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April 1-3 – Chicago Magazine


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1. Hometown Playwright

Tyla Abercrambie is best known for her role as Nina in Showtime Chi. She grew up in the Austin area of ​​Chicago and eventually became a playwright. Now her game Relentless comes to the Goodman Theater. The play unfolds in 1919 during the Black Victorian era, when two sisters lose their mothers and travel to Philadelphia to populate their estate. April 1-May 1. goodmantheatre.org

2. Hall and Todd

Regardless of your age, at one point or another you heard a song by Daryl Hall and John Oates and inevitably danced. Apparently the best singing duo of all time, the couple broke up in the late 80s. This weekend you can see Daryl Hall and Daryl’s House band with special guest Todd Rundgren live in the Auditorium Theater to begin their tour. April 1. auditoriumtheatre.org

3. Creativity in quarantine

Karen Helen Rudman uses writing, photography and mixed media to explore the body and mind. Exhibiting both in New York and in Chicago, her Quarantine days The exhibition opens this weekend at Stola Contemporary Art. When quarantine began in March 2020, the Chicago native set about creating a new work of art every day. The series explores the effects of the pandemic both personally and collectively through 425 in a row. April 2. stolacontemporaryart.com

4. Bottle punk

Brooklyn Art Punk Band Gustav joins Chicago Ethers and the Savior this weekend at Empty Bottle. Each band broadcasts punk, so if you’re looking for a mosh pit, look no further. April 2. emptybottle.com

5. Landscapes of Chicago

Gene Lee is a Chicago photographer who examines landscapes and built-up environments. His exhibition is at the Chicago Cultural Center Views and scenes puts the lens solely on Chicago. There are four works, each dedicated to different aspects of the city: train views, great water, salt mountains and weeds. April 2-August 7. chicago.gov

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