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THISWEEK IN CHICAGO

ARTS & THEATER
You're Invited to Our Open House - Academy of Art University
Sat
- W CHICAGO LAKESHORE 644 Lake ... - 1mi
ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY  CHICAGO OPEN HOUSE WE’RE COMING TO YOU & YOU’RE INVITED SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2014 Your Future Begins Here Let the possibilities...

OUR AMERICA HISPANIC HISTORY OF THE US FELIPE FERNÁNDEZ ARMESTO IN CONVERSATION W/ GERARDO CÁRDENAS - Instituto Cervantes Chicago
Wed
- Instituto Cervantes Chicago 3... - 1mi
Instituto Cervantes welcomes award-winning author and historian Felipe Fernández Armesto, of “Our America: A Hispanic History of the United States”, in conversation with Mexican aut...

Painting Party! - Colors and Bottles
Sat
- Revolver: 3759 N. Damen. Chica... - 6mi
Join the art, join the fun, join the party! http://colorsandbottles.com/pages/chicago-calendar

Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play - The Public House Theatre
thru Dec 31
- The Public House Theatre 3914... - 5mi
Welcome to the smash hit that truly knows the heart of Chicago! Bye Bye Liver is a series of outrageous sketches, all centered around the one thing that connects all of Chicago…Alcohol! Whet...

Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play - The Public House Theatre
thru Dec 31
- The Public House Theatre 3914... - 5mi
Welcome to the smash hit that truly knows the heart of Chicago! Bye Bye Liver is a series of outrageous sketches, all centered around the one thing that connects all of Chicago…Alcohol! Whet...

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SOCIAL & CHARITY
CHICAGO TROLLEY CELEBRATES 20th ANNIVERSARY WITH “THE YEAR OF GIVING FOOD AND SUPPLY DRIVES” - Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Bus Co.
thru Dec 22
- Chicago Trolley & Double Decke... - 0mi
Celebrating 20 years of serving the Chicago community with incredible tours and transportation, Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Company gives back in a new way with “The Year of Giving&rdquo...

Reading Hour with Robbie Gould - Meatheads & The Goulden Touch
Tue
- Meatheads Lincolnwood (6734 ... - 10mi
Come celebrate the 2nd annual summer reading partnership between Meatheads and The Goulden Touch, the public charity founded by Chicago Bears' Kicker Robbie Gould. This family-friendly event...

Style Under the Stars - Winnetka Board of the Northwestern University Settlement House
thru Nov 14
- Michigan Shores Club 911 Mic... - 14mi
Since 1891, Northwestern Settlement has served Chicago's West Town community by offering wrap-around services that holistically meet the complex needs of its "neighbors".  Northwestern Settlement...

Find Your Cause - Chicago Cares
Tue
- Chicago Cultural Center 78 E.... - 0mi
Find Your Cause will bring together more than 300 of Chicago’s young professionals looking to get involved in their communities through service. As an attendee, you will learn firsthand about vo...

Around the World Food Tasting - Clearbrook
Tue
- Arlington Toyota-Scion 2095 N... - 27mi
Come sample delicious morsels from 20 local restaurants at the Arlington Toyota-Scion dealership in Palatine.  Enjoy games, a raffle, a photo booth, food demonstrations, a cash bar, and more! You...

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BUSINESS
Global Voices Author Night with Clarence Page - UChicago Arts
Mon
- International House, Assembly ... - 7mi
Pulitzer Prize-winner Clarence Page showcases his new column collection, CULTURE WORRIER: Selected Columns 1984 – 2014: Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change, published to coincide w...

Glogmaster Trunk Show - Swedish American Museum
thru Oct 20
- Swedish American Museum 5211 ... - 6mi
The Clogmaster Trunk Show tradition continues at the Museum. Clogmaster custom fits and makes traditional clogs for people that spend extended hours on their feet from children starting at 2 years old...

The Dream of America: Swedish Immigration to Chicago - Swedish American Museum
Sat
- Swedish American Museum 5211 ... - 6mi
This fascinating tour starts in the mid-1800s in Sweden and takes the visitor on a journey from Sweden to the New World, providing insights into the struggles and triumphs of Swedish immigrant life in...

Chez Moi Celebrate L'Automne with Regional Pairings and Pumpkin Fest in Lincoln Park - Chez Moi
thru Oct 31
- Chez Moi 2100 N. Halsted Stre... - 3mi
Lincoln Park’s Chez Moi is introducing its fall dinner menu featuring some of France’s most popular seasonal flavors or saveurs de l’automne!  Owner and Alsace native Chef Domin...


CONFERENCES & EXPOS
2nd International Conference on Endocrinology - Omics Group
thru Oct 22
- DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chi... - 12mi
OMICS Group is delighted to invite you to attend the 2nd International Conference on Endocrinology which is to be held on October 20-22, 2014 at Chicago, USA Endocrinology-2014 w...

3rd International Summit on Toxicology & Applied Pharmacology - OMICS Group
thru Oct 22
- DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chi... - 12mi
The 3rd International Summit on Toxicology & Applied Pharmacology (Toxicology-2014) scheduled for October 20-22, 2014 in Chicago, USA. The conference was titled: “New Challenges and Inn...

SAP Conference for Treasury Management - T.A. Cook Conferences
thru Oct 23
- Fairmont Chicago Hotel, 200 No... - 0mi
Attend this event to hear the very latest news, innovation, and best practices to help improve treasury processes for global organizations. Packed with SAP insight and customer case studies, you'll...


EDUCATION
Stage 773 Launches New Education and Programming Series in Dedicated "Box" Theater - Stage 773
thru Nov 30
- Stage 773 1225 W Belmont Ave ... - 4mi
Stage 773 is turning its redesigned Box performance space into an actor’s training and performing destination. Starting in July, the Box will host an ever-growing number of classes,...


KIDS & FAMILY
Lapidary Day - Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
thru Nov 16
- Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Ar... - 16mi
Normal 0 November 16 – “Lapidary Day” See demonstrations by artists from the West Suburban Lapidary Club including: beading, silversmithing, cabochon cutting, wire wra...

Skelebration - Redmoon Theater
thru Oct 26
- 2120 S Jefferson St - 3mi
Redmoon Skelebration About Skelebration Where: Redmoon, 2120 S. Jefferson St. When: October 18-26 at 1pm, 4pm, and 7pm Redmoon's 2nd annual Halloween event designed for famil...

"Annie Jr." - Spotlight Youth Theater
thru Oct 25
- Timothy Christian High School ... - 16mi
"Annie" is the story of a spunky orphan who is determined to find her parents. Featuring such songs as "It's A Hard Knock Life,” "Tomorrow" and "Maybe,” the musical is a fun-filled s...


MUSIC & CONCERTS
Oktoberfest Show: Pieptone Live at Mirabell - Mirabell Restaurant
thru Oct 25
- 3454 West Addison Street Chi... - 6mi
Join us for our Oktoberfest celebration with Pieptone Live at Mirbell. Pieptone is best known for their renditions of German chart hits, rarities and oddities of the 50's and 60's. Come enjoy great au...

COUNTRY MUSIC ARTIST CHRIS YOUNG TO HOST ‘WOODY’S WESTERN ROUNDUP’ FOR THE WOOD FAMILY FOUNDATION AT - Wood Family Foundation
Wed
- Joe’s Bar 940 W. Weed Street ... - 1mi
Chicago Cub Legend Kerry Wood is teaming up with hit country music artist Chris Young to host Woody’s Western Roundup, an event benefitting the Wood Family Foundation who has raised over $4 mill...

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra - Mid-USA Falun Dafa Association
Tue
- Chicago Symphony Center 220... - 1mi
German composer and musician, J.S. Bach said "I play the notes as they are written, but it is God who makes the music." The Chinese characters ??(yin yuè) stand for music. ?is the character fo...


SOCIAL & ENTERTAINMENT
Six Corners Halloween Costume Coven - Six Corners Association
Sat
- Klee Alley 4001 N Milwaukee av... - 7mi
Come celebrate Halloween at Six Corners with Games, Costume Contests, Music, Prizes! The FREE fun starts at 6pm in the Klee Building Alley! Schedule of events: 6:00: Game Sign-ups and Costum...


OTHER
An Autumn Treat: New Pumpkin Apple Spice Epicuren Facial from Johnathan Breitung Salon & Luxury Spa - Johnathan Breitung Salon & Luxury Spa
thru Oct 31
- 3226 North Lincoln Ave., Chica... - 4mi
Enjoy a relaxing facial with an autumn aroma thanks to Johnathan Breitung Salon & Luxury Spa’s newest Epicuren facial, the Pumpkin Apple Spice Facial. This seasonal treatment is perfect for ...

Genealogy Session: Ties that Bind- Swedish Clubs in Chicago's History - Swedish American Museum
Sat
- Swedish American Museum 5211 ... - 6mi
Join us for this genealogy session with Museum curator Veronica Robinson as she explores the history of Swedish clubs in Chicago. Cost is free for Nordic Family Genealogy Center members; non-members p...

Oktoberfest at Hofbräuhaus Chicago - Hofbräuhaus Chicago
thru Oct 31
- Hofbrauhaus Chicago 5500 Park... - 16mi
Hofbräuhaus Chicago, the first and only German micro-brewery, beer hall and restaurant in the Chicago area, will celebrate its second annual Oktoberfest Sept. 12 – Oct. 31 in MB Financial P...

Clark Street Spooktacular - Clark Street in Lincoln Park (SSA#23)
Sat
- Clark Street in Lincoln Park N... - 3mi
The Irresistible Spooktacular Returns! clark street merchants host annual neighborhood event WHAT:          Clark Street in Lincoln Park hosts its annua...

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ARTS & THEATER
Visual Scavenger Hunt Artwalk and Tour - Chicago Detours
Sun
- Logan Square. Tour starts at A... - 4mi
Chicago Detours partners with Azimuth Projects for a fun interpretation of a Logan Square art walk as an official event for Chicago Artists Month 2014. A walking tour of the everyday landscape of Loga...

Holding Ground - The Dance COLEctive & The Big Hearts Fund
thru Nov 2
- Links Hall at Constellation - 7mi
The Dance COLEctive presents “Holding Ground” October 31, November 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. at Links Hall at Constellation, 3111 N. Western Ave., Chicago. General admission is $20 for adults, $15...

The Nutcracker - Performing Arts Limited
thru Dec 7
- Northside College Prep High Sc... - 7mi
Arguably surpassing Joffrey's in genuine holiday magic and charm, PAL's eighth-annual production of The Nutcracker is a rich affair of beautiful costumes, dreamy sets and lighting, showcasing the...


SOCIAL & CHARITY
7th Annual Chicago Gala benefiting FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) - FARE
Sat
- Chicago History Museum 1601 N... - 3mi
Join us for an evening honoring Scott Mandell, Founder and CEO of Enjoy Life Foods while raising money for Food Allergy Research & Education. Enjoy dinner, entertainment and get a tour of the mus...


BUSINESS
IACS Diversity Job Fair in Chicago - October 28th 2014 - Indo-American Community Service (IACS)
Tue
- Hilton Chicago 720 Michigan ... - 1mi
The Indo-American Community Service (IACS), a non-for-profit organization is hosting the 5th annual Diversity Job Fair in Chicago-land area on October 28th, 2014 at Hilton Chicago, 720 Michigan Aven...

IACS Diversity Job Fair in Chicago - October 28th 2014, About 50 companies are participating, FREE - Indo American Community Services
Tue
- Hilton Chicago, 720 Michigan A... - 1mi
The Indo-American Community Service (IACS), a non-for-profit organization is hosting the 5th annual Diversity Job Fair in Chicago-land area on October 28th, 2014 at Hilton Chicago, 720 Michigan Aven...


CONFERENCES & EXPOS
Competitive Intelligence - GIA Conference Chicago 2014 - Global Intelligence Alliance
thru Oct 29
- Hard Rock Hotel Chicago, 230 N... - 0mi
COMPETITIVE INTELLIGENCE PRACTITIONERS ONLY The 2014 GIA Conference Chicago "INTELLIGENCE WITH IMPACT" promises an exceptional program for competitive intelligence professionals. There will ...

Infocast's 3PL Value Creation - Information Forecast Inc.
thru Oct 30
- University Center Conference C... - 1mi
Position your company to be a provider of cutting-edge initiatives to enhance your customer's supply chain flexibility and agility at 3PL Value Creation 2014. Brought to you by ARMSTRONG & AS...


FESTIVALS
: Little Bucharest Bistro Celebrates Halloween with Fortune Telling; Costumes; DJ; and a Special Spo - Little Bucharest Bistro
thru Nov 1
- Little Bucharest Bistro 3661 ... - 6mi
Celebrate Halloween with Little Bucharest Bistro as it transforms from a popular eastern European restaurant into a haunted Transylvanian castle on All Hallows’ Eve. For $31.00, join in the frig...

A Howl of a Good Time - barker & meowsky’s
Sun
- Bridgeview Bank Parking Lot 19... - 3mi
Sunday, Oct 26th  Bridgeview Bank Parking Lot 1970 N Halsted (corner of Halsted + Armitage) 11 a.m. event starts, 11:30 Kid costume contest  12:30 Dog costume contest  Ab...

The Atrium Mall Located In the James R. Thompson Center Hosts Free Health & Wellness Fair - The Atrium Mall
Thu
- The Atrium Mall at the James R... - 0mi
Help the heart and curb unhealthy habits this holiday season when The Atrium Mall at the James R. Thompson Center, 100 West Randolph Street, hosts the Health and Wellness Fair, free of charge, on Thur...

Halloween Trolley Bar Crawl 2014 Chicago - My Drink On
thru Nov 1
- Multiple Locations Chicago - 3mi
ITS BACK! HALLOWEEN TROLLEY CRAWL ROUND 3! JOIN OVER 4000 PEOPLE! Hop on and off trolleys to enjoy multiple nightlife jaunts throughout our great city of Chicago! There is no better way to join the...


MUSIC & CONCERTS
Oktoberfest Show: Euro Express Live at Mirabell - Mirabell Restaurant
thru Nov 1
- 3454 West Addison Street Chi... - 6mi
Join us for our Oktoberfest celebration with Euro Express Live at Mirbell. Euro Express is a European-American style band that has performed throughout the U.S.A. Come enjoy great authentic German foo...

Philharmonic Orchestra Anniversary Concert - Fox Valley Academy of Music Performance
Sun
- 27 S. Edgelawn Dr. Aurora, IL... - 38mi
In honor of the Fox Valley Academy of Music Performance’s 10th anniversary, the Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing a celebration of musical anniversaries. The concert program, “Happ...


SPORTS
Shape up for the Holidays at Studio Lagree’s New Lincoln Park Location - Studio Lagree
Sat
- 1123 W. Armitage, Chicago, Ill... - 3mi
An international expansion of Studio Lagree, an evolutionary exercise experience designed to deliver significant effects on the body’s natural composition through The Lagree Fitness Method&trade...


SOCIAL & ENTERTAINMENT
Halloween on Hubbard 2014 - Cutting Edge Events
Thu
- 116 w. hubbard st. Chicago,... - 1mi
 Event Details  Get $5 off promo code Eventcalendar valid till 24 hours before Good Old Fashioned Costume Party great Prizes for Best Costumes Food, Featured Cocktails, Tastings, ...

SHERRY FEST. DRINK AND LEARN ABOUT WINES FROM JEREZ - Instituto Cervantes Chicago
Tue
- Instituto Cervantes Chicago 3... - 1mi
Jerez is synonymous with extraordinary and complex sherry. If you’re curious about this wine beyond how it tastes and you would like to learn more, join us and the Managing Director of the Regul...

SHERRY FEST. DRINK AND LEARN ABOUT WINES FROM JEREZ A CELEBRATION OF WINES IN CHICAGO - INSTITUTO CERVANTES OF CHICAGO
Tue
- INSTITUTO CERVANTES OF CHICAGO... - 1mi
SHERRY FEST. DRINK AND LEARN ABOUT WINES FROM JEREZ A CELEBRATION OF WINES IN CHICAGO October 28 & 29   D. O. Jerez. Wine Tasting October 28, 6-8 pm Instituto Cervantes 31 West ...

SHERRY FEST. DRINK AND LEARN ABOUT WINES FROM JEREZ - INSTITUTO CERVANTES OF CHICAGO
Wed
- INSTITUTO CERVANTES OF CHICAGO... - 1mi
VIP EXPERIENCE: Wine from D.O. Jerez tasting, pairing dinner and flamenco. October 29, 6-9 pm Black Bull Spanish Restaurant 1721 W Division St. Chicago, IL 60622 773.227.8600 $55 general p...

Andersonville Dessert Crawl 2014 - Andersonville Chamber of Commerce
Sun
- Andersonville Neighborhood (va... - 6mi
ANDERSONVILLE DESSERT CRAWL:  A GOURMET TRICK OR TREAT EXPERIENCE! WHAT:     The Andersonville Dessert Crawl features the best desserts from restaurants in Chicago’...

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OTHER
Trick or Treat at IKEA Bolingbrook! - IKEA Bolingbrook
Sun
- IKEA Bolingbrook 750 E Bought... - 26mi
Halloween arrives early at IKEA Bolingbrook.  Kids in costume up to age 12 can trick or treat in a safe environment.  As you stroll through the showroom, stop at the different scary stat...

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ARTS & THEATER
80th BIRTHDAY MEET & GREET WITH MAESTRO LINO TAGLIAPIETRA AT SOFA CHICAGO ART FAIR - Schantz Galleries
Sat
- Schantz Galleries SOFA Chicago... - 1mi
Venetian Glass Maestro Lino Tagliapietra is traveling from Italy to attend the SOFA Chicago art fair, and will be available in Schantz Galleries booth #607 to talk about the inspiration behind hi...

Painting Party! - Colors and Bottles
Mon
- Mad River Bar & Grille 2909 ... - 4mi
Join the colorful fun! http://colorsandbottles.com/pages/chicago-calendar

Julio Cortázar: Footsteps in Film - Insituto Cervantes
thru Nov 24
- 31 W. Ohio St Chicago IL 6065... - 1mi
The Instituto Cervantes of Chicago in collaboration with the Consulate General of Argentina presents the film series “Julio Cortázar: Footsteps in Film” based on the Argentinean wri...


SOCIAL & CHARITY
2014 Brunch and Auction - The House of the Good Shepherd Women's Board
Sun
- Four Seasons Hotel 120 E. Del... - 1mi
The House of the Good Shepherd107th Annual Women's Board Brunch             November 2, 2014 Four Seasons Hotel Grand Ballroom120 East ...

Stimulus Social Club November Event at John Barleycorn - Stimulus Social Club
Wed
- John Barleycorn River North 1... - 1mi
In celebration of Veteran's Day our November beneficiary is Pets for Vets, a non-profit program dedicated to supporting veterans and providing a second chance for shelter animals by rescuing, training...

Fall Fling - HighSight
Thu
- Rock Bottom Brewery 1 W. Gran... - 1mi
Beer, wine AND food? Check. Live music? Double check. Amazing silent auction (where you're almost guaranteed crazy bargains)? Triple check. An event with approximately 200 other hip, young professi...

American India Foundation’s 9th Annual Chicago Gala: “Bow Ties and Bangles” - American India Foundation
Sat
- Union Station 500 West Jackso... - 1mi
                         The Chicago Chapter of the American India Foundation (AIF) proudly present’s the organization’s 9t...

Antiques + Modernism Winnetka Show 2014 - Winnetka Community House
thru Nov 9
- Winnetka Community House: 620 ... - 16mi
The 2014 Antiques + Modernism Winnetka Show will open with a Preview Party on Thursday, November 6 and run from Friday, November 7 to Sunday, November 9. Presented by The Woman’s Board of Winnet...

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BUSINESS
Christmas Preview and Sale at the Museum Store - the Swedish American Museum
Sun
- Swedish American Museum 5211 ... - 6mi
The Kerstin Andersson Museum Store invites you to enjoy a day of Christmas shopping, glögg and pepparkakor. Specially-priced Christmas items will be available and members will receive a 20 percen...

Metropolitan Capital’s “Women’s Empower Hour” Hosts Complimentary Luncheon Discussion - Metropolitan Capital Bank
Wed
- Metropolitan Capital Bank 9 E... - 1mi
The “Women’s Empower Hour” at Metropolitan Capital (9 E. Ontario St.) welcomes best-selling author and award-winning radio icon, John St. Augustine, to host a discussion and Q&A ...

The Skills for Social Good Summit - Chicago Cares
Tue
- Hyatt Regency Chicago 151 E. ... - 0mi
A one-day conference, the Skills for Social Good Summit will bring together several hundred leaders from nonprofit organizations. As an attendee, you will have an opportunity to interface with and lea...

DuPagePads 12th Annual Wake Up Your Spirit Breakfast - DuPagePads
Wed
- Benedictine University 5700 Co... - 24mi
Enjoy an exhilarating morning featuring new information about the work that DuPagePads is doing to end homelessness.  This year’s keynote speaker is Jarrett Payton, son of Walter Payton for...


CONFERENCES & EXPOS
ClickZ Live Chicago 2014 - Incisive Media
thru Nov 6
- Palmer House Hilton, 17 East M... - 0mi
Formerly SES Conference & Expo, ClickZ Live Chicago is the next generation digital marketing event, designed by digital marketers for digital marketers, which is taking place on November 3-6. This...


EDUCATION
Yoga and Meditation - Inner Engineering and FREE Introduction Talk 11/06//2014 - Isha Foundation
thru Nov 9
- Bartlett Community Center (ad... - 28mi
Inner Engineering is a technology for wellbeing derived from the ancient science of yoga. An authentic program for self-empowerment and personal growth, the 4-day Inner Engineering course opens up t...


KIDS & FAMILY
Bullerbyn Swedish Language Playgroup - the Swedish American Museum
Sun
- Swedish American Museum 5211 ... - 6mi
Taking place roughly every other Sunday in tandem with Svenska Skolan, Bullerbyn is a time for singing cherished children’s songs, reading fun tales, and having lots of fun in Swedish. Chil...

JCYS Annual Holiday Bazaar - JCYS George W. Lutz Family Center
Mon
- 800 Clavey Road, Highland Park... - 23mi
It’s that time of year again – when the JCYS George W. Lutz Family Center throws its annual Holiday Bazaar!  This juried event will be held on Monday, November 3 from 9 am – 7 p...

Wizard of Oz Weekend - Hollywood Palms Cinema
thru Nov 16
- Hollywood Palms Cinema - 28mi
Every November we show the Wizard of Oz in our theaters, the way it was meant to be seen! Stay tuned for details.

Aquatic Experience – Chicago - World Pet Association
thru Nov 9
- Renaissance Schaumburg Convent... - 25mi
The World Pet Association brings “everything aquatic under one roof” back to the Chicago area this year with its second annual Aquatic Experience – Chicago, November 7-9, 2014, a...


MUSIC & CONCERTS
Nirinjan Kaur with Matthew Schoening - Spirit Rising Yoga
Sat
- Saturday, November 8, 2014 ? 3... - 5mi
Take time to nurture yourself with this unforgettable live music yoga workshop & concert.   Experience both subtle and dynamic movement and sound that will energize then deeply relax yo...

Singer/Song-writer Sami Grisafe and Eric Himan Live in Chicago at Martyrs on Thursday, November 6th! - Sami Grisafe
Thu
- Martyr's 3855 N Lincoln Ave, C... - 5mi
Get ready to rock with award-winning, singer-songwriter, Sami Grisafe as she brings her folk rock music to Martyr’s on Thursday, November 6th at 7:00pm.  Joining her is musician Eric Himan ...


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