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The MCA presents Basim Magdy's first U.S. museum survey, featuring rarely seen and new pieces. His use of distorting film/photographic material with household chemicals result in sumptuous, spectral photographic visions of landscapes.
His exhibition will open on Dec 10. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2aE1ImK
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ONEOFUS Julie Muz and Matt Fraser bring "Beauty and the Beast" to the MCA Stage. This mature re-telling leads the audience on a magical journey into real and fabled romance, using love and humor plus a healthy dose of nudity to throw open the doors to acceptance. "Beauty and the Beast" will be at the MCA from Dec 1-11. Learn more and get your tickets here: http://bit.ly/292Vtdr
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As part of the BMO Harris Bank Chicago Works, artist Andrew Yang will be participating in a talk where he discusses his work. This talk will take place tomorrow at 6 pm. Tomorrow, admission is free for Illinois residents. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2apLNMh
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MCA Stage season continues with Dorrance Dance's "ETM Double Down", where they deliver an absorbing performance that twitches with invention on an electronic tap floor. Come see their lively tap dancing from Nov 4–6. Learn more: http://bit.ly/295XJAk
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Diana Thater: A Sympathetic Imagination" brings animal experiences in natural habitats into the gallery with her film and video installation. The exhibit opens on Oct 29. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2aMMPOP
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In conjunction with Chicago Works: Andrew Yang, the MCA will be hosting a talk titled " Conversations on Art and Science". Hear what Curatorial Fellow Joey Orr, artist Andrew Yang, and astronomer Lucianne Walkowicz have to say about the overlap of science and art.

This discussion will take place at the Neiman Center on the first floor on Wed. Oct 5 at 4:30 pm. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2auMhvn
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Come see Kerry James Marshall's "Mastry" before it leaves for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The exhibition closes on Sep 25. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1JpqNA2
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MCA Stage begins its 2016–2017 season with Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber
"Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song." They will be performing the soundtrack to the film, originally played by Earth, Wind & Fire. Learn more: http://bit.ly/293B2JU
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Tuesdays are back for the summer at the MCA, but not for much longer!
Visit our Tuesdays on the Terrace, where we invite artists from Chicago's internationally renowned jazz community to perform on our Terrace Garden. Reserve a table for a buffet dinner, or bring a blanket and lounge on our lawn while enjoying food from our outdoor grill.

This event is free to the public. More info here: http://bit.ly/1WcS3EU
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Surrealism: The Conjured Life is in its last month at the MCA! Experience over 100 paintings, sculptures, drawings and photographs that demonstrate the profound influence that Surrealism had on the art world.

Image: Forrest Bess
Wheatfield, c. 1951
Oil on canvas
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of Mary and Earle Ludgin Collection, 1981.28
Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
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