Arts & Culture

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Best Family-Friendly Museum Exhibits In Chicago

This summer, take a look at these current and upcoming family-friendly museum exhibits in Chicago. From history to puppets, there’s something for everyone.

05/12/2015

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Best Upcoming Museum Exhibits In Chicago

One exhibit leaps into late spring with amphibians from all over the world and another will have visitors wanting a personal robot.

05/11/2015

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Foursquare On The Pin Ep 4: NYC’s New Whitney Museum & Other Art Favorites

This episode of Foursquare on The Pin covers New York City’s new Whitney Museum and other art favorites.

05/05/2015

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Best Ways To Celebrate National Teacher Day In Chicago

There are many activities and celebrations happening in Chicago on May 5, 2015. Here you will find some of the best ways to celebrate National Teacher Day in Chicago.

05/04/2015

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Best Spring Festivals In Chicago

Shake off the cold weather for good with spring festivals in Chicago. Music, culture, art and more are all on the schedule this spring.

04/27/2015

Best Movies Filmed In Chicago

According to the City of Chicago, more than 700 movies have been made in the area. They range from cartoons and silent films from the turn of the last century and the early 1900s heyday of Essanay, a studio that had Ben Turpin and Charlie Chaplin, to this century’s Batman, Superman and Transformers hero movies.

04/25/2015

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Best Record Stores In Chicago

It’s time to dust off that record player and start playing vinyl again. Does your collection need a little refreshing? Check out these five Chicago area record stores.

04/13/2015

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Best Used Bookstores In Chicago

If you’re looking for a rare edition or just want to save a bit of money, then consider checking out these used bookstores in Chicago.

04/06/2015

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Best Easter Day Events In Chicago

From church services to brunch, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Easter with your family in Chicago. We take a look at some of the best in the Windy City.

03/30/2015

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Best Theaters In Chicago

No matter whether the city’s critics give a show four stars or only sort-of recommend it, the visitor is likely to leave impressed if the theater is historical, ornate or atmospheric.

03/23/2015

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Best 2015 Spring Theater Productions In Chicago

This spring, step outside and check out a live theatre performance in Chicago.

03/16/2015

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Best Parades And Celebrations On St. Patrick’s Day In Chicago

This St. Patrick’s Day, head outside and celebrate with thousands at one of many events in Chicago and the suburbs. From parades to dyeing the Chicago River green, there are plenty of fun events on the schedule.

03/09/2015

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Best Ways To Celebrate Women’s History Month In Chicago

From lectures to staged readings, there are plenty of ways to celebrate women’s accomplishments in Chicago.

03/02/2015

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Best Paint And Sips In Chicago

This weekend, skip the bar scene and have a glass of wine while painting in a studio with friends. From Chicago to the suburbs, there are plenty of places to paint and sip.

02/23/2015

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Best Sketching Classes In Chicago

Taking a sketching class is an excellent way to learn new drawing skills or enhance current artistic skills. Here you will find the best sketching classes in Chicago.

02/16/2015

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Best Historic Landmarks In Chicago

However, when seeing a movie, play or poster about the city, these five historic landmarks often represent what Chicago was and is – a city that roared back from the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 ready for commerce and culture.

02/09/2015

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Best 2015 Date Night Shows For Valentine’s Day In Chicago

This year, skip seeing a movie and watch a concert or live theatrical performance for Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart. We’ve got the scoop on what’s playing in Chicago.

02/02/2015

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Best Art Walks In Chicago

Art, creativity and inspiration can be found throughout Chicago. A great way to experience the art of Chicago is by taking a walking tour.

01/26/2015

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Best Books Based In Chicago

For a deeper sense of what the city was and how it influenced writers, turn to books about its people and politics, its underbelly and neighborhoods, its architecture and historic events.

01/19/2015

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Best Martin Luther King Day Celebrations in Chicago

Celebrations for Martin Luther King Day take place throughout the city of Chicago, attending one or more of the celebrations is a great way to honor and commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.

01/12/2015

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