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Events for Thursday November 19, 2020 - Thursday May 13

December 1, 2020
Steppenwolf Theatre Virtual Productions
Dec1
Virtual Event

Steppenwolf Theatre Virtual Productions

Steppenwolf NOW is a new virtual programming stream featuring six breakthrough stories written by America’s most talented voices, spotlighting the nation’s premier ensemble theatre. Offering…

Tuesday December 1, 2020
Virtual
Virtual Event
December 16, 2020
Historic Chicago Cultural Center Virtual Tours
Dec16
Tours & Attractions, Virtual Event

Historic Chicago Cultural Center Virtual Tours

The historic Chicago Cultural Center remains closed to the public due to COVID-19, so DCASE is piloting new virtual tours of “The People’s Palace”. The…

Wednesday December 16, 2020
11:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
Virtual
Virtual Event
March 14, 2021
Virtual Shark Feeding Tour
Mar14
Virtual Event

Virtual Shark Feeding Tour

It’s time to meet the sharks—virtually!   Experience a live virtual tour with the sharks that call Shedd home from the comfort of your home during this new,…

Sunday March 14
10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
Virtual Event
Virtual Sea Otter Encounter
Mar14
Virtual Event

Virtual Sea Otter Encounter

Meet the sea otters at Shedd Aquarium—virtually! In our new Virtual Sea Otter Encounter, come face-to-face with the playful, adorable sea otters that call Shedd…

Sunday March 14
1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
Virtual Event
Virtual Sea Lion Encounter
Mar14
Virtual Event

Virtual Sea Lion Encounter

It’s Time to meet the sea lions—without leaving home! Experience a live virtual visit with the sea lions that call Shedd home from wherever you…

Sunday March 14
3:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
Virtual Event
April 9, 2021
Zzz’s Under the Seas Virtual Slumber Party
Apr9
Virtual Event

Zzz’s Under the Seas Virtual Slumber Party

Pack up your slippers and head to the living room for a night of fun with our virtual sleepover for families! During this evening-and-the-next-morning family…

Friday April 9
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
Virtual Event
April 24, 2021
“In Between” A Solo Exhibit by Liz Flores
Apr24
Virtual Event

“In Between” A Solo Exhibit by Liz Flores

All Star Press is proud to present “In Between” featuring new original works by Chicago artist Liz Flores, opening virtually Saturday, April 24th, 2021. “In…

Saturday April 24
All Star Press
Virtual Event
April 27, 2021
Critical Conversations: Jews and Race
Apr27
Virtual Event

Critical Conversations: Jews and Race

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership proudly convenes a trio of thought leaders from both coasts for the 2021 installment of its Critical Conversations…

Tuesday April 27
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership
Virtual Event
May 4, 2021
A Presentation of Arts77 – Chicago Arts Recovery Plan
May4
Virtual Event

A Presentation of Arts77 – Chicago Arts Recovery Plan

“Arts 77” is a citywide arts recovery and reopening plan for all of Chicago’s 77 community areas, representing an initial investment of over $60 million…

Tuesday May 4
4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Online
Virtual Event
Southern Baptist Sissies
May4
Virtual Event

Southern Baptist Sissies

Four gay boys of the Baptist Church try to create a world of love and acceptance in the church and clubs of Dallas, Texas. The…

Tuesday May 4
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Pride Arts Center – The Broadway
Virtual Event
May 6, 2021
CineYouth Festival
May6
Virtual Event

CineYouth Festival

See the next generation of filmmakers at CineYouth 2021, streaming globally for a week-long virtual event from May 6-13, 2021. CineYouth 2021 presents 14 international…

Thursday May 6
12:00 p.m.11:30 p.m.
The Cinemas of Chicago
May6
Virtual Event

The Cinemas of Chicago

Join us for the kick-off of the 2021 CineYouth Festival! Our city has proven once again to be fertile ground for filmmakers to find sources…

Thursday May 6
6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Canto Latino: Cruzando Fronteras
May6
Virtual Event

Canto Latino: Cruzando Fronteras

Chicago Children’s Choir presents Canto Latino: Cruzando Fronteras, a celebration of Chicago’s proud Latin American heritage through song, story and dance! The event will honor…

Thursday May 6
6:45 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Live and Virtual Event
Virtual Event
Canto Latino: Cruzando Fronteras
May6
Virtual Event

Canto Latino: Cruzando Fronteras

Chicago Children’s Choir presents Canto Latino: Cruzando Fronteras, a celebration of Chicago’s proud Latin American heritage through song, story and dance! The event will honor…

Thursday May 6
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Chicago Children’s Choir
Virtual Event
CASM Culture Like A Local Trivia Night
May6
Virtual Event

CASM Culture Like A Local Trivia Night

Sure, you like poetry. Surgical science interests you. You even know a thing or two about contemporary photography and outsider art. But how well do…

Thursday May 6
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Chicago Association of Specialized Museums
Virtual Event
May 7, 2021
Tellin’ Tales Theatre Presents: Divercity
May7
Virtual Event

Tellin’ Tales Theatre Presents: Divercity

Nine writers, actors and advocates with a range of disabilities tell their stories, ranging from touching to hilarious, in Tellin’ Tales Theatre Presents: Divercity which…

Friday May 7
12:30 a.m.
Virtual
Virtual Event
May 8, 2021
A Virtual Mother’s Day Dinner Soirée
May8
Virtual Event

A Virtual Mother’s Day Dinner Soirée

A Virtual Mother’s Day Dinner Soirée with Chef Giuseppe Tentori of Boka Restaurant Group Celebrate this Mother’s Day with Boka’s Chef Giuseppe Tentori, a 4…

Saturday May 8
5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
GT Fish & Oyster
Virtual Event
That’s Entertainment 2021
May8
Virtual Event

That’s Entertainment 2021

GUS LEGACY®, is proud to announce That’s Entertainment 2021 live streaming Saturday, May 8 at 7 p.m. CST.  Performed at The Edge Theater, 5451 N.…

Saturday May 8
7:00 p.m.
Gus Giordano Dance School
Virtual Event
May 11, 2021
Pigment Exploration and the Natural Environment
May11
Virtual Event

Pigment Exploration and the Natural Environment

Garfield Park Conservatory has teamed up with Teaching Artist, Abena Motaboli, to offer an 8-week online course in creating and using natural pigments and dyes. Students will…

Garfield Park

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Tuesday May 11
10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
May 12, 2021
Skyscraper Innovations: The Construction Materials Defining Chicago’s Newest Tall Buildings
May12
Virtual Event

Skyscraper Innovations: The Construction Materials Defining Chicago’s Newest Tall Buildings

Twenty-one years in to the new millennium, innovative construction materials are altering Chicago in noticeable ways. CAC docent Kevin Griebenow highlights changes in skyscraper construction…

Wednesday May 12
12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Chicago Architecture Center
Virtual Event
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | William Welter, Oboe Winston Choi, Piano
May12
Virtual Event

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | William Welter, Oboe Winston Choi, Piano

WILLIAM WELTER, OBOE WINSTON CHOI, PIANO Program Benjamin Godard – Scenes Ecossaises, Op. 138 Vivian Fine – Sonatina for Oboe and Piano Antonio Pasculli –…

Wednesday May 12
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
International Music Foundation
Virtual Event
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | William Welter, Oboe Winston Choi, Piano
May12
Virtual Event

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | William Welter, Oboe Winston Choi, Piano

WILLIAM WELTER, OBOE WINSTON CHOI, PIANO Program Benjamin Godard – Scenes Ecossaises, Op. 138 Vivian Fine – Sonatina for Oboe and Piano Antonio Pasculli –…

Wednesday May 12
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
International Music Foundation
Virtual Event
May 13, 2021
Film Screening & Discussion: “The Shame of Chicago”
May13
Virtual Event

Film Screening & Discussion: “The Shame of Chicago”

Join us for an exclusive screening of “The Color Tax: Origins of the Modern Day Racial Wealth Gap,” Episode 3 of Bruce Orenstein’s new documentary…

Thursday May 13
5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Chicago Architecture Center
Virtual Event
That Image of a Dead Man on DuSable Bridge
May13
Virtual Event

That Image of a Dead Man on DuSable Bridge

Indigenous people often walk in built landscapes filled with irony and violence. In a sweeping and long-overdue conversation, artist Andrea Carlson (Ojibwe) and scholar Jenny…

Thursday May 13
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Center for Native Futures
Virtual Event
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