Chicago Guide

5 years
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Chicago Guide: Petersen and Pizza

Sometimes this city serves up an embarrassment of riches. This week: William Petersen returns—with free beer … Daniel Burnham appears onstage (in spirit) … indie rock icons toast a local lit legend … bicyclists get a gospel revival—and a midnight ride … and much more

5 years
ago

Twice as Nice

This week only! The Ten: double-dip pairings of top-notch concerts (and one musical flick), each featuring one suburban and one city option. Now, get out there and pursue happiness with these don’t-miss events for the week of 07.01.09 through 07.06.09 …

5 years
ago

The Ice Man Cometh

Don’t-miss events for 06.24.09 through 06.30.09: Cool As Ice @ The Neo-Futurarium … Shellac @ Bottom Lounge … Gay Men’s Chorus @ Lakefront

5 years
ago

Three Cheers for Free

Don’t-miss free events for 06.17.09 through 06.23.09: Bob Odenkirk and Archer Prewitt, times two … South Shore Opera Co’s season finale … big Plans in Millennium Park

5 years
ago

Maybe This Year

Don’t-miss events for 06.10.09 through 06.16.09: We Believe @ Chicago Theatre … Strauss at Midnight @ Storefront Theater … A Lovin’ Spoonful @ Sidetrack … more!

5 years
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Saints Among Us

Don’t-miss events for 06.03.09 through 06.09.09: St. Vincent @ Metro … Levon Helm @ Chicago Theatre … For the Love of Hops! @ Two Brothers Brewing … more!

5 years
ago

Boys Gone Wild

The Five
Don’t-miss events for 05.27.09 through 06.02.09

1. Win or Lose @ Highland Park Movie Theater
2. Unwigged & Unplugged @ Chicago Theatre
3. Do-Division @ Division and Damen …

5 years
ago

Deluxe Staycation

The Five
Spend Memorial Day in Chicago—and love it—with these don’t-miss events for the long weekend:

1. The Crowd You’re in With @ Goodman
2. Eric Bogosian @ The Gift
3. Warm/Cool Decorator @ Second Bedroom …

5 years
ago

Totally Free Edition

The Five
Don’t-miss free events for 05.13.09 through 05.19.09

1. Manifest @ Columbia
2. Eighth Blackbird, Pacifica Quartet @ the U. of C., Roosevelt
3. Michael Pollan @ Harold Washington …

5 years
ago

The Full Monty

The Five
Don’t-miss events for 05.06.09 through 05.12.09

1. Monty Python’s Terry Jones @ Lakeshore Theater
2. Static: A Headphones Tour @ North Lakeside Cultural Center
3. Dan Deacon @ Metro

5 years
ago

Potter Fodder

The Five
Don’t-miss events for 04.29.09 through 05.05.09

1. The Lieutenant of Inishmore @ Northlight
2. La Tragédie de Carmen @ Harris
3. Harry Potter @ MSI

5 years
ago

Let There Be Eliasson

The Five
Don’t-miss events for 04.22.09 through 04.28.09

1. Olafur Eliasson @ MCA
2. The History Boys @ Timeline
3. Edgar Meyer @ U of C

5 years
ago

Color Me Bad

The Five
Don’t-miss events for 04.15.09 through 04.21.09
 
1. The Bad Plus @ Old Town School
2. Itzhak Perlman @ Symphony Center
3. CHIRP Record Fair @ Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Union

5 years
ago

 

Give an Inch

The Five
Don’t-miss events for 04.08.09 through 04.14.09
 
1. Schadenfreude Rent Parties @ Gallery Cabaret
2. Dr. Dog @ Double Door
3. Hedwig and the Angry Inch @ American Theater Company

5 years
ago

Zukerman vs Zukerman

Pinchas Zukerman vs Eugenia Zukerman*
Which Zukerman will it be this week: Pinchas or his ex Eugenia? If you missed the former’s February recital at the Harris, never fear. The violin virtuoso continues his 60th-birthday tour with a week of Bach…