join us for a special 1.5 hour look at the history, businesses, & architecture of North Clark Street in conjunction with Arts Week, featuring guest collaborator Leyla I. Royale! Tours begins in front of the You-Are-Beautiful.com installation at Foster & Ashland (a short walk from the Berwyn Red Line station), and will conclude at First Slice Pie Cafe over their famous apple pie! Tour is pay what you can with advance RSVP required. Register Now!
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