Upcoming Events

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Precarity Youth Workshop

Day One

Event

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 – 11:00AM to 3:00PM

11:00am–12:30pm: Art Therapy for Chicago Public School Students, Parents, and Teachers
Led by Irene Robinson and Anna Jones
Schools have been closed, services have been cut, teachers have been fi...

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DeBt for Kids

Story and Discussion

Event

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 3:00PM until Wednesday July 27, 2016 3:00PM

Why is there a silent B in debt? Where is debt located? And if I can’t see it, is it still there? 
Maybe debt is a tall tale that is told by bankers, the mayor, the governor and other decisio...

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Precarity Youth Workshop

Day Two

Event

Saturday, July 9, 2016 – 11:00AM to 4:00PM

11:00am–1:00pm: Biz Swagg as Economic Self Defense for Teens
Led by LaKeisha Hamilton, founder of Youth at the CrossRoads.
Schools are strapped, parents are tapped—who’s going to show you how to ...

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Botanica Dinero Pop-up Shop

Vanessa Viruet and Julia Arredondo of Vice Versa Press

Performance

Thursday, July 14, 2016 – 10:00AM to 6:00PM

Within the Precarity: Contingency in Artmaking and Academia exhibition, artists Vanessa Viruet and Julia Arredondo of Vice Versa Press open their Botanica Dinero storefront for business. At this on...

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Precarity Happy Hour

Hosted by Lucky Pierre

Event

Thursday, July 14, 2016 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM

All who feel the pressures of student loan debt, unstable employment, precarious labor, and the pressures of making ends meet are invited to attend Precarity Happy Hour. Over cocktails, music, conv...

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A Socialist's Worst Nightmare

Performance by Christian Nagler

Performance

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM

In his performance A Socialist’s Worst Nightmare, artist Christian Nagler recreates a televised 1979 Phil Donahue interview with Nobel laureate economist, free market proponent, and late University...

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