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Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657

Theater & Performing Arts
12/19/2014
For that special mix of naughty and nice, About Face Theatre, in association with Theater Wit, presents Big Red and The Boys, a non-traditional evening of songs, stories and spirits. This sexy and spicy holiday concert plays five performances only. Now in its fourth year, Big Red and The ... Read More

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

Music & Comedy, Millennium Park
12/19/2014
Sing your favorite holiday carols in the reflection of Millennium Park's stunning landmark and the accompaniment of some of Chicago's best choral groups. Following the 60-minute caroling session, all are encouraged to skate at Millennium Park's McCormick Tribune Ice Rink, one of the most popular winter destinations in the ... Read More

The Chicago Theatre
175 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60601

Theater & Performing Arts
12/19/2014
Cirque Dreams triumphantly returns to Chicago with its critically acclaimed holiday stage extravaganza. From the creators of the groundbreaking Broadway hit Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy, Cirque Dreams Holidaze is the perfect holiday gift for families and audiences of all ages. Be amazed by this holiday spectacle with over 300 ... Read More

St. Michael's Church
1633 N. Cleveland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614

Music & Comedy
12/19/2014
See Music of the Baroque Chorus and Brass Ensemble perform live in this holiday-themed concert.

Hours:
  • 8 p.m.
5200 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
12/19/2014
Are you a procrastinator when it comes to holiday shopping? Are you at your most productive when the stress of a quickly approaching holiday is giving you a little extra motivation? Then go to the second night of Late Night Andersonville, just a little "late-er" than usual. Take advantage of four more hours ... Read More

Hours:
  • 6 - 10 p.m.
City Winery
1200 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60607

Music & Comedy
12/19/2014
See Los Lobos live December 17-19 at the intimate settings of City Winery! City Winery features musical performances almost every night of the week! Click here for a complete schedule.  Photos courtesy of City Winery Chicago

Hours:
  • 8 p.m.
Skydeck Chicago
233 S. Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60606

Tours & Attractions
12/19/2014
Santa Claus will make his first-ever appearance at Willis Tower's Skydeck Chicago to meet with fans 103 floors above the city. Dressed in his signature red suit, Santa will roam around Skydeck Chicago so visitors can take their very own "Selfies with Santa." This special opportunity offers Chicagoans and ... Read More

House of Blues
329 N. Dearborn
Chicago, IL 60654

Music & Comedy
12/19/2014
See The White Panda live with special guest Kid Slim December 19 at House of Blues! Photo courtesy of House of Blues Chicago

Hours:
  • 9 p.m.
Symphony Center
220 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604

Music & Comedy
12/19/2014
Welcome Yule! is a beloved Chicago holiday tradition that celebrates its 20th year in 2014/15. This full-length musical production, conceived and conducted by Duain Wolfe, is a delight for the eyes and ears, featuring the Chorus members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, dancers, sing-alongs and appearances by beloved holiday ... Read More

Redmoon Theater
2120 S. Jefferson St.
Chicago, IL 60616

Theater & Performing Arts
12/19/2014
Chicago's acclaimed Spectacle company Redmoon announces its annual family-friendly Winter Pageant for two weekends in December. In its 16th year, the holiday tradition explores the idea of grand love and honors the four seasons of the human heart. Set atop a massive glacier, the love stories are brought to ... Read More

Under The Gun Theater
956 W. Newport Ave,
Chicago, IL 60657

Music & Comedy
12/19/2014
There's a lot of weird stuff online, and Under the Gun Theater is here to make fun of all of it. Each week a panel of distinguished guests talk about all the weird and wonderful things that your friends shared with you this week. And then that discussion inspires the improv ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
12/19/2014
100 Faces of War Experience: Portraits and Words of Americans Who Served in Iraq and Afghanistan is timed to coincide with the official end of war in Afghanistan and it is meant to be a place of open contemplation upon the American experience of these wars. These portraits represent ... Read More

Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL 60601
312-443-3800

Theater & Performing Arts
12/19/2014
The Goodman's 37th annual production of A Christmas Carol, adapted from Charles Dickens' classic 1843 novella, is the unforgettable tale of miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, a wealthy business man with a disdain for holiday cheer in Victorian London. One Christmas, Scrooge is visited by four ghosts who take him on ... Read More

Athenaeum Theatre
2936 N. Southport Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657

Theater & Performing Arts
12/19/2014
Scrooge has no honor, nor any courage. Can three ghosts help him to become the true warrior he ought to be in time to save Tiny Tim from a horrible fate? Performed in the Original Klingon with English Supertitles, and narrative analysis from The Vulcan Institute of Cultural Anthropology. ... Read More

The Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Deaborn
Chicago, IL 60610

Theater & Performing Arts
12/19/2014
In this season's A Nativity Story: More Than A Miracle, we see a mother watching her son slipping away from the Church and herself. A single mother doing her best to raise a young man, she finds herself pushed to extreme measures to make sure he doesn't find himself ... Read More

Chicago Shakespeare Theater
800 E. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
312-595-5600

Theater & Performing Arts
12/19/2014
A hip-hop holiday treat set to a bangin' beat! CST and Chicago hip-hop sensation the Q Brothers - creators of Othello: The Remix and Funk It Up About Nothin' - have toured around the world, playing to sold-out houses in Edinburgh, Germany, South Korea, Australia and London. Now the ... Read More

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

Theater & Performing Arts
12/19/2014
Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of Airline Highway. In the parking lot of The Hummingbird, a once-glamorous motel on New Orleans' infamous Airline Highway, a group of friends gather. A rag-tag collection of strippers, hustlers and philosophers have come together to celebrate the life of Miss Ruby, an ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
12/19/2014
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

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

Theater & Performing Arts
12/19/2014
Doomed queen...tour-de-force drama! Two rivals battle for the ultimate title: Queen of England. Fiery and passionate, Anne Boleyn seduced Henry VIII and started a revolution, but now she's been replaced - in his heart and his bed - by the demure Jane Seymour. As her enemies scheme, Anne bravely ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
12/19/2014
Anne Collier is the photographer's first major exhibition, tracing her career from 2002 to the present. Encompassing more than 40 works, the exhibition presents several themes that have dominated Collier's practice during the past decade, including pop psychology, the clichés and conventions of commercial photography, autobiography, and the act ... Read More

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

Music & Comedy
12/19/2014
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

Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center
4450 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Theater & Performing Arts
12/19/2014
Black Ensemble Theater presents the return of At Last: A Tribute to Etta James. This phenomenal super star giant lives again through the pen of Jackie Taylor. Ms. Taylor brings back this Black Ensemble Classic featuring 15 of Etta James' biggest hits. Photo credit: Danny Nicholas 

The pH Comedy Theater
1515 W. Berwyn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640

Music & Comedy
12/19/2014
pH is starting your weekend off with some Bad Advice. Four players take your suggestion and spin it into three acts full of memorable characters, madcap situations and unbelievably horrible advice. At the end of each act, one of the characters from the show will offer you their unique ... Read More

Emerald City's Little Theatre
2933 N. Southport Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657

Theater & Performing Arts
12/19/2014
You are invited to the birthday party of a very special dog, and Bingo is his name-o! Everything is ready, but Farmers Pickle and Tickle can't find the guest of honor. Is he near or far? Up or down? Over or under? Explore the farm and help find Bingo ... Read More

Mystic Blue Cruises
Navy Pier
Chicago, IL 60611

Tours & Attractions
12/19/2014
This year celebrate the season on the water aboard Mystic Blue Chicago! Experience the holidays from an exciting, fresh perspective. Complete with tasty eats, awesome DJ beats for dancing and the best views at the best value! Photos courtesy of Entertainment Cruises  

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