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Sympathy for the Devil Review - Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967” is an intriguing new exhibit which explores the cross pollination between rock’n roll and visual art. 

The New Chicagoans - Art Review of the exhibit which  includes more than 34 art pieces in many different mediums painting, photography, sculpture, and even performance art.

Interview with Ed Marzewski - the editor of the transgressive political magazine, 'The Lumpen Times'

Alan Bolle - Chicago art scene fixture aka the Springman

Dessa Kirk interview - Dessa Kirk talks with Vito about her life and sculptures

Deadtech Review - Chicago artist-owned alternative gallery works layering video, music, and sound review

Biography of Vittorio Carli - Our own official Vittorio Carli art interviewers bio

Roberto Lopez - Interview with the owner and curator of the Roberto Lopez Gallery

Frida Kahlo - Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and 20th Century Mexican Art Review

Medici Michelangelo - The Art of Late Renaissance Florence

John Currin Exhibit - Exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art

Chicago Poerty Examiner
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<--Vito's poetry performance on 1/12/2010

Vittorio Carli's film and art and cinema reviews have appeared on ,,, and in the publications: Dialogue, Venus, Chicago Artist's News, The Daily Herald, The Star Newspapers, Tunnel Rat, and Letter eX.

He has done poetry and performance art with Theater Ted, the Usual Suspects (at the Bucktown Arts Fair), and the art collective, The Ever So Secret Order of the Lamprey. He also teaches composition, literature, and film at Columbia College, Daley College, and Moraine Valley Community College.

He has participated repeatedly in the art event/be-in/happening, Lovechaos, and he co-founded the Columbia College Genremelt (d) with fellow instructor, Dan Godston. Currently, he is hosting a bi-weekly open mic at Kristoffer's Cafe at 1733 South Halsted, Chicago, Il (312-850-9360) in Pilsen. ~ More about Pilsen open mic

The Mercury Cafe Poetry Open Mic is hosted by Vittorio Carli. It's now bi-weekly on the third and last friday of the month at: Mercury Cafe  ( at 1505 West Chicago, Chicago, Il (312-455-9924). Featuring poetry, spoken word, standup, performance art, music, puppetry and film.

Almost anything goes! No entrance fee.

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