Chicago Cultural Center
The Chicago Cultural Center seems to be the little unknown gem in the city that is constantly upstaged by the world-renowned museums and Millennium Park across the street. But hidden within its walls are some amazing things that make it the stunning Chicago landmark that it is.
Chicago can be a vibrant city for people of all ages. Make sure to make the most of what Chicago has to offer for the older generation by taking advantage of the many discounts and venues that cater towards seniors.
From antiques made in ancient Greece to Pablo Picasso’s works from the last century, Chicago has numerous venues and tours with free admission. Check out the following list to get you started.
A citywide architecture event this weekend will offer a peek inside spaces that are normally off-limits on most guided tours.
Get out to enjoy one of these great festivals happening throughout the upcoming months. You will walk away from each with a smile on your face.
From opera to harp, Chicago offers a variety of classical music performances that you’ll definitely want to see.
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At the corner of Washington Street and Michigan Avenue, across from Millennium Park, stands the 115-year-old former central library building that now serves as Chicago’s cultural epicenter. The Chicago Cultural Center is a local treasure, beckoning passers-by to stop in and experience the bouquet of cultural bounty flourishing within its impressively-crafted walls…
Chicago will say its final farewell to beloved former first lady Maggie Daley at her funeral downtown on Monday.
It’s appropriate that Maggie Daley’s visitation will be held this weekend at the Chicago Cultural Center, the beneficiary of her preservation efforts.
A public wake will be held on Sunday for Chicago’s former first lady, Maggie Daley, who died Thursday after a nearly decade-long battle with cancer.
Ten Illinois women whose children were killed in combat were honored with Gold Star banners for their losses over the weekend at the Chicago Cultural Center.
Underway now through Sunday is Chicago’s Labor Day tradition of the Jazz Festival, which has been expanded this year beyond music to include spoken word performances.
From festivals to concerts, here are a few featured events around town this week.
Even the most urbane of city dwellers needs the occasional respite from the psychic pressure of the concrete jungle. For those without a go-to chill spot, here’s a selection of relaxation stations to consider.
Check out what’s happening this week in Chicagoland. From symphony to theater and expos — these are the events you don’t want to miss!
Check out what’s happening this week in Chicagoland. From St. Patrick’s Day to theater and expos — these are the events you don’t want to miss!
John Maloof bought the negatives of a deceased photographer, not knowing a worldwide sensation would be created when he published one of Vivian Maier’s stark black-and-white images online.
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