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July

Jul
29

Fantasmagorie Live on the Water at Humboldt Park Lagoon

Friday, July 29 @ 8:30pm – Saturday, August 6, 2016 @ 9:30pm at Humboldt Park Boathouse Lagoon 1400 N. Sacramento Ave 60622 Chicago , IL

Swap the city sidewalks for the Amazon Rainforest and dive into the Coral Reef. This July and August, be a part of Fantasmagorie, a free, three-week performance series appearing on the water at Humboldt Park Boathouse and Lagoon.  

Jul
30
WBEZ at your Neighborhood Farmers Market

WBEZ at your Neighborhood Farmers Market

Saturday, July 30 @ 7:00am – Wednesday, October 5, 2016 @ 8:00pm at Various Locations Across Chicago 60611 Chicago , IL

It just isn't summer in the city without one of our favorite summertime destinations: neighborhood farmers markets!

Jul
30

Don’t Think Twice - Opening Weekend with Ira Glass in Person!

Saturday, July 30 @ 2:00pm – Sunday, July 31, 2016 @ 2:00pm at The Music Box Theater 3733 N. Southport Ave. 60613 Chicago , IL

When a member of a popular New York City improv troupe gets cast on a hit TV show, the rest of the group – all best friends – start to realize that not everyone is going to make it after all.

August

Aug
10
Sound Opinions Summer BBQ

Sound Opinions Summer BBQ

Wednesday, August 10 @ 7:00pm – 10:00pm at WBEZ-FM (Chicago) 848 E Grand Ave 60611 Chicago , IL

Join Sound Opinions Hosts Jim DeRogatis & Greg Kot for a special BBQ on the WBEZ Terrace at Navy Pier on August 10th.

Aug
13

Northalsted Market Days

Saturday, August 13 @ 11:00am – Sunday, August 14, 2016 @ 10:00pm at North Halsted between Belmont and Addison 60657 Chicago , IL

Chicago's proudest neighborhood presents a weekend of non-stop fun at the 35th annual Northalsted Market Days.

Aug
19
NPR Politics Live!

NPR Politics Live!

Friday, August 19 @ 8:00pm – 9:00pm at Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago 915 E 60th Street 60637 Chicago , IL

What better way to digest the elections than hear what NPR reporters think of it (seeing as NPR stations are basically the only media outlets that don’t sell political ads)? The NPR Politics Podcast will cover election ins and outs with NPR's political reporters.

Aug
23
Sound Opinions at Millennium Park: Purple Rain

Sound Opinions at Millennium Park: Purple Rain

Tuesday, August 23 @ 6:30pm – 7:00pm at Millennium Park Jay Pritzker Pavilion 201 East Randolph Street 60601 Chicago , IL

Join Sound Opinions hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot as they co-present with the Millennium Park Summer Film Series the 1984 Prince classic Purple Rain on Tuesday, August 23 at 6:30pm.

September

Sep
20
The Axe Files Live!

The Axe Files Live!

Tuesday, September 20 @ 8:00pm – 9:00pm at City Winery 1200 W Randolph St 60607 Chicago , IL

Chicago’s famous political strategist will do his podcast, The Axe Files, live in front of a WBEZ audience for the first time! We can’t wait to see what David Axelrod and his guests will have to say about politics these days.

Individual tickets will be available August 15th.

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