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For more information about the Arts for Illinois Relief Fund, and to donate or apply for funding, visit ArtsforIllinois.org. Citywide Jazz Presentations: City representatives have not yet responded to requests for comment. The content is original, written by industry experts and contributing Op Eds. • 2015 – Claudia Quintet with Theo Bleckman and Kurt Elling / Chico Freeman featuring George Freeman / The Chicago Jazz Orchestra Many of the initiatives planned for 2020 will extend into 2021 — specifically, Chicago In Tune and the return of the House music, Gospel music, and Blues festivals. Create New Account. Stay on top of the latest national advertising, film, TV, entertainment and production news! Each week's concerts will sound from a different theme, with music posting each night on the DCASE YouTube channel. • The Jazz Showcase presents Dee Alexander Start exploring music in the key of Chicago at  yearofchicagomusic.org  and  do312.com/yearofchicagomusic, and join the conversation on social media using #YearofChicagoMusic and #ChicagoMusic. The popular Grant Park Music Festival is reimagined as Festival Remixed including weekly Wednesday-night radio broadcasts with longtime partner 98.7WFMT, as well as live and on-demand video streaming on select dates from June 10 through August 14. • 1988 – Von Freeman and Clifford Jordan Currently, the Spring blubs are on display at www.luriegarden.org/about/spring-bulb-display. Millennium Park at Home begins Memorial Day weekend, May 22 and 23 with a virtual DJ house mix on what would have been Chicago’s 5th Annual House Music Festival. For more information and updates on the City’s response to COVID-19, text COVID19 to 78015, email coronavirus@chicago.govor visit chicago.gov/coronavirus. Instead the Millennium Park at Home Series on May 29 and 30 will feature some of Chicago’s most renowned gospel artists will still bring the spirit through social media. The reason became clear when Morimoto Tweeted yesterday that his performance had been pulled because of statements that he made during it, in support of social justice. Events. Matt Ulery Pollinator Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) have designated 2020 and 2021 as the Year of Chicago Music. Aug 2, 2020 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. When word got out about the situation with Morimoto, Tasha also requested that her performance be pulled in solidarity, saying in part, “Their decision to remove Sen’s set from the lineup is blatant censorship to protect Lori Lightfoot’s name, and that’s not the side I want to be on.”, Video: Ted Wheeler faces backlash from protesters despite his sympathies (FOX News). Blues was born in Chicago and on what would have been the 37th Annual Blues Fest, June 5, 6, and 7 live Blues will still be enjoyed online. • 2015 – Henry Butler, Steven Bernstein & the Hot 9 / Fred Hersch Trio / Marquis Hill Blacktet SUBSCRIBE: Sign up for our FREE e-lert here. NextGenJazz Series: Isabella Isherwood DCASE Homepage  >  Millennium Park  >  Millennium Park at Home, Thursday, September 3, 4–8pm youtube.com/ChicagoDCASE, with Commissioner Mark Kelly, DCASE, Heather Ireland Robinson, JIC, and Paul Abella, 90.9fm WDCB Public Radio, 6:10pm: Nick Mazzarella Trio (feat. or. Grant Park Music Festival is also working on presenting online programming this summer, and you can follow along with the Park’s Lurie Garden on it’s website and Facebook. Year of Chicago Music Grant Park Music Festival is also working on presenting online programming this summer, and you can follow along with the Park’s Lurie Garden on it’s website and Facebook. Millennium Park at Home begins Memorial Day weekend with House Music, Gospel Music and Blues Music concerts to launch the new online series of music, arts and recreation programming. In support of the live music industry, DCASE has partnered with Do312 to highlight local music venues with musicians now sharing “Music in the Key of Chicago” on virtual platforms. The decision of both artists to remove their performances was met with strong approval. Tito Carrillo Quintet (feat. The Year of Chicago Music will continue this year and throughout next year, to amplify the excitement and momentum building across the local industry. This year the City would have celebrated the 35th Annual Gospel Music festival. Due to COVID-19, voters are encouraged to Vote by Mail or Early Vote. DCASE is also collaborating with Do312 to collect and promote listings of virtual concerts (do312.com/yearofchicagomusic), and Choose Chicago has curated an exhaustive list of virtual events of all kinds (choosechicago.com/things-to-do/chicago-home). Additional Millennium Park online programming: Additional Millennium Park online programming includes the Chicago Children’s Choir’s Virtual Paint the Town Red, taking the tenth anniversary of this tradition online this Thursday, May 21, at 7pm (ccchoir.org/events). Matt Ulery, Quin Kirchner) 6:50pm: Rempis, Reid, Abrams Trio (Dave Rempis, Tomeka Reid, Joshua Abrams) 7:30pm: Tito Carrillo Quintet (feat. Millennium Park at Home: Workouts. Christine Carrino    christine.carrino@cityofchicago.org, Jamey Lundblad    jamey.lundblad@cityofchicago.org. “Millennium Park at Home: Chicago Jazz” is produced by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and programmed by the Jazz Institute of Chicago, with support from Millennium Park Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, 90.9fm WDCB Public Radio and Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). Junius Paul and Charles Heath) 7:30pm: Twin Talk (Katie Ernst, Andrew Green, Dustin Laurenzi). Grant support is provided by McDonald's Active Lifestyles Endowment, managed by the Millennium Park Foundation. with Commissioner Mark Kelly, DCASE, Heather Ireland Robinson, JIC, and Dan Bindert, 90.9fm WDCB Public Radio The City of Chicago and its partners working with the local music industry will launch a marketing campaign for Chicago music; provide additional financial grants for musicians and music projects; encourage dialog around inclusion and equity; and call on civic, philanthropic, arts and business leaders to support the music industry. For more information and updates on the City’s response to COVID-19, text COVID19 to 78015, email coronavirus@chicago.gov or visit chicago.gov/coronavirus. • Kalapriya Foundation presents Anjali Ray Rich Moore, Stu Mindeman, Matt Ulery, Juan Pastor), Friday, September 4, 4–8pm The City of Chicago and its partners working with the local music industry will launch a marketing campaign for Chicago music; provide additional financial grants for musicians and music projects; encourage dialog around inclusion and equity; and call on civic, philanthropic, arts and business leaders to support the music industry. View all concerts at youtube.com/ChicagoDCASE. This citywide, year-long focus on music is one of the first of its kind in the U.S. Citywide Jazz Presentations: Not only were Christopher Columbus statues removed, so were performances by a pair of Chicago artists from the Millennium Park at Home series. I was asked to remove the statement, otherwise the video would be pulled and I was not comfortable censoring my criticism of the mayor at the request of the City of Chicago. Learn from some of the top Black chefs in the Chicago area and enjoy cooking demonstrations all month long. Victor Garcia, Saturday, September 5, 4–8pm Currently, the Spring blubs are on display at www.luriegarden.org/about/spring-bulb-display. Chicago International Film Festival Industry Days. Rumback, Tate, Baker YouTube Chicago, Illinois. Millennium Park has reopened with entrance and exit at secured locations with capacity limits (see below). Instead the Millennium Park at Home Series on May 29 and 30 will feature some of Chicago’s most renowned gospel artists will still bring the spirit through social media. The Chicago Cultural Center is also offering online programming related to the exhibitions and Meet the Artists programming. Scott Hesse and Xavier Breaker) If you’re missing the Millennium Park Summer Music Series, check out these online concerts featuring Music in the Key of Chicago.

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