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CHICAGO ARTS & CULTURE

As with all major world cities, you could spend a lifetime exploring all of Chicago's nooks and crannies, but here are some great places to start.

Chicago's museums are so rich and robust that you can explore everything from culture, history, and art to planet Earth, the military, and even surgical science. Our theater scene is just as strong. Catch anything from a world-premiere production bound for Broadway to an edgy drama that will leave you breathless. Or catch some live music and watch your favorite artist make the stage come alive. Chicago is the birthplace of improv comedy, so of course, a comedy club must be on your to-do list.

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CHICAGO LIKE A LOCAL
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Check out our daily blog to get a unique insider's perspective into the city! Discover fun places – everything from neighborhood shops and hidden galleries to local music clubs and hip, new restaurants – and browse their recommendations for the top events of the week.

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Whether you want to discover new exhibits, check out a performance or join the crowds at Chicago events and festivals big and small, we’ve got the tools for you. Browse our calendar listings for fresh-to-the-minute options on things to see and do.

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