Friday August 17 6:36 am

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan

Arts

Along the Lake Shore| Chicago & Industrial Works of the Calumet Region Exhibit

The Calumet Heritage Partnership kicks off its 2018 Calumet Heritage Event Series at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond with a gallery opening featuring three local artists who capture the complex beauty and nature of the region’s industrial landscape in watercolor paintings and photographs: Kath Los-Rathburn, Matthew Kaplan and Thomas Hocker.

EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES FOR PAUL HENRY'S ART GALLERY IN AUGUST 2018

Highlights for August include our booth at Hammond Beatlesfest on August 11th, new art opening featuring two well-known artist/illustrators, Mark Anderson and Greg Johannes, on August 24th and our monthly Jazz Jam on August 25th along with five Thursday night Acoustic Jams.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Presents Collaborative World Premiere for Season 41 Fall Series

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Launching its fifth decade as one of the country’s leading contemporary dance companies, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton present a groundbreaking collaboration for its Season 41 Fall Series, taking place September 27, 29 & 30, 2018 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park (205 East Randolph Street). This World Premiere features choreography by three cutting-edge emerging choreographers, Emma Portner, Lil Buck and Jon Boogz; music composition by pop music icon Devonté Hynes (aka Blood Orange); and a live performance by Grammy-award-winning Chicago music sensation Third Coast Percussion.

2018 Indiana Governor's Arts Awards to be televised for the first time

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The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) and Fort Wayne, Indiana-based public television station PBS39 jointly announced that the 2018 Indiana Governor's Arts Awards will be televised for the first time by delayed broadcast.

MAYOR EMANUEL AND DCASE ANNOUNCE NEW PUBLIC ART INSTALLATION BY CHICAGO-BASED ARTIST ROBERT BURNIER COMING TO CHICAGO RIVERWALK

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City of Chicago and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced that a new site-specific art installation, Black Tiberinus by critically hailed Chicago-based artist Robert Burnier, is coming to the Chicago Riverwalk later this summer.

New 28-foot steel Wicker Tree sculpture takes root in Wicker Park

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Wicker Park is growing this summer, with the addition of Chicago artist Mike Helbing’s Wicker Tree – a new 28-foot steel tree sculpture commissioned by Wicker Park Bucktown Special Service Area #33, the neighborhood’s business improvement district. The $30,000 commission celebrates the urban forest in Wicker Park and Bucktown, a major asset in the neighborhoods that has a significant environmental and economic impact.

Arts Commission announces grant awards to community-based cultural providers

The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced today that 425 community-based arts providers and individual artists throughout Indiana will receive grants for Fiscal Year 2019.

Forty-two Hoosier artists to receive career development grants from the Arts Commission

The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced today that 42 Hoosier artists throughout the state will receive career development assistance through the agency's Individual Advancement Program (IAP) grants for Fiscal Year 2019.