Weekend Arts Guide (8/19-8/22/2021)

By: WPB Arts
Sponsors: Wicker Park Bucktown SSA33
Date: August 19, 2021 - August 22, 2021

Image Credit: I'm Not Going to Die, I'm Going Home Like a Shooting Star, by Jada-Amina, as seen in Dreamscapes: Imaginings of a Black Pastoral, on view now at Roots & Culture. 

Read the latest WPB Weekend Arts Guide to get the scoop on art and shows this weekend! 

Please note that the changing pandemic 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 


AUDIOTREE 
Streaming Live Shows 
Thursday, August 19: 
     Little Bird - 3:30pm 
Friday, August 20: 
     Burr Oak - 1:00pm 
     Grocer - 4:00pm 
Shop online, explore digital archives, playlists, and stream live performances
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BORDEL
Vaudeville: Thursday, August 19 - 7:00pm 
Flamenco: Friday, August 20 - 7:00pm 
Velvet: Saturday, August 21 - 7:00pm 
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BUCKTOWN GREEN 
Joe George Live with Special Guests: Saturday, August 21 - 7:00pm 


CHICAGO GAMESPACE
Closing Exhibition: Sketch Journals of Jordan Mechner 
     Final Day - Sunday, August 22 
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CHOP SHOP: 1st WARD EVENTS 
Midwest Hype + Concrete Roots + Zion Iyahbinghi: Friday, August 20 - 7:00pm 
Forget Basement + Club Drippy + ShowYouSuck: Saturday, August 21 - 9:00pm 
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COLLABORACTION 
Crucial Connections: The Light: Thursday, August 19 - 8:00pm on Zoom 
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THE COMEDY CLUBHOUSE 
Friday, August 20: 
     Toasted - 7:30pm 
Saturday, August 21: 
     Main Stage Improv Ensemble - 7:30pm 
     Main Stage Mic - 10:00pm 
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CONCORD MUSIC HALL 
Electric Feels: Riot Fest Dance Party: Friday, August 20 - 9:00pm 
Ski Mask the Slump God + Yung Bans + Jasiah: Saturday, August 21 - 10:00pm 
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DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 
Thursday, August 19: 
     Kelly Tansor - 8:00pm in the Cabaret 
     Mark & Anne Burnell - 8:00pm in the Piano Bar 
Friday, August 20: 
     David Edelfelt - 8:00pm in the Cabaret 
     Jenny & Dave - 8:30pm in the Piano Bar 
Saturday, August 21: 
     David Edelfelt - 8:00pm in the Cabaret 
     Daryl Nitz & Ester Hana - 9:00pm in the Piano Bar 
Sunday, August 22: 
     David Edelfelt - 7:00pm in the Cabaret 
     Sunday Night Social Lounge with Micky York - 8:00pm in the Piano Bar 
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DORIAN'S: THROUGH THE RECORD SHOP 
Reopening with Live Music 
Macrame Brass: Friday, August 20 - 8:00pm & 10:00pm 
Isaiah Spencer's The Samples Trio: Saturday, August 21 - 8:00pm & 10:00pm 
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FIREFLY FIBER ARTS STUDIO
Summer Makers' Picnic in Wicker Park: Friday, August 20 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 
Shop Online
 and Explore Virtual & Private Lessons
 
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HEAVEN GALLERY 
Current Exhibitions: Ni De Aquí, Ni De Alla + Staying Inn 
Virtual Artist Talk: Ni De Aquí, Ne de Allá
: Saturday, August 21 - noon on Zoom
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THE HIDEOUT
Hosting Live Patio Shows 

Thursday, August 19: 
     Do the Needful - 5:30pm 
     Cookerman's Idle Hands: Greasy Gravy - 8:00pm 
Friday, Agust 20: 
     LP's Happy Hour: Big Sadie - 5:30pm 
     Bloom & Troigo - 8:30pm 
Saturday, August 21: 
     Thomas Comerford - 6:00pm 
     Grocer + Miranda Winters - 8:30pm 
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PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 
Chicken Dolphin: Thursday, August 19 - 8:00pm 
Letterbomb: Friday, August 20 - 9:00pm 
Ronnie & the Nastys: New Dark Room Ramblers: Saturday, August 21 - 8:00pm
Harry Tonchev Trio: Sunday, August 22 - 8:00pm 
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SPRINGBOARD ARTS 
Closing Exhibition: Paradigm 
     Final Day - Sunday, August 22 
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SUBTERRANEAN 
Thursday, August 19: 
     Reggae Gold - 10:00pm 
Friday, August 20: 
     Blue Beam + Shed + Gosh Diggity + Jacob Horn Trio - 7:30pm 
     Nexus 6 - 10:00pm 
Saturday, August 21: 
     Future Source Presents Spinkcott - 10:00pm 
     Nappi Hour After Dark - 10:30pm  
Sunday, August 22: 
     High Wire + Commonweather + Overgrown + Weighted + More - 6:30pm 
     $not + Chochise + Hatesonny - 10:00pm 
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VERTICAL GALLERY
Closing Exhibition: ROA: Daltonism 
     Final Day - Saturday, August 21 
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WICKER PARK FARMERS' MARKET
Market Open: Sunday, August 22 - 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


3D4D BY CHICAGO SCULPTURE INTERNATIONAL 
Current Exhibition: Permutations of Working Together 
Explore virtual content and workshops 
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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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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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FIRECAT PROJECTS
Current Exhibition: Sue Julien: Clap Clap 
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GALLERY CAFE 
Current Exhibition: EvanArt: Journey Into the Twenty Second City 
Shop Online 
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LVL3 GALLERY
 
Current Exhibition: Water Cooler 
Gallery hosts a variety of online and virtual content 
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LINE DOT EDITIONS
Current Exhibition: Blake Jones: Lost & Found 
Shop Online 
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LITTLE BROKEN THINGS
Current Exhibition: Ken Wilson: Art Out of the Ordinary 
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ROOTS & CULTURE 
Current Exhibition: Dreamscapes: Imaginings of a Black Pastoral 
Online content and archived exhibitions
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Open Businesses 


CHALLENGERS COMICS + CONVERSATION
Shop Online: Pickup and shipping still available
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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
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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
Follow on Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, the Quimblog, their podcast, and Twitter 


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


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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