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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
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
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
Hot Pink, or Ready to Blow
Oct30
Virtual Event

Hot Pink, or Ready to Blow

It’s Pompeii meets Heathers as New American Folk Theatre continues its “season of audio theatre” with a new studio recording of its 2018 hit comedy Hot Pink, or Ready to…

Saturday October 30
New American Folk Theatre
Virtual Event
Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh
Oct30
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…

Saturday October 30
Lighthouse ArtSpace at Germania Place
108 W. Germania Pl.
Othello at the Court Theatre
Oct30
Theatre & Performing Arts

Othello at the Court Theatre

Othello, the great Venetian general, unknowingly seals his fate when he fails to select his standard-bearer, Iago, for a military promotion. When his wife, Desdemona,…

Saturday October 30
Court Theatre
5535 S. Ellis Ave.
Sense & Sensibility (Audio Drama)
Oct30
Virtual Event

Sense & Sensibility (Audio Drama)

Lifeline Theatre concludes its first virtual season with a six-episode audio drama adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility, adapted by ensemble member Christopher Hainsworth,…

Saturday October 30
Lifeline Theatre
Virtual Event
The Art of Banksy
Oct30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Art of Banksy

The world’s largest collection of privately-owned Banksy coming to Chicago. Seen by over 750,000 people worldwide, The Art of Banksy hosts prints, canvasses, screenprints, sculptures…

Saturday October 30
360 N. State St
201 S Ashland Ave
Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue
Oct30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art opens its inaugural season with Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue. This will be the final museum exhibition by…

Saturday October 30
The Cleve Carney Museum
425 Fawell Blvd
Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40
Oct30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40

Presented in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the MacArthur Fellows Program, this multi-site exhibition uses the idea of “the commons” to explore the current socio-political…

Saturday October 30
Smart Museum of Art
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
African Diaspora: Chicago | An Exhibition Curated by Gallery Guichard
Oct30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

African Diaspora: Chicago | An Exhibition Curated by Gallery Guichard

Gallery Guichard, the most notable and respected gallery in Bronzeville — the largest African American art district in the country — is located on the…

Saturday October 30
6:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
One Two Pru
180 North Stetson Avenue
Michelle Wasson – On Feronia
Oct30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Michelle Wasson – On Feronia

In “On Feronia”, Chicago-based painter Michelle Wasson presents a new body of work in The Guild Room. Wasson’s paintings offer a sensual refuge from reality.…

Saturday October 30
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable
Oct30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable

Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable honors the incredible writing and enduring impact of one of America’s most celebrated writers. Featuring personal artifacts from Bradbury’s life like his…

Saturday October 30
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Romanticism to Ruin: Two Lost Works of Sullivan and Wright
Oct30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Romanticism to Ruin: Two Lost Works of Sullivan and Wright

Wrightwood 659 presents Romanticism to Ruin: Two Lost Works of Sullivan and Wright, a dual exhibition exploring two of these architects’ long-demolished masterpieces: Louis H.…

Saturday October 30
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Wrightwood 659
659 W. Wrightwood Avenue
Take My Hand, Feel Your Fantasy Slip Away
Oct30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Take My Hand, Feel Your Fantasy Slip Away

“Take My Hand, Feel Your Fantasy Slip Away” is an exhibition that approaches the figure as a manifestation of vulnerability, sensibility, and human emotion, through…

Saturday October 30
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
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