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The Tortoise and the Hare
Jan19
Mar10
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Tortoise and the Hare

Chicago Kids Company – Theater for Children (CKC) presents The Tortoise and the Hare, a one-hour musical adaptation! The Hare is ready to win all…

Thursday January 19
10:30 a.m.Friday March 10
10:30 a.m.
Chicago Restaurant Week
Jan20
Feb5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Chicago Restaurant Week

Chicago Restaurant Week is a 17-day celebration of the city’s award-winning culinary scene. The 16th annual event brings together hundreds of the city’s top restaurants,…

Friday January 20Sunday February 5
Citywide
Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre
Jan27
Jan28
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 January 27
12:00 a.m.Saturday January 28
1:00 a.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Sleeping Village Five Year Anniversary Celebrations
Jan27
Jan28
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Sleeping Village Five Year Anniversary Celebrations

Since 2018, Sleeping Village has served as both a staple of Chicago’s music, arts, and culture community and the city’s top beer destination with its…

Friday January 27
8:00 p.m.Saturday January 28
1:00 a.m.
Sleeping Village
3734 W Belmont Ave
Toni Stone
Jan28
Theatre & Performing Arts

Toni Stone

Play ball! The sensational true story of the first woman to play professional baseball knocks it out of the park as a can’t-miss theatrical event.…

Saturday January 28
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Chicago
Jan28
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago

After 25 years, CHICAGO is still the one musical with everything that makes Broadway shimmy-shake: a universal tale of fame, fortune, and all that jazz, with one…

Saturday January 28
CIBC Theatre
18 West Monroe Street
Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War
Jan28
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…

Saturday January 28
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown
Jan28
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown

Greektown Chicago has opened its new outdoor art exhibit My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown, with 26 vibrant three-dimensional artworks lining Halsted Street…

Saturday January 28
Greektown Chicago
300 S. Halsted
SPEAK EASY: Will Armstrong
Jan28
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

SPEAK EASY: Will Armstrong

The Jackson Junge Gallery will be kicking off their 2023 season with a solo exhibition featuring the work of Will Armstrong.  Armstrong is well known…

Saturday January 28
Jackson Junge Gallery
1389 N Milwaukee Ave
The 5th Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival
Jan28
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts

The 5th Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival

The 5th Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival is the largest of its kind in North America and will return January 18-29, 2023 at venues large…

Saturday January 28
the ripple, the wave that carried me home
Jan28
Theatre & Performing Arts

the ripple, the wave that carried me home

A family responds to injustice and a daughter reckons with her political inheritance in this new play by “a poet, a playwright to pay attention…

Saturday January 28
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Human+Nature
Jan28
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…

Saturday January 28
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
morton arboretum
4100 ILLINOIS ROUTE 53
Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection
Jan28
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…

Saturday January 28
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
Jan28
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…

Saturday January 28
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Even So
Jan28
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Even So

Even So The Guild Room December 2, 2022 to January 28, 2023 Curated by Chicago artist CZR PRZ and Epiphany Center for the Arts, Even So showcases…

Saturday January 28
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 South Ashland Avenue
Kane County Home Show
Jan28
Tours & Attractions

Kane County Home Show

This great Home Show returns to the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles with FREE Admission and FREE parking on January 28th & 29th, 2023! …

Saturday January 28
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kane County Fairgrounds
525 S Randall Rd
Shawn Michelle Smith: Light in a Dark Box
Jan28
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Shawn Michelle Smith: Light in a Dark Box

Shawn Michelle Smith Light in a Dark Box Slemmons Gallery at Epiphany Center for the Arts January 6, 2023 to February 18, 2023 For the…

Saturday January 28
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 South Ashland Avenue
Harry Potter: Magic at Play
Jan28
Tours & Attractions

Harry Potter: Magic at Play

This fall, wizards and witches of all ages are invited to experience and celebrate a Wizarding World of their own at Harry Potter™: Magic at…

Saturday January 28
10:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
Water Tower Place
821 N. Michigan Ave.
Guided Tour the Historic Former Wabash YMCA, the Birthplace of Black History Month
Jan28
Tours & Attractions

Guided Tour the Historic Former Wabash YMCA, the Birthplace of Black History Month

The Wabash Y was the heart of cultural and economic progress for African Americans in the Bronzeville region of Chicago for over half a century…

Saturday January 28
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Wabash YMCA
3757 S Wabash Ave
Disney On Ice: Frozen & Encanto
Jan28
Theatre & Performing Arts

Disney On Ice: Frozen & Encanto

Disney on Ice is bringing Frozen & Encanto to the United Center! For the first time, Disney On Ice invites families to step inside the…

Saturday January 28
11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
United Center
1901 W Madison St
McCormick Tribune Ice Rink
Jan28
Sports & Recreation, Tours & Attractions

McCormick Tribune Ice Rink

Skating at the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium Park returns November 18 through March 5 (weather permitting). Admission is free, but online reservation tickets…

Saturday January 28
11:00 a.m.10:30 p.m.
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph St
Clarke House Museum Tours
Jan28
Tours & Attractions

Clarke House Museum Tours

The Clarke House Museum is Chicago’s oldest home. Tours of this 1836 Greek Revival-style house reveal what life was like for a middle class family…

Saturday January 28
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Clarke House Museum
1827 S. Indiana Ave.
Winter Bryn Market
Jan28
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Tours & Attractions

Winter Bryn Market

Come shop on Bryn Mawr where you’ll find makers and artists from across the city all gathered at The Winter Bryn Mawrkets! Shop everything for…

Saturday January 28
1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Bryn Mawr Historic District
1052 W Bryn Mawr
Las Wavys
Jan28
Theatre & Performing Arts

Las Wavys

by Ricardo Gamboa directed by Coya Paz ​When a villainous group of aliens threatens the planet, four students from the South Side of Chicago band together to…

Saturday January 28
2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Merle Reskin Theatre
60 E. Balbo Ave
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