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July 22, 2017

6:30 pm

Blondie in Concert at Ravinia

At the dawn of the new wave era, Blondie helped push punk onto the dance floor and introduce hip-hop sounds a wider audience, building a catalog of enduring pop hits along the way. The band shaped and continues to inspire the world of music; frontwoman Debbie Harry and guitarist Chris Stein keep their ears to the ground, creating trends, never following them. Get your tickets today!

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July 25, 2017

10:00 am

WTTW Kids Summer 2017 Great Food Fan Van Extravaganza

Join us at the Jewel-Osco in Glenview for a FREE, fun-filled WTTW Kids Great Food Fan Van performance featuring Miss Lori from Miss Lori’s CAMPUS. Shows will include singing, dancing, healthy and delicious food samplings, book readings, raffles and prizes. Also, there will be a special appearance by Clifford the Big Red Dog! Free parking available.  

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July 27, 2017

11:00 am

WTTW Kids Big Idea Traveling Lab — With Special Guest Clifford!

BIG IDEA tour brings the BIG IDEA Traveling Lab to communities throughout Chicagoland! Join us for an exciting 45-minute FREE live show, perfect for children 2 to 7 years old, bringing to life the fun and learning from WTTW Kids’ most popular and beloved children’s shows.

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July 29, 2017

3:00 pm

WTTW Kids Big Idea Traveling Lab

BIG IDEA tour brings the BIG IDEA Traveling Lab to communities throughout Chicagoland! Join us for an exciting 45-minute FREE live show, perfect for children 2 to 7 years old, bringing to life the fun and learning from WTTW Kids’ most popular and beloved children’s shows.

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July 31, 2017

5:30 pm

Chicago River Cruise with Geoffrey Baer

Cruise down the Chicago River with Geoffrey Baer as your architectural docent! Eat dinner and enjoy the views while Geoffrey takes you on the best river architecture cruise in town aboard Chicago's Leading Lady. Boarding begins at 5:30pm.

August 1, 2017

10:00 am

WTTW Kids Summer 2017 Great Food Fan Van Extravaganza

Join us at the Fresh Thyme Farmers Market in Downers Grove for a FREE, fun-filled WTTW Kids Great Food Fan Van performance featuring Miss Lori from Miss Lori’s CAMPUS. Shows will include singing, dancing, healthy and delicious food samplings, book readings, raffles and prizes. Also, there will be a special appearance by Clifford the Big Red Dog! Free parking available.  

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August 3, 2017

10:30 am

WTTW Kids Big Idea Traveling Lab

BIG IDEA tour brings the BIG IDEA Traveling Lab to communities throughout Chicagoland! Join us for an exciting 45-minute FREE live show, perfect for children 2 to 7 years old, bringing to life the fun and learning from WTTW Kids’ most popular and beloved children’s shows.

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August 4, 2017

10:00 am

WTTW Kids Summer 2017 Great Food Fan Van Extravaganza

Join us at the Jewel-Osco in Oswego for a FREE, fun-filled WTTW Kids Great Food Fan Van performance featuring Miss Lori from Miss Lori’s CAMPUS. Shows will include singing, dancing, healthy and delicious food samplings, book readings, raffles and prizes. Also, there will be a special appearance by Clifford the Big Red Dog! Free parking available.  

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August 8, 2017

10:00 am

WTTW Kids Summer 2017 Great Food Fan Van Extravaganza

Join us at the Pete’s Fresh Market in Oakbrook Terrace for a FREE, fun-filled WTTW Kids Great Food Fan Van performance featuring Miss Lori from Miss Lori’s CAMPUS. Shows will include singing, dancing, healthy and delicious food samplings, book readings, raffles and prizes. Also, there will be a special appearance by Clifford the Big Red Dog! Free parking available.  

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August 11, 2017

10:00 am

WTTW Kids Summer 2017 Great Food Fan Van Extravaganza

Join us at the Jewel-Osco in Lake Forest for a FREE, fun-filled WTTW Kids Great Food Fan Van performance featuring Miss Lori from Miss Lori’s CAMPUS. Shows will include singing, dancing, healthy and delicious food samplings, book readings, raffles and prizes. Also, there will be a special appearance by Clifford the Big Red Dog! Free parking available.  

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August 12, 2017

2:00 pm

WTTW Kids Big Idea Traveling Lab

BIG IDEA tour brings the BIG IDEA Traveling Lab to communities throughout Chicagoland! Join us for an exciting 45-minute FREE live show, perfect for children 2 to 7 years old, bringing to life the fun and learning from WTTW Kids’ most popular and beloved children’s shows.

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August 15, 2017

10:00 am

WTTW Kids Summer 2017 Great Food Fan Van Extravaganza

Join us at the Mariano’s in Arlington Heights for a FREE, fun-filled WTTW Kids Great Food Fan Van performance featuring Miss Lori from Miss Lori’s CAMPUS. Shows will include singing, dancing, healthy and delicious food samplings, book readings, raffles and prizes. Also, there will be a special appearance by Clifford the Big Red Dog! Free parking available.  

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August 18, 2017

10:00 am

WTTW Kids Summer 2017 Great Food Fan Van Extravaganza

Join us at the Caputo’s in Carol Stream for a FREE, fun-filled WTTW Kids Great Food Fan Van performance featuring Miss Lori from Miss Lori’s CAMPUS. Shows will include singing, dancing, healthy and delicious food samplings, book readings, raffles and prizes. Also, there will be a special appearance by Clifford the Big Red Dog! Free parking available.  

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August 19, 2017

2:00 pm

Free Screening & Discussion- The Vietnam War by Ken Burns

WTTW, in partnership with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events presents a FREE screening and Discussion of excerpts from The Vietnam War by Ken Burns The Vietnam War by Ken Burns.
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August 22, 2017

10:00 am

WTTW Kids Summer 2017 Great Food Fan Van Extravaganza

Join us at the Jewel at 2940 N. Ashland in Chicago for a FREE, fun-filled WTTW Kids Great Food Fan Van performance featuring Miss Lori from Miss Lori’s CAMPUS. Shows will include singing, dancing, healthy and delicious food samplings, book readings, raffles and prizes. Also, there will be a special appearance by Clifford the Big Red Dog! Free parking available.  

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August 24, 2017

10:30 am

WTTW Kids Big Idea Traveling Lab

BIG IDEA tour brings the BIG IDEA Traveling Lab to communities throughout Chicagoland! Join us for an exciting 45-minute FREE live show, perfect for children 2 to 7 years old, bringing to life the fun and learning from WTTW Kids’ most popular and beloved children’s shows.

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August 28, 2017

10:00 am

WTTW Kids Summer 2017 Great Food Fan Van Extravaganza

Join us at the Mariano’s in Wheaton for a FREE, fun-filled WTTW Kids Great Food Fan Van performance featuring Miss Lori from Miss Lori’s CAMPUS. Shows will include singing, dancing, healthy and delicious food samplings, book readings, raffles and prizes. Also, there will be a special appearance by Clifford the Big Red Dog! Free parking available.  

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August 30, 2017

10:00 am

WTTW Kids Summer 2017 Great Food Fan Van Extravaganza

Join us at the Tony’s Fresh Market in Niles for a FREE, fun-filled WTTW Kids Great Food Fan Van performance featuring Miss Lori from Miss Lori’s CAMPUS. Shows will include singing, dancing, healthy and delicious food samplings, book readings, raffles and prizes. Also, there will be a special appearance by Clifford the Big Red Dog! Free parking available.  

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September 1, 2017

10:00 am

WTTW Kids Summer 2017 Great Food Fan Van Extravaganza

Join us at the Mariano’s in Bucktown for a FREE, fun-filled WTTW Kids Great Food Fan Van performance featuring Miss Lori from Miss Lori’s CAMPUS. Shows will include singing, dancing, healthy and delicious food samplings, book readings, raffles and prizes. Also, there will be a special appearance by Clifford the Big Red Dog! Free parking available.  

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September 7, 2017

11:30 am

Lunch with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick: The Vietnam War

Lunch with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick: The Vietnam War

In partnership with the Union League Club Authors Group, WTTW and WFMT invite our members to a special luncheon featuring award-winning filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Burns and Novick will discuss their 10-part, 18-hour documentary series, The Vietnam War, which tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history as it has never before been told on film. The program will premiere on WTTW on Sunday, September 17.

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6:30 pm

The Vietnam War: An Evening with Ken Burns & Lynn Novick

The Vietnam War: An Evening with Ken Burns & Lynn Novick

You’re invited to an exclusive evening with Ken Burns and his directing and producing partner Lynn Novick and be among the first to preview and discuss their new 10-part opus THE VIETNAM WAR.

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September 8, 2017

10:00 am

WTTW Kids Summer 2017 Great Food Fan Van Extravaganza

Join us at the Whole Foods Market in Schaumberg for a FREE, fun-filled WTTW Kids Great Food Fan Van performance featuring Miss Lori from Miss Lori’s CAMPUS. Shows will include singing, dancing, healthy and delicious food samplings, book readings, raffles and prizes. Also, there will be a special appearance by Clifford the Big Red Dog! Free parking available.  

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September 14, 2017

6:00 pm

Chicago Tonight Viewing Party at WTTW Studios

Meet host Phil Ponce and the rest of the Chicago Tonight team! You'll enjoy dinner, a private viewing of the program followed by a Q&A session and a studio tour. Mingle with the hosts and staff after the program and find out what it takes to produce our flagship program.

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September 18, 2017

5:30 pm

Chicago River Cruise with Geoffrey Baer

Cruise down the Chicago River with Geoffrey Baer as your architectural docent! Eat dinner and enjoy the views while Geoffrey takes you on the best river architecture cruise in town aboard Chicago's Leading Lady. Boarding begins at 5:30 pm.

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December 6, 2017

7:30 pm

Andrea Bocelli in concert at the United Center

One of the world's most celebrated tenors, Andrea Bocelli, returns to Chicago with a concert spectacular you've all been waiting for.

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December 7, 2017

7:30 pm

Celtic Thunder in Concert at the Chicago Theatre

Selling over one million albums worldwide and performing to sold-out audiences across the globe, Celtic Thunder returns to Chicago with their most powerful and heartfelt concert yet! You are invited to celebrate the strength and courage of Ireland through this concert spectacular live from the Chicago Theatre. Get your tickets right now!

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