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People at a festival walk by food stalls at Pitchfork music festival

Festival goers walk near food stalls that line the street on the first day of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park in the Near West Side, Friday, July 21, 2023. | Pat Nabong/Sun-Times

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People at a festival walk by food stalls at Pitchfork music festival

Festival goers walk near food stalls that line the street on the first day of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park in the Near West Side, Friday, July 21, 2023. | Pat Nabong/Sun-Times

Pat Nabong/Sun-Times

Inside WBEZ’s summer guide

Need ideas for fun things to do in and around Chicago this summer? Let WBEZ’s arts and culture team be your guide.

Festival goers walk near food stalls that line the street on the first day of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park in the Near West Side, Friday, July 21, 2023. | Pat Nabong/Sun-Times

Pat Nabong/Sun-Times

   

From 25 perfect performances to check out to places to dance to street fests, WBEZ’s arts and culture team is highlighting things to do in the Chicago area this summer.

Reset checks in with members of the team.

GUESTS: Cassie Walker Burke, WBEZ senior editor for arts and culture

Mike Davis, WBEZ theater reporter

Courtney Kueppers, WBEZ arts and culture reporter

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