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Events Calendar for the week of 10/02 to 10/08

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

Music & Comedy
10/2/2014
See Australian Pink Floyd live during the Eclipsed By The Moon tour October 2 at The Chicago Theatre!

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

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
10/2/2014
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

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

Music & Comedy
10/2/2014
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

United Center
1901 W. Madison St.
Chicago, IL 60612

Music & Comedy
10/2/2014
See Fleetwood Mac live during the On With The Show Tour October 2-3 at the United Center! Photo credit: Adam Alexander Photography

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

Music & Comedy
10/2/2014
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra celebrates the 100th anniversary of Andrzej Panufnik's birth with performances of Panufnik's Concerto in modo antico led by Maestro Muti, with CSO Principal Trumpet Christopher Martin as soloist. The entire program combines Polish and Russian themes, including Stravinsky's Suite from The Firebird and Tchaikovsky's Symphony ... Read More

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

Music & Comedy
10/2/2014
See comedian Nick Thune live October 2-4 at UP Comedy Club! Nick's absurdest view and deadpan wit combined with the soothing lull of his guitar, have distinguished his unique style of comedy. Photo credit: UP Comedy Club 

The Vic Theatre
3145 N. Sheffield Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657

Music & Comedy
10/2/2014
See Shovels & Rope live October 2 at The Vic! Photo Credit: Azadeh Khastoo  

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

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events
10/2/2014
In its fifth year, the Via Festival brings its mission of audio-visual innovation to Chicago. The electronic gigs, underground parties and workshops are produced in partnership with Them Flavors, who hold down regular nights at Primary. Much of the events take place in that club, though half are listed ... Read More

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
10/2/2014
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

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

Music & Comedy
10/2/2014
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
10/2/2014
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

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
10/2/2014
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

The Gift Theatre
4802 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60630

Theater & Performing Arts
10/2/2014
The Gift Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of Bethany. Caught in the middle of the Great Recession, cash-strapped Crystal navigates the worlds of motivational speaking, survivalism and a Saturn dealership to make a home in this shocking drama.

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

Theater & Performing Arts
10/2/2014
Experience a multi-sensory show that fuses theatrical spectacle and original music with comedy, art, vaudeville and science! Photo: Ken Howard ©BMP

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

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
10/2/2014
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
10/2/2014
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
10/2/2014
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
10/2/2014
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
10/2/2014
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

Chicago Architecture Foundation
224 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
10/2/2014
Did you know data has become a 21st century design material? Architects, planners, engineers and citizens increasingly use data to understand urban issues and spark design innovation. This explosion of digital information, known as "Big Data," encompasses everything from data collected by environmental sensors to messages on social media. ... Read More

Art Institute of Chicago
111 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60603

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
10/2/2014
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

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

Music & Comedy
10/2/2014
pH Productions, a local comedy theater, showcases the best and brightest upcoming talent from local colleges and universities in this weekly improv show. Three college teams play each week with a special opening presentation by the pH All-Star team. 

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

Music & Comedy
10/2/2014
Watch two teams of improvisers compete against each other for the audience's approval and a trophy by performing an array of scenes, songs and games based on audience suggestions.

Uncharted Books
2630 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647

Music & Comedy
10/2/2014
If you enjoy hilarious entertainment from diverse, literate performers, check out Congrats on Your Success - a free, BYOB comedy show on the first Thursday of the month!

Hours:
  • 7 - 9 p.m.
Loyola University Museum of Art
820 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
312-915-7600

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
10/2/2014
Using art, historical maps, broadsheets, books, liturgical objects, and textiles, Crossings and Dwellings: Restored Jesuits, Women Religious, American Experience, 1814-2014 tells the story of 19th-century European Jesuits and women religious who arrived on the country's expanding western frontier to serve both indigenous and immigrant populations. This exhibition includes liturgical ... Read More

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