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  • Bixbee Imagination Station
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    06/15/2019 to 09/22/2019 - Bixbee is bringing to Chicago its first ever hands-on interactive, immersive experience - Imagination Station! Unleash your creativity and take a safari into your imagination as you journey throug […]

  • The Best of The Second City
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    Starting 01/16/2016 - Come see where it all began! The Best of The Second City features some of the best sketches, songs, and improvisations from their fifty-two year history performed by The Second City Touring Company. […]

  • The JuJu Exchange headlines Merit School of Music 40th Anniversary Alumni Concert
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    06/24/2019 to 06/24/2019 - Jazz fusion ensemble The JuJu Exchange headlines PLAY ON, a 40th Anniversary celebration for West Loop’s Merit School of Music hosted by Merit’s Associate Board, on Monday, June 24 at 7:00 p.m. at […]

  • Shoreline Sightseeing Classic Lake Tours
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    05/05/2019 to 09/01/2019 - Shoreline Sightseeing ‘s Classic Lake Tours are the perfect introduction to Chicago, combining a 40-minute lake cruise with a professionally recorded narration on Chicago’s dramatic history and […]

  • The Adaptations of Augie March: A Novel by Saul Bellow, A Play by David Auburn, A Production Directed by Charles Newell, An Exhibition by Special Collections and Court Theatre
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    04/29/2019 to 08/30/2019 - Saul Bellow’s 1953 masterpiece, The Adventures of Augie March, launched his reputation as a novelist and established the future Nobel Laureate’s literary renown. In 2015, Court Theatre commissioned […]

  • Odyssey Chicago River Architecture Lunch Cruises
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    Starting 04/16/2019 - Experience an elegant take on a classic architecture boat tour aboard the Chicago River’s only lunch cruise.What's IncludedA two-hour architecture lunch cruise aboard Odyssey Chicago River is t […]

  • Seadog River & Lake Architectural Tours
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    03/23/2019 to 10/31/2019 - You'll Enjoy:A 75-minute cruise through the historic Chicago Locks and up the Chicago RiverUp-close views of all the famous bridges of the Chicago RiverEntertaining narration with amusing stories and […]

  • Chicago Works: Jessica Campbell
    on June 25, 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. […]

  • Chicago's Original Architecture Tour®
    on June 25, 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 […]

  • Chicago Dogs vs Kansas City T-Bones
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    06/24/2019 to 06/24/2019 - Join the Chicago Dogs as they take on the Kansas City T-Bones at Impact Field in Rosemont. Chicago Dogs games welcome fans of all ages for a one-of-a-kind experience where every day is fan […]

  • Chicago Water Taxi
    on June 25, 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 […]

  • Chicago Cubs v. Atlanta Braves
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    06/24/2019 to 06/27/2019 - See the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs play against the Atlanta Braves June 24-27 at Wrigley Field! […]

  • Brick Safari at Brookfield Zoo
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    05/11/2019 to 09/29/2019 - Brick Safari features more than 40 life-size animal sculptures created from millions of individual colored LEGO® bricks. The menagerie of animals will be located along a winding wooded pathway on t […]

  • Bob Dylan: Electric
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    11/16/2018 to 10/31/2019 - 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 […]

  • Millennium Park InstaGreeter
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    05/24/2019 to 10/06/2019 - Experience stunning architecture, beautiful landscapes and innovative and interactive public art on a FREE guided walk of Chicago's 24.5-acre, award-winning Millennium Park! Chicago InstaGreeter gives […]

  • Everyone’s Art Gallery: Posters of the London Underground
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    05/25/2019 to 09/05/2019 - In 1919, 39 posters came to the Art Institute of Chicago, courtesy of the Underground Electric Railways London. The posters, full of brilliant colors and innovative designs, were part of an effort to […]

  • Morning Glories
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    Starting 08/21/2017 - Enjoy learning together with your little one during this weekly drop-in session. Activities are fun, interactive, and encourage children’s curiosity about the natural world. Children and their […]

  • Gregg Bordowitz: I Wanna Be Well
    on June 25, 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), […]

  • Prisoner of Love
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    01/26/2019 to 10/27/2019 - Love Is The Message, The Message Is Death, by acclaimed artist and filmmaker Arthur Jafa, is a multilayered seven-minute montage of the black experience in America. The video tells a story of trauma […]

  • Hamilton: The Exhibition
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    04/27/2019 to 07/01/2019 - Featuring an audio tour narrated by Mr. Miranda, HAMILTON: THE EXHIBITION is designed to take visitors deeperinto the life and times of Alexander Hamilton, while at the same time chronicling t […]

  • Shoreline Sightseeing Chicago River Architecture Tours
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    04/01/2019 to 12/01/2019 - Shoreline Sightseeing's Architecture River Tours, named by TripAdvisor as the most popular day cruise in America for 2018, offer daily service from two convenient locations; Polk Bros Park at Navy […]

  • LEGO City- Report for Duty
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    05/18/2019 to 07/07/2019 - Build a rescue helicopter to race down the zip line in a quest to save the day and become a LEGO City Hero. Plus, meet the LEGO Police Officer and experience the all new LEGO City 4D Movie: Officer in […]

  • THAT’S WEIRD GRANDMA: Fantastic Beasts and the Stories About Them
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    06/24/2019 to 08/12/2019 - Barrel of Monkeys presents HAT’S WEIRD GRANDMA: Fantastic Beasts and the Stories About Them. Meet the strange and wonderful creatures created by Barrel of Monkeys students, from talking animals to […]

  • Loyola University Chicago Farmers Market
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    06/03/2019 to 10/14/2019 - Farmers Market season is here, and the Loyola University Chicago Farmers Market returns for its ninth season. Located on the Loyola Plaza just outside the CTA’s Red Line Loyola ‘L’ station, the market […]

  • The Ballad of Lefty & Crabbe
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    06/08/2019 to 07/14/2019 - Set at the death of vaudeville and the rise of Hollywood, THE BALLAD OF LEFTY & CRABBE tracks two ultra-talented but down-on-their-luck performers and friends as they navigate the ever-changing […]

  • Manet and Modern Beauty
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    05/26/2019 to 09/08/2019 - The first Chicago exhibition of Édouard Manet’s work in more than 50 years—and the first to concentrate on the artist’s late career in the 1870s and early 1880s— showcases Manet’s evolution as an […]

  • THE COLLECTION: Where Art Meets Fashion
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    02/13/2019 to 09/06/2019 - THE COLLECTION: Where Art Meets Fashion, the multifaceted contemporary art program of Fashion Outlets of Chicago, will welcome a rotating exhibition by 2018 Olympic costume designer Dr. Keysook Geum […]

  • Millennium Park FREE Summer Music Series
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    06/13/2019 to 08/15/2019 - Grab a seat in the pavilion or bring a picnic for the Great Lawn and enjoy the free music taking place all summer long at Chicago’s architectural gem, the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. […]

  • The People Shall Govern! Medu Art Ensemble and the Anti-Apartheid Poster
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    04/27/2019 to 09/02/2019 - The Medu Art Ensemble formed in the late 1970s in opposition to South Africa’s apartheid policy of racial segregation and violent injustice. Through graphic design and poster production, members […]

  • About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art
    on June 25, 2019 at 4:59 am

    05/22/2019 to 07/20/2019 - Wrightwood 659 is proud to announce its opening week programs for About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art, a major new exhibition offering a state-of-the-field survey of queer art in […]