April 2013
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New Artist Stories
Roger Lee: On Diversity in Dance
Roger Lee

If we do not find meaningful ways to engage with our community, dance will soon become extinct.


Phil Schurger
Phil Schurger

Music is an intention. It is thought directed toward manifesting the essence
of an experience.

Music: Conduit for Mysticism


Derek Hamerning
Derek Harmening

The key to curbing e-book sales to the advantage of independent book stores is going to be honest dialogue with customers.

Singletrack: Markus Rutz
Markus Rutz

The initial elements of this tune came together after college; I was playing chords on an upright Kimball piano in my grandmother's living room ...

I'll Remember November


Timothy Douglas
Timothy Douglas

All of these wonderfully well-intentioned attempts to shed light on this, it's great ... but it's not breaking the ice.

Racial Politics in Theatre

Right Now
Moving Dialogs
A free, six-part series for audiences and artists using dance as a cultural base. Curated by CAR Dance Researcher Baraka de Soleil.

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Creatives at Work Forum: April 8, 2013

Hear about resources available to the beginner & professional. Get advice on how to budget your time & make choices.

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DCASE Cultural Grants

DCASE Cultural Grants are designed to assist individual artists and the not-for-profit arts and cultural community in the City of Chicago.

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Current Opportunities on CAR
Creative Chicago Expo Files on CAR
Audio and presentation files from the 2013 Creative Chicago Expo are being added to CAR throughout the next few weeks. All audio files are online and we are adding Powerpoint presentations, PDFs and other support files. Browse Available Workshops.
New Calls
Visual Arts
New Jobs
Intern - Logan Square Comfort Station
Options Program Instructors - Chicago State University
Child Instructor - Instituto del Progreso Latino (Pilsen)

Occupation Therapist/Hand Specialist - Athletico (Suburbs)
Dance Instructor - YMCA Greater Chicago/High Ridge
Interns - Open Books
Visiting Fiction Writing Professor - Lake Forest College
P/T Lecturer, Masters English - University of Chicago
Development Intern - Old Town School of Folk Music
Production Manager - Rush Hour Concerts
Violin/Viola Teaching Artist - YOURS Project
Oboe/Clarinet Teaching Artist - YOURS Project
Teaching Internships - Summer Musical Theatre Camp
Audio Engineering Intern - ARU Chicago
Manager, Audience Services - Chicago Humanities Festival
Marketing/PR Intern - Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Stage Management Intern - Duke City Repertory Theatre
Touring Artists - Urban Gateways
Visual Arts
Program Developer - DuPage Children's Museum
Drawing Instructor - Union Street Gallery
Studio Manager - Confidential Artist
Events and Openings
Apr 11  Fight Club: A Project Mayhem Burlesque

Apr 14  JorsTAP - "Rackets: Evening of Multimedia Dance"
Apr 19  Space Movement: Out of Step in the Same Direction
Apr 21  In Here, We Are Whole: 4 Emerging Choreographers
Apr 25-28  20% Off - Alliance - Spring Forward
Apr 08  Implodes w/ Population, Acteurs, DJ Lady Sarah
20/20 Legal
Saturday, April 13, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
This workshop covers arts legal issues, resources and legal guidance to better manage your practice. Includes talk on intellectual property, negotiating contracts & protecting yourself online, followed by sessions.
new Spaces
INTUIT Dance Studio - Oak Park