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Fifth Star Awards go to five outstanding Chicago cultural forces

Fifth Star Awards go to five outstanding Chicago cultural forces

May 28, 2015 / Books, Dance, People

This marks the second year of the Fifth Star Awards which are presented by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), in association with Allstate Insurance, to honor Chicago artists and cultural institutions. The 2015 honorees are: Writer Sandra Cisneros; beloved children’s music performer and educator Ella Jenkins; architect Stanley Tigerman; the program director of legendary rock station, WXRT, Norm Winer; and The Joffrey Ballet, celebrating its 20th season based in Chicago.