ML - Michigan Avenue

Michigan Avenue - 2017 - Issue 4 - Fall - LauraLinney

Michigan Avenue - Niche Media - Michigan Avenue magazine is a luxury lifestyle magazine centered around Chicago’s finest people, events, fashion, health & beauty, fine dining & more!

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 66 of 171

BACK TO COOL FROM MUST-SEE DANCE PERFORMANCES TO AVANT-GARDE THEATER, THESE ARE THE EIGHT ESSENTIAL HAPPENINGS OF CHICAGO'S NEW CULTURAL SEASON. BY THOMAS CONNORS Saying goodbye to summer is a whole lot easier when you consider all that's coming in the new cultural season—like these eight absolute must-see and -do happenings for fall. Art and architecture aficio- nados have a particularly sweet fall ahead of them. At the Renaissance Society, there's the Jennifer Packer exhibition "Tenderheaded" (September 9 through November 5, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702- 8670;, figurative paintings that toy with abstraction and read like fading frescoes, or the imprints of shadows. On a poppier front, graffiti and cartoons inform the freewheeling imag- ery of Chicago's own Hebru Brantley, whose trademark goggled kids suggest a mar- riage of Speed Racer and Margaret Keane's wide-eyed waifs of the 1960s, and who gets a solo show, "Hebru Brantley: Forced Field," at the Elmhurst Art Museum (September 9 through November 26, 150 Cottage Hill Ave., Elmhurst, 630-834-0202; elmhurstart "Make New History" is the theme of this year's Chicago Architecture Biennial (chicagoarchitecture, which includes PHOTOGRAPHY BY STEPHANIE BERGER (SHEN WEI); COURTESY OF GALERIA FILOMENA SOARES (CONDOMÍNIO (HISTÓRIA DE UM LUGAR COMUM OU A NARRATIVA DE UM EDIFÍCIO QUALQUER)); COURTESY OF DITTRICH & SCHLECHTRIEM (GOOD FORTUNE LANDING) MICHIGANAVEMAG.COM  65 EXPO Chicago's sixth year features an impressive slate of global artists, including Rodrigo Oliveira (above: Condomínio, 2015) with Lisbon's Galeria Filomena Soares and Dorian Gaudin with Berlin gallery Dittrich & Schlectriem (left: Good Fortune Landing, 2017). here: At the Auditorium Theatre, the Chicago debut of Shen Wei Dance Arts adds some dazzle to the cultural season. SCENE EVERYBODY 'S TALKIN G ABOU T...

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of ML - Michigan Avenue - Michigan Avenue - 2017 - Issue 4 - Fall - LauraLinney