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Chicago holiday entertainment for 2020: Our list of 40 shows, live events a...

Chicago Tribune, 12/4/2020

A new season of projections on the Merchandise Mart begins. A work of video art inspired by the Joffrey Ballet’s holiday classic “The Nutcracker” will include images from its ballet set during the 1893 World’s Fair, as well as the Tchaikovsky score.

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USA Today, 12/3/2020

It's worth the bundled-up outing as Art on theMart offers winter holiday imagery to the the largest permanent digital art projection on the planet. A 25-story-tall video installation takes over the side of the Merchandise Mart blanketing the historic facade with bold colors and moving images.

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Choose Chicago, 11/17/2020

See The Nutcracker, Monet’s water lilies, and more come to life at Art on theMART. The world’s largest digital art display will debut a larger-than-life program featuring collaborations with The Joffrey Ballet, the Art Institute of Chicago, and Arts of Life.

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Joffrey Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ is part of an Art on theMart video ...

Chicago Tribune, 11/13/2020

And on a chilly Thursday night on Chicago’s Riverwalk, a few minutes of images from the Joffrey Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” projected on the surface of the Merchandise Mart certainly didn’t imply holiday normalcy. But they at least represented survival.

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‘Art on theMART’ lights the night

Chicago Sun Times, 11/12/2020

Hundreds gather in front of the Merchandise Mart on Chicago’s Riverwalk to watch Thursday night’s kickoff of “Art on the Mart” with a special “Nutcracker”-themed presentation from Joffrey Ballet.

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Art on theMART presents new projections by Joffrey Ballet, the Art Institut...

Choose Chicago, 11/12/2020

Art on theMART will resume projections on Thursday, November 12 with an all new program. Just in time to celebrate the holidays...

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