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Work by Josue Pellot featured in the "Present Standard" exhibition.

A major citywide exhibition of local Latino artists coincides with a biennial conference of international art scholars held for the first time in Chicago.

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John Van Alstine, 'Sisyphean Holiday XXVII,' 2013. (Courtesy of SOFA Chicago)

This weekend marks an important annual date on the city’s arts calendar. That's because the art fair SOFA Chicago docks at Navy Pier the first weekend of November. "Chicago Tonight" visited yesterday for the installation of the show and found both local and international connections. Jay Shefsky brings us the story.

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Thousands of people walk past dozens of statues in Chicago without a sideways glance. But what if one of them called you with their story? That's the idea behind Chicago Statue Stories. We'll hear how 30 statues have come to life around the city.