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  • A Little Night Music
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    05/19/2018 to 07/08/2018 - Desiree is involved with the buffoonish Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm, husband of the cynical and wryly comedic Countess Charlotte Malcolm. But when Desiree spots her old flame Fredrik in the audience of […]

  • Country LakeShake
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    06/22/2018 to 06/24/2018 - Don't miss Country LakeShake June 22nd~24th 2018 at Huntington Bank Pavilion! […]

  • ACTEC 2018 Summer Meeting
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    06/19/2018 to 06/25/2018 - […]

  • Chicago Works: Paul Heyer
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    01/17/2018 to 07/01/2018 - Paul Heyer’s paintings explore the moments just before life and right after death. He is interested in a liberation from the body and the playful malleability of all forms. There is a quiet ecstasy in […]

  • Alexis Rockman: The Great Lakes Cycle
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    06/02/2018 to 10/01/2018 - This multi-faceted project explores the past, present and future of North America’s Great Lakes – one of the world’s most emblematic and ecologically significant ecosytems. Painted in Rockman’s […]

  • ENDLESS SUMMER
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    01/27/2018 to 08/05/2018 - Taking its title from the classic Bruce Brown surf movie from 1966, Endless Summer offers a snapshot of the hedonistic minimalism that emerged in Los Angeles in the 1960s. Alternatively called ‘Finis […]

  • Amazing Arachnids
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    05/26/2018 to 09/03/2018 - This summer, discover the marvels of eight-legged critters at Brookfield Zoo's new temporary exhibit-Amazing Arachnid-that will explore human-arachnid cultural connections. Guests will have t […]

  • Chicago Water Taxi All Day Pass
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    03/17/2018 to 11/15/2018 - Explore the Chicago River with a Chicago Water Taxi All Day Pass. Hop on/ Hop Off at all Chicago Water Taxi Stops as you experience many of Chicago's unique and interesting neighborhoods and […]

  • Bronzeville Echoes: Faces and Places of Chicago’s African American Music
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    04/28/2018 to 01/06/2019 - Explore Chicago’s music legacy through ragtime, jazz and blues in an exhibition that highlights the contributions of important places and people that shaped the music scene. Seldom-seen origina […]

  • Chicago's Original Architecture Tour®
    on June 23, 2018 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 […]

  • Bull in a China Shop
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    05/24/2018 to 07/01/2018 - About Face Theatre presents Bryna Turner’s comedy BULL IN A CHINA SHOP. The Midwest premiere explores the fascinating lives of Mary Woolley and her partner, Jeannette Marks, two brilliant women who […]

  • Don't Smoke in Bed
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    06/15/2018 to 07/08/2018 - Richard and Sheryl are an interracial academic couple starting a family together. Yet when they agree to a series of 'bedroom interviews' they begin to unravel their tenuous marriage. A seemingly […]

  • Burham's Dream: The White City
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    06/02/2018 to 07/01/2018 - The story of visionary architect Daniel H. Burnham and Chicago’s great World’s Fair comes to life in Lost and Found Productions’ world premiere musical BURNHAM’S DREAM: THE WHITE CITY. When Chicago […]

  • Frederick Douglass AGITATOR
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    06/22/2018 to 12/31/2018 - “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 […]

  • Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    Starting 06/15/2018 - 2 Parts Comedy, 1 Part Drinking Game, it's the show that blends Chicago's two favorite past times...drinking and laughing. Now in it's 10th Year!Whether it’s the girl that should never, ever drink […]

  • Chicago Sky vs Washington Mystics
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    06/22/2018 to 06/22/2018 - WNBA Basketba […]

  • Capture Chicago Photography Cruises aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    05/18/2018 to 10/08/2018 - Attention photographers! Capture Chicago's beautiful buildings during an exclusive CAF River Cruise designed with the photographer in mind. Move freely around the boat and have access to all angles […]

  • Chicago White Sox v. Oakland A's
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    06/21/2018 to 06/24/2018 - See the White Sox play the Oakland A's June 21-24 at Guaranteed Rate Field! […]

  • Capturing Stories: Photographs of Writers
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    10/27/2017 to 09/30/2018 - Capturing Stories: Photographs of Writers is a collection of American writer portraits by award-winning photojournalist Art Shay. For more than 50 years, Shay’s photographs recorded the bombast and […]

  • CHICAGO WORKS: PAUL HEYER
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    01/16/2018 to 07/01/2018 - Paul Heyer’s paintings explore the moments just before life and right after death. He is interested in a liberation from the body and the playful malleability of all forms. There is a quiet ecstasy in […]

  • Charles White: A Retrospective
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    06/08/2018 to 09/03/2018 - Charles White (1918–1979) powerfully interpreted African American history, culture, and lives over the course of his four-decade career. A superbly gifted draftsman and printmaker as well as a […]

  • CMSA 2018 Annual Conference & Expo
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    06/21/2018 to 06/23/2018 - […]

  • Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    05/18/2018 to 10/08/2018 - The official Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises offers locals and visitors breathtaking panoramic views of Chicago’s riverfront architecture – on […]

  • Divercity
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    06/22/2018 to 06/24/2018 - Tellin’ Tales Theatre illuminates understanding through story in Divercity. Writers and performers with various disabilities ranging from blindness, deafness, brain injury, mental illness, Holt-Oram […]

  • CHICAGO BY NIGHT! Cruise aboard Mercury, Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    05/25/2018 to 10/06/2018 - Guests will be captivated by the sparkling skyline and Buckingham Fountain’s dazzling light display on this 90-minute, river and lakefront evening cruise with live commentary. All guests receive a […]

  • Dream Freaks Fall From Space
    on June 23, 2018 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 […]

  • Chicago River Experience Tour
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    06/08/2018 to 10/28/2018 - Experience the energy and spirit of the city on this awe-inspiring voyage through the concrete, steel and glass canyon of downtown Chicago. This casual, family-friendly introduction to the Windy […]

  • Flesh: Ivan Albright at the Art Institute of Chicago
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    05/04/2018 to 08/05/2018 - Chicago native Ivan Albright (1897–1983) remains one of the most provocative artists of the 20th century, a “master of the macabre” famous for his richly detailed paintings of ghoulish subjects. T […]

  • Chicago Riverwalk InstaGreeter
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    05/31/2018 to 10/07/2018 - Chicago Riverwalk Greeter ServiceThursday-Sunday walks at 11:30am and 1pmMay 31-October 7thLeaves from Heald Plaza, top of the stairs leading to Riverwalk […]

  • Friday Art Markets at Daley Plaza
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:59 am

    05/11/2018 to 08/10/2018 - The Friday Art Markets return to Chicago’s Daley Plaza on four Fridays beginning on Friday, May 11th . Setunder the world famous 50-foot tall Picasso sculpture in the heart of Chicago’s Loop, t […]