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

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800 S. Desplaines St.
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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Most Recent News (Cultural Affairs and Special Events)

Apr 23, 2015 Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Announces Upcoming Theater and Dance Schedule for Summer/Fall 2015
Apr 14, 2015 The 30th Chicago Gospel Music Festival Schedule Announced with Artists Celebrating Gospel Music’s Chicago Roots in Millennium Park May 29-31
Apr 13, 2015 Up, Up and Away! 17th Annual Chicago Kids and Kites Festival Returns to Lincoln Park/Montrose Harbor on May 2
Mar 24, 2015 Chicago Legend Buddy Guy will headline 32nd Annual Chicago Blues Festival
Mar 18, 2015 Lake FX Summit + Expo FREE Pre-Registration opens March 18 as Full Schedule is Announced
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