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Enjoy a variety of fitness/wellness classes along the lake throughout the day during the Lakefront Fitness & Music Festival on Saturday, August 28. The event will include group exercises, local DJs, field games, adult beverages and a farmers market. Explore a variety of fitness classes a…

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Join the cast of world class acrobats every weekend for a sexy and sensual burlesque circus style cabaret and dinner show coming to River North. 

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"Meet Me on the Mile," a new outdoor series presented by the Magnificent Mile Association in conjunction with the city of Chicago, will celebrate the city's reopening and support cultural institutions and local businesses through summer programming.

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The new Neon and Light Museum pop-up invites guests to stand in, under and around some seventy professional neon and light-based sculptures in a dramatic immersive exhibition opening in River North, 325 West Huron Street (formerly the site of Naçional 27), Thursday, September 9 for a limited…

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Lyric Opera of Chicago will host live performances of two Italian works at the Lyric Opera House for the company's 67th season, which launches this fall.

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A new program created by the Chicago Loop Alliance will take Windy City residents on a free outdoor exhibition of downtown mural art. 

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A brand new art fair, EDITIONS, will debut at Navy Pier, Sept, 23-26. The brainchild of EXPO Chicago founder Tony Karman, the four-day event will host international print, photography and art book dealers and publishers. The fair has been created in affiliation with leading international art…

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My mom and dad divorced when I was 2. I don’t remember this, but do remember that, for my formative years, I felt like I was split in two. I shouldn’t complain, I know how lucky I was to have two parents who loved me, but sometimes I wish I'd had them both together in the same space.My dad, …

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This year's 93rd Academy Awards will be broadcast from its new location at Union Station in Los Angeles with a remote from London. A Red Carpet will have limited attendance due to Covid restrictions. And, according to film critic Richard Roeper, there will be a record number of minority nomi…

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The Chicago History Museum's plans for a multifaceted park beautification project is scheduled for a fall unveiling. Named for long-time Chicago civic leaders and supporters of the Museum, the Richard M. and Shirley H. Jaffee History Trail will feature a path around the Museum, renovations t…

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Cinema/Chicago's International CineYouth Festival will present its biggest lineup ever for a global event spotlighting a diverse selection of 102 international short films in the festival’s first virtual edition. Running May 6-13, the films, created by filmmakers 22 years-old and younger, wi…

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The Service Club of Chicago will host its popular annual hat luncheon, this year themed "Desperately Seeking Fashion" on Friday, May 21. Keynote speaker will be Sandy Schreier, the famed fashion curator and historian. 

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Artopia, a future-forward immersive art exhibit, is coming April 16 to a gorgeous 32,000 square ft. venue, Morgan Manufacturing (401 N. Morgan)! The exhibit will feature large-scale light art installations, interactive projection mapping, sound reactive LEDs and murals from some of Chicago’s…

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The Chicago Children's Theatre and the Negaunee Music Institute at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra have teamed up to create "Maybe Something Beautiful," a virtual short film based on a children's book about a young girl who brings positivity to her neighborhood through her artwork.  

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Starting in March, Chicago Shakespeare Theater will debut a series of virtual productions that will be filmed live in the theater's performance spaces and streamed on-demand for viewers at home through the new Chicago ShakesSTREAM website.

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A new exhibit presented by the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, "Mandela: Struggle for Freedom," shines a spotlight on the life and legacy of former South African president and anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela.

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Marvel comic fans, mask and suit up — the “Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes” exhibit is set to take place next month at the Chicago Museum of Sciences and Industries, making it the world’s largest interactive Marvel Comics exhibit.