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Chicago Blues Festival 2015 Lineup: Buddy Guy Headlines

Chicago Blues Festival 2015 Lineup: Buddy Guy Headlines
Robert Johnson is The Father Muddy Waters is The Son Jimi Hendrix is The Holy Spirit …This is the Holy Trinity of The Blues. Sweet home Chicago, home to the classic Chicago blues style will be navigating Muddy Waters with this year’s soul felt line-up of blues legends from the past to the present at... Read more »

Ravinia Festival Hot List for 2015

Ravinia Festival Hot List for 2015
There’s something for everyone at Ravinia Festival, Chicago’s popular summer concert extravaganza under the stars.  North America’s oldest and seemingly its most diverse music festival, that has been compared to an outdoor Carnegie Hall, kicks off its 2015 season on June 13th (through September 12th). Whether sitting on the expansive lawn, under a canopy of... Read more »

Auditorium Theatre’s 125th Season: Made in Chicago Movie Series and More

Auditorium Theatre’s 125th Season: Made in Chicago Movie Series and More
The Auditorium Theatre’s 125th Anniversary season celebration continues tonight, March 19, with its Made in Chicago Movie Series. The Lobby of the Theatre will be transformed into a “Batcave” to celebrate the free screening Christopher Nolan’s blockbuster hit, “The Dark Knight.” The evening kicks off at 6 p.m. with a Superhero photo booth, a special... Read more »
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Chicago Summer 2015: Calendar of Festivals and Events

Chicago Summer 2015: Calendar of Festivals and Events
Show Me Chicago has put together our annual calendar of Chicago’s biggest and best, oldest and newest festivals and events for the summer of 2015.  It’s time to party Chicago. Put these events on your calendar and check back for more to be added as dates are announced/confirmed. MAY 2015 Chicago Kids and Kites Festival ... Read more »

Under Armour On The Mag Mile: A Sneak Peek Inside

Under Armour On The Mag Mile: A Sneak Peek Inside
Although it will be a couple of more months before the ivy turns green at Wrigley Field, you can see an impressive facsimile of the beloved Wrigley Field flora on the 25’  x 12’ living ivy wall at Under Armour–just one of the many features of the Mag Mile’s newest resident. On Friday, March 6, the... Read more »

15 Don’t Miss Events for March 2015

15 Don’t Miss Events for March 2015
March is here and spring is in the air. You can feel it, you can see it, you can even smell it.  St. Patrick’s celebrations in Chicago are like nowhere else–but that’s not all–March is busting out all over with fun events, places to go and things to do. Here are 15 happenings to add... Read more »
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Chinese New Year 2015: Guide to Chicago Citywide Events

Chinese New Year 2015: Guide to Chicago Citywide Events
Chinese New Year is big in Chicago.  With one of the largest Chinatowns in North America and a city that loves to party, Chicago has put together two event-filled weeks to kick off “The Year of the Sheep.” Chicago’s Chinese New Year celebrations tend to be especially festive and colorful and are a welcome respite... Read more »

Escape to the Chicago Botanic Garden Orchid Show

Escape to the Chicago Botanic Garden Orchid Show
The Chicago Botanic Garden is offering a great winter escape sans the air fare at their second annual Orchid Show, Saturday, February 14 through Sunday, March 15. The 10,000 exotic, fragrant and vibrant blooming orchids of yellow, orange, red, pink, purple and blue offer a balmy oasis to greet visitors at the Garden’s Regenstein Center... Read more »

Perfect Timing for Snow Days 2015 at Navy Pier

Perfect Timing for Snow Days 2015 at Navy Pier
PLEASE NOTE:  Due to warm weather conditions coupled with expected rain, all outdoor Snow Days Chicago activities have been canceled for Sunday, February 8. Indoor activities are still on.  For a list of Snow Sculpture winners see bottom of this post. Just as Chicago is digging out of their fifth biggest snow storm in history,... Read more »
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CSO at the Movies presents The Godfather Live

CSO at the Movies presents The Godfather Live
The CSO at the Movie Series, a hot ticket at Symphony Center since its inception in 2004, will be showcasing Francis Ford Coppola’s Academy Award ®– winning film The Godfather on Tuesday, February 3 and Wednesday, February 4. In this “special events” series, audiences are treated to live music from the entire score of the... Read more »
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