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Nick Cave: Forothermore
May14
Oct2
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Nick Cave: Forothermore

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents the first career-spanning retrospective of the internationally renowned Chicagoan Nick Cave (American, b. 1959), an artist celebrated for…

Saturday May 14Sunday October 2
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Capture Chicago Photography Cruise
May28
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Capture Chicago Photography Cruise

Have you ever wished to capture the perfect shot of Chicago’s beautiful buildings in the early morning light? A Capture Chicago Photography Cruise aboard Chicago’s…

Saturday May 28
9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
112 E Wacker Drive, Chicago IL, 60601
My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown
Jun3
May10
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…

Friday June 3, 2022Wednesday May 10, 2023
Greektown Chicago
300 S. Halsted
Handmaidens for Travelers: The Pullman Company Maids
Jun3
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Handmaidens for Travelers: The Pullman Company Maids

The Pullman Company maids have long been overshadowed by the more well-known Pullman porters. Handmaidens for Travelers, on view in the Newberry galleries June 3…

Friday June 3
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Workin’ On It Comedy Show
Jun3
Music & Comedy

Workin’ On It Comedy Show

What are you workin’ on? Every first Friday of the month, Workin’ On It showcases the finest comedians in Chicago, performing live before your very…

Friday June 3
9:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge Theater
2040 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Low-Line Farmers Market
Jun7
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Low-Line Farmers Market

The Low-Line Market is a conveniently located and carefully curated farmers market, with the goal of creating an experience where neighbors can meet and gather…

Tuesday June 7
3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Southport Brown Line CTA Station along Lakeview Low-Line
3410 N. Southport Ave
Prince: The Immersive Experience
Jun9
Tours & Attractions

Prince: The Immersive Experience

Chicago will glow purple this summer when Prince: The Immersive Experience makes its worldwide debut on June 9. Presented by Superfly in partnership with The…

Thursday June 9
12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Shops at North Bridge
540 N Michigan Ave
Roscoe Village Farmers Market
Jun12
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Roscoe Village Farmers Market

Now in its second season, the Roscoe Village Farmers Market provides local foods to the Roscoe Village community on Sundays from 8am – 12pm starting…

Sunday June 12
8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Jahn Elementary School
3149 N. Wolcott Ave
Alebrijes: Creatures of a Dream World
Jun12
Oct31
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Alebrijes: Creatures of a Dream World

Alebrijes is Cantigny Park’s newest and wholly unique outdoor art exhibit that combines true Mexican culture with the natural splendor found in the gardens of…

Sunday June 12
8:00 a.m.Monday October 31
5:00 p.m.
@CantignyPark
1s151 Winfield Rd.
Afternoon Tea at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
Jun18
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Afternoon Tea at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

Enjoy a complimentary glass of rose champagne and curated Ritz Carlton teas, followed by savory tea sandwiches, shaved cucumber salad, truffle quiche, freshly baked scones,…

Saturday June 18
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
160 East Pearson Street at Water Tower Place
Oak Brook Polo Club Centennial Season
Jun26
Sports & Recreation

Oak Brook Polo Club Centennial Season

Join Oak Brook Polo Club in celebrating their 100th Anniversary. June 26, 2022: Centennial Challenge; Great Gatsby Day July 17, 2022: Chicago Polo Invitational Championship;…

Sunday June 26
1:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Oak Brook Polo Club
B.A.D. Waves Remix (Comedy, Music & Art)
Jul1
Music & Comedy

B.A.D. Waves Remix (Comedy, Music & Art)

B.A.D.Waves Remix presents the Nation’s brightest artistic multiverse, starting with an art gallery & cocktails from the city’s most poppin culture blessors, live musical performances…

Friday July 1
7:00 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Redline VR
4702 N. Ravenswood
Chicago Drag Brunch
Jul9
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Drag Brunch

Muffy Fishbasket & BimBamBoom present… CHICAGO DRAG BRUNCH Saturdays at 11AM, join us a for delicious brunch, served with a heaping helping of Camp &…

Saturday July 9
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Rock Bottom Brewery
1 W. Grand Ave
Comedy Dance Chicago at Northcenter Town Square
Jul9
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Comedy Dance Chicago at Northcenter Town Square

Comedy Dance Chicago is excited to share some laughs with you! Join us for a FREE comedy dance show at Northcenter Town Square. Fun for…

Saturday July 9
7:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Northcenter Town Square
4100 N Damen Ave
ZENB As the Presenting Sponsor of Millennium Park Film Series
Jul12
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

ZENB As the Presenting Sponsor of Millennium Park Film Series

As the leading sponsor of the Millennium Park Summer Film Series, ZENB (a direct-to-consumer plant-based food brand) is encouraging Chicagoans to join them in making…

Tuesday July 12
4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph Street
Free Summer Screenings Program
Jul13
Theatre & Performing Arts

Free Summer Screenings Program

The Chicago International Film Festival presents Summer Screenings, a free weekly film series that casts a spotlight on different national cinemas from around the world.…

Wednesday July 13
6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Interactive Louvre Exhibit
Jul15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Interactive Louvre Exhibit

Experience the most famous works of the Louvre™ in an interactive and innovative way without ever leaving the city with Louvre Fantastique, coming to Oakbrook…

Friday July 15
10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Oak Brook Center
2120 Oak Brook Center
Drunk Shakespeare
Jul15
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Drunk Shakespeare

Five classically-trained actors meet as members of “The Drunk Shakespeare Society.” One drinks at least 5 shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform a…

Friday July 15
5:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
The Language Between Worlds
Jul17
Oct30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Language Between Worlds

Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s vibrant South Side, announces a major new group exhibition, The Language…

Sunday July 17
10:00 a.m.Sunday October 30
7:00 p.m.
Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S. Cornell Ave
Poetry @ The Green at 320 S. Canal
Jul19
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts

Poetry @ The Green at 320 S. Canal

The Chicago Poetry Center and The Green at 320 S. Canal present Poetry @ The Green at 320, a free, weekly reading and open mic…

Tuesday July 19
5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
The Green at 320 S. Canal
320 South Canal St.
Porchlight Music Theatre’s Broadway In Your Backyard
Jul19
Theatre & Performing Arts

Porchlight Music Theatre’s Broadway In Your Backyard

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the return of its free concert series Broadway in Your Backyard, July 19 – September 6, as part…

Tuesday July 19
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Porchlight Music Theatre
1016 N. Dearborn Ave.
COMEDY OPEN MIC THURSDAY @ ROK ISLAND BISTRO
Jul21
Music & Comedy

COMEDY OPEN MIC THURSDAY @ ROK ISLAND BISTRO

CHICAGO!! EVERY THURSDAY, “VISIONNAIRE ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS “COMEDY” “OPEN MIC” NIGHTS FOR ALL COMEDIANS NEW AND EXPERIENCED TO COME OUT TO “ROK ISLAND BISTRO” IN THE…

Thursday July 21
8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
ROK ISLAND BISTRO
100 NIGENT ST
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show
Jul23
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

The Dinner Detective is an interactive murder mystery set in present day and based on real cold cases. Feast on a fantastic dinner, but just…

Saturday July 23
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown/Magnificent Mile
165 E. Ontario St.
Sundays on State
Jul24
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Sundays on State

The extremely successful Sundays on State series, which was named Time Out Chicago’s “Best New Event in 2021” and a finalist for “Best in a Crisis” by PRWeek US Awards,…

Sunday July 24
11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
State Street
State Street between Lake and Monroe
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