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

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
8/20/2014
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

Chicago Cubs
Wrigley Field
Chicago, IL 60613

Sports & Recreation
8/20/2014
See the Chicago Cubs play against the San Francisco Giants August 19-21 at The Friendly Confines! Celebrate Wrigley Field's 100th Birthday The 2014 season marks Wrigley Field's 100th birthday! The team will celebrate the ballpark's rich century of history during 10 decade-themed homestands complete with historic player uniforms, specialty food ... Read More

Multiple Chicago Locations
Chicago, IL 60601

Theater & Performing Arts, Millennium Park
8/20/2014
See a variety of dance performances and dance-themed events, all for free August 20-23 throughout the city! It's your chance to see top ballet, modern, ethnic and rhythmic dance companies from Chicago and across the country. Wednesday - Harris Theater for Music and Dance - "Classics and Creations" Opening ... Read More

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

Sports & Recreation
8/20/2014
See the White Sox play the Orioles at The Cell!

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

Music & Comedy
8/20/2014
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

Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Music & Comedy
8/20/2014
Have a mid-week celebration filled with fireworks, live music and cocktails! Every Wednesday starting June 25, the Shedd Aquarium will play host to its annual summer concert series, Jazzin' at the Shedd, now celebrating its 20th anniversary. Dance to the sounds of our city's finest musicians and voalists, enjoy ... Read More

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

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Millennium Park
8/20/2014
Calling all movie buffs! Head to Millennium Park on Tuesday evenings this summer to enjoy free movies at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. It's now home to the latest and most sophisticated outdoor screen with sound projected from the Pavilion's state-of-the-art sound system. The images are bright, clear and visible ... Read More

South Shore Cultural Center
7059 S. South Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60649

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
8/20/2014
The Chicago Park District shows free outdoor movies throughout the summer for free at parks around the city! On August 20, see Car Wash (PG) at South Shore Cultural Center. Movies in the Parks runs May 29-August 30. Click here for the complete schedule.

Concord Music Hall
2047 N. Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60647

Music & Comedy
8/20/2014
See Propagandhi live with special guests RVIVR, War On Women and La Armada August 20 at Concord Music Hall!

Hours:
  • 6 p.m.
DuSable Museum of African American History
740 E. 56th Pl.
Chicago, IL 60637

Music & Comedy
8/20/2014
Enjoy a jazzy summer on the patio of the DuSable Museum! Food, spirits and CDs will be available for purchase. June 18: A Tribute to Max Roach, Buddy Miles, Tony Williams, Roy Haynes, and Elvin Jones. Featuring Dana Hall, Xavier Breaker and Charles Heath. July 16: A Tribute to ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
8/20/2014
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
8/20/2014
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
8/20/2014
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

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

Music & Comedy
8/20/2014
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
8/20/2014
The colorful flourishes and calm spaces in Ann Worthing's paintings invite a unique sort of looking that allows the viewer to explore and discover each individual world with the curiosity of an aimless wanderer. Landscapes unfold slowly as different textures, figures, and gestures flicker into and out of view, ... Read More

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

Music & Comedy
8/20/2014
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

The Mercury Theater
3745 N. Southport Ave.
Chicago, IL 60613

Theater & Performing Arts
8/20/2014
Mercury Theater Chicago presents Chicago's home-grown version of the hilarious Broadway musical Avenue Q. Winner of the Tony "Triple Crown" for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book in 2004, Avenue Q is part flesh, part felt, and packed with heart. The production will be led by Jeff Award ... Read More

Emil Bach House
7415 N. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60626

Tours & Attractions
8/20/2014
Step inside one of Frank Lloyd Wright's more intimate homes on the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust's new tour of the Emil Bach House in Chicago, meticulously restored to its original 1915 appearance by Harboe Architects. Built for Emil Bach, president of Chicago's Bach Brick Co, the house was executed ... Read More

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

Theater & Performing Arts
8/20/2014
Experience a multi-sensory show that fuses theatrical spectacle and original music with comedy, art, vaudeville and science! Photo: Ken Howard ©BMP

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
8/20/2014
For his exhibit, Cahill presents Snow: USSA 2012: The Wellness Center, the third phase of his project exploring the role institutions play in society. His earlier parts include USSA 2012: The Orphanage Project (2011), where he re-imagined an orphanage and a gift shop, USSA 2012: The People's Palace's Gift ... Read More

Spirit of Chicago
Navy Pier
Chicago, IL 60611

Tours & Attractions
8/20/2014
This two-hour cruise along Chicago's magnificent lakefront is perfect for an afternoon getaway, a birthday, church group, entertaining out-of-town guests, you name it. Enjoy this truly interactive entertainment experience with the Spirit of Chicago Cabaret Show. They will delight you with a broad repertoire - everything from sing-along show ... Read More

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Dr.
Skokie, IL 60077

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
8/20/2014
In the early years of World War II, Charlotte Salomon - a 23-year-old Jewish artist from Berlin - fled to the south of France where she shut herself into a hotel room and spent two years feverishly painting the history of her life. She called it Life? or Theater?: ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
8/20/2014
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
8/20/2014
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

Spirit of Chicago
Navy Pier
Chicago, IL 60611

Tours & Attractions
8/20/2014
This two-hour cruise along Chicago's magnificent lakefront features exciting views of Chicago's most famous architecture and landmarks. It's the perfect for an afternoon getaway, a birthday, office party, entertaining out-of-town guests, you name it. As you cruise and delight in their celebrity-designed buffet, sit-back and learn about Chicago's history ... Read More

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