Game, Games & Tech, Review

Glitch Art and the Surreal—a Look at 鬼鎮 (Ghosttown) Spirit Simulator, the Newest Exhibit at Chicago Gamespace, and a Conversation with Jonathan Kinkley

The curator for Chicago Gamespace loves video games. You can tell by the way he talks about them—and not just the games you know, but games that defy boundaries and […]

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Art & Museums, Feature, Museum, Stages, Theater

Go Behind the Scenes of Chicago’s Diverse Theater Scene in Setting the Stage Exhibit

Setting the Stage

As any avid theater-goer in Chicago knows, on any given night there are dozens of options for live productions, from obscure storefront theaters to world-class presentations. The thriving theater sector […]

Lisa Trifone /
Art & Museums, Painting & sculpture

A Vibrant View of Nature in Urban Settings

As city dwellers, we are more apt to become aware of the beauty of nature once we leave the city limits and spend time in a country setting. But in […]

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Art & Museums, Installation

Global Citizen of Conscience: Ai Weiwei At the Auditorium Theatre

In 2011, multi-disciplinary artist Ai Weiwei was detained by the Chinese government, held captive for 81 days in an unknown place without any explanation, threatened with 11 years of imprisonment, […]

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Architecture, Art & Museums, Museum

Napoleonic Architecture Exhibit @ AIC May Only Spark Interest of Select Few

Now through April 9, the Art Institute of Chicago will display highlights from their Percier and Fontaine Collection, the personal library of Pierre François Léonard Fontaine, one of the architectes […]

Arielle Ismail /