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The Boxes Experience
Aug14
Dec1
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Boxes Experience

What is Boxed Experience? An Interactive Theatrical Activation where we immerse you into a new, Transformative Adventure. In this world, you’ll have total control as…

Saturday August 14
12:00 p.m.Wednesday December 1
9:00 p.m.
bookspace@boxedxp.com
150 W Roosevelt Rd
A La Française: The French Way
Sep17
Dec31
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

A La Française: The French Way

This fall, join Springboard Arts for the opening of its next exhibition, “A La Française: The French Way.” Unprecedented events – like the pandemic –…

Friday September 17
11:00 a.m.Friday December 31
3:00 p.m.
Springboard Arts Chicago
1910 W. North Ave.
As You Like It
Oct6
Nov21
Theatre & Performing Arts

As You Like It

Named one of The New York Times’ best shows of 2017, Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery’s musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s AS YOU LIKE IT is…

Wednesday October 6
7:30 p.m.Sunday November 21
3:30 p.m.
Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
800 E Grand Ave
Halloween at The SoFo Tap
Oct19
Nov1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Halloween at The SoFo Tap

Bubble, bubble, beards and stubble… it’s time for Halloween! Check out all the dirty details for the Halloween goings-on at The SoFo Tap!  Pumpkin Carving…

Tuesday October 19
7:00 p.m.Monday November 1
1:00 a.m.
The SoFo Tap
4923 N. Clark Street
Metal Meets Clay
Oct23
Nov20
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Metal Meets Clay

Metal Meets Clay Artists:  Stephen Christena & Nancy Pirri Location: Arc Academy 2225 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60622 (312) 912-8622 Dates: Saturday, Oct. 23rd…

Saturday October 23
11:00 a.m.Saturday November 20
4:00 p.m.
Arc Academy
2225 W. Chicago Avenue
Eurydice
Oct23
Theatre & Performing Arts

Eurydice

Whisked down to the underworld on her wedding day, Eurydice tries to make sense of her memories and her passions, and poignantly reconnects with her…

Saturday October 23
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Den Theatre
1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
CAMP: A Comedy Show! Live Stand-Up Comedy Show
Oct25
Music & Comedy, Virtual Event

CAMP: A Comedy Show! Live Stand-Up Comedy Show

CAMP is a comedy show that welcomes performers into a supportive space and fosters a sense of community around creativity. CAMP features seasoned stand up…

Monday October 25
8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge Theater
Virtual Event
What the Constitution Means to Me
Oct26
Nov7
Theatre & Performing Arts

What the Constitution Means to Me

The national tour of WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, Heidi Schreck’s Tony Award-nominated Pulitzer Prize finalist play, directed by Oliver Butler, will return to…

Tuesday October 26Sunday November 7
The Last Pair of Earlies
Oct27
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Last Pair of Earlies

Raven Theatre, Chicago’s newest Equity-affiliated theatre, is pleased to welcome back audiences this fall with the The Last Pair of Earlies. This world premiere follows…

Wednesday October 27
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Raven Theatre Company
6157 N. Clark St.
USA CBD Expo Chicago – The Nation’s Largest CBD & Hemp Event
Oct28
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

USA CBD Expo Chicago – The Nation’s Largest CBD & Hemp Event

October 28-30, 2021 // 11:00 am to 6:00 pm // McCormick Place Hall D1 Lakeside USA CBD Expo is the nation’s largest CBD & hemp…

Thursday October 28
11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
McCormick Place Convention Center
2301 S King Dr
A Recipe for Disaster
Oct28
Tours & Attractions

A Recipe for Disaster

Conceived by Rick Bayless and Windy City Playhouse’s artistic team, A RECIPE FOR DISASTER is a live experience that combines immersive theater, food, and farce.…

Thursday October 28
3:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Petterino's
150 N. Dearborn St.
Alex Edelman
Oct28
Music & Comedy

Alex Edelman

The Den Theatre is pleased to present comedian Alex Edelman for five intimate performances. Please note: The Den requires proof of vaccination for all guests,…

Thursday October 28
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Den Theatre
1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Burlesque Thursdays at Cocktail Club
Oct28
Oct29
Sports & Recreation

Burlesque Thursdays at Cocktail Club

Cocktail Club will be opening on Thursday’s starting 10/28! Join us for Burlesque Thursdays from 8pm-2am. Click the link for reservations. Doors open at 8…

Thursday October 28
8:00 p.m.Friday October 29
2:00 a.m.
The Underground
56 W Illinois St
The Dr. Seuss Experience
Oct29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

The Dr. Seuss Experience

The Dr. Seuss Experience is an imaginative, interactive, Instagram-able immersion into the wondrous world of Dr. Seuss. ​ This Seuss-tacular sensory spectacle takes each guest…

Friday October 29
10:00 a.m.6:30 p.m.
Water Tower Place
835 N. Michigan Ave.
Halloween at nostalgic pop-up HideSeek
Oct29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Halloween at nostalgic pop-up HideSeek

HideSeek invites patrons to take a break from real life and jump into a world of childlike wonder. Comprised of 15 multi-dimensional rooms that guests…

Friday October 29
2:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
HideSeek
1620 N. Wells St.
Forge Fear: Fireside Ghost Stories with Zack Meyer
Oct29
Theatre & Performing Arts

Forge Fear: Fireside Ghost Stories with Zack Meyer

Grab your blanket and your appetite! Join Zack Meyer for Fireside Ghost Stories at The Forge. With a s’mores snack to munch on, you’ll enjoy…

Friday October 29
5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Forge: Lemont Quarries
1001 Main St
Forge Fear: The Tale of Talcott’s Stone
Oct29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Forge Fear: The Tale of Talcott’s Stone

A sacred stone belonging to Quarry Owner Thaddeus Talcott yielding paranormal powers has been unearthed; it’s unearthing has unleashed evil spirits & creatures upon the…

Friday October 29
5:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Forge: Lemont Quarries
1001 Main St
Halloweekend at Montrose Saloon
Oct29
Music & Comedy

Halloweekend at Montrose Saloon

HALLOWEEKEND is back and returning to Montrose Saloon on Friday, October 29th AND Saturday, October 30. This year’s All-Star lineup is: FRI. OCT. 29th Midnight:…

Friday October 29
8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
montrose saloon
2933 W Montrose Ave
Carmilla (Audio Drama)
Oct30
Virtual Event

Carmilla (Audio Drama)

Lifeline Theatre presents a three-part audio drama adaptation of J. Sheridan Le Fanu’s gothic novella Carmilla, adapted by ensemble member Aly Renee Amidei, directed by…

Saturday October 30Tuesday November 30
Lifeline Theatre
Virtual Event
Pump Boys & Dinettes
Oct30
Dec12
Theatre & Performing Arts

Pump Boys & Dinettes

Porchlight Music Theatre returns to live performances and launches its 27th Mainstage season with Pump Boys & Dinettes, October 30 – December 12 at The…

Saturday October 30Sunday December 12
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn St.
Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience
Oct30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience

Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience, inspired by James Baldwin’s No Name in the Street, showcases the work of 11 photographers of color during the…

Saturday October 30
Roosevelt University
430 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago Avant-Garde
Oct30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Chicago Avant-Garde

Chicago Avant-Garde puts the spotlight on Chicago as a site of historic, boundary-pushing experimentation in art, literature, and dance. At the center of the exhibition…

Saturday October 30
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Future Fossils: SUM
Oct30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Future Fossils: SUM

Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s vibrant South Side, announces a major new sculpture exhibition by Chicago…

Saturday October 30
Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S. Cornell Ave
Hello Helios: The warming suns of Chicago’s Greektown
Oct30
Tours & Attractions

Hello Helios: The warming suns of Chicago’s Greektown

Greektown Chicago is proud to present its new outdoor art exhibit Hello Helios: The warming suns of Chicago’s Greektown, with 24 vibrant three-dimensional artworks lining…

Saturday October 30
Greektown Chicago
300 S. Halsted
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