A sure thing in Wicker Park and Bucktown: Breadth of art experiences in person and virtually

Date: 
10/15/2020
KellyNeibert_FeteGalante

"Fete Galante" by Kelly Neibert is at Heaven Gallery

Make the best of the next few days with our WPB Weekend Arts Guide! Between opening and closing exhibitions, streaming events, and neighborhood happenings, there's sure to be something to interest everyone.

Please note that the current situation has a lot of businesses adapting quickly. Hours listed here may not be exact and are subject to change at any moment. Please check in with a business before visiting in person and be patient and understanding if hours differ from those here or a space has elected to change their reopening strategy.

Be sure to always wear a mask in public, in businesses, and while on public ways with others. Wash your hands frequently and remain properly distanced. Always respect a business' customer limit, health practices, and hygiene requirements. 

We also suggest visiting the ARTS FOR ILLINOIS website! 


Reopened 


BORDEL
Reopened for Regular Hours: Reservations Encouraged
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CHALLENGERS COMICS + CONVERSATION
Reopened with Limited Hours
Th-T: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
W: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Shop Online: Pickup and shipping still available
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Support by purchasing a gift card 

 


CHOP SHOP: 1st WARD EVENTS
Patio Reopened: Reservations required
Brunch & Beats: Voter Registration & Census: Saturday, October 17 - 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Delivery and carry-out options available

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Support by making a donation or purchasing a gift card or a print 

 


DAVID LEONARDIS GALLERY
Reopened for Regular Hours
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DUSTY GROOVE
Open for Shopping By Appointment; Pickup Window Open
Daily: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Shop Online: Shipping available 
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ESCAPE ARTISTRY
Reopened with Limited Booking
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Support by purchasing the gift of a future room escape 

 


EXIT
Patio Now Open with Food from Koality Cuisine's Trap Taco
Nightly: 7 p.m. to midnight
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Support by making a donation or purchasing a print or Tiny Guide

 


FIRECAT PROJECTS
Reopened for Regular Hours: Virtual Tour Available
M-S: 10a.m. to 4 p.m.
Su: Closed

Current Exhibition: Dmitry Samarov: First Name Basis
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FIREFLY FIBER ARTS STUDIO
Shop Online and Explore Virtual & Private Lessons 
Virtual Stitching Hour: Saturday, October 10 - 2 to 4 p.m.
Current Trunk Show: Savvy Skeins
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GALLERY CAFE
Reopened with Limited Hours
Daily: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Current Exhibition: Nishant Jain: Sneaky Art 
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HEAVEN GALLERY
Reopened for Regular Hours 
Current Exhibition: Fête Galante
5th Wave Collective Virtual Concert
: Saturday, October 17 - 6 to 9 p.m.
Music Box Orchestra with Sadie Woods: Sunday, October 18 - noon to 2 p.m.
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Support by making a donation or support the Arts & Local Business Relief Fund

 


JACKSON JUNGE GALLERY
Reopened for Regular Hours
Closing Exhibition: Unconditional Love
Shop Online: Shipping, pickup, and local delivery available
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Support purchasing a gift card with an extra 10% credit back 

 


LVL3 GALLERY
Reopened for Regular Hours and By Appointment
Opening Exhibition: Echoes In Rain
Echoes In Rain Opening Weekend:
     Saturday, October 17 - 1 to 6 p.m.
     Sunday, October 18 - 1 to 5 p.m.
Gallery hosts a variety of online and virtual content 
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LINE DOT EDITIONS
Reopened for Regular Hours
Closing Exhibition: Sergio Farfan: Looking for Dreams in a Kan of Soup
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LITTLE BROKEN THINGS
Reopened for Regular Hours
Opening Exhibition: By the Light of the Moon
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MYOPIC BOOKSTORE
Reopened with Limited Hours
Daily: Noon to 8 p.m. 
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NEIGHBORLY
Reopened with Limited Hours
W-F: 10 a.m. to noon, by appointment only
W-F: Noon to 6 p.m.
S: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Su: Noon to 5 p.m.
Shop Online: Local pickup & free domestic shipping on orders over $50
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Support by making a donation and purchasing a gift card or gift box 
Or sponsor a front line worker's care package 

 


QUIMBY'S BOOKSTORE
Reopened with Limited Hours
Th-M: Noon to 6 p.m.
Midwest Perzine Fest
: Saturday, October 10 online
Shop Online: Curbside pickup and mail order available
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Support by purchasing a gift card or Quimby's schwag 

 


RECKLESS RECORDS
Reopened with Limited Hours
Daily: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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ROOTS & CULTURE 
Reopened for Regular Hours
ClosingExhibition: Dove Drury Hornbuckle: Earth, My Likeness 
Caroline Liu & Moises Salazar Artist Talk: Thursday, October 15 - 7 p.m. on Instagram
Online content and archived exhibitions
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SHUGA RECORDS 
Reopened with Limited Hours
Daily: Noon to 7 p.m.
Shop Online: Local pickup & delivery available
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SIDESHOW GALLERY 
Reopened for Regular Hours
Current Exhibition: THE END: An Activist Art Show
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STORE B VINTAGE
Reopened with Limited Hours
W-S: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Shop Online with various platforms
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TOY DE JOUR: VINTAGE, TOYS, ARTS & FARTS
Reopened by Appointment Only with Limited Hours
M-F: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
S-Su: noon to 5 p.m.
Shop Online
: Shipping and curbside pickup available

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Support by purchasing a gift card 

 


VERTICAL GALLERY
Reopened with Limited Hours
T-S: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Current Exhibition: Pipsqueak Was Here!!!: It's All Wrong, It's Alright...
Shop Online 
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VOLUMES BOOKCAFE
Reopened with Limited Hours
T-Su: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
M: Closed

Shop Online: Limited shipping, pickup & delivery available
Idris Goodwin & Kevin Coval Virtual Talk: Thursday, October 15 - 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Storytime
: Saturday, October 17 - 10:30 a.m. on Facebook Live
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Support by making a donation purchasing a gift card 

 


WICKER PARK FARMERS MARKET
Market Reopened in Wicker Park
Sunday, October 18 - 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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CELEBRATING 20 YEARS!



THE WINDY KITTY CAT CAFE AND LOUNGE
Reopened for Reservations
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Support by volunteering, fosteringmaking a donation, or purchasing a T-shirt 

 


Virtual Events/Exhibitions & Online Shopping


AGITATOR CO-OPERATIVE GALLERY
Explore online archives, virtual evens, and social media content
Opening Exhibition: And Then: Stories About What Happens Next
And Then Online Event: Saturday, October 17 - 6 p.m.
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Support by becoming a patron 

 


AUDIOTREE
DEHD: Flowers of Devotion Release Livestream: Thursday, October 15 - 8 p.m.
Laura Jane Grace: Stay Alive Release Livestream: Saturday, October 17 - 8 p.m.
Shop online, explore digital archives, playlists, and stream live performances
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COLLABORACTION
Hosting Virtual Events and Resources
Crucial Connections: Thursday, October 15 - 8 p.m. on Zoom
Peacebook Virtual Opening Night: Saturday, October 17 - 7 p.m.
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DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET
Hosting Virtual Events on Social Media

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DORIAN'S: THROUGH THE RECORD SHOP 
Order a Quarantine Care Package or Fundraiser Set for Pickup 
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FREE STREET THEATER
Hosting Virtual Content

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THE HIDEOUT
Livestream Schedule

Thursday, October 15:
     To The Front with Sen Morimoto - 8 p.m.
Friday, October 16:
     LP's Happy Hour - 5 p.m.
     Leyla McCalla: Vari-Colored Songs Release - 8 p.m.
Saturday, October 17:
     Hideout Pumpkin Sale - 1 p.m.
     Jackie Lynn: Jacqueline Release - 8 p.m.
Sunday, October 18:
     Hideout Pumpkin Sale - 1 p.m.
     Robbie Fulks - 8 p.m.
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Support by making a donation or purchasing Hideout "Bucks" 
OR purchase one of the above prints by Dmitry Samarov 


LANGER OVER DICKIE
Current Exhibition: Jesse Meredith & Tanya Garcia
In Conversation: Xandria Phillips & Chekwube Danladi
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OUT OF SITE CHICAGO
Hosting Virtual Content
Random Acts Weekly Discourse with Jeremy Pauly: Saturday, October 17 - 11:15 a.m. on Twitch
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SPRINGBOARD ARTS
Shop Online & Browse virtual content
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TRAP DOOR THEATRE
Hosting and Sharing Virtual Content
Watch Past Productions on Vimeo 
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VIDEO GAME ART GALLERY
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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VITTUM THEATER & ADVENTURE STAGE 
Hosting and Sharing Virtual Content
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Support by purchasing a ticket or making a donation 

 


WICKER PARK SECRET AGENT SUPPLY CO. & 826CHI
Shop Online: Pickup, shipping, and local delivery available
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YOUNG CHICAGO AUTHORS
Hosting online and virtual programming 
Saturday, October 17:
     Check the Method: Kevin Coval & Idris Goodwin - 1 p.m. on Zoom
     Emcee Wreckshop: ADD2 & Defcee - 4 p.m. on Zoom
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Ongoing Fundraisers


CHOPIN THEATRE
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THE COMEDY CLUBHOUSE
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CONCORD MUSIC HALL
Activity Pages

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THE DEN THEATRE
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Support staff by making a donation or the venue as a regular donor  

 


RAINBO CLUB
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SUBTERRANEAN 
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