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Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Field Museum to Open New ‘Jurassic World’ Exhibit

Field Museum to Open New ‘Jurassic World’ Exhibit

Not only does the Field Museum have one of the best dinosaur collections in the world, but this summer, visitors to the museum will have the opportunity to come face-to- face with some of the closest simulation... Read »

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 6:54 PM

Disney's 'Aladdin' Adds More Chicago Shows

Disney's 'Aladdin' Adds More Chicago Shows

The North American tour of Disney’s “Aladdin” has extended its tour dates in Chicago through Sept. 10, Broadway in Chicago announced Thursday. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 4:40 PM

Adler and DuSable Shed New Light on 'Hidden Figures'

Adler and DuSable Shed New Light on 'Hidden Figures'

The Adler Planetarium and the DuSable Museum of African American History have teamed up to reveal the real stories behind the film "Hidden Figures." Read »

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 9:17 AM

Lollapalooza Unveils 2017 Lineup

Lollapalooza released the daily lineup of acts slated to perform in Grant Park this summer. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 2:12 PM

Chance the Rapper Hints at Lolla Performance

Chicago icon and recent Grammy winner Chance the Rapper took to social media Tuesday to announce his upcoming spring tour, but there was one city notably missing from the list and his fans were quick to... Read »

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 7:31 PM

Alpine Valley Music Theatre Will Not Host Concerts in 2017

Alpine Valley Music Theatre Will Not Host Concerts in 2017

A historic musical venue in southeastern Wisconsin is taking the season off. Read »

Friday, Mar 17, 2017 at 1:39 PM

Spring Awakening Announces Full Summer 2017 Lineup

Spring Awakening Announces Full Summer 2017 Lineup

Spring Awakening has announced its full 2017 lineup, featuring performances by Benny Benassi, Trance Arena, Rufus Du Sol and Bass Kitchen, among several others. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 4:57 PM

Biggest Acts in Ravinia's 2017 Summer Lineup

Ravinia unveiled its complete season schedule Tuesday night, a reminder that...View gallery »

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 4:38 PM

Café 5: Chef Rick Bayless's Recipe for Chorizo-Potato Tacos

Chef Rick Bayless will headline this year's Good Food Festival & Conference at the UIC Forum in Chicago. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 8:20 AM

Ravinia Unveils 2017 Summer Lineup

Ravinia Unveils 2017 Summer Lineup

Ravinia unveiled its complete season schedule Tuesday night, a reminder that summer is right around the corner. Read »

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