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October

Oct
4
Debate Watch 2016 Live at the History Museum

Debate Watch 2016 Live at the History Museum

Tuesday, October 4 @ 6:00pm – Wednesday, October 19, 2016 @ 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.

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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