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11:00 am

David Brooks on Power

May 4 @ 11:00 am
Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E Randolph Drive
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

A deeply personal and moving exploration of what it means to lead a meaningful life.

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1:00 pm

George Packer on Richard Holbrooke

May 4 @ 1:00 pm
Field Museum, 1400 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

The Atlantic staff writer George Packer will talk about his biography of “admired and detested” American diplomat Richard Holbrooke.

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Mushroom Power

May 4 @ 1:00 pm
Conaway Center, Columbia College Chicago, 1104 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

You might think mushrooms are just for eating, but did you know they also form the basis of many antibiotics?

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Fighting for Civil Rights in the Digital Age

May 4 @ 1:00 pm
Feinberg Theatre at Venue Six10, 610 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Which parts of your online self belong to you? Which are subject to legal protection, and which are fair game?

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2:00 pm

Across the Pond

May 4 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 5, 2019

One event on May 2, 2019 at 2:00pm

Auditorium Theatre, 50 E Ida B Wells Dr
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

"Across the Pond" features United Kingdom's most influential artists.

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3:00 pm

A Number

May 4 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until June 9, 2019

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 9, 2019

One event on April 17, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on April 24, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on May 8, 2019 at 3:00pm

Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court
Glencoe, IL 60022 United States

Set in a strikingly familiar future, this ingenious and illuminating twist on a family drama examines the idea of individuality and the very nature of identity.

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Cambodian Rock Band

May 4 @ 3:00 pm
Zacek McVay Theater at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Part comedy, part mystery, part rock concert, this thrilling story toggles back and forth in time, as father and daughter face the music of the past.

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David Wootton on Virtue

May 4 @ 3:00 pm
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Ballroom, 116 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Do you think its good or bad to be greedy?

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Climate Survival with Bill McKibben, Cheryl Johnson and Stephanie LeMenager

May 4 @ 3:00 pm
Field Museum, 1400 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Thirty years ago, Bill McKibben sounded one of the earliest alarms about climate change.

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Energizing Change: Charlene Carruthers & adrienne maree brown in conversation

May 4 @ 3:00 pm
Conaway Center, Columbia College Chicago, 1104 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

"Who is responsible for creating change?"
"What can we learn from the legacy of previous change-makers?"

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Writing in Exile: A Conversation with Jennifer Egan

May 4 @ 3:00 pm
Feinberg Theatre at Venue Six10, 610 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

The recent waves of people forced from their homelands has us thinking about what it means to live in exile, particularly as a writer.

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4:00 pm

A Chorus Line

May 4 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 31, 2019

One event on May 9, 2019 at 1:30pm

One event on May 16, 2019 at 1:30pm

The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60610 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket
Likely to Sell Out

In an empty theatre, on a bare stage, casting for a new Broadway musical is almost complete.

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5:30 pm

Music That Lasts: Maude Maggart and the American Songbook

May 4 @ 5:30 pm
Feinberg Theatre at Venue Six10, 610 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Maude Maggart went to her first cabaret show as a teen.

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7:00 pm

West Side Story: SOLD OUT

May 4 @ 7:00 pm
Lyric Opera House, 20 N Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606 United States

Tony and Maria are two wide-eyed teenagers from opposing gangs who fall in love.

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7:30 pm

A Number

May 4 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 9, 2019

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, repeating until June 9, 2019

Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court
Glencoe, IL 60022 United States

Set in a strikingly familiar future, this ingenious and illuminating twist on a family drama examines the idea of individuality and the very nature of identity.

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Across the Pond

May 4 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 5, 2019

One event on May 2, 2019 at 7:30pm

Auditorium Theatre, 50 E Ida B Wells Dr
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

"Across the Pond" features United Kingdom's most influential artists.

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Cambodian Rock Band

May 4 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 5, 2019

Zacek McVay Theater at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60614 United States

Part comedy, part mystery, part rock concert, this thrilling story toggles back and forth in time, as father and daughter face the music of the past.

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Adrienne Truscott THIS

May 4 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on May 3, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on May 4, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on May 5, 2019 at 2:00pm

Edlis Neeson Theater at the MCA, 220 E Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Truscott mines her own genre-straddling oeuvre in a brash, non-linear confessional that bounces from contemporary feminism to the presidency to unconventional urban living.

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Single Black Female

May 4 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 19, 2019

eta Creative Arts Foundation, 7558 S South Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60619 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket
Likely to Sell Out

Single Black Female (SBF) is a two-woman show with rapid-fire comic vignettes that explores the lives of African American middle-class women.

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That’s Weird, Grandma: Stories that Sing and Dance

May 4 @ 7:30 pm
The Neo-Futurists Theater, 5153 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Now performing in prime-time for the first time ever!

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8:00 pm

A Chorus Line

May 4 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 2019

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2019

One event on May 26, 2019 at 6:00pm

The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60610 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket
Likely to Sell Out

In an empty theatre, on a bare stage, casting for a new Broadway musical is almost complete.

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FIRST LOVE IS THE REVOLUTION

May 4 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 8, 2019

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until June 8, 2019

Steep Theatre, 1115 W Berwyn Ave
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Basti is having a rough go of it without his mom, and Rdeca is struggling just to make her first kill.

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Muti Conducts Pines of Rome

May 4 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on May 4, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 7, 2019 at 7:30pm

Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60604 United States

Riccardo Muti leads an evening of dramatic and evocative works.

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The Winter’s Tale

May 4 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 9, 2019

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until June 9, 2019

One event on May 28, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on May 13, 2019 at 7:00pm

Goodman Theatre, Albert Theatre, 170 N Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

A paranoid king accuses his queen of infidelity, setting off a calamitous series of events spanning 16 years.

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