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  • #DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment
    on August 20, 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 Cubs v Toronto Blue Jays
    on August 20, 2017 at 4:59 am

    08/18/2017 to 08/20/2017 - See the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs play against the Toronto Blue Jays August 18-20 at Wrigley Field! […]

  • Air and Water Show Picnic in the Sky
    on August 20, 2017 at 4:59 am

    08/19/2017 to 08/19/2017 - Skydeck’s third annual ‘Picnic in the Sky’ during the Chicago Air and Water Show is scheduled for August 19th, 2017 from 11AM-3PM. We will provide a gourmet picnic on the 99th floor of the Willis […]

  • Chakaia Booker
    on August 20, 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, […]

  • Along the Lines: Selected Drawings by Saul Steinberg
    on August 20, 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 K9s for Cops
    on August 20, 2017 at 4:59 am

    07/23/2017 to 09/04/2017 - Chicago K9s for Cops is a public art installation featuring life-size statues of German Shepard Police Dogs that are each artistically designed by local artists. As a tribute to the important work […]

  • American Ska-Thic 25th Anniversary
    on August 20, 2017 at 4:59 am

    08/19/2017 to 08/19/2017 - Jump Up Records, Dark Matter Coffee, and Metro present American Ska-Thic 25th Anniversary featuring MU330, Coolidge, The Eclectics, Detroit Rude Boy Society, Skapone, Tango Wedding band, DJ Chuck […]

  • Capture Chicago Photography Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises
    on August 20, 2017 at 4:59 am

    05/20/2017 to 10/08/2017 - Designed with the photographer in mind, Chicago’s First Lady Cruises and the Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) offer locals and visitors breathtaking panoramic views of Chicago’s riverfront […]

  • AON Summer Fireworks
    on August 20, 2017 at 4:59 am

    05/27/2017 to 09/02/2017 - Enjoy the Aon Summer Fireworks, Navy Pier’s free signature fireworks series, every Wednesday and Saturday evening from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Every Saturday through July 29, […]

  • Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises
    on August 20, 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 […]

  • AT THE TABLE
    on August 20, 2017 at 4:59 am

    06/29/2017 to 08/26/2017 - Following its critically acclaimed, completely sold-out run this winter, Broken Nose Theatre’s hit production of Michael Perlman’s AT THE TABLE directed by Spenser Davis will receive a five-week […]

  • Chicago Dramatists Saturday Series
    on August 20, 2017 at 4:59 am

    Starting 11/03/2012 - Witness the beginning stages of new theatrical works at Chicago Dramatists Saturday Series! Almost every Saturday, you can watch a staged reading of a play-in-progress and afterward offer your […]

  • Barbecue
    on August 20, 2017 at 4:59 am

    08/18/2017 to 09/30/2017 - A modern American family uses a summer barbecue as a pretext to ambush sister Barbara with an intervention. If you think “all families are crazy” is just a cliché, you’ve not spent time under t […]

  • Chicago Magic Lounge
    on August 20, 2017 at 4:59 am

    Starting 03/05/2015 - The Chicago Magic Lounge is your new home for close-up magic in the Windy City. They perform magic table-side, at the bar, and on the stage. Come back every week for a fully immersive, interactive, […]

  • Ben Shahn: If Not Now, When?
    on August 20, 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, […]

  • Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play
    on August 20, 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 […]

  • Bible Bingo
    on August 20, 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, […]

  • Cauleen Smith: Human_3.0 Reading List
    on August 20, 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 […]

  • Bill Graham and the Rock and Roll Revolution
    on August 20, 2017 at 4:59 am

    07/16/2017 to 11/11/2017 - BILL GRAHAM AND THE ROCK & ROLL REVOLUTIONJuly 16 – November 12, 2017Take an electrifying trip through the 1960s-1980s and learn about the extraordinary life and career of rock impresario Bill Graham, […]

  • Chicago Air and Water Show
    on August 20, 2017 at 4:59 am

    08/19/2017 to 08/20/2017 - Featuring military and civilian flight aerobatics, historic aircraft, simulated water rescues and parachute teams, the Chicago Air and Water Show is one of the largest and longest-running fr […]

  • Black Harvest Film Festival
    on August 20, 2017 at 4:59 am

    08/05/2017 to 08/31/2017 - 23rd Annual Black Harvest Film Festival (August 5-31) is the Midwest’s largest festival of the Black experience on film showcasing stories from the African diaspora. Featured will be a combined tota […]

  • Chicago City Markets
    on August 20, 2017 at 4:59 am

    05/11/2017 to 11/01/2017 - The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is pleased to announce a new program framework and name for Chicago City Markets presented by COUNTRY Financial®-uniting all of the City […]

  • Blue Man Group
    on August 20, 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 Cultural Center Theater & Dance Residencies
    on August 20, 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 […]

  • BMW Championship Experience
    on August 20, 2017 at 4:59 am

    08/18/2017 to 08/25/2017 - From August 18-25, the BMW Championship Experience at Riverside Plaza will include a “long-putt” contest and a video simulator that will display a replication of the 17th hole at Conway Farms for a […]

  • Chicago Fire v Toronto FC
    on August 20, 2017 at 4:59 am

    08/19/2017 to 08/19/2017 - See the Chicago Fire live at home against the Toronto FC August 19 in this Major League Soccer match! […]

  • Brick by Brick
    on August 20, 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 Landmarks Before the Lens
    on August 20, 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 […]

  • Bruno Mars
    on August 20, 2017 at 4:59 am

    08/16/2017 to 08/19/2017 - Don't miss Bruno Mars on his massive 24K Magic World Tour when it hits the United Center for THREE NIGHTS on August 16, 18 and 19! […]

  • Chicago Riverwalk Fireworks Cruise
    on August 20, 2017 at 4:59 am

    06/10/2017 to 09/02/2017 - Join Chicago Water Taxi on Wednesday and Saturday nights as we depart from the Riverwalk to view the City’s magnificent fireworks display.No city embraces summer quite like Chicago. Join t […]