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Arts

Arts Commission now accepting Individual Advancement Program grant applications

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The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced today the opening of the grant application process for the Individual Advancement Program.

Lyric Announces Guest Artists for the Renée Fleming 25th Anniversary Concert Saturday, March 23

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Lyric Opera of Chicago is pleased to announce the participation of several outstanding singers in the Renée Fleming 25th Anniversary Concert & Gala*, to honor and celebrate American soprano Renée Fleming’s extraordinary commitment to Chicago and her unparalleled contributions to our art form.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s danc(e)volve: New Works Festival Returns for Season 41 Winter Series

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After Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s danc(e)volve: New Works Festival was met with positive reviews during Season 39 in 2016 - 17, Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton is bringing the innovative idea back as Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s own Alice Klock, Florian Lochner and Rena Butler construct impressive new work specifically created for their fellow company members. The program will premiere at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park (205 East Randolph Street) on Thursday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m., followed by performances Saturday, December 8 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, December 9 at 3 p.m.

HAPPY AS LAZZARO AND ASH IS PUREST WHITE ARE TOP WINNERS AT THE 54TH CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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The 54th Chicago International Film Festival hosted its Awards Ceremony at AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois St., celebrating the films chosen as the award winners by the Festival juries. Prizes were awarded to films in the following categories: International Feature Film Competition; New Directors Competition; International Documentary Competition; Out-Look Competition; and Short Film Competition. The Chicago Award and the Founder’s Award were also presented.

New Exhibition at Lubeznik Center for the Arts, "Waiting for a Sign" through January 12, 2019

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Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) presents its latest exhibition "Waiting for a Sign" featuring artwork from Willie Baronet (Dallas, TX), Diana Guerrero-Macia (Chicago, IL), Corey Hagelberg (Miller Beach, IN), Cheryl Pope (Chicago, IL), Kay Rosen (Miller Beach, IN), Joel Ross (Champaign, IL), Deb Sokolow (Chicago, IL), and Bernard Williams (Chicago, IL).

Chicago Opera Theater Presents Tchaikovsky's “Iolanta” In Season-Opening Performances

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Chicago Opera Theater (COT) will kick off the 2018/2019 season with “Iolanta,” a Chicago premiere of legendary composer P.I. Tchaikovsky’s final opera. Internationally renowned and award-winning conductor Lidiya Yankovskaya will make her conducting debut as Chicago Opera Theater’s Staley Music Director and set the tone for the season to come. Acclaimed stage director Paul Curran, known for his work at Santa Fe Opera, Lyric Opera Chicago and more, will shape the retelling of this joyous love-story, featuring an almost entirely Chicago-based cast including soprano Katherine Weber as Iolanta, and renowned Russian bass Mikhail Svetlov as Rene.

Art Design Chicago Fall and Winter Public Tour Schedule Announced

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Spearheaded by the Terra Foundation for American Art, Art Design Chicago is a year-long initiative exploring Chicago’s role as a catalyst and incubator for innovations in art and design through exhibitions, tours, talks and special events developed in partnership with more than 75 cultural organizations throughout the City of Chicago and beyond.

Lyric adds additional LA BOHEME performances

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Lyric Opera of Chicago announced recently that it will add two performances of its sparkling new coproduction of Puccini’s La bohème in late January.