BRIGHT IDEA: The artist Olafur Eliasson, who often plays with light in his work, gives a talk at the MCA in advance of his upcoming exhibition.
Don’t-miss events for Wed 04.22.09 through Tue 04.28.09
farrago Chicago Latino Film Fest*
FREEBIE OF THE WEEK
The longtime Chicagoan-by-way-of-Tehran art rocker plays songs from her new album, How Will You? Grab a seat and see if the critics’ comparisons to Joni Mitchell and Patti Smith ring true.
GO: Apr 28 at 6:30. Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago Ave. mcachicago.org
Take a two-minute relaxation break, courtesy of Eliasson . . . Watch the trailer for Party Time: The Movie and just try to sit still (click the Trapper Keeper, then “trailers y fotos,” then “videos,” then “web trailer”) . . . Read up on Azita’s new album, How Will You?, in the March issue of Chicago
PHOTOGRAPH: Olafur Eliasson, 360° room for all colours, 2002. Installation view at Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris; private collection, courtesy Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York; © 2009 Olafur Eliasson.