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Newly Formed Jazz Partnership to be Presenting Sponsor for Chicago Jazz Festival

The City of Chicago and new presenting sponsor, The Chicago Jazz Partnership, announced the complete schedule for the 2008 Chicago Jazz Festival.
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2007 MacArthur Fellow: Shen Wei

Choreographer Shen Wei was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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2007 MacArthur Fellow: Joan Snyder

Painter Joan Snyder was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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2007 MacArthur Fellow: Lynn Nottage

Playwright Lynn Nottage was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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2007 MacArthur Fellow: Whitfield Lovell

Painter/installation artist Whitfield Lovell was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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2007 MacArthur Fellow: Corey Harris

Blues musician Corey Harris was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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Martha Lavey on Chicago Arts & Culture (MacArthur Video)

On November 2, 2006, MacArthur and its partner organizations, the Prince Charitable Trusts and the Driehaus Foundation, hosted a panel discussion about arts and culture leadership in Chicago. Martha Lavey, a panelist, discussed the arts and ...
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Lawrence "Ren" Weschler on Chicago Arts & Culture

On November 2, 2006, MacArthur and its partner organizations, the Prince Charitable Trusts and the Driehaus Foundation, hosted a panel discussion about arts and culture leadership in Chicago. Lawrence "Ren" Wechsler, a panelist, discussed the arts ...
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Jonathan Fanton on Chicago Arts & Culture (MacArthur Video)

On November 2, 2006, MacArthur and its partner organizations, the Prince Charitable Trusts and the Driehaus Foundation, hosted a panel discussion about arts and culture leadership in Chicago. Jonathan Fanton opened the panel discussion.
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Kerry James Marshall on Chicago Arts & Culture

On November 2, 2006, MacArthur and its partner organizations, the Prince Charitable Trusts and the Driehaus Foundation, hosted a panel discussion about arts and culture leadership in Chicago. Kerry James Marshall, a panelist, discussed the arts ...