Chicago Sun-Times: Chicago artist Nate Baranowski is pairing up with Howard Street businesses this summer for a virtual chalk art festival on Instagram Life. Read online.
FOX TV: Elizabeth Neukirch from the Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce talks about the reopening of the Wicker Park Farmers Market with added precautions due to COVID-19. Watch online.
Chicago Tribune: $200,000 was awarded in June to those small museums and libraries with budgets under $1 million, according to Ellen Placey Wadey, Donnelley Foundation Arts & Collections Senior Program Officer. Read online.
‘The Nutcracker’ is the coronavirus’s latest casualty. Here’s what the loss means for some ballet companies.
Washington Post: Joffrey Ballet dancer Victoria Jaiani hadn’t performed for three months as a result of pandemic shutdowns, and she was doubtful she’d dance this fall. Read online.
Chicago Sun Times: Unlike most other members of the League of American Orchestras, at least one third of the musicians, staff and board of the Chicago Sinfonietta are people of color. Read online.
NBC TV: For the first time, alumni of the Chicago Children’s Choir are holding a virtual concert to celebrate Juneteenth. It’s a concert with a message. Watch online.
With streaming version of ‘Infinite Wrench,’ the nimble Neo-Futurists respond fast to a week like no other
Chicago Tribune A&E cover story: At their 31-year-old, late-night show, the Neo-Futurists generally offer their fans 30 short, original plays at the company’s Andersonville location. This weekend, the company restricted itself to seven. All premiers and all penned within the last extraordinary week. Read online.
3 dancers suggest exercises to tone muscles at home. Read online.
WGN TV: Around ‘The House’ checks in with Joffrey Ballet artist Derrick Agnoletti to talk about how he’s staying sane and in shape while sheltering in place. Watch online.
Univision TV: Rogers Park Business Alliance bilingual program manager Rebeca Fernandez talks about their support for Latinx businesses in Chicago. Watch online.