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The Chicago Show: Antiques & Art & Modern
Oct7
Oct10
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

The Chicago Show: Antiques & Art & Modern

Dolphin Promotions’ annual antiques, art and design show in Chicago, renamed The Chicago Show: Antiques & Art & Modern, will return to The Merchandise Mart…

Friday October 7Monday October 10
@themart
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre
Oct7
Oct8
Theatre & Performing Arts

Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre

Each week, Chicago comics bring the freshest, most experimental new material to the Annoyance for the Comedy Hour. The weekly show is an eclectic mix…

Friday October 7
12:00 a.m.Saturday October 8
1:00 a.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Amanda Christine Harth – Blue Collar
Oct7
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Amanda Christine Harth – Blue Collar

Amanda Christine Harth Blue Collar The Guild Room at Epiphany Center for the Arts September 23, 2022 to October 29, 2022 Blue Collar is an…

Friday October 7
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S. Ashland
Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection
Oct7
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection

Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection shines a light on the work of one of the most respected photojournalists of his day. Born Dawid Szymin in Warsaw…

Friday October 7
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
Dark Testament: A Century of Black Writers on Justice
Oct7
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Dark Testament: A Century of Black Writers on Justice

Immerse yourself in Dark Testament: A Century of Black Writers on Justice and honor the significant contributions of Black writers to American literature and history. Explore racial…

Friday October 7
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Kioto Aoki – Double Run Eight
Oct7
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Kioto Aoki – Double Run Eight

Double Run Eight features work from artist Kioto Aoki, and takes its name from a moving image camera from the Rod Slemmons Camera Collection: a Bell…

Friday October 7
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S. Ashland
Prince: The Immersive Experience
Oct7
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…

Friday October 7
10:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
The Shops at North Bridge
540 N Michigan Ave
Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic
Oct7
Theatre & Performing Arts

Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic

Join your favorite furry friends in your neighborhood at Sesame Street Live!   In Make Your Magic, Elmo discovers that magic can be found anywhere if…

Friday October 7
10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Rosemont Theatre
The World Within: Dazzling Interiors™ Tour of the Loop
Oct7
Sports & Recreation, Tours & Attractions

The World Within: Dazzling Interiors™ Tour of the Loop

Everyone does a boat tour when they visit Chicago. But as fun as that is, it’s a very tiny sliver of what Chicago has to…

Friday October 7
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
RAILROADERS: Jack Delano’s Homefront Photography
Oct7
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

RAILROADERS: Jack Delano’s Homefront Photography

Historic Pullman Foundation (HPF) is thrilled to host RAILROADERS: Jack Delano’s Homefront Photography exhibit now through 2023.  Organized by Chicago History Museum and Center for…

Friday October 7
11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Pullman Exhibit Hall
614 E 113th St
Fall Encounter-Fashion at Epiphany
Oct7
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Fall Encounter-Fashion at Epiphany

EVENT DESCRIPTION: Epiphany Center for the Arts is showcasing fashion on October 7-8 with Fall Encounter— Fashion at Epiphany. This pop-up event in Epiphany’s Chase Gallery…

Friday October 7
12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S. Ashland
The First Homosexuals + Celestial Stage
Oct7
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The First Homosexuals + Celestial Stage

Wrightwood 659, 659 W. Wrightwood Ave. Chicago, opens two new exhibits running Oct. 1 – Dec. 17, 2022. Tickets are $15 and must be purchased…

Friday October 7
12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Wrightwood 659
659 W. Wrightwood Avenue
Chicago Cultural Center Building Tours
Oct7
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Chicago Cultural Center Building Tours

Building Tours reveal the storied history of the landmark Chicago Cultural Center – offered year round on Thursdays and Fridays at 1:15pm. Tours are FREE…

Friday October 7
1:15 p.m.2:15 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Somewhere
Oct7
Oct9
Theatre & Performing Arts

Somewhere

In a potentially parallel timeline where a climate apocalypse has wiped out animals and insects, an entomologist and her brother follow a migration of monarch…

Friday October 7
2:00 p.m.Sunday October 9
3:30 p.m.
Mundelein Center for the Fine & Performing Arts
1020 W Sheridan Rd
Edgar Allan Poe Tours
Oct7
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Edgar Allan Poe Tours

Discover the man behind the myths, from talking ravens to tell-tale hearts. In this special tour of the American Writers Museum, you’ll dive into the…

Friday October 7
3:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience
Oct7
Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience

An immersive cocktail adventure! Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world…

Friday October 7
5:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
The Galway Arms, 2442 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60614
The Galway Arms, 2442 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60614
Mikey Mosher- Phantasmagoria
Oct7
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Mikey Mosher- Phantasmagoria

Phantasmagoria is a solo exhibition of the work of Chicago-based artist Mikey Mosher. This exhibition features a variety of light-based installations as well as a number…

Friday October 7
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S. Ashland
Various Artists independent Film Festival
Oct7
Theatre & Performing Arts

Various Artists independent Film Festival

The Various Artists Foundation 501c(3) is proud to announce the 6th ANNUAL Various Artists independent Film Festival (VAiFF) this live two-day event kicks off on…

Friday October 7
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Cultural Connections: East Meets Middle East (EMME)
Oct7
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Cultural Connections: East Meets Middle East (EMME)

Presented by the South Asia Institute Chicago and Intercultural Music Production, EMME performs Friday, October 7th at the South Asia Institute, 1925 S. Michigan Ave…

Friday October 7
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
South Asia Institute
1925 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
Drunk Shakespeare
Oct7
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 October 7
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Southern Gothic
Oct7
Theatre & Performing Arts

Southern Gothic

Windy City Playhouse, in association with Goodman Theatre and Greg Schaffert, presents SOUTHERN GOTHIC, an immersive theatrical experience where audience members are invited to step…

Friday October 7
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Playhouse at Petterino’s
150 N Dearborn
What to Send Up When It Goes Down
Oct7
Theatre & Performing Arts

What to Send Up When It Goes Down

Congo Square Theatre Company, one of the nation’s premier African American ensemble theater companies, presents What to Send Up When It Goes Down in residence…

Friday October 7
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Lookingglass Theatre Company
821 N. Michigan Ave.
Cabaret ZaZou presents LUMINAIRE
Oct7
Theatre & Performing Arts

Cabaret ZaZou presents LUMINAIRE

Randolph Entertainment LLC, producer of the fan favorite Teatro ZinZanni Chicago,  announced CABARET ZAZOU’s premier production, Luminaire will open on September 7, 2022. The new, groundbreaking,…

Friday October 7
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Oct7
Theatre & Performing Arts

SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Kokandy Productions is thrilled to continue its 10th anniversary season with a revival of Stephen Sondheim’s macabre masterpiece Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Sweeney Todd has…

Friday October 7
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Chopin Theatre
1543 W Division St.
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