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B.A.D. Waves Remix (Comedy, Music & Art)
Jul1
Music & Comedy

B.A.D. Waves Remix (Comedy, Music & Art)

B.A.D.Waves Remix presents the Nation’s brightest artistic multiverse, starting with an art gallery & cocktails from the city’s most poppin culture blessors, live musical performances…

Friday July 1
7:00 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Redline VR
4702 N. Ravenswood
Drunk Shakespeare
Jul15
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Drunk Shakespeare

Five classically-trained actors meet as members of “The Drunk Shakespeare Society.” One drinks at least 5 shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform a…

Friday July 15
5:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
COMEDY OPEN MIC THURSDAY @ ROK ISLAND BISTRO
Jul21
Music & Comedy

COMEDY OPEN MIC THURSDAY @ ROK ISLAND BISTRO

CHICAGO!! EVERY THURSDAY, “VISIONNAIRE ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS “COMEDY” “OPEN MIC” NIGHTS FOR ALL COMEDIANS NEW AND EXPERIENCED TO COME OUT TO “ROK ISLAND BISTRO” IN THE…

Thursday July 21
8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
ROK ISLAND BISTRO
100 NIGENT ST
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show
Jul23
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

The Dinner Detective is an interactive murder mystery set in present day and based on real cold cases. Feast on a fantastic dinner, but just…

Saturday July 23
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown/Magnificent Mile
165 E. Ontario St.
Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour
Jul29
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour

Experience Jaw-Dropping Magic. Step into the grand Palmer House lobby and meet 3rd Generation Magician and Mind-Reader Dennis Watkins. Bask in the glamour of historic…

Friday July 29
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Roast Battle Chicago
Aug18
Music & Comedy

Roast Battle Chicago

Chicago’s Premiere Roast Battle Comedy Show! Featuring some of the best roast writers in the country. Each show begins with judges being introduced by performing…

Thursday August 18
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge
2040 N Milwaukee Ave
Free Admission Day
Aug23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Free Admission Day

Free Admission Days are the perfect opportunity to explore our general admission exhibitions with your family or a group of science-loving friends. Or, use these…

Tuesday August 23
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Free Admission Day
Aug23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Free Admission Day

Free Admission Days are the perfect opportunity to explore our general admission exhibitions with your family or a group of science-loving friends. Or, use these…

Tuesday August 23
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Free Admission Day
Aug23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Free Admission Day

Free Admission Days are the perfect opportunity to explore our general admission exhibitions with your family or a group of science-loving friends. Or, use these…

Tuesday August 23
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Free Admission Day-Field Museum
Aug23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Free Admission Day-Field Museum

Free Admission Days are the perfect opportunity to explore our general admission exhibitions with your family or a group of science-loving friends. Or, use these…

Tuesday August 23
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
RAILROADERS: Jack Delano’s Homefront Photography
Aug30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

RAILROADERS: Jack Delano’s Homefront Photography

Historic Pullman Foundation (HPF) is thrilled to host RAILROADERS: Jack Delano’s Homefront Photography exhibit now through 2023.  Organized by Chicago History Museum and Center for…

Tuesday August 30
11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Pullman Exhibit Hall
614 E 113th St
Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience
Aug31
Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience

An immersive cocktail adventure! Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world…

Wednesday August 31
5:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Galway Arms, 2442 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60614
The Galway Arms, 2442 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60614
Southern Gothic
Aug31
Theatre & Performing Arts

Southern Gothic

Windy City Playhouse, in association with Goodman Theatre and Greg Schaffert, presents SOUTHERN GOTHIC, an immersive theatrical experience where audience members are invited to step…

Wednesday August 31
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Playhouse at Petterino’s
150 N Dearborn
Nitti’s Supper Club
Sep3
Theatre & Performing Arts

Nitti’s Supper Club

Long before 33 W. Kinzie housed one of Chicago’s most famous steakhouses, it was home to the notorious enforcer of the Al Capone gang, Frank…

Saturday September 3
6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse, River North
33 West Kinzie
Sentrock: The Boy Who Wanted To Fly
Sep9
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Sentrock: The Boy Who Wanted To Fly

The Elmhurst Art Museum presents the first solo museum show of Pilsen-based street artist Sentrock, who uplifts and empowers youth through his murals and educational projects. The…

Friday September 9
12:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Elmhurst Art Museum
150 Cottage Hill Avenue
Sensory Friendly Morning
Sep18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Sensory Friendly Morning

Sensory-Friendly Morning at the MCA is a free, sensory-friendly program for neurodiverse visitors of all ages. Preregistered individuals and their families can visit the museum…

Sunday September 18
10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection
Sep22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection

Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection shines a light on the work of one of the most respected photojournalists of his day. Born Dawid Szymin in Warsaw…

Thursday September 22
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
Dark Testament: A Century of Black Writers on Justice
Sep27
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Dark Testament: A Century of Black Writers on Justice

Immerse yourself in Dark Testament: A Century of Black Writers on Justice and honor the significant contributions of Black writers to American literature and history. Explore racial…

Tuesday September 27
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Wicked
Sep28
Dec4
Theatre & Performing Arts

Wicked

WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young…

Wednesday September 28Sunday December 4
Cabaret ZaZou presents LUMINAIRE
Sep28
Theatre & Performing Arts

Cabaret ZaZou presents LUMINAIRE

Randolph Entertainment LLC, producer of the fan favorite Teatro ZinZanni Chicago,  announced CABARET ZAZOU’s premier production, Luminaire will open on September 7, 2022. The new, groundbreaking,…

Wednesday September 28
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
Teen Nature Days
Oct1
Sports & Recreation

Teen Nature Days

Teen Nature Days provide opportunities for teens to help our blue planet by taking action for animals and the environment in their local communities. Teens…

Saturday October 1
8:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
The First Homosexuals + Celestial Stage
Oct1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The First Homosexuals + Celestial Stage

Wrightwood 659, 659 W. Wrightwood Ave. Chicago, opens two new exhibits running Oct. 1 – Dec. 17, 2022. Tickets are $15 and must be purchased…

Saturday October 1
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Wrightwood 659
659 W. Wrightwood Avenue
Swing State
Oct7
Nov13
Theatre & Performing Arts

Swing State

It’s hard to know who your friends are in a world that’s more divided than ever. Tony Award-winner Robert Falls and his longtime collaborator, Pulitzer…

Friday October 7Sunday November 13
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Mikey Mosher- Phantasmagoria
Oct7
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Mikey Mosher- Phantasmagoria

Phantasmagoria is a solo exhibition of the work of Chicago-based artist Mikey Mosher. This exhibition features a variety of light-based installations as well as a number…

Friday October 7
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S. Ashland
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