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EveryBody Can Dance
May16
Virtual Event

EveryBody Can Dance

EveryBody Can Dance is an inclusive workshop for people with and without disabilities.  Our teachers use structured improvisation and dance games to build community as…

Sunday May 16
1:00 p.m.2:15 p.m.
Virtual Event
Virtual Event
Sense & Sensibility (Audio Drama)
Sep3
Virtual Event

Sense & Sensibility (Audio Drama)

Lifeline Theatre concludes its first virtual season with a six-episode audio drama adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility, adapted by ensemble member Christopher Hainsworth,…

Friday September 3
Lifeline Theatre
Virtual Event
Sense & Sensibility (Audio Drama)
Sep19
Virtual Event

Sense & Sensibility (Audio Drama)

Lifeline Theatre concludes its first virtual season with a six-episode audio drama adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility, adapted by ensemble member Christopher Hainsworth,…

Sunday September 19
Lifeline Theatre
Virtual Event
Sense & Sensibility (Audio Drama)
Sep20
Virtual Event

Sense & Sensibility (Audio Drama)

Lifeline Theatre concludes its first virtual season with a six-episode audio drama adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility, adapted by ensemble member Christopher Hainsworth,…

Monday September 20
Lifeline Theatre
Virtual Event
Sense & Sensibility (Audio Drama)
Sep21
Virtual Event

Sense & Sensibility (Audio Drama)

Lifeline Theatre concludes its first virtual season with a six-episode audio drama adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility, adapted by ensemble member Christopher Hainsworth,…

Tuesday September 21
Lifeline Theatre
Virtual Event
Dear McSweeney’s at American Writers Museum
Sep21
Virtual Event

Dear McSweeney’s at American Writers Museum

Join us for a fun night with a range of writers who’ll discuss their contributions to Dear McSweeney’s. The contributing writers will read and discuss…

Tuesday September 21
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Hot Pink, or Ready to Blow
Sep22
Virtual Event

Hot Pink, or Ready to Blow

It’s Pompeii meets Heathers as New American Folk Theatre continues its “season of audio theatre” with a new studio recording of its 2018 hit comedy Hot Pink, or Ready to…

Wednesday September 22
New American Folk Theatre
Virtual Event
Sense & Sensibility (Audio Drama)
Sep22
Virtual Event

Sense & Sensibility (Audio Drama)

Lifeline Theatre concludes its first virtual season with a six-episode audio drama adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility, adapted by ensemble member Christopher Hainsworth,…

Wednesday September 22
Lifeline Theatre
Virtual Event
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Aero Quartet
Sep22
Virtual Event

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Aero Quartet

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | AERO QUARTET Salvador Flores, soprano saxophone Walt Putear, alto saxophone Matthew Koester, tenor saxophone Brian Kachur, baritone saxophone PROGRAM…

Wednesday September 22
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago
Virtual Event
Re-Imagine Chicago Ideas Forum: Capstone Event
Sep22
Virtual Event

Re-Imagine Chicago Ideas Forum: Capstone Event

Virtual Event: Facebook and Youtube Live Join the University of Chicago’s Center for Effective Government and WBEZ’s Reset on Sept. 22 for “Re-Imagine Chicago: Capstone…

Wednesday September 22
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
WBEZ
Virtual Event
Re-Imagine Chicago Ideas Forum: Capstone Event
Sep22
Virtual Event

Re-Imagine Chicago Ideas Forum: Capstone Event

Virtual Event: Facebook and Youtube Live Join the University of Chicago’s Center for Effective Government and WBEZ’s Reset on Sept. 22 for “Re-Imagine Chicago: Capstone…

Wednesday September 22
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
WBEZ
Virtual Event
The Missed Round | Free Summer Screenings
Sep22
Sep23
Virtual Event

The Missed Round | Free Summer Screenings

In this unexpected and poignant drama, Reynaldo “El Piedra” Salgado is a once powerful boxer who, facing the end of his career, enters matches as…

Wednesday September 22
6:30 p.m.Thursday September 23
6:30 p.m.
Hot Pink, or Ready to Blow
Sep23
Virtual Event

Hot Pink, or Ready to Blow

It’s Pompeii meets Heathers as New American Folk Theatre continues its “season of audio theatre” with a new studio recording of its 2018 hit comedy Hot Pink, or Ready to…

Thursday September 23
New American Folk Theatre
Virtual Event
Sense & Sensibility (Audio Drama)
Sep23
Virtual Event

Sense & Sensibility (Audio Drama)

Lifeline Theatre concludes its first virtual season with a six-episode audio drama adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility, adapted by ensemble member Christopher Hainsworth,…

Thursday September 23
Lifeline Theatre
Virtual Event
Strides For Peace, Race Against Gun Violence
Sep23
Virtual Event

Strides For Peace, Race Against Gun Violence

The Race Against Gun Violence (RAGV) celebrates the life-changing work of community organizations and provides a dynamic platform for people who care about ending gun…

Thursday September 23
6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Grant Park
Virtual Event
Hot Pink, or Ready to Blow
Sep24
Virtual Event

Hot Pink, or Ready to Blow

It’s Pompeii meets Heathers as New American Folk Theatre continues its “season of audio theatre” with a new studio recording of its 2018 hit comedy Hot Pink, or Ready to…

Friday September 24
New American Folk Theatre
Virtual Event
Sense & Sensibility (Audio Drama)
Sep24
Virtual Event

Sense & Sensibility (Audio Drama)

Lifeline Theatre concludes its first virtual season with a six-episode audio drama adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility, adapted by ensemble member Christopher Hainsworth,…

Friday September 24
Lifeline Theatre
Virtual Event
Music by Patricia Morehead
Sep24
Virtual Event

Music by Patricia Morehead

Friday, September 24 10:00 AM virtual concert (streaming on repeat until midnight) Free This program features music composed by Patricia Morehead from 1983 to the…

Friday September 24
10:00 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Virtual
Virtual Event
Livesourcing: Audience Participation in a Live Coding Performance Visda Goudarzi and Anna Xambó
Sep24
Virtual Event

Livesourcing: Audience Participation in a Live Coding Performance Visda Goudarzi and Anna Xambó

Friday, September 24 12:00 PM virtual performance with audience participation Free Livesourcing is a participatory remote live coding performance for audience members and laptop performers.…

Friday September 24
12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Live and Virtual Event
Virtual Event
Hot Pink, or Ready to Blow
Sep25
Virtual Event

Hot Pink, or Ready to Blow

It’s Pompeii meets Heathers as New American Folk Theatre continues its “season of audio theatre” with a new studio recording of its 2018 hit comedy Hot Pink, or Ready to…

Saturday September 25
New American Folk Theatre
Virtual Event
Sense & Sensibility (Audio Drama)
Sep25
Virtual Event

Sense & Sensibility (Audio Drama)

Lifeline Theatre concludes its first virtual season with a six-episode audio drama adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility, adapted by ensemble member Christopher Hainsworth,…

Saturday September 25
Lifeline Theatre
Virtual Event
Music by Patricia Morehead
Sep25
Virtual Event

Music by Patricia Morehead

Saturday, September 25 10:00 AM virtual concert (streaming on repeat until midnight) Free This program features music composed by Patricia Morehead from 1983 to the…

Saturday September 25
10:00 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Virtual
Virtual Event
Hot Pink, or Ready to Blow
Sep26
Virtual Event

Hot Pink, or Ready to Blow

It’s Pompeii meets Heathers as New American Folk Theatre continues its “season of audio theatre” with a new studio recording of its 2018 hit comedy Hot Pink, or Ready to…

Sunday September 26
New American Folk Theatre
Virtual Event
Sense & Sensibility (Audio Drama)
Sep26
Virtual Event

Sense & Sensibility (Audio Drama)

Lifeline Theatre concludes its first virtual season with a six-episode audio drama adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility, adapted by ensemble member Christopher Hainsworth,…

Sunday September 26
Lifeline Theatre
Virtual Event
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