Archive for October, 2011

Today’s Freebies: Tuesday, November 1

Celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) or enjoy a free operatic concert! Here are Tuesday, November 1′s  freebies and must sees! For even more Chicago fun, visit: www.explorechicago.org

Today’s Freebies: Monday, October 31

Happy Halloween! Get spooked at family-friendly events at Navy Pier and Chicago museums or head to Boystown for the 15th Annual Halloween Parade! Here are Monday, October 31′s  freebies and must sees! For even more Chicago fun, visit: www.explorechicago.org Happy Halloween! Not free, but fun: Bring the family to Navy Pier’s Really Big Halloween Party for trick [...]

4 Ways To Discover Art in Hyde Park During Chicago Artists Month

Chicago Artists Month wraps up this weekend  – but there are still lots of events!  Here are 4 ways to check out the artsy side of Hyde Park. Join the Conversation On Thursday, meet artist Jessica Stockholder, the newly appointed chair of the University of Chicago’s Department of Visual Arts, at an Artists Talk. See [...]

Things To Do This Weekend: October 28 – 30, 2011

From Chicago International Children’s Film Festival screenings to Chicago Artists Month gallery events to Halloween fun all over the city, there are tons of things to do this weekend!  Get a head start on your weekend plans with these highlights! Don’t miss great art, dance, music and film happenings throughout the city this weekend! Catch [...]

Today’s Freebies: Thursday, October 27

Meet a mummy at the Oriental Institute or experience Spooky Science at the Museum of Science and Industry! Here are Thursday, October 27′s  freebies and must sees! For even more Chicago fun, visit: www.explorechicago.org Chicagoween Returns! Chicagoween returns! Visit Frankenplaza in the Loop, October 28-30, and see the Midnight Circus, mad science, magic and more! Throughout [...]

Recap / Slideshow: StyleChicago.com’s Art of Fashion 2011

The final and most-anticipated headlining runway show for Fashion Focus Chicago was The Art of Fashion hosted by StyleChicago.com.  The sold out crowd descended upon Millennium Park to preview the Spring 2012 collections of some of Chicago’s best established designers: SWABY, Squasht by Les, Lara Miller, Borris Powell, RUCHE, Zamrie, Eva Pazola, Nora del Busto, [...]

Today’s Freebies: Wednesday, October 26

From citywide Chicagoween happenings to a free outdoor screening of The Shining at the Chicago History Museum, here are Wednesday, October 26′s  freebies and must sees! For even more Chicago fun, visit: www.explorechicago.org Chicagoween Returns! Chicagoween returns! Visit Frankenplaza in the Loop, October 28-30, and see the Midnight Circus, mad science, magic and more! Throughout October, [...]

Today’s Freebies: Tuesday, October 25

From a conversation with sculptor Richard Hunt to Chicago International Children’s Film Festival screenings, here are Tuesday, October 25′s  freebies and must sees! For even more Chicago fun, visit: www.explorechicago.org Meet Renowned Sculptor Richard Hunt Enjoy animated conversation with art enthusiasts and a spectacular view of Lake Michigan as sculptor Richard Hunt is awarded the Ruth [...]

Today’s Freebies: Monday, October 24

Relax, as you enjoy a free concert at the Chicago Cultural Center, or watch a green sea turtle swim by at the Shedd Aquarium: here are Monday, October 24′s freebies and must sees! For even more Chicago fun, visit: www.explorechicago.org Experience Music and Theater at the Chicago Cultural Center Flutist Mary-Christine Stingley and Harpist Maria Luisa Rayan-Forero [...]

4 Ways to Discover Bridgeport’s Artistic Side, October 21-23

You can nourish your body and your soul during this weekend’s Chicago Artists Month events in Bridgeport! Take an artsy trek through this neighborhood and discover great exhibitions, open studios, art walks, and more. Visit JAWAchic (Jewelry And Wearable Art Chicago), at the Zhou B Art Center and discover an exhibition of fine art jewelry. The show [...]