10 things to do around Chicago this week: ‘Art. Heals,’ the K-pop group CIX or go Mother’s Day shopping (excerpt)
By Samantha Nelson
Chicago Tribune – May 06, 2022 at 5:00 am
“Cello for Peace”: Cellist, composer and vocalist Ian Maksin performs folk and pop songs in Ukrainian, Polish, French, Spanish and several other languages along with Ukrainian pianist and vocalist Sofi Fraser. He’ll also share original instrumental music from his 2021 album “The Alchemist” and unrecorded compositions. A portion of proceeds from the concert benefits For Wellbeing, a Chicago-based nonprofit working to deliver funds to Ukraine, and Ukrainian musician Taras Chubay, whose home and recording studio in Kyiv were destroyed by Russian forces. 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Epiphany Center for the Arts, 201 S. Ashland Ave.; tickets $22-$35 at ianmaksin.com/chicago
About Epiphany Center for the Arts
Conceived with the vision to return Epiphany to a place for people to congregate, the shuttered, historic Church of the Epiphany has been preserved and adapted into the Epiphany Center for the Arts, an iconic cultural hub “For the Good of Art, Entertainment and Events.” Thoughtfully designed, the exemplary 42,000-square-foot campus located on the artsy edge of Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood boasts three distinct venues (Epiphany Hall, The Sanctuary and The Chase House) and a stunning array of amenities. The campus also features eight galleries that serve as a platform for a diverse selection of artists from Chicago and beyond. Epiphany’s exhibitions showcase the work of women, the LGBTQIA community, artists of color, and the disability culture. Epiphany’s top priority is to curate programming that is inclusive, while providing a place established artists can collaborate with emerging ones. Epiphany’s programming serves to unite community and artists alike while “Bringing Chicago Together.” Visit www.epiphanychi.com to learn more.