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Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War
Jan6
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War

What happens when a soldier, sailor, airman, or marine is captured during war? Most people aren’t aware of the drastic differences that exist between varying…

Friday January 6
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown
Jan6
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 January 6
Greektown Chicago
300 S. Halsted
The Twenty-Sided Tavern
Jan6
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Twenty-Sided Tavern

“A new family-friendly franchise that celebrates fantasy gaming. The audience has a total blast. Clearly authentic and fun.” – Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune Where laughter…

Winterland at Gallagher Way
Jan6
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Winterland at Gallagher Way

Gallagher Way is thrilled to announce the return of Winterland and, for the first time since launching six years ago, the extension of the holiday…

Friday January 6
Gallagher Way
3635 North Clark Street
Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre
Jan6
Jan7
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 January 6
12:00 a.m.Saturday January 7
1:00 a.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Human+Nature
Jan6
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Human+Nature

Discover Human+Nature, the latest exhibition at The Morton Arboretum. Created by internationally renowned artist Daniel Popper, five large-scale artworks between 15 to 26 feet tall will inspire…

Friday January 6
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
morton arboretum
4100 ILLINOIS ROUTE 53
Abraham – Being Mickey
Jan6
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Abraham – Being Mickey

Abraham Being Mickey The Catacombs December 9, 2022 to January 21, 2023 Abraham’s latest series is inundated with Mickey-like characters and references. Why Mickey? It…

Friday January 6
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 South Ashland Avenue
Anne Hughes – Phenomena
Jan6
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Anne Hughes – Phenomena

Anne Hughes Phenomena The Sacristy Gallery December 9, 2022 to Jan 21, 2022 Anne Hughes sees each creative journey as an adventure in which she…

Friday January 6
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 South Ashland Avenue
Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection
Jan6
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 January 6
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
Jan6
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 January 6
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Even So
Jan6
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Even So

Even So The Guild Room December 2, 2022 to January 28, 2023 Curated by Chicago artist CZR PRZ and Epiphany Center for the Arts, Even So showcases…

Friday January 6
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 South Ashland Avenue
Jordan A. Porter-Woodruff – Portraits: An Intimate View
Jan6
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Jordan A. Porter-Woodruff – Portraits: An Intimate View

Jordan A. Porter-Woodruff Portraits: An Intimate View The Sanctuary Hallways at Epiphany Center for the Arts November 18, 2022 to January 7, 2023 An absolute…

Friday January 6
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 South Ashland Avenue
Light Up the Lake Navy Pier
Jan6

Light Up the Lake

Chicagoland’s largest indoor lights experience is back at Navy Pier for the holiday season. From November 25 to January 7, you can experience the magic…

Friday January 6
11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Navy Pier
300 East Grand Avenue
“Skating in the Park” at Parkway Bank Park
Jan6
Sports & Recreation

“Skating in the Park” at Parkway Bank Park

Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park entertainment district is thrilled to kick off the holiday season with the return of its Chicago Wolves Ice Rink, open from…

Friday January 6
11:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
Parkway Bank Park
5501 Park Place
McCormick Tribune Ice Rink
Jan6
Sports & Recreation, Tours & Attractions

McCormick Tribune Ice Rink

Skating at the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium Park returns November 18 through March 5 (weather permitting). Admission is free, but online reservation tickets…

Friday January 6
11:00 a.m.10:30 p.m.
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph St
Harry Potter: Magic at Play
Jan6
Tours & Attractions

Harry Potter: Magic at Play

This fall, wizards and witches of all ages are invited to experience and celebrate a Wizarding World of their own at Harry Potter™: Magic at…

Friday January 6
12:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Water Tower Place
821 N. Michigan Ave.
Winter Bryn Market
Jan6
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Tours & Attractions

Winter Bryn Market

Come shop on Bryn Mawr where you’ll find makers and artists from across the city all gathered at The Winter Bryn Mawrkets! Shop everything for…

Friday January 6
3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bryn Mawr Historic District
1052 W Bryn Mawr
Amaze Light Festival
Jan6
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Amaze Light Festival

Don’t miss the chance to explore this holiday season at the Amaze Light Festival in Chicago! This wonderland of light welcomes guests of all ages…

Friday January 6
4:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Odyssey Fun World
19111 Oak Park Ave
Shawn Michelle Smith: Light in a Dark Box
Jan6
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Shawn Michelle Smith: Light in a Dark Box

Shawn Michelle Smith Light in a Dark Box Slemmons Gallery at Epiphany Center for the Arts January 6, 2023 to February 18, 2023 For the…

Friday January 6
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 South Ashland Avenue
The Steadfast Tin Soldier
Jan6
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Steadfast Tin Soldier

Chicago’s beloved holiday tradition returns to the stage this holiday season, a classic the whole family will treasure! Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s story about…

Friday January 6
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Lookingglass Theatre Company
821 N. Michigan Ave.
Drunk Shakespeare
Jan6
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 January 6
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Cabaret ZaZou presents LUMINAIRE
Jan6
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 January 6
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
The Roar Speakeasy: A Prohibition Era Experience
Jan6
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Roar Speakeasy: A Prohibition Era Experience

Go back in time to Chicago’s Prohibition Era at The Roar on Rush! A lively Speakeasy that lights the way to a hidden 4-room cocktail…

Friday January 6
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Roar on Rush
437 N. Rush Street
NHL Chicago Blackhawks vs. Arizona Coyotes
Jan6
Sports & Recreation

NHL Chicago Blackhawks vs. Arizona Coyotes

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Arizona Coyotes, Jan 6, 7:30PM.

Friday January 6
7:25 p.m.9:00 p.m.
United Center
1901 W Madison St
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