Five Best Things to Do in March

POCKET GUIDE: A cultural short-list for March, in order of buzz

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BODY WORLDS & THE CYCLE OF LIFE
The latest in the blockbuster Body Worlds franchise makes its U.S. premiere at the MSI with a look at some of the oldest people on earth. You may feel like one of them by the time the exhibition line finally starts moving.

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March 18–September 5 The latest in the exhibit’s franchise—a 14,000-square-foot look at the human life cycle from embryo to elderhood, thanks to 200-plus bodies preserved via the process of plastination—opens at the MSI. Highlights include a display on Claude Monet and Edgar Degas, both of whom suffered from eye conditions, and another on regions of the world where people live the longest. $18–$27 includes general admission (advance ticketing recommended; kids under 13 must be accompanied by an adult). See website for special hours. Through 3/17: Museum open daily 9:30–4. 3/18–4/24: Open daily 9:30–5:30. Free (kids under 3) to $15. 57th and Lake Shore. msichicago.org.

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