BEDNO.COM  Chicago's most underemployed guide.  
 EVENTS 
Events This Week
 NEWSLETTER 
?

 Andrew


 Photos


 Events
   Year's Best
   Calendar
   Period
       Events
       Weekend
       This Week
       Next
       Future
       Later
   Type
   Submit
   Newsletter
   Past
   Seasonal
   Places
   Weather


 Mind


 Body


 Site


 ^  © 2017
 Andrew Bedno
 
 Andrew@Bedno.com
 •   AndrewBedno.com
 •   Bedno.com
 •   Chi.Bike
 •   ChicagoSkater.org
 •   ChicagoFunNews.com
 •   ChicagoNakedRide.org
 •   TritonTroupersCircus.com
 
Events week of Friday, March 24th, 2017

Click on calendar for other days  
Other views:  Terse Summary • Calendar Style
   
2:57p Fri Mar 24 2017
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
262728
1011
12131415161718
192021222324 25 
26 27 28 29 30 31 1  
2  3  4  5  6  7  8  
9  10 11 12 13 1415

Friday 2017.03.24 ^
Alvin Ailey ballet. -2017.03.26 All ages. $$.
http://alvinailey.org
Auditorium, 312/431-2357, 50 E Congress. Downtown.
http://auditoriumtheatre.org
MAP TICKETS INFO SHARE

National Women's History Month (since 1987). THANXX! -2017.03.31 Yearly.
2017 theme: "Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business"
http://www.nwhp.org
INFO SHARE

Chicago Flower and Garden Show (since 1995). -2017.03.26 Yearly. All ages. $5-15+ Th-Sa 10a-8p, Su-We 10a-6p.
Dozens of themed gardens magically transform the space into a lush botanical wonderland of color. Also lectures, demos and hundreds of products and info booths.
http://chicagoflower.com
Navy Pier, 312/595-7437 (PIER), 600 E Grand. On-site parking, or Grand Red line stop then take free trolley.
http://navypier.com
MAP PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

Stronger Together. -2017.04.15 Th-Fr -6p, Sa/Su 12-4p.
Celebrating Women Artists from WMG's past 25 years.
Woman Made Gallery, 312/738-0400, 685 N Milwaukee.
http://womanmade.org
MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO SHARE

* Protest Paul Ryan. All ages. Free 4:30-7:30p.
This amoral alpha-sadist plans to host a $50K/plate dinner while stripping healthcare from the needy, so Chicago's patriots must act as his conscience.
http://bedno.com/fb/412869859045673
Chicago Club, 312/427-1825, 81 E Van Buren St.
http://thechicagoclub.org
MAP SHARE

Regina Spektor. $40++ 7:30p.
http://reginaspektor.com
Chicago Theatre, 773/561-9500, 175 N State. Downtown.
http://thechicagotheatre.com
MAP TICKETS PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

Kiss Kiss Cabaret (since 2011). Fr/Sa 18+ $20-40 8p.
A wild mix of hilarious hosts, quirky musicians, incredible variety performers and beautiful burlesque beauties.
http://kisskisscabaret.com
Uptown Underground, 773/867-1946, 4707 N Broadway.
http://uptownunderground.net
MAP SHARE

Cosmix. Fridays 21+ $0-5 10p-4a.
"A multimedia music & video dance party where art meets nightlife." Often preceded by theme events. Greg Haus spins Electronica/Indie Alternative dance music.
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
http://berlinchicago.com
MAP PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE


Saturday 2017.03.25 ^
America's Beauty Show (since 1998). -Monday Yearly. $20-100.
Renowned event for cosmetology professionals, with vendors, speakers, classes, demos, competitions, parties.
800/883-7808 http://www.americasbeautyshow.com/
McCormick Place, 2301 S Lake Shore.
http://www.mccormickplace.com
MAP TICKETS PHOTOS SHARE

Maple Syrup Festival. -Sunday Yearly. All ages. Free 10a-3p.
"Bring the family to experience the entire maple syrup making process, from tapping the tree and collecting sap to boiling it down to syrup. Stroll the sugar bush, enjoy storytelling and live music, make a craft, and taste homemade syrup."
http://chicagoparkdistrict.com/events/Maple-Syrup-Festival-at-NPV4
North Park Village Nature Center, 312/744-5472, 5801 N. Pulaski.
http://chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/North-Park-Village-Nature-Center
MAP SHARE

All Day Fantasy Film Fest. All ages. $13-15 come&go 11a-11p.
Noon: Dark Crystal, 2pm: Flash Gordon, 4:20pm: Legend, 6:30pm: Masters Of The Universe, 8:30pm: Dune. Plus cartoons, shorts films, charity auction for Vital Bridges.
Brew&View, 773/929-6713, 3145 N Sheffield.
http://brewview.com
MAP TICKETS PHOTOS FIND INFO SHARE

Hennypalooza. 21+ $51 4p.
Party for Hennessy fans and friends.
http://hennypalooza.com
Metro, 773/549-0203, 3730 N Clark. Near Red Line Addison stop.
http://metrochicago.com/shows
MAP TICKETS PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

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.
03.25: Fraudulent "Cold War": Historian Ted Aranda's political analysis.
312/326-2120 http://collegeofcomplexes.org
Dappers East Restaurant, 773/509-9100, 2901 W. Addison.
http://facebook.com/Dappers-Restaurant-East-111805538856448
MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO SHARE

Experience Hendrix. $41-101 7:30p.
Premier homage.
http://experiencehendrixtour.com
Chicago Theatre, 773/561-9500, 175 N State. Downtown.
http://thechicagotheatre.com
MAP TICKETS PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

Katt Williams. Ages? $52-125 8p.
"Great America" Tour.
http://kattwilliams.com
UIC Pavilion, 312/413-5700, 525 S. Racine.
http://uicpavilion.com/pavilion/calendar
MAP TICKETS SHARE

Earth Hour. Yearly. All ages. Free 8:30-9:30p.
"Sends a powerful message of concern beyond our city that demonstrates a readiness to address the harmful effects of climate change. Turns attention towards the need for substantial, long-term action to raise awareness about energy efficiency and global climate change."
http://earthhour.org
Turn off all lights., Wherever you are.
MAP INFO SHARE

Star Wars Burlesque. Saturdays 18+ $28 9p.
Gorilla Tango Theatre, 773/598-4549, 1919 N Milwaukee. By Blue Line Western stop.
http://GorillaTango.com
MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO SHARE

"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.
http://berlinchicago.com
MAP PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

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.
http://Vaudezilla.com
Stage 773, 773/327-5252, 1225 W. Belmont. Near Racine.
http://stage773.com
MAP INFO SHARE


Sunday 2017.03.26 ^
Neighborhoods of the World. Sundays All ages. Free 12-4p.
Honoring Chicago's immigrant communities and rich diversity with a lively afternoon of music, dance, colorful costumes, authentic cuisine, and folk art vendors.
03.26: Celebrate Greece.
Navy Pier, Crystal Gardens, 312/595-7437 (PIER), 600 E Grand. Grand Red line stop then take free trolley.
http://navypier.com
MAP PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

New Fox cartoons. Sundays All ages. Free 6:30p.
May include Simpsons, Family Guy, Bob's Burgers, Son of Zorn, more.
http://thesimpsons.com
FOX. http://www.fox.com
TIMES MAP PHOTOS INFO SHARE

Bon Jovi. All ages. $19-500+ 7:30p.
"This House Is Not For Sale" tour.
http://bonjovi.com
United Center, 1901 W Madison.
http://unitedcenter.com/calendar
MAP TICKETS INFO SHARE

"Adult Swim" Sundays All ages. Free 10p-12a.
Extraordinary block of popular and leading-edge absurdist cartoonage.
http://www.adultswim.com
TOON. On cable.
http://www.cartoonnetwork.com
TIMES MAP INFO SHARE


Monday 2017.03.27 ^
Pron and Chicken Dance Party. Mondays 21+ $? 10p-?a.
"A safe haven for all things lewd & crude, lascivious & licentious."
03.27: "Last Dragon" Banger!
http://facebook.com/PnCDjs
evilOlive, 773/235-9100, 1551 W Division.
http://evil-olive.com
MAP SHARE


Tuesday 2017.03.28 ^
Chi Hack Night. Tuesdays All ages. Free 6-10p.
"Volunteers create web apps with open data to improve transparency, efficiency, and decision-making for governments and our democracy."
http://chihacknight.org
1871, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza. 12th Floor.
http://1871.com
MAP SHARE

Chicago Underground Comedy. Tuesdays 21+ $5 Doors 9p.
"The Hippest, Hottest Stand-Up Showcase to Emerge in Years" +good menu & booze.
http://facebook.com/chicagoundergroundcomedy
Beat Kitchen, 773/281-4444, 2100 W Belmont.
http://beatkitchen.com
MAP PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

Proper Drum&Bass. Tuesdays 21+ Free 9p-2a.
03.28: DJs Carbide and Mark Almaria w/ Misfit, Sushi.
http://facebook.com/properchicagodrumandbass
Debonair Social Club, 773/227-7990, 1575 N Milwaukee. At North and Damen.
http://debonairsocialclub.com
MAP PHOTOS SHARE


Wednesday 2017.03.29 ^
"In One Ear" (since 1988). Poetry Open Mic. Wednesdays 18+ $3 10p-?a.
"2nd Longest Running Open-Mic In Chicago!"
http://facebook.com/In-One-Ear-210844945622380
Heartland Cafe, 773/465-8005, 7000 N Glenwood. Near Red Line Morse stop.
http://heartlandcafe.com
MAP INFO SHARE

Bittersweet. Last Wednesdays 21+ Free 10p-4a.
DJ Philly Peroxide spins goth club classics and new dark alternative music & video. $2 PBR.
3.29: Bittersweet 7th Anniversary: Goth Prom.
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
http://berlinchicago.com
MAP PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE


Thursday 2017.03.30 ^
Atomic Sketch Event (since 2008). Live Art. Last Thursdays 21+ Free 6-10p.
Established and emerging artists of various disciplines display, create and sell original new works at bargain prices. Drop-in artists welcome.
http://atomicsketch.com
Green Eye Lounge, 773/227-8851, 2403 W. Homer St. Near Blue Line Western.
http://greeneyelounge.com
MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO SHARE

Disclaimer.
My mom the attorney would want me to remind you that no Bedno accepts any liability whatsoever for your use of any information presented here, as-is, at your own risk, ad infinitum, etc etc.
http://bedno.com/terms


Ongoing ^
"Power Rangers" now playing.
Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Ludi Lin, Becky G., Elizabeth Banks, ...
http://facebook.com/PowerRangersMovie/
Theaters Everywhere.
http://bedno.com/movies
TIMES MAP INFO SHARE

Circus 1903. -Sunday.
"The Most Amazing Show On Earth" Fantastic acts and a puppet elephant.
http://circus1903.com
Oriental Theater, 312/427-0266, 24 W Randolph. Downtown.
http://broadwayinchicago.com
MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO SHARE

Different rock, experimental, jazz, ethnic bands almost every night. 21+ $?
Metro / SmartBar, 773/549-0203, 3730 N Clark, Near Red Line Addison stop, metrochicago.com
Darkroom, 773/276-1411, 2210 W Chicago, darkroombar.com
Double Door, 773/489-3160, 1572 N Milwaukee, Wicker Park near Blue line Damen stop, doubledoor.com
Empty Bottle, 773/276-3600, 1035 N Western, dive-ish, emptybottle.com
Martyrs', 773/404-9494, 3855 N Lincoln, martyrslive.com
Ravinia, 847/266-5100, Highland Pk, ravinia.org
TICKETS PHOTOS FIND INFO SHARE

Now playing.
Beauty and the Beast, Trainspotting 2, Kong: Skull Island, My Scientology Movie, Contemporary Color, Logan, Table 19, The Shack, Kedi, LEGO Batman, The Space Between Us, The Founder, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, 20th Century Women, Hidden Figures, Passengers, ...
Theaters Everywhere.
http://bedno.com/movies
TIMES MAP INFO SHARE

WAY too much great theater and comedy and dance to cover.
Pickup Reader and NewCity and TimeOut magazines.
Hundreds of city locations.
MAP INFO SHARE