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Fascinating conversations.
Intimate performances.

Presented by:

Celebrity Cruises

Saturday,
September 26th

Venue SIX10
610 South Michigan Avenue

Event Summary

10:15am

Doors to VenueSIX10 open to the public

11:00am-12:15pm

Jeanne Gang Stanley TigermanAmanda Williams

ARCHITECTURE: THE STATE OF THE ART OF ARCHITECTURE MODERATED BY SARAH HERDA

TALK: Hear local architects Jeanne Gang, Stanley Tigerman, and artist Amanda Williams discuss city’s evolving architectural legacy on the eve of the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial.

1:00pm-2:15pm

Frank GalatiAnna D. Shapiro

THEATER: A New Frontier for Steppenwolf moderated by Heidi Coleman

TALK: See ensemble members of the acclaimed theater company, including new Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro and director, adaptor and actor Frank Galati, discuss where Steppenwolf is going next. (Expect plenty of details about the fall season.)

PERFORMANCE: Watch the first public stage reading of upcoming play East of Eden.

3:00pm-4:15pm

Gillian Flynn

LITERATURE: The Thrilling World of Gillian Flynn moderated by Mark Bazer

TALK: Join the conversation as the author of best-selling thriller Gone Girl reveals how she creates nail-biting plots and complex characters—plus gives a peek at what she's working on now.

PERFORMANCE: Hear Flynn read from her latest work before hosting a book signing. The first 100 attendees to purchase tickets will receive a complimentary Gillian Flynn novel curtesy of Celebrity Cruises.

5:00pm-6:15pm

Pete HolmesLiza TreygerKyle Kinane

COMEDY: A Lincoln Lodge Reunion moderated by Martin Morrow

TALK: Hear acclaimed standup comedians Pete Holmes, Liza Treyger, and Kyle Kinane, who honed their chops at the fabled Chicago showcase, talk about their roads to funny (and their upcoming projects).

PERFORMANCE: Check out new pieces by Holmes, Treyger, and Kinane.

7:00pm-8:00pm

Drinks

Headliner Cocktail Hour

Each ticket to “An Evening With Angel Olsen” will give you access to a complimentary cocktail party featuring Vitani and Tito's Handmade Vodka cocktails in addition to 90+ Cellars wine, presented by Celebrity Cruises.

8:00pm-9:30pm

Angel Olsen

MUSIC: An Evening with Angel Olsen

TALK: Join the indie-rock singer/songwriter as she discusses her latest work, Midwestern influences, upcoming projects, and more. (She'll be taking questions.)

PERFORMANCE: Experience Olsen and her band play an intimate set from her most recent LP, Burn Your Fire For No Witness.

Sponsored by:

Mercedes Benz WBEZ Vitani Spirits 90 Plus CellarsTito's Handmade Vodka

Enter To Win

Celebrity Cruises

CELEBRITY CRUISES MODERN LUXURY SWEEPSTAKES

Enter to win a $500 TUMI Gift Certificate to give your luggage the modern flair, courtesy of Celebrity Cruises.





ABBREVIATED RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Sweepstakes runs from 10 am to 9 pm CT on 9/26/15. Sweepstakes open to legal U.S. residents residing in IL counties of Cook, Lake, McHenry, Kane, DuPage, or Will; Kenosha Cty, WI; or Lake Cty, IN, 21+ as of 9/26/15. Void where prohibited & outside above-listed counties. You may enter on-site at the Chicago Magazine Culture Festival (Venue SIX10 located at 610 S. Michigan) by completing sweepstakes form on iPads at event or visit chicagomag.com/culturefestival & complete online entry form.. Limit 1 entry per person/email address. Odds of winning depend on # of elig. entries. 1 Grand Prize: 1 $500 Tumi gift card. Other restrs & elig limits apply, see Official Rules at chicagomag.com/culturefestival. Sponsors: Celebrity Cruises, Inc., 1080 Caribbean Way, Miami, FL 33132; Chicago magazine, a Tribune Publ’g Co. publication, 435 N. Michigan, Chicago, IL 60611.

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