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Back Alley Party

October 29, 2010 @ 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Come to the Hyde Park Art Center for this artist-inspired weekend celebrating tricksters, pranksters, tomfools, and rebels.
Friday, October 29 7-11pm Tickets: $45 Click here to purchase your tickets today. 

Step into our “Back Alley” where the rules of polite society no longer apply. We’re celebrating all the artistic naughtiness you can’t get away with during the day at this fundraiser with a twist. Leave the kids at home folks! Enjoy food and drinks from your favorite street food spots from around the city. Performances to keep you entertained all night including : * An artist-run parking lot gallery * Performance artists from Links Hall playing cops and robbers * Burlesque instructors from Good Gyrrl showing you how to shake your shimmy. * Graffiti artist alBerto Trevino demonstrating some old school tagging * Live musical performance by local band Wild Jesus and the Devil’s Lettuce Family Band. Test your luck at our “blind” auctionfor a chance to win works of art from Chicago artists. Outthink other bidders to win each artwork by guessing how much they are going to bid and topping it. Bids are kept secret until a winner is chosen. You can win artworks from artists such as:

Daniel Bruttig – Stephanie Burke – Stan Chisholm – Diane Christiansen – Katy Collier – Doug Fogelson – Jimmy Fishbein – Jane Fulton Alt – Maximo Gonzalez – Paul Halupka – Chris Hammes – Jeriah Hildwine – Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford – Sam Jaffe – Danie Lavitt – Lisa Lindvay – Lisa Majer -Trevor Martin – Brian Matthew – Jessie Mott – J. Barlow Nelson – Paul Nudd – Josue Pellot – Jason Pickleman – Kim Piotrowski – Renee Robbins – Anne Toebbe – Shoshanna Utchenik

Details

Date:
October 29, 2010
Time:
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Venue

5020 S. Cornell Avenue

Chicago, 60615
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Phone:
773-324-5520