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Alfredo Jaar: The Structure of Images
Aug28
Jul3
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Alfredo Jaar: The Structure of Images

In our image-saturated and media-obsessed world, what stories remain untold? Employing images, lights, and mirrors, Alfredo Jaar(Chilean, b. 1956) asks us to acknowledge subjects who…

Saturday August 28, 2021
5:30 p.m.Sunday July 3, 2022
4:30 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Human+Nature
Mar1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Human+Nature

Discover Human+Nature, the latest exhibition at The Morton Arboretum. Created by internationally renowned artist Daniel Popper, five large-scale artworks between 15 to 26 feet tall will inspire…

Tuesday March 1
8:00 a.m.Saturday October 1
5:00 p.m.
morton arboretum
4100 ILLINOIS ROUTE 53
Disney’s Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation
Mar15
Jun12
Music & Comedy

Disney’s Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation

After its acclaimed, record-breaking run in New York City, Jonathan Rockefeller’s Disney’s Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation will arrive in Chicago on…

Tuesday March 15
8:00 a.m.Sunday June 12
5:00 p.m.
THEATRE & PERFORMING ARTS
3745 North Southport Avenue
Ice Age Giants
Apr1
Oct30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Ice Age Giants

A long, long time ago—2.6 million years to be exact—the Quaternary Ice Age began and continues today. However, it wasn’t until more recently that entire…

Southwest Suburbs

Event details
Friday April 1
10:00 a.m.Sunday October 30
5:00 p.m.
The South Asia Institute – The Spider Speaketh in Tongues
Apr8
Jul9
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The South Asia Institute – The Spider Speaketh in Tongues

The South Asia Institute will host The Spider Speaketh in Tongues- a curated solo exhibition encapsulating Amin Gulgee’s artistic practice. #CommunityFridays Free Admission Every Friday!…

Friday April 8Saturday July 9
South Asia Institute
1925 S. Michigan Ave
Wings of Mexico in Chicago
May5
Oct1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Wings of Mexico in Chicago

The “Wings of Mexico” sculpture is a symbol of immigrant journey. The sculpture has travelled around the world and will arrive in Chicago on May 5th to…

Thursday May 5Saturday October 1
Plaza of the Americas
The Chinese Lady
May8
Jun18
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Chinese Lady

Chicago Premiere! This story of the first Chinese woman to arrive in the United States unearths hidden history with humor and insight, asking us to…

Sunday May 8
2:00 p.m.Saturday June 18
8:00 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War
May12
Apr1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War

What happens when a soldier, sailor, airman, or marine is captured during war? Most people aren’t aware of the drastic differences that exist between varying…

Thursday May 12, 2022Saturday April 1, 2023
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
Flourish: The Garden at 50
May13
Sep25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Flourish: The Garden at 50

The Chicago Botanic Garden has experienced extraordinary growth over the last five decades and it is marking its 50th birthday in 2022 with Flourish: The…

North Suburbs

Event details
Friday May 13Sunday September 25
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Rd.
Nick Cave: Forothermore
May14
Oct2
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Nick Cave: Forothermore

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents the first career-spanning retrospective of the internationally renowned Chicagoan Nick Cave (American, b. 1959), an artist celebrated for…

Saturday May 14Sunday October 2
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
To Kill A Mockingbird
May17
May29
Theatre & Performing Arts

To Kill A Mockingbird

All rise for Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork. The New York Times Critic’s Pick TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD…

Tuesday May 17Sunday May 29
M.A.D.D Rhythms Presents Black Dance United 2022
May18
Jun1
Theatre & Performing Arts, Virtual Event

M.A.D.D Rhythms Presents Black Dance United 2022

In association with African American Arts Alliance of Chicago and Black Dance United, M.A.D.D. Rhythms will participate in workshops and a panel sharing best practices…

Wednesday May 18
12:00 a.m.Wednesday June 1
12:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
Virtual Event
2022 Chicago Japan Film Collective
May21
May30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Virtual Event

2022 Chicago Japan Film Collective

Welcome to Chicago Japan Film Collective 2022! Welcome to the 2022 edition of the Chicago Japan Film Collective! This year’s festival features 14 films over…

Saturday May 21
12:00 p.m.Monday May 30
11:59 p.m.
Logan Theatre
Virtual Event
Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations
May24
Jun5
Theatre & Performing Arts

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations is the electrifying, new smash-hit Broadway musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from…

Tuesday May 24Sunday June 5
Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W. Randolph St.
Free Street Announces A One-Of-A-Kind Experience with 57 BLOCKS
May25
Jun18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Free Street Announces A One-Of-A-Kind Experience with 57 BLOCKS

This spring, Free Street merges their Pulaski Park and Storyfront Youth Ensembles to create the moving production, 57 Blocks. This immersive play investigates issues of…

Wednesday May 25
7:30 p.m.Saturday June 18
9:30 p.m.
Pulaski Park
1419 W Blackhawk St.
Mole de Mayo
May27
May29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Mole de Mayo

ART, MUSICA, LUCHA LIBRE, & MUCHO MOLE Being held at Ashland and 18th Street in Chicago’s historic Pilsen neighborhood, the 13th annual Mole de Mayo festival will feature…

Friday May 27Sunday May 29
Ashland Ave. & W. 18th St.
Ashland Ave. & W. 18th St.
Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre
May27
May28
Theatre & Performing Arts

Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre

Each week, Chicago comics bring the freshest, most experimental new material to the Annoyance for the Comedy Hour. The weekly show is an eclectic mix…

Friday May 27
12:00 a.m.Saturday May 28
1:00 a.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Live Music Series Kick Off on Memorial Weekend
May27
May30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Tours & Attractions

Live Music Series Kick Off on Memorial Weekend

Join us at The Northman Beer & Cider Garden this Memorial Weekend as we kick off summer and our 2022 live music series! The 2022…

Friday May 27
11:00 a.m.Monday May 30
10:30 p.m.
The Northman Beer & Cider Garden on The Riverwalk
233 East Riverwalk
Mole de Mayo Festival
May27
May29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Mole de Mayo Festival

Mole de Mayo Festival is the only three-day outdoor mole cook-off event celebrating Latin American and Mexican culture in the rich and diverse neighborhood of…

Friday May 27
12:00 p.m.Sunday May 29
9:00 p.m.
Pilsen
Blue Island Ave, from 18th Street to 21st Street
Bear Williams Band Live in Concert @ Nick’s Beer Garden
May27
May28
Music & Comedy

Bear Williams Band Live in Concert @ Nick’s Beer Garden

The Bear Williams Band is back @ Nick’s Beer Garden Featuring the Music of Chicago Blues Artist Bear Williams. Come after work for a relaxing…

Friday May 27
9:00 p.m.Saturday May 28
9:00 p.m.
Nick’s Beer Garden
1516 N Milwaukee Avenue
Teatro Zinzanni
May28
Theatre & Performing Arts

Teatro Zinzanni

It has been a long couple of years of dreams delayed and hopes dashed, but it’s time to move from “What if?” to “Let’s find…

Saturday May 28
Spiegeltent ZaZou – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
SIX
May28
Theatre & Performing Arts

SIX

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. After taking Broadway by storm, SIX makes a triumphant return to Chicago this spring. From Tudor Queens to Pop…

Saturday May 28
CIBC Theatre
18 West Monroe Street
Penguin Encounter
May28
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Penguin Encounter

Meet one of the penguins at Shedd! During this extraordinary 30-minute experience you’ll learn what makes these birds so amazing and watch a penguin explore,…

Saturday May 28
8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Beluga Encounter
May28
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Beluga Encounter

Get a chance to meet the belugas at Shedd right where they live! Standing side by side with a trainer on an underwater ledge, in this…

Saturday May 28
9:45 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
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