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Chicago Radio Drives Real Results for Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana Chevy DealersChicago Radio Drives Real Results for Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana Chevy Dealers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

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Photo Flash: Barrel of Monkeys' THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA Tours Chicago Neighborhoods This SummerPhoto Flash: Barrel of Monkeys' THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA Tours Chicago Neighborhoods This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Barrel of Monkeys is bringing its hit revue THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA to audiences across the city this summer - including select FREE performances. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Presents Final Side by Side Concert of 2017Chicago Philharmonic Presents Final Side by Side Concert of 2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

After a season of record participation, Side by Side with the Chicago Philharmonic travels to the South Shore Cultural Center for its fourth and final concert of summer 2017. The annual program, presented as part of the Chicago Park District's Night Out in the Parks initiative, invites students and community musicians to play alongside professional Chicago Philharmonic musicians in a series of free concerts in stunning outdoor locations. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic and Community Musicians Come Together for Free ConcertChicago Philharmonic and Community Musicians Come Together for Free Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

After a record number of participants and patrons attended the second concert in Chinatown in July, the Chicago Philharmonic travels to Humboldt Park for the third Side by Side with the Chicago Philharmonic. The annual program, presented as part of the Chicago Park District's Night Out in the Parks initiative, invites student and community musicians to play alongside the professional musicians of the Chicago Philharmonic in a series of four free concerts in stunning outdoor locations. (more...)

Chicago Human Rhythm Project Raises $175,000 at JubaleeChicago Human Rhythm Project Raises $175,000 at Jubalee
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP) hosted its Jubalee Gala July 21 at the Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, which included honoring The Chicago Community Trust and its President and CEO Terry Mazany with the JUBA! Award for Extraordinary Contributions to the Cultural Community in Chicago. Past JUBA! Award recipient, the Honorable Mayor Rahm Emanuel, served as Honorary Chair. With nearly 600 people in attendance, CHRP raised $175,000, including a $75,000 leadership gift from guests Philip and Marsha Dowd, from a combination of ticket sales, sponsorships, contributions and a raffle.  Following a preshow reception in CHRP's American Rhythm Center, guests gathered in the packed Studebaker Theater for the presentation of the JUBA! Award and the JUBA! Masters of Tap and Percussive Dance performance that highlighted CHRP's 27th annual Rhythm World summer festival. The concert featured Chicago Human Rhythm Project performing a world premiere by Artist In Residence Dani Borak and three classics by African-American choreographers Buster Brown, Lon Chaney and Harold 'Stumpy' Cromer; STOMP alumna and Broadway hoofer (Shuffle Along) Lisa LaTouche performing her masterpiece Love Me or Leave Me with Tre Dumas and Nico Rubio; STOMP cast members Ali Bradley and Jeremy Price; North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble; solo performances by Lee Howard and Jumaane Taylor; a trio performance by Star Dixon, Donnetta Jackson and Imania Fatima Detry; scholarship students from Tokyo directed by Yukiko Misumi; and more. A VIP champagne reception onstage with the artists followed the performance. (more...)

World-Class Artists Perform at Chicago Human Rhythm Project's RHYTHM WORLDWorld-Class Artists Perform at Chicago Human Rhythm Project's RHYTHM WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Showcasing a wide range of performers and repertoire, Chicago Human Rhythm Project  (CHRP) announces the programs for three of the performances during its 27th annual summer festival of American tap and percussive dance, Rhythm World.   (more...)

Photo Flash: Jessie Mueller & Heather Headley Featured at Chicago Shakespeare's GALA 2017Photo Flash: Jessie Mueller & Heather Headley Featured at Chicago Shakespeare's GALA 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) celebrated the culmination of the 30th Anniversary Season with GALA 2017 on Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Theater's home on Navy Pier-raising a record-breaking $1.74 million for Chicago Shakespeare in Classrooms and Communities initiatives. (more...)

Hubbard Street Season 39 Spotlight Ball Raises Over $800,000Hubbard Street Season 39 Spotlight Ball Raises Over $800,000
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, one of the world's premier contemporary dance organizations, together with Event Chair and Chair of Hubbard Street's Board of Directors, Sara Albrecht, and Honorary Chair Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Corporate Honoree, Exelon, held its Season 39 Spotlight Ball on Wednesday, June 7 at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park, located at 200 North Columbus Drive in Chicago. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Receives Grant from National Endowment for the ArtsChicago Philharmonic Receives Grant from National Endowment for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects across the country in the NEA's second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $12,000 to Chicago Philharmonic for Side by Side with the Chicago Philharmonic. The NEA received 1,728 Art Works applications and will make 1,029 grants ranging from $10,000 to $100,000.              (more...)

Peoples Gas Contributes $5 Million to Chicago's Navy Pier for Sustainable Welcome PavilionPeoples Gas Contributes $5 Million to Chicago's Navy Pier for Sustainable Welcome Pavilion
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

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Chicago Philharmonic Sets 2017 'Side-by-Side' Series in the ParksChicago Philharmonic Sets 2017 'Side-by-Side' Series in the Parks
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

The Chicago Philharmonic will present its third year of Side by Side with the Chicago Philharmonic as part of the Chicago Park District's 2017 Night Out in the Parks series. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Chicago You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards!Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Chicago You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Chicago You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards! (more...)

Heather Headley and Jessie Mueller to Headline Chicago Shakespeare's GALA 2017Heather Headley and Jessie Mueller to Headline Chicago Shakespeare's GALA 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) celebrates the culmination of the 30th Anniversary Season with GALA 2017 on Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Theater's home on Navy Pier, and offers attendees a first look at the Theater's dynamic new performance venue in-progress-The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare. (more...)

4th Annual Fifth Star Honors to Celebrate Common, Steppenwolf and More at Millennium Park4th Annual Fifth Star Honors to Celebrate Common, Steppenwolf and More at Millennium Park
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) will honor four Chicago artists and institutions for their contributions to the city's cultural landscape at the 4th annual Fifth Star Honors presented by Allstate Insurance Company. (more...)

Chicago Community Trust, CEO Terry Mazany to Receive Chicago Human Rhythm Project's 2017 JUBA! AwardChicago Community Trust, CEO Terry Mazany to Receive Chicago Human Rhythm Project's 2017 JUBA! Award
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), which creates community through American tap and contemporary percussive arts in world-class, innovative performance, education and outreach programs, hosts its 27th Jubalee Gala. (more...)

Savion Glover, Maurice Hines and More Slated for 27th Rhythm World FestivalSavion Glover, Maurice Hines and More Slated for 27th Rhythm World Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), presents the 27th annual summer festival of American tap and percussive dance, Rhythm World, featuring three generations of hoofers, including tap giants Savion Glover and Maurice Hines. (more...)

Hubbard Street Kicks Off 40th Anniversary with Decades of Audience FavoritesHubbard Street Kicks Off 40th Anniversary with Decades of Audience Favorites
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today, programming for Season 39 Summer Series, June 8-11, 2017 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. The program features a look at Hubbard Street through the decades, featuring The 40s and Georgia by Lou Conte, Twyla Tharp's The Golden Section, an excerpt from Resident Choreographer, Alejandro Cerrudo's One Thousand Pieces as well as pieces by Jim Vincent, Crystal Pite, William Forsythe, and Lucas Crandall. (more...)

Hubbard Street Kicks Off 40th Anniversary this JuneHubbard Street Kicks Off 40th Anniversary this June
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today, programming for Season 39 Summer Series, June 8-11, 2017 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Announces 18 Park Tour of Free ROMEO AND JULIETChicago Shakespeare Announces 18 Park Tour of Free ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

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. Made possible by production sponsor BMO Harris, 25 performances of Shakespeare's timeless classic Romeo and Juliet, adapted and directed by Marti Lyons, will tour to 18 neighborhood parks across the City, July 26-August 27, 2017. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Announces Free Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Tour 2017Chicago Shakespeare Announces Free Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Tour 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

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. Made possible by production sponsor BMO Harris, 25 performances of Shakespeare's timeless classic Romeo and Juliet, adapted and directed by Marti Lyons, will tour to 18 neighborhood parks across the City, July 26-August 27, 2017. (more...)

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