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Rockin' Lobster Bash 2016 Recap by Taylor Wade

This year marked the sixth annual Rockin’ Lobster Bash, hosted by XWRT and Supreme Lobster Co. and fueled by Chicago’s most talented leaders in culinary and visual arts. Fifteen-hundred attendees gathered under one roof inside the Revel Fulton Market to devour lobster, sip cocktails, and visually experience pop art at it’s finest. Chicago pop art icon, Peter Mars, was invited to curate the sold-out event. 

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Behind The Artist Of Chicago's Rockin' Lobster Bash 2016: Peter Mars by Taylor Wade

Peter Mars will be featured on August 31st at the Chicago Rockin’ Lobster Bash hosted by Supreme Lobster Co. and WXRT. Peter is the exclusive artist of the event, alongside 30 Award Winning Chefs and Mixologists plus a circus side show of aerialists and fire dancers.

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Ann Nathan, Beloved River North Art Dealer by Taylor Wade

When you walk into Ann Nathan’s gallery you feel like you’re floating. The gallery sits about a half story above street level, and when you stand at one of the enormous picture windows looking out at those passing by, you are in another world. I imagine that is just as Nathan intended it. For more than 30 years in Chicago, Ann Nathan has run a gallery. She began in 1980 in a 200-square foot space she rented from the ceramicist Ruth Duckworth. “The space was tiny. We showed jewelry and ceramics, and we used every inch of space. The pedestals opened up and doubled as storage space,” Nathan recalls.

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