Newcity is pleased to report that Kevin Greene has joined our staff as Assistant Theater Editor. In this role, Kevin will take the lead in planning and executing Newcity’s coverage of Chicago’s vibrant theater, comedy and opera worlds. A playwright, critic, musician, and armchair psychologist, Kevin is thrilled to join the editorial staff at Newcity. Getting his start as a film critic for Tiny Mixtapes, Kevin has since regularly published his thoughts on theater, film, television and Kanye West. His writing has appeared in The Red Herring, The Caledonian-Record, Chicago Stage Standard and Chicago Innerview Magazine. Additionally, Kevin has worked as Public Relations Manager for The Wulfden where two of his short plays have been produced.
All pitches for coverage should be sent to Kevin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Newcity’s ending the year with a bang—our annual Super Issue closes out the year by combining our Top 5 of Everything, the beloved feature that chronicles the year’s top movies, music, books, plays and more, with our Holiday Movie Guide, which gives our audience a trusted overview of the crowded cinema season.
As the final issue of the year, it also reaches our affluent, city audience leading up to both the end of the holiday shopping season and preparations for New Year’s Eve celebrations.
So if you want to end your year with a bang of your own, the Super Issue is the place to make your end-of-year impact.
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Presents is our annual guide to the holiday season, where we deliver an authentically warm, funny, and sometimes dark perspective on the season in Chicago.
Who should advertise?
Destination retail, including museum gift shops, who rely on a busy holiday season and have a great story to tell our large, city-based and affluent audience;
Theaters, dance companies and cultural institutions who produce special shows for the season;
Restaurants, who would like to feed our audience, as they look for sustenance and conviviality after shopping or on their way to hoiday stage performances;
Artists and gallerists looking to reach collectors before the holidays, or organize or participate in art- or artisan-driven local gift fairs;
Fashion retailers, who want to sell holiday party pieces to our audience members to wear to holiday gatherings or cultural events.
In other words, anyone who wants to make things happen in this holiday season. Read the rest of this entry »
Following UChicago’s holiday break, Hyde Park comes to life with students, professors and neighborhood visitors crowding its streets.
Many of these visitors are drawn to the neighborhood by the University of Chicago’s distinguished cultural offerings. From the Logan Center and the Arts Incubator to Court Theatre and the Smart Museum, the University of Chicago is home to renowned arts destinations, and world-class artists and emerging creators alike.
UChicago Arts: A quarterly guide to arts & culture at the University of Chicago
UChicago Arts is the face of the university’s cultural world, and the UChicago Arts magazine offers an unparalleled opportunity to reach the elite cultural audience its programs serve.
The UChicago Arts publication is printed in a magazine format, with a press run of 56,000 copies that will be inserted into the January 16-31 The Players: The 50 leading characters in theater, dance, comedy & opera/Life 101 edition of Newcity, street-teamed to select locations around Chicago and, of course, available at all of the University of Chicago’s key cultural venues. Read the rest of this entry »
A blockbuster way to reach Lakeview residents and Chicago cinephiles
The Music Box Theatre reaches its peak attendance during the holiday season, when the theater becomes a magnet for festive families, holiday moviegoers, and regular patrons alike. Local businesses and film institutions alike can join in the Music Box’s holiday fever by advertising in the the theatre’s bi-monthly magazine guide.
With a two-month user life, the events-centric guide is printed as a pocket-sized magazine (32 pages, 5.375 inches wide by 8.375 inches tall) and functions as both a visitors guide to the venue as well as a marketing tool for neighboring and citywide businesses and events.
Distribution: 30,000 circulation includes comprehensive reach of Music Box patrons, plus standalone distribution to more than 200 locations, including local hospitality, retail, restaurant and dedicated news boxes.
Publication Date: November 19
Space Deadline: November 6 (or when sold out)
Artwork Deadline: November 11
Print ad (quarterly theater attendance estimated at 35,000)
Listing on MusicBoxTheatre.com (170,000 unique visitors over three-month ad cycle) in partners section and in rotation on home page
Available advertising is limited and is expected to sell out before deadline.
On November 5th, Newcity will be publishing its legendary Best of Chicago edition. The most influential chronicle of the city all year, it’s one edition that anyone with a stake in Chicago should advertise in.
Newcity’s Best of Chicago, an oft-imitated but never duplicated edition, continues its reinvention as the city’s first ‘Best of’ edition, asking featured guests from our influential Leaders of Culture editions to offer a curated look at the Best in 2015. Advertisers in the issue will find a presence among the most best and most influential culture that the city has to offer.
For the third consecutive year, Newcity has seen significant growth in both advertising revenue and circulation. At a time of transition in our industry, this stands as a testament to the vitality of our publication, seen nowhere as significantly as in our Best of Chicago issue.
Put yourself at the center of the ‘Best’ conversation in Chicago by reserving space today.
Issue Date: November 5
Space Deadline: October 29
Materials Deadline: October 30
This October, Newcity will once again survey the world of film and television in Chicago, in our third edition of the Film 50.
As the film world becomes increasingly decentralized, Chicago has become host to a growing number of independent filmmakers, hit television shows and blockbuster movies, each year’s production spend outpacing the previous year’s and breaking new records for the city. Last year’s edition of Film 50 focused on the creatives shaping this world, while this year we’ll shift our focus to the movers and shakers of Chicago’s film ecosystem.
For any organization with a stake in the world of film, particularly in Chicago, this is a key edition to advertise in.
Important to note–this year’s edition will be published just in time for the Chicago International Film Festival, running from October 15 – 29. Read the rest of this entry »
Newcity is pleased to announce the release of our edition examining the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial, which looks to be a critical force in the future of the city’s design and visual culture.
This special issue will be released October 1, and will offer a comprehensive look at the Biennial through the scope of Newcity’s leading design coverage, including its exhibitions, events and figures – notably co-curators and 2015 Design 50 cover stars Sarah Herda and Joseph Grima. Read the rest of this entry »
A blockbuster way to reach Lakeview residents and Chicago cinephiles
The Music Box Theatre, a cultural pillar to Lakeview residents and one of Chicago’s premier venues of independent and foreign film to cinephiles citywide, embarks on this most important season in film with a new lounge expansion. Local businesses and film institutions alike looking to join in the Music Box’s expanding success can look to the theatre’s bi-monthly magazine guide.
With an active two-month user life, the events-centric calendar is printed as a pocket-sized magazine (32 pages, 5.375 inches wide by 8.375 inches tall) and functions as both a visitors guide to the venue as well as a marketing tool for neighboring and citywide businesses and events.
Distribution: 30,000 circulation includes comprehensive reach of Music Box patrons, plus standalone distribution to more than 200 locations, including local hospitality, retail, restaurant and dedicated news boxes. Read the rest of this entry »
Newcity is pleased to announce the return of our special edition of influencers in Chicago’s visual arts culture, the Art 50. While last year’s edition focused on the artists themselves, this year’s issue will turn its attention to the city’s support network for local artists: gallerists, curators, museum staff and more.
Timed to coincide with EXPO Chicago, the issue’s documentation and examination of the art world’s “movers and shakers” will be a central piece to Chicago’s showcase art week. Galleries, art institutions, and other cultural venues with a stake in the city’s fall art season should consider a presence in this special Leaders of Culture edition.
Advertising space deadline: September 10
Advertising artwork deadline: September 11
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