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Radiological Society of North America 12:00 pm
Radiological Society of North Am... @ McCormick Place
Nov 30 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 5 @ 1:00 pm
Radiological Society of North America  @ McCormick Place  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA®) is an international society of radiologists, medical physicists and other medical professionals with more than 53,000 members from 140 countries across the globe. This is the most exciting year yet to attend the RSNA annual meeting. We have a variety of activities planned to celebrate 100 years of the annual meeting with you, Continue Reading
H.M.S. Pinafore 8:00 pm
H.M.S. Pinafore @ The Den Theatre
Dec 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
H.M.S. Pinafore @ The Den Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Hypocrites, in the style of their “Pirates of Penzance” and “Mikado,” re-imagine Gilbert and Sullivan’s “HMS Pinafore,” an operetta about a captain’s daughter who’s in love with a lowly sailor. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 Continue Reading
Marz Geighties Karaoke Freak-out 9:00 pm
Marz Geighties Karaoke Freak-out @ Maria's Packaged Goods & Community Bar
Dec 1 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Marz Geighties Karaoke Freak-out @ Maria's Packaged Goods & Community Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
St1le & RK (Reuben Kincaid) host this party, which focuses on singing the best and worst of 1980s pop songs.  We will be singing 80s jams with the head brewers and owners of Against the Grain, Gigantic and Takeshi Brew from 8 PM – Midnight. We will select your 80s new wave jams from the inter-web YouTube Karoake machine and Continue Reading
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Chicago Bulls v Dallas Mavericks 7:00 pm
Chicago Bulls v Dallas Mavericks @ United Center
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago Bulls v Dallas Mavericks @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the legendary Chicago Bulls hit the court to play the Dallas Mavericks at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band and Continue Reading
A Chanticleer Christmas 7:30 pm
A Chanticleer Christmas @ Fourth Presbyterian Church
Dec 2 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
A Chanticleer Christmas @ Fourth Presbyterian Church | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From December 2, 2014 – December 3, 2014 Chanticleer returns to Chicago for its annual holiday performances of A Chanticleer Christmas at Fourth Presbyterian Church, located along The Magnificent Mile. Based in San Francisco, the 12-voice male a capella ensemble has developed a remarkable reputation as “an orchestra of voices,” and the group’s Christmas concert provides a pleasing and joyous Continue Reading
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Brew Lights 5:30 pm
Brew Lights @ Lincoln Park Zoo
Dec 3 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Brew Lights @ Lincoln Park Zoo | Chicago | Illinois | United States
For one night only, join Louis Glunz Beer, Inc. for a special night of beer sampling at Lincoln Park Zoo during Brew Lights, a new evening of the zoo’s famous ZooLights. From stouts to pale ales, a dozen varieties of beer will be available at several different taps throughout the zoo. Sample 4 oz. pours as holiday lights illuminate the Continue Reading
Chicago Blackhawks v St. Louis Blues 7:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v St. Louis B... @ United Center
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v St. Louis Blues @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the Chicago Blackhawks hit the ice to play the St. Louis Blues at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band and Orchestra Conference Continue Reading
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One of a Kind Show and Sale® Chicago 11:00 am
One of a Kind Show and Sale® Chi... @ The Merchandise Mart
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am – Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm
One of a Kind Show and Sale® Chicago @ The Merchandise Mart | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The 14th annual One of a Kind Show and Sale® Chicago returns to the Merchandise Mart with a new year of unique and skillfully handcrafted goods, offering shoppers thousands of one-of-a-kind holiday gift options. More than 600 juried artists – 200 new at this year’s show – from across North America will showcase their imaginative, handmade creations at this year’s Continue Reading
Hubbard Street Dance – Winter Series 2014 6:06 am
Hubbard Street Dance – Winter Se... @ Museum of Contemporary Art
Dec 4 @ 6:06 am – 7:06 am
Hubbard Street Dance - Winter Series 2014 @ Museum of Contemporary Art | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From December 4, 2014 – December 7, 2014 Hubbard Street returns to the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago’s Edlis Neeson Theater for a third consecutive year, with a Winter Series featuring three ascendant contemporary choreographers: 2013 MacArthur Fellow Kyle Abraham, RUBBERBANDance Group founder and artistic director Victor Quijada, and Hubbard Street alumna Robyn Mineko Williams. Fun fact: All three artists Continue Reading
Chicago Bears v Dallas Cowboys 7:15 pm
Chicago Bears v Dallas Cowboys @ Soldier Field
Dec 4 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Chicago Bears v Dallas Cowboys @ Soldier Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the Chicago Bears play the Dallas Cowboys live at Soldier Field! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band and Orchestra Conference The Midwest Clinic Continue Reading
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International Power sports Dealer Expo 10:00 am
International Power sports Deale... @ McCormick Place - West Building
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – Dec 7 @ 11:00 am
International Power sports Dealer Expo @ McCormick Place - West Building | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Dealer news International Power sports Dealer Expo 2014 Dealer Expo expands from its longtime home in Indianapolis to larger quarters in Chicago to deliver more products, more training, more networking and more excitement to the powersports industry’s annual gathering. Retailers attending the 2014 Dealer Expo will have automatic access to a vast curriculum of training and educational programs, from service Continue Reading
Chicago Blackhawks v Montreal Canadiens 7:30 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Montreal Ca... @ United Center
Dec 5 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Montreal Canadiens @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the Chicago Blackhawks hit the ice to play the Montreal Canadiens at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band and Orchestra Continue Reading
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Do-Division Holiday 11:00 am
Do-Division Holiday @ Division St. from Ashland to Leavitt
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am – Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm
Do-Division Holiday @ Division St. from Ashland to Leavitt | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Holiday shoppers are urged to refocus attention on the small, independent businesses in one of the most charming retailer corridors, West Division. On the weekend of December 6th and 7th, Division between Ashland and Leavitt is again transforming into Do-Division Holiday, a neighborhood “festival-like” atmosphere unlike anywhere else in the city or suburbs this holiday season. The free event invites Continue Reading
Renegade Craft Fair: December Market 11:00 am
Renegade Craft Fair: December Ma... @ Bridgeport Arts Center
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am – Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm
Renegade Craft Fair: December Market @ Bridgeport Arts Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the best work from contemporary indie-craft artists at the Renegade Craft Fair: December Market, held in our city’s Bridgeport neighborhood. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Continue Reading
Chicago Bulls v Golden State Warriors 7:00 pm
Chicago Bulls v Golden State War... @ United Center
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago Bulls v Golden State Warriors @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the legendary Chicago Bulls hit the court to play the Golden State Warriors at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band Continue Reading
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Great Russian Nutcracker 3:00 pm
Great Russian Nutcracker @ Rosemont Theatre
Dec 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Great Russian Nutcracker @ Rosemont Theatre | Des Plaines | Illinois | United States
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is the holiday tradition for families in over 70 North American cities. Exclusive to the Great Russian Nutcracker is the Dove of Peace, with a 20ft wingspan and created by 2 dancers moving as one; Russian folk legends Father Christmas/Ded Moroz and Snow Maiden/Snegurochka who escort Masha and Nutcracker Prince to the Land of Peace Continue Reading
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Attila 6:00 pm
Attila @ House of Blues
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Attila @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See Attila live during the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour with special guests Crown the Empire, Like Moths To Flames and Sworn In December 8 at House of Blues! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am Continue Reading
Justin Timberlake 8:00 pm
Justin Timberlake @ United Center
Dec 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Justin Timberlake @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See Justin Timberlake live during The 20/20 Experience World Tour December 8 at the United Center! Thanks to overwhelming demand, Justin Timberlake announced that the, globally celebrated, 20/20 Experience World Tour will return to North America this fall, including a stop in Chicago on December 8! The 20/20 Experience is already hailed by critics as one of the year’s best Continue Reading
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Living the History 6:00 pm
Living the History @ Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Living the History @ Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Come celebrate the Auditorium Theatre’s 125th birthday with this one-night-only, once-in-a-lifetime evening filled with music, movement, and memories! Starring Patti LuPone and John Mahoney and featuring members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass, the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Apollo Chorus; dancers from Joffrey Ballet and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; and music from a rock band composed of Continue Reading
I Love Lucy® Live On Stage 7:30 pm
I Love Lucy® Live On Stage @ Bank of America Theatre
Dec 9 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
I Love Lucy® Live On Stage @ Bank of America Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From December 9, 2014 – December 14, 2014 An “out-of-body experience for ‘Lucy’ fans” according to Showbiz Chicago, I Love Lucy® Live On Stage takes audience members back to 1952 as members of the Desilu Playhouse studio audience where they await the filming of two hilarious and oh-so-familiar I Love Lucy® episodes, The Benefit and Lucy Has Her Eyes Examined. Continue Reading
Skinny Puppy 7:30 pm
Skinny Puppy @ The Vic Theatre
Dec 9 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Skinny Puppy @ The Vic Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Skinny Puppy is a Canadian industrial music group, formed in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 1982. The group is widely considered to be one of the founders of the electro-industrial genre. See Skinny Puppy live with special guests VNV Nation, Haujobb and Youth Code December 9 at The Vic! Admission: Ages: 18+ Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Continue Reading
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Chicago Bulls v Brooklyn Nets 8:00 pm
Chicago Bulls v Brooklyn Nets @ United Center
Dec 10 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chicago Bulls v Brooklyn Nets @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the legendary Chicago Bulls hit the court to play the Brooklyn Nets at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band and Continue Reading
The Smartest Man in the World Proopcast 8:00 pm
The Smartest Man in the World Pr... @ UP Comedy Club
Dec 10 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Smartest Man in the World Proopcast @ UP Comedy Club | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Greg Proops brings his wildly popular Proopcast to the UP stage once again. It’s just Proops and you. There’s no fanfare. Proops takes center stage at small table and chair setup with a single microphone. Then he’s off. An hour of great conversation that flies by at a breakneck clip. He crams the feeling of a great two-way conversation into Continue Reading
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Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band 7:30 pm
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band @ United Center
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band announced they will hit the road in support of Seger’s first new studio album in eight years, RIDE OUT, with their 2014 / 2015 RIDE OUT TOUR. The tour will be Seger’s most extensive since his Face The Promise Tour and will give Seger & his Silver Bullet Band the opportunity to perform Continue Reading
Joey Coco Diaz 8:30 pm
Joey Coco Diaz @ Zanies Comedy Club
Dec 11 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Joey Coco Diaz @ Zanies Comedy Club | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From December 11, 2014 – December 12, 2014 Sometimes it takes a huge movie role or a part in a popular television series to put a Stand Up comedian on the radar, with Joey Coco Diaz it was a #1 Comedy album on iTunes and Billboard that did the trick. Joey has done films and television but it was a Continue Reading
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Chicago Bulls v Portland Trail Blazers 6:00 pm
Chicago Bulls v Portland Trail B... @ United Center
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Chicago Bulls v Portland Trail Blazers @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the legendary Chicago Bulls hit the court to play the Portland Trail Blazers at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band Continue Reading
Brian Regan 7:30 pm
Brian Regan @ The Chicago Theatre
Dec 12 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Brian Regan @ The Chicago Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Critics and peers agree that Brian Regan has distinguished himself as one of the premier comedians in the country. The perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality, Brian fills theaters nationwide with fervent fans that span generations. Brian solidified his place on The Late Show with David Letterman in 2013 with his 25th appearance, the most of any comedian on Continue Reading
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Breakfast with Santa 8:30 am
Breakfast with Santa @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Dec 13 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Breakfast with Santa @ Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe | Illinois | United States
From December 13, 2014 – December 14, 2014 Enjoy a breakfast buffet at the Chicago Botanic Garden, plus a visit with Santa! You’ll also have exclusive access to the Wonderland Express exhibit. Hours 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference Continue Reading
Andrea Bocelli 8:00 pm
Andrea Bocelli @ Allstate Arena
Dec 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Andrea Bocelli @ Allstate Arena | Rosemont | Illinois | United States
See Andrea Bocelli live, joined by conductor Eugene Kohn, soprano Maria Aleida, featured violinist Caroline Campbell, and Tony and Grammy Award winner Heather Headley, for an evening of soaring arias, famed love songs, and crossover hits December 13 at Allstate Arena! Admission Parking: $13-$20 (cash only) Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec Continue Reading
Dave Koz and Friends 8:00 pm
Dave Koz and Friends @ The Chicago Theatre
Dec 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dave Koz and Friends @ The Chicago Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See Dave Koz and Friends live during their 2014 Christmas Tour with special guests Jonathan Butler, Christopher Cross and Maysa December 13 at The Chicago Theatre! While jolly ol’ St. Nick is busy making his list and checking it twice, Santa Koz is coming to town. Multi-GRAMMY® nominee and saxophonist extraordinaire Dave Koz has become synonymous with the season, thanks Continue Reading
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HoliDose 10:00 am
HoliDose @ Morgan Manufacturing Co.
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
HoliDose @ Morgan Manufacturing Co. | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Get a HoliDose: the food, fashion and gifts to celebrate and give to the ones you love. An ever-dynamic marketplace devoted to showcasing the finest designers, chefs, makers, bakers, entrepreneurs and artists, Dose is the place to discover those in Chicago doing the holidays right. There’s no better way to buy for everyone on your list! Admission Tickets include free Continue Reading
Chicago Blackhawks v Calgary Flames 7:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Calgary Flames @ United Center
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Calgary Flames @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the Chicago Blackhawks hit the ice to play the Calgary Flames at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band and Orchestra Continue Reading
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Chicago Bears v New Orleans Saints 7:30 pm
Chicago Bears v New Orleans Saints @ Soldier Field
Dec 15 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago Bears v New Orleans Saints @ Soldier Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the Chicago Bears play the New Orleans Saints live at Soldier Field! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band and Orchestra Conference The Midwest Continue Reading
The Pedway Tour 10:30 pm
The Pedway Tour @ Leo Burnett
Dec 15 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
The Pedway Tour @ Leo Burnett | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Come along for a “strange, fun and unique tour (that) takes you through one of the city’s least understood spaces, the Chicago Pedway,” according to an announcement. The Pedway, a web of walkways between buildings that keep their pedestrians out of the elements, is “a lot more than convenience stores and Dunkin’ Donuts.” Even though, of course, seven Dunkin Donuts Continue Reading
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Chicago Blackhawks v Minnesota Wild 7:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Minnesota Wild @ United Center
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Minnesota Wild @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the Chicago Blackhawks hit the ice to play the Minnesota Wild at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band and Orchestra Continue Reading
Upstairs at the Annoyance 8:00 pm
Upstairs at the Annoyance @ The Annoyance Theatre
Dec 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Upstairs at the Annoyance @ The Annoyance Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Enjoy a comedy show curated by Alex Honnet and Caitlin Stephan.  Alex Honnet hails from Boston MA, he saw his first long form improv show in spring of 2004 and was instantly hooked. After performing short form in college he moved to Chicago in Spring of 2008 and made up for lost time immersing himself in the Chicago Improv scene Continue Reading
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International Band and Orchestra Conference 7:00 am
International Band and Orchestra... @ McCormick Place - West Building
Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm
International Band and Orchestra Conference  @ McCormick Place - West Building | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Midwest Clinic-International Band and Orchestra Conference The Midwest Clinic began on Dec. 7, 1946, when approximately 120 directors from the Chicago area assembled in a YWCA gymnasium on Chicago’s West Side for a six-hour clinic and new music reading session. Over the years, the focus of The Midwest Band Clinic has remained on bringing international music directors into contact Continue Reading
Los Lobos 8:00 pm
Los Lobos @ City Winery
Dec 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Los Lobos @ City Winery | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See Los Lobos live December 17-19 at the intimate settings of City Winery! City Winery features musical performances almost every night of the week! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ Continue Reading
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass 3:00 pm
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass @ Symphony Center
Dec 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass @ Symphony Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Renowned as the finest orchestral brass players in the world, the CSO Brass return for their annual appearance with their trademark virtuosity and precision on a program of traditional favorites and symphonic masterworks arranged for brass ensemble. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Continue Reading
Adler After Dark – Dec 2014 6:30 pm
Adler After Dark – Dec 2014 @ Adler Planetarium
Dec 18 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Adler After Dark - Dec 2014 @ Adler Planetarium | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Explore Adler Planetarium after hours during this 21+ event. On the third Thursday of each month, Adler becomes a playground for adults as they explore various exhibitions, peek through the Doane Observatory telescope or participate in a demonstration. It’s great for groups or an adventerous date with your significant other. Each month features different activities and drink specials, including a Continue Reading
Chicago Bulls v New York Knicks 7:00 pm
Chicago Bulls v New York Knicks @ United Center
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago Bulls v New York Knicks @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the legendary Chicago Bulls hit the court to play the New York Knicks at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band Continue Reading
Brandenburg Concertos 7:30 pm
Brandenburg Concertos @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance
Dec 18 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Brandenburg Concertos @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in the return of the popular holiday favorite Brandenburg Concertos. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band Continue Reading
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The Rack of Khan: A Star Trek Burlesque 9:00 pm
The Rack of Khan: A Star Trek Bu... @ Gorilla Tango Theatre
Dec 19 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Rack of Khan: A Star Trek Burlesque @ Gorilla Tango Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
In this parody of the classic TV show, Captain James T. Kirk, Mr. Spock and the entire Enterprise crew have been transformed into smart, sexy women and must time travel to enlist the help of Worf, Captain Picard and Ms. Data. Admission: Above 18 years. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Continue Reading
Blacklight Blackout 10:00 pm
Blacklight Blackout @ Exit
Dec 19 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Blacklight Blackout @ Exit | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The dance floor is covered with blacklights and people are encouraged to come in clothing that will glow. Guests can get glow-in-the-dark bracelets, take advantage of body painting and enjoy no cover charge. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Continue Reading
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Taiko Legacy 11 and Reduction 3:00 pm
Taiko Legacy 11 and Reduction @ Museum of Contemporary Art
Dec 20 @ 3:00 pm – Dec 21 @ 4:00 pm
Taiko Legacy 11 and Reduction @ Museum of Contemporary Art | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Directed by Tatsu Aoki, a diverse range of music and dance artists from Tokyo, San Francisco, and Chicago converge at MCA Stage for two distinct programs, tracing taiko drumming’s evolution. Taiko Legacy 11, a perennial favorite of families, is performed by three generations of drummers representing today’s vibrant pan-Asian heritage. Artists include Dohee Lee and Melody Tanaka, performance artist Fujima Continue Reading
CBS Sports Classic 12:00 pm
CBS Sports Classic @ United Center
Dec 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
CBS Sports Classic @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
CBS Sports is bringing together four of the nation’s most prestigious college basketball teams: Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio State and UCLA, for a new college basketball showcase, the CBS Sports Classic. See it live December 20 at the United Center! Fun fact: These four schools have combined to win 25 National Championships and are among the winningest college basketball programs Continue Reading
Christmas Concert 2:00 pm
Christmas Concert @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Dec 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Christmas Concert @ Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe | Illinois | United States
Get into the holiday spirit with a Christmas Brass Concert, featuring festive holiday favorites in Alsdorf Auditorium. Your ticket also includes access to the Wonderland Express exhibit. Hours: 2 & 4 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec Continue Reading
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Chicago Bears v Detroit Lions 12:00 pm
Chicago Bears v Detroit Lions @ Soldier Field
Dec 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Chicago Bears v Detroit Lions @ Soldier Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the Chicago Bears play the Detroit Lions live at Soldier Field! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band and Orchestra Conference The Midwest Clinic Continue Reading
Chicago Blackhawks v Toronto Maple Leafs 6:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Toronto Map... @ United Center
Dec 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Toronto Maple Leafs @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the Chicago Blackhawks hit the ice to play the Toronto Maple Leafs at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band and Continue Reading
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Hot Chocolate with Mrs. Claus 11:00 am
Hot Chocolate with Mrs. Claus @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Hot Chocolate with Mrs. Claus @ Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe | Illinois | United States
Bring your family to the Chicago Botanic Garden for a special holiday experience – hot chocolate and cookies with Mrs. Claus! Your ticket also includes access to the Wonderland Express exhibit. Hours: 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Continue Reading
Chicago Bulls v Toronto Raptors 7:00 pm
Chicago Bulls v Toronto Raptors @ United Center
Dec 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago Bulls v Toronto Raptors @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the legendary Chicago Bulls hit the court to play the Toronto Raptors at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band and Continue Reading
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Chicago Blackhawks v Winnipeg Jets 7:30 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Winnipeg Jets @ United Center
Dec 23 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Winnipeg Jets @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the Chicago Blackhawks hit the ice to play the Winnipeg Jets at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band and Orchestra Continue Reading
Proxy Morons Comedy Showcase 8:00 pm
Proxy Morons Comedy Showcase @ Blokes and Birds Public House and Karaoke Lounge
Dec 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Proxy Morons Comedy Showcase @ Blokes and Birds Public House and Karaoke Lounge | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Proxy Morons is a unique comedy showcase that features stand-up, solo characters, comedic musical acts, and twisted comedy games every Tuesday at Blokes & Birds. The show is free, and anyone in the restaurant service industry gets 50% off food and drink! There’s also a great karaoke party after the show that lasts until midnight. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Continue Reading
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Christmas Eve Dinner Cruise 6:00 pm
Christmas Eve Dinner Cruise @ Navy Pier
Dec 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Christmas Eve Dinner Cruise @ Navy Pier  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Christmas Eve Dinner Cruise – Spirit of Chicago Bring the whole family aboard Spirit of Chicago and celebrate Christmas Eve on the water. Enjoy their delicious dinner buffet menu, a festive holiday atmosphere, DJ entertainment and stunning views of the Chicago skyline. Hours Board: 6 p.m. Cruise: 7 – 9:30 p.m. Admission Ticket price does not include taxes and fees. Continue Reading
The Social Takeover comedy show 8:00 pm
The Social Takeover comedy show @ Laugh Factory
Dec 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Social Takeover comedy show @ Laugh Factory | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Check out this hilarious, original show, THE SOCIAL TAKEOVER. Join some of Chicago’s best comedians including your host Michael Larimer and a hilarious panel of Chicago’s finest comedians, as they choose (willing) audience members to come on stage, log onto their Facebook Page (which will be displayed on the larger-than-life big projector screen behind them for the entire audience to Continue Reading
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Chicago Bulls V Los Angeles Lakers 7:00 pm
Chicago Bulls V Los Angeles Lakers @ United Center
Dec 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago Bulls V Los Angeles Lakers @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the legendary Chicago Bulls hit the court to play the Los Angeles Lakers at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band Continue Reading
Dubstep Glow Dance Party 9:00 pm
Dubstep Glow Dance Party @ Club-E
Dec 25 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dubstep Glow Dance Party @ Club-E | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Step under the lights, dance and enjoy drink specials as weekly guest deejays get this party underway. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band and Continue Reading
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MAS/ICNA 2014 Annual Meeting 9:00 am
MAS/ICNA 2014 Annual Meeting @ McCormick Place - North Building
Dec 26 @ 9:00 am – Dec 28 @ 10:00 am
MAS/ICNA 2014 Annual Meeting  @ McCormick Place - North Building | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Welcome to the 2013 MAS-ICNA Annual Convention. This event is open to the public. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band and Orchestra Conference The Continue Reading
Kwanzaa Daily Candle Lighting Ceremonies 12:00 pm
Kwanzaa Daily Candle Lighting Ce... @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Dec 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Kwanzaa Daily Candle Lighting Ceremonies @ DuSable Museum of African American History | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From December 26, 2014 - January 1, 2015 Join the DuSable Museum for their annual Kwanzaa Holiday Celebration. Kwanzaa is a 7 day celebration originated in the United States and is now celebrated throughout the African Diaspora. Kwanzaa was created by Dr. Maulana Karenga and this celebration honors African-American heritage, history, and culture through the seven principles known as Nguzo Saba. Agenda Continue Reading
Holiday Magic 4:00 pm
Holiday Magic @ Brookfield Zoo/Chicago Zoological Society
Dec 26 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Holiday Magic @ Brookfield Zoo/Chicago Zoological Society | Riverside | Illinois | United States
From December 26, 2014 - December 31, 2014 Enjoy a family tradition or start a new one at Brookfield Zoo’s Holiday Magic, Chicagoland’s largest lights festival that features more than one million LED twinkling lights, singing to the animals, professional ice-carving demonstrations, magnificent light shows, and special visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Select animal exhibits will remain open, as will zoo restaurants Continue Reading
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Family Festival: Holly Days 10:00 am
Family Festival: Holly Days @ Art Institute of Chicago
Dec 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Family Festival: Holly Days @ Art Institute of Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From December 27, 2014 - December 30, 2014 Draw a character, whether human, beast, or supernatural being, inspired by the exhibitions Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections and Temptation: The Demons of James Ensor. Admission This is a drop-in program and registration is not required. This program is designed for families with children. This program cannot accept groups. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Continue Reading
Trans-Siberian Orchestra 3:00 pm
Trans-Siberian Orchestra @ Allstate Arena
Dec 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Trans-Siberian Orchestra @ Allstate Arena | Rosemont | Illinois | United States
Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) will wrap up 2014 by performing their rock opera The Christmas Attic live for the first time in arenas across the nation on their Winter Tour 2014, beginning on November 13th. While 1998’s The Christmas Attic features one of the band’s most popular songs “Christmas Canon,” surprisingly, it is the only album of The Christmas Trilogy never to be performed live. The 2014 Winter Tour Continue Reading
Chicago Bulls v New Orleans Pelicans 7:00 pm
Chicago Bulls v New Orleans Peli... @ United Center
Dec 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago Bulls v New Orleans Pelicans @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
United Center is an indoor sports arena located in Chicago, Illinois. The United Center is home to both the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL). The arena is named after its corporate sponsor, United Airlines. The plan to build the arena was created by Blackhawks owner Bill Wirtz and Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf. The United Center’s predecessor was the indoor Chicago Stadium, the original Continue Reading
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Walgreens National Concerto Competition 9:00 am
Walgreens National Concerto Comp... @ Midwest Young Artists Center
Dec 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Walgreens National Concerto Competition @ Midwest Young Artists Center | Highwood | Illinois | United States
Students in grades 12 or under can complete at the 19th annual event for the chance to perform with the Midwest Young Artists Symphony Orchestra. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 Continue Reading
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Chicago Blackhawks v Nashville Predators 7:30 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Nashville P... @ United Center
Dec 29 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Nashville Predators @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the Chicago Blackhawks hit the ice to play the Nashville Predators at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band and Orchestra Continue Reading
That’s Weird, Grandma: The Holiday Special 8:00 pm
That’s Weird, Grandma: The Holid... @ The Neo-Futurarium
Dec 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
That's Weird, Grandma: The Holiday Special @ The Neo-Futurarium | Chicago | Illinois | United States
This is a festive array of holiday-themed sketches written by Chicago Public School students and adapted for the stage by Barrel of Monkeys’ company members. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 Continue Reading
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Chicago Bulls V Brooklyn Nets 7:00 pm
Chicago Bulls V Brooklyn Nets @ United Center
Dec 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago Bulls V Brooklyn Nets @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the legendary Chicago Bulls hit the court to play the Brooklyn Nets at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week December 2014 Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Dec 17 Wed International Band and Orchestra Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm The Midwest Clinic-International Band and Continue Reading
Sammy Adams 7:30 pm
Sammy Adams @ House of Blues
Dec 30 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Sammy Adams @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
  Samuel Adams Wisner better known as Sammy Adams, is an American rapper and songwriter from Boston, Massachusetts. Adams has been musical for most of his life, playing piano since age 7. At age 11, he began to improvise with his piano playing, starting to create his own beats and melodies. He aspired to become a producer long before he ever considered becoming a Continue Reading
Leftover Salmon & Keller Williams 8:00 pm
Leftover Salmon & Keller Williams @ The Vic Theatre
Dec 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Leftover Salmon & Keller Williams @ The Vic Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From December 30, 2014 - December 31, 2014 Leftover Salmon is a jam band from Boulder, Colorado, formed in 1989. Their unique blend of bluegrass, rock, country, and Cajun/Zydeco, which the band calls “Polyethnic Cajun Slamgrass”, has found favor with the jam band scene. The band took a hiatus in 2005, and spent parts of 2007 in a reunion. Keller Williams is an American musician who began performing in the early 1990s. He Continue Reading
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Shemekia Copeland 7:30 pm
Shemekia Copeland @ City Winery
Dec 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Shemekia Copeland @ City Winery | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Shemekia Copeland is an American electric blues vocalist. Copeland was born in Harlem, New York City, United States. She is the daughter of Texas blues guitarist and singer Johnny Copeland. She began to pursue a singing career in earnest at age 16, when her father’s health began to decline; he took Shemekia on tour as his opening act, which helped establish her name on the blues circuit. Copeland graduated in 1997 from Teaneck Continue Reading
Chicago Resolution Gala 8:15 pm
Chicago Resolution Gala @ Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier
Dec 31 @ 8:15 pm – Jan 1 @ 2:00 am
Chicago Resolution Gala @ Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier | Chicago | Illinois | United States
As the bevy of nightlife establishments in the Windy City prepare for their single biggest night of the year, the attention of the masses is narrowed on one single event. Naturally, every bar, restaurant, nightclub, and event space in Chicago proclaims to be hosting the “biggest,” “best,” and “most exciting” New Year’s Eve event of the year. But there can Continue Reading