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Weekend Events Around Town: 7/22 – 7/24

Need some ideas for what to do this weekend? Chicago Tonight knows what is going on! Bodies Among Other Things, Part 1 at the Smart Museum of Art Poet Matthias Regan leads an exploration of the question, where among various objects depicted in paintings do people dwell, in a two-part series at the Smart Museum […]

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Weekend Events Around Town: 5/13 – 5/15

Windy City Rhythms at the DuSable Museum for African-American History This celebration of National Tap Dance Day recognizes the women that have kept tap dance alive. The First Lady of American Tap, Dianne “Lady Di” Walker, is serving as mistress of ceremonies as well as performing. Performances by the Jump Rhythm Jazz Project and the […]

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Cultural Connections: Events Around Town

On Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm, Geoffrey Baer tells us about some upcoming Chicago events that are not to be missed. Here’s where you can find the events for this weekend and beyond: Architecture and Design Film Festival This five day festival of feature-length films, documentaries and shorts showcases architecture at its finest. Come check […]

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Weekend Events Around Town: 4/29 – 5/1

Looking for something to do this weekend? Chicago Tonight has a few ideas! Here are some events that we talked about on our show this week, as well as some we couldn’t get to: Art Chicago, Artropolis and Next: The International Fair of Contemporary and Modern Art Catch this massive art fair at the Merchandise […]

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What To Do This Weekend: 4/7-4/9

Here are some suggestions from Chicago Tonight on weekend events to attend around town: Dance Mansion: Learn to dance at Dance Day at Cheney Mansion with Winifred Haun & Dancers. All ages and experience levels are welcome to come learn to dance a “Bento.” If you’d rather watch than participate, the afternoon will include two […]

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Project Cabrini Green

Demolition began on March 30, 2011 on the last high-rise building left in the Cabrini-Green housing development. A public art installation addressing the demolition was created by students at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, led by artist and faculty member Jan Tichy, in collaboration with organizations providing after-school programs in the Cabrini-Green […]

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