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Arts in the Dark Halloween procession is tonight

Arts in the Dark Halloween procession is tonight
More than 90 contingents ranging from the likes of Lookingglass Theatre Company and Second City, to guilds of artists including the film makers contingent organized by CineSpace Chicago/CineCares and the Chicago Film Office will be participating in the Arts in the Dark Halloween extravaganza stepping off at 6:00 pm. tonight along State St. (south from... Read more »

Open House Chicago: Bigger than ever for 2018

Open House Chicago: Bigger than ever for 2018
One of the largest architecture festivals in the world, the Chicago Architecture Center’s (CAC) Open House Chicago (OHC) takes place this weekend, Saturday, October 13 and Sunday, October 14 from 9 to 5 both days (some sites have shorter hours so check ahead) at more than 280 sites in city neighborhoods and two suburbs–Oak Park and Evanston.... Read more »

Chicago is #1 again: So says Condé Nast Traveler

Chicago is #1 again: So says  Condé Nast Traveler
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and David Whitaker, President & CEO of Choose Chicago, announced yesterday that for the second consecutive year, Conde Nast Traveler’s readers have voted Chicago as the best big city in the U.S. Of course that’s no surprise to us Chicagoans. From our award-winning restaurants, to our world-renowned cultural institutions and diverse city... Read more »
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Art on theMART kicks-off in a big way

Art on theMART kicks-off in a big way
Art on the Mart may just be the World’s largest canvas The first-of-its-kind for Chicago–a curated series of digital artworks–will be projected across 2.5 acres of theMART’s exterior river-façade, creating the longest-running and largest permanent digital art projection in the world starting this Saturday. According to Mark Kelly, Commissioner of the Department of Cultural Affairs... Read more »

Winter Fun at Gallagher Way: You better believe winter's on its way

Winter Fun at Gallagher Way: You better believe winter's on its way
While many of us are thinking baseball playoffs and hoping to catch a little World Series fever, the folks at Culloton Strategies, a public affairs and media relations firm representing Gallagher Way, are thinking winter. Gallagher Way, previously known as The Park at Wrigley, in the heart of the reinvented Wrigleyville neighborhood and in the shadow of... Read more »

Navy Pier Summer 2018: Fireworks and more!

Navy Pier Summer 2018: Fireworks and more!
Navy Pier is getting into gear for the summer season with 15 weeks of special programming. Here are the highlights: Fireworks are back The Aon Summer Fireworks return to Navy Pier  Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, The 10-minute firework display synchronized to music take place every Wednesday at 9:30 p.m. and Saturday at 10:15 p.m. This... Read more »
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Review: Pretty Woman the musical at Chicago's Oriental Theatre

Review: Pretty Woman the musical at Chicago's Oriental Theatre
Last night was the big night–the highty-anticipated World Premiere of the Broadway-Bound “Pretty Woman: The Musical” at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre. All the stars were out on the red carpet being interviewed, while television crews elbowed for prime position and iphones were held high in order to capture those instagram moments. The excitement was evident as... Read more »

Chicago Flower and Garden Show kicks off spring in Chicago

Chicago Flower and Garden Show kicks off spring in Chicago
Spring is in bloom, March 14-18 at Chicago’s Flower & Garden Show at Navy Pier Whether you are a serious gardner or just tired of winter the Chicago Flower & Garden Show is your ticket to an early spring. Every year around this time thousands of visitors pour into Navy Pier to bask in the... Read more »

Birds of Paradise add color to a gray Chicago winter at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Birds of Paradise add color to a gray Chicago winter at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
How about a taste of New Guinea’s exotic Birds of Paradise to brighten your day? The new exhibition Birds of Paradise: Amazing Avian Evolution, opens today (January 18) and runs through June 16, 2018 at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. The exhibit features equal parts natural history, photography and science that gives visitors an in-depth look into the lives of birds-of-paradise.... Read more »
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New Block of 'Hamilton' tickets on sale

New Block of 'Hamilton' tickets on sale
A new 18 week block of tickets for “Hamilton” at CIBC Theatre (18 W. Monroe) will go on-sale today. Tickets will be available for performances through September 2, 2018. Starting at 10 am. today, December 5, tickets will be available at the CIBC Theatre Box Office, the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line (800-775-2000) and online. The CIBC... Read more »
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