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  • #DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    06/16/2017 to 08/19/2017 - 38 “Undateable” profiles were placed on the world’s most popular online dating site to see who would interact with them. The results were tracked with a shockingly hilarious outcome. #DateMe = months […]

  • Chicago SummerDance
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    06/23/2017 to 09/10/2017 - Swing, waltz, cha-cha...or simply enjoy the music at the largest annual outdoor live music and dancing series in the United States. Dancers of all ages and skill levels are invited to take part in […]

  • 2017 NHL Draft
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    06/23/2017 to 06/24/2017 - The 2017 NHL Draft™ is coming to Chicago! The Chicago Blackhawks will host the 2017 NHL Draft at the United Center, marking the first time the organization and the city of Chicago host the event. T […]

  • Chicago Ale Fest - Summer Edition
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    06/23/2017 to 06/24/2017 - The 2017 Chicago Ale Fest - Summer Edition will take place on Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24. Located at Butler Field in historic Grant Park, bordered by the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan, […]

  • Ah, Wilderness!
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    06/17/2017 to 07/23/2017 - Following his critically lauded production of Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh, Robert Falls takes on the legendary playwright’s sweeping, heartfelt salute to youthful indiscretion and small town […]

  • ComedySportz
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    Starting 02/23/2012 - Watch two teams of improvisers compete against each other for the audience's approval and a trophy by performing an array of scenes, songs and games based on audience suggestions. […]

  • All-Access with Paul Natkin
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    05/01/2017 to 07/30/2017 - All-Access with Paul Natkin is a free photo gallery featuring approximately 30 iconic images of The Rolling Stones’ most intimate moments and experiences, captured by Chicago native and band […]

  • Cauleen Smith: Human_3.0 Reading List
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    05/27/2017 to 10/29/2017 - Newspapers, magazines, and websites frequently offer lists: the 10 best new restaurants, the 50 top places to see in the world, the 100 best movies of all time. Chicago-based artist Cauleen Smit […]

  • Along the Lines: Selected Drawings by Saul Steinberg
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    05/27/2017 to 10/29/2017 - Saul Steinberg (American, born Romania, 1914–99) had one of the most remarkable and varied careers in postwar American art. While known for the drawings that graced the cover of the New Yorker for […]

  • Chicago Cultural Center Theater & Dance Residencies
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    Starting 01/12/2013 - The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events' Theater and Dance Residencies give emerging and established performing artists the opportunity to test-drive new work in a public […]

  • Ashore Thing
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    06/23/2017 to 06/23/2017 - Now in its 6th year, Ashore Thing presented by BMO Harris Bank is Chicago's biggest party! Come out for this family affair at Navy Pier for the perfect summer setting. Enjoy a breath-taking view and […]

  • Chicago White Sox v Oakland Athletics
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    06/23/2017 to 06/25/2017 - See the White Sox play the Oakland Athletics June 23-25 at Guaranteed Rate Field! […]

  • Ben Shahn: If Not Now, When?
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    04/09/2017 to 08/27/2017 - Spertus Institute presents 30 works by artist and activist Ben Shahn, who exposed injustice and inspired social change through his art. Throughout his career, Shahn explored themes of inequality, […]

  • Destination Solar System
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    Starting 05/16/2014 - Destination Solar System is a live show that takes adventurous space explorers on an immersive tour of the Solar System. Set in the future, Destination Solar System flies audiences from one end of […]

  • Bette Davis Ain't for Sissies
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    06/15/2017 to 07/02/2017 - It’s the 1939 Academy Awards and the Los Angeles Times have leaked the winners early: Bette Davis will lose to Vivien Leigh. With newspaper in hand, Davis decides to leave the awards ceremony early. […]

  • Cards Against Humanity Live!
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    06/23/2017 to 06/23/2017 - Join the Cards Against Humanity writer's room and special guest host for a night of bad ideas. You’ll pitch your card ideas to the game creators, and the best suggestions will be acted out live by t […]

  • Bible Bingo
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    Starting 02/12/2016 - From Vicki Quade, the co-creator of the popular hit Late Nite Catechism, comes this interactive comedy Bible Bingo, now in its 3rd year at the Royal George Theatre. The show features the character, […]

  • Chakaia Booker
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    04/30/2016 to 04/30/2018 - Millennium Park will unveil six recent sculptures by American artist Chakaia Booker in a new exhibition in the Boeing Galleries - running April 30, 2016, through April 2018. A seventh, […]

  • Blue Man Group
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    Starting 06/01/2012 - Experience a multi-sensory show that fuses theatrical spectacle and original music with comedy, art, vaudeville and science! The thrilling show is loved by all ages and its open run has just been […]

  • Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    04/01/2017 to 10/08/2017 - Named one of the top 10 tours in the United States by TripAdvisor reviewers, Chicago’s First Lady Cruises and the Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) offer locals and visitors breathtaking panoramic […]

  • Bold Disobedience
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    06/23/2017 to 09/01/2017 - Weinberg/Newton Gallery presents an opening reception for a group exhibition in collaboration with Mikva Challenge. Selected by a council of twelve student curators, this collection of artworks w […]

  • Chicago Landmarks Before the Lens
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    12/08/2011 to 01/27/2018 - This ongoing exhibition presented by the Commission on Chicago Landmarks features 72 black and white photographs of 24 landmarks and historic districts by Richard Nickel, Barbara Crane, Bob Thall, and […]

  • Brick by Brick
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    03/10/2016 to 09/04/2017 - This 7,000-square-foot exhibit, developed and created by MSI, will feature a spectacular collection of more than a dozen giant LEGO®-built structures of engineering marvels, including a 60-foot long […]

  • Chicago Water Taxi
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    05/27/2017 to 11/30/2017 - Chicago Water Taxi is Chicago's premiere river transportation service with Stops at Michigan Avenue, The Chicago Riverwalk, Chinatown and more. Hop on and off with a Chicago Water Taxi All Day Access […]

  • BRIGHT HALF LIFE
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    05/26/2017 to 07/01/2017 - About Face Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of Pulitzer Prize nominee Tanya Barfield’s contemporary love story BRIGHT HALF LIFE, directed by AFT Artistic Associate Keira Fromm. Winner of the 2016 […]

  • Cirque Italia
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    06/16/2017 to 07/02/2017 - GET READY CHICAGO, IL, BECAUSE IT’S TIME TO BE AMAZED! CIRQUE ITALIA IS COMING WITH A BRAND NEW SHOW AND TONS OF EXCITEMENT! Cirque Italia is a unique show in every sense. After five years of […]

  • Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    Starting 09/30/2016 - Bye Bye Liver is a series of outrageous sketches, all centered around the one thing that connects all of Chicago…Alcohol! Whether it’s the girl that should never, ever drink liquor…or that one guy […]

  • Country LakeShake
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    06/23/2017 to 06/25/2017 - Get ready for three days of country music on the lakefront in Chicago! Featuring Thomas Rhett, Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts and more. Click here to see the full lineup. Photos by Kenny Williamson […]

  • Candida Alvarez
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    04/29/2017 to 08/06/2017 - The first major career survey of the work of Chicago-based artist Candida Alvarez, this exhibition will focus primarily on the artist's painting, from 1975 to the present. Born in Brooklyn and based […]

  • Dinos & Dragons
    on June 24, 2017 at 4:59 am

    05/06/2017 to 09/17/2017 - Dinosaurs are roaring back to life at Brookfield Zoo! Starting May 6, guests of all ages can step back in time and walk amongst these famous historical creatures and their mythical dragon friends at […]