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House of Blues
329 N. Dearborn
Chicago, IL 60654

Music & Comedy
10/21/2014
See Anberlin live during The Final Tour October 21 at House of Blues! Photo courtesy of House of Blues Chicago

Hours:
  • 5 p.m.
Aragon Entertainment Center
1106 W. Lawrence Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640

Music & Comedy
10/21/2014
See Bastille live October 21 at the Aragon Entertainment Center! Photo credit: Azadeh Khastoo 

Hours:
  • 7 p.m.
Millennium Park
201 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601

Theater & Performing Arts, Millennium Park
10/21/2014
Beyond the Aria, a new performance series produced by Harris Theater in a unique first-time association with Lyric Unlimited, comes to the Pritzker Pavilion Stage at Millennium Park. Four performances - October 21, November 10, January 14, and March 10 - will feature internationally celebrated opera singers alongside rising ... Read More

Hours:
  • 7:30 p.m.
Multiple Chicago Locations
Chicago, IL

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
10/21/2014
The 19th Annual Chicago Artists Month highlights the work of hundreds of artists throughout Chicago with performances, exhibitions, open studios, tours and neighborhood art walks. Chicago Artists Month will invite residents and visitors to meet artists and see their work at venues across Chicago. The 2014 theme, Crossing Borders, ... Read More

Chicago Blackhawks
United Center
Chicago, IL 60612

Sports & Recreation
10/21/2014
Watch the Chicago Blackhawks hit the ice to play the Philadelphia Flyers at the United Center! Photo: Chicago Blackhawks 

Hours:
  • 7:30 p.m.
AMC River East 21
322 E. Illinois St.
Chicago, IL 60610

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
10/21/2014
Now in its 50th year, this celebrated festival offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the sights, sounds and experiences of other cultures on the big screen and the chance to hear and maybe even meet some of the artists behind them. For two weeks, you can see films from ... Read More

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

Music & Comedy
10/21/2014
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

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

Tours & Attractions
10/21/2014
Join a supernatural expert on a journey by trolley to some of Chicago's most haunted drinking establishments. Get a glimpse into the city's paranormal past as you enjoy "spirits" on this spooktacular pub crawl.

Hours:
  • 7 - 10 p.m.
The Chicago Theatre
175 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60601

Music & Comedy
10/21/2014
See comedian Jim Gaffigan live during the Food: A Love Story Book Tour October 21 at The Chicago Theatre!

Hours:
  • 7 p.m.
UP Comedy Club
230 W. N. Ave., 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60614

Music & Comedy
10/21/2014
This evening, join John Hodgman for an evening of intellectual delight with comedy flare that is guaranteed to keep you wanting more. He regularly appears as a correspondent on The Daily Show. Photo courtesy of UP Comedy Club 

Hours:
  • 7 & 9:30 p.m.
The Vic Theatre
3145 N. Sheffield Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657

Music & Comedy
10/21/2014
See King Diamond live October 21 at The Vic! Photo Credit: Azadeh Khastoo  

Hours:
  • 8 p.m.
Multiple Chicago Locations
Chicago, IL

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
10/21/2014
Midwest Fashion Week is dedicated to showcasing the creative efforts of the clothing design community. In so doing, MFW connects the dots between high and affordable fashion, which enables people to discover new ways to express their individuality through fashion. Thursday: The Pink Party Drumbar Chicago Special Set by ... Read More

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

Music & Comedy
10/21/2014
Delight your senses with the mesmerizing music from the heavens. Experience ancient Chinese instruments like the two-stringed Erhu, the plucked Pipa, and Chinese bells leading a grand Western orchestra through melodies rooted in 5,000 years of divinely inspired culture. Photo courtesy of Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra

Hours:
  • 7:30 p.m.
Hilton | Asmus Contemporary
716 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60654

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
10/21/2014
Agua Nacida, meaning "water born" in Spanish, is a unique collection of large-scale underwater nudes, photographed amidst the unspoiled depths of the seas surrounding Fiji and Gozo by photographer Hugh Arnold. Inspired in part by the human life cycle, Agua Nacida explores the beauty of the human form and ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
10/21/2014
With a twist toward the absurd and theatrical, Patricia Rieger isolates characters and spaces to suggest drama while maintaining ambiguity in All The Names: Patricia Rieger. Rieger creates images in sculpture and paintings with situations of seeming opposition: quiet and movement, private and public, ordinary and extraordinary, spiritual and ... Read More

Bank of America Theatre
18 W. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60603
312-977-1700

Theater & Performing Arts
10/21/2014
Amazing Grace is a world premiere musical based on the awe-inspiring true story behind the world's most beloved song. A captivating tale of romance, rebellion and redemption, this radiant production follows one man whose incredible journey ignited a historic wave of change. John Newton, a willful and musically talented ... Read More

Steppenwolf Theatre Company
1650 N. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL 60614

Theater & Performing Arts
10/21/2014
George Orwell's revolutionary masterpiece comes to the stage with Steppenwolf for Young Adults' world premiere adaptation of Animal Farm. After revolting against the reign of their negligent human master, the animals of Mr. Jones's farm create their own ideal society in which all animals are equal and rules are ... Read More

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

Music & Comedy
10/21/2014
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

Expo 72
72 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
10/21/2014
Sponsored by Dark Horse Wines, the Chicago International Film Festival will host a special exhibit, Because Everybody Loves Movies, an expansive display of posters, images and videos from its venerable five-decade history. Upon entering, visitors will be greeted by the iconic "eyes" logo that has been the Festival's logo ... Read More

Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 860
Chicago, IL 60606

Theater & Performing Arts
10/21/2014
A celebration of music and poetry...and love. See the incomparable Renée Fleming in the role seemingly tailor-made for her voice. Told through lush and romantic music by Strauss, Capriccio takes you inside the ultimate dinner party. The beautiful Countess is torn between her love for a poet and a ... Read More

Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago
5550 S. Greenwood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637
773-702-0200

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
10/21/2014
The immersive exhibition Carved, Cast, Crumpled investigates the essential qualities of three-dimensional art across historical and cultural contexts, and questions what it means to be in the presence of an object. Comprised of sculptural works and a handful of related drawings by sculptors, it will showcase a foundational component ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
10/21/2014
CHGO DSGN: Recent Object and Graphic Design. Curated by Rick Valicenti. is a major exhibition of recent object and graphic design by 100+ of the city's leading designers. Chicago has long been regarded as an international center for design, and this retrospective celebrates the region's creative and innovative spirit. ... Read More

Multiple Chicago Locations
Chicago, IL

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
10/21/2014
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! Community Markets New for 2014, some markets will become ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
10/21/2014
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.

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

Music & Comedy
10/21/2014
See the Chicago Symphony Orchestra practically any night of the week! Their 2014/15 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

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