Archive | Arts on Chicago

Did you get your Neighborhood Love Notes?

  Neighborhood Love Notes is a mail art project by Rachel Jendrzejewski and Drew Sieplinga. This spring, all residents and businesses in the Central, Powderhorn Park, Bancroft, and Bryant neighborhoods were sent a gift in the mail – a pop-up card and original poem – plus an invitation to respond to several prompts: If you […]

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Chicago Avenue Project 2015: Drastic Times Call For Drastic Measures

Now in its 20th year, Pillsbury House Theatre’s award-winning Chicago Avenue Project returns on November 2nd and 3rd. Drastic Times Call for Drastic Measures features ten original, short plays written by South Minneapolis youth who are mentored and directed by Twin Cities theatre artists, and performed by professional actors, including Kimberly Richardson, Taous Khazem, and Clarence Wethern; […]

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Arts on Chicago continues in 2014

The Arts on Chicago Initiative continues in 2014 with three unique arts activities: Peter Haakon Thompson’s Temporary Table Tennis Trailer, Esther Ouray’s In the Pursuit of Happiness, and video from David Luke’s Upstream Animated. These Arts on Chicago 2014 projects will be on display at the 38th and Chicago BBQ and Music Festival on June […]

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Creative Practice + (Social Service and Neighborhood Revitalization) = Happy People

Last month, our Co-Artistic Director Noël Raymond gave at talk at the National Innovation Summit for Arts & Culture on how Pillsbury House + Theatre is exploring how artists and artistic practice can infiltrate social service and neighborhood revitalization in a way that makes radical organizational restructuring easier, collaboration and collective impact successful, and neighborhoods […]

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