Seven in Heaven 5/17-5/20
Published: Thursday, May 17, 2012
Updated: Monday, August 27, 2012 16:08
1. Chicago Craft Beer Week at various locations, 5/17-27
Read all about CCBW in this week’s food section of the Weekend Edition. Cheers! For locations, schedules, details and any other info go to www.chibeerweek.com.
2. “Roy Liechtenstein: A Retrospective” at the Art Institute of Chicago, 5/22-9/3
This widely known pop artist from the ‘50s is known for his comic strip-style works, but there was more to his repertoire than that. Check out the opening after the chaos that will be the NATO summit early next week. Go to www.artinstitutechicago.org for more.
3. Studio Malick Dance Party at the DePaul Art Museum, 5/18
This dance party is inspired by the Malick photographs currently on display that chronicle the young “movers and shakers” of his time. The funky tunes of West Africa will be the themed, spun by WBEZ’s Tony Sarabia. Snacks and beverages will be served. Check Facebook for more.
4. CitySwarm Pilsen Cultural Tour & Fiesta in Pilsen, 5/17
It’s the next cool place to live and play: Pilsen. Join the CitySwarmers to see what the buzz is all about. A CitySwarm ticket gets you an hour-long cultural tour, Mexican grub, private shuttle to River North and more. Go to www.cityswarmchicago.com for more.
5. Soloist George Lepauw joins the Chicago Arts Orchestra at the Athenaeum Theater, 5/19
Lepauw, a world renowned local piano talent, joins the CAO in “The Emperor.” This concert features works by Beethoven. Go to www.chicagoartsorchestra.org for more.
6. Xiu Xiu at Lincoln Hall, 5/17
Xiu Xiu joins Dirty Beaches at Lincoln Hall for this 18+ show presented by CHIRP. This evocative indie dance will get you moving. Go to www.lincolnhallchicago.com for more.
7. The Twelves, Miami Horror DJs at the Mid, 5/18
Dance-friendly nu-disco at its finest will hit the Mid this Friday, fittingly the danciest nightclub in the city. This 21+ show will feature The Twelves, Miami Horror DJs, Gemini Club, Redux DJs and more. Get dancey! Go to clubtix.com for more.