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Events Calendar for the week of 8/01 to 8/07

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Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
8/1/2014
A new series from Chicago Loop Alliance, ACTIVATE is part spectacle, part happy hour hangout. Combining the talents of Chicago's most creative minds, the events will feature art, live music and more in unique urban settings. No two alleys will be the same, so stay tuned for all the ... Read More

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

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
8/1/2014
The Black Harvest Film Festival is our city's largest and longest-running Black film festival and the Gene Siskel Film Center's most vibrant annual showcase featuring provocative films that tell stories, spark lively discussions, and address issues relating to the experiences from the African diaspora. A number of films are ... Read More

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

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
8/1/2014
Now in its fourth year, the Chicago French Film Festival at Music Box gives you the opportunity to see the best the French film industry has to offer. These new French films are in a variety of genres. Among the highlights of this year's festival is the black comedy ... Read More

Chicago White Sox
U.S. Cellular Field
Chicago, IL 60616

Sports & Recreation
8/1/2014
See the White Sox play the Twins at The Cell!

The Vic Theatre
3145 N. Sheffield Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657

Music & Comedy
8/1/2014
See Cut Copy live with special guest Bomba Estereo August 1 at The Vic! This is an Official Lollapalooza Aftershow. Photo Credit: Azadeh Khastoo  

Hours:
  • 11 p.m.
The Second City Mainstage
The Second City
1616 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60614

Music & Comedy
8/1/2014
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

1400 W. Cermak Rd.
Chicago, IL 60608

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
8/1/2014
It's the largest Latino festival in the Midwest! Enjoy a huge lineup of entertainment and music, savor a variety of food including authentic Mexican favorites, browse works and engage with artists in the Arts & Culture Pavilion, and bring kids to the Children's Area for face painting, books and ... Read More

Stage 773
1225 W. Belmont Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657

Music & Comedy
8/1/2014
Shanna's Mom returns from a sold out summer 2013 run with a brand new sketch comedy revue, inspired by the things that make us smile, scream, and well, make our loins burn. Hold On To Your Butts features a variety of original scenes and songs, showcasing the ensemble's silly ... Read More

Park West
322 W. Armitage Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614

Music & Comedy
8/1/2014
See Jenny Lewis live with special guest Apache Relay August 1 at Park West! This is an Official Lollapalooza Aftershow.

Hours:
  • 11 p.m.
City Winery
1200 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60607

Music & Comedy
8/1/2014
See Kate Nash live with special guest Meg Myers August 1 at the intimate settings of City Winery! This is an Official Lollapalooza Aftershow. City Winery features musical performances almost every night of the week! Click here for a complete schedule.  Photo courtesy of City Winery Chicago

Hours:
  • 11 p.m.
Grant Park
Columbus Dr. & Congress Pkwy.
Chicago, IL 60603

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy
8/1/2014
Look up the word "lollapalooza" and you'll find this definition: an extraordinary thing; an outstanding example. You won't find any other music festival with a more fitting moniker than Lollapalooza, Chicago's grandest stage for music legends from across the globe. Each year in August, some of the top names ... Read More

The Ruth Page Center for Arts
1016 N. Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL 60610

Theater & Performing Arts
8/1/2014
RE|Dance Group celebrates five years of evocative dance-theater with the world premiere of The Long and Forgotten Winter, a mythic allegory for modern times. Focusing on the central theme of passage, the 9-member ensemble sets out on a journey that explores a contemporary world lost and the search for ... Read More

Ravinia Festival
200 Ravinia Park Rd
Highland Park, IL 60035

Music & Comedy
8/1/2014
See Lyle Lovett & His Large Band live with special guest Jake Shimabukuro August 1 at Ravinia! We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the concert. Photo credit: Ravinia Festival 

Hours:
  • 7 p.m.
Links Hall
3111 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618

Theater & Performing Arts, Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
8/1/2014
Physical is a nine day festival celebrating contemporary physical theater. Offering a series of films, performances and workshops, Physical intends to bring Chicago-based performers and audiences together with physical theater practitioners from across the U.S. and create a platform for national and Chicago based performers to build their relationships ... Read More

Multiple Chicago Locations
Chicago, IL

Theater & Performing Arts, Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
8/1/2014
Highlighting the depth and breadth of Chicago, national and international tap artistry, Chicago Human Rhythm Project, the nation's premier presenter of American tap dance and contemporary percussive arts, presents Rhythm World, the oldest and most comprehensive festival of American tap and contemporary percussive arts in the world. Rhythm World ... Read More

Westin O'Hare Rosemont
6100 N. River Rd.
Rosemont, IL 60018

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
8/1/2014
Come help celebrate their 100th anniversary! Schuhplattler Verein Edelweiss Chicago is the oldest ethnic Bavarian folk dancing group in North America. Perhaps you've seen them perform at local Oktoberfest's. They are celebrating their platinum jubilee at the Westin O'Hare Rosemont. Come enjoy a truly ethnic celebration complete with German ... Read More

Metro
3730 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60613

Music & Comedy
8/1/2014
See Spoon live with special guest Wildcat! Wildcat! August 1 at Metro! This is an Official Lollapalooza Aftershow. Photo credit: Metro/Smart Bar

Hours:
  • 11 p.m.
House of Blues
329 N. Dearborn
Chicago, IL 60654

Music & Comedy
8/1/2014
See The Head and the Heart live with special guest Vance Joy August 1 at House of Blues! This is an Official Lollapalooza Aftershow. Photo courtesy of House of Blues Chicago

Hours:
  • 11 p.m.
Washington Park Refectory
5531 S. Russell Dr.
Chicago, IL 60637

Theater & Performing Arts
8/1/2014
Jeff award-winning Theater on the Lake celebrates 62 years in 2014, showcasing our city's rich off-Loop theater community. While renovation is underway to convert the historic Theater on the Lake building from a summer-only programming site to a year-round program and event facility, they'll be taking the shows on ... Read More

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
8/1/2014
Shane Huffman is swimming to the Moon. If ignorance of the laws of nature is the basis of superstition, there's an element of deliberate superstition in Huffman's willful revision of cosmic order. Huffman reinvests interplanetary space, drained of mystery by the imposed order of cosmological description, with something "extra ... Read More

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
8/1/2014
From studio critique, a mode of conversation about art works, Adelheid Mers has evolved a generative, productive method of talking about other issues as well, by diagramming them onto her Fractal 3-Line Matrix. In this exhibit, Adelheid Mers: Enter the Matrix, she presents diagrams of conversations with artists about ... Read More

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
8/1/2014
In AGAIN GONE ~ Miller & Shellabarger, Miller & Shellabarger use gunpowder and black oil sunflower seeds to outline their bodies and hands. Both materials hold immense amounts of energy, even when distilled into diminutive containers, and are utilized for their rich metaphorical connotation. One is used to feed ... Read More

Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool
2391 N. Stockton Dr.
Chicago, IL 60614

Tours & Attractions
8/1/2014
Enjoy the sites and tranquil sounds of the historic Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool during this seasonal tour! Photo credit: Adam Alexander Photography

The Second City e.t.c.
The Second City
1616 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60614

Music & Comedy
8/1/2014
In the world of high stakes, we become a more heightened version of ourselves, which can sometimes resemble more simian behavior than human. From unitard sporting performance artists, an intimate encounter with robot culture and the primal effects of downsizing, Apes of Wrath embraces the dark and light sides ... Read More

Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S. Cornell Ave.
Chicago, IL 60615

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
8/1/2014
Hyde Park Art Center presents Facetime, an exhibit showcasing work from area high school students as the culmination of this year's ArtShop program. ArtShop invests in teens particularly talented and interested in the visual arts by providing hands-on training, guidance in developing a portfolio, mentorship from a working artist, ... Read More

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WEEKEND ALERT! Are you ready for a fun weekend? #Chicago has got something for everyone with Lollapalooza, Fiesta del Sol, Theatre on the Lake with The Neo-Futurists, Schuhplattler Verein Edelweiss folk dancing group and The Biggest Loser RunWalk. Get the details here:
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