SELECT FLICKS Cinemark at Hampshire Mall (587-4233) “8 Mile” is reviewed in this issue. “Abandon” is the latest shark from Hollywood’s teen thriller pool. This time around, “Dawson’s Creek” darling Katie Holmes stars as Catherine Burke, a co-ed trying to wrap up a stressful year-completing her thesis, exams
Arts Section Staff
EXHIBITIONS The works of architect Jeff Slomba will be displayed in an exhibition entitled “stilted.” The word implies a forced formality that characterizes the NYU graduate’s works. Slomba combines various materials and disjointed, irrational imagery to suggest forces of erosion working upon his structures. (Through Nov. 7, Central Gallery
EXHIBITIONS Casa Mañana: The Morrow Collection of Mexican Popular Arts celebrates the collection of Mexican folk art by Dwight W. Morrow 1895 and his wife Elizabeth Cutter, amassed during Morrow’s tenure as United States Ambassador to Mexico in the 1920s. (Mead Art Museum, through April 21.) SELECT FLICKS Academy
“The Myth and Madness of Ophelia” is a collection of over 60 representations of Shakespeare’s Ophelia through various media, such as paintings, photographs, prints and movies. (Opens Fri. and runs until Dec. 16, Mead Art Museum. Opening lecture on Fri. at 4:30 p.m. in Stirn Auditorium. Free.
“Markus Raetz,” sponsored by the Art Club of Chicago, is a multimedia exhibition by one of Switzerland’s most respected artists. The exhibit will showcase a variety of Raetz’s work, including figurative, still-life and landscape subjects exploring perspective, optical illusions and more. (Tues. thru Fri., 11 a.m. to
“Locally Grown,” featuring Pioneer Valley subjects photographed by Jerome Liebling, explores the life of the fields and the labors of those who tend them. (Runs in Mead Art Museum through July 29, Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free.) FLICKS Academy of Music Theater (584-8435)