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Arts

Lyric Opera and the Chicago Urban League announce EmpowerYouth!

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Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Chicago Urban League are excited to announce EmpowerYouth! Igniting Creativity through the Arts, a groundbreaking, multiyear partnership. Collaboratively planned and administered by Lyric Unlimited, Lyric’s community engagement and education arm, and the Chicago Urban League’s Youth Development Center, EmpowerYouth! is a multidisciplinary afterschool program that will culminate in the presentation of a fully staged, youth-centric opera based on real-life experiences.

Thirteen Communities to receive Arts Commission Creative Placemaking Consultancies

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The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced today that 13 Indiana communities have been approved for creative placemaking consultancies as part of the agency's Open Scene Creative Placemaking program.

LUCKY PLUSH PRESENTS ROOMING HOUSE, NEW DANCE THEATER WORK DEBUTS NOVEMBER 4-18 IN STEPPENWOLF’S 1700 THEATRE

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Lucky Plush Productions present Rooming House, the newest dance theater work devised by Lucky Plush, premiering in Steppenwolf’s new 1700 Theatre.

Rooming House is presented as part of Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series November 4-18, 2017 with 12 performances over a three-week run. Press openings are Monday, November 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, November 9 at 8 p.m.

Lyric Opera of Chicago and The Joffrey Ballet Announce Agreement for Joffrey to Become the Resident Dance Company at the Lyric O

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Lyric Opera of Chicago and The Joffrey Ballet have announced that Joffrey will become the resident dance company at the Lyric Opera House (20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago) at the start of the 2020/21 Season. The agreement comes as the two companies prepare to perform together for the first time in John Neumeier’s production of Gluck’s Orphée et Eurydice.

Gala Fundraiser for Classic Arts Center and Hosted by Indiana Ballet Theatre

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It’s the Gala of all Galas – complete with dinner, show, and amazing experiences to be had in a live auction. The Gala isn’t just any Gala – it’s the “Curtain Call to Broadway” themed event this year on Friday, October 6th from 6pm-11pm at Halls of St. George in Schererville, IN.

HYDE PARK ART CENTER’S ANNUAL GALA HONORS CIVIC LEADERS SHIRLEY & WALTER MASSEY AND ARTIST ANNE WILSON

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Hyde Park Art Center (5020 S. Cornell) will honor Chicago philanthropist Shirley Massey, her husband, scientist, university and civic leader Walter Massey, and Chicago artist Anne Wilson at their annual gala on Saturday, October 14 beginning at 6 p.m.

Purdue University Northwest presents debut of Mayan inspired art work

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Coinciding with Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs through October 15, Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is showcasing the “Mayan Procession,” a 14-piece collection of life-sized paintings depicting figures representative of indigenous Guatemalan groups in their attire unique to each village, by noted artist Winifred Godfrey.

Art After Dark Gala at Sand Creek Country Club

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The Chesterton Art Center is sponsoring the 9th Annual Art After Dark Gala on Friday, November 3 at the Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton, IN. Monies raised from the event will benefit the youth programs, operations and maintenance of the Chesterton Art Center.