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Events Calendar for the week of 9/01 to 9/07

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Chicago Cubs
Wrigley Field
Chicago, IL 60613

Sports & Recreation
9/1/2015
See the Chicago Cubs play against the Cincinnati Reds August 31 - September 2 at The Friendly Confines!

United Center
1901 W. Madison St.
Chicago, IL 60612

Theater & Performing Arts
9/1/2015
Cirque du Soleil returns to Chicago after four years with its newest touring show, KURIOS - Cabinet of CuriositiesTM, premiering under the iconic blue-and-yellow Big Top beginning August 6, 2015. KURIOS - Cabinet of CuriositiesTM is a tale in which time comes to a complete stop, transporting the audience ... Read More

Music Box Theatre
3733 N. Southport Ave.
Chicago, IL 60613

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
9/1/2015
Join the Music Box Theatre for the 7th sensational edition of Noir City: Chicago as they team up with the Film Noir Foundation for a festival that combines extraordinary rarities with revivals of recognized classics! The Films Abandoned The Chase Crime of Passion Criss Cross The Fallen Sparrow The ... Read More

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Chicago, IL 60614

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
9/1/2015
A Delicate Majesty: The Insect Art of Alix Lukas, by Chicago-based illustrator Alix Lukas, will celebrate the beauty of unusual forms, exalting the intricacies of nature in detailed and colored pencil renderings that make even the creepiest and crawliest of creatures accessible and engaging. This is an addendum exhibit ... Read More

Art Institute of Chicago
111 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60603

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
9/1/2015
Go on a journey of discovery - into a fascinating new world of art! Meet the explorers, artists, and patrons who were part of the cultural convergence in South America during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries as European conventions merged with indigenous traditions. The installation is accompanied by ... Read More

Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60614

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
9/1/2015
The Chicago History Museum is proud to host an exhibition of images by renowned disability rights photographer Tom Olin. The nineteen framed prints, on loan from the permanent art collection at Access Living, depict the activists who brought about the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act in July 1990. This ... Read More

Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
9/1/2015
Opening this May, this special exhibit will showcase the amazing world of amphibians - featuring 40 species of salamanders, frogs and rarely-seen caecilians - highlighting their amazing diversity, unique adaptations and the serious challenges they face. Within Amphibians, guests will immerse themselves in the changing lives of salamanders, sirens, ... Read More

Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657

Music & Comedy
9/1/2015
For over 25 years, The Annoyance Theatre has created some of Chicago's finest comedy. Home of the longest running musical Co-ed Prison Sluts, The Annoyance uses improvisation to create new and original plays, musicals, sketch-comedy and more in a vibrant, uncensored atmosphere.

Chicago's First Lady Cruises
112 E. Wacker Dr. on Chicago's Riverwalk
Chicago, IL 60601

Tours & Attractions
9/1/2015
Only the Chicago Architecture Foundation and Chicago's First Lady Cruises can showcase Chicago's world renowned city architecture with style, class and comfort. Experience 90 Minutes of Amazing as you learn about the architecture and design of over 50 buildings as described by CAF-Certified Volunteer Docents/Guides. Don't settle for imitations, look for ... Read More

Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Navy Pier
Chicago, IL 60611

Tours & Attractions
9/1/2015
Led by Shoreline's famously knowledgeable and entertaining guides, the 75 minute Architecture River Tours highlight more than 40 of Chicago's world-famous landmarks. While tours cruise the historic Chicago River, Shoreline guides recount the dramatic story of Chicago's rise from the ashes of the Great Fire of 1871 to become ... Read More

Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
756 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60642

Theater & Performing Arts, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
9/1/2015
Citizens' Relief and INTUIT present the Chicago Premiere of Ashes to Ashes by Harold Pinter. Ashes to Ashes is "...about us and our conception of our past and our history and what it does to us in the present."

Gene Siskel Film Center
164 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60601

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
9/1/2015
The Black Harvest Film Festival is Chicago's Black film festival and the Gene Siskel Film Center's most vibrant annual showcase of new work from the African diaspora. Talent is the key word in describing Black Harvest: an abundant manifestation of creativity representing emerging filmmakers and established masters alike. Black ... Read More

Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
9/1/2015
The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents Ania Jaworska's first solo show, which runs concurrently with the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial. A trained architect and designer with an imaginative style, Jaworska uses humor and irony to consider the history of architecture and its impact on society through prints, drawings, ... Read More

Chicago Children's Museum
700 E. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
9/1/2015
Captain your own adventure this summer at Chicago Children's Museum! In this custom-made exhibit, children can lose themselves in an immersive nautical experience with docks and fishing boats. Lending to the realism is the spectacular view of Lake Michigan and the boats moored along Navy Pier's South Dock that ... Read More

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Chicago, IL 60614

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
9/1/2015
BUGS: Outside the Box features enormous sculptures of giant bugs that aim to educate and shine a light on these species, showcase the importance of Museum collections, taxonomy and the power of magnification. Exhibit Highlights Walk into the exhibit space and be greeted by a butterfly with a five-foot ... Read More

Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Rd.
Glencoe, IL 60022

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions
9/1/2015
The popular exhibition returns for its third season. Visitors will be immersed in a tropical habitat full of hundreds of colorful butterflies interacting with plant life. Butterflies & Blooms features butterflies from places around the world, including South America, Asia, North America and Africa, as well as those native ... Read More

The Merchandise Mart
222 Merchandise Mart Plz.
Chicago, IL 60654

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
9/1/2015
Canstruction Chicago is a design/build competition where Chicago teams from the architecture, engineering, and construction industries create colossal structures made entirely out of cans within the iconic Merchandise Mart. All cans used in the structures benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository and their network of over 650 food pantries, ... Read More

Hours:
  • 6 - 8 p.m. daily
Art Institute of Chicago
111 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60603

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
9/1/2015
Charles Ray has been redefining sculptural practice for decades, and his pioneering use of machined aluminum and stainless steel to create large-scale, fluid, highly reflective figures is unprecedented in the history of art. This exhibition - the first major showing of the artist's work since 1998 - fills the ... Read More

City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower
806 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
9/1/2015
Charlie Trotter: Chef, Artist, Thinker looks at the interests and inspirations which manifested publicly in the chef's thoughtful and artistic handling of cuisine. On view will be artifacts from Trotter's personal library and music collection, the James Beard medal, ephemera and a selection of food photography featured in his ... Read More

Millennium Park
201 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Millennium Park
9/1/2015
This exhibit will feature the winning entry of an international Lakefront Kiosk Competition plus work by architecture students at the Illinois Institute of Technology, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago. For additional information, visit chicagoarchitecturebiennial.org. The exhibit will be located ... Read More

Multiple Chicago Locations
Chicago, IL

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
9/1/2015
Our city's neighborhoods host annual farmers markets May to October! With each location offering various fruits, vegetables, plants, flowers and more, there's a market for everyone to enjoy. Check the Seasonality Chart to see when your favorite produce is available! Photo credit: City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs and ... Read More

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
312-744-6630

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
9/1/2015
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 Stephen Beal.

Chicago Trolley and Double Decker Co.
Water Tower Pumping Station
Chicago, IL 60611

Tours & Attractions
9/1/2015
Chicago's rich culture and history come alive through Chicago Trolley's Neighborhood Routes touring from Wrigleyville to Hyde Park and everywhere in between. Wrigley Field Route Traveling to the Northside of Chicago, the Wrigley Field Route makes its first stop at one of the oldest zoos in America, Lincoln Park ... Read More

Hours:
  • 9:15 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Chicago Trolley and Double Decker Co.
Water Tower Pumping Station
Chicago, IL 60611

Tours & Attractions
9/1/2015
The Chicago Trolley and Double Decker Co. Night Tour allows passengers to view Chicago's greatest sights with the glittering city lit up in all of its glory. Highlights include Skydeck Chicago, Navy Pier, Magnificent Mile and the River North area.

Chicago Architecture Foundation
224 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
9/1/2015
Did you know data has become a 21st century design material? Architects, planners, engineers and citizens increasingly use data to understand urban issues and spark design innovation. This explosion of digital information, known as "Big Data," encompasses everything from data collected by environmental sensors to messages on social media. ... Read More

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