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August 18, 2018

10:00 am

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WTTW Kids Fun Food Fest — Niles

WTTW Kids brings the Fun Food Fest to communities throughout Chicagoland! Join us for an exciting 90-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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2:00 pm

Screening & Discussion: Exit Zero

When the steel mills began closing in Southeast Chicago, residents could feel the American Dream slipping away. Decades later, the loss of the steel industry has left permanent scars. Exit Zero: An Industrial Family Story tracks multiple generations of the family of one of the filmmakers.
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August 21, 2018

10:00 am

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WTTW Kids Fun Food Fest — Oak Lawn

WTTW Kids brings the Fun Food Fest to communities throughout Chicagoland! Join us for an exciting 90-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 22, 2018

4:00 pm

Free Screening – POV: The Workers Cup

Join us for a free screening of this POV documentary. In 2022, Qatar will host the biggest sporting event in the world, the FIFA World Cup. But right now, far from the bright lights, star athletes, and adoring fans, the tournament is being built on the backs of 1.6 million African and Asian migrant workers.

August 29, 2018

10:00 am

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WTTW Kids Fun Food Fest — Archer Heights

WTTW Kids brings the Fun Food Fest to communities throughout Chicagoland! Join us for an exciting 90-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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6:00 pm

Free Screening – POV: Beats of the Antonov

Join us for a free screening of this award-winning documentary film, in which we learn how music and dance bind a community in the war-ravaged Sudan region, and where the people of the Blue Nile celebrate their survival and fight to maintain their heritage even as bombs drop all around them.

August 30, 2018

10:00 am

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WTTW Kids Fun Food Fest — Kilbourn Park

WTTW Kids brings the Fun Food Fest to communities throughout Chicagoland! Join us for an exciting 90-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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September 1, 2018

10:00 am

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WTTW Kids Fun Food Fest — Olympia Fields

WTTW Kids brings the Fun Food Fest to communities throughout Chicagoland! Join us for an exciting 90-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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September 21, 2018

7:30 pm

Andy Borowitz

The “Make America Not Embarassing Again Tour” with Andy Borowitz

The New York Times best-selling author and comedian who has written for The New Yorker since 1998 is taking his satirical news column on the road to The Chicago Theatre!

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September 24, 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.

September 29, 2018

11:00 am

WTTW Kids Big Idea Traveling Lab — Lambs Farm Fall Fest

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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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!

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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October 19, 2018

5:00 pm

Chicago Tonight Election 2018 Behind-the-Scenes

Join the Chicago Tonight team for a fun, behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming elections. They will explore the campaigns and the candidates in a freewheeling discussion. You can join in the conversation as well!

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October 27, 2018

8:00 pm

Chris Botti Live at Chicago Theatre

There’s nothing like a Chris Botti concert. He’s the complete package: a dazzling trumpeter at home in everything from jazz to pop to rock, a brilliant bandleader who lets his players shine, and a born showman whose joy at being onstage is infectious. See him live and you’ll understand why musical stars from Sting to Paul Simon to Joni Mitchell have been eager to share his stage. 

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November 4, 2018

6:00 pm

Pasquale Esposito in Concert at Arcada Theatre

Italian tenor Pasquale Esposito returns to Arcada Theatre in St. Charles, IL for an unforgettable evening of music.

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November 11, 2018

1:00 pm

WTTW Kids Presents Wild Kratts Live! — 1:00 pm Show

Join the WTTW Kids Team at the Cadillac Palace Theatre for WILD KRATTS – LIVE!, a theatrical stage show based on the #1 animated television series Wild Kratts. Martin and Chris Kratt, stars of the Emmy-nominated Wild Kratts step out LIVE ON STAGE to engage the audience in a classic Wild Kratts story. Experience, live-on-stage, the astounding “creature” fundamentals, and the infectious excitement and inspiring quest of the Kratt Brothers that make the hit television series Wild Kratts so popular with kids and their families.

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4:30 pm

WTTW Kids Presents Wild Kratts Live! — 4:30 pm Show

Join the WTTW Kids Team at the Cadillac Palace Theatre for WILD KRATTS – LIVE!, a theatrical stage show based on the #1 animated television series Wild Kratts. Martin and Chris Kratt, stars of the Emmy-nominated Wild Kratts step out LIVE ON STAGE to engage the audience in a classic Wild Kratts story. Experience, live-on-stage, the astounding “creature” fundamentals, and the infectious excitement and inspiring quest of the Kratt Brothers that make the hit television series Wild Kratts so popular with kids and their families.

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December 15, 2018

3:00 pm

Straight No Chaser Concert at the Civic Opera House

Don’t miss the hottest a capella group as they return to Chicago’s famous opera house. Don’t miss your chance to see them live!

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7:30 pm

Straight No Chaser Concert at the Civic Opera House

Don’t miss the hottest a capella group as they return to Chicago’s famous opera house. Don’t miss your chance to see them live!

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March 8, 2019

8:00 pm

Joe Bonamassa Live at Chicago Theatre

Internationally renowned guitar superstar Joe Bonamassa, known as a "tour de force," returns to Chicago for another rockin' concert. Don't miss your chance to see him live!

Tickets are non-refundable.

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