• Friday December 6 | 6:30 pm
    Friday December 6 | 6:30 pm

    SAIC Student Showcase: Now That’s What I Call Realtime

    Join us for a night full of experimental visual/audio performances by emerging new media, video, and sound artists working with custom-built digital and analog systems. Experimental and critical approaches to live media creation will incorporate techniques of noise, hardware hacking, glitch, media archaeology, coding, and scripting to form a wide range of captivating compositions. Suggested donation of $10 at the door bc (REALTIME==$REALMONEY$)
  • Saturday December 7 | 7:30 pm
    Saturday December 7 | 7:30 pm


    ST(ART UP) is a quarterly series that brings together DJ’s, live performance, and visual art to celebrate and support emerging talent in Chicago. Exploring and expanding on the idea of starting up an artistic practice, ST(ART UP) supports emerging artists by providing a safe space for experimentation and collaboration across the realms of visual art and music. ST(ART UP) seeks to connect emerging artists to a broader network of creative practitioners to support their growth and encourages the exchange of ideas. ST(ART UP) will take shape as an opening party for each exhibition, featuring special performances by the exhibiting artists supported by a roster of local DJ’s.
  • Sunday December 8 | 1:00 pm
    Sunday December 8 | 1:00 pm

    EVOLution: The Healing Art’s Movement

    A monthly multidisciplinary Healing Art’s Immersion. Curated by Shannon Harris of Audio Pharmacology™/Urbanicity. "EVOLution" seeks to explore experimental variations in the healing art's intermingling different modalities and cultural aesthetics in a inter-generational sacred space. Our mission is to engage audiences in unique ways via positive brain entrainment and multi-sensory expression. Join us for the final finale on December 8th for the Sono Geometry Experience featuring Shannon Harris, Rod Echols and Vandorn Hinnant.
  • Monday December 9 | 9:00 pm
    Monday December 9 | 9:00 pm

    Black/Ernst/Gold & Jarod Bufe Trio

    Tonight's performance features two trios: Black/Ernst/Gold is a collaborative vehicle for the original compositions of its members, while saxophonist Jarod Bufe's trio improvises freely.
  • Tuesday December 10 | 9:00 pm
    Tuesday December 10 | 9:00 pm

    Barton/Voidself/Soderberg/Campbell/Riggs, Erik Sowa/Steve Kaiser Duo, Mai Sugimoto Group

    Tonight improvising guitarist Christopher Riggs is joined by an ensemble of collaborators, saxophonist Mai Sugimoto leads her respective group, and the Sowa/Kaiser duo perform on drums/guitar.