by Drew Hunt
Learn about Chicago's beer history while sipping some local brew with Denese Neu, author of Chicago by the Pint, at the Fireside.
McArthur Binion is a painter who doesn't use a brush. Instead, he presses the tip of an oil stick or a crayon onto his canvas. In her review of Binion's latest exhibit, "Ghost: Rhythms," Reader contributor Claudine Isé writes, "When viewed from across the room, many of his paintings appear placid and nearly monochromatic. Draw nearer and you'll see that's an illusion." It's at Kavi Gupta Gallery.
Zurich Esposito, the executive director of AIA Chicago, alongside the nine Small Project Award winners, discusses small scale architectural design at the Chicago Architecture Foundation, part of Lunch Talks @ CAF.
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