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**** Aldo Castillo Gallery- Matin Soto: New Works. Thru Jan 31. Aldo Castillo is an openly gay Nicaraguan gallery director, curator, art dealer, artist and human rights activist. In his struggle for recognition in the United States, he discovered a general lack of knowledge, appreciation and understanding of the integrity and importance of Latin American art and culture and in 1993 founded the gallery, which has become an important part of the Chicago and International art scene. 233 W Huron St 312-337-2536

Andrew Bae Gallery- Kwang Jean Park: Resonance. Nov 17 thru Dec 16. 300 W Superior St 312-335-8601

****Art Institute of Chicago- So the Story Goes, an exhibit that commemorates World AIDS Day in collaboration with AIDS Foundation of Chicago. Nov 27 thru Dec 1. 111 S Michigan 312-443-3400

Chicago Cultural Center- Persian Visions: Contemporary Photography from Iran. Thru Dec 31, 2006. Disruptions: Sculpture and Drawings by Barbara Cooper. Thru Dec 31. Material Difference: Soft Sculpture and Wall Works. Thru Jan 7, 2007. 78 E Washington St 312-744-6630

****Gerber/Hart Library- Rainbows of Pride Everywhere, an exhibit that features LGBT and Rainbow Pride buttons, pins and artifacts from the collection of Norman L. Sandfield. Thru Dec 31. 1127 W Granville Ave

****Glass Curtain Gallery- Dress Up Against AIDS: Exhibition of Condom Dresses. Nov 16 thru Jan 5. 1104 S Wabash 312-344-6643

****Hokin Gallery and Annex- Picturing Hope, an AIDs photo exhibit by youth photographers. Nov 30 thru Jan 10., 623 S Wabash 312-344-7663

Hyde Park Art Center- Pathways to Unknown Worlds: Sun Ra, El Saturn & Chicago's Afro-Futurist Underground, 1954-1968. Thru Jan 14. 5020 S Cornell 773-324-5520

Irish American Heritage Center- Second Annual Samhain/Day of the Dead art show: A Celebration of Ancestors: Celtic Samhain, Mexican Day of the Dead and other Cultural Memorial Rituals. Thru Nov 13. 4626 N Knox Ave 773-282-7035

****Leather Archives & Museum 6418 N. Greenview

Little Black Pearl Art & Design Cntr- 47 Artists on 47th St. Thru Nov 15. Recycled. Nov 20-Dec 20. In Her Mother's Shoes. Jan 11-30. Black History Month: Living a Custom Life. Feb 2 thru March 2. Women's History Month: Stereotypes. March 12 thru May 12. Photo exhibition: The Building of Dreams. Sept 1, 2007 thru Oct 1, 2007. Interconnections: The African Presense & Influence in cuba. Oct 12, 2007 thru Jan 12, 2008. 1060 E 47th St, 773-285-1211

****Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum- Atencion! Chicago Movement in Print. Thru Jan 7. En Tus Manos, an exhibition of silkscreen monoprints by local artists who explore the present reality of Latinos and AIDS. Thru Feb 4. 1852 W. 19th St. 312-738-1503

Morton Arboretum- Holiday ornament designer Christopher Radko makes rare appearance. Nov 17, 3:15p, 1-88 and Rt 52, Lisle 630-968-0074

****Open Studio Project- Exhibition of artwork created by clients in Better Existence with HIV's Art Therapy Project. Nov 3-11. 903 Sherman Ave, Evanston 847-475-0390

Reversible Eye Gallery- Public Image Enemy exhibition and performance series. A celebration of the 30th anniversaries of punk rock and hip hop cultures. Thru Nov 17. 1103 N. California Ave 773-862-1232

Roosevelt University- Photos and testimonials of Rwandan genocide and rape survivors in exhibit entitled Tubeho ( To Live Again ) Project. Thru Dec 5., lobby of 430 S Michigan Ave

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