Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Announces 2020 dates of its marquee festivals, events and exhibitions

2020 initiatives highlight the “Year of Chicago Music,” Chicago’s Music Legacy and thousands of public programs in downtown Chicago and across the city’s neighborhoods Chicago, IL, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce the 2020 dates of its marquee festivals, events and exhibitions… Read the full press release

DCASE announces the lineup for the daylong YAS! Fest on Saturday, September 21

The free-admission festival presented by Allstate Insurance Company includes performances by hip hop star Tink, OSTON, The Era, Mariachi Herencia de México, CircEsteem, Chicago Public Library YOUmedia and many more Chicago, IL, 2019-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is thrilled to announce the lineup for the… Read the full press release

DCASE announces schedule for the 21ST Annual World Music Festival Chicago from September 13 to 29

Performances at 17 venues across the city include the all-night Ragamala at the Chicago Cultural Center, ¡SÚBELO! – A Celebration of Pan Latin Music and Culture in Millennium Park, the Global Peace Picnic in Humboldt Park and World Music Festival meets the World Dumpling Fest at Navy Pier and much more Chicago, IL, 2019-Jul-29 —… Read the full press release

DCASE: Kwame Amoaku appointed as Director of the Chicago Film Office

As the diversity of the film industry continues to grow, 25-year industry veteran Amoaku is first African-American to head up this vital role CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today (July 15, 2019) announced Kwame Amoaku as Director of the Chicago Film Office. Amoaku… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announces 2019 dates of its marquee festivals, events and exhibitions

2019 initiatives highlight the “Year of Chicago Theatre,” Chicago’s Music Legacy and thousands of public programs in downtown Chicago and across the city’s neighborhoods Chicago, Illinois, 2018-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce the 2019 dates of its marquee festivals, events and exhibitions… Read the full press release

DCASE launches #BornCreative Campaign to highlight work of Chicago’s young artists

Year of Creative Youth Features the Work and Talent of Young Artists at Exhibitions, Events and Festivals Throughout the Year Chicago, IL, 2018-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events have designated 2018 as the Year of Creative Youth – a citywide celebration of Chicago’s young artists and… Read the full press release

City of Chicago announces Millennium Park’s 2018 summer season Schedule

Chicago, IL, 2018-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) are pleased to announce the dates for Millennium Park’s 2018 summer season which runs from May through September. Millennium Park will offer traditional favorites like the Chicago House Music Festival, Chicago Gospel Music Festival,… Read the full press release

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