Under The Picasso Monthly Schedule

Daley Center, 50 W. Washington St. • FREE Cultural Programs Year-Round

Performances Begin at 12 Noon


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.

(schedule is subject to change)


Wednesday, August 1

D.J. Kenny Experience

Come out and join us and DJ Kenny, for a lunchtime medley of Prince Purple Rain music on the Chicago Daley Plaza.


Thursday, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Chicago City Markets presented by COUNTRY Financial®

Daley Plaza Farmers Market Opens (7am-3pm)

Stop by the longest running Chicago City Market for fresh seasonal produce, flowers, prepared foods and more. The Chicago City Markets are presented by COUNTRY Financial®, the City of Chicago encourages everyone to visit Daley Plaza or their neighborhood market this season to shop local and shop fresh. A complete list of city-run markets, along with dates and times are listed at chicagocitymarkets.us


Thursday, August 2

65th Anniversary of Korean War Commemoration

Enjoy traditional dance and music celebrating the 65th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice.


Friday, August 3

Queens of House

Enjoy a group of talented female DJs playing house music for a lunchtime dance.


Tuesday, August 7

National Steppers Society

Gotta get your groove on! Join the National Stepper’s Society for a lunchtime dance hour.


Wednesday, August 8

Chosen Few

Join Chicago’s Chosen Few DJs at a lunchtime dance party celebrating Chicago’s House Music legacy.


Monday, August 13

Independence Day of India

Join Chicago’s Indian community to celebrate their 72nd independence Day. 


Tuesday, August 14

Consulate General of Pakistan

A special flag raising and program followed by a musical performance by children.


Wednesday, August 15

Federation of Indian Association (FIA) Chicago

A special flag raising to celebrate India’s Independence Day with a Flag hoisting and cultural dance presentations.


Friday, August 17 - Flag Raising

Indonesian American Community

Special flag raising.


Monday, August 20

The Ninja Show

A showcase hosted by George Ivey and Bruce Kelly featuring dance and music performances.


Wednesday, August 22

Toni Shelton Productions

A showcase of premier female DJs celebrating their contributions to the House Music/Dance community in Chicago.


Friday, August 24

Ukrainian Independence

Celebration commemorating the 27th anniversary of the renewal of Ukraine’s independence.


Tuesday, August 28


Enjoy House Music featuring Travis McDaniel.


Wednesday, August 29

Rico As Michael Jackson

Enjoy a musical celebration marking the 60th birthday of Michael Jackson.


Friday, August 31

Malaysian Flag Raising

Flag raising to celebrate the Independence Day of Malaysia.



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