Entries by David Chartier

The LEGO exhibit at MSI is incredible

Jessi and I finally got to see The Art of the Brick at the Museum of Science and Industry. It’s over 100 pixelicious LEGO sculptures from lawyer-turned-artist Nathan Sawaya, featuring a mix of recreations of famous paintings to his own unique art that explores shape, light, the human experience, and environmentalism. He’s huge on art […]

We got to see the new Lincoln Park Zoo lion exhibit early

It’s a members preview weekend, the exhibit opens to the public Oct 14. The LPZ revamped the lion house and built a huge attached outdoor area, complete with zip lines for feeding (!) and lots of observation spaces. No, we didn’t get to see a zip line breakfast. I don’t think they’ve posted a feeding […]