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Join us Thursday August 18, 2016 through Sunday August 21, 2016 at Wizard World Comic Con Chicago.
Wear your best cosplay, round up your
crew, and see the stars from your favorite shows and films. Featuring
appearances by Charlie Cox and Rosario Dawson from Daredevil, WWE® Superstars John Cena® and Sasha Banks™, Carrie Fisher “Princess Leia” from Star Wars, Sebastian Stan from Captain America, and many many more!
Rosario Dawson VIP Experience
Meet Rosario Dawson “Claire Temple” from Daredevil.
VIP Experience Includes:
4-day VIP Admission
30-Minute Early Entry On Saturday And Sunday
Exclusive Swag And Merchandise
Photo Op & Autograph
2 Guaranteed Tickets for the Daredevil Q&A Panel on Saturday
College of DuPage Dance Department will present its second annual
Choreographers Showcase at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, in the Playhouse
Theatre at the McAninch Arts Center at the Glen Ellyn campus, 425 Fawell
Eight choreographers were chosen from a highly competitive group of
submissions. Artists include Hayley Ader, Francesca Baron, Paige Deets,
Taylor Mitchell, Joe Musiel, Sarah Olson, Selena Robinson and Amy Szabo.
Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three scorers, based on
creativity and originality. In addition, one participating choreographer
may also be chosen to serve as a featured guest at a COD Dance Showcase
in the 2016-2017 academic year. One or more selected choreographers may
also be offered a $1,000 stipend to choreograph a new work for a
student performance. Click here
for more information on the choreographers.
Prior to the showcase, COD dance students will perform an opening
piece created in collaboration with instructor Jon Sloven who will also
provide a post-show talk, giving audience members an opportunity to
interact with the eight featured choreographers.
Tickets for the Aug. 6 Choreographers Showcase are $15. For more
information, please call the MAC Ticket office at (630) 942-4000 or
COLLEGE OF DUPAGE, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137 United States
Paintings, Photography, Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, and More!
Amy and Lindsey Q and A
Southport Art Festival TV Commercial
place this weekend, July 16-17 from 10am-5pm, the Southport Art
festival will showcase the work of more than 100 of the city's most
diverse artists who work in a variety of mediums, including oil,
acrylic, watercolor, jewelry, sculpture, photography, glass and mixed
media. Attendees can look forward to seeing Chicago-based standout
artists, edgy photographers and abstract painters. In addition to
supporting the arts and viewing incredible artwork that is available for
purchase, festival guests also will have the opportunity, through live
art demonstrations and booth chats to speak one-on-one with the artists.
New this year the festival will be FREE to attend. That's right free!
live music performances by, Artist and Musician David Dallison, tasty
treats from restaurants in the Southport Corridor area will be serving
up summer favorites and interactive art-filled experiences. The
Southport Art Festival creates a creative spirit into Chicago's fun,
funky and hip Southport Corridor.
Southport Art Festival benefits the Southport Neighbors Association.
Since 1988, Southport Neighbors Association (SNA) has represented the
residents and businesses of the unique and energetic neighborhood, in
the heart of Lakeview. Southport Art Festival is produced and managed by StarEvents in partner with Amdur Productions.
Kids and Family Activities:
head-turning tunes and palate-pleasing cuisine. Children can also enjoy
the youth art tent where they will be able to make clay masterpieces,
color art themed coloring pages to take home. There will also be a kids
carnival taking place at the festival as well, where kids can go on
rides and play carnival games.
Art Festival is not just your average art festival. It is very much so a
neighborhood community event. With participating Southport community
members taking part in the festival as well.
From the Southport Community:
School located in the Southport neighborhood will be representing the
neighborhood with an arts and crafts booth and selling penny The Blaine School
WHERE: Low-Line Plaza (beneath the Southport Brown Line CTA Station auxiliary exit); just north of Southport and Roscoe.
WHO/WHAT: The Lakeview Chamber of Commerce, sole service provider for Special Service Area. Attendees are invited to play lawn games and watch-or lend a hand-as local street artists create murals on giant canvases beneath the tracks. Murals will remain up through the weekend in conjunction with the Southport Art Festival (July 16 & 17, 10 am - 5 pm)!
Featured Artists who will be on-site include:
Bunny XLV (www.instagram.com/bunnyxlv)
Curated by Stuart Hall
Want a chance to take a FIAT® vehicle for a spin?
Experience the iconic Italian style
of the FIAT brand with the Fiat Ride & Drive Tour stop at Southport
Art & Music Festival.
Those interested in taking a test drive must register on
site. Participants will receive a photo souvenir and scoop up a FIAT
t-shirt from the FIAT Gelato Bar while supplies last.
Registered participants may also enter the 2016 FCA US LLC sweepstakes for a chance to win $45,000 towards a new FCA vehicle.
Browse and Buy from amazing talented artists
This year at the festivals Amdur Productions has started a new
charity initiative called the Green Ribbon Project. The project
connects the festival with an important cause and aims to stimulate art
buying at the festival. Participating artists put a green ribbon on a
piece of their choice in their booth and when the piece is sold the
artist agrees to give 10% of the proceeds to the Spinal Cord Association
of Illinois, which is the dedicated charity for the Chicago Botanic
Garden Art Festival. Founded in
1979, the mission of the Spinal Cord Injury Association of Illinois
(SCIA) is to serve as a comprehensive resource center for individuals
who have been personally affected by paralysis, those working in related
fields, and other interested persons. The mission also includes
working to prevent new injuries from happening. SCIA seeks
to fulfill this mission through a combination of services including
Information and Referral, Peer Support, Education and Injury Prevention.
The Southport Art Festival is Located at 3733 N. Southport Ave. Chicago, Illinois 60613