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Read more of the article: "How to access arts and culture during COVID-19"

How to access arts and culture during COVID-19

Posted 10 days ago in Trending, Arts and Culture

11 MIN READ – While Chicagoans stay at home to slow the spread of COVID-19, it is becoming increasingly clear that while physical distancing is necessary, social connection is more...

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop's Public Art Guide"

Chicago Loop's Public Art Guide

Posted 20 days ago in Arts and Culture, Trending

2 MIN READ - Like an outdoor museum, the Chicago Loop is host to a stellar public art collection. It’s no surprise the arts in the Loop is a major...

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Read more of the article: "Tips and tricks to save on theater tickets"

Tips and tricks to save on theater tickets

Posted 30 days ago in Trending, Things to Do, Arts and Culture

3 MIN READ – The Chicago Loop’s much-beloved Theatre District is the second largest in the country and offers everything an arts and culture lover could hope to see—plays, musicals,...

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Read more of the article: "Broadway In Chicago Announces Casting for Once Upon a One More Time"

Broadway In Chicago Announces Casting for Once Upon a One More Time

Posted 31 days ago in Arts and Culture, Trending

1 MIN READ - Once Upon A One More Time begins previews at Broadway In Chicago’s James M. Nederlander Theatre (24 W. Randolph Street) on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, with...

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Read more of the article: "Art on theMart Announces Spring 2020 Program"

Art on theMart Announces Spring 2020 Program

Posted 31 days ago in Trending, Arts and Culture, Things to Do, Landmarks

4 MIN READ - Art on theMART, the largest permanent art projection in the world, returns April 1 to illuminate the river-façade of the historic landmark theMART (formerly Merchandise Mart)....

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Read more of the article: "SAIC Announces New Home for Its Iconic Galleries in Chicago's Loop"

SAIC Announces New Home for Its Iconic Galleries in Chicago's Loop

Posted 35 days ago in Landmarks, Arts and Culture

2 MIN READ–The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, announced that the School will bring together students, faculty, staff, and...

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Read more of the article: "Lyric Opera Announces 2020-2021 season"

Lyric Opera Announces 2020-2021 season

Posted 44 days ago in Trending, Music, Arts and Culture

1 MIN READ -- Lyric Opera announced its 2020-2021 season, with highlights like Puccini's Tosca and Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, as well as buzzy newer works like the North American premiere of Sir...

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Symphony Orchestra Announces 2020-2021 season"

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Announces 2020-2021 season

Posted 57 days ago in Trending, Music, Arts and Culture

2 MIN READ – Riccardo Muti, Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO), and Jeff Alexander, President of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA), announce programming for the CSO...

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Read more of the article: "Plan a Romantic Valentine's Day in the Loop"

Plan a Romantic Valentine's Day in the Loop

Posted 2 months ago in Trending, Eat & Drink, Arts and Culture

8 MIN READ - Love is always in the air downtown in the Loop, but that’s especially true at Valentine’s Day. Whether you want to keep things casual or treat...

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop Alliance Joins in Celebrating 2020 as the Year Of Chicago Music"

Chicago Loop Alliance Joins in Celebrating 2020 as the Year Of Chicago Music

Posted 2 months ago in Trending, Music, Arts and Culture

1 MIN READ - The City of Chicago has designated 2020 the Year of Chicago Music, and just like the Year of Chicago Theatre (2019), Year of Creative Youth (2018), and...

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