<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Chicago Events, Concerts, Shows and Things to Do]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcchicago.com/the-scene/events http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.com en-us Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:22:37 -0500 Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:22:37 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Tour Lincoln Park Zoo's ZooLights]]> Wed, 25 Dec 2013 09:04:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/ZooLights.png
The ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo have been a Chicago tradition for 19 years. Take a tour of the zoo as it has been magically transformed into a winter wonderland.]]>
<![CDATA[First Responders Rock Out For Charity]]> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 22:19:45 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/Rock+the+Badges.png
The Rock the Badges charity fundraiser is a Battle of the Bands that matches three bands representing the Chicago Fire Department against three bands representing the Chicago Police Department. The money that is]]>
<![CDATA[For The Love of the Violin]]> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 10:55:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000004022532_722x406_45828675728.jpg
4 Strings Attached is a non-profit that teaches students from age 4 to 17 to become master violinist. Under the direction of Martin Lopez, the young violinist learn to perform in front of big crowd lying...]]>
<![CDATA[Teen's Memory Lives On Through Zoo Exhibit]]> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 16:27:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/Panamanian+Frog.png
Stacey Blundell was killed 12 years ago in a tragic drunk driving accident. Her parents and brother have found a permanent way to memorialize her. Art Norman reports on how a rare frog exhibit at...]]>
<![CDATA[Festival Showcases Artists With Disabilities]]> Wed, 15 May 2013 00:59:36 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Bodies+of+Work.png
The Bodies of Work Festival is an 11 day celebration that illuminates the disability experience through art forms such as visual art and dance. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Pulp and The City]]> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 01:25:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/WindyCityPulp.png
Windy City Pulp & Paper Convention is going on this weekend. Fans can browse more than 100 vendors selling collectible pulp magazines, artwork and vintage paperbacks.]]>
<![CDATA[Robots Invade Chicago -- Again]]> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 08:01:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/MSIROBOTICS.png
Robots have taken over the Museum of Science and Industry to celebrate National Robotics Week.]]>
<![CDATA[Documentary Brings Attention To Illinois Pageant]]> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 11:02:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/Miss+You+Can+Do+It.png
The Miss You Can Do It Pageant held in Kewanee, Illinois was created to give girls and women with special needs a memorable experience that will leave them with an abudance of self]]>
<![CDATA[Preserving The North Shore's Black History]]> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 13:15:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/Shorefront+Legacy+Center.png
Black History Month 2013 |Shorefront Legacy Center was founded by Dino Robinson, he started this endeavor because of the lack of historical resources documenting Black history on the North Shore.]]>
<![CDATA[Strictly Sail Show Docks at Navy Pier]]> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 21:15:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/StrictlySail.png
The 2013 Progressive Insurance Strictly Sail Chicago Show has anchored into Navy Pier from Jan. 24th-27th.]]>
<![CDATA[Family Opens Jokes 4 Miles Theater Space]]> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 19:35:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jokes-4-miles.jpg
Miles Austrevich lost his battle with brain cancer last month at the age of 20. Throughout his ordeal, he believed laughter was the best medicine. Now his family is paying it forward. LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Test Drives, Interactivity Offered at Auto Show]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 01:19:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/Jeep+Track.JPG
It's not always enough to see the cars, right? Sometimes you want to touch them and -- better yet -- take a ride.

Photo Credit: Charlie Wojciechowski]]>
<![CDATA[Organizers Hope to Drive Social Media Buzz Heading into Auto Show]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:50:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/181*120/2009+Nissan+370Z.jpg
The Media Preview days this year have been rebranded a Twitter-friendly "#SMP13," which naturally invites attendees to get word about the auto show onto social media channels.]]>
<![CDATA[Backstage With The Rockettes]]> Wed, 26 Dec 2012 19:32:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/Rockettes1.png
The world famous Rockettes give NBC 5 a backstage look at their high kicking Radio City Music Christmas Spectacular show.]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look Loves: Shobha]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 16:18:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/211*120/2012_08_Shobha_Columbus_Circle.jpg
When you want to look your best and you need your eyebrows groomed as well as other parts of your body tended to, Shobha is the place to go.]]>
<![CDATA[Looking Back on 2012 with 1st Look]]> Sun, 16 Dec 2012 01:33:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/LOOKINGBACK.jpg
Join host Ali Fedotowsky as we take a look back at the best of 2012.]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look's Best of Adventure 2012]]> Sun, 16 Dec 2012 01:33:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/BESTOFADVENTURE.jpg
Join host Ali Fedotowsky as she takes a look back at some of 1st Look's most exciting adventures of 2012.]]>
<![CDATA[Tribute Held For Late Photographer Steve Starr]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 11:33:32 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Starr-Tribute_9.jpg
Friends help fulfill vision of event Starr was working on when he died.

Photo Credit: Victor Skrebneski]]>
<![CDATA[Steve Starr Tribute Event]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 01:28:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Starr-Tribute_14.jpg
Friends, family gather to remember popular Chicago photographer who died of a heart attack last month.

Photo Credit: Marcus Riley]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look's Best of 2012]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 11:15:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/1LK_3191_WEB_PROMO.jpg
Join host Ali Fedotowsky to take a look at the best "1st Look" moments of 2012, Saturday after "Saturday Night Live" on NBC.]]>
<![CDATA["Book of Mormon" Takes on Chicago]]> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 20:18:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Book-of-Mormon-chicago.jpg
Musical production on stage until June 2 at Bank of America Theatre.]]>
<![CDATA[First Lady's "Night Before Christmas"]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:14:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/michelleobamareads.jpg
First lady Michelle Obama teamed with actor Rico Rodriguez this year for the reading of "'Twas the Night Before Christmas."

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Jamar Rogers: Life After "The Voice"]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 11:35:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/JamarRogers.jpg
Jamar Rogers has been quite busy since he was voted off the hit NBC show. He's writing a book, writing for Insider.com and recently appeared on a Christmas special. LeeAnn Trotter reports on what keeps...]]>
<![CDATA[Judge Orders Pitchfork to Turn Over Chief Keef Video]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 11:49:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chief_keef.jpg
The company that runs the popular Pitchfork Music Festival has until the middle of next week to turn over the complete footage recorded of teen rapper Chief Keef holding a rifle.]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look Loves: "The Dash Snow Initiative"]]> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 15:25:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/212*120/dash-snow-initiative.jpg
Among the glittering events happening in Miami for Art Basel is a private dinner and auction presented by Chanel and Paddle8.com to benefit the Henry Street Settlement’s Boys & Girls Republic (BGR) and the Dash...]]>
<![CDATA[Baby Elephant Plays with Mom]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:50:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/BabyElephant1204.jpg
The Oregon Zoo's new Asian elephant calf plays in wood shavings with her mom, Rose-Tu. The female calf was born at 2:17 a.m. on Nov. 30 and weighed 300 pounds.]]>
<![CDATA[Your #Chicagogram Photos: December 2012]]> Tue, 25 Dec 2012 16:53:37 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Chicagogram-street-roachbyt.jpg
Check out your Instagram from all over the city tagged #chicagogram.

Photo Credit: instagram.com/roachbytes]]>
<![CDATA[White House Holiday Decorations ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:14:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/Michelle-Obama-Christmas.jpg
With the holiday season just around the corner, Christmas trees and piles of present decorate the White House. Take a look at some of its best decorations.

Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[City Releases Summer Festival Dates]]> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 12:27:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/Taste-couple-2012.jpg
Taste of Chicago returns to mid-July slot.]]>
<![CDATA[Rockefeller Tree-Lighting Time Lapse]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:52:32 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/tree_add_P10.jpg
A time-lapse video of the tree-lighting ceremony at Rockefeller Center.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Mike Tyson Headed to Chicago Stage]]> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 13:02:27 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/mike-tyson-spike-lee.jpg
Former heavyweight boxing champion bringing on-man show to Cadillac Palace Theatre.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[The Meaning Behind Rockefeller Christmas Tree]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:14:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/134312125.jpg
This year's lighting of the Rockefeller Christmas Tree represents joy and hope at the start of the Holiday season.

Photo Credit: WireImage]]>
<![CDATA[Rockin' with the Rockettes at Radio City]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:51:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/rockettes1stlook.jpg
Join us for the Rockettes 85th celebration at the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.]]>
<![CDATA[Join 1st Look for Game Night with a Twist]]> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 18:12:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/237*120/1stlookgamenight.jpg
Join host Ali Fedotowsky and watch "1st Look" Saturdays after "Saturday Night Live."]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Lights Its Christmas Tree]]> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 18:52:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chicago-2012-tree.jpg
Mayor Rahm Emanuel lit Chicago's 64-foot spruce at 5 p.m.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago's "Boss" Gets Fired]]> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 14:52:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/228*120/kelsey+grammer+boss.jpg
Chicago-based show victim of low ratings.]]>
<![CDATA[Weird News Photos: Holiday Edition]]> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 06:59:37 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/turtle-1217.jpg
From the Santa Bandit to the Grinch Cop, check out these weird, offbeat news photos — with a holiday twist — from around the world.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Make your Heart Sing at "Once"]]> Sun, 18 Nov 2012 01:03:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ONCE.jpg
If you're looking to spend some time on the Great White Way, make sure check out "Once." Join Ali onstage as she grabs a beer from the Irish Bar set and see just what it takes to put on one of...]]>
<![CDATA[See the Origin of the Universe at the Brooklyn Museum]]> Sun, 18 Nov 2012 01:33:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/BROOKLYNMUSEUM.jpg
Showcasing some of the best and most diverse talent in the city, the Brooklyn Museum should be on every visitor's radar. With the art of Mickalene Thomas on display, no self-respecting art lover should...]]>
<![CDATA[Mickey, Minnie Light Up Mag Mile]]> Sat, 17 Nov 2012 23:36:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Mag+Mile+Lights+Fest+2.jpg
More than a million people traveled to Chicago on Saturday to see the 21st annual BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival.]]>
<![CDATA[McCormick Tribune Ice Rink Open Through Mid-March]]> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 17:51:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/skates_generic.jpg
Use of the rink is free, but skate rentals will cost you $10.

Photo Credit: clipart.com]]>
<![CDATA[Family, Friends Remember Photographer Steve Starr]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 21:18:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Steve-Starr-027.jpg
Popular photographer died of heart attack Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Cute Baby Panda Named]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 18:18:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/babypanda.jpg
As is tradition with pandas born at the San Diego Zoo, the cub's name was announced in an official 100-Day ceremony, Xiao Liwu. The name means "Little Gift" in English. At the time of the naming ceremony, he was...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Photographer Steve Starr Dead at 65]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 11:59:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/steve_starr_blurby-2.jpg
Well-known photographer collapses outside Drake Hotel.]]>
<![CDATA[Exhibit Profiles the Women of War]]> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 19:02:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/women-ww2.jpg
Pritzker Military Library aims to educate visitors of the role women played during the allied victory of World War II. LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Picks Up Her Pom Poms at Cheerobix]]> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 12:21:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/CHEEROBIX.jpg
You want to see spirit fingers? Watch what happens when Ali Fedotowsky joins the cheer squad to get herself in shape with the coolest workout routine in Chi-town! Indigo Studio 213 W...]]>