Arts & Culture
From “The Breakfast Club” to “Mean Girls,” what’s the best school movie? You decide!
After putting pen to paper, there’s still work to be done. From revising to publishing your work, check out a number of resources for writers in the Chicago area.
We do have a few museums that — while they may not be all that weird — are a bit offbeat, at least by Midwestern standards.
Chicago has many wonderful permanent exhibits in its museums. Individuals and families can experience the cultural diversity of Chicago and also have excellent learning experiences by visiting the permanent exhibits.
Whether you want to further explore a certain topic or learn something completely new, consider checking out the following educational seminars and lectures in the Chicago area. From science to history, you’re sure to find a topic you enjoy.
Are you looking for a new author to read while you and your family spend time at the beach this summer? If so, consider looking locally at works from authors based in the Chicago area.
Think classical music is just for stuffy bores? Think again. From downtown to the suburbs, the Chicago area offers numerous ways for you to hear and discover classical music.
From tap to traditional, Chicago has numerous dance performances scheduled through the early fall. Grab your friends and make a day of seeing a dance performance.
Here are five classes in Chicago, ranging from camera basics to shooting on location and editing, that will help you capture special moments and places.
Denise Kiernan is a journalist and writer whose work and travels have taken her from the undulating and stiletto-crippling cobblestoned streets of Rome to the soccer stadiums of Central America and the Great Wall of China. Here, she shares her best spots for a clandestine meeting.
If the play’s the thing for you, you’ll want to catch an outdoor performance in Chicago. Check out the following list of what’s scheduled for this summer.
From film festivals to outdoor movie screenings, the Chicago area offers a wealth of opportunities to see both old favorites and new films on the big screen. Check out the following summer movie events and find an event near you.
If you think independent bookstores in Chicago only sell books and magazines, think again. The following community-focused independent bookstores offer a slew of activities and events for readers of all ages.
Memorial Day parades and ceremonies in Chicago are a chance to thank veterans and active service members.
Don’t let the heat beat you this summer. Cool off by exploring these new Chicago museum exhibits.
If you want to go off the beaten path in Chicago, check out the following specialty bookstores.
From burlesque shows to trivia nights, the Chicagoland area offers numerous opportunities for fans of the “Star Wars” films to celebrate May the Fourth.
After months of snow, ice and cold weather, it’s time to embrace the warm weather of spring. From kite flying to festivals, celebrating the arrival of spring in the Chicagoland area has never been so fun.
Whether you want to learn about compost or find out how you can save an endangered species, the Chicagoland area has numerous activities planned for Earth Day.
From learning about haikus to open mic night, the Chicagoland area offers numerous opportunities for you to learn and experience poetry. Keep the following events in mind when planning how to celebrate National Poetry Month.