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The Black Metropolis Research Consortium: Documenting and Preserving Black History and Culture in Chicago
Jul25
Sep2
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Black Metropolis Research Consortium: Documenting and Preserving Black History and Culture in Chicago

How can we connect all who seek to document, share, understand, and preserve Black experiences? Making these connections is the mission of the Black Metropolis…

Monday July 25
9:00 a.m.Friday September 2
4:45 p.m.
Special Collections Research Center Exhibition Gallery
1100 East 57th Street
Cesar Conde & C.J. Hungerman: C + C = COLLISION
Jul29
Sep10
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Cesar Conde & C.J. Hungerman: C + C = COLLISION

Abstract collides with Realism. The exhibition C + C = COLLISION presents a collaborative series between Cesar Conde and C.J. Hungerman. With their own unique style, Cesar…

Friday July 29
10:00 a.m.Saturday September 10
5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S. Ashland
Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour
Jul29
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour

Experience Jaw-Dropping Magic. Step into the grand Palmer House lobby and meet 3rd Generation Magician and Mind-Reader Dennis Watkins. Bask in the glamour of historic…

Friday July 29
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Randolph Street Market Festival
Jul30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Randolph Street Market Festival

July 30+31, 2022 (outdoor+indoor) Sept 24+25, 2022 (outdoor+indoor) WHERE: Plumbers Union Hall: 1341 W Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60607 TIME: Check RandolphStreetMarket.com closer to the…

Saturday July 30
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Plumbers Hall
1341 W Randolph St
Poemtime
Jul30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Poemtime

Spend part of your weekend at the Poetry Foundation with Poemtime, a weekly storytime that introduces poetry through fun, interactive readings, songs, and art projects!…

Saturday July 30
10:00 a.m.10:30 p.m.

61 W. Superior St.
White Sox vs. Royals
Aug1
Sports & Recreation

White Sox vs. Royals

Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals

Monday August 1
7:10 p.m.
Guaranteed Rate Field
333 West 35th Street
Lewis Achenbach- The Sonic Story Continues
Aug5
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Lewis Achenbach- The Sonic Story Continues

Self-proclaimed absurdist and artist Lewis Achenbach continues to visually improvise and document the music scene as he has done for the last 10 years, capturing…

Friday August 5
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S. Ashland
Unbearable Memories, Unspeakable Histories – The Partition Anti-Memorial Project
Aug6
Dec10
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Unbearable Memories, Unspeakable Histories – The Partition Anti-Memorial Project

Pritika Chowdhry’s exhibition “Unbearable Memories, Unspeakable Histories” investigates the Partition of India in 1947, which created Pakistan, and eventually, Bangladesh in 1971. Chowdhry’s experiential art…

Saturday August 6
11:00 a.m.Saturday December 10
6:00 p.m.
South Asia Institute
1925 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
Plan B Art Project
Aug11
Sep18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Plan B Art Project

Traveling exhibition featuring 60+ artists in which proceeds are donated to Planned Parenthood About this event This traveling exhibition will be at Pistachios Jewelry in…

Thursday August 11
11:00 a.m.Sunday September 18
5:00 p.m.
Pistachios Jewelry
716 N Wabash Ave
Project Onward and [salonlb.] Got Soul
Aug12
Sep24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Project Onward and [salonlb.] Got Soul

Project Onward and [salonlb.] Got Soul The Catacombs at Epiphany Center for the Arts August 12, to September 24, 2022 Soul is the active or…

Friday August 12
10:00 a.m.Saturday September 24
5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S. Ashland
Are You Smarter Than Your 8th Grade Nun?
Aug12
Theatre & Performing Arts

Are You Smarter Than Your 8th Grade Nun?

Continuing her series of religious comedies, including the hit Late Nite Catechism, Vicki Quade is pleased her latest comedy has been extended. It’s a new…

Friday August 12
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 North Lincoln Avenue, Illinois
Dance the Walk
Aug13
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts

Dance the Walk

Dance with us on the Chicago Riverwalk! Links Hall is celebrating the Year of Chicago Dance with FREE performances and community workshops on the Riverwalk!…

Saturday August 13
12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Lewis Achenbach: The Sonic Story Continues
Aug13
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Lewis Achenbach: The Sonic Story Continues

Self-proclaimed absurdist and artist Lewis Achenbach continues to visually improvise and document the music scene as he has done for the last 10 years, capturing…

Saturday August 13
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S. Ashland
Rock Bottom Revue – A Jazz Series
Aug18
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Rock Bottom Revue – A Jazz Series

Thursday evenings of music and magic make a perfect outing for any couple looking for something special for Date Night! About this event BimBamBoom &…

Thursday August 18
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Rock Bottom Brewery
1 W. Grand Ave
Elastic Mind
Aug18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Elastic Mind

This world premiere work by emerging playwright Christian Alexander, follows the life of a young, black couple of artists James & Michelle living in Harlem,…

Thursday August 18
8:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 North Lincoln Avenue, Illinois
Roast Battle Chicago
Aug18
Music & Comedy

Roast Battle Chicago

Chicago’s Premiere Roast Battle Comedy Show! Featuring some of the best roast writers in the country. Each show begins with judges being introduced by performing…

Thursday August 18
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge
2040 N Milwaukee Ave
Vinyl Vixens – A Rock & Roll Burlesque Series
Aug20
Aug21
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Vinyl Vixens – A Rock & Roll Burlesque Series

This wild adult burlesque revue showcases burlesque striptease to classic rock tracks performed by the striptease rockstars of BimBamBoom! Including brand new acts by Cyn…

Saturday August 20
11:00 p.m.Sunday August 21
12:30 a.m.
Rock Bottom Brewery
1 W. Grand Ave
Northside Southside Oneside
Aug21
Theatre & Performing Arts

Northside Southside Oneside

Chicago Human Rhythm Project presents Mayfair Arts Center – Free classes, performances – and fun! Join us 1 Sunday each month from 1:00-4:30pm for 6…

Sunday August 21
1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Mayfair Arts Center
8701 S Bennett Ave
Free Admission Day
Aug23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Free Admission Day

Free Admission Days are the perfect opportunity to explore our general admission exhibitions with your family or a group of science-loving friends. Or, use these…

Tuesday August 23
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Free Admission Day
Aug23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Free Admission Day

Free Admission Days are the perfect opportunity to explore our general admission exhibitions with your family or a group of science-loving friends. Or, use these…

Tuesday August 23
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Free Admission Day
Aug23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Free Admission Day

Free Admission Days are the perfect opportunity to explore our general admission exhibitions with your family or a group of science-loving friends. Or, use these…

Tuesday August 23
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Free Admission Day-Field Museum
Aug23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Free Admission Day-Field Museum

Free Admission Days are the perfect opportunity to explore our general admission exhibitions with your family or a group of science-loving friends. Or, use these…

Tuesday August 23
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Girlfriend
Aug25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Girlfriend

The Chicago premiere of the musical GIRLFRIEND, by Todd Almond and Matthew Sweet, based on Sweet’s album of the same name. Set in Nebraska in…

Thursday August 25
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Pride Arts Center
4139 N. Broadway
National Merit
Aug25
Theatre & Performing Arts

National Merit

In NATIONAL MERIT, seven students embark on an intensive PSAT prep program in the hopes to become National Merit Scholars. As the pressure rises, these…

Thursday August 25
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
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