She Art Chicago, 223 South Blvd., will feature 21 pieces by Forest Park artist Jill LoBianco at an opening event from 8 to 10 p.m. on Friday, June 10.

Like all the pieces at the gallery, women are the subject of LoBianco’s work, which include acrylic paintings on canvas, digital prints and cray-pa drawings. LoBianco uses fabric, sequence and other applied materials to give her paintings a textured three-dimensional quality.

Cucina serves again at Home
(and Pleasant)

Cucina Paradiso will offer al fresco dining at the Historic Pleasant Home again this year, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the historic site.

The restaurant, 814 North Blvd., will offer a three-course prix fixe menu for $27 on Friday nights starting last week through Aug. 26. Wine and beer are available with dinner. Reservations are required, as space is limited. One seating is offered, starting at 6:30 p.m. For more information or reservations, call 445-9451.

?#34;Drew Carter

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