For many years, stand-up comic Kellye Howard struggled to be heard, but soon the Chicago-born comedian will be impossible to ignore.
Celia C. Perez at Women & Children First, Ayahuasca Baby at iO, Jorja Smith at Schubas, and more happenings August 21-24
The Annoyance Theatre’s Sad Clown, Chicago Literary Hall of Fame Induction of Roger Ebert, After Dark at the Art Institute of Chicago, and more to do the weekend of 8/18-8/20.
James Brown vs. Charlie Brown, iO’s Musical Improv Festival, and more things to do August 14-17
Rust Belt Chicago: An Anthology release party, Night at the DuSable, Seinfeld Trivia Night, and more happenings August 11-13
Amy Day honors Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Andersonville Dinner Crawl, and more happenings August 7-10
The dazzling custom vehicles on display are “driving works of art.”
Comedy from Moshe Kasher and Natasha Leggero, Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Con, and more happenings from August 4-6
Leftist comedy in Monkey Wrench, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf: The Good Parts, and more happenings 7/31-8/3
Comedian Dwayne Kennedy, MMA fighter-turned-podcaster Brendan Schaub, and more happenings from 7/28-7/30.
John Corbett on Vinyl Freak: Love Letters to a Dying Medium, and more happenings from July 21-23
The film program “Remnants of a Dream” at Gallery 400, Art on Clark, and more happenings from July 17-20
Square Roots Festival, Tamir Rice’s mother at Stony Island Arts Bank, and more happenings from July 7-9
Catch The King and I before it closes, satirize politics with the comedy group Capitol Steps, and more to do this weekend.
The Chicago Mariachi Festival, the Neo-Futurists’ 30 Queer Plays in 60 Straight Minutes, and more happenings from June 23-25