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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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Alerts (Cultural Affairs and Special Events)

High Alert Aug 25, 2016 Agenda for Tuesday, September 6th Cultural Advisory Council Meeting
High Alert Aug 23, 2016 ChicagoMade Music A&R Auditions
High Alert Aug 11, 2016 Artists and Organization Residency Program (ARC) 2016-2017 Application
Low Alert Aug 17, 2016 Top 3 ways to ‘take flight’ this month
Low Alert Aug 11, 2016 Top 3 Summer Workouts

Most Recent News (Cultural Affairs and Special Events)

Aug 24, 2016 Millennium Park Audiences Pick Their Favorite Chicago-Made Film: The Dark Knight
Aug 18, 2016 Fourth Annual “SpinOff” Showcases Contemporary Dance Made in the Midwest October 28 – November 5
Aug 18, 2016 EXPO CHICAGO and the City of Chicago Announces OVERRIDE | A Billboard Project
Aug 16, 2016 Cindy Crawford, Fred Willard, Chester Gregory, Shemekia Copeland and Others will Shine a Light on Chicago’s Arts Scene at the Fifth Star Awards, September 14 in Millennium Park
Aug 10, 2016 Juicebox Goes Global with a Special Fall Season Kick-Off at World Music Festival Chicago on The 606, September 18
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