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Third Coast Percussion 7:30 pm
Third Coast Percussion @ Performance Hall, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
Nov 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Third Coast Percussion @ Performance Hall, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Credited with contributing to a “‘youthquake’ in the city’s new-music scene,” the “sonically spectacular” (Chicago Tribune) Third Coast Percussion returns for another powerful performance. Their daring program will feature politically motivated works by three composers whose music makes powerful statements about today’s world. This concert is part of the Music Across Genres series. For decades, the University of Chicago Presents has showcased diverse Continue Reading
Agnes Obel 8:00 pm
Agnes Obel @ Park West
Nov 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Agnes Obel @ Park West | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Agnes Caroline Thaarup Obel  is a Danish singer/songwriter. Her first album, Philharmonics, was released by PIAS Recordings on 4 October 2010 in Europe, most notably Denmark, Norway, and Germany. Philharmonics was certified gold in June 2011 by the Belgian Entertainment Association (BEA) for sales of 10,000 units. At the Danish Music Awards in November 2011, Agnes Obel won five prizes: Best Album Of The Year, Best Pop Release Of The Year, Continue Reading
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China NCPA Orchestra 3:00 pm
China NCPA Orchestra @ Symphony Center
Nov 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
China NCPA Orchestra @ Symphony Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
China’s NCPA Orchestra, resident in Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts, and its Principal Conductor Lu Jia make their Symphony Center debut on their inaugural U.S. tour with a colorful program of Qigang Chen’s Wu Xing (Five Elements), Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8 and Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G Major with soloist Yuja Wang.   Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December Continue Reading
Chicago Blackhawks v Winnipeg Jets 8:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Winnipeg Jets @ United Center
Nov 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Winnipeg Jets @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Chicago Blackhawks (spelled as Black Hawks before 1986, and known colloquially as the Hawks) are a professional ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. They are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). They have won five Stanley Cup championships since their founding in 1926.  The Winnipeg Jets are a professional ice hockey team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. They are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). Agenda Agenda Continue Reading
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Inon Barnatan 7:30 pm
Inon Barnatan @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance
Nov 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Inon Barnatan @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance | Chicago | Illinois | United States
With an uncompromising technique and soul-stirring virtuosity, Israeli pianist and Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient Inon Barnatan performs in his Chicago solo recital debut this fall, followed by a performance as a member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center later in the season. Barnatan, appointed by the New York Philharmonic as its first Artist-in-Association in 2013, has been lauded around the world, both in Continue Reading
Marz Geighties Karaoke Freak-out 9:00 pm
Marz Geighties Karaoke Freak-out @ Maria's Packaged Goods & Community Bar
Nov 3 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Marz Geighties Karaoke Freak-out @ Maria's Packaged Goods & Community Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
To foster this communal ethos and philosophy Maria’s will begin a new series on the 1st Monday of each month starting Monday, titled “Marz Geighties Karaoke Freak-Out: Everybody’s A Star”. Hosted by Karaoke Jockeys St1le and RK (Reuben Kincaid), the karaoke freak-out will focus on belting out the best (and worst) of eighties pop songs in ersatz American Idol-style. You Continue Reading
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OUTspoken! LGBTQ Stories 6:00 pm
OUTspoken! LGBTQ Stories @ Sidetrack
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
OUTspoken! LGBTQ Stories @ Sidetrack | Chicago | Illinois | United States
OUTspoken! is a live event of LBGTQ storytelling. From various walks of life, this event showcases the stories and voices of the LGBTQ community. Stories vary in theme, and the list of storytellers changes each month. Kim Hunt of the Affinity Group and Art Johnston, founder of Equality Illinois, serve as emcees for the event. Must be 21 with ID. Continue Reading
Chicago Bulls v Orlando Magic 7:00 pm
Chicago Bulls v Orlando Magic @ United Center
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago Bulls v Orlando Magic @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the legendary Chicago Bulls hit the court to play the Orlando Magic at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Nov – Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Nov 28 Fri ZooLights – Weekends Only @ Lincoln Park Zoo Nov 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm From November 28, 2014 – December 7, 2014 ZooLights Continue Reading
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Lights 5:30 pm
Lights @ House of Blues
Nov 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Lights @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Lights Valerie Anne Poxleitner Bokan (born Valerie Anne Poxleitner; April 11, 1987), known mononymously as Lights, is a Canadian electropop musician, singer, and songwriter. Some of her notable singles include “Drive My Soul,” “Ice,” “Second Go,” and “Toes.” In 2009, she was awarded the Juno Award for New Artist of the Year. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Nov – Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Continue Reading
The 1975 7:00 pm
The 1975 @ Aragon Entertainment Center
Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The 1975 @ Aragon Entertainment Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The 1975 are an English indie rock band formed based in Manchester. The group consists of Matt Healy (vocals, guitar), Adam Hann (guitar), George Daniel (drums, backing vocals) and Ross MacDonald (bass). They have released four EPs, while their self-titled debut album was released on 2 September 2013 through Dirty Hit/Polydor. The album debuted at No. 1 in the UK Albums Chart on 8 September 2013. The band have toured internationally and also played the Continue Reading
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Hot Chocolate 15/5K: Chicago 7:00 am
Hot Chocolate 15/5K: Chicago @ McCormick Place - West Building
Nov 6 @ 7:00 am – Nov 8 @ 9:00 am
Hot Chocolate 15/5K: Chicago @ McCormick Place - West Building | Chicago | Illinois | United States
RAM Racing’s mission through the Hot Chocolate Series is to create and execute race parties that elicit an unforgettable and unimaginable emotional experience for all that are touched by them. The Hot Chocolate Expo is taking over McCormick Place once again! Come to Hot Chocolate Expo to pick up your packet, which includes a race day bib and goodie bag. If you can’t make Continue Reading
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Legends 7:00 pm
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bail... @ Allstate Arena
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Legends @ Allstate Arena | Rosemont | Illinois | United States
From November 6, 2014 – November 16, 2014 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® is proud to present LEGENDS! Drama, surprise and wonder build the excitement so BIG that it could only be The Greatest Show On Earth®. Behold the living legends! Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey brings the unbelievable to Children Of All Ages in an all-new show Continue Reading
Ina Garten: The Barefoot Contessa 7:30 pm
Ina Garten: The Barefoot Contessa @ Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
Nov 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Ina Garten: The Barefoot Contessa @ Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University | Chicago | Illinois | United States
INA GARTEN, the country’s most beloved culinary icon, author of eight New York Times bestselling cookbooks and host of the popular Emmy- and James Beard Award-winning Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics show on Food Network, is coming to Chicago on Thursday, November 6th at the Auditorium Theatre at 7:30pm. Joined by special guest host Catherine De Orio, host of PBS’s Emmy® Award-Winning Check, Continue Reading
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SOFA Art + Design Fair 11:00 am
SOFA Art + Design Fair @ Navy Pier
Nov 7 @ 11:00 am – Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm
SOFA Art + Design Fair @ Navy Pier | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Get ready to live it up at the 21st annual SOFA Art + Design Fair! SOFA, an acronym for Sculpture Objects and Functional Art, is one of our city’s most popular art shows and the longest-running of its kind in the city. Dress up for a night on the town and experience the life of an art connoisseur – even Continue Reading
Charlie Parker Jazz Festival 7:30 pm
Charlie Parker Jazz Festival @ Music Institute of Chicago Nichols Concert Hall
Nov 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Charlie Parker Jazz Festival @ Music Institute of Chicago Nichols Concert Hall | Evanston | Illinois | United States
From November 7, 2014 - November 8, 2014 The Music Institute of Chicago’s fifth annual Jazz Festival celebrates the incredible career and influence of jazz icon Charlie Parker. November 7 The festival opens with a rare performance of music from the legendary Bird with Strings recordings with jazz veteran Charles McPherson as saxophone soloist. Also on the program is a newly commissioned work by Jazz at Lincoln Continue Reading
Chicago Blackhawks v Washington Capitals 7:30 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Washington ... @ United Center
Nov 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Washington Capitals @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the Chicago Blackhawks hit the ice to play the Washington Capitals at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Nov – Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Nov 28 Fri ZooLights – Weekends Only @ Lincoln Park Zoo Nov 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm From November 28, 2014 – December 7, 2014 ZooLights is Continue Reading
Holcombe Waller: “Wayfinders” 7:30 pm
Holcombe Waller: “Wayfinders” @ Museum of Contemporary Art
Nov 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Holcombe Waller: "Wayfinders" @ Museum of Contemporary Art | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From November 7, 2014 - November 9, 2014 This theatrically staged song cycle commissioned by the MCA integrates a 6-piece chamber ensemble with Waller’s vocal performance of a libretto about stories of navigation, orientation, and travel. Using video and movement, he explores the question: Where are we? Wayfinders is a timely exploration of how we find a path to connect with others during a time in Continue Reading
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Minority Student Career Awareness Fair 7:00 am
Minority Student Career Awarenes... @ McCormick Place - Lakeside Center
Nov 8 @ 7:00 am – 2:45 pm
Minority Student Career Awareness Fair @ McCormick Place - Lakeside Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
AAMC Minority Student Career Awareness Fair This event is open to the public. This event is designed to reach all high school and college students, parents, advisors, guidance counselors, school administrators, andany individuals interested in pursuing a career in medicine and biomedical science. Get information from U.S. medical schools, the AAMC’s Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP), Aspiring Docs, MCAT®, AMCAS®, and more. Continue Reading
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Chicago Blackhawks v San Jose Sharks 6:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v San Jose Sh... @ United Center
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v San Jose Sharks @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the Chicago Blackhawks hit the ice to play the San Jose Sharks at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Nov – Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Nov 28 Fri ZooLights – Weekends Only @ Lincoln Park Zoo Nov 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm From November 28, 2014 – December 7, 2014 ZooLights Continue Reading
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Brooks Headley’s Veggie Burger 6:00 pm
Brooks Headley’s Veggie Burger @ Big Star
Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Brooks Headley's Veggie Burger @ Big Star | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Brooks Headley’s Veggie Burger Special at Big Star Grab a table for a visit from this James Beard Award-winning Del Posto pastry chef, who also happens to have gotten his start as a renowned punk drummer. He’ll be serving his veggie burger and other choice samples from his cookbook “Brooks Headley’s Fancy Desserts.” Hear that? The soundtrack will be of Continue Reading
Chicago Bulls V Detriot Pistons 7:00 pm
Chicago Bulls V Detriot Pistons @ United Center
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago Bulls V Detriot Pistons @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the legendary Chicago Bulls hit the court to play the Detroit Pistons at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Nov – Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Nov 28 Fri ZooLights – Weekends Only @ Lincoln Park Zoo Nov 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm From November 28, 2014 – December 7, 2014 ZooLights Continue Reading
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Chicago Blackhawks v Tampa Bay Lightning 7:30 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Tampa Bay L... @ United Center
Nov 11 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Tampa Bay Lightning @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the Chicago Blackhawks hit the ice to play the Tampa Bay Lightning at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Nov – Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Nov 28 Fri ZooLights – Weekends Only @ Lincoln Park Zoo Nov 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm From November 28, 2014 – December 7, Continue Reading
St. Lucia 9:00 pm
St. Lucia @ Metro
Nov 11 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
St. Lucia @ Metro | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Brooklyn based electro-pop outfit St. Lucia will embark on the just-announced “The Night Comes Again Tour” of North America, headlining the largest venues of their career. The band recently released the deluxe edition of their electrifying debut album When The Night, featuring three brand new and exclusive tracks. Filled with their trademark modernized new-wave, When The Night (Deluxe Edition) is Continue Reading
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BAI Retail Delivery Conference 2014 8:30 am
BAI Retail Delivery Conference 2014 @ McCormick Place - West Building
Nov 12 @ 8:30 am – Nov 14 @ 12:30 pm
BAI Retail Delivery Conference 2014  @ McCormick Place - West Building | Chicago | Illinois | United States
BAI Retail Delivery is designed to offer fresh perspectives by immersing you in cutting-edge insights and solutions that are as practical as they are game changing. BAI Retail Delivery showcases innovation in a myriad of ways, putting you at the forefront of what’s next. Learn what the most innovative banking organizations are doing to compete and win today. This event Continue Reading
James Vincent McMorrow 7:00 pm
James Vincent McMorrow @ House of Blues
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
James Vincent McMorrow @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
2011 James Vincent McMorrow is an Irish singer and songwriter. His debut album Early in the Morning was released in Ireland, February 2010, and in US/Europe in 2011 to widespread acclaim. McMorrow made his UK TV debut on BBC Two’s Later… with Jools Holland on 27 May. See James Vincent McMorrow live November 12 at House of Blues! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Nov – Dec Continue Reading
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Jerrod Carmichael 8:00 pm
Jerrod Carmichael @ UP Comedy Club
Nov 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jerrod Carmichael @ UP Comedy Club | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From November 13, 2014 – November 15, 2014 Jerrod Carmichael is an L.A.-based stand-up and performer originally from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He was featured as one of Variety‘s Top Ten Comics to Watch last year and was also one of the New Faces at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival. He recurred on Fox’s The Goodwin Games and can be seen in Neighbors  with Seth Rogen and Zac Efron. Jerrod is Continue Reading
Todd Rundgren 8:00 pm
Todd Rundgren @ Park West
Nov 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Todd Rundgren @ Park West | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Todd Harry Rundgren is an American multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and record producer. Hailed in the early stage of his career as a new pop star, supported by the certified gold solo double LPSomething/Anything? in 1972, his career has produced a diverse range of recordings, both as a solo artist and as a member of the band Utopia. He has also been prolific as a producer Continue Reading
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Alfredo Rodriguez Trio 7:30 pm
Alfredo Rodriguez Trio @ Performance Hall, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Alfredo Rodriguez Trio @ Performance Hall, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Discovered at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 2006 by Quincy Jones, Cuban-born Alfredo Rodriguez is a young pianist of astonishing virtuosity and imagination, whose playing calls up images of legendary jazz pianists like Keith Jarrett, Thelonious Monk and Art Tatum. This concert is part of the Jazz at the Logan series. World-class jazz artists bring the spectrum of contemporary jazz – with Continue Reading
Boulez at 90: Provisionally Definitive 7:30 pm
Boulez at 90: Provisionally Defi... @ Symphony Center
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Boulez at 90: Provisionally Definitive @ Symphony Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From November 14, 2014 – November 16, 2014 In 2015 Pierre Boulez turns 90, and Beyond the Score celebrates with an acoustic and theatrical journey through a lifetime of musical adventures, innovations and discoveries. Performed within an extraordinary, specially-commissioned design, this production mixes live performance with rare archival footage and new interviews with the composer and conductor who has been, Continue Reading
CJP @ Ten 7:30 pm
CJP @ Ten @ Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
CJP @ Ten @ Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Auditorium Theatre welcomes back Chicago Jazz Philharmonic (CJP) as they celebrate their tenth anniversary with a montage of favorite moments from past performances – plus a look ahead to the future! The 60-piece orchestra and special guests will perform Artistic Director Orbert Davis’ acclaimed arrangements and compositions honoring Ella Fitzgerald, Nelson Mandela, and the Chicago River. CJP @ Ten is an exciting evening Continue Reading
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ChillFest 12:00 pm
ChillFest @ Multiple Chicago Locations
Nov 15 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
ChillFest @ Multiple Chicago Locations | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Our city’s Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods are known as being one of the hippest, most eclectic communities in Chicago. The sister neighborhoods are putting their originality on display when over 100 local musicians will pop-up gig in over 30 storefronts for ChillFest. This free music event, featuring musicians playing live, acoustic “living-room sets” in the intimacy of local storefronts, celebrates the Continue Reading
Chicago Bulls v Indiana Pacers 7:00 pm
Chicago Bulls v Indiana Pacers @ United Center
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago Bulls v Indiana Pacers @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the legendary Chicago Bulls hit the court to play the Indiana Pacers at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Nov – Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Nov 28 Fri ZooLights – Weekends Only @ Lincoln Park Zoo Nov 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm From November 28, 2014 – December 7, 2014 ZooLights Continue Reading
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Chicago Bears v Minnesota Vikings 12:00 pm
Chicago Bears v Minnesota Vikings @ Soldier Field
Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Chicago Bears v Minnesota Vikings @ Soldier Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the Chicago Bears play the Minnesota Vikings live at Soldier Field! Hours Game time subject to flexible scheduling. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Nov – Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Nov 28 Fri ZooLights – Weekends Only @ Lincoln Park Zoo Nov 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm From November 28, 2014 – December 7, Continue Reading
Chicago Blackhawks v Dallas Stars 6:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Dallas Stars @ United Center
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Dallas Stars @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the Chicago Blackhawks hit the ice to play the Dallas Stars at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Nov – Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Nov 28 Fri ZooLights – Weekends Only @ Lincoln Park Zoo Nov 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm From November 28, 2014 – December 7, 2014 ZooLights is Continue Reading
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Dvorák, Chausson, and Schubert 7:30 pm
Dvorák, Chausson, and Schubert @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Dvorák, Chausson, and Schubert @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in Dvořák, Chausson, and Schubert, a program featuring renowned Israeli-born pianist and Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient Inon Barnatan and Schubert’s beloved Trout Quintet. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Nov – Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Nov 28 Fri ZooLights – Weekends Only @ Lincoln Park Zoo Nov 28 @ 5:00 Continue Reading
Usher 7:30 pm
Usher @ United Center
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Usher @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Hot on the heels of a blockbuster performance at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards and the release of his new single/video “She Came To Give It To You,” global megastar USHER announced he will bring USHER: The UR Experience, to North America this fall with special guests AUGUST ALSINA and DJ CASSIDY. Packed with an impressive repertoire of smash hits spanning his 20-year career, the critically-acclaimed Continue Reading
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Annie 7:00 pm
Annie @ Cadillac Palace Theatre
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Annie @ Cadillac Palace Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From November 18, 2014 – November 30, 2014 Leapin’ Lizards! The world’s best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin, this production of Annie will be a brand new incarnation of the iconic original. Featuring book and score by Tony Award®-winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, Annieincludes such unforgettable songs as “It’s the Hard Knock Continue Reading
Julian Casablancas+The Voidz 8:00 pm
Julian Casablancas+The Voidz @ The Vic Theatre
Nov 18 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Julian Casablancas+The Voidz @ The Vic Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Through different music connections and friends in NYC and LA, Julian Casablancas+The Voidz have come together as band over the past four years. They’ve bonded over their love of beat driven, aggressive and avant-garde music with the power of modern harmonies to make it catchy and powerful. A punk band that can play any style of music, they take pride Continue Reading
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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Legends 7:00 pm
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bail... @ United Center
Nov 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Legends @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From November 19, 2014 – November 30, 2014 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® is proud to present LEGENDS! Drama, surprise and wonder build the excitement so BIG that it could only be The Greatest Show On Earth. Behold the living legends! Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey brings the unbelievable to Children Of All Ages in an all-new show Continue Reading
A Q Brothers’ Christmas Carol 7:30 pm
A Q Brothers’ Christmas Carol @ Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Nov 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
A Q Brothers’ Christmas Carol @ Chicago Shakespeare Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From November 19, 2014 – December 28, 2014 A hip-hop holiday treat set to a bangin’ beat! CST and Chicago hip-hop sensation the Q Brothers – creators of Othello: The Remix and Funk It Up About Nothin’ – have toured around the world, playing to sold-out houses in Edinburgh, Germany, South Korea, Australia and London. Now the team turns up Continue Reading
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Chicago Food Film Festival 9:00 am
Chicago Food Film Festival @ Kendall College
Nov 20 @ 9:00 am – Nov 22 @ 10:00 am
Chicago Food Film Festival @ Kendall College | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Experience delicious food and great films all wrapped up in one! With a different theme each night, this festival will please all five senses. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Nov – Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Nov 28 Fri ZooLights – Weekends Only @ Lincoln Park Zoo Nov 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Continue Reading
Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! 11:00 am
Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole ... @ The Chicago Theatre
Nov 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! @ The Chicago Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From November 20, 2014 – November 29, 2014 The classic Christmas story by Dr. Seuss springs to life on stage bringing the spirit of the holiday season to children and adults alike. The limited engagement of Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical has been called “100 times better than any bedside story” by The New York Times. Continue Reading
Adler After Dark – Nov 2014 6:30 pm
Adler After Dark – Nov 2014 @ Adler Planetarium
Nov 20 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Adler After Dark - Nov 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
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Better Than Ezra 6:30 pm
Better Than Ezra @ House of Blues
Nov 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Better Than Ezra @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Better Than Ezra is an American alternative rock trio based in New Orleans, Louisiana currently signed to The End Records. Most members of the band attended Louisiana State University. See Better Than Ezra live November 21 at House of Blues! Admission Ages: 17+ Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Nov – Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Nov 28 Fri ZooLights – Weekends Only @ Lincoln Park Zoo Nov Continue Reading
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. 9:00 pm
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. @ Metro
Nov 21 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. @ Metro | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Formed in late 2009, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. is the off-kilter title under which Detroit-area natives Joshua Epstein and Daniel Zott record, release and perform music. Initially beginning as an exercise in collaboration undertaken with very little intention of ever being publicly consumed, the band’s trajectory has been as unexpected as it has been unlikely. In just a few short Continue Reading
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A Wondrous Sound: The Lyric Opera Chorus 3:00 pm
A Wondrous Sound: The Lyric Oper... @ Alice Millar Chapel
Nov 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A Wondrous Sound: The Lyric Opera Chorus @ Alice Millar Chapel | Evanston | Illinois | United States
This fall, the Lyric Opera Chorus will give a special concert that will feature the world-class ensemble performing operatic excerpts from Lyric’s 60th-anniversary season. Led by Chorus Master Michael Black, the Chorus will perform at Evanston’s Alice Millar Chapel. The concert’s selections from Lyric’s current 2014-15 season include excerpts from Anna Bolena, Tosca,Carousel, and the Anvil Chorus from Il Trovatore, as well as beloved choral Continue Reading
Blue October 6:30 pm
Blue October @ House of Blues
Nov 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Blue October @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Blue October are an American alternative rock band originally from Houston, Texas. The band was formed in 1995 and currently consists of Justin Furstenfeld, Jeremy Furstenfeld, Ryan Delahoussaye, C.B. Hudson, and Matt Noveskey.  Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Nov – Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Nov 28 Fri ZooLights – Weekends Only @ Lincoln Park Continue Reading
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Pumpkinpalooza 10:00 am
Pumpkinpalooza @ Deuce's and The Diamond Club
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Pumpkinpalooza @ Deuce's and The Diamond Club | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Every weekend in October is Pumkinpalooza, where the pub’s outdoor patio is converted to a huge pumpkin patch. Enjoy food and drink specials and pumpkin-carving fun, and all proceeds from pumpkin sales benefit Lakeview Pantry. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Nov – Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Nov 28 Fri ZooLights – Weekends Only @ Continue Reading
Chicago Bears v Tampa Bay Buccaneers 12:00 pm
Chicago Bears v Tampa Bay Buccan... @ Soldier Field
Nov 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Chicago Bears v Tampa Bay Buccaneers @ Soldier Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the Chicago Bears play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers live at Soldier Field! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Nov – Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Nov 28 Fri ZooLights – Weekends Only @ Lincoln Park Zoo Nov 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm From November 28, 2014 – December 7, 2014 ZooLights is a spectacular holiday Continue Reading
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Harry Caray’s cook Thanksgiving Dinner 9:00 am
Harry Caray’s cook Thanksgiving ... @ Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse
Nov 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Harry Caray's cook Thanksgiving Dinner @ Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Let Harry Caray’s To GO cook your Thanksgiving Dinner Harry Caray’s wants to cook your Thanksgiving dinner so you don’t have to. Turkey, sides and dessert cost $32.95 per guest.  The Hall of Fame Chicago Cubs broadcaster frequently greeted customers himself at his restaurant. Now his wife, Dutchie, often does the honors. But she isn’t the only celebrity diners might Continue Reading
Late Night Teatro Vista: First Draft 7:00 pm
Late Night Teatro Vista: First D... @ Victory Gardens Theater
Nov 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Late Night Teatro Vista: First Draft @ Victory Gardens Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
This is the third edition of LNTV: Late Night Teatro Vista, playing at the company’s in-residence home, The Richard Christiansen Theater, located within the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater. The nighttime series includes music, improvisations, true stories and new plays. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Nov – Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Nov 28 Fri ZooLights Continue Reading
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Tree Lighting Ceremony 6:00 pm
Tree Lighting Ceremony @ Daley Plaza
Nov 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tree Lighting Ceremony @ Daley Plaza | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Tree Lighting Ceremony is a highly-anticipated event drawing people of all ages to the heart of Chicago’s downtown Loop. The holiday season officially commences when the switch is flipped and the lights begin to sparkle. Live performances, festive holiday music and more will take place. Fun fact: this is the event’s 101st anniversary! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November Continue Reading
Death DTA 7:30 pm
Death DTA @ Metro
Nov 25 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Death DTA @ Metro | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Unquestionably one of the most important and influential metal acts to have ever emerged from the North American continent, Florida’s Death came together in late 1983. Heralded as a genre innovator, Chuck Schuldiner partnered with drummer Chris Reifert and took to the studio. Released in May of 1987, Death’s debut record Scream Bloody Gore, described as “death metal’s first archetypal Continue Reading
Death From Above 1979 7:30 pm
Death From Above 1979 @ The Riviera Theatre
Nov 25 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Death From Above 1979 @ The Riviera Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Death from Above 1979 are a Canadian punk rock duo from Toronto, Ontario. Their first full-length album, You’re a Woman, I’m a Machine, was released in late 2004 on Last Gang Records. The band broke up in 2006, but announced a reunion in 2011. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Nov – Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand Continue Reading
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Devin Townsend Project 8:00 pm
Devin Townsend Project @ Metro
Nov 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Devin Townsend Project @ Metro | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Animals As Leaders and The Devin Townsend Project are touring North America together this Fall, and stopping at Metro! When Tosin Abasi released his debut solo album under the moniker Animals As Leaders in 2009, few would have predicted the band’s meteoric rise to the apex of the progressive rock/metal world. Although Abasi earned acclaim as the lead guitarist in Continue Reading
John Caponera 8:30 pm
John Caponera @ Zanies Comedy Club
Nov 26 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
John Caponera @ Zanies Comedy Club | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See comedian John Caponera live November 26-29 at Zanies Comedy Club! Feel Like Laughing? John Caponera is the hottest comedian to burn up national stages. Caponera’s instincts and insights have won him acceptance from audiences worldwide. He’s a “comic’s comic”, who has a sensational mix of material that is guaranteed to “crack you up”! John Caponera always knew he wanted Continue Reading
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McDonald’s® Thanksgiving Parade 8:00 am
McDonald’s® Thanksgiving Parade @ State Street from Congress to Randolph
Nov 27 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
McDonald's® Thanksgiving Parade @ State Street from Congress to Randolph | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The McDonald’s® Thanksgiving Parade, now in its 80th year, features Santa Claus, Ronald McDonald and a cast of thousands! Find a spot early along State Street so you can see everyone march on Thanksgiving Day. The parade features: Marching bands Gigantic inflatable helium balloons Talented entertainers Decorative floats dispensing holiday cheer Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Continue Reading
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ZooLights – Weekends Only 5:00 pm
ZooLights – Weekends Only @ Lincoln Park Zoo
Nov 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
ZooLights - Weekends Only @ Lincoln Park Zoo | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From November 28, 2014 – December 7, 2014 ZooLights is a spectacular holiday celebration that transforms Lincoln Park Zoo into a winter wonderland. This free event illuminates the sky with more than two million lights, including larger-than-life lighted animal and seasonal features, holiday crafts and activities and, of course, sweet treats. Be sure to swing by the Helen Brach Primate Continue Reading
Caroling at Cloud Gate 6:00 pm
Caroling at Cloud Gate @ Millennium Park
Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Caroling at Cloud Gate @ Millennium Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From November 28, 2014 – December 19, 2014 Enjoy the beautiful voices of a variety of choral groups and participate in a holiday sing-along at Millennium Park’s Cloud Gate. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Nov – Dec 2014 Collapse All Expand All Nov 28 Fri ZooLights – Weekends Only @ Lincoln Park Zoo Nov 28 @ Continue Reading
Pixar in Concert 8:00 pm
Pixar in Concert @ Symphony Center
Nov 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pixar in Concert @ Symphony Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Noted pops conductor Richard Kaufman returns to lead CSO at the Movies. Pixar in Concert features unforgettable music from all 14 of Pixar’s film scores, from Toy Story to Monsters University, with scenes projected on the big screen. This performance is part of the CSO at the Movies Series. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week November – December 2014 Nov – Continue Reading
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The Fresh Beat Band 1:30 pm
The Fresh Beat Band @ Rosemont Theatre
Nov 29 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
The Fresh Beat Band @ Rosemont Theatre | Des Plaines | Illinois | United States
The Fresh Beat Band, Nickelodeon’s preschool music group and stars of the Emmy Award-winning TV series of the same name, head back on the road for a brand-new nationwide concert tour. The show will feature Kiki, Marina, Twist and Shout performing the band’s greatest hits including Bananas, Here We Go and a remixed version of Great Day, plus new songs Continue Reading
Thodos Dance Chicago 7:30 pm
Thodos Dance Chicago @ Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
Nov 29 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Thodos Dance Chicago @ Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Performing a special ode to the Windy City’s famous 1893 World’s Fair, Thodos Dance Chicago performs their critically acclaimed piece The White City – Chicago’s Columbian Exposition of 1893, in addition to a mixed repertoire program, as they kick-off the Auditorium Theatre’s “Made in Chicago” Dance Series. The National Historic Landmark Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University celebrates its milestone 125th Anniversary during the Continue Reading
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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
Celtic Thunder 7:30 pm
Celtic Thunder @ The Chicago Theatre
Nov 30 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Celtic Thunder @ The Chicago Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
International singing sensation Celtic Thunder announced dates for their upcoming North American Symphony Tour including a performance at The Chicago Theatre on Sunday, November 30. This will be the first-ever Symphony Tour for Celtic Thunder, who will depart from their traditional and critically-acclaimed large set productions to perform songs from their 2013 chart-topping album Christmas Voices in a dynamic live Continue Reading