Wow, April 2013. You're only four days old and already you've been a blast. How could things possibly get better? Oh, what's that? You're promising baseball season, the world's biggest Improv Festival and a pop-up market with craft cocktails this weekend? We're sold. Kick it with us the next four days, it'll be fun.
The Chicago Improv Festival is longest running and largest improv festival in the world. So if you like your punchlines off-the-cuff, then you'll want to hit up The Second City, Annoyance Theatre and Comedy Bar this weekend. For an insider's guide to the 16th annual event, click here. For more information or to buy tickets, click here.
April's my birthday month and the best gift of all is the baseball season. So far, the White Sox are undefeated when they score more runs than their opponent. Hopefully they can keep that trend going all season. This weekend they host the Mariners at U.S. Cellular Field. To get tickets, click here.
April is Dance Month in Chicago. If you want a guide to must-see events, click here. If you want to watch four female led dance groups mince about the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, head out to Millennium Park this weekend. FlySpace brings some of Dance Month's most talented acts together for a collaborative performance. For a sneak peek, click here.
This pop-up night market and cultural festival had a soft launch in December and returns with a full schedule of programing this weekend. Toast the city's creative, taste some of its best food and get a behind-the-scene look at some of Chicago's most celebrated institutions. With cocktails by Longman & Eagle, pastries from Pleasant House bakery and house made pasta by Nellcote, it's a one stop shop for Chicago's food lovers (which should be just about everyone).
The "Nonsensical Walk of Indoor Spaces" is a one-time-only experience in which Chicago Detours leads groups through downtown lobbies, Pedways, short-cuts and corridors. This unique tour experience will bring you face-to-face with some of Chicago's unexplored nooks and crannies. To visit the places you can't find on Google Maps, click here.
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