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Secret Sauce: We Ate, We Danced, We Sauced

Last Saturday, October 7th,  we blended all flavors of local talent at the Canvas space during Secret Sauce. The night featured a little something for all our senses: ear nourishment, eye-candy art, Light Pong ...

The Childish Anarchy of Adrian Stein

Everything Adrian Stein creates is a whole-body experience…literally. Stein’s artistic journey began when he was a child living in Guatemala. He expressed himself through body painting performance, covering his...

Rip Rop Featuring Afrokilla & Edamame

Welcome to Episode 4 of Rip Rop with Josh & Del. Our guests this week need little to no introduction as active member of not only the arts community, but the Canvas community as well. Keith Smith (Afroki...

Sub Chroma Goes Cave Diving

There’s almost 4000 miles of train tracks that bind Chicago — their steel veins pulsing through the city’s concrete body, breathing countless commuters and travelers into the City above and below the streets. B...

Amy Rodriguez Reimagines Illustration

From several time zones away, I had the opportunity to “sit down” with Amy Rodriguez to talk about her recent 5x5 Artist Residency at the Fulton Market Kitchen (though, little did I know, she was laying). Th...

Windy CIty Riot

I woke up surprisingly clear eyed the morning of the Windy City Riot. I was out the night before, but I had looked forward to this day since I found out the official date. For those not familiar, which I am ass...