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Thursday 2017.11.23
** Thanksgiving. A legal holiday. 4th Thursday in November Yearly.
Day to give thanks for the blessings and bounty one has received. Volunteer somewhere.
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* State Street Thanksgiving Parade (since 1934). Very big, w/ Santa. 4th Thursday in November Yearly. All ages. Free 8a-11a.
Top marching bands, 100 giant balloons, carried live on WGN, 300K attend.
chicagofestivals.orgState from Congress to Randolph. Downtown, come by train.
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Dreaming Bigger in Strange Times. -2017.12.16 Th+Fr -6p, Sa+Su 12-4p.
Invitational exhibition featuring women artists currently residing in the Midwest.
Woman Made Gallery, 312/738-0400, 2150 S Canalport #4A-3.
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The Orville. Thursdays All ages. Free 8p.
New comedy sci-fi w/ Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes, ...
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Seasonal
Collected Holiday Songs, Recipes and Stories. -2017.12.29 Yearly. All ages. Free.
Check out this terrific comprehensive set of popular holiday songs, recipes and stories.
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HOLIDAY CLASSICS. -2018.01.03 Yearly. All ages.
* A Christmas Carol: 11.18-12.31 Goodman Theatre, 312/443-3800, 200 S Columbus, http://goodmantheatre.org
* The Nutcracker: 12.01-12.30 Joffrey Ballet, Auditorium Theatre, 312/431-2357, 50 E Congress, http://www.joffrey.com
* Christmas Around The World: 11.17-01.07 Dozens of spectacular International holiday decorated trees, Museum of Science and Industry, http://msichicago.org
* Zoolights: 11.24-01.07 Over a million lights, certain dates/times, Lincoln Park Zoo, http://lpzoo.com
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Ice Skating. -2018.02.28 Yearly.
Weather permitting: Wrigley Field; Millennium Park, 312/742-5222, 55 N Michigan; Warren Park, 773/262-8656, 6601 N Western; Riis Park, 312/746-5735, 6100 W Fullerton; Daley Plaza, 312/742-7650, 337 E Randolph; more...
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Christkindlmarket (since 1997). Festive German style holiday market. -2017.12.24 Yearly. All ages. Free Su-Th -8p, Fr+Sa -9p 11a.
50 Timber cabins, ethnic foods, fine crafted gifts, music, sweets.
christkindlmarket.comDaley Plaza, 312/744-3370, 50 W Washington. Washington and Dearborn.
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Holiday Train. -2017.12.23 Yearly. Wk 3-7p, Sa 1-8p.
Fr 11.24: Green & Orange lines
Sa 11.25: Green line (+photos w/ Santa)
Tu 11.28: Green & Orange lines
We 11.29: Orange & Brown lines
Th 11.30: Orange & Brown lines
Fr 12.01: Orange & Brown lines
Sa 12.02: Orange & Brown lines (+photos w/ Santa)
Tu 12.05: Pink line
We 12.06: Pink line
Th 12.07: Blue line
Fr 12.08: Blue line
Sa 12.09: Blue line (+photos on Pink line)
Tu 12.12: Red line
We 12.13: Purple line
Th 12.14: Red line
Fr 12.15: Purple line
Sa 12.16: Red & Purple lines (+photos w/ Santa)
Th 12.21: Purple line
Fr 12.22: Yellow line.
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A Klingon Christmas Carol. -2017.12.17 Yearly. All ages. $22+ Th-Sa 8p, Su 2p.
"Scrooge has no honor, nor any courage. Can three ghosts help him to become the true warrior he ought to be in time to save Tiny Tim from a horrible fate? Performed in the Original Klingon with English Supertitles, and narrative analysis from The Vulcan Institute of Cultural Anthropology."
edgeoforion.com/klingon-christmas-carolRaven Theatre, 773/338-2177, 6157 N Clark.
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Ongoing
"Justice League" now playing.
Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, ...
justiceleaguethemovie.comTheaters Everywhere.
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Now playing.
Thor: Ragnarok, Bad Moms Christmas, Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, Blade Runner 2049, Lucky, Battle of the Sexes, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, In Search of Fellini, Rememory, Tulip Fever, I Do Until I Don't, Marjorie Prime, An Inconvenient Sequel, Atomic Blonde, The Emoji Movie, The Midwife, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Chasing Coral, The Big Sick, ...
Theaters Everywhere.
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Sing-a-long Sound of Music. -2017.12.03 Yearly. ~$15 Eight showings.
The classic film, subtitled, with costume contest. Usually sells out.
Music Box Theatre, 773/871-6604, 3733 N Southport.
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WAY too much great theater and comedy and dance to cover.
Pickup Reader and NewCity and TimeOut magazines.
Hundreds of city locations.
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J.B. -2017.12.10 All ages. $12-32 7:30p.
Archibald MacLeish's 1958 traveling circus version of the Book of Job performed by mature actresses.
bedno.com/fb/178970032653955City Lit Theater, 773/293-3682, 1020 W Bryn Mawr Ave.
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The Infinite Wrench. -2017.12.17 Su 7p, Fr+Sa 11:30p.
Successor to TMLMBGB's 28 year run.
Neo-Futurarium, 773/275-5255, 5153 N Ashland.
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