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September

Sep
25

Illinois Holocaust Museum and YWCA Evanston/North Shore Addresses Women’s Rights with Special Exhibition, “Women Hold Up Half the Sky”

Sunday, September 25, 2016 @ 9:00am – Sunday, January 22, 2017 @ 5:00pm at Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center 9603 Woods Drive 60077 Chicago , IL

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center and YWCA Evanston/North Shore are partnering to present the Midwest premiere of a special exhibition at the Museum titled Women Hold Up Half the Sky, which identifies one of the central moral challenges of the 21st century— full equality for the w

Sep
26

Debate Watch 2016 Live at the History Museum

Monday, September 26 @ 6:00pm – 10:00pm at Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark Street 60614 Chicago , IL

Be an informed voter this fall. Join the Chicago History Museum, in collaboration with WBEZ, for a series of panel discussions and televised viewings of the 2016 presidential debates live at the Museum.

Sep
26
Ready, Wait Wait...GO! with Peter Sagal

Ready, Wait Wait...GO! with Peter Sagal

Monday, September 26 @ 7:00pm – 10:00pm at Universal SOLE 1010 W. Monroe 60607 Chicago , IL

Did you know Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me! host Peter Sagal is a seasoned marathoner? He plans to slow down and run with a few hundred fans for an easy 5K in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood.

October

Oct
5

Ear Taxi Festival

Wednesday, October 5 @ 9:00am – Monday, October 10, 2016 @ 10:00pm at Chicago Cultural Center 78 E. Washington St., 60602 Chicago , IL

Ear Taxi Festival is a celebration of Chicago’s thriving contemporary music scene with concerts, lectures, marathons, webcasts, installations and artist receptions being held all over Chicago.

Oct
5
Sound Opinions at the Movies: A Mighty Wind

Sound Opinions at the Movies: A Mighty Wind

Wednesday, October 5 @ 7:00pm – 10:00pm at Music Box Theatre 3733 N. Southport Avenue 60613 Chicago , IL

The latest installment in the popular Sound Opinions at the Movies series will be the 2003 improvised mockumentary about the world of folk music, Christopher Guest’s A Mighty Wind, to be screened at the Music Box Theatre, 3733 N.

Oct
12
Ninth Annual Chicago Chef Battle

Ninth Annual Chicago Chef Battle

Wednesday, October 12 @ 6:00pm – 10:00pm at Kendall College 900 North Branch Street 60642 Chicago , IL

Excellent food, drink and company for a ticket price that doesn’t break the bank. This is why WBEZ’s annual Chef Battle has been going on for eight years! Five Chicago chefs will duke it out over Goose Island Sour Beer in two dishes each.

Oct
23

40th Anniversary Frank Lloyd Wright Races

Sunday, October 23 @ 8:00am – 12:00pm at Oak Park River Forest High School 201 N Scoville Ave 60302 Oak Park , IL

Register now for this premiere event featuring flat, fast and scenic routes through historic Oak Park for all three races – the 5K Walk & Run, the 10K Run and the Youth Mile. Participants enjoy a race t-shirt, expanded finish line area with giveaways and the Trader Joe’s Oatmeal Bar.

December

Dec
2

Live Wire with Luke Burbank Featuring Reggie Watts

Friday, December 2 @ 8:30pm – 10:00pm at Lincoln Hall 2424 N. Lincoln Ave. 60614 Chicago , IL

Join comedian and Emmy award-winning host Luke Burbank for the first Chicago taping of Live Wire, the fastest growing entertainment show on public radio. Get turned on to new music, comedy and conversations with a diverse range of original voices — and an anything-can-happen-vibe.

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