Things To Do

Take advantage of everything Chicago has to offer with our highlights of events, activities and entertainment in and around the city.

Propulsive Lyric Opera staging of the masterpiece pays careful attention to shaping the characters.
The annual festival kicked off Saturday in Millennium Park.
Go for the headliners, but stay for these local up-and-comers worthy of their own spotlight.
The Chicago Gospel Music Festival, ‘The Lloyd Price Musical’ and an Andy Warhol art exhibit are among the highlights of the week ahead.
If you aren’t one of the lucky ones who snagged tickets, or you are and want to start the party early, here are a few ways you can celebrate this week.
Elmhurst Art Museum presents Alex Ross’ realistic take on Captain America, Spider-Man and other comic-book crimefighters.
Choreographer Joshua Bergasse is re-staging the Tony Award-winning musical’s demanding footwork in a Lyric Opera production.
Can telling the truth, and nothing but the truth, truly set you free? Itamar Moses’ comedy explores the answer.
The donated tickets to a Soldier Field concert are being raffled off to benefit students with autism and intellectual disabilities at Roosevelt High School.
The Sueños Music Festival, the Belmont-Sheffield Music Fest, Seal in concert and Navy Pier summer fireworks are among the entertainment highlights in the week ahead.
Donnie Wahlberg and the rest of New Kids on the Block will be in Rosemont this weekend.
Will you be the “Lucky One” that wins a pair of tickets to one of Swift’s three sold-out shows in Chicago?
The annual event, scheduled for Thursday, is organized by the nonprofit organization Uniting Voices.
Here’s our guide to music events in the coming months.
Marvin Quijada’s charming comedy is simply a tour-de-force.
To support her new album, P!nk will embark on a massive stadium tour starting in July. The tour arrives at Wrigley Field on Aug. 12.
Garbage is currently touring in support of its 2021 album “No Gods No Masters,” which Manson says was “much more political than we have ever been and probably ever will be again.”
Known as “Mr. Personality” after his hit song, Price, born in 1933, was a prolific songwriter and gifted singer.
Here’s our guide to comedy performances in the coming months.
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Long Grove Chocolate Fest, and Hitch*Cocktails are among this week’s entertainment highlights.
Food, drinks, music and community flow freely at these Chicago-area festivals and events.
‘I love Chicago so much,’ says the comedian, who structured a sitcom like the ’90s team’s unstoppable offense.
There’s a whole lotta music happening in Chicago this summer outside of the big arena and stadium tours. Here are our picks for shows in more cozy confines.