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10:00 am

Patti Smith: Year of the Monkey

October 26 @ 10:00 am
Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

On New Year’s Day, 2016, legendary singer-songwriter Patti Smith embarked on a year of solitary travel and writing.

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12:00 pm

Caitlin Doughty: Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?

October 26 @ 12:00 pm
Field Museum, James Simpson Theatre, 1400 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Talking about death doesn’t have to be somber or scary, says Caitlin Doughty, the host of the popular web series Ask a Mortician.

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Alison Roman: Nothing Fancy

October 26 @ 12:00 pm
Venue Six10, Feinberg Theatre, 610 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Alison Roman may be a food-world insider, but she’s also a passionate champion of the home cook.

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Simon Critchley: Tragedy, the Greeks, and Us

October 26 @ 12:00 pm
Art Institute of Chicago, Fullerton Hall, 111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

New School philosopher Simon Critchley helps us understand today’s power dynamics through an examination of the past.

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Ben Lerner: The Topeka School

October 26 @ 12:00 pm
Chicago Architecture Center, Gand Lecture Hall, 111 E Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Join Ben Lerner for a conversation about his latest novel, The Topeka School, set in his hometown during the 90s.

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2:00 pm

Anabel Hernández: Dangerous Investigations

October 26 @ 2:00 pm
Field Museum, James Simpson Theatre, 1400 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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Anabel Hernandez lives in hiding. She has bodyguards. Death threats fill her inbox.

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Jane Eyre

October 26 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

One event on October 24, 2019 at 2:00pm

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

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

With stirring choreography and an enthralling Victorian design, this avant-garde ballet breaks the mold of the traditional ballet heroine.

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Gary Janetti: Do You Mind If I Cancel?

October 26 @ 2:00 pm
Venue Six10, Feinberg Theatre, 610 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Gary Janetti is the voice behind some of TV’s biggest comedies, having served as writer and executive producer for shows including "Will and Grace" and "Family Guy."

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Beyond the Binary

October 26 @ 2:00 pm
Chicago Architecture Center, Gand Lecture Hall, 111 E Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Dr. Alex Iantaffi explores how non-binary thinking can lead not only to greater understanding of our own gender identity but also of sexuality, bodies, relationships, emotions, and thought.

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3:00 pm

A Doll’s House

October 26 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 15, 2019

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 15, 2019

One event on October 23, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on October 30, 2019 at 3:00pm

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

This focused one-act adaptation of the Henrik Ibsen classic reinvigorates the compelling story of the vibrant young Nora Helmer, deeply devoted to her husband Torvald.

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4:00 pm

David Blight on Frederick Douglass

October 26 @ 4:00 pm
Field Museum, James Simpson Theatre, 1400 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Few figures in American history have received more attention than Frederick Douglass, and for good reason, given his formidable presence and accomplishments.

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Beer History with the Brewseum

October 26 @ 4:00 pm
Chicago Architecture Center, Gand Lecture Hall, 111 E Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

This program will look into the past, and examine the many ways beer refracts and enhances our perceptions of history.

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4:30 pm

VS Live with Patricia Smith

October 26 @ 4:30 pm
Venue Six10, Feinberg Theatre, 610 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

A live podcast taping of VS, where Smith and Choi speak to poets about how poetry can both reflect and shape our world.

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7:30 pm

A Doll’s House

October 26 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 15, 2019

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 15, 2019

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

This focused one-act adaptation of the Henrik Ibsen classic reinvigorates the compelling story of the vibrant young Nora Helmer, deeply devoted to her husband Torvald.

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Giordano Dance Chicago: 57th Season Fall Series

October 26 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 26, 2019 at 7:30pm

Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E Randolph Drive
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Giordano Dance Chicago (GDC) presents a world premiere work created by beloved choreographer Peter Chu.

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Jane Eyre

October 26 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

One event on October 24, 2019 at 7:30pm

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

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

With stirring choreography and an enthralling Victorian design, this avant-garde ballet breaks the mold of the traditional ballet heroine.

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TEEN NIGHT @ Revisiting Candyman: Chicago, Fear, and Public Housing

October 26 @ 7:30 pm
Gene Siskel Film Center, Theater 1 164 N State St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Join us in the Gene Siskel Film Center Gallery for food and hangs before the screening of Candyman!

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America / Americans CRDT20th Concert Series

October 26 @ 7:30 pm
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E 60th St
Chicago, IL 60637 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

The power and energy of the company's 10-member dance ensemble and 10-piece jazz band will blow you away.

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8:00 pm

Mosquitoes

October 26 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 9, 2019

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

Steep Theatre, 1115 W Berwyn Ave
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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An intergenerational look at the gulf between decisions and their consequences.

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Ryan Hamilton

October 26 @ 8:00 pm
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd
Skokie, IL 60077 United States
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

With a hilarious clean act, Ryan Hamilton is taking the comic world by storm.

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