Seven in Heaven 1/19-1/22
Published: Thursday, January 19, 2012
Updated: Monday, August 27, 2012 16:08
1. Artist Conversation: Paul D'Amato in conversation with Gregory Harris at the DePaul Art Museum, 1/25
D'Amato, an artist boasting an MFA from Yale, studies Mexican-American communities in his art work. He began photographing areas such as Cabrini-Green and now teaches at Columbia College Chicago. Assitant Curator of the DPAM, Gregory Harris, will discuss D'Amato's work with the artist. Go to www.depaul.edu/museum for more.
2. Midnight Conspiracy at Lincoln Hall, 1/22
This local electronica/dubstep duo is starting to really make some waves. Lincoln Hall will turn into a massive 18+ dance party when The Chaotic Good joins Midnight Conspiracy for a night of crowd surfing and head banging. Plus, tickets are only $10. Go to www.lincolnhall.com for more.
3. "CLUTTER: The True Story of the Collyer Brothers Who Never Threw Anything Out" at Greenhouse Theater Center, 1/19-1/22
This play is based on the true story of the Collyer brothers, who spent years of compulsive hoarding in their Fifth Avenue apartment in New York. This dark and fascinating tale is a profound examination of human behavior. Check out www.greenhousetheater.org for more.
4. After Dark at the Art Institute of Chicago, 1/20
The Modern Wing of the museum opens up for this 21+ recurring late-night mixer featuring appetizers and DJ sets, live musical performances by Kirby Kaiser and a cash bar. Oh, and of course you'll get to view some noteworthy pieces of art. Go to www.artic.edu/aic for more.
5. Dating for Queer Nerds at 404 Wine Bar, 1/22
Are you single? A queer guy or girl? On the nerdy side? This 4-7pm social event is right up your alley. Play board games and trivia and maybe find someone special. Go to www.nerdsatheart.com for more.
6. RhinoFest 2012 at Prop Thr, 1/19-1/22
Chicago's longest running fringe festival returns for this 23rd year to this Irving Park theater. Hosted by the Curios Theatre Branch, the show will include short skits and performances nightly at 7 and 9pm. Check out www.rhinofest.com for more.
7. School of Rock presents a tribute to The Doors at Schubas, 1/22
This all ages homage to the late Jim Morrison and friends will let you get your rock on early (4pm start time). The School of Rock kids will do their best to light your fire for a $10 ticket, and the familiar tunes should be a nice classical rock blast. Go to www.schubas.com for more.