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Best Chicago-Based Bands & Musicians

The range of music genres alive in Chicago is vast and this list is meant to be a quick scan of the cream of the crop from varied genres.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2010

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Chicago’s Best Hidden Art And Cultural Gems

Chicago has plenty to offer beyond the Magnificent Mile and State Street. Join us as we take you off of the beaten path to Chicago’s best cultural gems.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2010

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Must-See Chicago Theatre Shows For First Timers

Want to start exploring Chicago’s vibrant theatre scene, but aren’t sure where to start? Here are some safe bets that not only entertain, but perhaps may entice you, or your guests, to explore even further.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2010

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Best Theatre For Kids And Young Adults In Chicago

While many theatre Chicago companies produce family-friendly shows throughout their seasons, there are also a handful of companies throughout the city devoted to creating theatre geared for kids and young adults.

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Best Free And Cheap Theatre In Chicago

While seeing a show in one of Chicago’s many smaller theatres is very cost-effective, there are a few “public access” theatres and discount ticket programs that offer a super cheap – or even free – options.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2010

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Best Small Venues For Live Music In Chicago

These venues all made the cut because of a focused conviction to presenting Chicagoans the best in up-and-coming musicians as well as providing a haven for intimate concerts with larger bands.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2010

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Best Theatre For A Laugh In Chicago

Theatre doesn’t always have to be so serious. Here are some places to get a belly-laugh workout.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2010

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Best Large Theatre Companies In Chicago

Looking for a fancy night out at one of Chicago’s 300-plus theatre companies? You won’t go wrong selecting a show from one of the six top-tier groups below. Not only are these companies well-established in […]

CBS Chicago–10/03/2010