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Feb 14, 2017 Chicago Gospel Music Festival Preview Events Offer Opportunities For Artists


Jan 27, 2017 Chicago’s Third-Annual Lake FX CreativeCon Features Keynote by Music and Entertainment Executive Kevin Liles


Jan 24, 2017 Chicago Blues Festival Moves to Millennium Park – Chicago's Premier Outdoor Music Venue – And Celebrates the Influence of Urban Blues on Rock, R&B, Rap and Hip-Hop


Jan 7, 2017 Mayor Emanuel Joins Community at The 606 for Unveiling of Turning Sky and Second-Annual Walk with Light event


Dec 20, 2016 Chicago Cultural Center to Host Free Family Performances as Part of the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival January 20–22, 2017


Dec 19, 2016 “IncentOvate” Grants Help Chicago’s Cultural Institutions Create Innovative New Arts Experiences For The Public


Dec 13, 2016 Fourth Annual “OnEdge” Series Spotlights Genre-Defying Experimental Live Performance


Dec 7, 2016 Juicebox offers Free Family Fun in 2017 at the Chicago Cultural Center and Garfield Park Conservatory


Nov 10, 2016 City of Chicago Completes Restoration of George Washington Monument at 51st St. & Martin Luther King Dr.


Nov 9, 2016 Stomp, Rudolph and Santa to Headline Chicago’s Christmas Tree Lighting


Nov 7, 2016 Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Announces 2017 Program Dates


Nov 3, 2016 Chicago's 2016 Christmas Tree - 69 Foot Norway Spruce from Wauconda, Illinois


Oct 24, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Designates 2017 As The “Year Of Public Art” In Chicago, Providing $1.5 Million for Artists and Neighborhood Art Projects


Oct 21, 2016 Chicago Film Office Announces Independent Film Initiative Filmmaker In Residence Daniel Nearing


Oct 20, 2016 Chicago-Based Marching Band and Performance Art Troupe Headlines Free Family Fun Fest on the Chicago Riverwalk


Oct 18, 2016 Millennium Park Events Top Chicago’s Wish List For Free Fun This Holiday Season


Oct 12, 2016 Chicago Cultural Center Artists In Residence and Curatorial Residency Awards Encourage Development of Diverse Arts Projects


Oct 4, 2016 Millennium Park’s McCormick Tribune Ice Rink Opens Friday, November 18


Sep 30, 2016 The City of Chicago is Looking for the Perfect Christmas Tree


Sep 20, 2016 “Wired Fridays” DJ Dance Party Series adds a side of Shake and Groove to your Lunchbreak at the Chicago Cultural Center