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Chicago Cubs
Wrigley Field
Chicago, IL 60613

Sports & Recreation
7/28/2014
See the Chicago Cubs play against the Colorado Rockies July 28-31 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

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

Music & Comedy, Millennium Park
7/28/2014
This annual free concert series features indie rock and pop music acts live at Millennium Park's Jay Pritzker Pavilion!  The Lineup June 2: Robbie Fulks + Funeral Bonsai Wedding June 9: Omar Souleyman + Joshua Abrams' Natural Information Society June 16: An evening with Richard Thompson and his Electric ... Read More

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

Music & Comedy
7/28/2014
See Colleen Matheu Johnson (flute), Kurt Johnson (violin) and Janet Razaq (piano) live July 28 at Chicago Cultural Center's Preston Bradley Hall! This is a Musicians Club of Women FREE public event.

Hours:
  • 12:15 p.m.
Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier
800 E. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
312-595-5600

Theater & Performing Arts
7/28/2014
Shakespeare's Globe embarks on a two-year, international tour, travelling to 205 countries around the globe with its production of Hamlet including only two U.S. engagements: Chicago Shakespeare and Washington, D.C.'s Folger Theatre. The production touches down in Chicago with a fresh version of Shakespeare's classic tragedy of deferred revenge ... Read More

Belmont Harbor
SE Belmont Ave. & Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60657

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
7/28/2014
The Chicago Park District shows free outdoor movies throughout the summer for free at parks around the city! On July 28, see The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer (NR) at Belmont Harbor. Movies in the Parks runs May 29-August 30. Click here for the complete schedule.

Links Hall
3111 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618

Theater & Performing Arts, Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
7/28/2014
Physical is a nine day festival celebrating contemporary physical theater. Offering a series of films, performances and workshops, Physical intends to bring Chicago-based performers and audiences together with physical theater practitioners from across the U.S. and create a platform for national and Chicago based performers to build their relationships ... Read More

Multiple Chicago Locations
Chicago, IL

Theater & Performing Arts, Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
7/28/2014
Highlighting the depth and breadth of Chicago, national and international tap artistry, Chicago Human Rhythm Project, the nation's premier presenter of American tap dance and contemporary percussive arts, presents Rhythm World, the oldest and most comprehensive festival of American tap and contemporary percussive arts in the world. Rhythm World ... Read More

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

Music & Comedy
7/28/2014
See The Bangles live July 27-28 at City Winery!  City Winery features musical performances almost every night of the week! Click here for a complete schedule.  Photo courtesy of City Winery

Hours:
  • 8 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
7/28/2014
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
7/28/2014
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
7/28/2014
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

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
7/28/2014
Hyde Park Art Center presents Facetime, an exhibit showcasing work from area high school students as the culmination of this year's ArtShop program. ArtShop invests in teens particularly talented and interested in the visual arts by providing hands-on training, guidance in developing a portfolio, mentorship from a working artist, ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
7/28/2014
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
7/28/2014
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

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
7/28/2014
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
7/28/2014
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

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
7/28/2014
Step right up, boys and girls, for Circus Zirkus: Where You're the Star of the Show! In CCM's big-top experience, kids get much more than a front-row seat. Whether you crave an audience, prefer being behind-the-scenes, or just love to clown around, there's something for everyone at Circus Zirkus. ... Read More

Chicago Trolley and Double Decker Co.
Water Tower Pumping Station
Chicago, IL 60611

Tours & Attractions
7/28/2014
The City Lights Night Tour allows passengers to view the city at night in all of its lit up glory. Highlights will include the John Hancock Building, Millennium Park, Navy Pier and the Magnificent Mile.

Multiple Chicago Locations
Chicago, IL

Theater & Performing Arts
7/28/2014
Dance in the Parks brings free, professional, outdoor dance concerts to Chicago's parks! The all-ages performances feature works created and performed by professional Chicago dance artists in a wide range of styles and themes and offers showcase opportunities to local youth companies. Bring your picnic dinner and enjoy the ... Read More

Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
7/28/2014
Destination Solar System is a live show that takes adventurous space explorers on an immersive tour of the Solar System. Set in the future, Destination Solar System flies audiences from one end of the Solar System to the other in under 30 minutes! From sizzling solar flares on the ... Read More

Willis Tower
233 S. Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60606

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
7/28/2014
Willis Tower is currently holding its first fashion exhibition, Enduring Style: Practice Makes Perfect, in partnership with the Fashion Studies Department at Columbia College Chicago. Located in the ground floor lobby of Willis Tower, the exhibition showcases: 38 fashion ensembles enhanced by 14 large-scale fashion photographs focusing on the ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
7/28/2014
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

Multiple Chicago Locations
Chicago, IL

Theater & Performing Arts
7/28/2014
Free Street Theater's youth ensembles will create short performances that recreate and/or transform real-life events from each park's history. Using a variety of aesthetic forms - tiny puppet shows, musical numbers, comedic scenes, Free Street will present work that is specific to a particular park's history and place in ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
7/28/2014
Hebru Brantley explores the human experience of emotion in a solo show, Hebru Brantley: Parade Day Rain. Looking at optimism and pessimism and their place in the journey from Light to Dark through a narrative of his flyboys and girls and a parade, this exhibition of a "float" and ... Read More

ComedySportz Theatre
929 W. Belmont Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657
773-549-8080

Music & Comedy
7/28/2014
Impress These Apes is an 8-week talent competition from Blewt!, the people who brought you I Want To Draw a Cat For You, Don't Spit the Water!, and The Nairobi Project. Eight contestants will compete in devious weekly talent challenges and will be judged by a shrewdness of hyper-intelligent ... Read More

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  • 8 p.m.
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Did you know that #Chicago Jazz Festival is over Labor Day Weekend? It's the perfect excuse to make the trip to Chicago to enjoy a weekend full of great music and fun. Don't forget to make it an extra long weekend and ask your boss for a few extra days off ;) Get the details and schedule here:
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