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  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas
    on August 19, 2018 at 4:59 am

    05/23/2018 to 09/09/2018 - World Premiere 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas Adapted by David Kersnar and Althos Low From the Books by Jules Verne Directed by Ensemble Member David Kersnar Featuring Ensemble Member Kareem Bandealy […]

  • Chicago Air & Water Show Preview Brunch
    on August 19, 2018 at 4:59 am

    08/18/2018 to 08/18/2018 - Do something different and experience a true Chicago summer tradition from Lake Michigan this year. Come down to Navy Pier and board Odyssey for unbeatable seats for the 2018 Chicago Air and Water […]

  • 2018 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition
    on August 19, 2018 at 4:59 am

    08/18/2018 to 08/21/2018 - […]

  • Charles White: A Retrospective
    on August 19, 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 […]

  • 2018 National Pro Fastpitch Championship Series
    on August 19, 2018 at 4:59 am

    08/16/2018 to 08/20/2018 - National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), is the official Development Partner of Major League Baseball since 2004, provides elite female athletes with an opportunity to pursue a professional career in fastpitc […]

  • Chicago River Experience Tour
    on August 19, 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 […]

  • 3D Fireworks Cruise aboard Mercury, Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline
    on August 19, 2018 at 4:59 am

    05/26/2018 to 09/01/2018 - Cruise on to Lake Michigan for a two-hour evening getaway that begins with a lakefront tour of the skyline and concludes with the most unique way to see Chicago’s Wednesday and Saturday night […]

  • Capture Chicago Photography Cruises aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises
    on August 19, 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 […]

  • 5th Annual Evanston Art & Big Fork Festival
    on August 19, 2018 at 4:59 am

    08/17/2018 to 08/19/2018 - The 5th annual Evanston Art & Big Fork Festival introduces a weekend-long celebration of local art and flavorful fare. More than 130 of the country’s top artists will showcase and sell original work […]

  • Chicago Air & Water Show Lunch Cruise
    on August 19, 2018 at 4:59 am

    08/18/2018 to 08/18/2018 - Come aboard Mystic Blue and see the 2018 Chicago Air & Water Show from the best seats in the city - the water! As we set sail from Navy Pier, you'll be treated to a delicious 3-course buffet, DJ […]

  • Alexis Rockman: The Great Lakes Cycle
    on August 19, 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 […]

  • Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises
    on August 19, 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 […]

  • Amazing Arachnids
    on August 19, 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 Symphony Orchestra at Ravinia Festival
    on August 19, 2018 at 4:59 am

    08/18/2018 to 08/18/2018 - Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Ravinia Festiva […]

  • Aon Summer Fireworks at Navy Pier - Free
    on August 19, 2018 at 4:59 am

    05/26/2018 to 09/01/2018 - Enjoy the Aon Summer Fireworks, Navy Pier’s free signature fireworks series, every Wednesday (9:30 p.m.) and Saturday (10:15 p.m.) evening from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Visit […]

  • Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play
    on August 19, 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 […]

  • Arte Diseño Xicágo: A Neighborhood Fiesta in the Heart of Pilsen
    on August 19, 2018 at 4:59 am

    03/23/2018 to 08/19/2018 - All are invited to a fiesta celebrating the diverse stories of creativity on Chicago’s West Side. Inspired by the National Museum of Mexican Art’s exhibition Arte Diseño Xicágo: Mexican Inspiration […]

  • Capturing Stories: Photographs of Writers
    on August 19, 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 […]

  • Aubrey & The Three Migos Tour
    on August 19, 2018 at 4:59 am

    08/17/2018 to 08/20/2018 - Aubrey & The Three Migos Tour at the United Center&nbs […]

  • Chicago Air & Water Show Early Brunch Cruise
    on August 19, 2018 at 4:59 am

    08/18/2018 to 08/18/2018 - Come aboard Spirit of Chicago and see the 2018 Chicago Air & Water Show from the best seats in the city - the water! As we set sail from Navy Pier, you'll be treated to a delicious 3-course buffet, DJ […]

  • Babes With Blades Theatre Company "The Lady Demands Satisfaction"
    on August 19, 2018 at 4:59 am

    07/21/2018 to 08/25/2018 - In The Lady Demands Satisfaction, a young maiden, Trothe, learns that her entire inheritance will be forfeit to anyone that bests her in a duel. Trothe must turn to the finest blade anywhere, […]

  • Chicago Air & Water Show Lunch Cruise
    on August 19, 2018 at 4:59 am

    08/18/2018 to 08/18/2018 - Come aboard Spirit of Chicago and see the 2018 Chicago Air & Water Show from the best seats in the city - the water! As we set sail from Navy Pier, you'll be treated to a delicious 3-course buffet, DJ […]

  • Beach House - with Papercuts
    on August 19, 2018 at 4:59 am

    08/18/2018 to 08/18/2018 - Beach House - with Papercuts at Chicago Theatr […]

  • Chicago Air & Water Show Preview Brunch Cruise
    on August 19, 2018 at 4:59 am

    08/18/2018 to 08/18/2018 - Do something different and experience a true Chicago summer tradition from Lake Michigan this year. Come down to Navy Pier and board Odyssey for unbeatable seats for the 2018 Chicago Air and Water […]

  • BLISS (or Emily Post is Dead!)
    on August 19, 2018 at 4:59 am

    07/21/2018 to 08/25/2018 - It's 1960 in North Orange, NJ. Clementine (Clytemnestra) and Maddie (Medea) are now housewives with a pill addiction, and Antonia (Antigone) is the teenage girl next door who is in love with a black […]

  • CHICAGO BY NIGHT! Cruise aboard Mercury, Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline
    on August 19, 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 […]

  • Bronzeville Echoes: Faces and Places of Chicago’s African American Music
    on August 19, 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 Riverwalk InstaGreeter
    on August 19, 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 […]

  • Buddy – the Buddy Holly Story
    on August 19, 2018 at 4:59 am

    06/29/2018 to 09/15/2018 - American Blues Theater announces encore performance run of BUDDY – The Buddy Holly Story, written by Alan Janes, directed by Lili-Anne Brown,with musical direction by Ensemble Member Michael Mahler. […]

  • Chicago Tribune FOOD BOWL
    on August 19, 2018 at 4:59 am

    08/08/2018 to 08/26/2018 - Spanning August 8 - 26, FOOD BOWL celebrates the chefs, restaurateurs, mixologists, innovators, entrepreneurs, critics, and connoisseurs who put Chicago at the forefront of the nation’s food and drink […]