[Skip to Content]

In the Loop

Discover the Chicago Loop through stories told by locals and travelers.

Loading

Read more of the article: "Short-Cuts: A New Pop-Up Art Experience to Activate Chicago’s Pedway"

Short-Cuts: A New Pop-Up Art Experience to Activate Chicago’s Pedway

Posted 26 days ago in Activate, Fun for Free

Chicago Loop Alliance will introduce Short-Cuts as its new placemaking initiative this season.

Read More of the article: "Short-Cuts: A New Pop-Up Art Experience to Activate Chicago’s Pedway"

Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop Alliance’s Placemaking Initiatives Revered at IDA Conference"

Chicago Loop Alliance’s Placemaking Initiatives Revered at IDA Conference

Posted 34 days ago in Activate

Chicago Loop Alliance’s placemaking efforts recognized as an “immersive urban experience and a best practice of how to create mini destinations.”

Read More of the article: "Chicago Loop Alliance’s Placemaking Initiatives Revered at IDA Conference"

Read more of the article: "Introducing Free Write Sound & Vision: Bringing sound with a mission to ACTIVATE"

Introducing Free Write Sound & Vision: Bringing sound with a mission to ACTIVATE

Posted 3 months ago in Activate

All season long, thousands of workers, residents, and visitors in the Loop have enjoyed live music and DJs at Chicago Loop Alliance’s ACTIVATE series. What those ACTIVATE attendees may not...

Read More of the article: "Introducing Free Write Sound & Vision: Bringing sound with a mission to ACTIVATE"

Read more of the article: "ACTIVATE Creates a ‘Sense of Place from Space’"

ACTIVATE Creates a ‘Sense of Place from Space’

Posted 4 months ago in Activate

A crowd gathered on a beautiful Thursday evening for another art and placemaking extravaganza in an alley tucked away by the Sullivan Center on Monroe Street. Under the theme TunnelVision, curated...

Read More of the article: "ACTIVATE Creates a ‘Sense of Place from Space’"

Read more of the article: "ACTIVATE Celebrates Chicago’s House Music Legacy"

ACTIVATE Celebrates Chicago’s House Music Legacy

Posted 4 months ago in Activate

As a placemaking pop-up art program, ACTIVATE encourages people to see the Loop anew. And it didn’t fail to deliver at A.K.A. Power House as it transformed Garland Court into...

Read More of the article: "ACTIVATE Celebrates Chicago’s House Music Legacy"

Read more of the article: "Introducing Vincent Naples Curating ‘ACTIVATE TunnelVision’ as DreamBait"

Introducing Vincent Naples Curating ‘ACTIVATE TunnelVision’ as DreamBait

Posted 6 months ago in Activate, Arts and Culture, Family Friendly

Vincent Naples, who is curating “ACTIVATE: TunnelVision” under the project name DreamBait, will be lighting up the Sullivan Center alley with projections and other digital media on July 12.

Read More of the article: "Introducing Vincent Naples Curating ‘ACTIVATE TunnelVision’ as DreamBait"

Read more of the article: "ACTIVATE Artist’s Corner Hot Kitchen"

ACTIVATE Artist’s Corner Hot Kitchen

Posted 7 months ago in Activate

Tell me about Hot Kitchen – what do you do, and how and when did the collective form?Katelyn Douglass: We formed in 2016, and are a theatre and performance group made up...

Read More of the article: "ACTIVATE Artist’s Corner Hot Kitchen"

Read more of the article: "Introducing Canvas Chicago: Curators of ACTIVATE 2018"

Introducing Canvas Chicago: Curators of ACTIVATE 2018

Posted 7 months ago in Activate, Arts and Culture

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,”...

Read More of the article: "Introducing Canvas Chicago: Curators of ACTIVATE 2018"