Things To Do
Take advantage of everything Chicago has to offer with our highlights of events, activities and entertainment in and around the city.
The return of ‘Wicked,’ the Hyde Park Jazz Fest, two performances of the Kyiv Ballet and the Reeling film festival are among the things to see and do in the Chicago area.
“Anastasia,” “Fiddler on the Roof,” the Chicago House Music Festival and Conference, and Chicago SummerDance Celebration are among the cool things to see and do in the week ahead.
It’s the only place you can show up, get married at an onsite wedding chapel if you’re so inclined, take a victory lap on a Ferris Wheel and enjoy a whole lotta live music all in one day.
The circus performers, known for giving an interactive show, are looking forward to Chicago’s enthusiastic audiences.
With more than 250 sculptures from cultures across the continent, it is the largest show to date to explore the aesthetic appreciation of these objects through the eyes of their African makers and users and to make clear that their appearance is intimately tied to their function.
Fall music guide 2022: Harry Styles, Lizzo, Lil Nas X, Maneskin among the musicmakers headed to Chicago
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Fall theater guide 2022: ‘Lion King,’ ‘The Notebook,’ and Destinos: Chicago International Latino Theater Festival among the highlights of the season
The curtains are going up on the Chicago area’s stages.
Fall dance preview 2022: Ukraine’s Kyiv City Ballet, Elevate Chicago Dance, Cloud Gate Theatre among season highlights
The Kyiv City Ballet undertakes its first-ever American tour Sept. 16 through Oct. 24, including performances at the Auditorium Theatre.
Big names including Chris Rock, Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer and Kevin James will be performing at the area’s clubs, theaters and arenas.
From Henry Threadgill to Carmen Lundy to Mike Allemana, an eclectic mix awaits at Chicago Jazz Festival
Labor Day weekend will be filled with the sounds of jazz emanating from Millennium Park.
Not since the Dave Matthews Band Caravan in 2011 has there been a jam band event of this scale in the area, with dedicated stages for fans of Americana, psych rock and other experimental styles.
Aykroyd and Jim Belushi will team up to perform at the fest, which also features local blues music and a re-creation of Chicago’s Maxwell Street Market.
The orchestra has become one of the most important classical institutions in Central America and the Caribbean Basin.
Lollapalooza, ‘Fun Home’ and the Newberry Book Fair are among the highlights in the week ahead.
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