Weekend Arts Guide (10/22-10/25/2020)

By: WPB Arts
Sponsors: Wicker Park Bucktown SSA33
Date: October 22, 2020 - October 25, 2020

Image Credit: An assortment of items and artist prints as seen at Sideshow Gallery.

Embrace the fall season this gloomy weekend and take in the neighborhood art offerings! We've got plenty to keep you busy both at home and out in the neighborhood in our latest WPB Weekend Arts Guide, including info on a seasonal Scarecrow Walk...

Please note that the current situation has a lot of businesses adapting quickly. Hours listed here may not be exact and are subject to change at any moment. Please check in with a business before visiting in person and be patient and understanding if hours differ from those here or a space has elected to change their reopening strategy. And be sure to always wear a mask in public, in businesses, and while on public ways with others. Wash your hands frequently and remain properly distanced. Always respect a business' customer limit, health practices, and hygiene requirements. 

We also suggest visiting the ARTS FOR ILLINOIS website! 



THE SCARECROW WALK
Thanks to the Wicker Park Advisory Council, Wicker Park Committee, and the Chicago Park District, you can get out to enjoy the fresh autumn air while you walk the Scarecrow Walk! See the map HERE.


Reopened 


BORDEL
Reopened for Regular Hours: Reservations Encouraged
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CHALLENGERS COMICS + CONVERSATION
Reopened with Limited Hours
Th-T: 11:00am to 5:00pm
W: 11:00am to 7:00pm
Shop Online: Pickup and shipping still available
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CHOP SHOP: 1st WARD EVENTS
Patio Reopened: Reservations required
Friday, October 23:
     The Pandamnits Live - 6:00pm
Saturday, October 24:
     Brunch & Beats: Voter Registration - 11:00am to 3:00pm
     The Pandamnits Live - 6:00pm
Sunday, October 25:
     Brunch & Beats with DJ Alan Blackwell - 11:00am
Delivery and carry-out options available

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Support by making a donation or purchasing a gift card or a print 


DAVID LEONARDIS GALLERY
Reopened for Regular Hours
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DUSTY GROOVE
Open for Shopping By Appointment; Pickup Window Open
Daily: 9:00am to 6:00pm
Record Store Day III
: Saturday, October 24 - 7:00am
Shop Online: Shipping available 
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ESCAPE ARTISTRY
Reopened with Limited Booking
Support the Artists' Resource Mobilization Mask-ER-Aid or buy a mask
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Support by purchasing the gift of a future room escape 


EXIT
Patio Now Open with Food from Koality Cuisine's Trap Taco
Nightly: 7:00pm to midnight
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Support by making a donation or purchasing a print or Tiny Guide


FIRECAT PROJECTS
Reopened for Regular Hours: Virtual Tour Available
M-S: 10:00pm to 4:00pm
Su: Closed

Opening Exhibition: Melissa Stern: Does She or Doesn't She
Melissa Stern Opening Reception
: Friday, October 23 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
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FIREFLY FIBER ARTS STUDIO
Shop Online and Explore Virtual & Private Lessons 
Virtual Stitching Hour: Saturday, October 24 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Current Trunk Show: Savvy Skeins
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GALLERY CAFE
Reopened with Limited Hours
Daily: 8:00am to 3:00pm
Current Exhibition: Nishant Jain: Sneaky Art 
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HEAVEN GALLERY
Reopened for Regular Hours 
Closing Exhibition: Fête Galante
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Support by making a donation or support the Arts & Local Business Relief Fund


JACKSON JUNGE GALLERY
Reopened for Regular Hours
Current Exhibition: Unconditional Love
Shop Online: Shipping, pickup, and local delivery available
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Support purchasing a gift card with an extra 10% credit back 


LVL3 GALLERY
Reopened for Regular Hours and By Appointment
Current Exhibition: Echoes In Rain
Gallery hosts a variety of online and virtual content 
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LINE DOT EDITIONS
Reopened for Regular Hours
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LITTLE BROKEN THINGS
Reopened for Regular Hours
Current Exhibition: By the Light of the Moon
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MYOPIC BOOKSTORE
Reopened with Limited Hours
Daily: Noon to 8:00pm 
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NEIGHBORLY
Reopened with Limited Hours
W-F: 10:00am to noon, by appointment only
W-F: Noon to 6:00pm
S: 11:00am to 5:00pm

Su: Noon to 5:00pm
Shop Online: Local pickup & free domestic shipping on orders over $50
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Support by making a donation and purchasing a gift card or gift box 
Or sponsor a front line worker's care package 


QUIMBY'S BOOKSTORE
Reopened with Limited Hours
Th-M: Noon to 6:00pm
Shop Online: Curbside pickup and mail order available
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Support by purchasing a gift card or Quimby's schwag 


RECKLESS RECORDS
Reopened with Limited Hours
Daily: 10:00am to 7:00pm
Shop Online: Delivery and pickup available
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ROOTS & CULTURE 
Reopened for Regular Hours
Opening Exhibitions: Efrat Hakimi: Flora & Nereida Patricia: Body Party
Flora & Body Party Opening Reception: Friday, October 23 - 4:00pm to 9:00pm
Online content and archived exhibitions
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SHUGA RECORDS 
Reopened with Limited Hours
Daily: Noon to 7:00pm
Shop Online: Local pickup & delivery available
New Special Partnership: Khruangbin & Coloring For All Ages
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SIDESHOW GALLERY 
Reopened for Regular Hours
Current Exhibition: THE END: An Activist Art Show
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STORE B VINTAGE
Reopened with Limited Hours
W-S: 11:00am to 6:00pm
Shop Online with various platforms
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TOY DE JOUR: VINTAGE, TOYS, ARTS & FARTS
Reopened by Appointment Only with Limited Hours
M-F: 11:00am to 7:00pm
S-Su: noon to 5:00pm
Shop Online
: Shipping and curbside pickup available

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VERTICAL GALLERY
Reopened with Limited Hours
T-S: 11:00am to 6:00pm
Current Exhibition: Pipsqueak Was Here!!!: It's All Wrong, It's Alright...
Shop Online 
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VOLUMES BOOKCAFE
Reopened with Limited Hours
T-Su: 11:00am to 6:00pm
M: Closed

Shop Online: Limited shipping, pickup & delivery available
October Virtual Book Club: Thursday, October 22 - 7:00pm
Virtual Storytime
: Saturday, October 24 - 10:30am on Facebook Live
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Support by making a donation purchasing a gift card 


WICKER PARK FARMERS MARKET
FINAL MARKET OF THE SEASON!!!
Sunday, October 25 - 8:00am to 2:00pm
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CELEBRATING 20 YEARS!


THE WINDY KITTY CAT CAFE AND LOUNGE
Reopened for Reservations
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Support by volunteering, fosteringmaking a donation, or purchasing a T-shirt 


Virtual Events/Exhibitions & Online Shopping


AGITATOR CO-OPERATIVE GALLERY
Explore online archives, virtual evens, and social media content
Current Exhibition: And Then: Stories About What Happens Next
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Support by becoming a patron 


AUDIOTREE
STAGED: Sen Morimoto Album Release Livestream: Saturday, October 24 - 8:00pm
Shop online, explore digital archives, playlists, and stream live performances
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CHOPIN THEATRE
Chicago Acts Together Week: Until Friday, October 23
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Support by making a donation 


COLLABORACTION
Hosting Virtual Events and Resources
Lift Every Voice Premier Weekend
     Friday, October 23 - 7:00pm
     Saturday, October 24 - 7:00pm
     Sunday, October 25 - 3:00pm
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Support by making a donation or becoming a regular donor 


DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET
Hosting Virtual Events on Social Media

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THE DEN THEATRE
Chicago Acts Together Week: Until Friday, October 23
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Support staff by making a donation or the venue as a regular donor  


DORIAN'S: THROUGH THE RECORD SHOP 
Order a Quarantine Care Package or Fundraiser Set for Pickup 
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Support by making a donation


FREE STREET THEATER
Hosting Virtual Content

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THE HIDEOUT
Livestream Schedule

Thursday, October 22:
     The Interview Show - 7:00pm
Friday, October 23:
     LP's Happy Hour - 5:00pm
     This Stream Sucks Ass: The PUP Band - 8:00pm
Saturday, October 24:
     Hideout Pumpkin Sale & Diaper Drive - 1:00pm
Sunday, October 25:
     Hideout Pumpkin Sale & Diaper Drive - 1:00pm
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Support by making a donation or purchasing Hideout "Bucks" 
OR purchase one of the above prints by Dmitry Samarov 


LANGER OVER DICKIE
Current Exhibition: Jesse Meredith & Tanya Garcia
In Conversation: Xandria Phillips & Chekwube Danladi
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OUT OF SITE CHICAGO
Hosting Virtual Content
Random Acts Weekly Discourse with Dimple Shah: Saturday, October 24 - 11:15am on Twitch
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SPRINGBOARD ARTS
Shop Online & Browse virtual content
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TRAP DOOR THEATRE
Hosting and Sharing Virtual Content
Watch Past Productions on Vimeo 
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VIDEO GAME ART GALLERY
Hosting and Sharing Virtual Content and the VGA Reader
Shop Online and play:
     Consume Me 
     Everything is going to be OK 
     how do you Do It 
     Lieve Oma 
     This Is Just A Normal, Run-Of-The-Mill Walking Simulator And Everything Is Fine, Don’t Worry About It 
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VITTUM THEATER & ADVENTURE STAGE 
Hosting and Sharing Virtual Content
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WICKER PARK SECRET AGENT SUPPLY CO. & 826CHI
Shop Online: Pickup, shipping, and local delivery available
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YOUNG CHICAGO AUTHORS
Hosting online and virtual programming 
Saturday, October 24:
     Check the Method - 1:00pm on Zoom
     Emcee Wreckshop - 4:00pm on Zoom
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Ongoing Fundraisers


THE COMEDY CLUBHOUSE
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CONCORD MUSIC HALL
Activity Pages

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RAINBO CLUB
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SUBTERRANEAN 
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