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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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Chicago SummerDance
Spirit of Music Garden • FREE
June 27-Sept. 14, 2014

Chicago SummerDance

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.

Alerts (Cultural Affairs and Special Events)

Severe Alert Aug 13, 2014 Individual Artist Grant Workshop for Musicians
Low Alert Dec 5, 2013 Cultural Advisory Council Meeting Schedule for 2014

Most Recent News (Cultural Affairs and Special Events)

Aug 19, 2014 Juicebox and Wired Fridays Return to the Chicago Cultural Center on October 3
Aug 19, 2014 From Sculpture to 50 Years of Film, from Chicago to Berlin, DCASE Fall/Winter Exhibitions are Free for all
Aug 19, 2014 The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announces its Fall Theater and Dance Schedule
Aug 13, 2014 City of Chicago to Honor Lou Conte, Richard Hunt, Ramsey Lewis, Lois Weisberg, The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University at Inaugural Fifth Star Awards, Sept. 17 at Millennium Park
Jul 31, 2014 16th Annual World Music Festival Chicago Returns September 11-21
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