Music, Art to Flourish at Ryerson

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Byline: Russell Lissau Daily Herald Staff Writer

Art and music lovers will come together this summer for a series of exhibits and performances at the Ryerson Conservation Area near Deerfield.

The Sights & Sounds at Ryerson Woods celebration, which actually began Sunday, continues Saturday with four activities.

First up is a performance of Native American songs, dances and music by Robert "Tree" Cody that's designed for children. It's scheduled for 1:30 p.m.

At 5 p.m., celebrate the opening of an exhibition of Oak Park painter Marianne Kinzer's work. Called "Imagining the Prairie," the exhibit will run through July 10.

A presentation about prairies called "Prairies: A Parade of Colors and Sounds" is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Finally, Cody will perform American Indian flute music and dance at 7:15 p.m.

The next events are scheduled for July 17. At 5 p.m., an exhibition of artist Maureen Bardusk's stitched fabric paintings opens with a reception. …