• Entertainment This Week

    Now Playing in Indiana:    

    July 18th, 11:30 am, LCAC Luncheon: Guest Speaker Jason J. Taylor, Indiana Dunes National Park Superintendent.  Lake Etta Banquet Hall, 4801 W. 29th, Gary.  $30.  FYI https://legacyfdn.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/list/event?event_date_id=4102

    July 18th, TBA, Tales from the Trailhead: Artists Panel with Exhibiting artist and Dune Representatives, Spirit of the Dunes: Artists & Artwork of the Indiana Dunes.  South Shore Arts, Center for the Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  Free.  FYI (219) 836-1839 or www.southshoreartsonline.org/#/current-exhibits/

    July 18th, 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:00 pm), Adrenalize: the Ultimate Def Leppard Experience, 2024 Wicker Park Summer Concert Series, Wicker Memorial Park Social Center, 2215 Ridge Road, Highland.  Rain or shine!  21 & over.  $10.  FYI (219) 313-3834 or email info@ntto.net 

    July 19th, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Taste of Crown Point, Bulldog Park, 183 S. West St., Crown Point.  Multiple food vendors, musical acts. Free.  FYI https://www.crownpoint.in.gov/405/Taste-of-Crown-Point

    July 19th, 6:30 pm, Jason Mraz: The Mystical Magical Rhythmical Radical Ride, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary. All reserved seating. 21 and older.  Tickets start at $70.00.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

    July 19th, 8:00 pm, Thrown Together Band, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

    July 19th, 9:00 pm, MyTyme Jazzy Zsoul Funk Band, Hard Rock Cafe Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

    July 20th, 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Taste of Crown Point, Bulldog Park, 183 S. West St., Crown Point.  Multiple food vendors, musical acts. Free.  FYI https://www.crownpoint.in.gov/405/Taste-of-Crown-Point

    July 20th, 7:00 pm, NWI Oilmen present Military Appreciation Night @ Oil City Stadium, 1700 119th Street, Whiting.  $10, Kids 12 & under free.  FYI https://www.nwioilmen.com/tickets/box-office/

    July 20th, 8:00 pm, DJ Kevin Allen, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

    July 20th, 9:00 pm, Serendipity, Hard Rock Cafe Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

    July 21st, 12:00 - 4:00 pm, Munster Parks & Recreation Kids Fest, Centennial Park, 1005 S. Centennial Drive, Munster.  Wristbands $20 per child (2 & under free), parking $2/hour or $5/day.  FYI (219) 836-7275.  

    July 21st, 6:30 - 8:00 pm, John David Daily, Munster Parks & Recreation Summer Concert Series sponsored by Peoples Bank, Munster Town Hall lawn, 1005 Ridge Road, Munster.  Concessions by Munster Historical Society. Bring your lawn chairs & blankets.  Free admission, free parking.  Rain Location: Southside Christian Church, 1000 Broadmoor, Enter Door #6.  Weather Hotline: (219) 836-6927

    July 21st, 7:30 pm, LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra, "Music Under the Stars" at Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 US Hwy 12, Michigan City.  Free.  Bring your lawn chairs.  FYI (219) 362-9020

    Ongoing Exhibits/Events

    July 16th through 21st, National Softball Association (NSA) Even & Odd North World Series – NW Indiana. Games will be played throughout the region at fields in Crown Point, Dyer, Schererville and LaPorte.  FYI southshorecva.com/nsa.

    July 17th through 21st, City of Hammond's Festival of the Lakes, the Pavilion at Wolf Lake Memorial Park, 2324 Calumet Avenue, Hammond.  World-class concerts, a huge carnival, region food favorites and so much more!   FYI https://www.festivalofthelakes.com/

    Through August 3rd, NWI Oilmen Baseball, Oil City Stadium, 1700 119th Street, Whiting.  FYI (219) 659-1000 or www.nwioilmen.com.  

    Through August 3rd, Diversified Arts Visionaries: Summer Members Juried Show, South Shore Arts, Substation No. 9, 435 Fayette Street, Hammond.  Free.  FYI (219) 836-1839 or www.southshoreartsonline.org.  

    Through August 12th, South Shore Arts in collaboration with the National Park Service & the Indiana Dunes National Park Artist-in-Residence Program presents Spirit of the Dunes: Artists & Artwork of the Indiana Dunes.  South Shore Arts, Center for the Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  Free.  FYI (219) 836-1839 or www.southshoreartsonline.org/#/current-exhibits/

    Through August 17th, Calumet Industrial Landscapes: Recent Photography Works by Matthew Kaplan, Atrium Gallery, South Shore Arts, Center for the Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  Free.  FYI (219) 836-1839 or www.southshoreartsonline.org/#/current-exhibits/

    Through August 18th, WhoaZone's floating obstacle course!  Whiting Parks & Recreation's Whihala Beach. 1561 Park Road, Whiting.  Ages 7 and up.  Summer 2024 tickets now available.  FYI https://whoa.zone/whiting/

    Through September 2nd, SouthShore RailCats baseball, Steel Yard, One Stadium Plaza, Gary.  FYI (219) 882-2255 or https://railcatsbaseball.com/

    Through September 14th, 1:00 - 4:00 pm EDT Saturdays, an Indiana history experience, the 50th anniversary of Carroll County Wabash & Erie Canal Park, Delphi, IN.  Ride The Delphi, a 54-foot replica canal boat ($5-$17). Explore the Pioneer Village, tour the interactive Canal Museum ($1-$5). Hike miles of historic trails along the canal.  Free  FYI www.wabashanderiecanal.org.  Buy tickets at www.wabashanderiecanal.org/events/category/boat-rides/

    Through October 6th, Field Museum in collaboration with the Calumet Heritage Partnership and presented by the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority, Calumet Voices, National Stories series, Indiana Welcome Center, 7770 Corinne Drive (I 80-94 & Kennedy), Hammond.  FYI southshorecva.com/calumet-voices/ 

    Through October 12th, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Tuesdays & Saturdays, Valparaiso Market, William E. Urschel Pavilion at Central Park Plaza, 63 Lafayette Street, Valparaiso.  FYI https://centralparkplazavalpo.com/2234/Valparaiso-Market

    Through October 19th, KAPOW! Mighty Mythos, a collection of vintage superhero comic artwork and ephemera, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W. 2nd Street, Michigan City.  Free.  FYI ( 219) 874-4900 or LubeznikCenter.org 

    Through October 26th, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm Saturdays, Whiting Farmers Market, in front of City Hall, 1443 119th Street, Whiting.  FYI https://whitingevents.com/event/farmers-market-4/

    Art on the Mart

    Through September 11th, ART on THE MART’s summer season which will feature new commissions by British-Nigerian artist and designer Yinka Ilori  and American post-conceptual artist Cory Arcangel.  Free.  Best experienced from the jetty section of the Chicago Riverwalk on Wacker Drive between Wells Street and Franklin Street, where accompanying audio can also be heard. FYI www.artonthemart.com

    Now Playing in Illinois          

    July 16th, 6:00 pm, Broadway in your Backyard, part of Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks series, supported by the Mayor’s Office and Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Free for All, Comcast and Xfinity. Schreiber Playground Park, 1552 W. Schreiber Ave., Chicago.  Bring your lawn chair.  Free.  FYI  PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or NightOutintheParks.com.

    July 17th, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, BrightSide Theatre's SUMMER IN THE PARKS.  Millennium Carillon Amphitheatre, 443 Aurora Ave., Naperville.  Bring your lawn chairs or blankets.  Free.  FYI www.BrightSidetheatre.com.

    July 17th, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, Gates open at 6:00 pm.  Hi Infidelity, opener Jeremy Smolen.  Fox Pointe, 18138 Henry St, Lansing,  Free.  FYI www.foxpointe.org.  

    July 18th, TBA, ¡Súbelo! Festival to be headlined by Fruko y Sus Tesos, Millenium Park 20th Anniversary Celebration, presented by DCASE with the Grant Park Music Festival, Millennium Park Foundation, and others.  (Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south)  Free.  FYI www.MillenniumPark.org

    July 18th, 3:00 - 7:00 pm, Rogers Park Business Alliance announces the annual Taco Crawl, North Clark Street between Devon and Rogers Avenues, Chicago.  Participating restaurants and an event menu will be announced later.  Advance tickets $20, walk-up tickets $30.  FYI www.RPBA.org

    July 18th, 5:00 pm, Jam & Outback Present Danny Go! Live!  Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com 

    July 18th, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, Departure (post-show Fireworks), Rockin’ in the Park, Parkway Bank Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont.  Free.  FYI ParkwayBankPark.com

    July 18th, 7:15 pm, “Love Isn’t Blind” Podcast, The Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $23-$45.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com 

    July 18th, 7:30 pm, WDCB LIVE Jazz Concert Series: Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, 2024 Lakeside Pavilion Free Outdoor Summer Series, Lakeside Pavilion, McAninch Arts Center (MAC) on the campus of College of DuPage (COD), 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  Free.  FYI AtTheMAC.org.

    July 18th, 7:30 pm, Jam Productions Present Mates of State: Still the One Still the One Tour 2024, Subterranean, 2011 W. North Avenue, Chicago.  $25.  FYI https://www.seetickets.us/event/mates-of-state/

    July 18th, 8:00 pm, SOLD OUT, The Basement Yard Experience, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

    July 18th, 8:00 pm, Bambi Banks-Couleé Presents: Bambi’s Black Box, Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series, Steppenwolf's 1700 Theater, 1700 N. Halsted, Chicago.   $18-$35.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/lookout

    July 19th, TBA, Grant Park Orchestra in Star Wars and More: the Music of John Williams, guest conductor Anthony Parnther, Millenium Park 20th Anniversary Celebration, presented by DCASE with the Grant Park Music Festival, Millennium Park Foundation, and others.  Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free.  FYI www.MillenniumPark.org

    July 19th, 7:00 pm, CG5: Under the Spotlight Tour, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  FYI www.axs.com

    July 19th, 7:00 pm, America: Ride On, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  www.ticketmaster.com

    July 19th, 7:30 pm, Pops Concert: The Brit Pack, 2024 Lakeside Pavilion Free Outdoor Summer Series, Lakeside Pavilion, McAninch Arts Center (MAC) on the campus of College of DuPage (COD), 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  Free.  FYI AtTheMAC.org.

    July 19th, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, Gates open at 6:00 pm.  Northwest Indiana Symphony.  Fox Pointe, 18138 Henry St, Lansing,  Free.  FYI www.foxpointe.org.  

    July 19th, 8:00 pm, Collaboraction Theatre’s House of Belonging live event series presents The Sandra Delgado Experience, Epiphany Center, 201 S. Ashland Ave., Chicago.  General admission $35, VIP table packages $90-$300.  FYI epiphanychi.com.

    July 19th, 8:00 pm, Grupo Firme - La Ultima Peda, Credit Union 1 Amphitheatre, 19100 Ridgeland Ave, Tinley Park.  Tickets start at $74.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

    July 20th, 11:00 am, Free Arts Programming across the Park, Millenium Park 20th Anniversary Celebration, presented by DCASE with the Grant Park Music Festival, Millennium Park Foundation, and others.  Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free.  FYI www.MillenniumPark.org

    **** July 20th, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Family Day: Donkey Hodie cast appearance with puppet demo and Family Day workshop, Elmhurst Art Museum presents an exhibition exploring the evolution of the PBS KIDS show, Donkey Hodie produced by Fred Rogers Productions & Spiffy Pictures, Designing Donkey Hodie: From Make-Believe to Someplace Else. Elmhurst Art Museum, 150 South Cottage Hill Avenue,  Elmhurst.  $18 for Adults (ages 18+), $15 for Seniors, $10 for Students, and $5 for Children. FYI 9630) 834-0202 or elmhurstartmuseum.org.

    July 20th, 4:00 -5:00 pm, Wave Wall Moves, Pop-Up Performance, The Uptown Rockers and The Joffrey Ballet Community Engagement After School Matters, Navy Pier's Wave Wall Platform, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  FYI https://seechicagodance.com/event/wave-wall-moves-3

    July 20th, 5:45 pm, George Strait, Soldier Field, 1410 Special Olympics Drive, Chicago.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com 

    July 20th, 6:30 pm, LOSERVILLE 2024: Limp Bizkit, BONES, N8NOFACE, Corey Feldman, Riff Raff, Credit Union 1 Amphitheater, 19100 Ridgeland, Tinley Park.  Tickets start at $57.  FYI www.concerts.livenation.com

    July 20th, 7:30 pm, Academy Award, Emmy and Grammy-winning artist, actor, author, activist and South Side native Common performing alongside the Grant Park Orchestra, conducted by Anthony Parnther, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millenium Park 20th Anniversary Celebration, presented by DCASE with the Grant Park Music Festival, Millennium Park Foundation, and others.  Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free, but online reservations required.  FYI www.MillenniumPark.org

    July 20th, 7:30 pm, I Love the 90's Tour, RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora.  $45.  FYI https://paramountaurora.com/events/i-love-the-90s-2024/

    July 20th, 8:00 pm, Muslim Writers Collective Chicago Presents: Blind Spots, Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series, Steppenwolf's 1700 Theater, 1700 N. Halsted, Chicago.  $15.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/lookout

    July 20th, 7:30 pm, Academy Award, Emmy and Grammy-winning artist, actor, author, activist and South Side native Common performing alongside the Grant Park Orchestra, conducted by Anthony Parnther, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millenium Park 20th Anniversary Celebration, presented by DCASE with the Grant Park Music Festival, Millennium Park Foundation, and others.  Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free, but online reservations required.  FYI www.MillenniumPark.org

    July 20th, 7:30 pm, I Love the 90's Tour, RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora.  $45.  FYI https://paramountaurora.com/events/i-love-the-90s-2024/

    July 20th, 8:00 pm, Muslim Writers Collective Chicago Presents: Blind Spots, Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series, Steppenwolf's 1700 Theater, 1700 N. Halsted, Chicago.  $15.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/lookout

    July 21st, 4:00 - 7:00 pm, The S&S Chicago Experience curated by Steve “Silk” Hurley and Shannon “Skip” Says, jay Pritzger Pavilion,  Millenium Park 20th Anniversary Celebration, presented by DCASE with the Grant Park Music Festival, Millennium Park Foundation, and others.  Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free.  FYI www.MillenniumPark.org

    July 21st, 7:15 pm, Christianee PortersThe Christi Show The Heath Mainstage,  The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $22-$37.  FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com.

    July 21st, 7:30 pm, 50th Anniversary of A Prairie Home Companion, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $45.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

    Ongoing Exhibits/Events

    Daily every 20-30 minutes, Big Bus Tours’ Hop-On Hop-Off experience, Service begins at Chicago Riverwalk, 98 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago @ 10:00 am; last bus departs @  5:00 pm.  Adults $40.50, Children 3 - 12 $35.  FYI www.bigbustours.com

    July 18th through 21st, Millenium Park 20th Anniversary Celebration, presented by DCASE with the Grant Park Music Festival, Millennium Park Foundation, and others.  Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free.  FYI www.MillenniumPark.org

    July 19th & 20th, 8:00 pm, July 21st, 5:00 pm, Lea Delaria, The Big Gay Cabaret Series presented by Ginger Minj, Venus Cabaret Theater, 3745 N. Southport Ave., Chicago.  $55-$65 (Meet & Greet an additional $25).  FYI www.mercurytheaterchicago.com or www.biggaycabaret.com.

    **** Through August 10th, Cabinet of Curiosity, in collaboration with lead partner Working Bikes, presents Pedal Powered Playground, Additional collaborators include the Chicago Park District, the Climate Action Museum, the School of the Art Institute, The Loop Alliance, and the Uptown Chamber of Commerce.  Locations around Chicago.  Free.  FYI www.cocechicago.com.

    Through August 11th, 7:30 pm, Sunset Live Tour, Big Bus Chicago Tours, departs & returns to Hard Rock Café, 63 W. Ontario St., Chicago.  Adults $40.50, Children 3 - 12 $35.  FYI www.bigbustours.com

    **** Through August 12th, Elmhurst Art Museum presents an exhibition exploring the evolution of the PBS KIDS show, Donkey Hodie produced by Fred Rogers Productions & Spiffy Pictures, Designing Donkey Hodie: From Make-Believe to Someplace Else. Elmhurst Art Museum, 150 South Cottage Hill Avenue,  Elmhurst.  $18 for Adults (ages 18+), $15 for Seniors, $10 for Students, and $5 for Children. FYI 9630) 834-0202 or elmhurstartmuseum.org.

    Through August 15th, M.A.D.D. Rhythms Tap Academy, Summer Session, Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. King Dr. (47th Street entrance), Chicago.  https://www.maddrhythms.com/tap-academy

    Through August 17th, Wednesdays, Fridays & most Saturdays, Grant Park Music Festival, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millenium Park, located on Michigan Ave, bordered by Randolph St. to the north, Columbus Dr. to the east and Monroe St. to the south.  Free.  FYI  www.GPMF.org, www.Chicago.gov/DCASE or www.MillenniumPark.org

    Through August 18th, Savor After Hours starring Val Chmerkovskiy, Broadway in Chicago, Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut, Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com. 

    Through August 26th, 6:30 pm Mondays, Water Flicks, outdoor film series.  Free movies. This summer’s theme is science, featuring movies including Back To The Future, Honey I Shrunk The Kids, Interstellar, Big Hero 6, Weird Science, and Oppenheimer (rated R), among others.  Lake Stage, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.  Free.  FYI  https://navypier.org/events-and-public-programs/

    Through August 27th, 6:00 pm, Cardio-centric fusion of Zumba and Jazzercise & 7:30 pm Yoga, Tuesdays, Pier Fitness: Rush Hour Workouts and Sunset Yoga, City Stage, Polk Brothers Park, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI https://navypier.org/events-and-public-programs/

    Through August 30th, 5:00 - 9:00 pm Thursdays & Fridays, Skyline Sessions, enjoy a variety of live music genres and styles with featured solo and ensemble artists are Larry Anthony, Lydia Cash, James Gedda, MER’s Music Showcase, Daniel Chavez Organ Quartet, and Meg & The Wheelers.  Navy Pier's Wave Wall Stage, 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI https://navypier.org/events-and-public-programs/

    Through August 31st, 4:00 - 5:00 pm Saturdays, Wave Wall Moves, Presented in partnership with See Chicago Dance, this live outdoor performance series showcases a diverse selection of Chicago dance companies, ensembles, and choreographers.  Navy Pier's Wave Wall Stage, 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI https://navypier.org/events-and-public-programs/

    Through August 31st, 5:30 - 10:00 pm Saturdays, Wave Wall Wax, Chicago’s top DJs mix it up with house and dance music. Navy Pier's Wave Wall Stage, 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI https://navypier.org/events-and-public-programs/

    Through August 31st, Doors open 6:00 pm, Show 7:00 pm, Thrusdays through Sundays,  Love Chaos & Dinner, Teatro Zinzanni, Spiegeltent ZaZou, Hotel Cambria, 32 W. Randolph, Chicago.  $99-$129.  FYI https://zinzanni.com/chicago/

    Through August 31st, 9:00 pm, Wednesdays & 10:00 pm, Saturdays, Summer Fireworks, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI NavyPier.org.

    Through September 1st, Schaumburg Boomers baseball, Wintrust Field, 1999 Springinsguth Road, Schaumburg.  FYI www.boomersbaseball.com.

    Through September 2nd, 2:00 pm to Closing, Saturdays & Sundays plus Memorial Day & Labor Day, Live on the Lake! Musical acts perform in Navy Pier's outdoor Beer Garden.  Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  FYI https://navypier.org/events-and-public-programs/

    Through September 15th, CLUE: A Walking Mystery, Part walking tour, part murder mystery,  the mystery continues in Chicago, featuring new clues, puzzles and locations (including some old favorites).  Begins at Block 37, located at 108 N. State St., on the Pedway Level near Starbucks.  $35.  FYI cluewalkingexperience.com

    Through September 25th, 7:00 Wednesdays, David Parr, Magical Thinking, Artist in Residence Series, Chicago Magic Lounge, 5050 N. Clark Street, Chicago.  $40.  FYI (312) 366-4500 or chicagomagiclounge.com.

    Through October 5th, New Edition, Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI hydeparkart.org.

    Through October 6th, Wednesday - Sunday, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm, Alberto Aguilar: “Grid Luck” Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA), McAninch Arts Center (MAC) on the campus of College of DuPage (COD), 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  Free.  FYI AtTheMAC.org.

    Through October 22nd, Teen Show, Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI hydeparkart.org.

    Through October 27th, Sundays, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm (closed June 30 & August 18), Rogers Park Business Alliance presents the Glenwood Sunday Market, Southbound Glenwood Avenue between Morse and Lunt Avenues (west side of the CTA Red Line Morse stop), Rogers Park, Chicago.  FYI www.glenwoodsundaymarket.org.

    Through October 27thThe United Colors of Robert Earl PaigeHyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago.  FYI www.hydeparkart.org

    Through October 31st, Chicago: Home of House Exhibit, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  Free.  FYI NavyPier.org.

    Through December 31st, 7:30 pm, Dennis Watkins in partnership with the Goodman Theatre & Petterino's announces The Magic Parlor with Dennis Watkins, 50 W. Randolph, Chicago.  $85 ($115 for performance + encore experience).  FYI (312) 443-3800 or TheMagicParlourChicago.com.

    Through January 31st, (2025), 12:00 - 6:00 pm Daily, Far South CDC Marketplace, 837 W. 115th Street, Chicago.  FYI (773) 831-7107 or farsouthcdc.org/marketplace 

    **** Open Year Round, Sunday to Thursday, 11:00 am - 8:00 pm; Friday & Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm  (Timed Entrances Every 15 Minutes), Flyover Chicago, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago.  $24.95 Adults; $19.95 Military; $14.95 Children 13 & under.  Children must be at least 40" (102 cm) tall. Children (13 and under) must be accompanied by an adult or guardian (14 years or older).  FYI www.ExperienceFlyover.com/Chicago.

    At Chicago Magic Lounge

    Open Run, Mondays at 7:00 pm, Music and Magic, Chicago Magic Lounge, 5050 N. Clark Street, Chicago.  $30.  FYI (312) 366-4500 or chicagomagiclounge.com.

    Open Run, Tuesdays at 7:00 pm, The Showcase, Chicago Magic Lounge, 5050 N. Clark Street, Chicago.  $40.  FYI (312) 366-4500 or chicagomagiclounge.com.

    Open Run, Wednesdays, 7:00 pm, Artist in Residence Series, Chicago Magic Lounge, 5050 N. Clark Street, Chicago.  $40.  FYI (312) 366-4500 or chicagomagiclounge.com.

    Open Run, Thursdays through Sundays at 7:00 pm, Fridays & Sundays at 10:00 pm, The Signature Show, Chicago Magic Lounge, 5050 N. Clark Street, Chicago.  $52.50-$85.  FYI (312) 366-4500 or chicagomagiclounge.com.

    Open Run, Select Sundays at 3:00 pm, Family Show, Chicago Magic Lounge, 5050 N. Clark Street, Chicago.  $35-$40 (standard), $45-$50 (front row).  FYI (312) 366-4500 or chicagomagiclounge.com.

    Now Playing in Michigan:

     July 19th, Doors open at 1:00 pm ET, Jelly Roll, Foster Horses Festival, Michigan International Speedway, 12626 US-12, Brooklyn, MI. FYI https://fasterhorsesfestival.frontgatetickets.com

    July 21st, 8:00 pm ET, Allen Stone Summer Headline Tour, Intersection - Elevation, 133 Cesar E. Chavez Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI. Tickets start at $61.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

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