Weekend Arts Guide (7/29-8/1/2021)

By: WPB Arts
Sponsors: Wicker Park Bucktown SSA33
Date: July 29, 2021 - August 1, 2021

Image Credit: Image from the series Stuck At Home So Might As Well Photograph It, by William Camargo, as seen in Ambientes: Places After Time, closing this weekend at Heaven Gallery.

Summer in the city continues with another busy WPB Weekend Arts Guide! 

Please note that the reopening situation has a lot of businesses are adapting quickly. Please acknowledge a business' hours and be patient and understanding if a space has elected to change their hours and policies. Be sure to wear a mask when appropriate, if you are unvaccinated, and when required by businesses. Always respect a business' customer limit, operating practices, and mask or hygiene requirements. 


Weekend Happenings


ACCESS CONTEMPORARY MUSIC
 
Sonic Walkabout: Wicker Park 
     -SSA #33 Community Grant Recipient
     -Self-guided Tour
     -Explore WPB through stories and music 
Free via the Gesso app, available through the Apple Store or Google Play 


3D4D BY CHICAGO SCULPTURE INTERNATIONAL 
Closing Exhibition: Re-Imagining Connection 
Re-Imagining Connection Closing Artist Talk: Friday, July 30 - 6:00pm 
Explore virtual content and workshops
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BORDEL
Vaudeville: Thursday, July 29 - 7:00pm
Flamenco: Friday, July 30 - 7:00pm
Velvet: Saturday, July 31 - 7:00pm
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CHOP SHOP: 1st WARD EVENTS
Friday, July 30: 
     House Party! Featuring Resident DJ Sets - 8:00pm 
Saturday, July 31:
     Brownies & Lemonade - 10:00pm 
Sunday, August 1: 
     Elderbrook - 10:00pm 
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Support by making a donation or purchasing a gift card or a print 


FIREFLY FIBER ARTS STUDIO
Current Trunk Show: Wildewood Fibers 
CYC Kick Off Picnic in Wicker Park: Friday, July 30 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 
Chicago Yarn Crawl: Begins Saturday, July 31
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 and Explore Virtual & Private Lessons
 
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HEAVEN GALLERY
Closing Exhibitions: Ambientes: Places After Time & Ghoema 
     Ambientes
& Ghoema Final Day: Sunday, August 1 
Excursions Virtual DJ Set
: Saturday, July 31 - 2:00pm to midnight 
Ghoema Closing Party: Last Call for Carnival: Saturday, July 31 - 7:00pm 
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THE HIDEOUT
Hosting Live Patio Shows

Thursday, July 29: 
     Cookerman's Idle Hands: Greasy Gravy - 8:00pm 
Friday, July 30: 
     LP's Happy Hour: Buffalo Nichols - 5:30pm
     Buffalo Nichols - 7:00pm 
     India Ramey - 9:00pm 
Saturday, July 31: 
     Rob Frye - 6:30pm 
     Wyatt Waddell - 9:00pm 
Shop Online
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Support by making a donation or purchasing Hideout "Bucks" 
OR purchase one of the above prints by Dmitry Samarov 


JACKSON JUNGE GALLERY
Closing Exhibition: Samuel Schwindt: Chaotic Erotics 
     Chaotic Erotics Final Day: Sunday, August 1 
Shop Online: Shipping, pickup, and local delivery available
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NO NATION ART GALLERY & TANGENTIAL UNSPACE LAB
Aural Engrudo & Noisescape: Friday, July 30 - 8:09pm 
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PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 
Reverse Cowboys + Secret Rats: Thursday, July 29 - 8:00pm 
Dan Whitaker: Saturday, July 31 - 8:30pm 
Off the Vine: Sunday, August 1 - 5:00pm 
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RECKLESS RECORDS
Modest Mouse Meet & Greet: Saturday, July 31 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm 
Shop Online: Delivery and pickup available
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ROOTS & CULTURE 
Opening Exhibition: Dreamscapes: Imaginings of a Black Pastoral 
     Dreamscapes Opening Reception: Friday, July 30 - 4:00pm to 9:00pm 
Online content and archived exhibitions
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SUBTERRANEAN 
Thursday, July 29: 
     Reggae Gold - 10:00pm 
     grandson + Mothica - 11:00pm 
Friday, July 30: 
     Nez + HateSonny + Stefan Ponce & Chanté + Bragard w/ the Jamz - 10:30pm
Saturday, July 31: 
     White Reaper + Glove + Ottto - 10:30pm 
Sunday, August 1: 
     Draggy Tings - 8:00pm 
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Support by making a donation, ordering food, or buying a gift cardshirt, or print 


WICKER PARK FARMERS' MARKET
Market Open: Sunday, August 1 - 8:00am to 2:00pm
     Meditation - 8:15am to 8:45am 
     Yoga - 9:00am to 9:45am 
     Storytime - 9:00am to 9:45am 
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Ongoing Exhibitions


AGITATOR CO-OPERATIVE GALLERY
Current Virtual Exhibition: Chicago Sex Workers Art Show 2021
Explore online archives, virtual evens, and social media content
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Support by becoming a patron 


CHICAGO GAMESPACE
Current Exhibition: Sketch Journals of Jordan Mechner
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DAVID LEONARDIS GALLERY
Current Exhibition: 29th Anniversary Collection 
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THE DIME
Current Exhibition: Nathan Mason: Impressions 
T.F. Projects Exhibition: The Apostles of Humboldt Park 
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DREAMBOX GALLERY
Current Exhibition: Photography by Iwona Biedermann
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FIRECAT PROJECTS
Current Exhibition: Northwoods
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GALLERY CAFE
Current Exhibition: EvanArt: Journey Into the Twenty Second City 
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LVL3 GALLERY
Current Exhibition: Glimpses
Gallery hosts a variety of online and virtual content 
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LINE DOT EDITIONS
Current Exhibition: Blake Jones: Lost & Found 
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LITTLE BROKEN THINGS
Current Exhibition: At Play: Wood Panel Paintings 
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RAINBO CLUB
Current Exhibition: Yvonne Martinez: Good Content 
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SPRINGBOARD ARTS
Current Exhibition: Paradigm
Shop Online 
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VERTICAL GALLERY
Current Exhibition: ROA: Daltonism 
Shop Online 
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Open Businesses 


AUDIOTREE
Streaming Live Shows 
Shop online, explore digital archives, playlists, and stream live performances
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CHALLENGERS COMICS + CONVERSATION
Shop Online: Pickup and shipping still available
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Support by purchasing a gift card 


CONCORD MUSIC HALL  
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Support by making a donation 


DUSTY GROOVE  
Shop Online: Shipping available 
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ESCAPE ARTISTRY
Support the Artists' Resource Mobilization Mask-ER-Aid or buy a mask
Follow on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Tripadvisor, Twitter, and YouTube 
Support by purchasing the gift of a future room escape 


EXIT
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Support by making a donation or purchasing a print or Tiny Guide 


ID CHICAGO
Shop Online
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MYOPIC BOOKSTORE
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NEIGHBORLY
Shop Online: Pickup and shipping Available
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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
Shop Online: Curbside pickup and mail order available
Follow on Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, the Quimblog, their podcast, and Twitter 
Support by purchasing a gift card or Quimby's schwag 


ROBIN RICHMAN INC.
Shop Online 
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SHUGA RECORDS 
Shop Online: Local pickup & shipping available
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SIDESHOW GALLERY 
Shop Online: Delivery or pickup options available
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STORE B VINTAGE
Shop Online with various platforms
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TOY DE JOUR: VINTAGE, TOYS, ARTS & FARTS
Shop Online
: Shipping and curbside pickup available

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VITTUM THEATER & ADVENTURE STAGE 
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Support by purchasing a ticket or making a donation 


YOUNG CHICAGO AUTHORS
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Virtual Spaces & Online Shopping


COLLABORACTION
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Support by making a donation or becoming a regular donor 


DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET
Reopening August 5th

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Support by making a donation 


DORIAN'S: THROUGH THE RECORD SHOP 
Reopening August
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Support by making a donation 


FREE STREET THEATER
Hosting Virtual Content

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LANGER OVER DICKIE
Hosting Virtual Content
Shop Online
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OUT OF SITE CHICAGO
Hosting Virtual Content 
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TRAP DOOR THEATRE
Hosting Virtual Content 
Watch Past Productions on Vimeo 
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Support by making a donation 


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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VOLUMES BOOKCAFE
Hosting Virtual Events
Shop Online: Limited shipping, pickup & delivery available
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Support by making a donation purchasing a gift card 


WICKER PARK SECRET AGENT SUPPLY CO. & 826CHI
Shop Online: Pickup, shipping, and local delivery available
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