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Legendary rock n roll photographers Henry Diltz and Pattie Boyd 2015

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph, is proud to host Behind the Lens with Henry Diltz and Pattie Boyd, a live presentation of still and moving images along with stories told by pair of legendary photographers. Morrison Hotel Gallery, a leader in fine art music photography, has also created a gallery exhibition and sale to travel with the show. Behind the Lens takes place Wednesday, Sept. 16, 8 p.m. at City Winery Chicago.

Jake Gyllenhaal and Lady Gaga Join Group of Presenters HFPA Grants Banquet

Jake Gyllenhaal and Lady Gaga are the second round of presenters announced by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) for the organization’s annual Grants Banquet Dinner, taking place at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on August 13th, 2015.

Name That Tune Faculty Concert Opens Music Institute 15-16 Season

The Music Institute of Chicago opens its 2015–16 season showcasing its stellar faculty in an engaging concert program, “Name That Tune: Classical Gems with Memorable Monikers,” Saturday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston.
 

FREE Shakespeare continues through August 16, 2015

Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks launched its citywide tour at Steelworkers Park on July 19, following two preview performances at Navy Pier’s Polk Bros Park. Mayor Rahm Emanuel's wife, Amy Rule, the Commisioner of the Department of Cultural Affairs, Michelle Boone and nearly 2,500 audience members enjoyed Shakespeare’s Greatest Hits—a unique and surprising mash-up of Shakespeare's most famous characters and celebrated plays. The tour continues FREE FOR ALL to neighborhood parks across Chicago, now through August 16, 2015.

Red Bull Flying Bach Returns to Chicago Tickets Now Available

After countless performances around the world and six sold-out shows in Chicago last summer, the celebrated and distinguished dance crew The Flying Steps and Red Bull Flying Bach will return to the U.S. this fall for an exclusive engagement. This year, the tour will hit Chicago for two performances at the historic Chicago Theatre (175 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601) on September 25-26, 2015.

National Book Festival Offers Array of Activities September 5th, 2015

The organizations sponsoring the Library of Congress National Book Festival offer an array of fun and exciting activities and programs for festival attendees of all ages in the exhibition area, on the lower level of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.    

Lambs Farm Community Tent Sale 2015

Lambs Farm's Cedar Chest Thrift Shop is hosting their third Community Tent Sale on September 11 & 12 from 10am - 4pm and September 13 from 10am - 3pm. Located in the Lambs Farm parking lot will be countless treasures for sale from the Thrift Shop and the other campus businesses.

Lori Degman will be doing an interactive reading of her book Cock-a-Doodle Oops with children and their parents and a coloring activity after the reading on Saturday, September 12, 11am and 2pm as well as Sunday, September 13 at 1pm.

Thematic Programs, Panels Featured at National Book Festival 9/5

Many fascinating thematic programs and panel discussions will be offered throughout the Library of Congress National Book Festival Saturday, September 5, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (doors open at 9 a.m.). They will range from discussions on the global economy and immigration to Latin American literature and an international circus for kids.

YOUTH PROGRAMS

Children’s pavilion

THE SKY IS THE LIMIT AVANSE'S SUMMER SOIREE
With more than 100 million homeless children worldwide and approximately 40 million of which live in Latin America and the Caribbean, Chicago-based charity, Avanse (fka Charity4LIFE), will continue their monthly happy hour with The Sky Is The Limit: Avanse's Summer Soiree on Tuesday, August 18th from 6-9PM at The Brass Monkey on the Morgan Manufacturing rooftop. Tickets are $35 online and $45 at the door. Brass Monkey will include two drink tickets per guest with purchase of a ticket.
National Veterans Art Museum to Open New Exhibition
On Friday, September 4, 2015, the National Veterans Art Museum (NVAM) will open its newest exhibit, Tactical Formations: Collective Practice in the Veteran Art Movement. NVAM is pleased to announce the public opening on September 4, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. with the keynote by Michael Duffy commencing at 8 p.m.
 

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