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For the thousands of individuals engaged the arts, from music and theater to visual arts, filmmaking and other forms, the City of Chicago offers cultural grants, technical and career development assistance, opportunities to perform at festivals, exhibit or create artworks, and information about filmmaking in Chicago and other topics.

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Jan 19,2016 Present Standard at the Chicago Cultural Center January 30 – April 24, 2016
Jan 08,2016 Chicago Launches Venue Licensing Toolkit for Businesses Interested In Showcasing Live Music, Theater and Other Performing Arts
Nov 06,2015 “IncentOvate” Grants Help Chicago’s Cultural Institutions Create New Arts Experiences For The Public
Nov 03,2015 Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Announces 2016 Dates
Sep 23,2015 Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Announces Individual Artist Grants; Applications Open October 5

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