Explore performances, exhibits, concerts, and more from creators at the vanguard of artistic expression in Chicago and beyond.
Discover the Fine Arts Building, a treasure trove on Michigan Avenue and learn how it went from a carriage showroom to a high-profile artists’ colony that housed tenants like Frank Lloyd Wright, Lorado Taft and Harriet Monroe.
Wait Wait… Don't Tell Me! is NPR’s Peabody Award-winning quiz show. Host Peter Sagal leads a rotating panel of comedians, listener contestants, and celebrity guests through a rollicking review of the week’s news.
Kick-off the school year in the funniest way possible! Support CPS students and the performing arts. All proceeds will go towards the upcoming renovation of the Lincoln Park High School Auditorium. Enjoy a laugh-filled evening with a highly curated selection of local Chicago talent including LPHS student performers.
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.
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.