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Feb
13
Sat
Chicago Automobile Show @ McCormick Place
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – Feb 21 @ 8:00 pm

auto-show-chicagoFirst staged in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America and has been held more times than any other auto exposition on the continent. This year marks the 107th edition of the Chicago Auto Show.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream @ Symphony Center
Feb 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:45 pm

CSOThe Chicago Symphony Orchestra, led by guest conductor Edwin Outwater, performs a program inspired by Shakespeare’s comic masterpiece, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, featuring Mendelssohn’s brilliant incidental music for the play. Actors join the fun at this party filled with fairy revelry to perform a condensed version of Shakespeare’s text.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is part of the Family A Series and Family B Series at the Symphony Center. Three unique programs explore how, when and why music is used as part of celebrations that bring communities, friends and families together. Each concert is designed to introduce children to great works of orchestral literature, igniting their imagination through an opportunity to hear some of the most dynamic, exciting music that they may have ever experienced.

Hours:
11 a.m. & 12:45 p.m.

Cupid’s Undie Run @ John Barleycorn
Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

cupids-undie-runDash through Wrigleyville in your unmentionables to raise dough for the Children’s Tumor Foundation. Participants can raise funds to earn prizes, including shirts, undies and engraved flasks. There’s also an afterparty at John Barleycorn where you can rub shoulders with people who have already seen you half-naked.

Le Nu @ Carnivale
Feb 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

February 13, 2016 – February 14, 2016

le-nuFor more than a decade, Michelle L’amour has been bringing Chicago the sexiest productions and shows. From founding the internationally acclaimed Naked Girls Reading to producing and starring in last year’s Playboy Halloween party at the Soho House to consistently being one of the world’s top burlesque showgirls, her luxuriously sexy shows are not to be missed.

And now, Michelle L’amour brings you an entirely new show – Le Nu (Naked) – an intimate and daring European inspired evening like Chicago has never seen. Guests will be immersed in the sumptuous surroundings of Carnivale’s “Samba Room” and served decadent desserts while being tantalized by Miss L’amour and a hand selected group of the most amazing acts and musicians in the world.

Have an incredible dinner at Carnivale and then go upstairs for the hottest night of winter. It’s the perfect Valentine’s Date.

Hours:

February 13: 8 p.m., 10 p.m., 12 a.m.
February 14: 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m.

Admission:

Ticket price includes a special chef’s selection dessert trio flight of: Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cigar, Tres Leches with Espresso Fondant, and Passion Fruit Tart

Sixteen Candles @ House of Blues
Feb 13 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

sixteen-candlesEstablished in 2003. 16 Candles makes it their personal duty and pleasure to bring all the great 80’s songs you love to life in full force. Their attention to detail and commitment to entertainment captivates audiences.

Feb
14
Sun
Chinese Lunar New Year Parade
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

chinese-lunar-new-yearHosting more than 30,000 attendees annually, the parade will be in the heart of Chinatown, celebrating the Year of the Sheep featuring marching bands, colorful floats, traditional dragon and lion dance performances, a 100-ft paper dragon and more.

Romantic Sonatas @ Music Institute of Chicago Nichols Concert Hall
Feb 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

romantic-sonatasIf music be the food of love – play on! And what better music to please St. Valentine – or your valentine – than music of romantic couples? Rembrandt Chamber Players presents classic pairings of flute, oboe, and cello with their most faithful companion, the piano. Enjoy an amorous adventure with that perpetual romantic, Franz Schubert; a tuneful flirtation with the sweet, soft-spoken, but seldom heard Jacques Widerkehr; and, if you dare, a full-blown affair with the ultimate ambassador of passion, Sergei Rachmaninoff.

Admission:

The concert will be followed by a complementary Wine & Conversation reception at Vinic Wine Company, providing an opportunity to meet the musicians, composers, and guest artists. Rembrandt patrons receive 10% off any purchases made at Vinic during the reception.

A telepathic Valentine show @ Davenport’s Cabaret
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Intimate Miracles: A telepathic Valentine show

intimate-miraclesMentalist Sidney Friedman will return to Chicago for one night only on Valentine’s Day with Intimate Miracles: a telepathic Valentine show. Friedman is someone many critics consider the world’s leading mentalist with an interactive night of mind-to-mind and heart-to-heart telepathic experiences, extrasensory perception, premonition, and intuitive love readings for those in attendance. Perfect for couples, singles and groups, it is a fun, astounding, mystical, intimate way to celebrate the holiday of love.

Plus, as a bonus, Intimate Miracles includes Sidney’s fun, detailed instruction on how to access and utilize your subconscious mind to bring love into your life, or to strengthen the bond of love you already have. This information is what made Sidney’s book Your Mind Knows More Than You Do a national best-seller.

Heather McDonald @ Park West
Feb 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

heather-mcdonaldHeather McDonald is one of the most in-demand and multi-faceted comedians today, who not only juggles a career as a nationally touring stand-up, actress, and accomplished writer, but is also a devoted wife and mother…when the rest of her family isn’t driving her up the wall.

Feb
15
Mon
Blue Man Group (wk2) @ Blue Man Group
Feb 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

February 15, 2016 – February 21, 2016

blue-man-groupBlue Man Group is comedy, theater, rock concert and dance party all rolled into one.

This wildly popular phenomenon delivers an unforgettable multi-sensory experience that has captivated 35 million people worldwide.

Don’t miss Blue Man Group – enemy of monotony, remedy for boredom, promoter of overjoy and elation.

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