You are here

October 2017

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
 
 
 
 
 
 
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
 
 
 
 
 
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

October 21, 2017

2:00 pm

Gadget Girls

Free Screening & Discussion: Gadget Girls

WTTW, in partnership with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events presents a FREE screening and Discussion Gadget Girls. GADgET Camp introduces middle school girls – some of whom have never even wielded a screwdriver – to what you can do with math and science skills. The film follows as the campers complete their own designed and executed “gadget”. The girls also reveal the social pressures they encounter when they express an interest in the hard sciences. GADgET Camp is on a mission to build self-confidence one drill bit at a time.

RSVP Here

October 22, 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.

Learn More

October 28, 2017

9:30 am

Meet Nature Cat at the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival!

This fun, family event will feature an exciting mix of short, theatrical films accompanied by a full length Nature Cat screening!  Stick around after to meet Nature Cat himself and participate in a Q&A with the series’ creators!

Learn More

11:00 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.

Learn More

November 4, 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.

Learn More

November 11, 2017

11:00 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.

Learn More

November 16, 2017

11:30 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.

Learn More

November 18, 2017

2:00 pm

Free Screening & Discussion: I Am Not Your Negro

WTTW, in partnership with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Indie Lens Pop-Up presents a FREE screening and Discussion I Am Not Your Negro. One of the most acclaimed films of the year and an Oscar nominee for Best Documentary, I Am Not Your Negro envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin’s original words, spoken by Samuel L. Jackson, and with a flood of rich archival material.

RSVP

November 25, 2017

8:00 pm

Cornerstones of Rock Meet & Greet at Arcada Theatre

A nostalgic celebration of the local "garage bands" that rose to national prominence in the 1960s and '70s and remain popular today with their sing-along hits. The local groups from the Chicago area who defined this era reunite onstage at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles. Each ticket includes a Meet and Greet pass!

Tickets for this event are currently not available.

November 29, 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.

Learn More

December 2, 2017

11:00 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.

Learn More

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.

Purchase Tickets

December 7, 2017

7:30 pm

Celtic Thunder in Concert at the Chicago Theatre (sold out)

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!

May 6, 2018

7:30 pm

Ethan Bortnick in Concert at the Park West Theatre

Recognized by the Guinness World Records as “The World’s Youngest Solo Musician to Head-line His Own Concert Tour,” 15-year-old Ethan Bortnick has been performing around the world, raising over $40,000,000 for charities across the globe. See him in his return to the Chicago stage at Park West Theatre for a night of musical fun for the entire family. Backed by a stage of world-class musicians, this concert is upbeat with an inspiring songlist that will touch you on so many emotional levels!

Purchase Tickets