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78 E. Washington St., 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602

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Chicago, IL 60607

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The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is dedicated to enriching Chicago’s artistic vitality and cultural vibrancy. This includes fostering the development of Chicago’s non-profit arts sector, independent working artists and for-profit arts businesses; providing a framework to guide the City’s future cultural and economic growth, via the 2012 Chicago Cultural Plan; marketing the City’s cultural assets to a worldwide audience; and presenting high-quality, free and affordable cultural programs for residents and visitors.

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Low Alert Dec 5, 2013 Cultural Advisory Council Meeting Schedule for 2014

Most Recent News (Cultural Affairs and Special Events)

Dec 5, 2014 Lake FX Summit + Expo
Nov 25, 2014 OnEdge offers Experimental Theater and Dance January 16 – February 1
Nov 16, 2014 Dance-Along Nutcracker®
Nov 7, 2014 New “IncentOvate” grants help Chicago’s cultural institutions create new arts experiences for the public
Nov 5, 2014 Millennium Park’s McCormick Tribune Ice Rink opens Friday, November 14
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