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Read more of the article: "5 MoCP Photos that Typify the Chicago Loop"

5 MoCP Photos that Typify the Chicago Loop

Posted 4 months ago

As the only museum in the region dedicated to the exhibition of photography, many works in the Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) at Columbia Chicago are emblematic of the Midwest,...

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Read more of the article: "ACTIVATE Celebrates Chicago’s House Music Legacy"

ACTIVATE Celebrates Chicago’s House Music Legacy

Posted 4 months ago in Activate

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...

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Architecture Center Teen Fellows Reimagine The Gateway"

Chicago Architecture Center Teen Fellows Reimagine The Gateway

Posted 4 months ago in Urban Condition

Summer might be a time of rest and relaxation for many Chicago Public Schools students, but the nine teenagers making up Chicago Architecture Center’s Teen Fellows program have chosen to...

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Read more of the article: "Introducing Party Noire: Producing ‘ACTIVATE: A.K.A. Power House’"

Introducing Party Noire: Producing ‘ACTIVATE: A.K.A. Power House’

Posted 4 months ago

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”...

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Read more of the article: "First-Time Chicago Visitor Guide"

First-Time Chicago Visitor Guide

Posted 5 months ago in Loop List

Welcome to Chicago, a city that rolls out the welcome mat and keeps you engaged throughout your stay. There is so much to see and do, and that can be...

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Read more of the article: "Burke, Blue Demons Celebrate Special Olympics"

Burke, Blue Demons Celebrate Special Olympics

Posted 5 months ago in Guest Blog

A global movement that impacts 5.3 million people in more than 170 countries reaches a crescendo this week at its Soldier Field birthplace.

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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 5 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: "Loop’s Essential Burgers"

Loop’s Essential Burgers

Posted 5 months ago in Eat & Drink, Loop List

At the heart of the Restaurant City of the Year, the Chicago Loop is home to a myriad of cuisines that can satisfy all your cravings. We are revered for our deep...

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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 6 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: "Spice Up Your Date Nights in the Loop"

Spice Up Your Date Nights in the Loop

Posted 6 months ago in Loop List

Summer in Chicago is that evanescent, magical season when the city is full of energy and love is in the air. Grabbing a drink might be fine for the first...

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