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    Explore Chicago Ideas Week Onstage Programs

    These events will help you reinterpret the limits of possibility and inspire you to be the change you've been waiting to see. Tickets available now.
    October 18, 6:00pm

    An Acoustic Tour of DePaul’s New Holtschneider Performance Center

    Whether you're a music expert or a novice, you’ll walk away from this unique Lab with a new appreciation for the work, design, and science that goes into creating the perfect sound in a music performance space.
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    Introducing Our New Premier Event: Ideas Day

    What if you could take action in a Chicago community at the moment of inspiration? At Ideas Day, our reimagined premier event, you'll attend a morning session of inspiring talks and performances followed by an afternoon of action in a Chicago neighborhood in partnership with Chicago Cares.

    What's Chicago Ideas Week like?

    See highlights from 2017 to understand why Chicago Ideas matters to the community.

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    Chicago Ideas is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors, who ensure that ideas truly are for everyone.