The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events presented their numbers at the City of Chicago's 2013 budget hearings. But some aldermen were most interested in a program that's no longer run by the department: the jumping jack program.
The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) has begun to fulfill Rahm Emmanuel’s campaign promise to draft a comprehensive cultural plan for the City of Chicago. We haven’t had a new one since 1986 when Mayor Harold Washington first established the Dept.
The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) will conduct “many community conversations” in early 2012 as the department begins the process of crafting a long-term, comprehensive cultural plan for the City of Chicago.So writes DCASE Commissioner Michelle T.
A spokesperson for the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) contacted me after I wrote last week’s blog post to provide some additional information and to correct some inaccuracies.The chief inaccuracy—one which I’ve been guilty of perpetuating—is the notion that the former Depa
Just a year after former Mayor Daley did a gut job on the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) over the strenuous objections of long-time Cultural Commish Lois Weisberg, the new mayor and his new Commish, Michelle T.
Companies and government agencies announced a lot fewer job cuts in Illinois last month compared with September. The latest job cuts data come from Challenger, Gray and Christmas, a Chicago company that helps employers manage the process of laying off workers.
Two years ago the state of Indiana closed the Cline Avenue Bridge that runs through northern Lake County.It served as a convenient by-pass off the Indiana Toll Road through Hammond and East Chicago, moving traffic quickly to casinos and points south. But structural problems long dogged the brid