by Katie Kather
Sigur Ros puts on a performance at the UIC pavilion that's "one part ambient orchestra, three parts hypnotic theater—which when combined make you feel, just for an instant, that transcending into a higher realm of being is actually plausible." Experimental musician Daniel Lopatin (aka Oneohtrix Point Never) opens. See Soundboard for more.
The Elephant Room, Inc., shows "Memories," a collection of black-and-white oil paintings inspired by old photographs.
The National Museum of Mexican Art celebrates its 25th anniversary with "Signature Works," a collection of its most prized possessions.
For more on these events and others, check out the Reader's daily Agenda page.