Weekend Arts Guide (9/2-9/6/2021)

By: WPB Arts
Sponsors: Wicker Park Bucktown SSA33
Date: September 2, 2021 - September 6, 2021

Image Credit: Thunder Head, by David Mayhew, as seen in his solo show Rain Wrapped, on view now at Jackson Junge Gallery

Get the scoop on art, happenings, and shows around the neighborhood this long weekend with our latest WPB Weekend Arts Guide! 

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 


3D4D BY CHICAGO SCULPTURE INTERNATIONAL 
Current Exhibition: Permutations of Working Together 
Permutations of Working Together Artist Talk: Saturday, September 4 - 5:00pm 
Explore virtual content and workshops 
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AUDIOTREE 
Streaming Live Shows 
One Step Closer: Friday, September 3 - 1:00pm 
Shop online, explore digital archives, playlists, and stream live performances
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BORDEL
Vaudeville: Thursday, September 2 - 7:00pm 
Flamenco: Friday, September 3 - 7:00pm 
Velvet: Saturday, September 4 - 7:00pm 
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CHOP SHOP: 1st WARD EVENTS 
Cuddle Riot + Furious Frank + Guests: Thursday, September 2 - 7:00pm 
Windy City Crashpop: Airiel + Guests: Saturday, September 4 - 5:00pm 
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CONCORD MUSIC HALL 
The Black Dahlia Murder + More: Friday, September 3 - 6:00pm 
Drumcode + AvisionMore: Saturday, September 4 - 10:00pm 
Seth Troxler + Hiroko Yamamura b2b DJ Heather: Sunday, September 5 - 10pm 
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DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 
Friday, September 3: 
     DogProv - 8:00pm in the Cabaret 
     Julia Merchant - 8:30pm in the Piano Bar 
Saturday, September 4: 
     Dillon and Jordan - 8:00pm in the Cabaret 
     Blendernitz Experience - 9:00pm in the Piano Bar 
Sunday, September 5: 
     Rose & Rudolf - 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 
DJ Joe Bryl: Thursday, September 2 - 8:00pm to close 
Justice Hill & Nighttime Love: Friday, September 3 - 8:00pm + 10:00pm 
Frank Catalano Quartet: Saturday, September 4 - 8:00pm + 10:00pm 
Follow on Facebook, Instagram, and Spotify 


FIREFLY FIBER ARTS STUDIO 
Summer Makers' Picnic in Wicker Park: Friday, September 3 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Shop Online
 and Explore Virtual & Private Lessons
 
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THE HIDEOUT
Hosting Live Patio Shows 

Thursday, September 2: 
     Erwin Helfer + Devil in a Woodpile - 8:00pm (Sold Out) 
Friday, September 3: 
     Gabby Henderson - 5:30pm 
     Dried Spider - 8:30pm 
Shop Online 
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LITTLE BROKEN THINGS
Current Exhibition: Ken Wilson: Art Out of the Ordinary 
Four Year Anniversary Party: Saturday, September 4 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm 
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OUT OF SITE CHICAGO 
Hosting Virtual & Live Public Performances 
Live Stream with Experimental Sound Studio: Saturday, September 4 - 11:00am 
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RAINBO CLUB 
Opening Exhibition: SLUDGE: Liza Jo Eilers 
     SLUDGE Opening Reception: Thursday, September 2 - 4:00pm to 2:00am 
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ROOTS & CULTURE 
Closing Exhibition: Dreamscapes: Imaginings of a Black Pastoral 
     Final Day - Sunday, September 5 
Online content and archived exhibitions
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SUBTERRANEAN 
Thursday, September 2: 
     Raggae Gold - 10:00pm 
Friday, September 3: 
     Emo Nite - 9:00pm upstairs 
     Tropico Dance Party - 9:00pm downstairs
Saturday, September 4: 
     Dreary North Fest - 2:00pm 
     The Social Experience Party - 9:00pm 
Sunday, September 5: 
     Draggy Tingz with Logan Zass - 8:00pm downstairs 
     Sylmar + Avantist + Faux Furrs - 8:00pm upstairs 
Monday, September 6 (Labor Day): 
     Tears Over Beers - 8:00pm 
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WICKER PARK FARMERS' MARKET
Market Open: Sunday, September 5 - 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: Video Game History Collection 
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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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HEAVEN GALLERY 
Current Exhibitions: Ni De Aquí, Ni De Alla + Staying Inn 
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JACKSON JUNGE GALLERY 
Current Exhibition: Rain Wrapped: David Mayhew 
Shop Online: Shipping, pickup, and local delivery available 
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LVL3 GALLERY
 
Current Exhibition: Water Cooler 
Gallery hosts a variety of online and virtual content 
Follow on Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr 


LINE DOT EDITIONS
Current Exhibition: Blake Jones: Lost & Found 
Shop Online 
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Open Businesses 


CHALLENGERS COMICS + CONVERSATION
Shop Online: Pickup and shipping still available
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COLLABORACTION 
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THE COMEDY CLUBHOUSE 
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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 


GALLERY CAFE 
Shop Online 
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 


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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NO NATION ART GALLERY & TANGENTIAL UNSPACE LAB 
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PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 
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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 


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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SPRINGBOARD ARTS 
Shop Online 
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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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VERTICAL GALLERY 
Shop Online 
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VITTUM THEATER & ADVENTURE STAGE 
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WICKER PARK SECRET AGENT SUPPLY CO. & 826CHI
Shop Online 
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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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TRAP DOOR THEATRE 
Hosting Virtual Content 
Watch Past Productions on Vimeo or rent And Away We Stared 
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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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