Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2019-01-16
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage



Andersonville Arts Week to include 70 businesses, 150+ artists along Clark Oct. 10-15
From a press release

facebook twitter google +1 reddit email

CHICAGO ( September 18, 2017 ) — In its 15th year, the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce ( ACC ) will expand Andersonville Arts Week to a week-long celebration October 10 — 15, with over 70 local shops, restaurants, and businesses set to host more than 150 artists. This year's event will focus on nine specific genres of art: visual, theatre, dance, music, culinary, handmade, kids/family, literary, and public art, with a range of festivities and activities in the works to represent each.

"The expansion of Arts Week is exciting on many levels and speaks to the one-of-a-kind experience Andersonville offers," commented ACC Executive Director Sara Dinges. "Art - whether performance, design, handmade or culinary - is inherently part of the Andersonville fabric, and we cannot wait to illuminate this experience."

The full schedule for Arts Week will be released in the coming weeks at Highlights will include:

- All week: Returning district-wide self-guided art walk to view artists' work at participating businesses

- Tuesday, October 10: Theatre crawl

- Wednesday, October 11: Andersonville Farmers Market expansion with special performances

- Thursday, October 12: Culinary features and live music

- Friday, October 13: Stroll & Soriée art walk and parties throughout Andersonville

- Saturday, October 14: Kick-off of outdoor Makers Market in the Swedish American Museum parking lot and Berwyn block party

- Sunday, October 15: Andersonville public art mural reveal

In addition, visitors can expect literary readings, free performances, DIY public art, kids and family actives, artist receptions, and much more throughout the entire week.

Participating businesses include:

AKIRA | 5228 N Clark

Alamo Shoes | 5321 N Clark

Andersonville Antiques | 5245 N Clark

Andersonville Brewing | 5402 N Clark

Andersonville Cryotherapy and

Athletic Recovery Center | 5052 N Clark

Andersonville Galleria | 5247 N Clark

Andersonville Insurance | 5411 N Clark

Appellation Wine Bar & Restaurant | 5212 N Clark.

Barrel of Monkeys | Performing at: 5153 N Ashland

Be Yoga Andersonville | 5715 N Clark

Berman Architecture | 5212 N Clark, Suite 3

Brimfield | 5219 N Clark

Candyality | 5225 N Clark

Cassona Home Furnishings and Accessories | 5241 N Clark

CBD Kratom | 5303 N Clark

Cheetah Gym | 5248 N Clark

Chicago Magic Lounge @ The Guesthouse Hotel

Chicago Methodist Senior Services | 1415 W Foster

Chicago Mindful Psychotherapy | 5537 N Clark

Chiropractic for Life | 5138 N Clark

Chirp Radio @ the Andersonville Farmers Market

City Olive | 5644 N Clark

Dave Rasmussen - The Sacred Ways: REIKI @ The

Guesthouse Hotel and Sidewinder Gallery

DeFloured: A Gluten Free Bakery | 1477 W Balmoral

Dollop Diner | 5060 N Clark

Early to Bed | 5044 N Clark

EKF Martial Arts @ the Andersonville Farmers Market

Elixir Andersonville | 1509 W Balmoral

Fireside Chicago | 5739 N Ravenswood

First Free | 5255 N Ashland

First Slice Pie Cafe | 5357 N Ashland

Foursided | 5061 N Clark

Gus Giordano Dance School | 5230 N Clark

Hopleaf | 5148 N Clark

IloIlo Custom Framing | 1478 W Berwyn

In Fine Spirits | 5418 N Clark

Jerry's | 5419 N Clark

Jewel-Osco | 5516 N Clark

Kopi Café | 5317 N Clark

KOVAL @ Milk Handmade & Candyality

Lady Gregory's | 5260 N Clark

Lakeside Pride Ensemble @ various events

Las Manos Gallery | 1515 W Foster

Lawrence & Clark | 4755 N Clark

Little Bad Wolf | 1541 W Bryn Mawr

Martha Mae: Art Supplies & Beautiful Things | 5407 N Clark

Milk Handmade | 5137 N Clark

Murray & White | 5416 N Clark

Neumann Family Services @ Fireside Restaurant

Norcross and Scott | 1476 W Berwyn

On The Rocks Gems, Jewelry & More | 5709 N Clark

Philadelphia Church | 5437 N Clark

Pork Shoppe | 5721 N Clark

PRESENCE | 5216 N Clark

Ranalli's of Andersonville | 1512 W Berwyn

Raven Theatre Company | 6157 N Clark

Revive Massage Therapy & Spa @ The Guesthouse Hotel

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble | 5775 N Ridge

Robert Jeffrey Hair Studio | 5142 N Clark

Scout | 5221 N Clark

Sidewinder Gallery | 4880 N Clark

Sir Spa | 5151 N Clark

Steep Theatre Company | 1115 W Berwyn

StudioUs Arts Educators | 4806 N Clark

Swedish American Museum | 5211 N Clark

The Coffee Studio | 5628 N Clark

The Guesthouse Hotel | 4872 N Clark

The pH Comedy Theater @ The Wooden Spoon

The SoFo Tap | 4923 N Clark

The Wooden Spoon | 5047 N Clark

Toys et Cetera | 5311 N Clark

Transistor | 5224 N Clark

Transit Tees | 5226 N Clark

TrueNorth Café | 5507 N Clark

Vincent | 1475 W Balmoral

Winifred Grace | 5642 N Clark

Women & Children First | 5233 N Clark

An interactive mobile map can be found at

Presenting sponsors for Andersonville Arts Week include Gus Giordano Dance School, Norcross and Scott, Transit Tees, and Women and Children First, with patron sponsorship from Andersonville Insurance, Early to Bed, and Lady Gregory's and in-kind sponsorship from the Swedish American Museum.

The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce fosters a vibrant environment in which Andersonville businesses can thrive by attracting a diverse customer base; providing business support services and advocacy; and engaging in business attraction, long-range planning, and economic development.

facebook twitter google +1 reddit email

Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


Gay News

Gerber/Hart seeks board members 2019-01-16 - The Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, 6500 N. Clark St., is seeking new board members in 2019, as a number of its current members ...

Gay News

Johnson/Nash book release party Jan. 31 2019-01-16 - A joint book release celebrating E. Patrick Johnson's Black. Queer. Southern. Women: An Oral History and Jennifer Nash's Black Feminism Reimagined: After Intersectionality ...

Gay News

Aaron Alexander on being part of the 'Hamilton' ensemble 2019-01-16 - Two years and three months into its Chicago run, Hamilton remains one of the costliest and most coveted tickets in town. While ...

Gay News

Gerber/Hart, Howard Brown to host 'Great Believers' discussion 2019-01-16 - On Wed., Jan. 16, 6-8 p.m., Howard Brown Health Clark and Gerber/Hart Library and Archives will host a discussion on The Great Believers ...

Gay News

DINING Stan's tea partnership, Winnetka spot, Cocoa Crawl 2019-01-15 - —Stan's Donuts & Coffee has launched a Rishi Tea partnership. To celebrate the launch, the donut destination is coining Tuesday, Jan. 29, "Tea ...

Gay News

LQBTQ Artists Gallery Opening Exhibit Jan. 18 2019-01-15 - LQBTQ Artists Gallery Opening Exhibit launches on Friday, Jan. 18, from 6:00-8:00 pm. The opening night event is the official premiere of the ...

Gay News

Betsy Odom, butchcraft, LGBTQ identity and art 2019-01-08 - Chicago-based artist Betsy Odom will have her first museum solo exhibit at DePaul Art Museum, along with artist Karolina Gnatowski. Their collaboration will ...

Gay News

The best of Chicago theater (part two) 2019-01-01 - More Windy City Times theater critics weigh in on what they felt was the best theater Chicago had to offer in 2018. 1. ...

Gay News

SHOWBIZ 'Will & Grace,' Martina's flub, Nick Jonas, Aretha, '9 Months' 2019-01-01 - The people behind Will & Grace have released a highlight reel featuring some of the show's numerous famous guest stars, noted. "So ...

Gay News

Auditorium Theatre restores Louis Sullivan-designed stencils 2018-12-27 - ( CHICAGO, IL ) The Auditorium Theatre, a National Historic Landmark that celebrated its 129th birthday on Dec. 9, 2018, recently restored intricate, ...


Copyright © 2019 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.








About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.