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All New Show Experiences at Blue Man Group Chicago

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Unless you've been living in a bunker for the past 26 years, you've probably heard of Blue Man Group. You may have even seen them live. This month, they freshened up their show with some sweet bits that will make you smile, laugh and cheer for more.

Blue Man Group Introduces Sensory-Friendly Performaces

Blue Man Group

It's Autism Awareness Month, and Chicago's Blue Man Group is setting sail on a yearlong partnership with advocacy organization Autism Speaks, to raise awareness and introduce a sensory-friendly show that's sure to be a thrill, whether you're on the spectrum or not.

My Niece Texts Wayyy Too Much, and Other Lessons I Learned from Blue Man Group


1997 seems like ages ago, doesn't it? It's the year Titanic sailed into theatres, Ellen DeGeneres came out publicly and the Hale-Bopp comet sped by Earth's outer orbit. Also, this.

1997 was also the year Blue Man Group opened at Chicago's Briar Street Theatre as an off-Loop curiosity (and the year I first saw the show). Quickly, the show gained a tourist following and never looked back -- 16 years later the show is still playing to packed houses, eager to see what these odd,

Take Your Teen Out on the Town

It's so important to dedicate some time to simply having fun with your teen, together, as a family. Pull him away from his iphone, tell him to pencil you in to his busy social life, and drag him out for an unforgettable night out in Chicago. Here are three suggestions for a fantastic evening out with your (usually) sweet teen.

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