Odysseo at Soldier Field
April 1st - April 15th
Since 2011, Odysseo, Cavalia's newest production, has been touring around the world. Shown under the White Big Top, Odysseo combines the equestrian and stage arts with high-tech theatrical effects for a thrilling experience. 65 horses and 48 artists come together for impressive equestrian and acrobatic numbers, all presented in a multi-dimensional and immersive experience. See here for tickets and more information.
Soldier Field, 1410 Museum Campus Dr., (312) 235-7000
Opening of A New Look
April 8th, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
A New Look, a new group exhibition featuring work by Sadie Barnette, Anna Bjerger, Jessica Campbell, Zoe Charlton, Chitra Ganesh and Jillian Mayer, celebrates its opening Saturday, April 8 at Monique Meloche Gallery. Caroline Wells Chandler will also present new work for Transmitter, his contribution to the gallery's on the wall project. The exhibition's featured artists work within the realm of figuration today, all using the bodily form to explore their diverse methods of creative expression.
Monique Meloche Gallery, 2154 W Division St., (773) 252-0299
Mysteries of the Mind
April 1st, 8th, 15thHpri
For 75 minutes every Wednesday, award-winning mind reader Mark Toland takes the stage for his fast-paced Mysteries of the Mind production. Toland, a TEDx speaker and frequent performer for companies such as Disney and McDonald's, will execute mind-bending psychological illusions, and prove that he knows exactly what you're thinking. Tickets are available at the door on a first come, first served basis.
Chicago Magic Lounge, 4707 N Broadway Ave., (773) 867-1946
Horizon by Liz Gerring Dance Company
April 6th, 7th, 8th, 7:30 p.m.
Come out for Liz Gerring Dance Company's first Chicago appearance: Horizon, which features seven dancers performing multiple phrases simultaneously in a production labeled "exuberantly athletic" by The New York Times. In her newest work, Gerring teams up with composer Michael J. Schumacher, production designer Robert Wierzel and costume designer Liz Prince for movement-driven action and breathtaking physical accomplishments.
The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, 1306 S Michigan Ave., (312) 369-8330