“A Lot You Got to Holler” Live Podcast Recording
(Chicago Design Museum, June 29)
Join Newcity Design editor Ben Schulman and co-host Zach Mortice for a live recording of their podcast, “A Lot You Got to Holler.” Presented in concert with MAS Context, this episode will focus on the hidden elements—think data-collecting systems and sensors—embedded within the city. Featuring John Tolva, and more guests TBA.
Richardson, Sullivan & Wright
(Pella Crafted Luxury, June 16)
The Society of Architectural Historians presents a discussion on the lasting influences of HH Richardson, Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright on the work of contemporary architects.
Opening of Workwear (Abiti da Lavoro)
(Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago, June 23)
An exhibit opening, produced in collaboration with the Triennale di Milano, the Italian Cultural Institute and the School of Fine and Performing Arts at Columbia College, for clothes for “imaginary professions.”
Elevation: A Music, Art & Fashion Party
A benefit for the Chicago Academy of Music featuring fashions by Agnieszka Kulon.
Summer Solstice: Luftwerk x Perrier Concert Series with Owen Clayton Condon
(Garfield Park Conservatory, June 22)
Luftwerk’s “solarise” exhibit gets the concert treatment with a live set accompaniment from minimalist composer Owen Clayton Condon.
Ben Schulman is the editor of the design section of Newcity and co-host of “A Lot You Got to Holler,” the Newcity podcast on design, architecture and urbanism. His work with Newcity is one of many ventures he engages in to communicate the value of design and cities. Ben serves as the communications director for Small Change, a real estate crowdfunding platform that works to catalyze the development of transformative real estate projects. Previously, he was the communications director for the Chicago chapter of The American Institute of Architects, editor of Chicago Architect magazine and communications director for the urban think-tank, the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU). His writing has appeared and been noted in outlets such as ARCHITECT Magazine, Belt Magazine, ICON, New Geography, Streetsblog, The National Review, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pop City Media and as a contributor to The Urbanophile, among others. When not writing about cities, Ben serves as an editorial assistant for the journal New Media + Society, and helps head the Contraphonic Sound Series, an attempt to document cities through sound.
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