The Weekly Guide: Artist Krista Franklin paints the town

January 14, 2011

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(WBEZ/Katie O'Brien)
Artist and poet Krista Franklin provides the Weekly Guide.
(WBEZ/Katie O'Brien)
Franklin has a painting in WBEZ’s 3rd Annual Winter Block Party for Chicago’s Hip-Hop Arts this Saturday.

Maybe Martin Luther King Day celebrations are part of your schedule this weekend or perhaps you’re prepping for the Bears playoff game on Sunday. Well – don’t stop at two. "Eight Forty-Eight" has plenty more ideas to fill up the weekend calendar.

Every week, "Eight Forty-Eight" invites a Chicagoan in the know to share his or her weekend plans – it’s your Weekly Guide!

This week, artist and poet Krista Franklin was in studio to break down some happenings. Franklin has a painting in WBEZ’s 3rd Annual Winter Block Party for Chicago’s Hip-Hop Arts which takes place this Saturday.


Krista's Picks:

"Paradigms and Points of View" at Star Lounge Coffee Bar
Friday, Jan. 14

Richard Hawkins “Third Mind”
: Exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago in the Modern Wing
Closes Sunday, Jan. 17

BYOBeats Live Featuring Djs: Rude 1, MassTransit, and dj shAde w special live performance by Dirty MF ft. Riley’s Revenge
Jerry’s Sandwiches
Saturday, Jan. 15

Poet Kent Foreman Memorial Tribute
Little Black Pearl Arts Center
Sunday, Jan. 16

Little Dragon performs at Lincoln Hall
Part of Tomorrow Never Knows Festival
Sunday, Jan. 16