Hello, my name is Omotola and I love art. So I was ecstatic when I learned about ACTIVATE, a free event that, "transforms iconic Loop alleys into pop-up urban experiences. Combining the talents of Chicago’s most creative minds, the events feature art, music, and more in unique urban settings". If that isn't convincing enough, an RSVP gets you a free drink, what more could a girl ask for? I've only attended two events so far but I'm obsessed. Apart from supporting local artists, one of my favorite aspects of the event is the diverse crowd it attracts. We all know Chicago is a diverse city and it's great to see this in an event celebrating art. I was able to speak with some of the artists during the second event and it was great hearing about their process. There are four more events this year and I definitely think it's worth checking out.
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