Why have American politics deteriorated intellectually over the last 50 years? How has mass media encouraged the election of ignorant leaders? And how can we change course? With his signature wit and insight, award-winning comedian and New Yorker magazine satirist Andy Borowitz dives into these questions and more, as he brings his instant New York Times/Washington Post/Wall Street Journal bestseller, Profiles in Ignorance: How America’s Politicians Got Dumb and Dumber to the Studebaker Theater on Election Eve, November 7 at 7pm.
To celebrate the release of acclaimed vocalist Paul Marinaro's long-awaited album Not Quite Yet, Paul will be performing the album in its entirety backed by a 12-piece band of Chicago's finest musicians. Featuring brilliant arrangements by guitarist Mike Allemana, Not Quite Yet is the singer's very personal exploration of life and love, pondering 'what's next' after the global pandemic.
It’s your favorite podcast about race, identity, and culture—live on stage! Join Code Switch veteran Gene Demby and welcome new host B.A. Parker for a dope evening of entertainment, humor, and fearless conversations about race. And about the city of Chicago, of course.
From poetry, to music, to our signature “Ask Code Switch” segment, our variety show will explore the theme: Home. We invite you to be part of the story (and how it’s made), live for the first time since the before pandemic times.
Join us for an intimate musical experience in the beautiful and historic Venetian Courtyard of the Fine Arts Building, and be a part of a truly special cabaret style show with some of Chicago’s greatest talents.
Rock star Jacqueline Miller is headlining her first national tour, has a hit record, and she's agreed to kick off the gala re-opening of her beloved childhood roller rink, Windy City Skates. When complications hit her head-on, she takes a retrospective journey back to 1977 and finds herself again when she meets up with her 12-year-old self and all of the people who have made her who she is. SKATES explores the magic and hope of finding your one true love while still being true to yourself.