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June 2019

Ivan Marchuk: World-renowned weaver of polarities

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - August 18 @ 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 18, 2019

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CHICAGO – It’s not every day you get the opportunity to peer into the soul of one of the 100 living geniuses – and even sip some wine with him. On Friday June 28, Chicagoans will have the pleasure of meeting the abstract expressionist Ivan Marchuk.  Then, for seven weeks in June, the Ukrainian National Museum will host an exhibition of his mesmerizing paintings – including the riveting landscape series “Voice of My Soul”. The son of a master weaver, Marchuk coined…

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July 2019

Polish Chicago 1850-1939

July 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2019

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This exhibit brought to you by the Polish Museum of American is a visual introduction to the history of Poles in the city of Chicago. It features the first settlers and their families, houses, businesses, organizations, parishes and various forms of artistic and cultural endeavors. In addition to archival photographs, artifacts that belonged to the Polish-American pioneers are on display, including: rosaries, Bibles, prayer books, pennants of Polish organized groups, documents, and many more. The exhibit is accompanied by a…

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Noches del Watusi featuring Leró Martínez Roldán

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, 4046 W. Armitage Ave.
Chicago, IL 60639 United States
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Free – $10

Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center is celebrating plena and Esquina el Watusi with Leró Martínez and Los Pleneros de Don Segundo. If you go to Calle Cerra in Santurce on a Thursday night, you will hear some of the best played panderos from one of the most consistent plena nights in Puerto Rico: "Noches de Plena en la Esquina el Watusi", organized by Leró Martínez and Boricua Soy. Noches del Watusi will be a tribute to that musical corner and…

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Polish Chicago 1850-1939

July 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2019

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This exhibit brought to you by the Polish Museum of American is a visual introduction to the history of Poles in the city of Chicago. It features the first settlers and their families, houses, businesses, organizations, parishes and various forms of artistic and cultural endeavors. In addition to archival photographs, artifacts that belonged to the Polish-American pioneers are on display, including: rosaries, Bibles, prayer books, pennants of Polish organized groups, documents, and many more. The exhibit is accompanied by a…

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Raw Reckoning Exhibit

July 17 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 4, 2019

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, 2320 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60622 United States
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Raw Reckoning is veteran Chicago artist Michael K. Paxton’s one-person exhibition of large-scale paintings and works on paper that derive their structure from the study of slide sections of the effect of black lung disease on coalminers. Paxton, a sixth generation West Virginian creates pillar size fields of chalk, charcoal, gesso and acrylic on raw canvas that embrace this ongoing devastation from coal in an effort to point to a place and people not heard from often in contemporary art. Through a well…

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