Saturday, November 28, 2015

Morris Gearring's Holiday Show w/ Maggie Brown & Julie Wood! Dec 2 @ The Jazz Showcase (Chicago,IL)

Friday, November 27, 2015

Level 257 Hosts Gaming Gift Drive for the Troops Beginning Sat Nov 28 (Chicago,IL)


The Ugly Sweater Run Prances into Town with a few new Additions

The Ugly Sweater Run Prances Into Its 5th Year
The Merriest 5K to visit 18 cities nation wide, with a few new additions

  In its fifth season, The Ugly Sweater Run descends upon North America, backed by popular demand with a few new additions to make the holiday season bright. Bringing a family tradition and “snow” to every city, the Ugly Sweater run celebrates this joyous time of year with a 3.1 mile run in the most beautiful and outrageous holiday sweaters along with a visit from Santa, bottomless hot chocolate and, of course, awards and prizes for the tackiest holiday flare. The Ugly Sweater Run is open to all ages, free for children five years old and under, and adults are invited to enjoy a complimentary brew from Samuel Adams. For the second year, the Ugly Sweater Run will benefit Save the Children
, a global nonprofit which gives children in the United States and around the world a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. All participants have the option to donate $5 or more during registration and create an online fundraising platform to help raise funds for Save the Children.
Denver, CO; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Sacramento, CA and Seattle, WA, will feature the “KahlĂșa Lounge.” The lounge is an extra special space for participants 21+ to enjoy an exclusive complementary KahlĂșa beverage, complete with a fire pit to take post run selfies. Included in the Ugly Sweater Run each participant will receive an all new custom collectible knit hat, unlimited hot chocolate and a for those over 21, a seasonal cold (1) one from our official partner Samuel Adams. Operation Gratitude
will be on-site at every stop collecting goods for gift packages and designing "thank you cards" to send to our troops overseas.
Check us out on Facebook
, Twitter and Instagram. The Ugly Sweater Run is a unique spin on a holiday festivity and perfect for families, friends, team building and group celebration. To register and join in on the Ugly Sweater Run visit
for more details. Visit
, our official ugly sweater partner to gear up participants for race day! The Ugly Sweater Run offers local businesses the opportunity to engage at our Happy Place on Earth and can contact for further details. 
The Ugly Sweater Run 2015
Twin Cities, MN                    November 28, 2015
Seattle, WA                           November 28, 2015
Pittsburgh, PA                      November 29, 2015
Grand Rapids, MI                December 5, 2015
Las Vegas, NV                     December 5, 2015
Hartford, CT                          December 5, 2015
Charlotte, NC                       December 5, 2015
Omaha, NE                           December 6, 2015
Colorado Springs, CO        December 12, 2015
Sacramento, CA                  December 12, 2015
Chicago, IL                           December 12, 2015
Boston, MA                            December 12, 2015
Washington, DC                  December 12, 2015
Denver, CO                           December 19, 2015
Tempe, AZ                            December 19, 2015
Atlanta, GA                            December 19, 2015
Philadelphia, PA                  December 19, 2015
Baltimore, MD                      December 19, 2015
About Human Movement Inc.
Human Movement Inc. (HMM) is a leading active entertainment company that produces world-class mass participatory running races, festivals, triathlons, obstacle races, and outdoor events. Headquartered in Louisville, Colorado HMM was named one of Inc. Magazine’s 500 fastest growing companies and one of Outside Magazine’s “Best Places to Work.” HMM is the latest addition to POWDR Corp’s unique portfolio of businesses that include mountain resorts, action sports camps, content production and media. For more information, please visit
or email 
About Save the Children
Save the Children gives children in the United States and around the world a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We invest in childhood – every day, in times of crisis and for our future. Follow us on Twitter
 and Facebook.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Latest jobs, upcoming deadlines & more on CAR! (Chicago,IL)

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Chicago Artists Coalition

Stegner Fellowship for Poets & Writers
Each fellowship includes a $26,000 annual stipend, a tuition waiver, and health insurance.
Due: December 1

Roman J. Witt Residency Program
Residents will receive an honorarium of $20,000 for up to twelve weeks in residence served over an academic year.
Due: January 15

Working Artist Grant/Art Purchase Award
Will award one visual artist $1,000 for their work in any visual media.
Due: November 30


Alice Berry

Designer and artistic counselor Alice Berry discusses her designing career, the nature of her practice, and how an artistic identity affects artists' lives.
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CAR is run by the Chicago Artists Coalition (CAC). On December 1, CAC will be a part of #GivingTuesday. Your new or increased gift will be matched dollar for dollar!
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Call for Art | One in Herself
By Sydney Stoudmire on November 21
Submit a proposal for a show at The Egg
By Neo Chicago Arts and Music Center on November 19
Chicagoland Shorts, Vol. 2 – Call For Submissions
By fullspectrumfeatures on November 17
Click to see all calls.

CAR Dance: Jobs
CAR Dance: Calls
Stage Manager | Ballet Legere
By Ballet Legere on November 13
Administrative Assistant | Chicago Dance Academy
By Jane Meredith on November 11
Click to see all dance jobs.

milkwhite / pool (no water) Auditions
By The Kinematics on November 20
Dancers needed for music video
By Alana.Hawkins91 on November 11
Click to see all dance calls.

CAR Film: Jobs
CAR Film: Calls
Producing Internship | Full Spectrum Features NFP
By fullspectrumfeatures on November 18
Marketing Manager | Olive Films
By on November 12
Film Distribution Intern | Music Box Films
By cvlaming on September 4
Click to see all film/video jobs.

CAR Literary: Jobs
CAR Literary: Calls
Seasonal Bookstore Help - Uncharted Books
By uncharted_books on November 17
Grants Manager | Urban Gateways
By on November 13
Part Time Copywriter | Access Chicago Realty
By OzzieAtAccess on November 11
Click to see all literary jobs.

Story Club Magazine Call for Submissions
By rosamund on November 15
Arts Publication: Off-Kilter Wants YOU!
By offkiltermag on November 8
Click to see all literary calls.

CAR Music: Jobs
CAR Music: Calls

Sing-A-Long Messiah
By Floating Opera on November 17
Looking for band members
By Alana.Hawkins91 on November 11
Click to see all music calls.

CAR Theater: Jobs
CAR Theater: Calls
Stage Manager | Fifty Shades of Shakespeare
By rediscover theatre on November 20
Drama Coordinator | Fox Valley Park District
By FoxValleyParkDistrict on November 18
Click to see all theater jobs.

Performance Artists Wanted | Gunder Exhibitions
By on November 23
Drinking & Writing Theater call
By zeelady on November 21
milkwhite / pool (no water) Auditions
By The Kinematics on November 20
Click to see all theater calls.

CAR Dance: Visual
CAR Dance: Visual
Charge Scenic Artist | Steppenwolf Theater Company
By Steppenwolftheatre on November 23
Graphic Designer | The Common Pantry
By ensemblemedia on November 19
Digital Media Web Intern | Woman Made Gallery
By Sydney Stoudmire on November 18
Click to see all visual arts jobs.

CAR is funded in part by grants from The Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, The Joyce Foundation and Leveraging Investments in Creativity, Inc. (LINC).

Chicago Artists Coalition: Building a Creative Marketplace.