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April 20, 2018

8:00 pm

Max Raabe in Concert at Symphony Center

Join the debonair Max Raabe and his Palast Orchester for an evening of vintage glamour and sophistication at Symphony Center. The Berlin-based crooner performs ballroom hits of the 1920s and '30s, along with original songs and a few modern surprises. "Max Raabe likes to party like it's 1929."

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April 21, 2018

2:00 pm

Screening of Youth Produced Films by Free Spirit Media

WTTW, in partnership with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events present a selection of youth produced films from Free Spirit Media. Free Spirit Media provides teens and young adults in communities of color on Chicago's West and South sides with a comprehensive foundation in media literacy and hands-on media production experience. Free Spirit Media runs in-school arts education, after school and summer digital media programs, and advanced creative workforce development program.

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April 22, 2018

11:00 am

Children planting a tree

Meet Nature Cat at Party for the Planet

Every day is Earth Day for Nature Cat and at Brookfield Zoo, but on April 22, Brookfield Zoo will be showcasing some of the steps you can commit to that will truly make a difference for animals across the globe! With special Zoo Chats, green activities and crafts, and a visit from Nature Cat, Party for the Planet will be filled with educational, engaging, and fun activities for the entire family!

April 29, 2018

11:00 am

“Be My Neighbor Day” with Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat

Join WTTW, The Fred Rogers Company, PNC Bank and The Illinois Railway Museum in welcoming Daniel Tiger and his friend, Katerina Kittycat for Be My Neighbor Day! A fun filled FREE GRRR-ific event for kids and families to get out, meet Daniel and Katerina, and participate in hands-on activities to bring out the good neighbor in all of us. Not to mention, exciting rides on some of the Railway Museum’s most popular trains!

2:00 pm

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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May 12, 2018

10:30 am

WTTW Kids Big Idea Traveling Lab — Joliet

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 19, 2018

10:00 am

Nature Cat

Meet Nature Cat at Kids to Parks Day!

Celebrate National Park Trust’s Kids to Parks Day with Nature Cat at the Indiana Dunes national lakeshore! Bring the whole family to this free event--see live turtles, snakes, and fish; play in the Nature Play Zone; learn from science activities; hike around the wetlands and dunes of the park; and create hands on crafts. This event will help the park celebrate the reopening of the Douglas Center, the park’s nature exploration site for families and schools.

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2:00 pm

Screening & Discussion: The Chinese Exclusion Act

The Chinese Exclusion Act is a documentary by Ric Burns and Li-Shin Yu, and produced by Steeplechase Films and the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM). The film explores the important connections between the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act — the only federal legislation in United States history ever to single out and name a specific race and nationality for exclusion.

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May 26, 2018

10:00 am

Meet Nature Cat at eco-ART

This free family event will feature an eco-ART exhibition showcasing eco-ARTISTS, an exhibit of large-scale fairytale, dreamlike landscape paintings, and eco-STEM activities with Nature Cat himself! Make a recycled bird feeder and your very own nature art to take home! 

For more info, visit theartcenterhp.org

June 11, 2018

6:00 pm

Riverboat Cruise with Geoffrey Baer on Chicago’s Leading Lady

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.

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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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July 9, 2018

6:00 pm

Riverboat Cruise with Geoffrey Baer on Chicago’s Leading Lady

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.

Tickets for this event are currently not available.

October 12, 2018

7:30 pm

Lucia Micarelli in Concert at Park West

A superb classical musician, Lucia is recognized throughout the world for being a featured soloist with Josh Groban, Chris Botti, Jethro Tull, and also for her starring role on the critically acclaimed HBO series Treme. Don't miss your chance to see her perform live in an intimate setting at Park West!

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October 14, 2018

3:00 pm

Celtic Thunder in Concert

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! All seats are Main Floor.

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