Monday, February 04, 2019

DCASE News & Events - February 2019 (Chicago, IL.)



 
Chicago Deaprtment of Cultural Affairs & Special Events news & events  
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FEBRUARY 2019

Featured Events
2019 Year of Chicago Theatre









Cecil McDonald_ Jr._ In the Company of Black _Cecil McDonald_ Jr._ Harmonic Portico_ 2009_ Pigment print_









Monday, February 11, 6-8pm
Chicago Cultural Center
Celebrate the start of the Year of Chicago Theatre! This free-admission, building-wide celebration invites everyone - from the curious to seasoned theatre-goers - for an inspiring and surprising look at the "fearless soul" of our city - Chicago's theatre community. Part of Chicago Theatre Week happening February 7-17.
Through April 14
Chicago Cultural Center
Over the course of seven years, artist and educator Cecil McDonald, Jr. photographed people he describes as "extraordinarily ordinary," creating informal portraits of his African American friends and collaborators while referencing music, art, history and popular culture.
February Events
University of Chicago First Friday Lecture SeriesJabberwocky MarionettesLearning Lab Meet an Artist_ Arts of Life pictured
University of Chicago First Friday Lecture Series
February 1 
Chicago Cultural Center 
Chicago Cultural Center & Garfield Park Conservatory
Learning Lab Meet an Artist
February 1, 2, 9, 15, 16 & 23    
Chicago Cultural Center
ArtsSpace Michigan Avenue Galleries Exhibition OpeningsChinese New Year Lantern Festival CelebrationFurtive
Chicago Cultural Center  
Millennium Park 
Furtive
February 2-April 7
Chicago Cultural Center 
Forgotten FormsIn Good Companygoat island archive _ we have discovered the performance by making it
Forgotten Forms
February 2-April 7 
Chicago Cultural Center  
In Good Company
February 2-April 7     
Chicago Cultural Center 
goat island archive
Performance Space and Activations: February 2-June 23 
Chicago Cultural Center 
Chamber MondaysChinese New Year Kickoff Celebration
Through February 3
Chicago Cultural Center
Chamber Mondays
February 4 & 25
Chicago Cultural Center
Chinese New Year Kickoff Celebration
February 5 
Chicago Cultural Center  
Chicago Latino Film Festival Film Series_ The Bad Intentions picturedDame Myra Hess ConcertsCecil McDonald_ Jr._ In the Company of Black
Chicago Cultural Center
Dame Myra Hess Concerts
February 6, 13, 20 & 27 
Chicago Cultural Center
Skating Theme NightsFirst Blacks ChicagoJuicebox featuring Tunes with Tim
Skating Theme Nights
February 7 & 21
McCormick Tribune Ice Rink, Millennium Park 
Chicago Cultural Center
Juicebox featuring Tunes with Tim
February 15 & 16  
Chicago Cultural Center & Garfield Park Conservatory 
WTTW Saturday Film Series featuring Minding the GapArts _ Culture Docs Fest _ACDF_Panel Discussion with Chicago authors Stuart Dybek and Dominic Pacyga
Chicago Cultural Center
Arts & Culture Docs Fest (ACDF)
February 17
Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago Children_s Choir ConcertMarc MellitsJazz Institute of Chicago 50th Anniversary Listening Sessio
Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago Cultural Center 
Kaia String Quartet
Chicago Cultural Center 
Chicago Cultural Center
Through March 3
Expo 72, 72 E. Randolph 
Through March 10
Millennium Park
Chicago Cultural Center 
Hanging from the street poles along Wabash Ave. between Washington and Randolph Streets


City Gallery on the Historic Water Tower



Featured News
Taste of Chicago Taste of Chicago is Taking Reservations for this Summer's Festival!
Is your favorite Chicago food establishment represented at the world's largest free-admission food festival? If not, now is the time to encourage them to apply to participate in this year's Taste of Chicago. The summertime tradition, Taste of Chicago is now inviting members of Chicago's culinary scene to apply as 5-day participants, 1 or 2-day pop-up participants or as food trucks at the 2019 festival in Grant Park this July 10-14. All Chicago-based restaurants, shared kitchens and food trucks that offer traditional, unique and ethnically diverse menu items are encouraged to apply online now at TasteofChicago.us. The deadline is February 20.
Application are open for the 2019 CityArts Program Grants for Nonprofit Organizations Application are open for the 2019 CityArts Program Grants for Nonprofit Organizations
This year's CityArts program will include opportunities to apply for general operating grants across all artistic disciplines, as well as project grants in alignment with the City of Chicago's Year of Chicago Theatre. Project grants will support initiatives that have the potential to impact the Chicago theatre sector at large. All applicants are encouraged to attend an application assistance workshop. To RSVP for a workshops, view guidelines and apply, please visit chicagoculturalgrants.org. The deadline is February 28.

Free, Free, Free!
Stories Come Alive With Lifeline Theatre
Stories Come Alive With Lifeline Theatre
Saturday, February 23, 10-11am
 
Stories come alive at the library when actors from Rogers Park's own neighborhood theatre company, Lifeline Theatre, read stories and play drama games with children of all ages. This month Lifeline is previewing Time Warp Trio based on the series by Jon Scieszka. Come BE the story! The Time Warp Trio series of books includes: Knights of the Kitchen Table; Tut, Tut; It's All Greek to Me.

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