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The Things I Never Could Tell Steven
Aug19
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Things I Never Could Tell Steven

In this sung-through musical by Australian composer/lyricist/playwright Jye Bryant, the four most important people in one man’s life struggle to communicate meaningfully with him and…

Thursday August 19
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Pride Arts Center – The Broadway
4139 N. Broadway
Summer Smash Festival 2021
Aug20
Music & Comedy

Summer Smash Festival 2021

Summer Smash Festival, the premier hip-hop music festival in the Midwest, returns to Douglass Park in Chicago for a third year on August 20-23. Tickets…

Friday August 20
12:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Douglas Park
W 18th Street & S Farrar Drive
Movies In The Park – Zootopia & Moana
Aug20
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Movies In The Park – Zootopia & Moana

FREE Movies in the Park! Join us for an outdoor viewing of Zootopia and Moana. Bring your own chairs and or blankets. Please No Alcohol.

Friday August 20
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Sergeant Means Park
20712 Western Ave
Movies In The Park – Zootopia & Moana
Aug20
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Movies In The Park – Zootopia & Moana

FREE movies in the park! Join us at the Olympia Fields Park District in the South Suburbs. We will be viewing Zootopia and Moana on…

Friday August 20
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Sergeant Means Park
20712 Western Ave
Breakfast with the Animals at Lincoln Park Zoo
Aug21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Breakfast with the Animals at Lincoln Park Zoo

“Breakfast with Animals,” a 10-event series occurring across the nation from June until September, will allow families to start their day off right by eating…

Saturday August 21
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Lincoln Park Zoo
Cannon Drive at Fullerton Parkway
My Happiness: Michelle Lauto Sings Connie Francis
Aug21
Music & Comedy

My Happiness: Michelle Lauto Sings Connie Francis

With soaring vocals, ebullient charm, and emotional depth, award-winning singer/actress Michelle Lauto (SPAMILTON, IN THE HEIGHTS) relates the heart-rending story of the original princess of…

Saturday August 21
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Marriott Theatre
10 Marriott Dr.
Artists on the Lam’s 10th Anniversary Show: DECAHEDRON Online Art Exhibition
Aug23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Artists on the Lam’s 10th Anniversary Show: DECAHEDRON Online Art Exhibition

2021 marks the 10th anniversary of Artists on the Lam. Celebrate with us! It was on Monday, June 6, 2011, that local artist, independent curator,…

Monday August 23
Artists on the Lam
PO Box 47875
Hello Helios: The warming suns of Chicago’s Greektown
Aug23
Tours & Attractions

Hello Helios: The warming suns of Chicago’s Greektown

Greektown Chicago is proud to present its new outdoor art exhibit Hello Helios: The warming suns of Chicago’s Greektown, with 24 vibrant three-dimensional artworks lining…

Monday August 23
Greektown Chicago
300 S. Halsted
Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh
Aug23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh

Lighthouse ArtSpace Chicago, a new venue within Chicago’s recently renovated landmark Germania Club Building, will open Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 with the U.S. premiere of…

Monday August 23
Lighthouse ArtSpace at Germania Place
108 W. Germania Pl.
Sole e Amore (Sun and Love)
Aug23
Theatre & Performing Arts

Sole e Amore (Sun and Love)

Revel in the sounds of Italy with a virtual program awash with beautiful lesser-known musical gems by beloved Italian opera composers, curated and hosted by…

Monday August 23
Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 860
Sweet Bitter Love
Aug23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Sweet Bitter Love

Sweet Bitter Love: An Initiative of Toward Common Cause presents Jeffrey Gibson’s reflections on representations of Indigenous people in cultural institutions. Responding to a series of…

Monday August 23
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
The Art of Banksy
Aug23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Art of Banksy

The world’s largest collection of privately-owned Banksy coming to Chicago. Seen by over 750,000 people worldwide, The Art of Banksy hosts prints, canvasses, screenprints, sculptures…

Monday August 23
360 N. State St
201 S Ashland Ave
The Northman Live Music Summer Series
Aug23
Music & Comedy

The Northman Live Music Summer Series

The Northman Summer Music Series will run daily on our Pergola Stage, Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day. The FREE live music series by the…

Monday August 23
The Northman Beer & Cider Garden on The Riverwalk
233 East Riverwalk
Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40
Aug23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40

Presented in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the MacArthur Fellows Program, this multi-site exhibition uses the idea of “the commons” to explore the current socio-political…

Monday August 23
Smart Museum of Art
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
Steppenwolf Theatre Virtual Productions
Aug23
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…

Monday August 23
Virtual
Virtual Event
African Diaspora: Chicago | An Exhibition Curated by Gallery Guichard
Aug23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

African Diaspora: Chicago | An Exhibition Curated by Gallery Guichard

Gallery Guichard, the most notable and respected gallery in Bronzeville — the largest African American art district in the country — is located on the…

Monday August 23
6:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
One Two Pru
180 North Stetson Avenue
Redemption: Adrian Dunn and Chicago Philharmonic
Aug23
Music & Comedy

Redemption: Adrian Dunn and Chicago Philharmonic

On June 5 2021, Chicago Philharmonic will collaborate for the first time with critically acclaimed multi-genre musical artist and social justice advocate Adrian Dunn for…

Monday August 23
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall
Aug23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall

Step into the field to explore the trailblazing life and legacy of Dr. Jane Goodall, from her groundbreaking work with chimpanzees to becoming an acclaimed…

Monday August 23
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes
Aug23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes

Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes celebrates Marvel history with more than 300 artifacts including original comic book pages, sculptures, interactive displays and costumes and props…

Monday August 23
9:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Museum of Science and Industry
57th Street and Lake Shore Dr.
Dinos Everywhere!
Aug23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Dinos Everywhere!

The zoo’s popular Dinos Everywhere!, sponsored by Meijer, returns for a limited time through September 6, 2021. A few surprises will be featured on some…

Southwest Suburbs

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Monday August 23
9:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Metro Farms Tours
Aug23
Tours & Attractions

Metro Farms Tours

Come check out an indoor aquaponics and have a tour to learn more about how urban Farms impact the local community and learn more about…

Monday August 23
10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
@metro Farms
4250 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60651
Thresholds Identity: Perspectives on Y(OUR)selves
Aug23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Thresholds Identity: Perspectives on Y(OUR)selves

Identity: Perspectives on Y(OUR)selves presents artwork created in Thresholds’ Art Therapy Program. The exhibition examines the topic of identity through the lens of creative expression.…

Monday August 23
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Frida Kahlo: Timeless
Aug23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Frida Kahlo: Timeless

The exhibition, on view June 5 to Sept. 6, 2021, will be the largest Frida Kahlo exhibition in the Chicago area in more than 40…

Monday August 23
10:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Cleve Carney Museum
425 Fawell Blvd
Shoreline Sightseeing Skyline Lake Tour
Aug23
Tours & Attractions

Shoreline Sightseeing Skyline Lake Tour

Shoreline Sightseeing Skyline Lake Tours are a family favorite offering panoramic views of the city’s world-famous skyline on a relaxing 40-mintue cruise. Passengers learn about…

Monday August 23
10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Navy Pier 66 North Streeter Drive
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