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

City of Chicago: 112-year-old George Washington Monument at Martin Luther King Drive and 51st Street fully restored

Chicago, 2016-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Just in time to honor one of our country’s first and most honorable veterans on Veterans Day, the City of Chicago announces the completion of the restoration of the 112-year-old George Washington Monument at Martin Luther King Drive and 51st Street. The bronze sculpture of Washington, astride a… Read the full press release

103rd Annual Chicago Christmas Tree Lighting on November 18 headlined by STOMP

The Scholla family of Wauconda will light their 69-Foot Norway Spruce at the 103rd Annual Chicago Christmas Tree Lighting on November 18 in Millennium Park CHICAGO, 2016-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Chicago is pleased to announce that this year’s official Chicago Christmas Tree is a 69-foot Norway Spruce donated by the… 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