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.
It will be a smooth transition for the Chicago office of Actors Equity Association, with long-time high-level staffer Christine Provost named to succeed Kathryn V. Lamkey as Central Regional Director/Assistant Executive Director, effective January 1.
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.
We hear that Chicago’s-own Jessie Mueller, soon to make her Broadway debut as the romantic lead in a major revision/revival of On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, has been moonlighting from rehearsals in spectacular fashion.