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Thursday, March 16, 2017
DCASE Opportunities for Artists and Creative Professionals (Chicago,IL)
Professional Development Events
Lake FX CreativeCon
April 21 & 22, at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St.
Midwest's largest FREE conference for emerging artists and creatives,
the LakeFX CreativeCon will feature a keynote addresses by Kevin Liles,
co-founder of 300 Entertainment and CEO of KWL Management, in
conversation with Kevin Coval, and by comic book writer and artist Alex
Ross in conversation with Robert Milazzo. The event offers over 50
interactive workshops and discussion with arts leaders, a brand
development presentation by Google and access to one-on-one marketing,
legal, financial and career development advice. All events are open to
anyone working in (or aspiring to work in) creative fields like music,
theater, dance, art and design. Save the date now and visit lakefxchicago.us soon for upcoming announcements and schedule information.
Making a Chicago City Market Workshop: How to Bring Fresh Foods To Your Community
Beginner: March 25, 10am, at Avalon Park, 1215 E. 83rd St.
Advanced: April 25, 10am, atChicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St.
This first workshop will offer simple
tools, training and tips on how to start a successful outdoor market in
Chicago. The later April workshop will cover best practices and
operation issues for experienced market operators. More information at chicagofarmersmarkets.us.
ChicagoMade Music Collective: Gospel Music Edition
April 12, 6:30-8:30pm at Salvation Army Harbor Light Center, 825 N. Christiana St.
Join local music industry professionals and working musicians
for FREE series of networking events that combine a panel discussion on
an industry topic and a showcase performance by several local artists. This Gospel edition
of the series will bring together experts from the gospel music
industry to talk about the current trends in marketing and public
relations for gospel music artists, working musicians and music business
owners. Panelists include award-winning singer, songwriter and producer
Donald Lawrence; Cathy Carroll, senior director of promotion and
strategy at RCA Inspiration; and Dani Jackson, senior integrated
producer at Havas Chicago.
Calls For Artists
Chicago Jazz Festival Art Fair
Application Deadline is March 31, 2017
Known for its artistic creativity, the Chicago Jazz Festival
showcases FREE live performances by Chicago's vast jazz talent alongside
national and international artists. The event's Art Fair takes place
Friday, September 1, through Sunday, September 3, in Millennium Park's
Wrigley Square from 11am to 9:30pm. Application and guideline
information can be found at chicagojazzfestival.us.
Calls For Filmmakers
ChicagoMade Short Series
Application Deadline is March 31, 2017 The
Chicago Film Office is now accepting entries from local filmmakers for
the Chicago Made Short Series that screens one independent short film
prior to each feature screening of the Millennium Park Summer Film
Series, Tuesdays, June 13-August 29. Selected short films will screen
once to an audience of 8,000-10,000 and receive a screening fee of $250.
Chicago-based filmmakers are invited to submit original, entertaining
short films no longer than 8 minutes at chicagofilmoffice.us.
Calls For Musicians
Performance Applications Open for DCASE Festivals
Applications are open for some performance opportunitiesat DCASE festivals and venues. Please check cityofchicago.org/dcase for more information.
Calls For Arts Organizations & Creative Businesses
Call for Public Art Youth Corps Worksites
Informational Workshop: March 30, 4-6pm at the Chicago Cultural Center Application Deadline is May 15 Is your organization producing a public art project, program or exhibition the summer in honor of the Year of Public Art. Could you use some extra help to get the job done? Apply to host a Public Art Youth Corps
intern through Mayor Emanuel's One Summer Chicago Program. Youth
Interns may fulfill a variety of duties including administrative support
tasks as well as work directly with artists fabricating and installing
artwork. If interested, please join us for an informational workshop on
March 30 or visit onesummerchicago.org and click the companies/organizations icon.
Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, 78 E. Washington St., 4th Fl., Chicago, IL 60602