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

Maxwell Street Market
800 S. Desplaines St.
Chicago, IL 60607

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Happy Hauntings
Chicago Cultural Center
Oct. 23-26, 2014

Happy Hauntings Chicago Cultural Center Oct. 23-26, 2014

Chicago Artists Month
Various Locations
Sept. 27-Oct. 31, 2014

Chicago Artists Month

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)

Oct 17, 2014 Chicago Wins Grant to Support Farmers Markets in Food Deserts
Oct 17, 2014 Taste of Chicago Attracts 1.1 million, Generates $5.46 million
Oct 10, 2014 “SpinOff” Returns For A Second Year November 7-22
Oct 6, 2014 Happy Hauntings at Chicago Cultural Center offers a new home for the City Of Chicago’s Halloween Festival, October 23-26
Oct 3, 2014 City of Chicago Announces Fall Food Truck Rally
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