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Download the Daley Plaza Performance Application.

 

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Under The Picasso Monthly Schedule

Daley Plaza Farmers Market

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events presents FREE cultural programs year round weekdays at Noon at the Daley Civic Center located at 50 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602.

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

 

Monday, August 1

26th Annual African Festival of the Arts

Africa International House USA, Inc. preview of the 27th Annual African Festival of the Arts showcasing African drumming, fashions, African Arts & Crafts and more.

 

Tuesday, August 2

National Steppers Society

Join the National Steppers Society for a lunchtime steppers party.

 

Wednesday, August 3

The Chosen Few

Lunchtime dance party featuring Chicago’s Chosen Few DJs

 

Green onions at the Daley Plaza Farmers Market

Thursday, August 4, 11, 18 & 25

Chicago Farmers Market

Join us for the freshest produce of the season at the Daley Plaza Farmers Market presented by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and COUNTRY Financial. Visit the market located on Daley Plaza every Thursday from May to October. Hours are: 7am to 3pm.

 

Friday, August 5

Barristers Big Band

Enjoy music during the lunch hour with a concert by the Barrister Big Band.

 

Monday, August 8

Dance Celebration with Toni Shelton

Join Toni Shelton aka Queen of House Music for a lunchtime dance party.

 

Tuesday, August 9

First Cry of Independence in Latin America

Colonia De Cotopaxi – Ecuador celebrates their Independence Day with a flag raising ceremony and programming that includes Folkloric music.

 

Wednesday, August 10

Kidney Action Day   11am

The American Kidney Fund and the CDPH (Chicago Dept. of Public Health) will raise awareness of chronic kidney disease and it’s risk factors with fitness demonstrations, health screenings and entertainment.

 

Friday, August 12

Pakistan Independence Day/Flag Hoisting

The Consulate General of Pakistan will celebrate the Independence of Pakistan with kids performances, live music, dance and more.

 

Monday, August 15–19   9am–5pm

International Art Festival Under the Picasso

The International Art Festival Under the Picasso will offer diversity and international flavor from around the world with art, entertainment and exotic goods. For more information visit: chicagoartfest.com

 

Monday, August 15

India Independence Day Flag Hoisting Ceremony   8:30am-12pm

The Consulate General of India-Chicago will celebrate their Independence with a flag rainsing ceremony followed by a speaking program and cultural entertainment.

 

Wednesday, August 17

Indonesian Independence Day   9am–9:30am

The Indonesian American Community of Illinois will celebrate their Independence Day with a flag raising ceremony.

 

Thursday, August 18

Falun Dafa Exercise Performance

Mid-USA Falun Dafa Association showcases a brief introduction of self-cultivation Falun Dafa and exercise demonstration.

 

Tuesday, August 23

Ukrainian Independence/Flag Raising

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

 

Monday, August 29

Dance Music Authority Magazine & Mother Diva Show Promotions Presents

Michael "Jack: The House Music Tribute King Of Pop Marries House Music Birthday Showcase

Come join us on your lunch break for what would have been The King Of Pop's 58th Birthday as we celebrate the 25th Anniversary Of The Dangerous Album

Featuring Hot Mj House Music Remixes

Produced & Hosted By Valencia "Mother Diva" Dantzler The Madam Ambassador Of House Music

Sound & Equipment Provided By Eric Bell

 

Wednesday, August 31

Malaysian Independence Day 12-1pm

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