Chicago Guide

November 2011

3 years
ago

Top Five Things to Do This Week

What to do this week: Jane Birkin plays the Portage … Stew stirs up SPACE … punk rock and demons invade the U. of C. … you crash a free holiday party

3 years
ago

What to Do After the Turkey Settles

Football only lasts so long. Your agenda for the weekend ahead: A local premiere at Chicago Shakespeare Theater … two films worth skipping the multiplex for … The Swell Season’s Markéta Irglová goes solo … Thanksgiving with Green City Market’s head honcho

3 years
ago

Merce Beaucoup

Top 5 Things to Do This Week: A dance institution takes a final leap … the Neos do seasonal theatre, sort of … Black Ensemble Theater moves into new digs, remounts a hit … free Dungeons & Dragons … plus, WBEZ reporter Natalie Moore’s weekend agenda

3 years
ago

Top 5 Things to Do This Week

Your agenda for the days ahead: One man, decades of battle at Court Theatre . . . a jazz up-and-comer with a famous last name returns to Chicago . . . what to hear in place of Tune-Yards’ sold-out shows . . . plus, playwright Seth Bockley’s weekend plans and free stuff

3 years
ago

Fall’s Best Week Yet

What to do this week: The days are getting shorter, but the stuff to do just keeps getting better. Highlights include Old Town School of Folk Music’s theatrical debut, Laurie Anderson at the Chicago Humanities Festival, and Lucinda Williams in the burbs … plus, weekend plans from the MCA’s Naomi Beckwith and where to see Jolie Holland for free

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