Author: Beth Silverman

3Arts Awards marks 15 years with nearly $500,000 in grants to women, artists of color and artists with disabilities

Chicago Tribune: Peregrine Bermas was having a not-so-stellar day before the call about being awarded a $30,000 grant from 3Arts, a nonprofit grant-making organization that has distributed $5.8 million in funds since 2007 to more than 1,800 artists — the majority of whom were women, people of color and artists with disabilities — came through. [...]
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Yas! Chicago gets its first youth arts festival

The culminating event of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Year of Creative Youth initiative, the festival will feature hundreds of local creatives showcasing their talents (dance, fashion, theater, music, spoken word, the visual arts, among others) throughout the Millennium Park campus on Saturday. Workshops, pop-up performances, DJs, mural painting and a variety of interactive activities, including performances from the […]

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