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

Chicago Loop's Public Art Guide

Posted 4 months ago in Arts and Culture

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: "Chicago Loop Alliance Shares Placemaking Expertise"

Chicago Loop Alliance Shares Placemaking Expertise

Posted 4 months ago in Arts and Culture

3 MIN READ - “The Chicago Loop Alliance's program was inspiring to hear about, and I look forward to referencing it as we pursue our own placemaking endeavors here in...

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Read more of the article: "4th of July in the Chicago Loop"

4th of July in the Chicago Loop

Posted 4 months ago in Arts and Culture, Trending

On Thursday, July 4, the Chicago Loop will be one of the best places to be to celebrate Independence Day. Kaleidoscopic fireworks and patriotic events salute our nation and celebrate...

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Read more of the article: "Celebrate Pride Month in the Chicago Loop"

Celebrate Pride Month in the Chicago Loop

Posted 5 months ago in Trending, Arts and Culture

It's Pride Month, which means members of the LGBTQ community’s members and allies from around the globe come together for Chicago’s massive celebration. While there's no shortage of festivity in...

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Read more of the article: "The Most Instagrammable Places in the Chicago Loop"

The Most Instagrammable Places in the Chicago Loop

Posted 5 months ago in Arts and Culture

We unearthed the most-Instagrammable places in the Chicago Loop to help you roll in the Instagram likes.

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Read more of the article: "Art on theMART Now Projects Seven Nights a Week"

Art on theMART Now Projects Seven Nights a Week

Posted 6 months ago in Arts and Culture, Trending

Need another sign that summer is here? Art on theMART, the largest permanent digital art projection in the world, will expand from five nights a week to seven nights a...

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Read more of the article: "‘Black Panther,’ ‘Wonder Woman,’ and more: Millennium Park Summer Film Series"

‘Black Panther,’ ‘Wonder Woman,’ and more: Millennium Park Summer Film Series

Posted 6 months ago in Trending, Arts and Culture

4 MIN READ - The City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events has announced the lineup for this year’s Millennium Park Summer Film Series, and there’s truly...

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Read more of the article: "Introducing ACTIVATE: Backstage Curators"

Introducing ACTIVATE: Backstage Curators

Posted 6 months ago in Arts and Culture, Trending

4 MIN READ – On April 4, Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) announced the 2019 ACTIVATE season, ACTIVATE: Backstage, a theme that aligns with the City of Chicago’s Year of Chicago...

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Read more of the article: "Must-See Spring Exhibitions in Chicago"

Must-See Spring Exhibitions in Chicago

Posted 6 months ago in Arts and Culture, Trending

2 MIN READ - Spring is here! While Chicagoans are dreaming about the promises of summer including ACTIVATE and summer music festivals, a fresh crop of exhibitions is sweeping the...

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Read more of the article: " Rock On at Chicago Loop’s Summer Music Festivals"

Rock On at Chicago Loop’s Summer Music Festivals

Posted 6 months ago in Trending, Arts and Culture

3 MIN READ - Summer in Chicago means you're guaranteed to one thing: summer music festivals—mostly free in the Loop. Maybe it’s the long-awaited warm weather or the city’s celebrated...

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