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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
Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War
Jan30
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…

Monday January 30
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown
Jan30
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…

Monday January 30
Greektown Chicago
300 S. Halsted
SPEAK EASY: Will Armstrong
Jan30
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…

Monday January 30
Jackson Junge Gallery
1389 N Milwaukee Ave
the ripple, the wave that carried me home
Jan30
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…

Monday January 30
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Toni Stone
Jan30
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.…

Monday January 30
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Human+Nature
Jan30
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…

Monday January 30
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
morton arboretum
4100 ILLINOIS ROUTE 53
Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection
Jan30
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…

Monday January 30
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
Jan30
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…

Monday January 30
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Special Exhibition: The Negro Motorist Green Book
Jan30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Special Exhibition: The Negro Motorist Green Book

January 29 – April 23, 2023 The Negro Motorist Green Book highlights the history of “The Green Book,” the annual guide created in 1936 by Harlem…

Monday January 30
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
McCormick Tribune Ice Rink
Jan30
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…

Monday January 30
11:00 a.m.10:30 p.m.
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph St
Harry Potter: Magic at Play
Jan30
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…

Monday January 30
12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Water Tower Place
821 N. Michigan Ave.
Drag It Through the Garden: Flute Music By Chicago Composers
Jan30
Music & Comedy

Drag It Through the Garden: Flute Music By Chicago Composers

Chicago’s music scene is a rich community full to bursting with fresh ideas. This concert is the culmination of a tour of the Western states,…

Monday January 30
6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Artifact Events
4325 N. Ravenswood Ave
Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night at The Sports Corner Bar & Grill
Jan30
Sports & Recreation

Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night at The Sports Corner Bar & Grill

Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night at The Sports Corner Bar & Grill. Modeled after pub quizzes in Ireland and the U.K., Geeks Who Drink is…

Monday January 30
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Sports Corner Bar & Grill
956 W Addison St
Radial Gradient
Jan30
Theatre & Performing Arts

Radial Gradient

Three women enter a research study hoping to create positive change after a hate crime takes place at a liberal university in America. Timelines in…

Monday January 30
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
tick…tick, BOOM!
Jan30
Theatre & Performing Arts

tick…tick, BOOM!

Before RENT, there was TICK, TICK…BOOM! Written by the late Jonathan Larson and directed by BoHo Artistic Associate Bo Frazier, TICK, TICK…BOOM!   tells the autobiographical…

Monday January 30
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Edge Theater
5451 N. Broadway St.
Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War
Jan31
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…

Tuesday January 31
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown
Jan31
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…

Tuesday January 31
Greektown Chicago
300 S. Halsted
SPEAK EASY: Will Armstrong
Jan31
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…

Tuesday January 31
Jackson Junge Gallery
1389 N Milwaukee Ave
the ripple, the wave that carried me home
Jan31
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…

Tuesday January 31
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Toni Stone
Jan31
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.…

Tuesday January 31
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Human+Nature
Jan31
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 January 31
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
morton arboretum
4100 ILLINOIS ROUTE 53
Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection
Jan31
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…

Tuesday January 31
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
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