• Entertainment This Week

    Art on the Mart

    Through June 29thFloe, a piece spotlighting climate change, extreme weather, vanishing ice, denialism, bodies of water and, ultimately, bodies,  Chicago dance company The Seldoms.  Art on theMART, projections of contemporary artwork across the 2.5-acre river-façade of theMART.  Visible to the public from Wacker Drive and along the Chicago Riverwalk.   FYI www.artonthemart.com.  

    Now Playing in Indiana

    May 20th, 8:00 pm, Hannah EllisCouncil Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

    May 20th, 9:00 pm, Hannah EllisHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

    May 21st, 6:30 pm, Limp Biskit, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  $89.50 and up.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

    ​​​​​​​May 21st, 8:00 pm, Fletcher Rockwell, Council Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

    May 21st, 9:00 pm, Boy Band ReviewHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

    Now Playing in Illinois:

    May 16th, 7:30 pm, Reprise Screeinings, Perfect First Date & The Washing Machine.  Cabaret performance, Joe Lewis and Korinne Yonan accompanied by pianist Bryan McCaffrey, sing “A 21St Century Romance : the Love Story Between Fag and Hag, Songs that Kept Me Sane When the World Met the Pandemic, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago,  $20.  FYI (773) 857-0222 or www.pridearts.org.  

    May 16th, 8:00 pm, Fiorello Studios present Bella Blackshaw sings Sara Bareilles, Davenport’s Piano Bar & Cabaret, 1383 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago.  $15 with a two-drink minimum.  All patrons must be 21 years old or older and vaccinated.  FYI DavenportsPianoBar.com.

    May 16thDempster St. Pro Musica returns with Spring Strings: music by Mozart, Stravinsky, and Beethoven played by the Lincoln Quartet, violinists Qing Hou and Lei Hou, violist Lawrence Neuman, and cellist Kenneth Olsen.  Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, Suite 350A, Chicago.  FYI  www.guarnerihall.org.

    May 19th, 6:00 pm, the National Hellenic Museum (NHM) and the Mies van der Rohe Society co-host Classical and Modern MiesNHM (333 S. Halsted Street, Chicago.  Tickets: Virtual, $10, In-person, $40 (includes post-program reception.  FYI miessociety.org/May2022.

    May 20th, 8:00 pm, The Kerwin Trio, Jazz Set for Working Stiffs, Davenport’s Piano Bar & Cabaret, 1383 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago.  $15 with a two-drink minimum.  All patrons must be 21 years old or older and vaccinated.  FYI DavenportsPianoBar.com.

    ​​​​​​​May 20th, 8:00 pm-2:00 am, Argentine Tango Milonga dance party at Immersive Van Gogh and Immersive Frida Kahlo experiences, Lighthouse ArtSpace Chicago, 108 W. Germania Pl., Chicago.  Immersive projection show and tango event for $59.99 (8 p.m. – 2 a.m.), or just the tango event for $39.99 (9 p.m. – 2 a.m.).  21 and older.  FYI vangoghchicago.com/tango-milonga.

    ​​​​​​​May 20th & 21st, 7:30 pm, May 22nd, 2:00 pm, Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg - Russian Hamlet, Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets to individual productions will go on sale on October 27th.  FYI https://tickets.auditoriumtheatre.org/

    May 21st, 8:00 pm, Micky York, After Party: Alanis 2.0, Davenport’s Piano Bar & Cabaret, 1383 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago.  $15 with a two-drink minimum.  All patrons must be 21 years old or older and vaccinated.  FYI DavenportsPianoBar.com.

    May 22nd, 12:00 - 6:00 pm, the Greektown Agora (Greek for “marketplace”), presented by Greektown SSA #16 at Elysian Field at the corner of Halsted and Van Buren Streets, Chicago.  FYI greektownchicago.org.

    May 22nd, 2:30 pm, Greektown Chicago presents the Greek Heritage Parade, Halsted St. from Randolph St. to Van Buren, Chicago.  FYI greektownchicago.org.

    ​​​​​​​May 22nd, 3:00 pm, MADD Rhythms & Chicago Tap Theatre as Chicago Tap All-Stars Performance: Bridging the Gap: One Step at a Time, Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. King Dr., Chicago.  $28 - $42, with VIP tickets for $75 (Streaming FREE - $40 (June 3 - 12).  FYI https://bit.ly/chicagotapallstars.

    May 22nd, 7;00 pm, Annika Andersson, The Search for Ever After, Davenport’s Piano Bar & Cabaret, 1383 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago.  $15 with a two-drink minimum.  All patrons must be 21 years old or older and vaccinated.  FYI DavenportsPianoBar.com.

    Through May 22nd, audio adaptation of I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter,Steppenwolf for Young Adults.  The restreaming is available for FREE to all Chicagoland teachers and students along with a companion Study GuideStudent and teacher registration is now open HEREFYI steppenwolf.org/education

    May 23rd, 6:30 pm, 2022 Broadway In Chicago Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards (IHSMTA), Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, 175 E. Chestnut, Chicago.  FYI www.BroadwayInChicago.com/about/IHSMTA/

    Through October 30th, Sundays, 8:00 am-2:00 pm, Wicker Park Farmers Market, 1425 N. Damen Avenue, Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce.  Market is plastic free.  FYI www.wickerparkfarmersmarket.com

    At Second City 

    Open Run, Thursdays through Sundays, 7:00 & 10:00 pm, Together at Last, Mainstage, The Second City.  FYI www.secondcity.com.

    Open Run, Thursdays through Sundays, 7:00 & 10:00 pm, Out of the House Party, e.t.c., The Second City.  FYI www.secondcity.com.

    Open Run, Mondays–Wednesdays at 8:00 pm, Saturdays at 4:00 pm, The Best of The Second City, UP Comedy Club, The Second City,  third floor of Piper’s Alley, 230 W North Avenue, Chicago.  Tickets start at $29.00.  FYI 312-337-3992 or www.secondcity.com.

    Open Run, Thursdays–Saturdays at 8:00 pm; Sundays at 5:00 and 8:00 pm, Sing Out, Second City, UP Comedy Club, The Second City,  third floor of Piper’s Alley, 230 W North Avenue, Chicago.  Tickets start at $29.00.  FYI 312-337-3992 or www.secondcity.com.

    Open Run, Sundays at 12:00 noon, The Second City’s Improv Brunch, UP Comedy Club, The Second City,  third floor of Piper’s Alley, 230 W North Avenue, Chicago.  Tickets start at $29.00.  FYI 312-337-3992 or www.secondcity.com.

    Open Run, Fridays at 11:00 pm, The Second City’s Improv All-Stars, UP Comedy Club, The Second City,  third floor of Piper’s Alley, 230 W North Avenue, Chicago.  Tickets start at $29.00.  FYI 312-337-3992 or www.secondcity.com.

    Open Run, Saturdays at 11:00 pm, The Second City’s Late Night Date Night, UP Comedy Club, The Second City,  third floor of Piper’s Alley, 230 W North Avenue, Chicago.  Tickets start at $29.00.  FYI 312-337-3992 or www.secondcity.com.

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