Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks to stop at Aurora's Riveredge Park August 3rd

Date: 
Sat, 08/03/2019 - 5:30pm to 9:00pm

Chicago Shakespeare Theater, the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District, Boeing and BMO Harris announced today the annual citywide summer tradition, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks. In addition to 24 performances at 18 city parks, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks will also bring this summer’s touring production, The Comedy of Errors, to one suburban venue, Thomas J. Weisner RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway Ave. in Aurora.

Food Truck Festival

Date: 
Fri, 08/09/2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

On August 9th from 11:00 am-1:00 pm, Community Hospital will hold a Food Truck Festival, featuring The Cheesy Truck, Lulu's Licks and Cute as a Cupcake. Food Trucks will be parked at the old Emergency Entrance,  West Side facing Calumet Avenue

Three Performances Only! The Den Theatre Presents Comedian PATTON OSWALT August 15th – 16th

Date: 
Thu, 08/15/2019 - 7:00pm to Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:00pm

Emmy and Grammy Award-winning comedian Patton Oswalt brings his stand-up tour to The Den Theatre for three performances only August 15 – 16, 2019, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets ($35 general admission, $55 VIP table seating) are currently available at www.thedentheatre.com, in person at the The Den box office or by calling (773) 697-3830. Ages 18+.

August 17th - SmoothChicago Celebrates the Music of the '70s & '80s

Date: 
Sat, 08/17/2019 - 8:00pm to 11:30pm

On August 17th, SmoothChicago celebrates the music of the 70's & 80s with two BIG shows for one ticket starting at $40.
Hollywood Swingin Band's Tribute to Kool & the Gang Showtime 8:00PM
Shining Star Band's Tribute to Earth Wind & Fire Showtime 9:20PM

The Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra Performs a Free Outdoor Concert at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago's Millennium Park Aug. 18

Date: 
Sun, 08/18/2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

The Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra (HKCO), led by conductor Huichang Yan, makes its Chicago debut in a free outdoor concert at Millennium Park's Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E. Randolph St., Sunday, Aug. 18 from 5-7 p.m.

MARIA CALLAS RETURNS TO THE STAGE at LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 WITH FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND HOLOGRAM CONCERT TOUR

Date: 
Sat, 09/07/2019 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

Tickets are on sale now for the September 7 onstage return of the legendary opera diva Maria Callas to the Lyric Opera House -- where she made her American debut in the title role of Norma in 1954, to open the company’s very first season.

“GAME OF THRONES” AUTHOR GEORGE R. R. MARTIN TO BE HONORED WITH CARL SANDBURG LITERARY AWARD AT OCTOBER 10 CELEBRATION

Date: 
Thu, 10/10/2019 - 5:30pm to 10:00pm

Chicago Public Library and the Chicago Public Library Foundation announced today that fantasy and science fiction writer George R. R. Martin will receive the 2019 Carl Sandburg Literary Award. Martin is best known for his epic fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire, which inspired the HBO series Game of Thrones.

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