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May 5, 2021
¡Viva la Libertad! Latin America and the Age of Revolutions
May 5
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

¡Viva la Libertad! Latin America and the Age of Revolutions

As revolutions broke out in the United States, France, and Haiti, freedom movements took root in Latin America, where the colonies of Spain and Portugal…

Wednesday May 5
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
“In Between” A Solo Exhibit by Liz Flores
May 5
Virtual Event

“In Between” A Solo Exhibit by Liz Flores

All Star Press is proud to present “In Between” featuring new original works by Chicago artist Liz Flores, opening virtually Saturday, April 24th, 2021. “In…

Wednesday May 5
All Star Press
Virtual Event
Belmont Theater District Spring Offerings
May 5
Theatre & Performing Arts

Belmont Theater District Spring Offerings

The Belmont Theater District (BTD), Chicago’s largest theater district, introduces a wide variety of offerings this spring. With more than 25 organizations, BTD members’ offerings…

Wednesday May 5
Belmont Theater District
Lakeview
Call Me Elizabeth
May 5
Theatre & Performing Arts

Call Me Elizabeth

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the Chicago streaming premiere with KB Productions of “Call Me Elizabeth,” a one-woman show about the early life…

Wednesday May 5
Cuts and Beats: Cecil McDonald, Jr.
May 5
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Cuts and Beats: Cecil McDonald, Jr.

Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s vibrant South Side, plans to safely reopen its doors to the…

Wednesday May 5
Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S. Cornell Ave
Gus Giordano Dance School 68th season
May 5
Sports & Recreation

Gus Giordano Dance School 68th season

Gus Giordano Dance School (GUS) is proud to announce the company’s 68th season of teaching dance has begun this fall. The company, which was founded…

Wednesday May 5
Gus Giordano Dance School
5230 N Clark Street
I, Banquo
May 5
Theatre & Performing Arts

I, Banquo

A new theatrical film recorded in one live, uninterrupted take this winter. Overlooked and betrayed, Banquo had a rough go of it in Shakespeare’s Macbeth.…

Wednesday May 5
Chicago Shakespeare Theater
800 E. Grand Ave.
Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh
May 5
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh

Lighthouse ArtSpace Chicago, a new venue within Chicago’s recently renovated landmark Germania Club Building, will open Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 with the U.S. premiere of…

Wednesday May 5
Lighthouse ArtSpace at Germania Place
108 W. Germania Pl.
Measure for Measure
May 5
Theatre & Performing Arts

Measure for Measure

A video-enhanced audio play combines the actors’ spoken word with vivid imagery. Celebrated theater-maker Henry Godinez stages Shakespeare’s searing exploration of sexual politics and social…

Wednesday May 5
Chicago Shakespeare Theater
800 E. Grand Ave.
New Faces Sing Broadway 1961
May 5
Theatre & Performing Arts

New Faces Sing Broadway 1961

Porchlight Music Theatre announces its next virtual offering, the latest edition of its New Faces Sing Broadway series, New Faces Sing Broadway 1961 hosted by…

Wednesday May 5
Planting and Maintaining a Perennial Garden: Shrouds by Faheem Majeed
May 5
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Planting and Maintaining a Perennial Garden: Shrouds by Faheem Majeed

Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s vibrant South Side, announces major new solo exhibition Planting and Maintaining…

Wednesday May 5
Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S. Cornell Ave
Sole e Amore (Sun and Love)
May 5
Theatre & Performing Arts

Sole e Amore (Sun and Love)

Revel in the sounds of Italy with a virtual program awash with beautiful lesser-known musical gems by beloved Italian opera composers, curated and hosted by…

Wednesday May 5
Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 860
Springboard Arts Launches New Exhibit ‘Momentum’
May 5
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Springboard Arts Launches New Exhibit ‘Momentum’

This spring, join Springboard Arts for the opening of their second exhibition, “Momentum”. Building off last fall’s debut exhibit, “Illuminate,” the new exhibit embraces the…

Wednesday May 5
Springboard Arts Chicago
1910 W. North Ave.
The Metamorphosis of Gabriel Villa
May 5
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Metamorphosis of Gabriel Villa

Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s vibrant South Side, presents The Metamorphosis of Gabriel Villa and a…

Wednesday May 5
Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S. Cornell Ave
The Summer of Daisy Fay
May 5
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Summer of Daisy Fay

New American Folk Theatre is pleased to present The Summer of Daisy Fay, the inaugural production of NAFT’s “season of audio theatre,” featuring new recordings…

Wednesday May 5
New American Folk Theatre
Twelfth Night
May 5
Theatre & Performing Arts

Twelfth Night

A new audio play with original music and immersive 360° sound. Taking inspiration from the immortal line “If music be the food of love play…

Wednesday May 5
12:00 a.m.11:59 p.m.
Chicago Shakespeare Theater
800 E. Grand Ave.
Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC
May 5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC

Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC THE SHOWS April 2021 THIS IS Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC. Join us at Water Tower…

Wednesday May 5
8:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Water Tower Place
835 N. Michigan Ave.
Perspectives From Japan: A Group Exhibition of Japanese Mosaic Artists
May 5
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Perspectives From Japan: A Group Exhibition of Japanese Mosaic Artists

The art of mosaic in Japan after World War II was recognized mainly as mural art.  Very few artists were making easel mosaic works as…

Wednesday May 5
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
@gocmosaics
1127 W Granville Ave
Exterior of Goodman Theatre
May 5
Theatre & Performing Arts

School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play

This biting and buoyant comedy, “ferociously entertaining, as heartwarming as it is hilarious” (The Hollywood Reporter), arrives in Chicago on the heels of a critically…

Wednesday May 5
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tours
May 5
Tours & Attractions

Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tours

Shoreline Sightseeing’s award-winning Architecture River Tours depart daily from Polk Bros Park at the southwest corner of Navy Pier and from the northeast corner of…

Wednesday May 5
10:00 a.m.7:30 p.m.
Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Navy Pier 66 North Streeter Drive
Special Exhibit – Fan Favorites from the Lizzadro Collection
May 5
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Special Exhibit – Fan Favorites from the Lizzadro Collection

Special Exhibit – Fan Favorites from the Lizzadro Collection continues through August 29, 2021 Missing some of your favorite pieces in the Museum? Re-visit the…

Wednesday May 5
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Lizzadro Museum
1220 Kensington Road
Spring Flower Show: Saturation
May 5
Virtual Event

Spring Flower Show: Saturation

The Garfield Park Conservatory’s 2021 Spring Flower Show “Saturation” will be on display Saturday, February 27 through Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 9. This year’s show…

Garfield Park

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Wednesday May 5
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tour
May 5
Tours & Attractions

Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tour

Discover Chicago’s world-famous architecture and dramatic history on Shoreline Sightseeing’s Architecture River Tour, named as TripAdvisor’s #1 Travel experience in the United states for 2020.…

Wednesday May 5
11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Navy Pier 66 North Streeter Drive
Uptown Farmers Market
May 5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Uptown Farmers Market

The Uptown Farmers Market, produced by Chicago Market, connects you with the region’s best farmed goods and locally produced foods. Every Wednesday from May to…

Wednesday May 5
2:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Wilson & Broadway
Wilson & Broadway
Cloudgate (The Bean) at night

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