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Under The Picasso - July & August Schedules

Chicago Farmers Market on Daley Plaza


The Daley Center is located at 50 W. Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60602

Performances begin @ 12 Noon (schedule is subject to change)

 

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

National Stepper’s Society

Join the National Stepper’s Society for a lunchtime stepper’s party.

 

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Summer Disco/Old School/ House Music Lunch Jam

Enjoy the sounds of a special disco/house music lunch mix on your break. Get your house-music work out on and be refreshed to continue your work day. For more information visit twitlonger.com/show/n_1s0ufhs

 

Thursday, July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31Fresh green onions for sale at the Daley Plaza Farmers Market, 2014

Farmers Market

Join us for the freshest produce of the season. Presented by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and COUNTRY Financial. Visit the Chicago Farmers Market located on Daley Plaza every Thursday from May to October. Hours are: 7am to 3pm. For more information, call the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events at 312-744-3316 or visit chicagofarmersmarket.us

 

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Irish Fest Preview

The Irish American Heritage Center (IAHC) will celebrate its’ upcoming Irish Fest, July 11-14 with a sneak preview at the Daley Plaza of music and dance.

 

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Gospel Music

Enjoy the sounds of an a cappella group from the Church of God as they perform soul stirring gospel music.

 

Friday, July 11, 2014

Barristers Big Band

The Barristers Big Band will perform music during the lunch time hour.

 

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

After School Matters Dance Program

Chicago teens from After School Matters perform a variety of dance routines.

 

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Chicago Park District Youth Boxing Program

Young Boxers representing the 20 Chicago Park District Youth Boxing, put on an exhibition in an actual boxing ring. Boxing instructors give pointers and work out with young boxers.

 

Thursday, July 17, 2014

After School Matters Vocal Arts Ensemble

Enjoy the sounds of Chicago teens from After School Matters Vocal Arts Ensemble.

 

Monday, July 21, 2014

Southport Performing Arts Conservatory

An Afternoon of music- students from Chicago’s Southport Performing Arts Conservatory perform a variety of music, popular dance and short theater series.

 Chicago Sidewalk Sale

Tuesday, July 22 and Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Chicago Sidewalk Sale 9am–3pm

The Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events presents a two-day shopping event featuring a runway show at Noon, on both days with the latest looks of the summer season from participating Chicago designers and local boutiques.

For more information visit fashionfocuschicago.org

 

Thursday, July 24, 2014

After School Matters Jazz Band

A jazz band comprised of Chicago’s high school students who have auditioned to participate in the After School Matters (ASM) summer music program.

 

Friday, July 25, 2014

Peruvian Festival

The Peruvian Arts Society presents a Cultural Festival presentation featuring, Peruvian Folklore Music & Dance that showcases their heritage and culture.

 

Monday, July 28, 2014

National Day –Flag Raising Ceremony 11:30am–12:15pm

The Consulate General of Peru celebrates the 193rd Anniversary of the National Independence of Peru.

 

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Choir Performance

The Louisiana Baptist All-State Youth Choir performs a lunch time concert of Christian music.

 

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Music Showcase

A music showcase filled with singing and dancing featuring JP the voice, Yemi Marie, A love, Micah, Brezzy and Anthony M.

 

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Cloggin

Kidz Clog & Cloggin’ Craze performs a very energetic and upbeat form of dance, Clogging. The cloggers, male and female, range in age from 8 yrs. to 70 yrs. and represent about 20 Chicago suburbs.

 

Friday, August 1, 2014

The McDance Company

Enjoy the dance moves from The McCarthy School of Dance as student show off their Irish Step Dance.

 

Monday, August 4, 2014

25th Annual African Festival of the Arts

Africa International House USA, Inc. will organize and host a one hour celebratory event in recognition of the 25th Anniversary of the African Festival of the Arts focused on the art and culture of the Africa Diaspora.

 

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

National Steppers Society

Join the National Steppers Society for a lunchtime steppers party.

 

Thursday, August 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2014

Chicago Farmers Market 7am to 3pm                     

Join us for the freshest produce of the season. Presented by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and COUNTRY Financial. Visit the Chicago Farmers Market located on Daley Plaza every Thursday from May to October.  For more information, call the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events at 312.744.3316 or visit website: chicagofarmersmarket.us

 

Friday, August 8, 2014

First Cry of Independence in Latin America

Colonia De Cotopaxi – Ecuador celebrates their Independence Day with a flag raising ceremony and program featuring Folkloric groups and singers.

 

Monday, August 11 to Friday, August 15, 2014

International Arts Festival Under the Picasso 9am to 5pm

The International Arts Festival is a culmination of various performing and creative artist and crafters from across the country and around the world. Artists from America, Africa, Asia, South America and Europe will be showcasing their talents and art in different forms. For more information visit: chicagoartfest.com or 312.493.6099.

 

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Indian Independence Day

The Associations of Indians in America (AIA) celebrate the Independence Day of India with cultural dances and awards ceremony.
 

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Pakistan Independence Day/Flag Hoisting

The Consulate General of Pakistan, celebrate the Independence of Pakistan with kids performances, live music, dance and a brief ceremony.

 

Friday, August 15, 2014

Flag Hoisting Ceremony 11:30am

The Federation of Indian Associations Chicago (FIA) will celebrate their Independence with a flag raising ceremony followed by a speaking program and cultural entertainment.

 

Wednesday, August 20, 2014                  

Centro American Civic Society/Our Culture in Chicago

Countries representing Central America and their representing queens will participate in a celebration featuring folklore music and dance performances.

 

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Jeff and Janis Music Around the World

A lunchtime performance showcasing music from various countries along with American classics and pop.

 

Friday, August 22, 2014                            

Ukrainian Independence/Flag Raising

The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America celebrates their Independence with a flag raising ceremony followed by a program featuring music and dance.

 

Monday, August 25, 2014                        

Uruguay’s Independence Day

The Consulate General of Uruguay in Chicago celebrates their Independence with a flag raising and wreath laying ceremony.

 

Wednesday, August 27, 2014                  

Kidney Action Day 10am to 2pm

The American Kidney Fund And the CDPH (Chicago Dept. of Public Health) raise awareness of Chronic Kidney Disease and risk factors. The event will feature food, fitness demos, health screenings and entertainment.

 

Friday, August 29, 2014                            

Malaysian  Independence Day

Malaysian Community celebrates their Independence Day with a flag raising ceremony and cultural entertainment.

 

PHOTO & VIDEO EXHIBIT              

August 22 - September 5, 2014

Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture

Baltic communities worldwide will mark the 70th year since thousands of refugees, or displaced persons, fled westward from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in the last months of WW II to escape the Nazi and Soviet occupation of their war-ravaged homelands.