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Chicago Cubs
Wrigley Field
Chicago, IL 60613

Sports & Recreation
4/21/2014
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
4/21/2014
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

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance
205 E. Randolph Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601

Music & Comedy
4/21/2014
Rarely heard works for orchestra and voice - Handel's passionate Apollo e Dafne for soprano and baritone, and Bach's Non sa che sia dolore for solo soprano - highlight a program exploring works in the Italian style by the era's greatest German composers. A lively concerto grosso by Handel ... Read More

Hours:
  • 7:30 p.m.
ComedySportz Theatre
929 W. Belmont Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657
773-549-8080

Music & Comedy
4/21/2014
See professional grade stand-up by comics from around the city!

Hours:
  • 8 p.m.
The Silver Room
1442 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/21/2014
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
4/21/2014
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

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/21/2014
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
4/21/2014
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.

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/21/2014
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
4/21/2014
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
4/21/2014
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
4/21/2014
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
4/21/2014
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

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/21/2014
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
4/21/2014
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

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/21/2014
Throughout the 20th century to the present, artists have found both clever and practical methods of questioning the idea of authorship and authenticity in the production of an art object. Artists have continually reenvisioned their own involvement in artistic production by utilizing a variety of strategies, such as outsourcing ... Read More

Multiple Chicago Locations
Chicago, IL 60637

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/21/2014
A multi-venue exhibition curated by two physicians at the University of Chicago explores the history of anatomical representation and the evolving relationship between the arts and medical science. Imaging/Imagining the Human Body in Anatomical Representation is jointly presented in three parts by the Special Collections Research Center (The Body ... Read More

Victory Gardens Theater
2433 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614

Theater & Performing Arts
4/21/2014
International Voices Project (IVP) is proud to present the fifth season presenting a series of play readings by playwrights from around the world. The series is presented in collaboration with consulates and cultural institutions throughout Chicago. The 2014 engagement's represented countries include Austria, Norway, Uganda, Sweden, Germany, Canada, Egypt, ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/21/2014
Founded in 1997 by John Ronan, the Chicago-based architecture firm John Ronan Architects has made its mark with a range of critically acclaimed buildings and a thoughtful approach to spatial relationships and materials. The firm uses a distinct, iterative methodology in order to explore a wide range of options ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/21/2014
This site-specific exhibition is composed of nine installations, each of which stands on its own, yet at the same time relate, deriving from and leading to the others. Artist Jan Tichy will lead you to a more integrated experience of the Chicago Cultural Center, including access to unrevealed areas ... Read More

Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605
312-939-2438

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/21/2014
Visit the beautiful and mysterious world of sea jellies and discover the intriguing ways these pulsing, translucent animals survive—and thrive—in the world’s oceans without blood, bones, or brains. Jellies Species This special exhibition features various sea jellies species, ranging in size and habitat.  Here are some that fasincate us: ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/21/2014
Intertwining spectacle and site, John Preus: The Beast becomes a new space for cultural inquiry, public dialogue and creative production within the Hyde Park Art Center. Fabricating a large structure from harvested materials including upholstery leather and discarded wood and furniture from recently closed Chicago Public Schools, Preus will ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/21/2014
Mecca Flast Blues demonstrates the two distinct identities of the Mecca Flast building that stood at 34th and State more than 60 years ago. The building's design of a skylight interior court with ornately-designed railings was distinctive, but it also contributed to the building's reputation as having no secrets. ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/21/2014
Organized around Earth's spectacular eco-zones - Polar Regions, Oceans, Rain Forests, Mountains and Caves, and the African Savanna - Earth Explorers brings the unparalleled adventures of National Geographic to life. Learn about the daring men and women who venture into dangerous and remote parts of the world to discover ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
4/21/2014
The first solo museum exhibition of the work of revered Indian artist Nilima Sheikh features eight banners painted by the artist between 2003 and 2010 for a series focusing on both the magical history and contentious present of Kashmir. Currently owned by collectors throughout India and Southeast Asia, these ... Read More

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