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DCASE and Crossing Borders Music - On April 7, Samantha Ege explores the music of Florence Price, Margaret Bonds, Dolores White and Regina Harris Baiocchi.
DCASE and Crossing Borders Music present FIRST BLACKS CHICAGO. On Feb 10, these musical performances honor the legacies of three black Chicago trailblazers.
DCASE presents kid - friendly Juicebox FREE family series. The series runs January - May at the Chicago Cultural Center and the Garfield Park Conservatory.
Chicago Cultural Center hosts weekly FREE Wednesday Dame Myra Hess Concerts as part of the International Music Foundation’s free chamber music series
CHICAGO ART BOOK FAIR (CABF) 2018 runs from November 16th to November 18th at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel. Read this preview.
Lyric Opera Presents STARS OF THE LYRIC OPERA AT MILLENNIUM PARK Review- -Swelling Emotions, a yearly free concert previewing the Lyric Opera season
2018 PEACEBOOK Festival Preview - theater, music, dance on weekends September 7 - 22, 2018 in Chicago parks showcasing Chicago talents
DCASE Announces 20th ANNUAL WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL CHICAGO SCHEDULE Preview - MUSICIANS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE SEPTEMBER 7-23
DCASE presents BLACK STAR at Taste of Chicago where the crowd’s anticipation for Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) and Talib Kweli, was palpable- despite 90's temps
DCASE announced the lineup for Millennium Park Summer Film Series happening through August 21 at 6:30 p.m. Grab a seat on the lawn!
DCASE announced the lineup for the 33rd Chicago Gospel Music Festival. The festival happening June 1–2 in Millennium Park, the headliners include The Canton Spirituals, Israel & New Breed, “Oh Happy Day, The Walls Group, The Tri-City Singers Reunion and many more.
DCASE Chicago JAZZ FESTIVAL DCASE — The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announced the 40th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival lineup, August 24–September 3 --in Millennium Park, the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St.) and at venues throughout the city.
DCASE Presents CHICAGO HOUSE MUSIC FESTIVAL Preview.-- DJs and live performances Throughout the day- May 26, Millennium Park
Chicago History Museum presents their family friendly activities to celebrate presidents of the past. Admission is free for Illinois residents on February 19 from 10am to 3pm.
National Museum of Mexican Art hosts the second annual Chicago Block Party on July 29, 2017 with the Poetry Foundation and Crescendo Literary!
DCASE's Chicago Blues Festival had its final day on June 11. The festival brought in acts of various styles to celebrate the city's rich musical heritage.