Weekend Arts Guide (8/5-8/8/2021)

By: WPB Arts
Sponsors: Wicker Park Bucktown SSA33
Date: August 5, 2021 - August 8, 2021

Image Credit: Amazonas 2000, by Sacha Ingber, as seen in Glimpses, closing this weekend at LVL3 Gallery. 

The latest WPB Weekend Arts Guide is packed with things to do and see this weekend while you get your neighborhood art fix! 

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 
Workshop: Have Your Art & Eat It Too: Sunday, August 8 - 2:00pm 
Explore virtual content and workshops 
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AUDIOTREE
Streaming Live Shows 
Friday, August 6: 
     Gatlin - noon 
     Hotspit - 3:00pm 
Shop online, explore digital archives, playlists, and stream live performances
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BORDEL
Vaudeville: Thursday, August 5 - 8:00pm 
Flamenco: Friday, August 6 - 8:00pm 
Velvet: Saturday, August 7 - 8:00pm 
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CHOP SHOP: 1st WARD EVENTS
Thursday, August 5: 
     Arts Fishing Club Chris Higgins - 7:00pm 
Friday, August 6:
     Olivia Flanigan + Elif Geris + Caitlin Edwards - 7:00pm 
Saturday, August 7: 
     Pussy Control - 9:00pm 
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THE COMEDY CLUBHOUSE 
Reopening with Live Shows 
Friday, August 6: 
     Toasted - 7:30pm 
Saturday, August 7: 
     Main Stage Improv Ensemble - 7:30pm 
     Main Stage Mic - 10:00pm 
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CONCORD MUSIC HALL 
Minnesota + Ternion Sound + VCTRE: Friday, August 6 - 7:00pm 
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DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET
Reopening with Live Shows 

Thursday, August 5: 
     Joan Curto: Back in Business - 8:00pm in the Cabaret 
     Kieran McCabe & Friends - 8:00pm in the Piano Bar 
Friday, August 6: 
     Joan Curto: Back in Business - 8:00pm in the Cabaret 
     Dan Stetzel & Barbara Smith - 8:30pm in the Piano Bar 
Saturday, August 7: 
     Joan Curto: Back in Business - 8:00pm in the Cabaret 
     Dan Stetzel & Barbara Smith - 9:00pm in the Piano Bar 
Sunday, August 8: 
     Joan Curto: Back in Business - 7:00pm in the Cabaret 
     Sunday Night Social Lounge with Micky York - 8:00pm in the Piano Bar 
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FIREFLY FIBER ARTS STUDIO
Current Trunk Show: Wildewood Fibers 
Summer Makers' Picnic in Wicker Park: Friday, August 6 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 
Chicago Yarn Crawl: Ends Sunday, August 8 
Shop Online
 and Explore Virtual & Private Lessons
 
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HEAVEN GALLERY 
Opening Exhibitions: Ni De Aqui, Ni De Alla + Staying Inn 
     Ni De Aqui, Ni De Alla & Staying Inn Opening
: Friday, August 6 - 7:00pm 
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THE HIDEOUT
Hosting Live Patio Shows

Thursday, August 5: 
     The Heavy Sounds - 5:30pm 
     Cookerman's Idle Hands: Devil In A Woodpile - 8:30pm 
Friday, Agust 6: 
     LP's Happy Hour: Meg and the Wheelers - 5:30pm 
     Qari + MFnMelo - 7:30pm 
Saturday, August 7: 
     TRQPiTECA + DJ La Spacer + Cqqchifruit - 6:30pm 
Shop Online
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LVL3 GALLERY 
Closing Exhibition: Glimpses 
     Glimpses Final Day: Sunday, August 8 
Gallery hosts a variety of online and virtual content 
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PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 
Smilin' Bobby and the ClemTones: Thursday, August 5 - 8:00pm 
Stray Bolts + Jeff & Mario: Friday, August 6 - 8:00pm 
HUP: GoGo Penguin + Mahler + BareNaked Ladies: Sunday, August 8 - 7:00pm
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SUBTERRANEAN 
Thursday, August 5: 
     Reggae Gold - 10:00pm 
Friday, August 6: 
     Emo Night - 9:00pm
Saturday, August 7: 
     The Footlight District + Gazebo Effect + Sun Volume + more - 7:30pm 
     The Social Experience Party - 8:45pm 
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TOY DE JOUR: VINTAGE, TOYS, ARTS & FARTS 
Super Summer Sale: Friday, August 6 - 6:00pm on Instagram Only 
Shop Online
: Shipping and curbside pickup available 

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WICKER PARK FARMERS' MARKET
Market Open: Sunday, August 8 - 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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FIRECAT PROJECTS
Current Exhibition: Northwoods
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GALLERY CAFE 
Current Exhibition: EvanArt: Journey Into the Twenty Second City 
Shop Online 
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LINE DOT EDITIONS
Current Exhibition: Blake Jones: Lost & Found 
Shop Online
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LITTLE BROKEN THINGS
Current Exhibition: At Play: Wood Panel Paintings 
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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 


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
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
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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VITTUM THEATER & ADVENTURE STAGE 
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YOUNG CHICAGO AUTHORS
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Virtual Spaces & Online Shopping


COLLABORACTION
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DORIAN'S: THROUGH THE RECORD SHOP 
Reopening August
Follow on Facebook, Instagram, and Spotify 


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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