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An image from dancers in the Bud Billiken Parade is projected onto the Merchandise Mart. (WTTW News)

The Bud Billiken Parade is taking over a prominent downtown building in a projection film titled “Billiken.” It features dancers from the Bringing Out Talent Dance Company.

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“Footnotes” co-producer Brandon K. Calhoun talks about the art of footwork. (WTTW News)

Footwork is an art form that consists of both music and dance, and it’s brought people together from around the world. Now it’s bringing folks downtown to see animated projections on the Merchandise Mart.

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Art on the Mart’s unique location — projected across the massive face of the building formerly known as The Merchandise Mart, makes for optimal views whether you’re walking or driving. (WTTW News)

One of the city’s most public art experiences is back with a trip through the universe. Art on the Mart is working with local cultural institutions to bring their work to Wacker Drive.

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This weekend, the largest digital art projection in the world will be projected onto a Chicago landmark. Here’s a preview of Art on the Mart.

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One of Chicago's top technology incubators, 1871, is getting a substantial state grant to expand its Merchandise Mart space another 25,000 square feet.

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Catch Big Fish on stage, superheroes and heroines at McCormick Place, and timeless antiques at the Merchandise Mart; Chicago Tonight knows what’s going on this weekend.

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A major score for Chicago as Motorola Mobility relocates to the city, bringing 3,000 jobs. But at what cost? Paris Schutz has the story.

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Kris Kridel

Is the Merchandise Mart about to get a major new tenant? Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and more top business headlines.

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It's still under construction, but a huge space at the Merchandise Mart could become the cradle of the next generation of internet giants. We take a look inside the venture called "1871."