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Exhibit A

What to do and where to go.

Ongoing [5/8-8/5] 

Tang Chang: The Painting that is Painted with Poetry is Profoundly Beautiful

Smart Museum, free with UCID.  

Exhibition of works by Tang Chang, a politically engaged artist who drew, painted with his body, and incorporated poetry into his dynamic, charged works.  


Tuesday [5/15] 

Bandung Bash  

7–9 p.m., St. Paul & the Redeemer Church, free.  

Night celebrating Indonesian culture and music. Hosted by Bandung Philharmonic Music Director Robert Nordling and featuring performances from prominent musicians and a live auction.  


Wednesday [5/16] 

Aag Presents: VintAage  

7–8 p.m., Ida Noyes Library, tickets for sale 11 a.m.–3 p.m. in Reynolds for $3.  

Spring concert from Aag, the South Asian a cappella performance group. Features classic and new, original arrangements.  

Creative Writing Reception  

6 p.m., Logan 801, free.  

End of year reception featuring readings from this year’s Honors Awards winners.  

Swing Dance Solo Jazz Workshop  

8–10 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, free with UCID or $10.  

Dance workshop with swing dancer Bradley Smith demonstrating the basics of 1920s solo jazz dance and swing-era solo jazz dance.  


Thursday [5/17] 


7–10 p.m., Sanctuary Cafe, free. 

Gallery reception for the works of visual artists Fatima Khan and Shreya Sood. Works include portraits and texts expressing frustration and resistance to constraining stereotypes. Includes food, drinks, and live music.  

Y Tu Mamá También at Doc Films 

7 p.m. – 8:45 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, $5.  

Alfonso Cuaron’s bildungsroman masterpiece, featuring Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, and Maribel Verdú.  


Friday [5/18] 

ArtShould Presents: Expose 2018   

10 a.m.–2 p.m., Main Quad, free.  

Show of UChicago student artists on the quad, with the opportunity to buy works.  


Saturday [5/19] 

From the Ashes: 5 Elements Workshop Series  

10 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Logan Center 802, free.  

Courtesy of PhiNix dance crew, this event features 5 beginner workshops in the basics of hip-hop: Graffiti, Knowledge, DJing, MCing, and Bboying.  

Chicago Zine Fest 

11 a.m.–6 p.m., 1340 W Washington Blvd. Suite 201, free. 

Exhibition of work by more than 250 zine artists with opportunities to buy and view zines, comics, and more by artists from Chicago and further afield. Also features opportunities to take part in craft workshops and speakers. More information at  

Summer Breeze and Summer Breeze Carnival  

12–11p.m., Hutchinson Courtyard, $25 students, $30 staff.  

The Major Activities Board’s flagship event features an all-female lineup this year, with artists Empress Of, Princess Nokia, and headliner Carly Rae Jepsen set to perform for a crowd of more than 2,000. A warmup courtyard carnival with free food begins at noon.  

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