what’s playing now

      Select a Date

      July 2014
      S M T W T F S
      « Jun   Aug »

      Archive for July, 2014

      Rediscovering Norman Zammitt

      Artist, Norman Zammitt, painting in studio in 1976. Image courtesy of and © Norman Zammitt Estate

      Rediscovering Zammitt. In this week’s WFMT Arts Feature, we explore the work of artist Norman Zammitt. A pioneer of the Light and Space movement of Southern California, Norman Zammitt often worked on canvases that were mural-sized, but the artist also worked intensely on much smaller paintings in his studio, resolving his own ideas about color. more…

      Rhythm World

      Daniel Borak. Photo by Andreas Gemperl.

      Rhythm World is America’s longest-running and most comprehensive festival of American tap and contemporary percussive arts. The festival, founded in Chicago and hosted by Chicago Human Rhythm Project, runs through August 3, and includes concerts, student showcases, masterclasses, workshops, courses, and residencies with world-renowned teachers and performers.

      iO Theater to Leave Lakeview for Lincoln Park


      On July 19th, Chicago’s iO Theater (formerly the “ImprovOlympic”) will be close the doors to its Wrigleyville home after nearly 20 years at 3541 N. Clark St. The grand opening at iO Theater’s new location in Lincoln Park’s Clybourn Corridor is slated for late August.

      American Poets from the Archive

      Carl Sandburg

      We occasionally dig through WFMT’s reel-to-reel archives to uncover gems from Chicago’s storied past. This week we present three great American poets performing American works in Chicago…