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  • adidas Windy City National Qualifier 2019
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    04/19/2019 to 04/21/2019 - […]

  • Laurie Simmons: Big Camera/Little Camera
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    02/23/2019 to 05/05/2019 - This exhibition showcases four decades of work by Laurie Simmons, a pioneer of new directions in art photography. Since the late 1970s, when she began to develop her mature style using props and dolls […]

  • Lottery Day
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    03/29/2019 to 04/28/2019 - “Great, young, thrilling Chicago writer” (Chicago Tribune), Ike Holter (Exit Strategy, Sender) assembles the vibrant characters from his acclaimed works for a raucous theatrical bash. Long t […]

  • I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    04/20/2019 to 05/18/2019 - First Floor Theater presents the Chicago premiere of Halley Feiffer’s blisteringly funny play I’M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD, directed by Cole von Glahn.Ella is a precocious and fiercely competitiv […]

  • Language Rooms
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    04/19/2019 to 05/18/2019 - Broken Nose Theatre is pleased to present the Midwest premiere of Yussef El-Guindi’s dark comedy LANGUAGE ROOMS, directed by Kaiser Zaki Ahmed.Ahmed loves America, and he’s proud to prove his […]

  • Groundings
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    11/03/2018 to 06/09/2019 - Groundings explores movement, both seen and unseen, through a series of residencies with artists who work in dance, music, and performance art. During the run of Groundings, the performers hold open […]

  • Hamilton
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    02/08/2019 to 07/21/2019 - HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new […]

  • Buyer & Cellar
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    04/11/2019 to 05/19/2019 - Alex More is a struggling actor who takes a job managing a make-believe shopping mall in Barbra Streisand’s basement. […]

  • Chicago Cubs v. Arizona Diamondbacks
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    04/19/2019 to 04/21/2019 - See the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs play against the Arizona Diamondbacks April 19-21 at Wrigley Field! […]

  • Bob Dylan: Electric
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    11/16/2018 to 04/30/2019 - Bob Dylan: Electric spotlights Dylan’s writing – song, poetry, and prose – between his 1965 Newport Folk Festival performance and 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature. Items on display include Bob Dylan’s […]

  • Bright Star
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    03/16/2019 to 05/05/2019 - The Broadway musical by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell. . Inspired by a real event, BRIGHT STAR tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in t […]

  • Babes with Blades Theatre Company Presents “Othello”
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    04/11/2019 to 05/25/2019 - Babes With Blades Theatre Company’s (BWBTC) 21st season continues with its biennial William Shakespeare production. In 2019, the Shakespeare production is Othello, April 11 – May 25, 2019, directed by […]

  • Art on theMART
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    03/13/2019 to 12/29/2019 - In the spirit of Chicago’s great legacy of public art and culture, Art on theMART is the largest digital art projection in the world. The first-of-its-kind for Chicago, projected across 2.5 acres (two […]

  • Afterglow
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    03/22/2019 to 05/05/2019 - Josh and Alex are a married couple in an open relationship. The two invite another man, Darius, to share their bed one night. When a new intimate connection begins to form, all three men must come to […]

  • Frederick Douglass AGITATOR
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    06/22/2018 to 05/31/2019 - “Agitate! Agitate! Agitate!” is a quote from activist Frederick Douglass who was one of the greatest public speakers in American history, so it’s only fitting that the new exhibit in his honor at t […]

  • Chicago Water Taxi
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    03/16/2019 to 11/30/2019 - Chicago Water Taxi is Chicago's river transportation service with seven stops located on all three branches of the Chicago River. Hop on/ hop off at all your favorite river locations with a Chicago […]

  • Gregg Bordowitz: I Wanna Be Well
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    04/04/2019 to 07/14/2019 - A professor and director of the Low-Residency MFA program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Bordowitz was an early participant in New York’s ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power), […]

  • Chicago Works: Jessica Campbell
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    12/18/2018 to 07/07/2019 - The satirical drawings, comics, and textiles by Chicago-based artist Jessica Campbell (Canadian, b. 1985) take aim at everyday experiences that reveal the sexism women face in the 21st century. […]

  • Guards at the Taj
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    05/31/2018 to 07/14/2019 - India 1648. The dawn will reveal for the first time the extraordinary beauty of the Taj Mahal, built as a tribute to the ruler who demanded its construction. But for two hapless imperial guards, t […]

  • Chicago's Original Architecture Tour®
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    Starting 06/06/2018 - Be inspired by the captivating, visual art that is Chicago’s legendary architecture, and the exceptional architects who created this ever-changing, dynamic legacy for all to enjoy and admire. This […]

  • Hannah and Martin
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    04/11/2019 to 05/25/2019 - Shattered Globe Theatre presents Kate Fodor’s drama HANNAH AND MARTIN, directed by Louis Contey.Based on the tumultuous love affair between German-Jewish political theorist Hannah Arendt and her […]

  • Dimensions of Citizenship: Architecture and Belonging from the Body to the Cosmos
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    02/15/2019 to 04/27/2019 - Dimensions of Citizenship: Architecture and Belonging from the Body to the Cosmos, the official U.S. entry at the recently-concluded 16th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, […]

  • Jonathas de Andrade
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    04/06/2019 to 08/25/2019 - At once intimate and historical, the work of Brazilian artist Jonathas de Andrade evokes love, memory, and place. His photographs, installations, and videos often respond to the geography and cultur […]

  • DJEMBE! The Show
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    03/19/2019 to 06/02/2019 - Following a smash-hit international tour, the new, interactive theatrical event, DJEMBE! The Show, makes its U.S. debut at the Apollo Theater (2540 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago), for a strictly limited […]

  • Laurie Simmons: Big Camera/Little Camera
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    02/23/2019 to 05/05/2019 - This exhibition showcases four decades of Laurie Simmons’ photography that explores archetypal gender roles, especially women in domestic settings which is the primary subject of this exhibition and a […]

  • Dream Freaks Fall From Space
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    Starting 06/20/2018 - Dream Freaks Fall from Space holds a funhouse mirror up to the already bizarre times in which we’re living. The powerhouse cast delivers a show that’s surreal, musical, maniacal, and utterly […]

  • LOOP | February 28 – May 12
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    02/28/2019 to 05/12/2019 - Experience Loop, a free, interactive art installation for all ages, in Polk Bros Park!Members of the public are invited to sit down inside and activate the illuminated musical mechanism, causing […]

  • First Love is the Revolution
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    04/13/2019 to 05/25/2019 - Basti is having a rough go of it without his mom, and Rdeca is struggling just to make her first kill. When this 14 year-old boy and this young fox connect, the world just seems to make a whole lot […]

  • Mercury Theater Chicago's "Little Shop of Horrors"
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    03/01/2019 to 04/28/2019 - LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS has devoured the hearts of audiences around the world for more than 30 years, following the story of floral assistant who stumbles across a new breed of carnivorous plant that […]

  • 2019 adidas Windy City National Qualifier
    on April 22, 2019 at 4:59 am

    04/19/2019 to 04/21/2019 - The 2019 adidas Windy City National Qualifier will play host to more than 850 teams from across the country and Puerto Rico! This is a USA Volleyball National Qualifying event for junior girls' teams […]