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Chicago Cubs
Wrigley Field
Chicago, IL 60613

Sports & Recreation
4/23/2014
See the Chicago Cubs play against the Arizona Diamondbacks April 21-24 at The Friendly Confines! Fun fact: the game on April 23 will celebrate Wrigley Field's 100th birthday! Click here to learn how you can celebrate that game and all season long.

Multiple Chicago Locations
Chicago
IL

Theater & Performing Arts
4/23/2014
Celebrate our city's dance scene during Chicago Dance Month! This second annual month-long event includes dance performances, master classes and more. Thematically, Chicago Dance Month 2014 connects many of these events through the rubric of "Open Doors, Open Spaces," a construct that illuminates Chicago's rich dance tapestry, while simultaneously ... Read More

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

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
4/23/2014
The Chicago Palestine Film Festival (CPFF) is an independent, not-for-profit, nonsectarian film festival based in Chicago that exhibits and promotes films by Palestinian directors and films about Palestine. The first of its kind, they are dedicated to presenting a film festival that is open, critical, and reflective of the ... Read More

The Second City Mainstage
The Second City
1616 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60614

Music & Comedy
4/23/2014
Ever wonder what people are really thinking? Maybe its positive and sweet. Maybe its weird and dirty. From musical orgies, blind dates and the innocent beginning of an international email scam, Depraved New World takes you on a wild ride to see what's happening behind the eyes of the ... Read More

Metro
3730 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60613

Music & Comedy
4/23/2014
See Petty Fest: Chicago, a night to celebrate the music of Tom Petty, live April 23 at Metro! The Lineup Hosted by The Cabin Down Below Band Jakob Dylan Alison Mosshart (of The Kills/The Dead Weather) John Stirratt and Pat Sansone (of Autumn Defense) Eric Pulido (of Midlake) Members ... Read More

Hours:
  • 9 p.m.
The Second City e.t.c.
The Second City
1616 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60614

Music & Comedy
4/23/2014
The Second City e.t.c. presents their 37th Revue, A Clown Car Named Desire. Join the limber and handsome cast of this sketch comedy show for a spectacular night of illusion featuring brave, multitasking mothers expressing themselves; hyper hipsters competing for the ultimate in cool; and long term monogamous couples ... Read More

The Silver Room
1442 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/23/2014
The Silver Room announces the exhibition of Natasha Kohli's latest work entitled Abstracted. In this unique showcase, Kohli's work remains timely, accessible and beautiful. A Chicago native, Kohli began painting iconic images of the city for local businesses and restaurants at the age of eighteen. Her inquiry into the ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/23/2014
This focused exhibition threads together eight works that visually register the sweeping economic, material, social, and political changes that took place across the African continent during the early to mid-20th century. As artworks of the modern age, these objects each tell an individual story of local tradition and artistic ... Read More

Pritzker Military Library
104 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60603

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/23/2014
Drawn exclusively from the Pritzker Military Library's extensive collections of posters and other printed material, the six-part, 27-image exhibition tells the story of the role that art and artists played in persuading everyone in America, not only the men in uniform, to join the fight for victory during World ... Read More

American Junkie
15 W. Illinois St.
Chicago, IL 60611

Music & Comedy
4/23/2014
American Junkie's second level will come to life as the stage ignites every Wednesday to include some of the country's most sought-after performers along with up-and-coming artists. Live sets from bands spanning across genres from pop to punk, rock and country will be knocking the retractable roof off! Whether ... Read More

Hours:
  • 6 - 9 p.m.
Packer Schopf Gallery
942 W. Lake St.
Chicago, IL 60607

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/23/2014
Adcock takes a minimalistic route with Trompe l'oeil painting leading to frameless paintings of building materials. The paintings resemble common flat surfaces that accumulate indexical information from hours or years of labor, use and reuse. The illusionistic quality allows the paintings to be viewed as minimalist sculptures, which enables ... Read More

Blue Man Group
3133 N. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL 60657

Theater & Performing Arts
4/23/2014
Experience a multi-sensory show that fuses theatrical spectacle and original music with comedy, art, vaudeville and science! Photo: Ken Howard ©BMP

Jazz Showcase
806 S. Plymouth Ct.
Chicago, IL 60605

Music & Comedy
4/23/2014
Bradley Williams' New 21st Century Review is a Chicago-based Jazz Variety Show featuring the city's most distinctive musicians and vocalists, seasoned artists alongside rising young stars. With a hot seven-piece band and three shimmering singers this live stage show features a kaleidoscopic blend of classic, original, and rare musical ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/23/2014
Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art is excited to collaborate with the MADmusée of Liège, Belgium, in an exhibition of artwork from their international collection. MADmusée exhibits the work of intellectually disabled artists and promotes understanding and appreciation through education, conservation and documentation. Founded in 1998, MADmusée ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/23/2014
Bubbles, bubbles everywhere! Explore the magic that happens when soap, water, and air combine. Use wild wands to makebubbles big and small. Catch, dance with and even step inside giant bubbles! You won't believe how many beautiful bubbles abound! Photos courtesy of Chicago Children's Museum

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/23/2014
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.

Symphony Center
220 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604

Music & Comedy
4/23/2014
See the Chicago Symphony Orchestra practically any night of the week! Their 2013/14 schedule is packed with shows, mixing classic and more contemporary works by various composers. Click here for a complete schedule and to purchase tickets. Other Programs The Symphony Center also features a variety of events and ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/23/2014
Throughout its history the city of Chicago has inspired myriad urban and architectural innovations, many of which have had far-reaching influence. The collection of the Art Institute's Department of Architecture has extensive holdings on work within the region of Chicago, representing the important innovations, theoretical approaches, and architectural movements ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/23/2014
Discover 35 years of beautifully made, conceptually rich photography with the first retrospective of the highly influential work of Christopher Williams. Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness is a multipart installation, conceived by the artist himself, which spans three gallery spaces on three floors of the museum. Photos: © ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/23/2014
Christopher Wool has emerged as one of the most important abstract painters of his generation.He's perhaps best known for his paintings of large stenciled letters, which he uses to form words or phrases, often abbreviated or arranged in run-on configurations that disrupt ordinary patterns of perception and speech. This ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/23/2014
Although Indian artist Dayanita Singh (born 1961) began her career as a photojournalist, she now considers herself "a bookmaker working with photography." Over the last 30 years, she has developed a way of working in fluid, interconnected photographic series that she revisits in various contexts - often in book ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/23/2014
The Chicago History Museum presents Inspiring Beauty: Ebony Fashion Fair, an exhibition of an American story that explores the show's legacy, vision and creativity of Eunice W. Johnson. You'll see priceless garments collected over the fashion show's 50-year history, including works from fashion icons Oscar de la Renta, Christian Dior, ... Read More

National Veterans Art Museum
4041 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60641

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/23/2014
Esprit de Corps features art by nine veterans of Vietnam, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and the Global War on Terror. Drawing on breakthroughs in using art to assist with reintegration of veterans and for therapeutic expression, Esprit de Corps traces the process and roles of therapeutic art ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/23/2014
The Lenhardt Library will display volumes from its rare book collection in an exhibition called Exotic Orchids: Orchestrated in Print. This showcase of unusual and stunning orchids will give visitors the opportunity to learn about one of the largest, most diverse and revered flowering plant families. Photo: © Chicago ... Read More

Museum of Science and Industry
57th Street and Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/23/2014
Join the longest insect migration on Earth! Flight of the Butterflies is an awe-inspiring story of extraordinary animal endurance and human perseverance. The film follows the captivating story of one creature - Dana (Danaus Plexippus) - and three generations of her offspring on their perilous journey from Mexico to ... Read More

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