TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (1/5-1/11)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (1/5-1/11)

To quote a footnote regarding photography, language, ambiguity, and a smile. 25. Abe, The Box Man: A Novel (New York, NY: Vintage, 1999) 81; Hako otoko akz 24:44. In the Japanese original, “one grins” is “hito wa ha o muku,” which literally...
TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (12/22-1/4)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (12/22-1/4)

“Merdre!” In December 1896 the world was gifted with the premiere of Ubu Roi, an absurdist burlesque and a deep parody of Macbeth wherein an ambitious and cowardly man rises to power and then subsequently fails. It’s filled to bursting with...
TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (12/15-12/21)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (12/15-12/21)

Searching for Beauty. Searching for loss. Searching to see what one has that’s within reach. Searching always for something that is sharper, a tool that is more keen than the bread it’s intended for. 1. A Transformation of Things December 17, 2016, 3-5PM...
TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (12/8-12/14)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (12/8-12/14)

1. Pierce the Veil December 9, 2016, 7-11PM Work by: Sage Dawson, Chiara Galimberti, Victoria Martinez, Katharine Schutta, and Selina Trepp Heaven Gallery: 1550 N Milwaukee Ave, 2nd floor, Chicago, IL 60622   2. Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick December 10,...
Interview: Soohyun Kim & The Fight for 15

Interview: Soohyun Kim & The Fight for 15

What we want and when we want it comprise one of my favorite one-twos of every protest or rally. The answer to the first is always noble (justice, peace) but can feel less direct than the answer to the second: now. Always now. This urgency is twofold: the...