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Saturday 2018.08.18
** Air and Water Show (since 1959). WORLD CLASS EVENT!!! -Sunday Yearly. 9a-4p.
Water show 9-11a, air show 11a-4p. Narrated on WBBM (780AM) so bring a radio, swimming, vending, megapeople, dangerous UV so use sunscreen. Arrive early, bring water, prepare for extreme crowds. Consider watching from alternate points such as Montrose, a cruise, or hi-rise. Blue Angels, Lima Lima, Navy SEALs, bi-planes, F15, F14, F18, F117, B1b, B2, C141, KC135, AH64, A10 aircraft.
chicagoairandwatershow.usPeaks at North Avenue beach, 312/744-3370. Red line to Clark/Division then walk North.
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* Glenwood Ave Arts Fest (since 2002). -Sunday Yearly. All ages. Free 12-9p.
Arts, crafts, music, theatre, bands, numerous quality entertainers for kids.
glenwoodave.orgGlenwood at Morse Rogers Park.
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International Art Open (since 1987). -2018.09.08 Yearly. Th+Fr -6p, Sa+Su 12-4p.
Juried works by dozens of artists.
Woman Made Gallery, 312/738-0400, 2150 S. Canalport #4A-3.
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College of Complexes (since 1951). "The Playground for People Who Think" Saturdays All ages. $3? 2.5hrs 6-11p.
Structured Weekly Free Speech Forum With Quality Lecturers and Good American Food And Bar.
08.18: Making Meaning: Seeking the Most Meaningful Life.
312/326-2120 collegeofcomplexes.orgDappers East Restaurant, 773/509-9100, 2901 W. Addison.
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Drake. -Saturday All ages. $59-199 2 nites. 7p.
"Aubrey and The Three Migos" tour.
drakeofficial.comUnited Center, 1901 W Madison.
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Dance for Life (since 1992). Yearly. All ages. $75-600 7:30p.
Includes Giordano, Hubbard, Joffrey, more.
312/922-5812 chicagodancersunited.org/dance-for-lifeAuditorium, 312/431-2357, 50 E Congress. Downtown.
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Keith Urban. $28-107 7:30p.
"Graffiti U" tour.
keithurban.netTinley Park Amphitheatre, 708/614-1616, 19100 South Ridgeland Ave, Tinley Park. I-80 and Harlem Avenue, South Suburban, expect heavy traffic.
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Toad The Wet Sprocket. 18+ $40-118 8p.
Jam and 93XRT present.
toadthewetsprocket.comPark West, 773/929-1322, 322 W Armitage.
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"Twisted" Saturdays 21+ $0 -11p, $5 -1a, $7+ 9:30p-5a.
"Meet and mingle with a truly diverse crowd. Dress up or dress down... this is the place to be what you want to be!"
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
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Depeche Mode Experience. 21+ $20 9:30p.
Strangelove. With PriMary, The Cure Tribute.
depechetribute.comMartyrs', 773/404-9494, 3855 N Lincoln.
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Kiss Kiss Cabaret (since 2011). Saturdays 18+ $27-47 10p.
A wild mix of hilarious hosts, quirky musicians, incredible variety performers and beautiful burlesque beauties. Catch the up-close magic show at 7:30p.
kisskisscabaret.comUptown Underground, 773/867-1946, 4707 N Broadway.
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Vaudezilla! Saturdays 18+ $20 10:30p.
One-of-a-kind burlesque, drag, and aerial acts ranging from classic Vegas-style showgirls to cutting-edge gender-non-conforming performance artists.
08.18: Annie-Mae Allure.
Vaudezilla.comStage 773, 773/327-5252, 1225 W. Belmont. Near Racine.
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Seasonal
Farmers Markets (since 1980). Fresh and charming. -2018.10.31 Yearly. All ages. Free.
Mo: Loyola; Tu: ColumbusPark, FederalPlaza, LincolnSquare; We: Andersonville, GreenCity, Lawndale, Pullman, Ravenswood; Th: Daley Plaza, Argyle, Austin, GarfieldPark, HydePark; Sa: Division&Dearborn, Edgewater, GarfieldPark, HornerPark, more; Su: Glenwood&Morse, IndependencePark, LoganSquare, WickerPark, Pilsen, PortagePark;
chicagofarmersmarkets.usVarious city locations.
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Fun Bands at the Beer Garden nightly. All ages. Free.
navypier.org/explore/live-entertainment/live-musicNavy Pier, 312/595-7437 (PIER), 600 E Grand. Miller Beer Garden at the Tip.
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Pleasant Outdoor Concerts almost daily. -2018.09.17 Yearly.
Fr 8.17: Earth, Wind & Fire, 5pm
Sa 8.18: Dvorak's Rusalka: A Mermaid's Tale, 11am
Sa 8.18: CSO: Igor Levit, 5pm
Mo 8.20: Milos Karadaglic: "Voice of the Guitar", 5pm
Tu 8.21: Joshua Bell: The Red Violin, 5pm
Tu 8.21: Jonathan Biss: Beethoven Piano Sonatas, Part 6, 5pm
We 8.22: Jonathan Biss: Beethoven Piano Sonatas, Part 7, 5pm
We 8.22: CAKE and Ben Folds, 5pm
Th 8.23: Dominic Cheli, 4pm
Th 8.23: Sugarland: Still The Same Tour, 6pm.
Ravinia, 847/266-5100, 400 Iris Lane, Highland Pk. Served by Metra.
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Shakespeare's Best (since 2012). -2018.08.26 Yearly. All ages. Free.
Tu 8.21: Calumet Park, 9801 S, 6:30p.
We 8.22: Ogden Park, 6500 S Racine, 6:30p.
Th 8.23: Piotrowski Park, 4247 W 31st 6:30p.
chicagoshakes.comVarious City Parks.
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Summer Vacation. -2018.09.04 Yearly.
cps.eduChicago Public Schools.
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Illinois State Fair. -2018.08.19 Yearly. 7a-12a.
Deep fried fun, animals on parade, sights and sounds, contests, performers, honest mid-western fun.
Illinois State Fairgrounds, 801 Sagamon, Springfield.
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Bristol Renaissance Faire (since 1988). Party like it's 1599!!! Sa/Su -2018.09.02 Yearly. All ages. $8-16+ Coupons online. 10a-7p.
Open just nine enchanted weekends, rain or shine. Spend all day. Hundreds of costumed performers (about a dozen stages) including Queen Elizabeth & Court, over 160 unique artisans all within a recreated 16th Century village. Mouth watering foods of all description (several dozen booths) and aroma & fine imported ales. Big, fun, joyful, semi-realistic, classic goth outing, costumes encouraged, sometimes hot.
Renaissance Village, 847/395-7773, 12550 120th, Kenosha WI. 94 North to Russell Rd (Exit 1), left (W) to Frontage Rd, right to 128 then follow signs.
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Chicago Summerdance (since 1997). Lessons, dancing, big bands, different style everyday. -2018.08.25 Yearly. All ages. Free Su 4-7p, Th-Sa 6-9:30p.
Salsa, Swing, Waltz, Bamboleo, Cha Cha, Polka, Tango, Mambo, Fox Trot, etc. Lessons first hour.
chicagosummerdance.orgGrant Park, 312/742-4007, 601 S Michigan. Between Harrison and Balbo, easy by train, bus, trolley, bike or blade.
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Bands at Montrose Beach. Daily. -2018.09.01 Yearly. All ages. Free 7p.
Plus beers, cocktails, dining.
facebook.com/TheDockatMontroseBeachMontrose Beach, 200 W Montrose Harbor Dr.
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FIREWORKS!!! Sa/We -2018.09.01 Yearly. All ages. Free We 9:30p, Sa 10:15p.
Visible anywhere near the lake.
navypier.org/explore/fireworksNavy Pier, 312/222-9328, 600 E Grand. Take the free trolley.
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Ongoing
Movies in the Parks (since 2001). -2018.09.07 Yearly. All ages. Free At Dusk.
Fr 8.17: Black Panther at Bessemer Park
Fr 8.17: Coco at Maggie Daley Park
Fr 8.17: Spark: A Space Tail at Revere Park
Fr 8.17: Spider-Man: Homecoming at John Clark Park
Fr 8.17: Wonder at Vittum Park
Sa 8.18: Black Panther at Dusable Museum
Sa 8.18: Roman Holiday at Churchill Field Playlot Park
Sa 8.18: Sing at Sauganash Park
Su 8.19: Star Wars: The Last Jedi at Women's Park and Gardens
Su 8.19: Wonder at Unity Playlot Park
Mo 8.20: Moana at Rowan Park
Mo 8.20: Sunset Boulevard at Osterman Beach
Mo 8.20: Wonder Woman at South Shore Cultural Center
Tu 8.21: Slumdog Millionaire at Pritzker Pavilion
Tu 8.21: A Dog's Purpose at McKinley Park
Tu 8.21: Coco at Lawler Park
Tu 8.21: Coco at Montgomery Ward Park
We 8.22: Coco at Kedvale Park
We 8.22: Star Wars: The Last Jedi at Union Park
We 8.22: Wonder Woman at Women's Park and Gardens
Th 8.23: A Dog's Purpose at Frank J Wilson Park
Th 8.23: Elevator to the Gallows (Ascenseur pour l'Echafaud) at Dusable Museum
Th 8.23: Hidden Figures at Fosco Park.
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The Wife, Juliet Naked, Alpha, Christopher Robin, The Spy Who Dumped Me, Mission: Impossible - Fallout, Teen Titans Go!, Generation Wealth, Shock and Awe, Skyscraper, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Sorry to Bother You, Leave No Trace, Three Identical Strangers, Woman Walks Ahead, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, The King, Incredibles 2, Hotel Artemis, Ocean's 8, Won't You Be My Neighbor?, ...
Theaters Everywhere.
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WAY too much great theater and comedy and dance to cover.
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Hundreds of city locations.
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