Rahm Emanuel News

Collaboraction to Bring CRIME SCENE CHICAGO to Four Neighborhoods Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Collaboraction returns this summer to incite change on a hyperlocal level by embedding its smash hit, docu-drama live theater experience Crime Scene Chicago in four different Chicago neighborhoods on four consecutive weekends in August: (more...)

Photo Flash: Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Kicks Off 2014 Summer Season with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST), the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District and Boeing partner to present the annual citywide summer tradition, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks. This summer, 26 performances of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream travel to 18 neighborhood parks across Chicago, FREE FOR ALL, now through August 17, 2014. Scroll down for photos from the event so far! (more...)

Redmoon Partners with DCASE and CPD to Present 2014 GREAT CHICAGO FIRE FESTIVAL, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Redmoon, Chicago's 24-year-old theater company known for 'Spectacle Art' and free summertime community performances, partners with the City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and the Chicago Park District (CPD) to present the inaugural Great Chicago Fire Festival. A new and totally free urban ritual celebrating Chicago's grit, greatness and renewal following the devastating Great Chicago Fire of 1871, as well as showcasing the rich diversity of neighborhoods that have arisen since, the Great Chicago Fire Festival incorporates a series of citywide Summer Celebrations that culminate in a unique public River Bazaar and pyrotechnic Grand Spectacle on the main branch of the Chicago River, Saturday, October 4. (more...)

Redmoon and the City of Chicago Present GREAT CHICAGO FIRE FESTIVAL, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Redmoon, Chicago's 24-year-old theater company known for “Spectacle Art” and free summertime community performances, partners with the City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and the Chicago Park District (CPD) to present the inaugural Great Chicago Fire Festival. A new and totally free urban ritual celebrating Chicago's grit, greatness and renewal following the devastating Great Chicago Fire of 1871, as well as showcasing the rich diversity of neighborhoods that have arisen since, the Great Chicago Fire Festival incorporates a series of citywide Summer Celebrations that culminate in a unique public River Bazaar and pyrotechnic Grand Spectacle on the main branch of the Chicago River, Saturday, October 4. (more...)

Chicago Dancing Festival Announces Additional Programming for 2014 Lineup, 8/20-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Chicago Dancing Festival founders Lar Lubovitch and Jay Franke are pleased to announce today additional works being added to the 2014 Festival lineup, including two more World Premieres, plus plans for a pre- and post-performance sponsors party around the "Celebration of Dance" Grand Finale performance, Saturday, August 23. Free tickets for the Festival's indoor performances become available to the public this week, July 8 and 9. The 2014 Chicago Dancing Festival, featuring top ballet, modern and hip-hop companies from Chicago and across the country, is set to take place August 20 - 23. (more...)

George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art Finds Home in Chicago
by Movies News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art (LMNA) announced today that it intends to join Chicago's vibrant cultural arts scene by locating on the city's Museum Campus. (more...)

LMNA to Become 'Vibrant' Presence in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art (LMNA) today announced its intention to become a member of Chicago's vibrant cultural arts scene by locating on the city's Museum Campus. LMNA will be a gathering place to experience narrative art and the evolution of the visual image - from illustration to cinema to digital arts. (more...)

NIGHTHAWKS By Edward Hopper Tops The List Of American Artworks Selected For The Largest Outdoor Art Show
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

People throughout the United States have voted for the works of American art they most want to see installed in Art Everywhere US, the initiative that will transform billboards, bus shelters, subway platforms, airport dioramas, movie theaters and more into a free, open-air art gallery across the country. The top three vote-getters are in the Art Institute of Chicago's permanent collection: Edward Hopper's Nighthawks (1942), Mary Cassatt's The Child's Bath (1893) and Grant Wood's American Gothic (1930) took first, second and third. All three are currently on display at the Art Institute. (more...)

Arts Alliance Illinois' Benefit Luncheon Raises More Than $275,000
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

The second annual Arts Alliance Illinois benefit luncheon, 'Voices of a Creative State,' welcomed more than 400 artists, creatives and civic + corporate leaders to the Palmer House Hilton,Monday, June 2, 2014. Highlights of the luncheon included a special keynote address by MacArthur "Genius" and Steppenwolf Ensemble member Tarell Alvin McCraney and the presentation of Arts Alliance Illinois' "Citizen Advocate" Award to Richard and Susan Kiphart in recognition of their vision and civic leadership in providing heightened visibility to the value of the arts. The event raised more than $275,000 to help the organization promote widespread support for the arts throughout the state. (more...)

Chicago Council Report Outlines Big Data Strategies to Improve City Services
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

CHICAGO, IL -  The Chicago Council on Global Affairs released a report (PDF) today from its Emerging Leaders Class of 2014 on the power of big data to improve the lives of Chicagoans and residents of other global cities. Using Chicago as a model, the report outlines big data strategies for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of cities around the world. (more...)

Sitecore Customer Joins Industry Innovators at Techweek Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Sitecore, the global leader in customer experience management, today announced that its award-winning customer Uponor, manufacturer and supplier of plumbing and heating systems for residential and commercial building markets, will be speaking alongside implementation partner Aware Web Solutions, Inc. at Techweek Chicago. Uponor and Aware Web Solutions will lead a panel, 'Five Ways Sitecore Brought Uponor from a Passive Web Presence to an Interactive Industry Leader,' on Thursday, June 26 from 1:30 2:30 p.m. CT. (more...)

MDA Moves Into New Chicago National Office
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The Muscular Dystrophy Association has a new national office from which to direct its mission, fundraising and operational strategies. (more...)

Scoop: THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBC - June 3-6, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 03, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, airing on NBC on June 3-6, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBC - Week of June 2, 2014
by TV Scoop - May 30, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, airing on NBC for the week of June 2, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBC - Week of June 2, 2014
by TV Scoop - May 29, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, airing on NBC for the week of June 2, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBC - Week of June 2, 2014
by TV Scoop - May 29, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, airing on NBC for the week of June 2, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBC - Week of June 2, 2014
by TV Scoop - May 28, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, airing on NBC for the week of June 2, 2014! (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Theater to Host GALA 2014 at Navy Pier, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) celebrates the enduring vitality of Chicago's Shakespeare with GALA 2014 on Monday, June 16 at its home on Navy Pier. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Holds Season 36 Spotlight Ball Honoring Mikhail Baryshnikov
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2014

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, one of the world's premier dance organizations, together with event chair Richard L. Rodesand Meg Siegler Callahan, chair of Hubbard Street's board of directors, hosted the Season 36 Spotlight Ball on Monday, May 19 at theFairmont Chicago Millennium Park. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Honors Mikhail Baryshnikov at Season 36 Spotlight Ball
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, one of the world's premier dance organizations, together with event chair Richard L. Rodes and Meg Siegler Callahan, chair of Hubbard Street's board of directors, hosted the Season 36 Spotlight Ball on Monday, May 19 at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

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