Chicago’s first and only cultural historian goes on emeritus status, but there’s plenty of work ahead of him.
Tag: Department of Cultural Affairs
Inside Mies van der Rohe’s first high-rise, an eclectic marriage of style
The historic 1949 building in Hyde Park is home to Tim Samuelson and Barbara Koenen.
Lois Weisberg: Rest in peace doesn’t cut it
Longtime Chicago Commissioner of Cultural Affairs Lois Weisberg died Wednesday, at age 90.
One year in, the Chicago Cultural Plan is already receiving plaudits
What has the Chicago Cultural Plan actually done?
Reader’s Agenda Mon 1/28: Off the Record, Accidental Death of an Anarchist, and The Sound, the Soul, the Syncopation
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Monday, January 28, 2013
A home for StoryCorps at the Cultural Center
StoryCorps will move into the Chicago Cultural Center this spring.
Welcome to post-Orlove Chicago
Congolese street band Staff Benda Bilili, who had to cancel a long-in-the-works Pritzker date last year due to visa problems, skip Chicago on their first U.S. tour
Michael Orlove, director of many city music programs, hired away from Chicago by the NEA
Longtime city music programmer Michael Orlove has been hired by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Chicago’s Magna Carta for the arts gets resurrected
Out of mothballs, the Chicago Cultural Plan is getting a public redo
Does Maggie Daley’s After School Matters really matter?
A million-dollar study, six years in the making, can’t say for sure that After School Matters makes much of a difference.
The Shakman Variations
When is a city worker not a city employee?
Can Democracy Work in Chicago?
Here’s how our first experiment in “participatory budgeting” went.
Sonar Festival Comes to Chicago
Barcelona’s acclaimed Sonar Festival of electronic music arrives in Chicago for a three-day event this September.
4/10 — Free Creative Chicago Expo
The Chicago Creative Expo takes place at the Chicago Cultural Center on Sat 4/10 from 10 AM to 4 PM.
Music Without Borders Lineup Announced
The 2010 schedule for the Music Without Borders series in Millennium Park includes Tinariwen, Balkan Beat Box, and Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou.