Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Wierzbowski at RDI Pecha tonight, Damon Rich at the Graham on the 25th

Two late listings:

Tonight, January 20th, architect Stephen Wierzbowski will making a presentation, Bikers, Bubbles and Bigs Rigs, at a special Pecha Kucha Night presentation sponsored by the Retail Design Institute Chicago Chapter at English Bar, 444 North LaSalle, beginning at 7:30 p.m.. Each presentation must be made with 20 images shown for 20 seconds each. The bad news is it's $30.00 for members, $40.00 for non-members. The good news is the charges include "heavy appetizers" and two drinks. RSVP via email or at 312/664.5388 or 616/617.1399.

Then next Monday, January 25th, there will be a talk at the Graham Foundation by Damon
Rich, founder and chair of Brooklyn-based CUP, the Center for Urban Pedagogy, which brings together artists, graphic designers, architects and urban planners with community-based advocates and researchers to create educational projects "about places and how they change" The lecture is at 6:00 p.m., at the Graham's home, Madlener House, 4 West Burton Place. You can also take in the Graham's current exhibition, ACTIONS: What You Can do With the City, before the talk. RSVP via email.

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