Weekend Arts Guide (8/12-8/15/2021)

By: WPB Arts
Sponsors: Wicker Park Bucktown SSA33
Date: August 12, 2021 - August 15, 2021

Image Credit: Cupcake, by Sarah Kaiser-Amaral, as seen in Paradigm, on view now at Springboard Arts. 

Summer in the city continues with our latest WPB Weekend Arts Guide! Read up on the the shows and happenings around the neighborhood for the next few days...

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 


BORDEL
Vaudeville: Thursday, August 12 - 8:00pm 
Flamenco: Friday, August 13 - 8:00pm 
Velvet: Saturday, August 14 - 8:00pm 
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CHOP SHOP: 1st WARD EVENTS
Friday, August 13: 
     sumthin sumthin + LYNY + Tvvin - 8:30pm 
Saturday, August 14: 
     VANDER - 9:00pm 
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COLLABORACTION 
Crucial Connections: The Light: Thursday, August 12 - 8:00pm on Zoom 
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THE COMEDY CLUBHOUSE 
Reopening with Live Shows 
Friday, August 13: 
     Toasted - 7:30pm 
Saturday, August 14: 
     Main Stage Improv Ensemble - 7:30pm 
     Main Stage Mic - 10:00pm 
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DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET
Reopening with Live Shows 

Thursday, August 12: 
     Kieran McCabe & Friends - 8:00pm in the Piano Bar 
Friday, August 13: 
     Jenny & Dave - 8:30pm in the Piano Bar 
Saturday, August 14: 
     Cathy Glickman & Anna Palermo - 8:00pm in the Cabaret 
     Blendernitz Experience - 9:00pm in the Piano Bar 
Sunday, August 15: 
     Cathy Glickman & Anna Palermo - 7:00pm in the Cabaret 
     Sunday Night Social Lounge with Micky York - 8:00pm in the Piano Bar 
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FIRECAT PROJECTS
Opening Exhibition: Sue Julien: Clap Clap 
     Sue Julien Opening Reception: Friday, August 13 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm 
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FIREFLY FIBER ARTS STUDIO
Summer Makers' Picnic in Wicker Park: Friday, August 13 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 
Shop Online
 and Explore Virtual & Private Lessons
 
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THE HIDEOUT
Hosting Live Patio Shows

Thursday, August 12: 
     Dan English + Squirrel Flower - 5:30pm 
     Cookerman's Idle Hands: Erwin Helfer - 8:30pm 
Friday, Agust 13: 
     LP's Happy Hour: The Wandering Boys - 4:30pm 
     Izzy True + Toni - 6:30pm 
     Izzy True + Cordoba - 8:30pm 
Saturday, August 14: 
     Monogamy + Cicada - 5:30pm 
     Justice Hill & Nightime Love - 8:30pm 
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LVL3 GALLERY
 
Opening Exhibition: Water Cooler 
     Water Cooler Opening Reception: Saturday, August 14 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm 
Gallery hosts a variety of online and virtual content 
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LITTLE BROKEN THINGS
Opening Exhibition: Ken Wilson: Art Out of the Ordinary  
     Ken Wilson Opening Day - Saturday, August 14 
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PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 
Mike Fleten + Letterbomb: Thursday, August 12 - 9:00pm 
First Ward Problems: A New Blood: Friday, August 13 - 9:30pm 
The Scott Bradbury Duo: Sunday, August 14 - 8:30pm
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SUBTERRANEAN 
Thursday, August 12: 
     
The Unlikely Candidates - 7:00pm 
     Reggae Gold - 10:00pm 
Friday, August 13: 
     Kash'd Out + Bikini Trill + Cydeways + Bonzai - 7:30pm
Saturday, August 14: 
     Ekoh + KingTrey - 8:00pm 
     Intel Music Group Presents: No Program Director - 9:00pm 
Sunday, August 15: 
     Kublai Khan + I Am (Texas Death) + Chamber - 7:00pm 
     DraggyTingz - 7:00pm 
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WICKER PARK FARMERS' MARKET
Market Open: Sunday, August 15 - 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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CHICAGO GAMESPACE
Current Exhibition: Sketch Journals of Jordan Mechner
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DAVID LEONARDIS GALLERY 
Current Exhibition: Red Hot August Art Show 
Shop Online 
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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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GALLERY CAFE 
Current Exhibition: EvanArt: Journey Into the Twenty Second City 
Shop Online 
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HEAVEN GALLERY 
Current Exhibitions: Ni De Aqui, Ni De Alla + Staying Inn 
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LINE DOT EDITIONS
Current Exhibition: Blake Jones: Lost & Found 
Shop Online
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ROOTS & CULTURE 
Current Exhibition: Dreamscapes: Imaginings of a Black Pastoral 
Online content and archived exhibitions
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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 


3D4D BY CHICAGO SCULPTURE INTERNATIONAL 
Explore virtual content and workshops 
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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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CONCORD MUSIC HALL 
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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 


EXIT
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ID CHICAGO
Shop Online
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JACKSON JUNGE GALLERY 
Shop Online: Shipping, pickup, and local delivery available 
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MYOPIC BOOKSTORE
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NEIGHBORLY
Shop Online: Pickup and shipping Available
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NO NATION ART GALLERY & TANGENTIAL UNSPACE LAB
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QUIMBY'S BOOKSTORE
Shop Online: Curbside pickup and mail order available
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RAINBO CLUB 
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RECKLESS RECORDS 
Shop Online: Delivery and pickup available 
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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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YOUNG CHICAGO AUTHORS
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Virtual Spaces & Online Shopping


DORIAN'S: THROUGH THE RECORD SHOP 
Reopening August
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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 & Live Public Performances 
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TRAP DOOR THEATRE 
Hosting 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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VOLUMES BOOKCAFE
Hosting Virtual Events
Shop Online: Limited shipping, pickup & delivery available
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WICKER PARK SECRET AGENT SUPPLY CO. & 826CHI
Shop Online: Pickup, shipping, and local delivery available
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