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All The Pretty Corpses

November 13 – December 23, 2005

 
 
Sun, Nov 13, 20054:00 pm

Opening Reception and Discussion


Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
 
There will be a talk with exhibition artists Tony Tasset, Kacy Maddux, Jay Heikes, and John Espinosa, and curator Hamza Walker at 5:00 pm.
 
Sun, Nov 27, 20052:00 pm

Concert

World, conceive a man
MAVerick Ensemble

Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
 
As the name suggests, this ensemble continues to break new ground, focusing on small chamber works and solo pieces. This concert will premiere a major work commissioned from the ensemble's leader, William Jason Raynovich.

This concert has been generously sponsored by Maria Kulczycky.
 
Tue, Nov 29, 20057:00 pm

Death Metal Pizza Party


Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
 
The Wrens, a University of Chicago student organization, is hosting a Death Metal Pizza Party in the gallery at The Renaissance Society. Four U. of C. student DJs will spin tunes, and Hymn, a U of C student band, will perform live.
 
Wed, Nov 30, 20056:00 pm

Reading

Blue wombats, presto insane

Location: Bond Chapel, University of Chicago
Admission: free
 
This poetry reading will feature Josh Baldwin, Jenna Coughlin, Matt Holtzman and Kathryn Tabb reading their own works. This event is presented by the Wrens, a student group sponsoring events at The Renaissance Society.
 
Sun, Dec 11, 20052:00 pm

Lecture

Rebels with a Cross: Christian Metal and Punk Subcultures
Eileen Luhr

Location: Cobb Hall Room 402 (down the hall from the gallery)
Admission: free
 
Luhr specializes in contemporary Christian youth culture. Her 2004 PhD. dissertation, Witnessing Suburbia: Christian Conservatives, 'Family Values', and the Politics of Youth, examined the ways in which conservative religious beliefs helped reshape the political and cultural landscape of the late Twentieth Century. She was a 2005-2006 Kevin Starr Postdoctoral Fellow in California Studies at the Univeristy of California Humanities Research Institute where she continued to research her interest in the history of religion, youth culture, and the rise of sunbelt conservatism.
This talk will be preceded by a 45 minute sampling of Christian punk and heavy metal.
 

   
   
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