|Free Dance Performances Featured at Lights Festival Dance Celebration||
Audience Architects, the leading service organization for building and engaging dance audiences in Chicago, showcases the depth and breadth of the Chicago dance industry with a Lights Festival Dance Celebration Saturday, November 21, 2015 from 2 to 4 p.m. at ARTSPACE 8, 900 N. Michigan Avenue, 4th floor. This FREE event is taking place during the BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival®, the beloved kickoff to the holiday season in Chicago.
|CPS Shakespeare! Macbeth at Chicago Shakespeare Theater||
Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents the tenth anniversary of CPS Shakespeare!, a transformative arts-in-education program that empowers an intergenerational ensemble of Chicago Public Schools (CPS) students and teachers—supported by a team o
|THE JOFFREY BALLET FAREWELL PERFORMANCES OF ROBERT JOFFREYS CLASSIC||
The Joffrey Ballet celebrates the 28th annual, and final, presentation of Robert Joffrey’s The Nutcracker, Chicago’s most popular holiday tradition, in a 24-performance engagement at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, December 4 – 27, 2015.
|JANUARY IS JUMPING AT UP COMEDY CLUB WITH WEEKLY HEADLINERS||
UP Comedy Club, 230 W. North Avenue, known for bringing top stand-up comedy talent to Chicago, announces a month long series of all-stars: Rachel Feinstein, Jan. 7-9; Chris Redd & Megan Gailey, Jan. 15-17; Kate Berlant & John Early,Jan. 21-23; and Sean Patton, Jan. 28-30. Each show includes a feature stand-up comic and a local emcee that hosts the evening. Each headliner is set to perform Thursday 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.
|CIMMfest announces reprise of Sones de México Ensemble live-scoring||
The Chicago International Movies & Music Festival (CIMMfest) hosts an extraordinary evening of live music, film, food and cocktails at its annual Holiday Fundraiser featuring a special performance by Sones de México Ensemble. The Latin GRAMMY-nominated Mexican folk sextet will perform its original live score to Sergei Eisenstein’s classic silent film ¡Que Viva Mexico! Saturday, December 5, 2015 7:30pm at Music Box Theatre, 3733 N.
|Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras Opens 69th Season Program||
Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras’ (CYSO) 125-member Symphony Orchestra presents its fall concert at Orchestra Hall (220 S. Michigan Ave.), Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. under the baton of CYSO Music Director Allen Tinkham.
|MoreMonsterJam Action Returning to Chicagoland||
The widely popular #MoreMonsterJam tour is returning to the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., Feb. 12-15, 2016, with the tantalizing points-paying endurance showdown, featuring more of what the Monster Jam® fans have been asking to see – #MoreMonsterJam!
|Oxygens Finding My Father Premiering Wednesday, December 9, 2015||
Oxygen Mediaembarks on a journey of self-discovery with the new family-focused docu-series “Finding My Father,” premiering Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 9pm ET/PT. The eight-episode series follows 16 young women and men taking a leap of faith in the hope of connecting with their biological fathers for the first time.
|The Gift Theatres Good for Otto extends additional 3 weeks||
To accommodate demand for tickets, The Gift Theatre has added performances and extended the run of its critically acclaimed new play, Good for Otto, written by Tony Award-winning playwright David Rabe and directed by Gift artistic director Michael Patrick Thornton. Originally scheduled to close November 22, Good for Otto, will continue performances December 3- December 20, 2015.
|Cirque du Soleil Show Inspired by AVATAR coming to Chicago||
The new Cirque du Soleil touring show inspired by James Cameron’s AVATAR TORUK - The First Flight written and directed by Michel Lemieux and Victor Pilon. Will be presented at the United Center in Chicago August 3-7, 2016
Tickets on pre-sale to Cirque Club members on October 28, 2015 Public on-sale starting November 6, 2015.