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Mayor Lightfoot announces ‘Open Culture’ in-person summer, fall events indoors and out

Summer in the city — there’s much to do and see — in person.

That was the message from Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday announcing “Open Culture,” the next phase in the Open Chicago initiative that will safely and ultimately fully reopen the city to in-person outdoor events and indoor venues.

The announcement of the in-person events was made in conjunction with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Choose Chicago, the official tourism website for Chicago. The cultural affairs department is reviewing applications for outdoor festivals, street and art/craft fairs, and athletic events.

During a news conference

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Smithsonian announces reopening dates for 7 museums and the National Zoo

(CNN) — The Smithsonian Institution announced on Friday that it will reopen seven of its museums and the National Zoo to the public next month, kicking off a phased reopening after it temporarily closed its facilities because of the pandemic.

The National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia, will reopen on May 5, followed on May 14 by several more museums and galleries — the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum and its Renwick Gallery.

On May 21, the National Zoo will reopen,

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Drill Inc. Announces the Launch of the “Super Wall Art Tokyo”Created by Artists Tadanori Yokoo and Mimi Yokoo. Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL, Special13 Secret project

Super Wall Art Tokyo(IMAGE)

During the Olympic and Paralympic Games, in Tokyo,The world’s largest mural art installation will appear.

The walls of the landmark Marunouchi Building and New Marunouchi Building, in Tokyo are likened to a pair of canvases. So, the “Super Wall Art Tokyo” exhibition will use these to display two pieces of art with a height of approximately 150m and a width of approximately 35m. The wall art exhibition, which will have a total area of more than 7,000 m2, is unprecedented in Japan and around the world. It is

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BLINK 2022? Mayor announces plans to bring back Cincinnati’s interactive, glowing adventure

Declaring that the arts are back, Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley said the city has secured $1 million in funding for BLINK to return in 2022. Speaking Wednesday morning in front of Cincinnati Music Hall, the mayor announced his intent to bring back one of the city’s most popular arts and culture festivals. There have been two widely popular BLINK festivals so far, the last in 2019. Spanning more than 30 city blocks, BLINK includes hundreds of art installations – the largest light, art and culture event of its kind in the nation.“Cities are centered around culture. Art is the center … Read More