Short-Cuts: A New Pop-Up Art Experience to Activate Chicago’s Pedway
Chicago Loop Alliance will introduce Short-Cuts as its new placemaking initiative this season.
BrightView Finds, Transports, and Installs Chicago Christmas Tree
It just wouldn’t be the winter holidays in Chicago without the city’s iconic Christmas Tree.
Chicago Loop Alliance’s Placemaking Initiatives Revered at IDA Conference
Chicago Loop Alliance’s placemaking efforts recognized as an “immersive urban experience and a best practice of how to create mini destinations.”
Introducing Free Write Sound & Vision: Bringing sound with a mission to ACTIVATE
All season long, thousands of workers, residents, and visitors in the Loop have enjoyed live music and DJs at Chicago Loop Alliance’s ACTIVATE series. What those ACTIVATE attendees may not...
ACTIVATE Celebrates Chicago’s House Music Legacy
As a placemaking pop-up art program, ACTIVATE encourages people to see the Loop anew. And it didn’t fail to deliver at A.K.A. Power House as it transformed Garland Court into...
Introducing Party Noire: Producing ‘ACTIVATE: A.K.A. Power House’
Party Noire, an inclusive cultural hub celebrating Black femmes, queer women of color and Black womynhood along the gender spectrum, is joining Canvas Chicago in co-producing "ACTIVATE: A.K.A. Power House”...
Introducing Vincent Naples Curating ‘ACTIVATE TunnelVision’ as DreamBait
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.
ACTIVATE Artist’s Corner Hot Kitchen
Tell me about Hot Kitchen – what do you do, and how and when did the collective form?Katelyn Douglass: We formed in 2016, and are a theatre and performance group made up...
Introducing Canvas Chicago: Curators of ACTIVATE 2018
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,”...