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

Art on theMART to Light Up Chicago

Posted 23 days 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 3 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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Read more of the article: "Introducing Vincent Naples Curating ‘ACTIVATE TunnelVision’ as DreamBait"

Introducing Vincent Naples Curating ‘ACTIVATE TunnelVision’ as DreamBait

Posted 4 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.

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Read more of the article: "Must-Go Summer Music Fests in the Loop"

Must-Go Summer Music Fests in the Loop

Posted 5 months ago in Arts and Culture, Music

The sound of summer in Chicago is the sound of music festivals. Although Lollapalooza is the apex of its kind, there are plenty of other music fests in the Chicago Loop for...

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Read more of the article: "Lollapalooza 2018: Mark Your Calendar and Start Planning"

Lollapalooza 2018: Mark Your Calendar and Start Planning

Posted 5 months ago in Arts and Culture

Lollapalooza 2018, one of the most prolific music festivals, is upon us. It’s high time you got your plan together to enjoy four days of music, heat and huge crowds...

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

Introducing Canvas Chicago: Curators of ACTIVATE 2018

Posted 5 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,”...

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Read more of the article: "Artist's Corner: The Chicago Picasso"

Artist's Corner: The Chicago Picasso

Posted 5 years ago in Then and Now, Arts and Culture

The Chicago Picasso in Daley Plaza may be the strangest of the Loop’s many artistic landmarks. Despite the ongoing controversy surrounding its purpose and intent, the Picasso remains iconic of the City of...

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