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February 24, 2018

11:30 am

WTTW Kids Big Idea Traveling Lab — Chicago

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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March 1, 2018

5:00 pm

An Evening with Rick Steves at WTTW Grainger Studio

Rick Steves, public television host and author of over 50 guidebooks including the travel skills handbook, Europe through the Back Door, shares lessons he’s learned from a lifetime of travel. 

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March 7, 2018

6:00 pm

Screening & Discussion: Urban Nature

If you know where to look, you’ll find the most surprising slices of nature thriving amidst the urban jungle of America’s largest cities. The One Earth Festival will screen several episodes of WTTW’s 16-episode digital series Urban Nature, in which University of Chicago evolutionary biologist Marcus Kronforst leads audiences on a tour of overlooked ecosys­tems in Chicago, New York, and San Francisco.

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March 8, 2018

7:00 pm

Lorraine Hansberry seated in front of a typewriter

Free Screening: A Raisin in the Sun

In partnership with the Goodman Theatre, WTTW presents a free screening and discussion of the 1961 film adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry’s groundbreaking Broadway play A Raisin in the Sun, starring Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, and Ruby Dee. Please RSVP for the FREE event.

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March 10, 2018

10:30 am

WTTW Kids Big Idea Traveling Lab — Chicago Ridge

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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March 23, 2018

7:30 pm

Brit Floyd in Concert at Chicago Theatre

Brit Floyd – The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show, returns to Chicago to present its Space & Time World Tour, its most ambitious show to date; with a spectacular light show, and an even bigger stage production. 

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March 24, 2018

2:00 pm

WTTW presents FREE screening: 'Dolores'

WTTW presents FREE screening: “Dolores”

With intimate and unprecedented access, Peter Bratt's Dolores tells the story of Dolores Huerta, among the most important, yet least-known, activists in American history. Co-founder of the first farmworkers union with Cesar Chavez, she tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice, becoming one of the most defiant feminists of the 20th century.

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April 7, 2018

11:30 am

WTTW Kids Big Idea Traveling Lab — Chicago

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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April 29, 2018

(All day)

WTTW Kids Big Idea Traveling Lab — Northbrook

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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May 3, 2018

8:00 pm

Pavlo in Concert at North Shore Center in Skokie

Pavlo has made a name for himself by offering a musical amalgam he simply calls “Mediterranean Music” - a blend of Greek, Flamenco, Latin and even Balkan flavours, wrapped in Contemporary Pop. 

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May 5, 2018

11:00 am

WTTW Kids Big Idea Traveling Lab Cinco de Mayo Celebration — Bloomingdale

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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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. 

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June 17, 2018

5:00 pm

Celtic Woman in Concert at Rosemont Theatre

Celtic Woman is back! Combining the talents of four gifted Irish women, together, their dazzling performances combine the sounds and sensibility of Irish traditional music with memorable original compositions and contemporary pop standards. This concert boasts an exciting new stage production and the return of such enduring fan favorites. 

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