TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (9/17-9/24)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (9/17-9/24)

1. Liz McCarthy: Comprised Of September 18, 12-7pm 062: 1029 W 35th St   2. Cassie Tompkin: At Sea September 18, 6-8pm Lillstreet Art Center: 4401 N Ravenswood Ave   3. A Lunchtime Conversation: Alexandra Antoine & Celeste De Luna September 22, 12-1pm...

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Episode 750: Michael Anderson RIP


This week we came back to sad news last week we lost a great friend of the show and a unique NYC based voice, Michael Anderson. To honor his passing we represent his interview from 2009. We miss you buddy!

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Holla! NYC correspondents Amanda Browder and Tom Sanford hang out with artist Michael Anderson in his Harlem studio. Born in the Bronx in 1968, Mr. Anderson began his artistic career fusing painting and collage but has concentrated on collage since the early 1990s.

Episode 749: Alice Tippit and Alex Bradley Cohen


Today on Bad at Sports Center, Jesse and Dana are joined by special guest host, Alex Bradley Cohen, for an interview with painter Alice Tippit. We discuss the witty, poetic nature of Tippit’s work, some of which is currently on view in the exhibition Pallid Carrier at Patron Gallery through August 29th. 

 More information on Pallid Carrier here

Episode 748: Stephanie Cristello and Ruslana Lichtzier


Today on the podcast, Brian and Jesse speak with Stephanie Cristello and Ruslana Lichtzier who are hosting the Chicago-based iteration of the vexillological contemporary art project Four Flags. Over the course of the next few months, dozens of Chicagoland artists are making flags that are being hoisted and hung from the façade of Chicago Manual  Style—in the West Town / Ukrainian Village neighborhood—and on instagram at @fourflags.

Episode 747: Sadie Woods


This week on Bad at Sports Center, Ryan and Dana are joined by Sadie Woods to talk about the recent re-release of her project, It Was a Rebellion Mixtape. Woods discusses her research process for this project and her personal evolution as a deejay and artist. We didn’t have time to play a clip of It Was a Rebellion on the show, but you can download all three versions at this link: We hope you enjoy listening as much as we did.

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (9/10-9/16)

1. Caroline Kent: Victoria/Veronica: The figment between us September 12, 12-4pm Tiger Strikes Asteroid Chicago: Mana Contemporary: 2233 S Throop St   2. Anthem September 11- December 19, 2020 Weinberg/Newton Gallery: 688 N Milwaukee Ave Work by Bethany Collins,...

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (8/20-8/26)

1. Freedom From and Freedom To #3 August 22, 7pm Elastic Arts: Online With Adam Zanolini, Angel Bat Dawid, Carole McCurdy, Cristal Sabbagh, Ed Clemons, Eli Sabbagh, Erin Peisert,  Janice Misurell-Mitchell, Jeffrey Thomas, Johanna Brock, Julian Otis, Keisha Janae, ...

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (8/13-8/19)

1. When We Fight, We Win August 14, 5-8pm Chicago Art Department: 1926 S Halsted St Work by: Aram Han Sifuentes, Erin A. Lynch, For the People Artists Collective, Gabriel Mejia, Grace Needlman, Grae Rosa, Janice Lim, Jesse Malmed, Jesus El Maestro Sanchez, Jhoanna...


1. Box Box Box Sun Sun Sun August 1, 1-6pm and August 2, 1-5pm Circle Contemporary: 2010 W Carroll Ave, Chicago, IL 60612 Aria Carter, Billie Carter-Rankin, Carina Yepez, Debra Johnson, Elaine Catherine Miller, Hubert Posey, Jacob Mattingly, Renata Berdes, Stefan...

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (7/23-7/29)

1. Direct Sunlight July 25, 1-6pm and July 26, 1-5pm LVL3: 1542 N Milwaukee Ave, 3rd floor, Chicago, IL 60622 With Kayla Anderson, Justin Beachler, Michael Cuadrado, E. Saffronia Downing, Madeleine Finley, Madeline Gallucci, Sungjae Lee, Caroline Lee Liu, Yvonne...

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (7/16-7/22)

  1. Rebeca Soto: Lights On: Closing Reception July 18, 6-10pm Agitator: a co-operative gallery: 1112 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622 2. My Pretty Red Heart July 18-August 22, Saturdays and by appointment only H.G. Inn: 2000 W Carroll Ave, Chicago, IL 60612 With...


1. An Unusable Archive July 10, 6-9pm Parlour and Ramp: 2130 W 21st St, Chicago, IL 60608 With N/A (Neeraja D and Ahmed Ozsever) 2. Anne Wilson: If We Asked about the Sky July 10-August 15, by appointment only Rhona Hoffman Gallery: 1711 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL...


1.  The Young and the Restless June 27, 5:30-8pm FLXST CONTEMPORARY: 2251 S Michigan Ave, Suite 220, Chicago, IL 60616 With: Samantha Cabrera Friend, Chanel Matsunami Govreau, Danny Hwong, Ty Healey, and Colleen Keihm   2.   Remy Bordas and Olivia Juarez: Doubles...

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (6/18-6/24)

1. Liberatory Practices June 19, 12-1:30pm Arts and Public Life Seed Lynn and Sadie Woods 2. by & for: ed.3 June 20-23, 2020 With Elena Ailes, Claire Ashley, Angela Azmitia, Lucy Baird, Margaret Crowley, Cass Davis, Madeleine Finley, Rami George, Griffin Goodman,...