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Introducing Canvas Chicago: Curators of ACTIVATE 2018

For the first time ever, Chicago Loop Alliance is teaming up with one curatorial team for the entire ACTIVATE season. Get to know the people behind Canvas Chicago, who under the 2018 theme, “(EVO)lution,” will be transforming unexpected places in the Loop into creative exhibition spaces that bring artists and the public together for an evening of exploration, interaction and celebration of the arts.

Swanky Rooftop Bars in the Chicago Loop

As warmer weather rolls in, rooftop bar hopping season is in full swing. Take your weekend or after work plans to a whole new level (literally) at one of Chicago Loop’s finest rooftop bars.

8 Must-See Shows in the Chicago Loop

It’s May, and summer is tiptoeing nearer. While we are all excited about the long-awaited warm weather to enjoy the outdoors, let’s not forget about the exhilarating shows that attract millions of people to enjoy the pinnacle of live entertainment in the heart of the Chicago Loop.

Pop-Up Bookstore to Open in Block 37 to Support Chicago Public Schools

Book worms rejoice! Carpe Librum, a new pop-up bookstore, is coming to Block 37 this summer. Thousands of gently used books, CDS, and DVDs all priced at $1- $4 will be available in the pedway level of Block 37 at 108 N. State Street starting May 30.

Artist's Corner: Anthony Lewellen

Local artist Anthony Lewellen is the mastermind behind the newest art installation in the Hard Rock Alley for this week’s ACTIVATE. Before you head over to “SMELL” what we’ve cooked up this Thursday, find out a little bit more about Anthony and his work.

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