Archive for 'Cultural Heritage'

175 Days to Love Chicago: 14th Annual Katherine Dunham Tribute

Katherine Dunham Celebrate the legacy of Chicago-born Katherine Dunham, a legendary dancer and choreographer who raised awareness of the cultures of the African diaspora. Be inspired by SpiritWing Dance Ensemble’s 14th Annual Katherine Dunham Tribute, a free admission dance performance, and our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Thursday, June 21.

175 Days to Love Chicago: American Spanish Dance and Music Festival

Over 40 dancers and musicians bring the rhythms and passion of Spain to Chicago at the American Spanish Dance and Music Festival, June 14-24, and our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Thursday, June 14! 

175 Days to Love Chicago: Chicago Greeter

Explore Chicago with a friendly, knowledgeable Chicago Greeter as your guide. This free service, offered daily, is our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Monday, June 4!

175 Days to Love Chicago: Maifest Chicago 2012

Feel the spirit of friendship (a.k.a. “gemütlichkeit”) fill Lincoln Square as you celebrate German culture, food and music at Maifest Chicago 2012, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Thursday, May 31.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Uncovered & Rediscovered: Stories of Jewish Chicago

Celebrate the Jewish experience and impact throughout Chicago’s history when you experience Movers, Shakers and History-Makers at the Spertus Institute. It’s the fifth chapter in Spertus’ FREE eight-part series Uncovered & Rediscovered: Stories of Jewish Chicago, and it’s our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Thursday, April 26.

175 Days to Love Chicago: My Chinatown: Stories from Within

Go behind the beautiful architecture of Chinatown and hear stories that illuminate its vibrant past and present at the opening day of the Chinese-American Museum of Chicago’s My Chinatown: Stories from Within, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Saturday, April 21.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Re-Spiced: A Silk Road Cabaret

For a show that’s playful, sexy and somewhat subversive, catch Silk Road Rising’s Re-Spiced: A Silk Road Cabaret, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Sunday, April 8th.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Of Dolls and Murder Film Screening at Glessner House Museum

Celebrate a Chicagoan who blew the lid off of crime scene investigation as you watch the story of Captain Frances Glessner Lee in the documentary Of Dolls and Murder at her former home, the Glessner House Museum.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Hops & Barley: Pubs and Microbreweries Tour

Hop on board the inaugural run of the Hops & Barley: Pubs & Microbreweries Tour and journey to three neighborhood breweries—Haymarket, Piece and Revolution—whose artisan-crafted creations keep Chicago on the beer-making map.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Party at the Parrot Cage

Swing into the Parrot Cage Restaurant at the South Shore Cultural Center for two-for-one entrées in honor of Chicago’s 175th birthday, and get a taste of their delightful blend of new culinary talent and turn-of-the-century grandeur!