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November 18, 2019
Tools of the Trade
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Tools of the Trade

Our next temporary exhibit Tools of the Trade opened June 22 in the Roberta Rubin Writer’s Room. This exhibit examines the tools that have made…

Monday November 18
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Transistor Chicago
Nov 18
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Transistor Chicago

Transistor Chicago is a local small business record/electronic shop and art gallery in East Lakeview, with work and wares from 80+ artists, many based here…

Monday November 18
Transistor Chicago
3441 N. Broadway St.
Under The Picasso
Nov 18
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Under The Picasso

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events presents FREE cultural programs year round at the Daley Civic Center. The schedule is posted each month…

Monday November 18
Daley Civic Center
50 W. Washington St.
Direct Message: Art, Language, and Power
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Direct Message: Art, Language, and Power

Direct Message: Art, Language, and Power looks at the ways artists since the 1960s have used words to challenge our ideas about all of the…

Monday November 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Routes and Territories
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Routes and Territories

This exhibition unites three artists who have a relationship to the land, and the ways that memories of their displaced or colonized cultures are embedded…

Monday November 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Amazing Pollinators
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Amazing Pollinators

Take flight and get ready to explore plants of all shapes, sizes, and colors! Take on the role of bats, bees, beetles, and butterflies in our…

Monday November 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Imaginary Botanicals
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Imaginary Botanicals

Kathleen Elliott’s background in philosophy, linguistics, biology, and spirituality intersect to produce unique works of art. Her beautiful glass and flamework invites viewers to be…

Monday November 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
The Fragile Bee: Photography and Prints by Nancy Macko
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Fragile Bee: Photography and Prints by Nancy Macko

Take a closer look at the world of bees through the eye of artist Nancy Macko. Learn about their plight, our relationship with them, and…

Monday November 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
The Shape of the Future
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Shape of the Future

The Shape of the Future features works from the MCA Collection that reimagine the promise of a universal design language. Coinciding with the 2019 Chicago…

Monday November 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Wings Transformed
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Wings Transformed

Photographer Amy Perlmutter’s passion for both color and nature has led her to produce Wings Transformed. After spending time photographing butterflies, she was inspired to…

Monday November 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
The Half That Ties, The Half That Breaks
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Half That Ties, The Half That Breaks

Andrew Rafacz Gallery celebrates its relocation to 1749 W. Chicago with the inaugural exhibition The Half That Ties, The Half That Breaks by artist Julia…

Monday November 18
11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Andrew Rafacz Gallery
1749 W. Chicago, Level 1
Greek Heritage Night with the Chicago Bulls
Nov 18
Sports & Recreation

Greek Heritage Night with the Chicago Bulls

Greektown Chicago and the Chicago Bulls are partnering to host Greek Night at the home game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, Nov. 18. Those…

Monday November 18
7:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
United Center
1901 W Madison St
Happy Birthday Mars Rover
Nov 18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Happy Birthday Mars Rover

The Passage Theatre (TPT) kicks off its second season with the world premiere of HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARS ROVER by Chicago playwright Preston Choi, directed by…

Monday November 18
7:30 p.m.
Ravenswood Fellowship United Methodist Church
4511 N Hermitage Ave
BAD Waves Remix
Nov 18
Music & Comedy

BAD Waves Remix

Bad Waves Remix is the spawn of Bad Wave radio show, on 1680am/Que4Radio(que4.org/itunes radio) every Thursday 11am-1pm. The hosts of the radio show is only…

Monday November 18
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Laugh Factory
175 N Broadway
Monty Pythn's Spamalot at Mercury Theater in Chicago
Nov 18
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Mercury Theater Chicago’s SPAMALOT Extension

By popular demand, Mercury Theater Chicago’s critically acclaimed production of Monty Python’s SPAMALOT will be extended into the fall and winter, with performances now running…

Monday November 18
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Mercury Theater Chicago
3745 North Southport Avenue
Comedy Dance Chicago
Nov 18
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Comedy Dance Chicago

From Pumpkin Spice Girls to T-Rexes to Monster Butts, this fun, joyful, visually-hilarious, interactive, dance-filled show will leave your face hurting from all the laughter…

Monday November 18
8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Stage 773
1225 W. Belmont Ave.
My Life is a Country Song
Nov 18
Theatre & Performing Arts

My Life is a Country Song

New American Folk Theatre presents the world premiere musical MY LIFE IS A COUNTRY SONG by Co-Artistic Director Anthony Whitaker, the story of a woman starting…

Monday November 18
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Chief O'Neill's
3471 N. Elston Ave.
November 19, 2019
Open Door Series: Marcy Rae Henry & David Trinidad in Chicago
Nov 19
Theatre & Performing Arts

Open Door Series: Marcy Rae Henry & David Trinidad

The Open Door series presents work from Chicago’s new and emerging poets and highlights the area’s outstanding writing programs. Each hour-long event features readings by…

Tuesday November 19
Poetry Foundation
61 W. Superior St.
Models of buildings at the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial
Nov 19
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial

The Chicago Architecture Biennial is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to creating an international forum on architecture and urbanism through the production of exhibitions and…

Tuesday November 19
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago Actor as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol
Nov 19
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre’s classic A Christmas Carol is the heartwarming story of Ebenezer Scrooge’s discovery of kindness, compassion and redemption—a must-see Chicago holiday tradition enjoyed by…

Tuesday November 19
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
Nov 19
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Annoyance Theatre & Bar

For over 25 years, The Annoyance Theatre has created some of Chicago’s finest comedy. Home of the longest running musical Co-ed Prison Sluts, The Annoyance…

Tuesday November 19
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Chicago Water Taxi
Nov 19
Tours & Attractions

Chicago Water Taxi

Chicago Water Taxi is Chicago’s river transportation service with seven stops located on all three branches of the Chicago River. Hop on/ hop off at…

Tuesday November 19
Wendella Tours & Cruises
400 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago Wolves 2019 Western Conference Champions
Nov 19
Sports & Recreation

Chicago Wolves vs. San Antonio Rampage

The 2019 Western Conference champion Chicago Wolves are back and ready to win their fifth league championship. Their 2019-20 American Hockey League season starts Oct.…

Tuesday November 19
Allstate Arena
6920 Mannheim Rd
Chicago’s Original Architecture Tour®
Nov 19
Tours & Attractions

Chicago’s Original Architecture Tour®

Be inspired by the captivating, visual art that is Chicago’s legendary architecture, and the exceptional architects who created this ever-changing, dynamic legacy for all to…

Tuesday November 19
Wendella Tours & Cruises
400 N. Michigan Ave.
Cloudgate (The Bean) at night

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