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Chicago Cabaret Week

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2020 Chicago Cabaret Week

Chicago Cabaret Week has been postponed. Organizers are working to reschedule the events to a later date, please check back soon for updates.

Cabaret has been at the heartbeat of Chicago’s nightclub scene for more than a century. Come experience Chicago Cabaret Week at intimate venues around the city as artists bring you their personal renditions of the Great American Songbook, blues, jazz, burlesque, pop, comedy and Broadway. Get carried away by Chicago Cabaret!

Rush Hour Concerts // The Grand Tour: A Journey Through Baroque Europe
Jan1
Jul27
Theatre & Performing Arts

Rush Hour Concerts // The Grand Tour: A Journey Through Baroque Europe

RUSH HOUR CONCERTS // THE GRAND TOUR: A Journey Through Baroque Europe Ars Musica Chicago Kiyoe Matsuura, baroque violin Cora Swenson Lee, baroque cello Jason…

Thursday January 1, 1970
12:00 a.m.Tuesday July 27, 2021
6:30 p.m.
Frida Kahlo: Timeless
Jun5
Sep6
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…

Saturday June 5
10:00 a.m.Monday September 6
5:30 p.m.
Cleve Carney Museum
425 Fawell Blvd
¡Viva la Libertad! Latin America and the Age of Revolutions
Jun15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

¡Viva la Libertad! Latin America and the Age of Revolutions

As revolutions broke out in the United States, France, and Haiti, freedom movements took root in Latin America, where the colonies of Spain and Portugal…

Tuesday June 15
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Artists on the Lam’s 10th Anniversary Show: DECAHEDRON Online Art Exhibition
Jun15
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,…

Tuesday June 15
Artists on the Lam
PO Box 47875
Belmont Theater District Spring Offerings
Jun15
Theatre & Performing Arts

Belmont Theater District Spring Offerings

The Belmont Theater District (BTD), Chicago’s largest theater district, introduces a wide variety of offerings this spring. With more than 25 organizations, BTD members’ offerings…

Tuesday June 15
Belmont Theater District
Lakeview
Hello Helios: The warming suns of Chicago’s Greektown
Jun15
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…

Tuesday June 15
Greektown Chicago
300 S. Halsted
Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh
Jun15
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…

Tuesday June 15
Lighthouse ArtSpace at Germania Place
108 W. Germania Pl.
M.A.D.D. Rhythms June Dance Performances and Events
Jun15
Theatre & Performing Arts

M.A.D.D. Rhythms June Dance Performances and Events

Join M.A.D.D. Rhythms, Chicago’s premier tap collective, as they continue their 20th Anniversary all June long with appearances and performances throughout the Midwest including See…

Tuesday June 15
M.A.D.D. Rhythms
4701 S King Drive
Sole e Amore (Sun and Love)
Jun15
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…

Tuesday June 15
Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 860
The Metamorphosis of Gabriel Villa
Jun15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Metamorphosis of Gabriel Villa

Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s vibrant South Side, presents The Metamorphosis of Gabriel Villa and a…

Tuesday June 15
Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S. Cornell Ave
The Music of Black Voices
Jun15
Virtual Event

The Music of Black Voices

‘The Music of Black Voices: Inspiring today’s youth through a choreographic reflection of our era and celebrating the history of black artists in music.’ Six…

Tuesday June 15
The Northman Live Music Summer Series
Jun15
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…

Tuesday June 15
The Northman Beer & Cider Garden on The Riverwalk
233 East Riverwalk
Steppenwolf Theatre Virtual Productions
Jun15
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…

Tuesday June 15
Virtual
Virtual Event
Raíces to Roots
Jun15
Theatre & Performing Arts

Raíces to Roots

Raíces to Roots is a multi-disciplinary production that celebrates and examines the Chicago Puerto Rican experience. Stories of pride, struggle, and resilience are embodied through…

Tuesday June 15
3:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center
4048 W. Armitage Ave
African Diaspora: Chicago | An Exhibition Curated by Gallery Guichard
Jun15
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…

Tuesday June 15
6:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
One Two Pru
180 North Stetson Avenue
American Roulette
Jun15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

American Roulette

American Roulette April 16 – July 18, 2021 Chase Gallery at Epiphany Center for the Arts For information on American Roulette: https://epiphanychi.com/american-roulette/

Tuesday June 15
8:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Chicago: Home of House
Jun15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Chicago: Home of House

Chicago: Home of House The Catacombs at Epiphany Center for the Arts May 8 to July 11, 2021   For more information on Chicago: Home…

Tuesday June 15
8:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Juan Arango Palacios: Payasadas
Jun15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Juan Arango Palacios: Payasadas

Juan Arango Palacios: Payasadas The Guild Room at Epiphany Center for the Arts May 7 to July 18, 2021 For more information on Juan Arango Palacios:…

Tuesday June 15
8:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Perspectives From Japan: A Group Exhibition of Japanese Mosaic Artists
Jun15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Perspectives From Japan: A Group Exhibition of Japanese Mosaic Artists

The art of mosaic in Japan after World War II was recognized mainly as mural art.  Very few artists were making easel mosaic works as…

Tuesday June 15
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
@gocmosaics
1127 W Granville Ave
Wangari Mathenge – The Expats Series: Impressions on Paper
Jun15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Wangari Mathenge – The Expats Series: Impressions on Paper

Wangari Mathenge – The Expats Series: Impressions on Paper The Sacristy Gallery at Epiphany Center for the Arts May 21 to July 25, 2021 Opening…

Tuesday June 15
8:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall
Jun15
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…

Tuesday June 15
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Camp Shedd: Summer Splash
Jun15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Camp Shedd: Summer Splash

Camp is back! Are you ready to make a splash? Join us this summer at Shedd Aquarium for one of our week-long camps for kids…

Tuesday June 15
9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago: Home of House
Jun15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Chicago: Home of House

Chicago: Home of House  The Catacombs at Epiphany Center for the Arts Through July 17, 2021 Phase 2 Reception and Performances – June 12, 3:30 p.m.…

Tuesday June 15
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tours
Jun15
Tours & Attractions

Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tours

Shoreline Sightseeing’s award-winning Architecture River Tours depart daily from Polk Bros Park at the southwest corner of Navy Pier and from the northeast corner of…

Tuesday June 15
10:00 a.m.7:30 p.m.
Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Navy Pier 66 North Streeter Drive
Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tours
Jun15
Tours & Attractions

Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tours

Shoreline Sightseeing’s award-winning Architecture River Tours depart daily from Polk Bros Park at the southwest corner of Navy Pier and from the northeast corner of…

Tuesday June 15
10:00 a.m.7:30 p.m.
Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Navy Pier 66 North Streeter Drive
Shoreline Sightseeing Skyline Lake Tour
Jun15
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…

Tuesday June 15
10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Navy Pier 66 North Streeter Drive
Special Exhibit – Fan Favorites from the Lizzadro Collection
Jun15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Special Exhibit – Fan Favorites from the Lizzadro Collection

Special Exhibit – Fan Favorites from the Lizzadro Collection continues through August 29, 2021 Missing some of your favorite pieces in the Museum? Re-visit the…

Tuesday June 15
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Lizzadro Museum
1220 Kensington Road
God Damn Exhibition Opening
Jun15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

God Damn Exhibition Opening

Buddy is proud to host a group show of work from the Chicago-based API artist collective God Damn for the month of June. During out…

Tuesday June 15
11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Buddy at the Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Paradigm Exhibit
Jun15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Paradigm Exhibit

This summer, join Springboard Arts for the opening of their third exhibition, “Paradigm.” As the world around us evolves, so must one’s disposition, and in…

Tuesday June 15
11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Springboard Arts Chicago
1910 W. North Ave.
Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tour
Jun15
Tours & Attractions

Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tour

Discover Chicago’s world-famous architecture and dramatic history on Shoreline Sightseeing’s Architecture River Tour, named as TripAdvisor’s #1 Travel experience in the United states for 2020.…

Tuesday June 15
11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Navy Pier 66 North Streeter Drive
The Future of the Urban Middle Class
Jun15
Virtual Event

The Future of the Urban Middle Class

Research shows Chicago has become more segregated by income over time with growing pockets of extreme wealth and extreme poverty. This special hour-long event tackles…

Tuesday June 15
12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Chicago Architecture Center
Virtual Event
Skyline Sessions at Navy Pier
Jun15
Music & Comedy

Skyline Sessions at Navy Pier

End the work week with live music acts from a wide array of genres and styles. Grab a seat on the Wave Wall Staircase near…

Tuesday June 15
3:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Ave.
Wave Wall Wax at Navy Pier
Jun15
Music & Comedy

Wave Wall Wax at Navy Pier

Jam out to free outdoor DJ performances every Saturday afternoon this summer. This weekly live DJ music summer series will take place every Saturday afternoon…

Tuesday June 15
5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Ave.
Tuesdays on the Terrace at MCA
Jun15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Music & Comedy

Tuesdays on the Terrace

Summer Tuesdays come alive on the MCA’s Anne and John Kern Terrace Garden with free music highlighting artists from Chicago’s internationally renowned jazz community. Enjoy…

Tuesday June 15
5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Rush Hour Concerts // The Romantic Piano Trios
Jun15
Theatre & Performing Arts

Rush Hour Concerts // The Romantic Piano Trios

RUSH HOUR CONCERTS //  THE ROMANTIC PIANO TRIOS MingHuan Xu, violin Alexander Hersh, cello Winston Choi, piano   Program   Robert Schumann – Phantasiestucke, Op.…

Tuesday June 15
5:45 p.m.6:30 p.m.
“Liberation Among The Stars: A Past & Future Dream” by Tesh Silver at Co-Prosperity
Jun15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

“Liberation Among The Stars: A Past & Future Dream” by Tesh Silver at Co-Prosperity

Liberation Among The Stars: A Past & Future Dream by Tesh Silver In the windows of Co-Prosperity Saturday, May 29- Saturday June 28 Ancestors no…

Tuesday June 15
6:00 p.m.
Co-Prosperity
3219 South Morgan Street
“Liberation Among The Stars: A Past & Future Dream” by Tesh Silver at Co-Prosperity
Jun15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

“Liberation Among The Stars: A Past & Future Dream” by Tesh Silver at Co-Prosperity

Liberation Among The Stars: A Past & Future Dream by Tesh Silver In the windows of Co-Prosperity Saturday, May 29- Saturday June 28   Ancestors…

Tuesday June 15
6:00 p.m.
Co-Prosperity
3219 South Morgan Street
Chicago Takes 10
Jun15
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Takes 10

Chicago Takes 10 is a new virtual performance series sponsored by the Walder Foundation to provide support to performing artists and arts organizations who have…

Tuesday June 15
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
chicagotakes10.org
Array
Pier Fitness: Rush Hour Workouts at Navy Pier
Jun15
Sports & Recreation

Pier Fitness: Rush Hour Workouts at Navy Pier

Break a sweat with cardio workouts led by professional fitness instructors in Polk Bros Park Performance Lawn, the gateway to Navy Pier. For all ages…

Tuesday June 15
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Navy Pier’s Polk Bros Park
600 E Grand Ave
Chicago Dance Month
Jun15
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Dance Month

See Chicago Dance, the dance industry’s nonprofit service organization, is proud to announce that this June will see the return of its popular annual offering,…

Tuesday June 15
7:00 p.m.
Multiple Locations
Chicago Dogs vs. Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks
Jun15
Sports & Recreation

Chicago Dogs vs. Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks

Join the Chicago Dogs as they take on the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks at Impact Field in Rosemont. Chicago Dogs games welcome fans of all ages for…

Tuesday June 15
7:00 p.m.
Impact Field
9850 Balmoral Avenue
Fresh Inc Festival 2021
Jun15
Music & Comedy

Fresh Inc Festival 2021

Join Chicago’s own Fifth House Ensemble as they present their tenth annual summer festival for musical performance and composition. We will feature exciting performances leading…

Tuesday June 15
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Fifth House Ensemble
332 S. Michigan Ave Suite 121-F501
Virtual “One Museum, One Book” Book Club: “We Were Strangers”
Jun15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Virtual “One Museum, One Book” Book Club: “We Were Strangers”

“We Were Strangers” is the true story of Magda Preiss, a breathtaking masterpiece of Holocaust literature, composed in her own words upon arriving in America…

Tuesday June 15
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Virtual
New Philharmonic: “A Salute to Frida”
Jun15
Music & Comedy

New Philharmonic: “A Salute to Frida”

In anticipation of this summer’s Frida Kahlo: Timeless” exhibition at the Cleve Carney Museum of Art and the McAninch Arts Center New Philharmonic presents “A…

Tuesday June 15
7:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
McAninch Arts Center at the College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd
New Philharmonic: Rachmaninoff Piano Concertos
Jun15
Music & Comedy

New Philharmonic: Rachmaninoff Piano Concertos

This concert features Rachmaninoff’s Concerto 1 in F-sharp minor, Concerto 2 in C minor and Concerto 3 in D-minor. Concerto 2 is one of Rachmaninoff’s…

Tuesday June 15
7:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
Webinar
Pier Fitness: Sunset Yoga at Navy Pier
Jun15
Sports & Recreation

Pier Fitness: Sunset Yoga at Navy Pier

Unwind with the serenity of the city scene and lakefront as your backdrop for free yoga on the lawn. Relieve your stress once you hit…

Tuesday June 15
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Navy Pier’s Polk Bros Park
600 E Grand Ave
Art on theMART
Jun15

Art on theMART

Join us on the Chicago Riverwalk nightly at 8:30 & 9:00 p.m. to view the Spring 2021 Projection Program. Artwork includes the Adler Planetarium’s Astrographics and a…

Tuesday June 15
8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
theMART
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
Art on theMART Hope is Light Program
Jun15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Art on theMART Hope is Light Program

Art on theMART is establishing a new ongoing partnership with Chicago Public Schools and its All-City Arts Program. The first joint project will showcase the…

Tuesday June 15
8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Art on theMART
Merchandise Mart
The Price We All Pay for Racism: A conversation with author Heather McGhee
Jun16
Virtual Event

The Price We All Pay for Racism: A conversation with author Heather McGhee

Join United Way of Metro Chicago and United Way of Illinois for an important conversation with Heather McGhee, author of The Sum of Us: What…

Wednesday June 16
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
333 S. Wabash Ave., 30th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604
Virtual Event
The Price We All Pay for Racism: A virtual conversation with NY Times Bestselling Author Heather McGhee
Jun16
Virtual Event

The Price We All Pay for Racism: A virtual conversation with NY Times Bestselling Author Heather McGhee

Join United Way of Metro Chicago and United Way of Illinois for an important conversation with Heather McGhee, author of The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs…

Wednesday June 16
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Virtual Webinar
Virtual Event
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Jean Hatmaker, Cello And Michael Finlay, Piano
Jun16
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Jean Hatmaker, Cello And Michael Finlay, Piano

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | JEAN HATMAKER, CELLO MICHAEL FINLAY, PIANO   Program   Johannes Brahms; arr. Paul Klengel – Cello Sonata in D…

Wednesday June 16
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
International Music Foundation
11 E. Adams St., Suite 350-B
Uptown Farmers Market
Jun16
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Uptown Farmers Market

The Uptown Farmers Market, produced by Chicago Market, connects you with the region’s best farmed goods and locally produced foods. Every Wednesday from May to…

Wednesday June 16
2:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Wilson & Broadway
Wilson & Broadway
With Drawn Arms | Free Summer Screenings
Jun16
Jun17
Virtual Event

With Drawn Arms | Free Summer Screenings

Tommie Smith is the track-and-field gold medalist who famously raised a gloved fist at the ’68 Olympic games to protest racial inequality in America. With Drawn…

Wednesday June 16
6:30 p.m.Thursday June 17
6:30 p.m.
Chicago Dogs vs. Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks
Jun16
Sports & Recreation

Chicago Dogs vs. Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks

Join the Chicago Dogs as they take on the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks at Impact Field in Rosemont. During this “Wiener Wednesday” home game, the Chicago Dogs…

Wednesday June 16
7:00 p.m.
Impact Field
9850 Balmoral Avenue
Comedy Dance Chicago at Northcenter Town Square
Jun16
Theatre & Performing Arts

Comedy Dance Chicago at Northcenter Town Square

Comedy Dance Chicago is ready to share some laughs with you! Join us for our family-friendly comedy dance show at Northcenter Town Square. FREE! What…

Wednesday June 16
7:00 p.m.7:45 p.m.
Northcenter Town Square
4100 N Damen Ave
Shoreline Sightseeing Fireworks Tours
Jun16
Tours & Attractions

Shoreline Sightseeing Fireworks Tours

Shoreline Sightseeing joins all of Chicago in welcoming the return of Navy Pier’s summer Fireworks. Shoreline offers two tour options to take in these dazzling…

Wednesday June 16
8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Navy Pier 66 North Streeter Drive
Shoreline Sightseeing Fireworks Tours
Jun16
Tours & Attractions

Shoreline Sightseeing Fireworks Tours

Shoreline Sightseeing joins all of Chicago in welcoming the return of Navy Pier’s summer Fireworks. Shoreline offers two tour options to take in these dazzling…

Wednesday June 16
8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Navy Pier 66 North Streeter Drive
Daley Plaza City Market
Jun17
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Daley Plaza City Market

Chicago City Markets sell fresh seasonal produce, flowers, prepared foods, unique Chicago-made products and rare finds – at Chicago’s longest running farmers market on Daley…

Thursday June 17
7:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Daley Civic Center
50 W. Washington St.
SOAR Farmer’s Market on the MCA Plaza
Jun17
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

SOAR Farmer’s Market on the MCA Plaza

Every Tuesday, beginning June 1—rain or shine—shop the SOAR Farmer’s Market on the MCA Plaza and support local farmers and producers. This amazing group offers…

Thursday June 17
7:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
MCA Chicago
220 E Chicago Ave
The Sindhu Project: Enigma of Roots
Jun17
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Sindhu Project: Enigma of Roots

The Sindhu Project: Enigma of Roots is a multi-site exhibition debuting at the South Asia Institute in Chicago on June 17, 2021 and will run…

Thursday June 17
11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
South Asia Institute
1925 S. Michigan Ave.
Gateway to the West Loop Food Tour
Jun17
Tours & Attractions

Gateway to the West Loop Food Tour

On our #1 TripAdvisor Rated Gateway To The West Loop Food Tour, you’ll experience an impressive introduction and subsequent deep dive into the West Loop’s…

Thursday June 17
1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
West Loop
Washington & Morgan
MCA Chicago Tuesdays on the Terrace
Jun17
Music & Comedy

MCA Chicago Tuesdays on the Terrace

Summer Tuesdays come alive on the MCA’s Anne and John Kern Terrace Garden with free music highlighting artists from Chicago’s internationally renowned jazz community. Enjoy…

Thursday June 17
5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
MCA Chicago Anne and John Kern Terrace Garden
220 E Chicago Ave
Chicago Dogs vs. Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks
Jun17
Sports & Recreation

Chicago Dogs vs. Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks

Join the Chicago Dogs as they take on the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks at Impact Field in Rosemont. During this “Thirsty Thursday” home game, fans can enjoy…

Thursday June 17
6:00 p.m.
Impact Field
9850 Balmoral Avenue
Pride Month Event: Find Your Family
Jun17
Theatre & Performing Arts

Pride Month Event: Find Your Family

Queer youth who have been shunned or disowned by their families often wonder: What will my life look like? Where is there space for me?…

Thursday June 17
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Live and Virtual Event
2320 W. Chicago Ave.
100 Years Later: The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre
Jun17
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

100 Years Later: The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

The 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Massacre offers a unique opportunity for us as a nation to pay our respects to those who suffered in…

Thursday June 17
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Virtual
Inside/Out with Soul Remedy
Jun17
Music & Comedy

Inside/Out with Soul Remedy

LIVESTREAMED EVENT We return to Studio5 Center for the Performing Arts with Inside/Out for a preview and discussion of a brand-new work in progress –…

Thursday June 17
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre
410 S Michigan Ave Ste 468
Rockin’ in the Park at Parkway Bank Park
Jun17
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Rockin’ in the Park at Parkway Bank Park

Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park entertainment district welcomes summer with the return of “Rockin’ in the Park” free summer concert series! The 2021 series will feature…

Thursday June 17
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Parkway Bank Park
5501 Park Place
Big Teeth Small Shorts Film Festival – Live Screening
Jun17
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Big Teeth Small Shorts Film Festival – Live Screening

The Big Teeth Small Shorts Film Fest is back (after a short hiatus due to COVID) and hosting an in-person, live screening at Burning Bush…

Thursday June 17
8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Burning Bush Brewery
4014 N. Rockwell St.
Sticks & Stones – A Roast Battle Comedy Show
Jun17
Music & Comedy

Sticks & Stones – A Roast Battle Comedy Show

Every Thursday at 8 pm in the Lincoln Lodge Theatre, Chicago’s funniest people say the meanest things to each other! Sticks & Stones may break…

Thursday June 17
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge
2040 N Milwaukee Ave
Netta Yerushalmy’s Paramodernities, Night #2
Jun17
Theatre & Performing Arts

Netta Yerushalmy’s Paramodernities, Night #2

Paramodernities offers an utterly unique hybrid of academic conference, dance performance, and town hall gathering. Join for one evening of these screened dance-experiments or all…

Thursday June 17
8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Indian Boundry Cultural Center
2500 W. Lunt
Project Onward EXHIBITION: Imagined Spaces
Jun18
Virtual Event

Project Onward EXHIBITION: Imagined Spaces

Project Onward exists to give a “visual voice” to artists with neurodiversity in order to tell their stories and change the perceptions of the world. …

Friday June 18
Project Onward
Virtual Event
Yannis Tsarouchis: Dancing in Real Life
Jun18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Yannis Tsarouchis: Dancing in Real Life

Wrightwood 659 is pleased to host the first U.S. exhibition devoted to the work of Yannis Tsarouchis (1910–1989), widely regarded as one of the greatest Greek painters of the…

Friday June 18
Wrightwood 659
659 W. Wrightwood Avenue
The Obama Portraits
Jun18
Aug15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Obama Portraits

In summer 2021 , the Art Institute of Chicago welcomes two acclaimed portraits to its galleries: Kehinde Wiley’s painting of President Barack Obama and Amy…

Friday June 18Sunday August 15
Art Institute of Chicago
111 S. Michigan Ave.
“My Dazzling Queer Fantasy” Gallery Opening
Jun18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

“My Dazzling Queer Fantasy” Gallery Opening

Elephant Room Gallery is excited to be exhibiting Chicago-based artist TotesFerosh’s first solo exhibition this summer during Chicago Pride Month. “My Dazzling Queer Fantasy” opens…

Friday June 18
10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Elephant Room Gallery
704 S Wabash Ave
Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady
Jun18
Tours & Attractions

Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady

#1 boat tour in Chicago according to TripAdvisor user reviews! For more than 25 years, the Chicago Architecture Center’s expertly trained docent volunteers have led…

Friday June 18
11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Chicago’s First Lady Cruises Dock
112 E. Wacker
Get Growing! Expo
Jun18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Get Growing! Expo

Brookfield Zoo is welcoming the Get Growing! Expo June 18-20, Father’s Day weekend, for guests to experience all things gardening AND animals in one visit! Learn how to plant your own vegetable…

Southwest Suburbs

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Friday June 18
11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Get Growing! Expo – Brookfield Zoo
Jun18
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Get Growing! Expo – Brookfield Zoo

Get Growing! Expo Offers Educational Workshops And Interactive Gardening Exhibits and Plant Shopping at Michigan Avenue’s Pioneer Court, North Lawndale’s Stone Temple Baptist Church And…

Southwest Suburbs

Event details
Friday June 18
11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Belvedere Your Way – Pride Week Launch Party featuring Mercedes Tyler
Jun18
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Belvedere Your Way – Pride Week Launch Party featuring Mercedes Tyler

Happy Pride Month! Celebrate pride with Belvedere Vodka & The Northman Beer & Cider Garden. On June 18th The Northman will kick off Pride week…

Friday June 18
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Northman Beer & Cider Garden on The Riverwalk
233 East Riverwalk
Music at The Foundry
Jun18
Music & Comedy

Music at The Foundry

Weekends at The Forge just got better with live music! Starting June 4, you can gather your friends after a fun day of adventure, grab…

Friday June 18
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Forge: Lemont Quarries
1001 Main St
Chicago Dogs vs. Gary SouthShore RailCats
Jun18
Sports & Recreation

Chicago Dogs vs. Gary SouthShore RailCats

Join the Chicago Dogs as they take on the Gary SouthShore RailCats at Impact Field in Rosemont. During this Friday home game, the first 1,500…

Friday June 18
7:00 p.m.
Impact Field
9850 Balmoral Avenue
Gimme the Light Comedy Show! LIVE
Jun18
Music & Comedy

Gimme the Light Comedy Show! LIVE

During the Pandemic Karmen and Sonal started this show on Zoom in February. This June, we are hosting the first live show at Surge Billiards!…

Friday June 18
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Surge Billiards
3716 W Fullerton
Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theatre: “Zafiro Flamenco” 45th Anniversary Festival Performances
Jun18
Music & Comedy

Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theatre: “Zafiro Flamenco” 45th Anniversary Festival Performances

Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theatre in residence at Northeastern Illinois University, performs the three performances under the stars as part of the “Zafiro Flamenco” 45th…

Friday June 18
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie
9501 Skokie Blvd.
Romeo & Juliet Remix
Jun18
Virtual Event

Romeo & Juliet Remix

Clashes in the streets, people yearning for connection but being kept apart, a citywide plague…Shakespeare’s 400 year old tale feels as timely as ever, and…

Friday June 18
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A.B.L.E. – Artists Breaking Limits & Expectations
Virtual Event
Shoreline Sightseeing Brew Cruises
Jun18
Tours & Attractions

Shoreline Sightseeing Brew Cruises

Shoreline Sightseeing Brew Cruises, featuring the craft beers of Chicago’s own Revolution Brewing, are back for summer 2021! A tradition of Chicago’s summer season, the…

Friday June 18
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Navy Pier 66 North Streeter Drive
William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors
Jun18
Theatre & Performing Arts

William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors

One of Shakespeare’s hysterical comedies! Egeon travels to Ephesus with his son Antipholus and servant, Dromio. Antipholus learns that he has a twin brother, separated…

Friday June 18
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Beverly Arts Center
2407 W. 111th Street
The Lincoln Lodge
Jun18
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Lincoln Lodge

The Lincoln Lodge stand-up comedy and variety showcase plays every Friday and Saturday night in Chicago’s glamorous Logan Square! In addition to The Lodge’s rotating…

Friday June 18
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge Theater
2040 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Sola en la pandemia está cañón from the Chicago Latino Theater Alliance
Jun19
Saturday June 19
Joe’s on Weed Street
940 W Weed St
Indie Author Book Expo
Jun19
Theatre & Performing Arts

Indie Author Book Expo

Come meet authors and artist from across the country as we celebrate all things wordy. FREE GIFT BAG for the first 50 shoppers. Enter to…

Saturday June 19
10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The Quarry Chi: Art, Culture, Dining and Entertainment
2423 E 75th St
Sister Outsider
Jun19
Sports & Recreation

Sister Outsider

Sisters in Cinema is exploring South Shore with our new walking program, Sister Outsider, and we want you to join us! Sister Outsider is a…

Saturday June 19
10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Rosenblum Park
7547 S Euclid Avenue
Colectivo Drag Queen Story Hour Chicago
Jun19
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Colectivo Drag Queen Story Hour Chicago

Colectivo is hosting a Drag Queen Story Hour event on Saturday, June 19, 2021 @ 10:30 am. The event serves to provide spaces where children…

Saturday June 19
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Colectivo
2530 N Clark St
Chinatown Lunch Tour
Jun19
Tours & Attractions

Chinatown Lunch Tour

On our #1 TripAdvisor Rated Chinatown Adventure, you’ll enjoy seated dining at five restaurants and bakeries featuring upscale Chinese recipes while navigating Chicago’s historic Chinatown…

Saturday June 19
11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Chinatown
2200 S. Wentworth
Downtown Interior Architecture Walking Tour (“The World Within”)
Jun19
Tours & Attractions

Downtown Interior Architecture Walking Tour (“The World Within”)

Did you know that the #1-ranked tour in Chicago out of 340+ on TripAdvisor is a woman-owned small business consisting of ONLY ONE full-time employee…

Saturday June 19
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
Luau Brunch with Hugo’s ELVIS Tribute Show
Jun19
Music & Comedy

Luau Brunch with Hugo’s ELVIS Tribute Show

A brand NEW special BRUNCH menu featuring $20 Prosecco bottles, various mimosa flavors, spicy bloody mary, all while enjoying a wonderful ELVIS tribute show!!! Seats…

Saturday June 19
12:30 p.m.
Asian Outpost Hawaiian Hideout
1315 S Wabash
Live on the Lake! at Navy Pier
Jun19
Music & Comedy

Live on the Lake! at Navy Pier

Spend your weekend at the Navy Pier Beer Garden and enjoy a diverse array of musical performances. Navy Pier’s weekly live music series features Chicago’s…

Saturday June 19
2:00 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Ave.
Wave Wall Moves at Navy Pier
Jun19
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Wave Wall Moves at Navy Pier

Check out exhilarating dance performances every Saturday from May 29 to September 4. This live dance performance series will take place every Saturday afternoon at…

Saturday June 19
3:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Ave.
Music in the Park: ARRA
Jun19
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Music in the Park: ARRA

ARRA is one of the best and largest drawing classic rock cover bands in the Chicagoland area, and has been for the past 2 decades!…

Saturday June 19
5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Forge: Lemont Quarries
1001 Main St
The Forge Lemont Quarries Music Series
Jun19
Music & Comedy

The Forge Lemont Quarries Music Series

Like music? So do we! The Mount at The Forge: Lemont Quarries is a beautiful, open-air concert and events venue featuring general admission lawn seating.…

Saturday June 19
5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Forge: Lemont Quarries
1001 Main St
Chicago Dogs vs. Gary SouthShore RailCats
Jun19
Sports & Recreation

Chicago Dogs vs. Gary SouthShore RailCats

Join the Chicago Dogs as they take on the Gary SouthShore RailCats at Impact Field in Rosemont. Chicago Dogs games welcome fans of all ages…

Saturday June 19
7:00 p.m.
Impact Field
9850 Balmoral Avenue
Sola en la Pandemia está Cañón
Jun19
Theatre & Performing Arts

Sola en la Pandemia está Cañón

The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance brings renowned Puerto Rican actress and comedian, Marian Pabón, back to Chicago, for the U.S. Premiere of her comedy show,…

Saturday June 19
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Joe’s on Weed St
940 W Weed St
Glenwood Sunday Market
Jun20
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Glenwood Sunday Market

The nonprofit Rogers Park Business Alliance (RPBA) is proud to announce the 12th season of its Glenwood Sunday Market, to be held at 1233-41 W.…

Sunday June 20
9:00 a.m.
Glenwood Sunday Market
1233-41 W. Pratt Blvd.

Chicago Cabaret Week is presented by Chicago Cabaret Professionals, Working In Concert, Acts Of Kindness Cabaret, and The Cabaret Project. For more info or questions please contact the Chicago Cabaret Professionals at (877) 554-7714

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