Activities you could take part in this weekend that are not NATO-related also include Cameron Esposito's Side Mullet Send Off. You could also take advantage of the many half-price tickets that are usually available; just remember, allow time for travel.
Lawyers for NATO summit protesters say Chicago police have raided an apartment where activists where staying and arrested nine people.The Chicago chapter of the National Lawyers Guild says officers broke down doors in the building in the South Side Bridgeport neighborhood.
There's a lot of speculation about whether there will be violence between police and protesters in Chicago over the next few days. Here, a NATO protester and a Chicago police officer talk to WBEZ about what they're expecting this weekend.
The same international watchdog group that's monitored contentious elections in Armenia and spoken out against the jailing of Russian journalists is now training its eye closer to home: this weekend's NATO summit.