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Chicago's summer will heat up with The Living Loop Performing Arts Festival

The Living Loop Performing Arts Festival
The Living Loop Performing Arts Festival
The Living Loop Performing Arts Festival

Friday lunch-hours will become more exciting this summer when The Living Loop Performing Arts Festival comes to Chicago. Presented by High Concept Laboratories in collaboration with Chicago Loop Alliance, the free 12-week event takes place fom June 6 to August 29, 2014.

“Placemaking and place management are key priorities for Chicago Loop Alliance, and The Living Loop is a continuation of our efforts to enliven public spaces downtown,” notes CLA Executive Director Michael Edwards.

“High Concept Laboratories has curated an exciting lineup of artists for the summer, and The Chicago Community Trust’s generous support ensures the festival will be accessible to all members of our community, as audience members can attend and participate free of charge.”

Adventure Sandwich, Antony Ablan & The Tramps, Chicago Q Ensemble, Hubbard Street 2, Hugh Lee, Kalapriya Center for Indian Performing Arts, M.A.D.D. Rhythms, Mexican Folkloric Dance Company of Chicago, Mozawa, Parlour Tapes +, ROOMS and Solaire are among the artists participating in the festival.

“High Concept Laboratories is thrilled to present the work of this remarkably talented and vibrant group of artists,” adds The Living Loop Festival Director Molly Feingold. “We can't wait to see the exciting new intersections created between audiences and artist as we re-imagine the performing arts outside of the traditional concert halls and theaters and into the streets of Chicago.”

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