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Pier People Chat with Artist Pete Nawara

Pier People Chat with Artist Pete Nawara

April 29, 2015

April 29, 2015 If you haven’t yet had a chance to speak with Pete Nawara, the artist responsible for the beautiful, hand-painted Pier People mural in the new food experience, we highly suggest you stop and chat with him! Pete and his team are at the Pier most days projecting or painting to complete this […]

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Every Day is Earth Day at Navy Pier

Every Day is Earth Day at Navy Pier

April 22, 2015

April 22, 2015 Today being Earth Day, we couldn’t think of a better day to highlight the sustainability efforts that have been underway for the reimagination of Navy Pier. This re-development project, designed by James Corner’s Field Operations, intends to make Navy Pier a greener, more contemporary space where tourists and locals alike can enjoy. […]

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Sense and Sensibility: A Q & A with the Cast

Sense and Sensibility: A Q & A with the Cast

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 Navy Pier sat down with the leading women of Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s new performance, Sense and Sensibility. Opening April 18, 2015, this Jane Austen classic has a new added twist: a special musical composition written by Tony Award®-nominated composer Paul Gordon created especially for the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Needless to say, we were excited […]

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Around the World in Eight Weeks

Around the World in Eight Weeks

April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015 Neighborhoods of the World presented by ComEd is an entertaining yet educating series of events held each year at Navy Pier. For eight weeks each Sunday, a new group encompasses the Crystal Gardens with food, dance, and knowledge about its culture. This year was particularly special because artists Pete Nawara and Michael […]

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Peer into the Pier People Mural

Peer into the Pier People Mural

April 2, 2015

April 2, 2015 The reimagination of Navy Pier has inspired many changes – both indoors and out. If you’ve taken a stroll through the new food experience, you have probably seen two artists – Pete Nawara and Michael Pasier – hard at work painting what is known as the Pier People mural, a celebration of the […]

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