by Tosten Burks
The three-part series examining AfriCOBRA opens its final chapter this weekend at the DuSable Museum with "Art and Impact," an exhibit highlighting the African-American artist collective's expansion.
While his wife stars in Belleville this summer at Steppenwolf, Michael Shannon takes on Sam Shepard's Simpatico, about two old friends crossing paths 15 years after they scammed their way to horse racing riches. Tony Adler writes that "A Red Orchid Theatre seems like the ideal home for this script."
Implodes guitarist Ken Camden comes to Constellation tonight, playing his new album Space Mirror, which Peter Margasak calls "spacey, beat-free atmospheric music that’s rich in meditative ambience and kosmische pulsation."
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