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Arts

Theaster Gates Organizes Exhibition Examining the Legacy of the Johnson Publishing Company

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As part of Art Design Chicago, a year-long celebration of Chicago’s art and design history spearheaded by the Terra Foundation for American Art, Rebuild Foundation presents A Johnson Publishing Story, organized by artist Theaster Gates and on view at the Stony Island Arts Bank (6760 South Stony Island Avenue) June 28 – September 30, 2018.

WHAT'S YOUR VISION? DESIGN THE OFFICIAL POSTER FOR THE 54TH CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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Cinema/Chicago announced today it is accepting submissions for the 54th Chicago International Film Festival poster design competition. The annual competition seeks out a unique poster to serve as the key image for the Festival taking place October 10-21, 2018.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Caps Season 40 with Ohad Naharin Program

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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton are excited to present a program of the work of acclaimed Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin for its Summer Series, June 7 – 10, 2018 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park (205 East Randolph Street). The renowned director of Batsheva Dance Company has been recognized worldwide for decades for the ineffable quality of his choreography, a composition of pure movement and theatrical elements that consistently catches the audience by surprise. Tickets for the engagement, priced $25-$110, are currently on sale.

JUNE: Blue Jean Gala Returns to Old Town School

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Old Town School of Folk Music 2018 Blue Jean Gala, June 23rd features roving feast in Lincoln Square followed by Ry Cooder in concert

EXPO CHICAGO ANNOUNCES UNPRECEDENTED INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMATIC EXPANSION

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EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, announces an unprecedented programmatic expansion surrounding the seventh annual exhibition, September 27 – 30, 2018. This momentous expansion focuses on extending national and international yearlong programming, developing new and innovative programs during EXPO CHICAGO and increasing partnerships with cultural institutions to enrich the existing /Dialogues program format. EXPO CHICAGO’s 2018 programmatic additions include an onsite panel at the U.S. Pavilion of the Biennale Architettura 2018 in Venice—a testament to /Dialogues’ year-round commitment to international programming; the third annual /Dialogues Symposium, tracing select art and design legacies produced in the city, taking place during EXPO CHICAGO in conjunction with the Terra Foundation for American Art’s initiative Art Design Chicago; and the inaugural Professionals Forum program in partnership with Art Vérité, located within the Northern Trust Anchor Lounge at EXPO CHICAGO.

Arts Commission announces Jack Becker as Public Art Workshop Keynote

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The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced that Jack Becker of Forecast Public Art will be the keynote speaker at the Community Canvas Public Art Workshop.

La Porte County Symphony Orchestra Announces Hoosier STAR 2018 Vocal Competition Finalists!

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After two days of auditions and several hours of careful deliberation, Hoosier STAR 2018 audition judges, Ken Grace Jr., Lee Meyer, and Mary Kay Steele, have chosen the hopefuls for Indiana’s next Hoosier STAR!

PHoto: Hoosier STAR 2018 Audition Judges, Ken Grace Jr., Mary Kay Steele, Lee Meyer. Photo Credit: Walt Bukva

Art Design Chicago Announces Spring and Summer Public Tour Schedule

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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 60 cultural organizations throughout the City of Chicago and beyond.