For several years now, the heart of the Chicago Jazz Festival has been in Millennium Park. This year the four days of the fest also include programming at the Cultural Center (from 11 AM till 5:15 PM on Thursday, September 1) and a lunchtime show at the Maxwell Street Market on Sunday, September 4. Around […]
Today kicks off the 50th year for Fiesta del Sol, which organizers call the “largest Latino festival of its kind in the country.” The festival is a dizzying combination of workshops, vendors, expos, family and wellness activities, and more taking over Cermak from Laflin to Morgan through Sunday. Music is a big part of the […]
Let’s get into it, revelers, there’s a lot of stuff to do both online and off in the next few days! FRI 1/21 Fish (and visitors) are said to go bad after three days, but Fillet of Solo has been keeping it fresh for 25 years. Originally created by Sharon Evans for Live Bait Theater, […]
COVID relief grants are taking their time arriving, but the compilation Situation Chicago 2 benefits CIVL’s SAVE Emergency Relief Fund right now.
This week features an outdoor group exhibition of posters curated by Someoddpilot and Public Works.
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Post-everything fusion band Je’raf celebrate their debut album, Nicky Flowers resuscitates a Morrissey-tweaking all-synth Smiths cover project, and more.
Saxophonist Hunter Diamond debuts four free shows’ worth of new material at the Whistler, Matthew Rachman Gallery opens a new exhibit of Wesley Willis’s artwork, and more.
DJ Scary Lady Sarah’s Nocturna party turns 30 this weekend, the new What’s for Brek-Fest takes over the Wicker Park Emporium, and more.
Indie Boots Theater Festival, Bit Bash Takeover, and more happenings from May 8-11
Dmitry Samarov’s exhibit “In Taverns,” Hidden Figures Revealed, Drunk [Redacted] Talks, and more happenings from March 20-23
Ty Segall hangs his first art show in Chicago, hip-hop showcase All Smiles puts together a top-shelf March lineup, and more.
The science behind Sharknado, Chicago’s Creative Identity with Joi Ito, and more happenings from March 13-16
Self-Care as Warfare, First Bites Bash, and more happenings from January 23-26
Ice Cream Beer Social, Kim Kong: Comedy Monster, and more happenings from January 16-19.