Bringing Moving Music & Visual Art to the Streets

Whale In The City

SEPT 24 2011

Opera-Matic gave birth to a giant whale to perform a duet with Andrew Bird at the Hideout Block Party. The event was attended by 10,000 people, raising over $30,000 for local public schools.


This program is partially supported by grants from the Illinois Arts Council Agency and CityArts, a program of the Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events. Opera-Matic programs are also made possible through support from the National Endowment for the Arts Art Works program, Alphawood, the Chicago Community Trust, Night Out in the Parks, and more. Visit our "Support" page for more information. 

This project is supported by a Community Arts Assistance Program grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.

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