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American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Lauds Drop in Colorectal Cancer Deaths

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Lauds Drop in Colorectal Cancer Deaths

New report notes that if current trends continue, by 2020 death rates from colorectal cancer could decline by 36 percent The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) lauds the recent… Read more »

Lynne Nottage Becomes Second-Ever African American to Receive Pulitzer Prize in Drama for “Ruined”

Lynne Nottage Becomes Second-Ever African American to Receive Pulitzer Prize in Drama for “Ruined”

The Pulitzer Prize-winning production of Lynn Nottage’s Ruined directed by Kate Whoriskey extends for the seventh time (through August 2, 2009) since it moved off-Broadway earlier this year, direct from… Read more »

The Illinois Humanities Council Announces July 15 Deadline for Grant Proposals

The Illinois Humanities Council Announces July 15 Deadline for Grant Proposals

The Illinois Humanities Council (IHC) invites non-profit organizations to apply for funding for public humanities projects. Proposals for Major Grants (up to $10,000) and Mini Grants (up to $2,000) are… Read more »

Steppenwolf Theatre Announces American Play “Superior Donuts” to Replace “August: Osage County,” Tickets On Sale June 26

Steppenwolf Theatre Announces American Play “Superior Donuts” to Replace “August: Osage County,” Tickets On Sale June 26

Superior Donuts, Steppenwolf’s new American play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts will follow Letts’ Tony Award-winning play August: Osage County into The Music Box Theatre… Read more »

City of Chicago to Award $1 Million in Grants to Arts and Cultural Organizations in 2009

City of Chicago to Award $1 Million in Grants to Arts and Cultural Organizations in 2009

Mayor Richard M. Daley announced that the City will award CityArts grants totaling $1,000,000 for the year 2009, providing general operating support for Chicago nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and… Read more »

SHELebration: A Chicago Tribute to Shel Silverstein at Millenium Park July 13

SHELebration: A Chicago Tribute to Shel Silverstein at Millenium Park July 13

Celebrate Millennium Park’s 5th Birthday with a Night of Song and Spoken Word Honoring the Legendary Poet, Author, Illustrator and Songwriter Millennium Park will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a… Read more »

Illinois Humanities Council Now Accepting Applications for Free College Course in Chicago

Illinois Humanities Council Now Accepting Applications for Free College Course in Chicago

Applications for The Odyssey Project, offering Humanities courses for adults living on low incomes, are due August 14 The Illinois Humanities Council (IHC) is pleased to announce that it is accepting… Read more »

Roam the Chicago Botanic Garden After Hours During Nature Saturday Nights

Roam the Chicago Botanic Garden After Hours During Nature Saturday Nights

Saturdays, June 13, July 11, Aug. 8, Sept. 12, and Oct. 10 Spend an evening exploring the Garden with family and friends at Nature Nights! Families bring a picnic dinner… Read more »

The Music of Styx: A Free Concert in Millenium Park on July 12 During “Great Performers of Illinois” 2009

The Music of Styx: A Free Concert in Millenium Park on July 12 During “Great Performers of Illinois” 2009

Styx Singer Dennis DeYoung Receives “Great Performer of Illinois” Award as Part of Chicago’s Annual Free Festival Showcasing the Best of Illinois Talent Dennis DeYoung, former singer and songwriter of… Read more »

Set Up Work for the Taste of Chicago Detours 10 CTA Bus Routes

Set Up Work for the Taste of Chicago Detours 10 CTA Bus Routes

Reroutes in Effect from Saturday through Friday Evening, June 26 Beginning at 3pm Saturday, June 20 until 5 pm Friday, June 26, Columbus Drive between Roosevelt and Monroe; Monroe Drive… Read more »

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