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ENJOYING LINCOLN PARK

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hicago’s music, art and theater scenes have been producing nationally-renowned talent for generations. In Lincoln Park, we have countless opportunities to see emerging or established talent at our many venues. Everyone knows that Chicago is home to the blues, and Lincoln Park has several famous venues for this style of music. That’s why you have to stop by Kingston Mines and B.L.U.E.S., which feature amazing blues musicians each night. If more modern and up-and-coming music is your style, check out the Park West and Lincoln Hall, where amazing sound and an intimate layout put you at arm’s reach to your favorite band or the next “big thing” on tour. On any given night in Lincoln Park, you’ll find as many as 10 stages full of theater productions ranging from the dramatic to over-the-top and hilarious. The DePaul Theatre School highlights the next generation of theater actors while Steppenwolf

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Theatre Company brings the country’s best talent together at popular shows. Along Lincoln Avenue you’ll find Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, The Greenhouse Theater Center, performances of Emerald City Theatre (at the Apollo Theatre) and the American Blues Theater. And how could we mention theater without giving props to the amazing comedy scenes found in Lincoln Park – The Second City, which has graduated some of today’s top comedians, as well as the iO Theater renowned for its improv performances! The public art is worth an afternoon exploring in itself. In Lincoln Park, you’ll spot Abraham Lincoln, Alexander Hamilton, Ulysses S. Grant, Shakespeare and more. In Oz Park, Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion and the Scarecrow are sprinkled throughout. And along busy commercial corridors in Lincoln Park, you’ll find sculptures from local artists, thanks to the Art on Clark 3D Program and the Chicago Sculpture Exhibit.

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