Arts & Entertainment

The Lyric Opera of Chicago (20 N. Upper Wacker Dr.) premiered a new production of Gounod’s “Faust” March 9. Originally written in 1859 as an epic poem by German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the …

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Loyola’s Ralph Arnold Gallery (1131 W. Sheridan Road) will open a new exhibition titled “Under the Influence” Feb. 22. The exhibition shows the relationship between professional art and student art, while focusing on how artists …

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The Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA), opened their spring exhibit this past weekend, showcasing the talents of photographers Gregory Beals and Tonika Johnson and artist Della Wells. The LUMA (820 N. Michigan Ave.) exhibit …

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Science and art are two fields of study that some may assume don’t — and shouldn’t — overlap. One is grounded in observable reality, while the other can be abstract and open to interpretation. But …

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Loyola University Chicago’s Fine Arts Complex (1131 W. Sheridan Rd.) has opened its latest exhibit in the Ralph Arnold Gallery, titled “Unapologetic Drawing,” which highlights drawing as its own artistic medium. The exhibit is comprised …

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A little over two years ago, Marc Howell and Luke Paisley left the design studio where they were employed to create “SORRY. Design.” The duo has created many successful screenprints, infographics and other designs, ranging …

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An art exhibit at the University Of Chicago titled “Welcome Blanket” displays art donated by families who share their own stories of immigration. “Welcome Blanket” is a free exhibit and is open through Dec. 17. The Smart Museum of Art is located at 5550 S. Greenwood Ave. on the University of Chicago’s campus.

Closer Look

A real Midwestern fall almost always comes with hot apple cider with a cinnamon stick, roasted pumpkin seeds, hayrides, corn mazes and leaves of every color on trees. Here in Chicago, the trees may change …