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Read more of the article: "Chicago Theatre Week: Great Performances at a Great Price"

Chicago Theatre Week: Great Performances at a Great Price

Posted 11 days ago in Arts and Culture

There’s never a better time to enjoy theatre in the Loop than during Chicago Theatre Week—especially in 2019 as the City of Chicago celebrates the Year of Chicago Theatre. From...

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Read more of the article: "Joffrey Ballet announces 2019-20 season"

Joffrey Ballet announces 2019-20 season

Posted 13 days ago in Arts and Culture

The Joffrey Ballet today announced another incredible season, featuring Chicago premieres as well as the return of favorites like "Don Quixote" and, of course, "The Nutcracker." Subscriber tickets are on...

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Read more of the article: "Lyric Opera Announces 2019-2020 Season"

Lyric Opera Announces 2019-2020 Season

Posted 24 days ago in Arts and Culture

Lyric Opera announced on January 24 its 2019-2020 season, with highlights like Rossini's The Barber of Seville and Puccini's Madama Butterfly, as well as three full performances of Wagner's Ring cycle.

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop Alliance Joins in Celebrating 2019 as the Year Of Chicago Theatre"

Chicago Loop Alliance Joins in Celebrating 2019 as the Year Of Chicago Theatre

Posted 30 days ago in Arts and Culture

The City of Chicago has designated 2019 the Year of Chicago Theatre, and just like the Year of Creative Youth (2018) and Year of Public Art (2017), Chicago Loop Alliance...

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Read more of the article: "Grant Park Music Festival 2019 Season Announced"

Grant Park Music Festival 2019 Season Announced

Posted 39 days ago in Arts and Culture

For its 85th season, the Grant Park Music Festival will bring classical music superstars and some of the canon’s most beloved repertoire to the Loop. Highlights include pianists Inon Barnatan,...

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Read more of the article: "Holiday Theatre in the Chicago Loop"

Holiday Theatre in the Chicago Loop

Posted 2 months ago in Arts and Culture

Gather the family, get in the yuletide spirit, and find the holiday show that’s right for you.

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Read more of the article: "Chicago-Themed Holiday Gifts"

Chicago-Themed Holiday Gifts

Posted 2 months ago in Arts and Culture

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but shopping for others can be daunting. From scouring the internet to hopping to crowded stores, you may be feeling “bah humbug”...

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Read more of the article: "Embarc Brings Experiential Learning to the Chicago Loop"

Embarc Brings Experiential Learning to the Chicago Loop

Posted 4 months ago in Arts and Culture

Embarc challenges students to exercise "collaboration, trust and persistence."

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Read more of the article: "Art on theMART to Light Up Chicago"

Art on theMART to Light Up Chicago

Posted 5 months ago in Arts and Culture

The Chicago Loop is home to some of the most famous large-scale art pieces in the world. In just a few days, Art on theMART, a curated series of digital...

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Read more of the article: "‘The Shape of Chicago: John Massey’s 1968 Banners Revisited’ takes over State Street"

‘The Shape of Chicago: John Massey’s 1968 Banners Revisited’ takes over State Street

Posted 7 months ago in Arts and Culture

Fifty years ago, downtown Chicago was brightened by a campaign of striking, graphic banners by celebrated Chicago designer John Massey. On Aug. 1, State Street between Ida B. Wells Drive...

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