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This week’s roundup comes to you from my now semi empty apartment after a long day of moving. Here are the stories that caught my eye this week. Have a great weekend.

RT: @Lampo Illinois Arts Council FY10 budget is just $8M compared to $19.4M in FY07 – budget has plummeted more than 58% in three years.

James Brown was seriously bad ass. I wish I had half of his moves. (via The Barstool Romantic)

MCA’s chief curator, Elizabeth Smith, steps down

Vogue takes a look inside Cindy Sherman’s swanky pad and studio.

RT @KnightLAT Oops. Forbes magazine thinks Eli Broad helped to found a contemporary art museum in Chicago:

Going to go see Justin Cooper’s performance at the MCA in a couple of hours. I’ll post some photos tonight on the blog.

“I have odors in special places.”

Reading @artfagcity’s post on Bellwether’s expenses and revenue loss.

Checking out the Get It Together Show on flickr.

Watching an awesome video of skateboarders in slowmo. via @hustlerculture

How did I miss the Thai western film Tears of the Black Tiger?

Star Wars + sports + a high school gym

Rob Roy Kelly American Wood Type Collection (via Post Family)

Proximity has posted photos from last weekend’s openings.

RT: @artfagcity Merce Cunningham Dies at the age of 90.

Meg Onli

Meg Onli is a visual artist and blogger born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Meg moved to Chicago, Illinois in 2005 where she received a Bachelor in Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has been with the Chicago-based art and culture podcast/blog Bad at Sports since 2006 where she is currently the Associate Producer. She has an unfathomable apatite for documentary films, 60s & 70s performance art, and cute cats. Meg has exhibited work in Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York City. Currently, she is working on a project that documents her steps in recording Motwon’s first girl group sensation, the Marvelettes, version of “Where did Our Love Go?”

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