The Weekend Guide

heidi norton!

Back to our roots.

To Threptikon
What: Chicago-based artist Heidi Norton explores the mysterious, unseen connections between plant life and human behavior through photography, resin, glass, and wax.
Why: Still waters run deep.
When: Thru Mar. 29. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Moniquemeloche, 2154 W. Division St., at Leavitt St. (773-252-0299).

Cup & Spoon
What: One coffee connoisseur (you might know her from her pop-up at The Nosh) launches a campaign to finance a permanent home in Humboldt Park.
Why: Big dreams don’t come cheap.
When: Thru Mar. 7.
Where: At indiegogo.com.

Logan Arcade
What: The former vinyl shop comes back to life as a bar-arcade hybrid for pinball nerds, classic video gamers, and drinkers alike.
Why: Impress that handsome hipster with trivia: The video game Breakout was designed by Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple.
When: Sun.-Fri., 3 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-3 a.m.
Where: 2410 W. Fullerton Ave., at Western Ave.

Discarded: the Afterlife of Everyday Electronics
What: The free exhibit delves into our never-ending fixation on what’s next in tech and how current gadgets become obsolete with one click.
Why: You’re wired.
When: Thru Mar. 7. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: The Arcade Gallery, Columbia College, 618 S. Michigan Ave., at Balbo Ave., 2nd flr. (312-369-8177).

Chocolate Cherry Facial
This 60-minute facial incorporates products from the all-organic Eminence line, including a combination mask (Chocolate Mousse Hydration plus Sour Cherry) and Citrus Enzyme lip exfoliator.
Why: It’s (almost) good enough to eat.
When: Thru Feb. 28.
Where: Mitchell Dental Spa, 845 N. Michigan Ave., at Chicago Ave., ste. 922e (312-642-1014).

Signature Series
What: Performances by the Albany Park Neighborhood Choir, CCC alumni, and DJ duo The Hood Internet. ​
Why: ​The music benefit supports the Chicago Children’s Choir, a citywide arts program that serves more than 3,500 kids, many from low-income homes.​
When: Sat., 8-11 p.m.
Where: 1st Ward at Chop Shop, 2033 W. North Ave., at Hoyne Ave. Tickets ($50-$75) at ccchoir.org.

Photos: Courtesy of Heidi Norton and Monique Meloche Gallery

The Arcade Gallery
618 S Michigan Ave
@ Balbo Ave, 2nd flr, Columbia College
Chicago, IL 60605
Mitchell Dental Spa
845 N Michigan Ave
@ Chicago Ave, ste 922e
Chicago, IL 60611
2410 W Fullerton Ave
@ Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
2033 W North Ave
@ Hoyne Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
2154 W Division St
@ Leavitt St
Chicago, IL 60622