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Sep 29, 2008

This week we return to the local Chicago Art world and the things that mean most to us. 

First, we check in with Allison Stites at the Around the Coyote and ask why and how the city's main emerging arts festival is moving from the community that gave it life.  There are some good answers. 

Then we check into what is...

Sep 21, 2008

This week Duncan returns to his homeland.  A nation that although slightly socialist, does not own it's own insurance agency or mortgage lender. What it does have "cooking" is a different Art funding system and a network of Galleries that are called "Artist Run Centers." MN Hutchinson fills us in on how they work.  Then...

Sep 14, 2008

This week Brian and Patricia head over to Yerba Buena Center for the Arts to check out Bay Area Now 5, a triennial of local contemporary art. Joining the round table discussion are curators
Berin Golonu, Valerie Imus, and Taraneh Hemami, as well as participating artists Ian McDonalnd, Edmundo de Marcheno, and...

Sep 7, 2008

Here we stand, at the beginning of the most exciting part of our Art Year: opening night.  So, what do we do? We return to past form, act like idiots, and debate the state of the Chicago Art World and Art Chicago with Michael Workman.

Also, a sober and sick Duncan MacKenzie can't handle a rowdy and drunken Bad at...

Sep 1, 2008

First, Duncan sleepily laments about Richard waking him up at 1 in the afternoon, as this is "early" in McKenzie.

Next: FIGHT NIGHT IS ON PEOPLE!!!! Start training now. Bad at Sports calls dibs on Tony Fitzpatrick to be our collective trainer, you can't have him.

THEN the main event: This week Anna Kunz drops in to...