Coming soon: 

October 4th, 6:00 pm, Ambi Subramaniam, The New King of Indian Classical Violin, Mix at Six, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

October 5th through December 21st, Wednesdays at 7:00 pm, Paige Thompson’s A Paige in Time, Chicago Magic Lounge, 5050 N. Clark Street, Chicago.  $45-$50.  FYI (312) 366-4500 or chicagomagiclounge.com.

October 6th, 6:00 - 10:00 pm, Gary International Black Film Festival, The FIRM - Gary Edition, and the Gary Southshore Railcats present: The Pre-Funk Art Experience!, Gary Southshore Railcats, 1 Stadium Plaza, Gary.  $25.www.garyblackfilmfest.org

October 6th, 7:00 - 11:00 pm, 15th annual Dancing With The Giordano Stars, Proceeds benefit Giordano Dance programs.  Park West, 322 W Armitage Avenue, Chicago.  FYI https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=140098

October 6th, 7:30 pm, Reflections, Chamber Music Series, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

October 7th, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Opening Night of the Various Artists Independent Film Festival, Claudia Cassidy Theater, 2nd Floor, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago.  Free.  FYI www.ChicagoCulturalCenter.org.

October 7th, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Central Asian Productivity Research Center 16th Annual Silk Road  Conference, Kent College of Law’s  Auditorium, Illinois Institute of Technology, 565 W. Adams St., Chicago.  Brochure & Registration form: CAPRC Quarterly Newsletter Vol 3 Issue 3.pdf.  FYI lepinske@sbcglobal.net

October 7th, 8:00, Laura RainCouncil Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

October 7th, 9:00 pm, Cowboy MouthHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

October 7th, 8th & 9th, 12th Annual Gary International Black Film Festival, Bergland Auditorium, Savannah Hall, Indiana University Northwest, 3400 Broadway, Gary.  Full Festival Pass, $100, Virtual Pass, $75.  FYI www.garyblackfilmfest.com

October 8th, 6:00 & 9:00 pm, SmoothChicago presents Peter White, SmoothChicago.com SHOWROOM, Loews O'Hare Hotel, 5300 N. River Road, Rosemont.  $59.95 - $89.95 plus applicable tax & fees.  FYI www.SmoothChicago.com

October 8th, 7:00 & 9:25 pm, Comedian Nick Thune, Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $22-$67.  FYI  (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com.

October 8th, 7:30 pm, Renée Fleming and Rod Gilfry in Concert, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N.  Wacker Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $35.  FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.

October 8th, 7:30 pm, Tim Murray is Witches!, Venus Cabaret, Mercury Theater, 3745 North Southport Avenue, Chicago.  $20 in advance, $25 day of.  FYI www.MercuryTheaterChicago.com.

October 8th, 7:30 pm, GhostbustersComplete film shown with accompanying score played by the Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra.  Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $34.75-$94.50.  FYI https://mytickets.auditoriumtheatre.org/3927/3928

October 8th, 7:30 pm, The B-52's with K.C. & the Sunshine Band, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $43.50,  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

October 8th, 8:00 pm (doors open at 7:00 pm), I’m Coming Out • Drag Show + Charity Auction, Memorial Opera House, 104 Indiana Avenue, Valparaiso.  This event is a fundraiser for LGBTQ+ Outreach of Porter County.  $20.  FYI (219) 548-9137 or www.memorialoperahouse.com 

October 8th, 8:00 pm, Tomfoolery Fun Club with comedians, Lucky Luciano, Jesnaira Baez & Seth Davis; music by Hotts.  Roxy Theater, 1017 S. State St., Lockport. $25-$27.50 in advance, $30 at the door.  FYI https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tomfoolery-fun-club-the-roxy-tickets-384845...

October 8th, 8:00, Erin CoburnCouncil Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

October 8th, 9:00 pm, Too Hype CrewHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

October 8th through November 29thExact Dutch Yellow is a new immersive exhibition by the Chicago-based collaborative Petra Bachmaier & Sean Gallero of Luftwerk.  Exhibit Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago.  Free.  FYI Chicago.gov/DCASE 

October 9th, 3:00 - 4:00 pm, Performance by Nelly Agassi and Ryan Packard, G.A.R. Rotunda and Chicago Rooms, 2nd Floor North, to accompany exhibit: Nelly Agassi: No Limestone, No Marble, Chicago Rooms gallery, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago.  Free.  FYI Chicago.gov/DCASE 

October 9th, 3:00 pm, The Doo Wop Project, McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $43-$63.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

October 9th, 3:00 pm,  BAROQUE HEROES, Music of the Baroque, North Shore Center  for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie.   FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.  

October 10th, 6:00 - 7:00 pm, Creating Fertile Grounds for Healing with Red Clay DanceResiliance Series 2022, DCASE, Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago.  Free.  FYI www.ChicagoCulturalCenter.org.

October 11th, 7:30 pm,  BAROQUE HEROES, Music of the Baroque, Harris Theatre for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.  

October 12th, 9:30 & 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 34th Annual Drayton Family Children's Educational Concerts, La Porte County Symphony Orchestra (LCSO), La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street, La Porte.  FYI www.lcso.net

October 12th through 23rd, Beyond Borders, including Suite Saint-Saëns, a World Premiere choreographed by Chanel DaSilva and Vespertine, Joffrey Ballet, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 386-8905 or www.joffrey.org.

October 13th & 14th, 7:30 pm, West Side Story in Concert featuring Matthew Greenblatt, Katelyn Lee and other guest vocalists, Northwest Indiana Symphony.  Living Hope Church, 9000 Taft Street, Crown Point.  FYI https://nisorchestra.org/pages/concerts.php

October 13th through 15th, 2022 Women in Dance Leadership Conference, Gender Equity for Now and the Future Generations, Honoring Katherine Dunham.  (Ruth Page Center for the Arts, Fine Arts Bldg, Roosevelt University, Logan Center for the Arts, RedClay Dance Company, Washington Park South Side)   Conference Hotel: The Palmer House Chicago, 17 E. Monroe.  FYI http://www.womenindance.com/2022-conference/?mc_cid=cb11ee54e3&mc_eid=UN...

October 14th, 7:15 pm (podcast) & 9:30 pm (stand-up set), The Sklar Brothers and Daniel Van Kirk, “Dumb People Town” podcast plus stand-up set.  Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $14-$41.  FYI  (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com.

October 14th, 8:00, Melody AngelCouncil Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

October 14th, 9:00 pm, Tyler Reese TrittHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

October 14th & 15th, 7:30 pm, Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $29-$69.  Tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

October 14th & 15th, 8:30 & 10:00 pm, October 16th, 2:00 pm, Hocus Pocus Halloween Bash, starring Ginger Minj, Venus Cabaret, Mercury Theater, 3745 North Southport Avenue, Chicago.  $40.  FYI www.MercuryTheaterChicago.com.

October 14th through December 17th, Can You See Me?  Exhibit across 3 galleries. Weinberg/Newton Gallery in partnership with SkyART and Arts + Public Life.  Exhibit opens with reception October 14th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm.  Weinberg/Newton Gallery, 688 N. Milwaukee, Chicago.  Free.  FYI info@weinbergnewtongallery.com.

October 15th, 1:00 - 5:00 pm, 5th Annual Journeyman & Friends BARREL-AGED BREWFEST, Journeyman Distillery, 109Open Generations Drive, Three Oaks, MI.  $50-$80.  100% of ticket proceeds benefit Islay’s Barrel, a 501c3 nonprofit,   FYI  @JourneymanDistillery  or www.journeyman.com.  

October 15th, 7:30 pm, West Side Story in Concert featuring Matthew Greenblatt, Katelyn Lee and other guest vocalists, Northwest Indiana Symphony.  Valparaiso High School, 2727 N. Campbell, Valparaiso.  FYI https://nisorchestra.org/pages/concerts.php

October 15th, 6:00 & 9:00 pm, SmoothChicago presents Rick Braun & Saxophonist Marcus Adams , SmoothChicago.com SHOWROOM, Loews O'Hare Hotel, 5300 N. River Road, Rosemont.  $59.95 - $89.95 plus applicable tax & fees.  FYI www.SmoothChicago.com

October 15th, 7:00 pm, Imagine Better, Ballet 5:8, Athenaeum Center for Thought and Culture, 2936 North Southport Avenue, Chicago.  $15-$60.  FYI www.Ballet58.org/Performance-Calendar or www.AthenaeumCenter.org/Events/2022/Imagine-Better/

October 15th, 7:30 pm, Comedy Podcast Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet, Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $23.50- $33.50.  FYI  (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com.

October 15th, 9:30, Comedian Greg FitzsimmonsHeath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $23.50- $33.50.  FYI  (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com.

October 15th, 7:30 pm, Giordano Dance Chicago: 60th Anniversary SeasonMcAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $49-$55.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

October 15th, 8:00, Dave SpecterCouncil Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

October 15th, 9:00 pm, Radio GagaHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

October 17th, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Pianist Orion Weiss, Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, 3rd Floor, Chicago.  $10-$40  FYI https://guarnerihall.org/events-calendar/

October 17th, 7:30 pm, Carrie 2: The Rage, The Unauthorized Musical Parody, Venus Cabaret, Mercury Theater, 3745 North Southport Avenue, Chicago.  $25.  FYI www.MercuryTheaterChicago.com.

October 17th, 7:30 pm, October 18th, 1:00 pm, Southern Nights: Michael Ingersoll sings Glen Campbell, Artists Lounge Live!  Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.  $55.00 (not including tax and fees)  FYI (847) 634-0200 or marriotttheatre.com.

October 18th, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce annual Fall Dinner Crawltaste small bites and signature appetizers from participating restaurants on three routes—Fork, Knife, and Spoon.  Advance tickets for a surprise assigned route,$20 per person, available now through September 6. Early bird tickets to select desired route and browse restaurants on each route are $35, available September 7-30. Regular tickets to view routes, restaurants, and menu offerings are $45, available October 1-October 17. Day-of tickets on October 18 are $55 per person.  FYI www.wickerparkbucktown.com.

October 19th, 11:30 am, Urban League of Northwest Indiana's Diversity and Inclusion Award Luncheon, Avalon Manor, 3550 E Lincoln Hwy, Merrillville.  $100.  FYI (219) 887-9621 or email ssimpson@ulofnwi.org.

October 19th, 12:15 pm, Classical Music Chicago (formerly the International Music Foundation) presents the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts, Katherine Peterson, Piano, Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, 55 E. Wacker, Chicago.  View at home: 98.7 WFMT or www.classicalmusicchicago.org/ 

October 21st, 8:30 pm, Wardruna, Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or https://mytickets.auditoriumtheatre.org.  

October 21st, 8:00, Mike Wheeler BandCouncil Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

October 21st, 9:00 pm, Ronnie Baker BrooksHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

October 21st, 7:00 pm, October 22nd, 8:00 & 9:15 pm, Comedian Ian Michael Black, Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $22-$67.  FYI  (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com.

October 21st through December 16th, Can You See Me?  Freedom Space, Exhibit across 3 galleries. Weinberg/Newton Gallery in partnership with SkyART and Arts + Public Life.  FREEDOM SPACE opening reception October 21st, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Arts + Public Life, 301 E Garfield Boulevard, Chicago.  Free.  FYI (773) 702-9724 or artsandpubliclife.org 

October 22nd, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Humane Indiana Wildlife presents the 7th Annual Festival of Owls, Porter County Fairgrounds, 215 East Division Road, Valparaiso,  Adults $25, Children 8 -14 $10, Children under 7 (limit 2) free,  FYI www.humaneindiana.org/events/2022/7th-annual-festival-of-owl?bbeml=tp-ZU...

October 22nd, 8:00 pm, The Piano Guys, Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or https://mytickets.auditoriumtheatre.org.  

October 22nd, 8:00, Old Grand DadCouncil Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

October 22nd, 9:00 pm, Joanna ConnorHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

October 22nd, 7:30, October 23rd, 3:00 pm, New Philharmonic: Halloween Spooktakular, Belushi Performance Hall, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $53.  Tickets on sale Aug. 6th.  FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.AtTheMAC.org.  

October 23rd, 4:00 pm, Will Hurd, American Reboot: An Idealist’s Guide To Getting Big Things Done, Sinai Forum, Purdue Northwest James B. Dworkin Student Services & Activities Complex, 1401 South US HWY, 421, Westville.  Season Series $175.  FYI www.pnw.edu/sinai-forum/sinai-forum-2022/

October 26th, 12:15 pm, Classical Music Chicago (formerly the International Music Foundation) presents the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts, Fischoff Double Gold Tour: Terra Quartet, Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, 55 E. Wacker, Chicago.  View at home: 98.7 WFMT or www.classicalmusicchicago.org/ 

October 27th, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Under the Dome series features special musical performances under the stunning Preston Bradley Hall Louis Comfort Tiffany art glass dome.  6:30 - 7:15 pm, KAINA, 7:30 - 8:30 pm, Mick Jenkins.  Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago.  Free.  FYI www.ChicagoCulturalCenter.org.

October 27th, 7:30 pm, October 28th, 7:30 pm, Pina Bausch: The Rite of Spring, Germaine Acogny + Malou Airaudo: common ground[s], first collaboration between the Pina Bausch Foundation (Germany), École des Sables (Senegal), the international center for traditional and contemporary African dances, and Sadler’s Wells (UK).  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

October 28th, 7:00 pm, Paul Anka, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  $79.50 and up.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

October 28th, 8:00, Ivy FordCouncil Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

October 28th, 9:00 pm, BuckleHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

October 28th through December 17th, Can You See Me? Envisioning the future  Exhibit across 3 galleries. Weinberg/Newton Gallery in partnership with SkyART and Arts + Public Life.  Envisioning the future opening reception October 28th, 5400 - 7:00 pm, SkyART,  3026 E 91st St., Chicago.  Free.  FYI (773) 731-9287 skyart.org.

October 29th, 3:00 - 4:00 pm, Performance by Lampo: John Campo, G.A.R. Rotunda and Chicago Rooms, 2nd Floor North, to accompany exhibit: Nelly Agassi: No Limestone, No Marble, Chicago Rooms gallery, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago.  Free.  FYI Chicago.gov/DCASE 

October 29th, 7:00 - midnight, Phantoms of the Opera House: Costumes & Cocktails for a Cause featuring Lisa Margaroli as Elvira Mistress of the Dark, Porter County Expo Center, 215 E Division Rd, Valparaiso.  Proceeds to benefit the Porter County Animal Shelter and Memorial Opera House Foundation.  Tickets, $29 in advance, $35 at door.  FYI tickets@memorialoperahouse.com or (219) 548-9137. 

October 29th, 5:45 & 9:15 pm, SmoothChicago presents Mighty Music Mini Fest Four80 East - Althea Rene - Jessy J - Jeff Kashiwa, SmoothChicago.com SHOWROOM, Loews O'Hare Hotel, 5300 N. River Road, Rosemont.  $59.95 - $89.95 plus applicable tax & fees.  FYI www.SmoothChicago.com

October 29th, 8:00, Mississippi HeatCouncil Oak Bar Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

October 29th, 9:00 pm, Mr. BlottoHard Rock Café Stage, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  Free.  FYI (219) 228-2383 or https://www.hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com/

October 30th, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Classic Cambodian Film Screenings, prewar films Mother's Heart and Thavary Meas Bong, Claudia Cassidy Theater, 2nd Floor, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago.  Free.  FYI www.ChicagoCulturalCenter.org.

**** October 30th, 1:00 - 5:00 pm, Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce annual WPB Trick-or-Treat, 25+ businesses from Wicker Park and Bucktown will be spread out throughout The Bucktown Green, 1714 N. Hoyne Ave. (behind Bucktown-Wicker Park Library) to give out treats.  20 families will be admitted into The Bucktown Green every 15 minutes. Timed tickets are $5 per family of 5, and must be purchased in advance at www.wickerparkbucktown.com.

October 31st, 7:30 pm, David Fiorello: The Beautiful City Project, Venus Cabaret, Mercury Theater, 3745 North Southport Avenue, Chicago.  $25.  FYI www.thebeautifulcityproject.com

November 3rd, Osvaldo Golijov, Falling Out of Time: A Tone Poem in Voices, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

November 3rd, 7:30 pm, Jonathan Van Ness: Imaginary Living Room Olympian, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $39.75.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

November 3rd through 6th, Jurassic World Live Tour, Allstate Arena, 6920 North Mannheim Rd, Rosemont,  Tickets start at $20.  FYI  www.ticketmaster.com 

November 4th, 5:30 - 7:00 pm, Panel discussion on youth incarceration, alternatives, and effects on families and communities.  Related programming to exhibit across 3 galleries. Weinberg/Newton Gallery in partnership with SkyART and Arts + Public Life.  Weinberg/Newton Gallery, 688 N. Milwaukee, Chicago.  Free.  FYI info@weinbergnewtongallery.com.

November 4th, 6:00 pm, Mercyful Fate, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  $62.50 and up.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

November 4th, 7:15 pm, November 5th,t:15 & 9:30 pm, Melissa Villaseñor: Whoops… Tour!, Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $22-$67.  FYI  (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com.

November 4th & 5th, 7:00 pm, Jerrod Carmichael: Ari told me I lack focus,  Steppenwolf’s Downstairs Theater, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago.  This is a phone-free experience.  Tickets start at $45.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/jerrod 

November 4th through 21st, A to-be-named, site-specific installation by cello artists Katinka Kleijn and Lia Kohl on view at Exact Dutch Yellow is a new immersive exhibition by the Chicago-based collaborative Petra Bachmaier & Sean Gallero of Luftwerk.  Exhibit Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago.  Free.  FYI Chicago.gov/DCASE 

November 5th, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Doc Chicago 2022, Claudia Cassidy Theater, 2nd Floor, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago.  Free.  FYI www.ChicagoCulturalCenter.org.

November 5th, 7:00 pm, Americana, La Porte County Symphony Orchestra (LCSO), La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street, La Porte.  FYI www.lcso.net

November 5th, 7:00 pm,  Country Singer Aaron Lewis, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and over.  $49.50-$89.50.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

November 5th, 7:30 pm, Pat Tomasulu, McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $29-$39.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

November 5th, 7:30 pm, Deeply Rooted Dance TheaterAuditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $25-$69.  Tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

November 8th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Cellist Mark Kosower Master Class, Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, 3rd Floor, Chicago.  Free. FYI https://guarnerihall.org/events-calendar/

November 9th, 12:15 pm, Gallery Talk, Ionit Behar, Curator, Nelly Agassi: No Limestone, No Marble, Chicago Rooms gallery, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago.  Free.  FYI Chicago.gov/DCASE 

November 9th, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Introducing the Soto Quartet with Cellist Mark Kosower, Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, 3rd Floor, Chicago.  $10-$40  FYI https://guarnerihall.org/events-calendar/

November 10th, 7:30 pm, Daniel Howell: We're All Doomed! Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $39.50.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

November 11th, 5:30 - 7:00 pm, Panel discussion on the healing power of art and effects of trauma on young people.  Related programming to exhibit across 3 galleries. Weinberg/Newton Gallery in partnership with SkyART and Arts + Public Life.  Weinberg/Newton Gallery, 688 N. Milwaukee, Chicago.  Free.  FYI info@weinbergnewtongallery.com.

November 11th, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Opening Night of Shortcut 100 Film Festival, Claudia Cassidy Theater, 2nd Floor, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago.  Free.  FYI www.ChicagoCulturalCenter.org.

November 11th, 7:00 pm, YES, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  $54.50 and up.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

November 11th, 8:00 pm, Penn & Teller, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $44.50,  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

November 12th, 2:00 pm, Artist panel discussion entitled The Ephemerality of Light and Sound featuring Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero, in addition to cello artists Katinka Kleijn and Lia Kohl.  Exact Dutch Yellow is a new immersive exhibition by the Chicago-based collaborative Petra Bachmaier & Sean Gallero of Luftwerk.  Exhibit Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago.  Free.  FYI Chicago.gov/DCASE 

November 12th, 1:00 & 3:00 pm, Ver la Música, Oír la Danza, Ballet 5:8, National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 West 19th Street, Chicago.  Free but reservations required.  FYI www.Ballet58.org/Performance-Calendar.

November 12th, 3:00 - 4:00 pm, Gallery Talk, Artist Nelly Agassi in conversation with curator Ionit Behar and designer Andrew Schachman, Nelly Agassi: No Limestone, No Marble, Chicago Rooms gallery, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago.  Free.  FYI Chicago.gov/DCASE 

November 12th, 7:00 pm (SOLD OUT) & 10:00 pm (Limited Seating Available), Amy Schumer, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $129.00.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

November 12th, 6:00 & 9:00 pm, SmoothChicago presents Kirk Whalem with special guest John Stoddart, SmoothChicago.com SHOWROOM, Loews O'Hare Hotel, 5300 N. River Road, Rosemont.  $59.95 - $89.95 plus applicable tax & fees.  FYI www.SmoothChicago.com

November 12th, 8:00 pm, The Godfather Live in Concert.  Film showing with accompanying score played by the Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra.  Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  18 years old & over for entry.  $70.75-$142.50.  FYI https://mytickets.auditoriumtheatre.org/3911?utm_source=wordfly&utm_medi...

November 13th, 4:00 pm, Gen. David H. Petraeus, USA (Ret.), A Look at the Geopolitical Landscape with General Petraeus, Sinai Forum, Purdue Northwest James B. Dworkin Student Services & Activities Complex, 1401 South US HWY, 421, Westville.  Season Series $175.  FYI www.pnw.edu/sinai-forum/sinai-forum-2022/

November 14th, 6:00 - 7:00 pm, Creating Fertile Grounds for Healing with Red Clay DanceResiliance Series 2022, DCASE, Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago.  Free.  FYI www.ChicagoCulturalCenter.org.

November 14th, 6:00 pm, 22nd Annual Black Excellence Gala AwardsBlack Ensemble Theater, 4450 North Clark Street, Chicago.  $50.  FYI https://www.aaaachicago.org/.

November 15th, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, An Evening of Chopin with Pianist Yuri Tanaka, Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, 3rd Floor, Chicago.  $10-$40  FYI https://guarnerihall.org/events-calendar/

November 16th, 7:30 pm, Live Nation & The Auditorium Theatre Present: The London Suede and Manic Street Preachers, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets start at $47.25.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

November 17th, 5:30 - 7:00 pm, Panel discussion about youth incarceration in the Americas.  Related programming to exhibit across 3 galleries. Weinberg/Newton Gallery in partnership with SkyART and Arts + Public Life.  Weinberg/Newton Gallery, 688 N. Milwaukee, Chicago.  Free.  FYI info@weinbergnewtongallery.com.

November 17th, 18th & 19th, 7:15 & 9:30 pm, Comedian Maria Bamford, Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $22-$67.  FYI  (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com.

November 18th & 19th, 7:30 pm, With a Twist!, Venus Cabaret, Mercury Theater, 3745 North Southport Avenue, Chicago.  $25.  FYI www.MercuryTheaterChicago.com.

November 19th through December 30th, 8:30 pm & 9:00 pm, Art on theMART’s Winter 2022 program; two new projections highlighting Chicago Design Through the Decades and Joffrey Ballet’s The Nutcracker.  Best viewed on the Chicago Riverwalk between Wells Street and Franklin Street, where accompanying audio can be experienced. For more information, visit artonthemart.com

November 20th, 7:30 pm,  REGINALD MOBLEY SINGS, Music of the Barque, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie.   FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org. 

November 20th, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Chicago Humanities Festival presents Patti Smith: Songs & Stories, Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport, Chicago.  450-$70,  FYI www.chicagohumanities.org.  

November 21st, 7:30 pm,  REGINALD MOBLEY SINGS, Music of the Baroque, Harris Theatre for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.  

November 25th, 8:00 pm, Windborne’s The Music of Queen Performed by The Chicago Philharmonic, Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $33.50-$$153.25.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or https://mytickets.auditoriumtheatre.org.  

November 25th, 8:30 pm, November 26th, 3:30 & 8:39 om, November 27th, 3:00 pm, Merry Christmas Darling: Heidi Kettenring sings Karen Carpenter, Venus Cabaret, Mercury Theater, 3745 North Southport Avenue, Chicago.  $70.  FYI www.MercuryTheaterChicago.com.

December 1st through 31stThe Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque©, Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.  $40-$200.  FYI greenhousetheatre.org and TheButtcrackerBurlesque.com 

December 2nd, 8:00 pm, Michael McDermott, 2022 Concert Series, Memorial Opera House, 104 Indiana Avenue, Valparaiso.  $40-$80.  FYI (219) 548-9137 or www.memorialoperahouse.com 

December 3rd, 6:00 & 9:00 pm, SmoothChicago presents Keiko Matsui, SmoothChicago.com SHOWROOM, Loews O'Hare Hotel, 5300 N. River Road, Rosemont.  $59.95 - $89.95 plus applicable tax & fees.  FYI www.SmoothChicago.com

December 3rd, 7:30 pm, December 4th, 3:00 pm, Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $28-$68.  Tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

December 4th, 4:00 pm, Rachel Barton Pine, An Afternoon with Rachel Barton Pine, Sinai Forum, Purdue Northwest James B. Dworkin Student Services & Activities Complex, 1401 South US HWY, 421, Westville.  Season Series $175.  FYI www.pnw.edu/sinai-forum/sinai-forum-2022/

December 6th through 11thA Magical Cirque Christmas, MagicSpace Entertainment, Broadway In Chicago’s CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe, Chicago.  FYI www.BroadwayInChicago.com or www.MagicalCirqueChristmas.com.

December 7th, 8:00 pm, The Jinkx & DeLa Holiday Show, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $47-$364.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.or

December 7th, 8th & 9th, 7:30 pm, Holiday Pops, Northwest Indiana Symphony.  Living Hope Church, 9000 Taft Street, Crown Point.  FYI https://nisorchestra.org/pages/concerts.php

December 8th, 7:30 pm, Patricia Racette, Patricia Sings Piaf, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

December 10th, 5:00 & 8:00 pm, The Second City: Jingle Bell Ruckus, McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $39-$48.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

December 10th, 6:30 pm, Femme it Forward Presents Serenade Featuring Eric Benét and Donnell Jones, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  $67.50 and up.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com

December 10th, 7:00 pm, 28th Annual Holiday at the Pops, La Porte County Symphony Orchestra (LCSO), La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street, La Porte.  FYI www.lcso.net

December 11th, 7:00 pm, VOCTAVE: “The Spirit of the Season” McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $65-$75.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

December 11th, 7:00 pm, Celtic Woman, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $28-$68.  Tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

December 13th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Violist Paul Neubauer Master Class, Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, 3rd Floor, Chicago.  Free  FYI https://guarnerihall.org/events-calendar/

December 14th, 7:30 pm, Brandenburg Concertos, Chamber Music Series, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

December 15th, 7:30 pm, Holiday Brass & Choral Concerts, Music of the Baroque, Grace Lutheran Church, 7300 Division St., River Forest.   FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.  

December 16th, 7:30 pm, Holiday Brass & Choral Concerts, Music of the Baroque, St. Michael Church, 1633 N Cleveland Ave., Chicago.   FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.

December 16th, 8:00 pm, Hairball Rocks for Salute, Inc., Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road, Rosemont.  FYI www.rosemont.com/theatre/event-calendar/ or www.ticketmaster.com.  

December 17th, 2:00 pm, Holiday Brass & Choral Concerts, Music of the Baroque, Saints Faith, Hope, & Charity Church, 191 Linden St., Winnetka.  FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.

December 17th, 2:00 & 7:00 pm, December 18th, 1:00 & 5:00 pm, Salt Creek Ballet: The Nutcracker, With Tchaikovsky’s score performed live by New Philharmonic, Belushi Performance Hall, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $43 ($33 for New Philharmonic 2022-2023 Season Subscribers)  Tickets on sale Aug. 6th.  FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.AtTheMAC.org.  

December 17th, 7:30 pm, Leslie Odom, Jr. The Christmas Tour, Broadway in Chicago, CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com

December 18th, 2:00 pm, Holiday Brass & Choral Concerts, Music of the Baroque, Alice Millar Chapel- Northwestern University, 1870 Sheridan Rd., Evanston.   FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.

December 18th, 6:00 pm, A Boy Band Christmas, Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino, 5400 West 29th Ave. (I 80-94@Burr), Gary.  21 and older.  Tickets start at $39.50.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com/event/05005D24198C575A.  

December 19th, 6:00 - 7:00 pm, Elevated Sound Meditation: Mediate to Increase Resilience with Mecca PerryResiliance Series 2022, DCASE, Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago.  Free.  FYI www.ChicagoCulturalCenter.org.

December 22nd through 24thCirque Dreams Holidaze, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $54-$118.50.  FYI https://mytickets.auditoriumtheatre.org/3862/3920   

December 23rd, 8:00 pm, Straight No Chaser, The 25th Anniversary Celebration, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $25.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.  

December 26th through 30th, 7:00 pm, The Signature Show, Chicago Magic Lounge, 5050 N. Clark Street, Chicago.  $52.50-$85.  FYI (312) 366-4500 or chicagomagiclounge.com.

December 29th, 7:00 pm, (SOLD OUT) & December 30th, 7:00 pm, John Oliver, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Tickets start at $79.    FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

December 29th and 30th, 10:00 pm, The Signature Show, Chicago Magic Lounge, 5050 N. Clark Street, Chicago.  $52.50-$85.  FYI (312) 366-4500 or chicagomagiclounge.com.

December 31st, 7:00 pm, New Year's Eve Signature Show, Chicago Magic Lounge, 5050 N. Clark Street, Chicago.  $52.50-$85.  FYI (312) 366-4500 or chicagomagiclounge.com.

December 31st, 10:00 pm, New Year's Eve Celebration Show, Chicago Magic Lounge, 5050 N. Clark Street, Chicago.  $52.50-$85.  FYI (312) 366-4500 or chicagomagiclounge.com.

December 31st, 1:30, 5:00 & 8:30 pm, New Philharmonic: New Year’s Eve Concerts, Belushi Performance Hall, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $67; Special Gold Circle Table Seating $77.  Tickets on sale Aug. 6th.  FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.AtTheMAC.org.  

December 31st, 6:00 & 10:00 pm, SmoothChicago presents Norman Brown & Friends, SmoothChicago.com SHOWROOM, Loews O'Hare Hotel, 5300 N. River Road, Rosemont.  $59.95 - $89.95 plus applicable tax & fees.  FYI www.SmoothChicago.com

Coming in 2023

January 13th & 14th, 7:30 pm, Louis C.K. Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, Chicago.  Sold out.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

January 14th, 7:30 pm, Step Afrika! Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $30-$76.  Tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

January 15th, 4:00 pm, Hot Club of Cowtown & Tyler Hilton: “Celebrating Elvis Presley’s Records from Sun StudiosMcAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $35-$50.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

January 17th, 7:30 pm, Youthful Genius, Chamber Music Series, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

January 18th, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Trio Ad-Libitum, Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, 3rd Floor, Chicago.  $10-$40  FYI https://guarnerihall.org/events-calendar/

January 21st, 7:30 pm,  MONTERO PLAYS MOZART, Music of the Baroque, Harris Theatre for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.  

January 21st, 7:30 pm, January 22nd, 3:00 pm, New Philharmonic: Korngold’s Hollywood Concerto, Belushi Performance Hall, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $53.  Tickets on sale Aug. 6th.  FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.AtTheMAC.org.  

January 22nd, 7:30 pm,  MONTERO PLAYS MOZART, Music of the Baroque, North Shore Center  for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie.   FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.  

January 24th, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Mozart Birthday Party, Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, 3rd Floor, Chicago.  $10-$40  FYI https://guarnerihall.org/events-calendar/

January 29th, 2:00 pm, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LIVE, Greenwood: A Century of Resilience, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $25  & $48.  Tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

February 5th, 7:30 pm, Pilobolus: “Big Five-Oh!” McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $55-$65.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

February 11th, 5:00 & 8:00 pm, The Second City: "The Best of The Second City" McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $55-$65.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

February 11th, 7:00 pm, Side by Side with the La Porte High School Orchestra and Wind Ensemble, La Porte County Symphony Orchestra (LCSO), La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street, La Porte.  FYI www.lcso.net

February 11th, 7:30 pm, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $30-$76.  Tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

**** February 14th, 9:45 & 11:30 am, Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia: “It’s Okay to Be Different” – Stories by Todd Parr. McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $8.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

February 15th through 26th, Anna Karenina, Joffrey Ballet, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 386-8905 or www.joffrey.org.

February 19th, 4:00 pm, Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents: “Songs We Love” McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $50-$60.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

February 23rd through 25thHamburg Ballet/John Neumeier, The Glass Menagerie, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

February 25th, 7:30 pm, MALEVO, McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $38-$63.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

February 26th, 3:00 pm, Dublin Irish Dance: “Wings: A Celtic Celebration of Dance” McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $48-59.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

February 26th, 7:30 pm,  LONDON CALLING, Music of the Baroque, North Shore Center  for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie.   FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.  

February 27th, 7:30 pm,  LONDON CALLING, Music of the Baroque, Harris Theatre for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.  

March 1st, 7:30 pm, Great Sonatas, Chamber Music Series, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

March 6th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Violinist Ben Sayevich Master Class, Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, 3rd Floor, Chicago.  Free/ FYI https://guarnerihall.org/events-calendar/

March 6th, 6:00 pm, London's The Kingdom Choir, Mix at Six, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

March 8th, 9th & 10th, 7:30 pm, March 11th, 2:00 & 8:00 pm, March 12th, 3:00 pm, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $38-$120.  Tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

March 9th, 6:00 pm,  Ethiopian-American vocalist and songwriter Meklit Hadero, Mix at Six, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

March 11th, 7:30 pm, Brass Transit – The Musical Legacy of ChicagoMcAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $43-63.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

March 12th, 3:00 pm, Pictures at an Exhibition, La Porte County Symphony Orchestra (LCSO), La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street, La Porte.  FYI www.lcso.net

March 21st, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Bach Birthday Party, Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, 3rd Floor, Chicago.  $10-$40  FYI https://guarnerihall.org/events-calendar/

March 23rd trhough April 2nd, SPRING SERIES: Elements, 2022/23 Season 45: Sapphire Season, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC), Edlis Neeson Theater, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago.  FYI www.hubbardstreetdance.com

March 26th, 2:00 pm, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LIVE, How to Clone a Mammoth, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $25  & $48.  Tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

March 26th, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Violinist Timothy Chooi, Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, 3rd Floor, Chicago.  $10-$40  FYI https://guarnerihall.org/events-calendar/

April 2nd, 7:30 pm,  THE ST. MATTHEW PASSION, Music of the Baroque, North Shore Center  for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie.   FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.  

April 3rd, 7:30 pm,  THE ST. MATTHEW PASSION, Music of the Baroque, Harris Theatre for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.  

April 5th, 6:00 pm, Nate Smith & Kinfolk, Mix at Six, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

April 5th, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Violinist Maria Ioudenitch and Pianist Evren Ozel, Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, 3rd Floor, Chicago.  $10-$40  FYI https://guarnerihall.org/events-calendar/

April 14th & 15th, 7:30 pm, April 16th, 2:00 pm, American Ballet TheatreAuditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $40-$146.  Tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

April 15th, 7:30 pm, April 16th, 3:00 pm, New Philharmonic: Broadway In Concert, Belushi Performance Hall, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $53.  Tickets on sale Aug. 6th.  FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.AtTheMAC.org.  

April 20th, 6:00 pm, Seth Parker Woods, Difficult Grace, Mix at Six, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

April 22nd, 3:00 pm, Purdue Varsity Glee Club and special guest to be announced, La Porte County Symphony Orchestra (LCSO), La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street, La Porte.  FYI www.lcso.net

April 22nd, 7:30 pm, Trinity Irish Dance Company and M.A.D.D. Rhythms with special guest, Dorrance Dance, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $25-$69.  Tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

April 27th & 28th, 7:30 pm, Mariachi Acero de Las Vegas, Northwest Indiana Symphony.  Living Hope Church, 9000 Taft Street, Crown Point.  FYI https://nisorchestra.org/pages/concerts.php

April 30th, 2:00 pm, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LIVE, Coral Kingdom and Empires of Ice, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $25  & $48.  Tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org

May 5th, 7:30 pm, May 6th, 7:30 pm, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, With Jason Moran and Lisa Fischer, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

May 7th, 7:30 pm,  CIRCLE OF FRIENDS, Music of the Baroque, North Shore Center  for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie.   FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.  

May 8th, 7:30 pm,  CIRCLE OF FRIENDS, Music of the Baroque, Harris Theatre for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.  

May 13th, 7:30 pm, “Who Hijacked My Fairytale?” Starring Kelly Swanson, McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $30-$40.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

May 13th, Wine Auction 2023, Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 North Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI visit lyricopera.org/wineauction.

May 14th, 3:00 pm, The World-Famous Glenn Miller OrchestraMcAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $37-$48.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

May 18th through 21st, SUMMER SERIES: Facets, 2022/23 Season 45: Sapphire Season, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC), Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph St., Chicago.  FYI www.hubbardstreetdance.com

May 23rd, 7:30 pm, Isabel Leonard and Pablo Sáinz Villegas, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI  harristheaterchicago.org/performance/joyce-didonato-eden.

June 3rd through September 10thWarhol: Featuring the Andy Warhol Portfolios – A Life in Pop / Works from the Bank of America CollectionCleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA)  and the McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $37-$48.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

June 8th & 9th, 7:30 pm, Movie Magic, Northwest Indiana Symphony.  Living Hope Church, 9000 Taft Street, Crown Point.  FYI https://nisorchestra.org/pages/concerts.php

June 10th, 7:30 pm, South Chicago Dance TheatreAuditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  $25-$69.  Tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 341-2300 or AuditoriumTheatre.org