Monday (2/21/11)

LunchBreak: Classical Monday Concerts
Chicago Cultural Center
77 E. Randolph
Chicago, IL 60602
Preston Bradley Hall
Time: 11PM-1PM
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Classical Monday concerts offer classical, chamber, and opera music in the Chicago Cultural Center’s Preston Bradley Hall. See the website for this week’s concert.

Ticket Pricing: FREE

Tuesday (2/22/11)

Free Tuesday Admission at the Museum of Contemporary Art

Exhibit: Seeing Is a Kind of Thinking: A Jim Nutt Companion
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E Chicago Ave,
Chicago, IL 60611
Hours: 10AM-8PM (Tuesday only)
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Seeing Is a Kind of Thinking, a companion exhibition to Jim Nutt: Coming Into Character, investigates how Nutt’s early works led to his more recent bust portraits featured in his exhibition. The rich and varied visual universe that has informed Nutt’s work is explored and also features artists whose work resonates with, or is inspired by, Nutt’s work. Seeing Is a Kind of Thinking is organized into four thematic sections: Looking Outside Art; Psyche of Eros; Figureheads; and Fastidious Forms.

Ticket Pricing: Free (Tuesday only)

Wednesday (2/23/11)

Read Between the Wines: A Business Book Club
Metropolitan Club – Willis Tower
233 S Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
Every 4th Wednesday of the month: 5:30PM-7PM
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Do ever you wish there was a forum for discussing the newest trends and ideas in the business world? Young Professionals of Chicago and the Metropolitan Club of Chicago have partnered to create Read Between the Wines: A Business Book Club. On the fourth Wednesday of each month we will select a book to read then come together and over appetizers and a hosted bar. This members-only event is free to attend, however space is limited. RSVP is required.

Ticket Pricing: FREE


Thursday (2/24/11)

House of Blues
329 N. Dearborn
Chicago, IL 60654
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Ke$ha presents The Get $leazy Tour- Doors open at 5:30PM, show begins at 6:30PM. All ages show.

Ticket Pricing: $33.50 – GA – Advanced $38.50 – GA

Friday (2/25/11)

Peter Pan at College of Dupage
College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
McAninch Arts Center
Time: 7:00PM
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Peter Pan, like its namesake, is a tale which never ages. Fly from the nursery to Neverland with Peter, John, Michael, and Wendy. Peter leads them on the adventure of a lifetime as they learn how to fly with the help of pixie dust, encounter fairies, lost boys, Indians, pirates, and of course, the evil Captain Hook. If you’ve ever dreamed of staying a child forever, living in a make-believe land of adventure, and soaring through the air, then just think happy thoughts and up you’ll go!

Ticket Pricing: $9-12

Les Miserables


Les Miserables
151 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601
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Cameron Mackintosh presents a brand new 25th anniversary production of Boublil & Schonberg’s legendary musical, LES MISERABLES, with glorious new staging and spectacular re-imagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. This new production has already been acclaimed by critics, fans and new audiences and is breaking box office records wherever it goes. The London Times hails the new show “a five star hit, astonishingly powerful and as good as the original.” The Western Mail says “an outstanding success.”

–Lauren Wulf, CBS Local Chicago