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Summer Guide

Bachata. Swing dancing. Steppin’. Put on your dancing shoes and get ready for a summer full of movement.
There’s a neighborhood festival every weekend. But these offer it all: neighborhood flavor, great tunes and stellar food.
David Kwong’s The Engimatist, at Chicago Shakespeare Theater all month, is the performance for our puzzle-forward era.
Summer is the most affordable season to see top-notch performances, from theater to dance, with many shows free or reduced cost. Here are the best.
A summerlong exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago will display some 100 works from the iconic painter, focusing on her city years.
WBEZ’s annual list of 80-plus markets across the metro Chicago area, including this season’s programming and available prepared food offerings.