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**** Aldo Castillo Gallery- Matin Soto: New Works. Thru Jan 31, 2007. 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 www.artaldo.com

DuSable Museum- Chisel + Stone, a selection of African American sculptures. Thru Jan 8, 2007. Postal Portraits: African Americans and Stamps. Thru March 19, 2007. 740 E 56th Place. 773-947-0600 x272 www.dusablemuseum.org

****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 www.gerberhart.org

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

Hokin Gallery and Annex- Picturing Hope, an AIDs photo exhibit by youth photographers. Thru Jan 10. www.picturinghope.com, 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 www.hydeparkart.org

La Llorona Art Gallery- Midwest Premiere Exhibit Fragments of a Dream featuring new works by Luis DeLaTorre and Esperanza Gama. Thru Jan 9. Gallery specializes in fine Mexican and Latin American art. 1474 W Webster 773-281-8460 www.lalloronagallery.com

Little Black Pearl Art & Design Cntr- Recycled. Thru Dec 20. In Her Mother's Shoes. Jan 11-30. 1060 E 47th St, 773-285-1211 www.blackpearl.org

Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum- Dia de los Muertos: Rooted in Tradition. Thru Dec 10. 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 www.mfacmchicago.org

Nicole Gallery- Celebration of Black History Month: Kalanja and Oilwash Techniques with artists Laurend Douma and Burford Evans. Jan 25 thru March 2. 230 W Huron 312-787-7716 www.nicolegallery.com

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