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How to become an art collector

How strong is your museum’s website as part of the whole offer? Does it reflect your identity as an organisation? Does it appeal to your visitors? What does it really need? Are there trends to pay attention to? Others to ignore? What makes the site…

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halla Listening Lounge 08-05-20

The setting is the intimate and elegant Urban Art House in Forest Park. You have gathered with some old friends and look forward to meeting some new ones. Gently twisting in your right hand is a uniquely crafted cocktail you just picked up at the…

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Vinyl Views: Week of 7-27-20

VINYL VIEWS: WEEK OF 7/27/20 Vinyl Views is our weekly blog where we feature album recommendations from our store team (Shayne and Jaxon), and reveal picks from guest contributors. This week's contributor is Val's halla alum, Joel Kenyon, who stopped by this weekend to help…

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Vinyl Views: Week of 7-20-20

VINYL VIEWS: WEEK OF 7/20/20 Vinyl Views is our weekly blog where we feature album recommendations from our store team (Shayne and Jaxon), and reveal picks from guest contributors. This week's contributor is John Scholvin, guitarist from the band Tiny Bit of Giant's Blood.  Scroll…

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Record Store Day – Drop #1

RSD 2020: How will it Work? So...the world is certainly much different than it was only a few short months ago.  We were all looking forward to Record Store Day back in April, but the world had different plans.  Record Store Day has regrouped and…

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Vinyl Views: Week of 7-13-20

VINYL VIEWS: WEEK OF 7/13/20 Vinyl Views is our new weekly blog where we feature album recommendations from our store team (Shayne and Jaxon), and reveal picks from guest contributors. This week's contributor is Kelly Pink-O.  Kelly is a former DJ and long-time friend of…

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Vinyl Views: Week of 7-06-20

VINYL VIEWS: WEEK OF 7/6/20 Vinyl Views is our new weekly blog where we feature album recommendations from our store team (Shayne and Jaxon), and reveal picks from guest contributors. This week's contributor is Max DiFrisco.  Max in a School of Rock Oak Park alum…

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Vinyl Views: Week of 6-29-20

VINYL VIEWS: WEEK OF 6/29/20 Vinyl Views is our new weekly blog where we feature album recommendations from our store team (Shayne and Jaxon), and reveal picks from guest contributors. This week's contributors are our good friends and founders of Kinslahger Brewing Company - Keith,…

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Vinyl Views: Week of 6-22-20

VINYL VIEWS: WEEK OF 6/22/20 Vinyl Views is our new weekly blog where we feature album recommendations from our store team (Shayne and Jaxon), and reveal picks from guest contributors. This week's contributor is the amazing Teddy Rankin-Parker.  Scroll down to read this week's album…

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Vinyl Views: Week of 6-15-20

VINYL VIEWS: WEEK OF 6-15-20 Vinyl Views is our new weekly blog where we feature album recommendations from our store team (Shayne and Jaxon), and reveal picks from guest contributors. This week's contributors are the members of Monday Night Vinyl.  Scroll down to read this…

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The Store is Open! (safely)

The Store is Open! (safely) We are soooo excited to be open again and see our old friends and make some new ones! New Safety Precautions While we are excited to be back, we are also making sure to create the safest environment possible.  All…

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Vinyl Views: Week of 6-01-20

VINYL VIEWS: WEEK OF 06-01-20 Vinyl Views is our new weekly blog where we feature album recommendations from our store team (Shayne and Jaxon), and reveal picks from guest contributors. This week's contributor is Will Duncan.  Scroll down to read this week's album picks from…

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Vinyl Views: Week of 5-25-20

VINYL VIEWS: WEEK OF 5-25-20 Vinyl Views is our new weekly blog where we feature album recommendations from our store team (Shayne and Jaxon), and reveal picks from guest contributors. This week's contributor is Chris Connelly.  Scroll down to read this week's album picks from…

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