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Zhou B Art Center Announces 3rd Friday Galleries

By Marc Filippino | February 19, 2015 4:58pm
 Zhou B Arts Center 3rd Friday will be held this month on Feb. 20.
Zhou B Arts Center 3rd Friday will be held this month on Feb. 20.
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CHICAGO — Bridgeport's famed Zhou B Arts Center is opening its doors for its monthly 3rd Friday reception, showcasing work from around Chicago.

The theme of the upcoming reception celebrates the Chinese New Year and the Year of the Sheep with entertainment from the Seven Star Lion Dancers and food from the Duck Inn and Eat Art Pavilions

The 3rd Friday event will also showcase a range of local realist artists, live painting sessions and Alena Ahren's re-performance of Andy Warhol's 1964 film, "Henry Geldzahler."

See the best of the state's young artists as 3rd Friday shows off selections from the Illinois High School Art Exhibition. To celebrate Black History Month, Zhou B will also host work from a diverse number of lauded black artists from the Chicago area. 

Before moving to the United States in 1986, the Zhou Brothers were nationally recognized in China with shows in the National Museum of Arts, Beijing and the Museum of Art, Nanjing, among others. They founded the Zhou B Art Center in 2004.

The reception for the Friday event is free of charge and will take place from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Zhou B Arts Center is located at 1029 W. 35th St. between South Aberdeen and South Morgan streets. 

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