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Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan

Arts

STATUE STORIES CHICAGO EXTENDS THROUGH 2020

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Thirty of Chicago’s statues will continue to chat with visitors and Chicagoans alike through 2020. Statue Stories Chicago, the free, city-wide arts initiative, was funded by The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation and produced by UK-based Sing London. Since the project’s launch in 2015, over 135,000 users have listened to the statues. A full list of statues, walking tours, and information is at www.StatueStoriesChicago.com

“FUGITIVE NARRATIVES” INVITES THE VIEWER TO DISCOVER NARRATIVE WITHIN ABSTRACTION

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Hyde Park Art Center (5020 S. Cornell) presents “Fugitive Narratives,” an exhibition curated by the Art Center’s Director of Education, Mike Nourse featuring abstract work by 15 Chicago artists. The exhibition will be on view in the Kanter McCormick Gallery through August 15, 2018.

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.

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

The Collection: Where Art Meets Fashion Presents 2018 Rotating Exhibition Schedule

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THE COLLECTION: Where Art Meets Fashion, the multifaceted contemporary art program located within Fashion Outlets Chicago, presents its 2018 rotating exhibition series schedule. The 2018 exhibitions commenced with “Time Warp.” On view now – August 31, the exhibition is curated by Chicago-based LVL3 and features new works by LVL3 artists Robert Chase Heishman, Annie Kielman and Ben Marcus. In addition to exhibition on view throughout the shopping center, additional digital works by each artist will be featured on Fashion Outlets of Chicago’s exterior LED billboards through April 30.

2018 Indiana Arts Homecoming: An Annual Conference for the Arts in Indiana

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At the 2018 Indiana Arts Homecoming on October 18-19 in Fort Wayne, artists, arts organizations, and community leaders will come together to explore arts’ expansive role in community development, its intersections with economic development, and its resonating effects for the state. But there's one thing missing. You! In order to make the Indiana Arts Homecoming the best it can be we need your help.

The Joffrey Ballet Announces 2018-19 Season

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Ashley Wheater, Artistic Director of The Joffrey Ballet, proudly announces an impressive 2018-19 season featuring the world premiere of Yuri Possokhov’s historic reimagining of Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel, Anna Karenina, presented as part of a first-time collaboration between The Joffrey Ballet and the renowned Australian Ballet, along with a world premiere by rising urban dance star Andrea Walker, the Chicago Premiere of Wayne McGregor’s Kairos and the return of two popular works by Tony Award®-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon. The Joffrey Ballet kicks off its 63rd season with Wheeldon’s modern re-telling of Swan Lake, October 17-28, followed by his reimagined The Nutcracker, December 1-30. For its winter engagement, the Joffrey presents Possokhov’s new full-length ballet Anna Karenina, February 13-24 and concludes its season with a mixed repertory program that includes the Company premiere of McGregor’s Kairos, a world premiere (untitled) from Walker and the Company Premiere of Sir Frederick Ashton’s iconic Symphonic Variations, April 24- May 5.