Members of the Rational Dress Society discuss counterfashion at the MCA on Tue 12/6.
There's plenty to do this week. Here's some of what we recommend:
More than 60 artists from around the world display prints, postcards, T-shirts, and more at "Small Print Show"
at Chicago Printmakers Collective (4912 N. Western). Stop in to get some holiday shopping done—everything is available for purchase.
Original prints from artists across the world are on display at the "Small Print Show."
WildClaw Theatre Company presents Deathscribe 2016
, a festival of radio horror plays. Five stories compete to win the coveted Bloody Axe award at Lincoln Hall (2424 N. Lincoln). 8 PM
Norwegian pop-punk quartet Slotface
plays tonight at Schubas (3159 N. Southport). 9 PM
Members of the sartorial group the Rational Dress Society
discuss counterfashion from the 1700s to the present at the Museum of Contemporary Art (220 E. Chicago). 6 PM
The monthly reading series Tuesday Funk
features eclectic works by local writers at Hopleaf (5148 N. Clark). December's lineup includes Connor Coyne, Reinhardt Suarez, Hallie Palladino, Sara Ross Witt, and William Shunn. 7:30 PM
Artist Hebru Brantley, filmmaker Austin Vesely, and Fake Shore Drive founder Andrew Barber discuss their strategies for making their work stand out in the city during How to Make It in Chicago
at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel (12 S. Michigan). 7 PM
Hebru Brantley talks about making his art stand out at the panel discussion How to Make It in Chicago.
Drink and be merry with Happy Holly-Daze
, a holiday-themed sketch comedy show and drinking game at the Cornservatory (4210 N. Lincoln). Wed-Sat 7 PM
Have a special someone itching for a pair of vertebrae earrings? Sideshow Gallery (2219 N. Western) hosts the Bizarre Bazaar
, a holiday market featuring local vendors specializing in goods including taxidermy jewelry, apothecary, and plant arrangements. 6-10 PM
Pick up handmade goods at the Bizarre Bazaar holiday market.
Sing your heart out and support local zinesters at the Chicago Zine Fest fund-raiser Shameless Karaoke
at Beauty Bar (1444 W. Chicago). 8 PM-2 AM