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Weekend Arts Roundup

By Justin Sondak in Arts & Entertainment on Aug 6, 2007 2:09PM

mccorm_2007_08.gifHere’s what happened while Obama turned 46 and you were rocking your ass off:

The Sunday Trib assessed McCormick Place’s new West Building, which opened Thursday. Blair Kamin deems the monstrously huge space a success, citing its flexibility and openness to its neighbors.

The list of August dance festivals keeps growing, sort of. Reasons for Moving, an Interdisciplinary festival presented by Striding Lion features theatrical work incorporating movement, text, and music, starts August 9 at the National Pasttime Theater.

Sick of hearing about Lollapalooza? The Guardian (UK) whines about the Glastonberry Festival and it’s a familiar refrain—the over 30, stroller-pushing crowd is taking over.

Congratulations to Bad At Sports on their 100th weekly podcast!