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National Museum of Mexican Art
1852 W. 19th St.
Chicago, IL 60608

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
10/19/2014
Meet Mexico's finest folk artists and watch live art demonstrations at the 9th Annual Folk Art Festival. Artists will come from all corners of Mexico, each with his or her own unique techniques, subject matters, and mediums. However, they all share the same passion for Mexico's rich folk art ... Read More

Hours:
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Metro
3730 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60613

Music & Comedy
10/19/2014
See Alkaline Trio live October 16-19 at Metro! Photo credit: Metro/Smart Bar

Hours:
  • 7 p.m.
The Riviera Theatre
4746 N. Racine Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640

Music & Comedy
10/19/2014
See Beats Antique live during the Creature Carnival Tour with special guests Emancipator, Shpongle (Simon Posford DJ Set) and Lafa Taylor October 18-19 at The Riviera! Photo Credit: Azadeh Khastoo  

Hours:
  • 8 p.m.
Brookfield Zoo/Chicago Zoological Society
31st Street and First Avenue
Brookfield, IL 60513

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Tours & Attractions
10/19/2014
Brookfield Zoo's annual Boo! at the Zoo Halloween celebration will be filled with more tricks, treats, and hocus pocus than ever before. Event Highlights Pumpkin Smasher  Steve Dahlke, professional pumpkin carver Costume parade  Costume showcase  7,000-square-foot Crazy Maize corn maze Creepy Cowboy Carousel Scarecrow building at Hamill Family Play ... Read More

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

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
10/19/2014
Boo! Bash brings together fun, entertainment, and wonder as Facets celebrates 31 years of the Chicago International Children's Film Festival. Boo! Bash transforms the historic Park West theater into the ultimate family Halloween destination. Dress up as your favorite ghoul and enjoy a night full of films, games, face ... Read More

Hours:
  • 2- 5 p.m.
Multiple Chicago Locations
Chicago, IL

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
10/19/2014
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 Bears
Soldier Field
Chicago, IL 60605

Sports & Recreation
10/19/2014
Watch the Chicago Bears play the Miami Dolphins live at Soldier Field!

Chicago Bulls
United Center
Chicago, IL 60612

Sports & Recreation
10/19/2014
Watch the legendary Chicago Bulls hit the court to play the Charlotte Hornets at the United Center in this preseason game! Photo credit: Bill Smith/Chicago Bulls 

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

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
10/19/2014
An annual, week-long gathering of global thought leaders sharing ideas through talks, labs and conversations with the goal of stimulating new initiatives and ventures. Featured Speakers David Gregory Joan Cusack John Amaechi, OBE Jose Antonio Vargas Noami Judd Peter Thiel Schedule Overview Talks Labs Conversations Summits Edison Talks Guess ... Read More

AMC River East 21
322 E. Illinois St.
Chicago, IL 60610

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
10/19/2014
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
10/19/2014
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

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

Music & Comedy
10/19/2014
Acclaimed violinist, David Lisker, a Juilliard graduate and former student of legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman, is presenting an unforgettable event celebrating the lives and music of Jewish composers directly affected by the Holocaust. Even in their darkest moments, these brilliant individuals produced some of the most inspiring, and life ... Read More

Hours:
  • 5 - 7 p.m.
Multiple Chicago Locations
Chicago, IL

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
10/19/2014
Fashion Focus: Chicago's Fashion Week is a citywide celebration of our city's fashion industry. Highlights during the week include a Fashion Town Hall and networking event for industry professionals; runway shows at the Chicago Cultural Center and in Millennium Park showcasing the latest trends, emerging and established designers; shopping ... Read More

Seadog Ventures
Navy Pier
Chicago, IL 60611

Tours & Attractions
10/19/2014
Experience the sights, lights, and frights of Chicago this Halloween! Discover Chicago's architecture at nighttime while exploring the many spirits, scandals, and sins of the Windy City. Their costumed tour guides will take you on a journey through Chicago's darker history with spine tingling tales of supernatural occurrences, moonlit ... Read More

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

Theater & Performing Arts
10/19/2014
From Paris's Théâtre de la Ville, Ionesco Suite celebrates the work of maverick avant-garde playwright Eugène Ionesco with a whirlwind montage encapsulating seven of his plays, brimming with wicked humor and hard-hitting themes. Conceived and directed by Théâtre de la Ville Artistic Director Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota, the scene is set ... Read More

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

Music & Comedy
10/19/2014
Jazz pianist Keith Jarrett returns to Symphony Center with long-time collaborators Gary Peacock (piano) and Jack DeJohnette (saxophone) for an evening of electrifying jazz improv and thrilling melodies. BBC Music Magazine calls the group "the greatest piano trio in contemporary jazz." Photo by Sven Thielmann  

Hours:
  • 8 p.m.
Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place
175 E. Chestnut
Chicago, IL 60611

Theater & Performing Arts
10/19/2014
Men Are From Mars - Women Are From Venus LIVE! is more than just the book. After beginning in Paris in 2007, Men are From Mars - Women are From Venus LIVE! has been seen by more than one million people around Europe. It debuted in the United States ... Read More

Multiple Chicago Locations
Chicago, IL

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
10/19/2014
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

UP Comedy Club
230 W. N. Ave., 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60614

Music & Comedy
10/19/2014
This evening, join Nick Offerman, along with a special guest, for a discussion about his new book, Paddle Your Own Canoe, and meet him for a book signing after the show. Photo courtesy of UP Comedy Club 

Hours:
  • 7 & 9:30 p.m.
Multiple Chicago Locations
Chicago, IL

Tours & Attractions
10/19/2014
The Chicago Architecture Foundation's Open House Chicago is a free public festival that offers behind-the-scenes access to 150 buildings across Chicago! Explore the hidden gems and architectural treasures of Chicago's diverse neighborhoods - all for free. 150 cool places. 48 hours. Go. The Neighborhoods Downtown Bridgeport/Back of the Yards ... Read More

City Winery
1200 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60607

Music & Comedy
10/19/2014
See Sinéad O'Connor live October 19, 20 & 22 at the intimate settings of City Winery! City Winery features musical performances almost every night of the week! Click here for a complete schedule.  Photo courtesy of City Winery Chicago. Credit: Donal Moloney.

Redmoon Theater
2120 S. Jefferson St
Chicago, IL 60616

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
10/19/2014
This fall, Redmoon's family event Skelebration, which debuted with great success last year, returns for its second annual installment of experiential exploration running over two weekends. Families are invited into its otherworldly playground inside its Pilsen home for a re-invention of the seasonal rituals of Halloween. Event Highlights UFO ... Read More

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

Theater & Performing Arts
10/19/2014
See an unprecedented collaboration between Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Chicago's renowned home for improvised and sketch comedy, The Second City, October 15-19 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance! Photos Todd Rosenberg

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall
50 Arts Cir Dr
Evanston, IL 60208

Music & Comedy
10/19/2014
The Music of the Baroque's concert season opens with music of transcendent genius and powerful emotion. Nicholas Kraemer leads the orchestra, chorus, and soloists in Mozart's great Requiem Mass, together with the Linz Symphony and revelatory brief choral works by Haydn and Beethoven.

Hours:
  • 7:30 p.m.
Ukrainian National Museum
2249 W. Superior St.
Chicago, IL 60612

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
10/19/2014
With participation from the Ukrainian Community A Century of Embroidered Fashion will feature, in addition to those items in the museum's permanent collection, party dresses embroidered in the 40's and 50's, wedding and graduation dresses embroidered with 60's and 70's as well as accessories and jewelry. Incorporating a traditional ... Read More

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