Category: On the Town

Movies in the Park 2012

Updated 5/19. The Chicago Park District is showing movies in Millennium and smaller parks throughout the city, starting on 7 June and showing through 9 September. There are kid movies (like Mary Poppins Returns)...

Daphne by Dessa Kirk

Create your own sculpture tour!

Chicago has a lot of outdoor sculptures (which means large and FREE!).  There are the obvious:  the Bean, the Picasso in Daley Plaza, the lions in front of the Art Institute.  Then there are...

Paper Machete band

Paper Machete brings humor to Uptown revue

The Green Mill is usually known for jazz, but its Saturday afternoon standby, Paper Machete, adds some much-needed humor to the local and national political, and pop culture scenes. Add in some music, cabaret, puppetry...

Free Chicago museum days 2016

Free Illinois museum days

Check out the Thriftista calendar (top left) for more free museum and cultural events. Free museum days for Illinois museums: Chicago Children’s Museum – Free admission for kids 15 and under. First Sunday of every month,...