Entertainment Guide

Like the seasons, Chicago’s live entertainment landscape is always changing. Here’s a look at what’s happening on stages across the area.

From parties, street festivals, family fun and much more, here’s what’s on Chicago’s Pride 2024 calendar.
The June 21-22 event is one of the latest music festivals to emerge in the suburbs.
Amazing music will fill the Chicago area this summer — you’ll be jamming from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
There’s certainly no shortage of things to do, eat, drink, hear and experience in the Chicago area this summer. So get out there and explore these festivals and special events.
This daring foursome, which was seen as too edgy and out there for many traditional chamber-music and performing arts series when it began performing in 1973, has since become an esteemed fixture of the international classical-music scene.
Seth Meyers, Joel Kim Booster, Hasan Minhaj and Cameron Esposito are among the comedians heading our way.
Many who know the independent-minded proto-feminist’s iconic paintings of flowers and the American Southwest may be surprised that from 1925 to 1930, she also created around 25 scenes of Manhattan, where she was living.
Looking for creative ways to entertain the kids or have a family night out this summer? Consider these special events, concerts and experiences in the Chicago area.
When it came time to figure out a good spot for the new album release show for “Sunday Morning Put-On,” the Green Mill was a natural choice.
If you are avoiding the massive touring shows, here are some alternatives — both free and ticketed — that will keep you busy through Labor Day.
New films from directors of ‘Poor Things,’ ‘Boyhood’ and ‘Knock at the Cabin’ also on their way to the multiplexes.
David Kwong says he’s created 22 puzzles for the New York Times, which may seem low compared to other prolific constructors, but his are deviously hard to solve.
Roberto “Beto” Vargas, cocurador de la exhibición del Museo Nacional de Arte Mexicano, empezó a revisar los archivos familiares después de que su hija le pidiera escuchar de su tío abuelo y fundador del Mariachi Potosino, José Cruz Alba.
Roberto “Beto” Vargas, co-curator of the National Museum of Mexican Art show, began sifting through family archives after his daughter asked to hear a story about her great-uncle and the founder of Mariachi Potosino, José Cruz Alba.
The hugely popular Chicago event brought thousands of swimmers to Lake Michigan — but as the viral event grew, so did safety concerns.
El sexto Festival anual de Michelada regresa al sur de Chicago los días 13 y 14 de julio, con Oakwood Beach como su nueva sede designada.
The sixth annual Michelada Festival returns to Chicago’s South Side on July 13 and 14, with Oakwood Beach as its designated new venue.
“This is what the community really asked for,” Ald. Walter Burnett said of improvements coming to Touhy-Herbert Park.