Live music, art installation highlights of busy winter at Navy Pier

Thursday, February 15, 2018 12:29PM
Even though it's the middle of winter there is no shortage of things to do at Navy Pier.


CHICAGO - Even though it's the middle of winter there is no shortage of things to do at Navy Pier.

Navy Pier Spokesperson Payal Patel stopped by ABC7 to talk about a few of the events currently underway at Navy Pier.

Stroller Grooves
February 6 - March 27
Crystal Gardens at Navy Pier
Free and open to public
Stroller Grooves is a free, eight-week live music series offered every Tuesday in February and March from 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Navy Pier's Crystal Gardens. This inaugural series will showcase premier local talent who specialize in music arrangements for younger audiences. Performers include Little Miss Ann-mom, former Chicago Public School teacher and award-winning kids' musician; Q Brothers, famous for their "add-rap-tions" or remixes of original music spun by a live deejay; among other noteworthy talented acts.

Prismatica
February 16 - April 15
Polk Bros Park at Navy Pier
Free and open to public
Prismatica is Navy Pier's latest free, temporary public art installation, presented in partnership with Quartier des Spectacles and RAW Design and supported by Hilton. This dynamic art experience is comprised of 25 six-foot pivoting prisms - resembling giant kaleidoscopes - that transform Navy Pier's Polk Bros Park into a field of bold colors and bright lights. The prisms reflect every color in the visible spectrum and transmit blissful sounds upon interaction, allowing for infinite interplay with this unique art installation.

Global Connections presented By ComEd
February 10 | February 24 | March 4
Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier
Free and open to public
Global Connections presented by ComEd is a free, three-part series that pays tribute to the world-wide cultural celebrations of Carnivale, Chinese New Year and Holi - all brought to life in the Pier's historic Aon Grand Ballroom through art, dance, food and music!

For more information on these events visit www.navypier.org.
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