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Lyric Opera and Joffrey Ballet announce their 2021-22 seasons

Posted 15 months ago in Trending, Arts and Culture

3 MIN READ – On May 19, two of the Loop’s biggest arts and culture players announced their 2021-22 seasons after more than a year of no live, in-person performances. Lyric…

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Read more of the article: "Broadway in Chicago announces "Paradise Square" pre-Broadway debut"

Broadway in Chicago announces "Paradise Square" pre-Broadway debut

Posted 15 months ago in Trending, Arts and Culture

4 MIN READ – Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce the Pre-Broadway Premiere of Paradise Square. This bold and uncompromising new musical, which examines a remarkable yet virtually unknown moment in American…

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Read more of the article: "Lyric Opera announces film version of sold out drive-through performance"

Lyric Opera announces film version of sold out drive-through performance

Posted 17 months ago in Trending, Arts and Culture

1 MIN READ – Lyric Opera is excited to announce that a produced film of Twilight: Gods, the radical reimagining of the final chapter of Wagner's epic Ring cycle, will be made available…

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Read more of the article: "Art on theMart reveals new projections in spring 2021 program"

Art on theMart reveals new projections in spring 2021 program

Posted 17 months ago in Trending, Arts and Culture

2 MIN READ - Art on theMART is back this spring. In collaboration with the Adler Planetarium, Chicago Public Schools, and the Art Institute of Chicago. The 2021 program features…

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Read more of the article: "Goodman Theatre unveils free streaming series, ‘Encore’"

Goodman Theatre unveils free streaming series, ‘Encore’

Posted 17 months ago in Arts and Culture

4 MIN READ – Experience four acclaimed Goodman Theatre productions from the comfort of your home with Encore—a new series of free, on-demand video streams available for a limited time, March 15…

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Read more of the article: "What's open in the Loop?"

What's open in the Loop?

Posted 19 months ago in Trending, Arts and Culture, Restaurants and Dining

As regulations and guidelines continue to change, find out which establishments are open in the Loop. From restaurants to retailers and outdoor fun, there’s a lot you can enjoy safely…

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Read more of the article: "EQ Office brings interactive art installation to facade of Willis Tower"

EQ Office brings interactive art installation to facade of Willis Tower

Posted 19 months ago in Arts and Culture

3 MIN READ – On Tuesday, January 12, EQ Office revealed Atmospheric wave wall, a new cultural landmark created by globally acclaimed artist Olafur Eliasson. The first public art installation in…

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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 23 months ago in Trending, Arts and Culture

11 MIN READ – While Chicagoans continue to avoid large gatherings to slow the spread of COVID-19, it is clear that while physical distancing is necessary, social connection is more…

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Read more of the article: "How one statue changed public art in the Loop forever"

How one statue changed public art in the Loop forever

Posted 2 years ago in Then and Now, Arts and Culture, Trending

The Chicago Picasso in Daley Plaza may be the strangest of the Loop’s many artistic landmarks. Over 50 years ago, on May 25, 1967, ground was being broken on the iconic Loop fixture,…

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Read more of the article: " 2020 ACTIVATE season canceled amid COVID-19 concerns"

2020 ACTIVATE season canceled amid COVID-19 concerns

Posted 2 years ago in Trending, Arts and Culture

2 MIN READ - Chicago Loop Alliance has canceled the 2020 season of ACTIVATE in response to COVID-19 concerns. This year would have marked the seventh season of the free…

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