34th Annual Chicago Blues Festival (June 9–11) full lineup announced

Chicago, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Chicago is pleased to announce the full lineup of the 34th Annual Chicago Blues Festival happening June 9–11 in its new home in Millennium Park (201 E. Randolph St.) – the city’s premier outdoor music venue. In 2017, the festival is celebrating the influence of the… Read the full press release

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announces its 2016/2017 IncentOvate Program grant recipients

Competitive Grants Totaling $550,000 Awarded to Eight Cultural Projects in Chicag CHICAGO, 2016-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce its 2016/2017 IncentOvate Program grant recipients: the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the Chicago History Museum, Chicago Public Media, Illinois Humanities, the Museum of Contemporary Art… Read the full press release

Chicago designates 2017 as the “Year of Public Art”; invests $1.5 million in artist-led community projects

Year of Public Art celebrates Chicago’s pioneering commitment to public art and new investments in artist-led community projects CHICAGO, 2016-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) have designated 2017 the “Year of Public Art” with a new 50×50 Neighborhood Arts Project, the creation… Read the full press release

DCASE: local Chicago filmmaker Daniel Nearing takes year-long residency at the Chicago Film Office

CHICAGO, 2016-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce local Chicago filmmaker Daniel Nearing as the inaugural Independent Film Initiative (IFI) Filmmaker in Residence at the Chicago Film Office. Nearing was selected for both his filmmaking experience and his commitment to sharing Chicago stories… Read the full press release

DCASE to host 3rd annual Fifth Star Awards presented by Allstate Insurance Company on September 14

Guy King, Sones de México Ensemble, The Second City, Black Ensemble Theater and others will perform—along with event hosts The Q Brothers CHICAGO, 2016-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) will honor four Chicago artists and arts advocates and one iconic cultural institution at the 3rd annual… Read the full press release

The City of Chicago and DCASE: Chicago’s Memorial Day Parade and Wreath Laying Ceremony to be held on May 23

CHICAGO, 2015-5-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Chicago and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events are pleased to announce the Grand Marshall and date for Chicago’s Memorial Day Parade and Wreath Laying Ceremony on Saturday, May 23. The Wreath Laying Ceremony will begin at 11am on Daley Plaza (Dearborn and… Read the full press release

Chicago WinterDance to take place at the Chicago Cultural Center on January 3–5, 2014

Chicago, Il, United States, 2013-12-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce the schedule for Chicago WinterDance, January 3–5 at the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St.). The popular dancing series is the winter version of the popular SummerDance series, bringing people of all ages and skill levels together… Read the full press release

Chicago Film and Media Summit to offer panels, networking and short films Sunday, October 20 at Chicago Cultural Center

Chicago, Il, 2013-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) are pleased to announce that award-winning producer/writer Dick Wolf will be the keynote speaker during the inaugural Chicago Film and Media Summit. One of the television industry’s most successful and respected creators/producers of crime dramas, he is the man… Read the full press release

Chicago’s newest food fest City of Chicago Food Truck Rally is Friday, October 11 on Daley Plaza

First-ever City of Chicago Food Truck Rally is Friday, October 11 on Daley Plaza  Chicago , United States, 2013-10-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce the eight food trucks participating in Chicago’s newest food fest: the City of Chicago Food Truck Rally on Friday, October 11 at… Read the full press release