Coming Soon:

April 19th, 12:30-1:45 pm, "The 1619 Project # Summer of 2020" Purdue University Northwest virtual Race, Racism, Anti-Racism Lecture Series.  Free.  Registration is not required, but it is strongly encouraged.  Register for the Virtual Lecture Series.  Stream Via Zoom.  FYI www.pnw.edu/anti-racism.

April 20th, 7:00 pm, Sara Frey to discuss her autobiography, "The Growing Season: How I Saved an American Farm — And Built a New Life” McAninch Arts Center’s (MAC) Book Club, virtual discussion.  A free Q&A with the author will follow. For link and additional information visit www.AttheMAC.org.

April 20th, 7:00 pm, "Heather McGhee: The Sum of Us" Chicago Humanities Festival.  Free.  Register to receive a link to the digital event on Youtube.  FYI https://www.chicagohumanities.org/events/heather-mcghee-sum-us/

April 21st, 6:00 pm, "Growing Old with Rock ‘n’ Roll: An interview and Q&A with Anthony DeCurtis" Indiana University College of Arts & Sciences.  Live online webcast.  Free but registration required.  FYI https://college.indiana.edu/landing-pages/decurtis-livestream.html

April 21st, 7:00 pm, "What's Next: Political Division" Chicago Humanities Festival.  Free.  Register to receive a link to the digital event on Youtube.  FYI https://www.chicagohumanities.org/events/political-division/

April 21st, 7:00 pm, John Paris, “Frida Kahlo and the Mexican Revolution” a Frido Kahler event, McAninch Arts Center (MAC). Free. FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.AtTheMAC.org.

April 22nd, 11:00 am, World Heritage webinar “Diversifying Heritage in the United States” will inform attendees about what the U.S. is doing to achieve these ends (to re-examine our existing heritage practices and narratives in order to create a more diverse and inclusive future for all) and provide perspective from four diverse voices about opportunities for positive change.  Free.  FYI https://usicomos.org/webinars/

April 22nd, 7:00 pm, "Elizabeth Kolbert: Under a White Sky" Chicago Humanities Festival.  $35, which includes access to the virtual event and a copy of Under a White Sky shipped directly to your door (U.S. addresses only). ALL tickets must be purchased online via Seminary Co-op directly.  FYI https://www.chicagohumanities.org/events/elizabeth-kolbert-under-white-sky/

April 24th, 7:00 pm, 43rd Annual Showers of Sound Gala, Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra.  One-night-only virtual musical soirée includes performances and remarks by internationally renowned musicians.  $175.  FYI  ipomusic.org/gala2021.

April 24th, 8:00 pm,  “The Magic Parlour at Home” starring Dennis Watkins.  Interactive performance via Zoom (computer with functioning camera and microphone required).  Maximum of 30 tickets will be sold for each performance.  $49 per household (select dates at $65).  FYI www.themagicparlourchicago.com.arch

April 25th, 3:00 pm, Celia Stahr, “Frida Kahlo, America, and the Impact of Place” a Frido Kahler event, McAninch Arts Center (MAC). $10 per household. FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.AtTheMAC.org.

April 25th through May 2nd, "The Show Goes On" emceed by Rachel Brosnahan, Actors Training Center (ATC) Annual Gala, Live-Streaming via Swell Fundraising site.  Donation suggested.  FYI www.ActorsTrainingCenter.org.

April 30th, 8:00 pm,  “The Magic Parlour at Home” starring Dennis Watkins.  Interactive performance via Zoom (computer with functioning camera and microphone required).  Maximum of 30 tickets will be sold for each performance.  $49 per household (select dates at $65).  FYI www.themagicparlourchicago.com.arch

May 1st through August 31st, 9:00-9:30 pm nightly, Art on theMART to Present the World Premiere of "Astrographics" in Partnership with the Adler Planetarium and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.  Art on theMARt can best be experienced for free from the jetty section of the Chicago Riverwalk on Wacker Drive between Wells Street and Franklin Street, where accompanying audio is also available.

May 6th, 7:30 pm, DuPage Community Jazz Ensemble, Director Matt Shevitz, College of DuPage, McAninch Arts Center (MAC).  $7 per household.  FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.AtTheMAC.org.

May 7th, 7:30 pm, COD Jazz/Pop Combos, Director Matt Shevitz, College of DuPage, McAninch Arts Center (MAC).  $7 per household.  FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.AtTheMAC.org.

Week of May 10th, "Don Giovanni" (2014), "I puritan"i (2018), "Rigoletto" (2017) and "La bohème" (2018), Lyric Opera Streaming On Demand, listen to complete live opera performances from past Lyric seasons on www.lyricopera.org  and through a variety of music streaming platforms.  FYI www.lyricopera.org/opera-streaming

May 11th, 7:30 pm, Chamber Orchestra, Director Philip Bauman, College of DuPage, McAninch Arts Center (MAC).  $7 per household.  FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.AtTheMAC.org.

May 13th, 7:30 pm, Chamber Singers: “Songs For These Times: Music Of Loss, Alienation, Doubt & Hope” Director Lee R. Kesselman, College of DuPage, McAninch Arts Center (MAC).  $7 per household.  FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.AtTheMAC.org.

May 15th, 7:30 pm, and on demand through June 15th, “A Salute to Frida” New Philharm, https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=artemisia+theatre+chicagonic, conducted by Maestro Kirk Muspratt and pre-recorded outside this past October at the Lakeside Pavilion, McAninch Arts Center (MAC).  $40 per household. FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.AtTheMAC.org,  

May 23rd, 3:00 pm, Karen Cordero, “Frida Kahlo: A Politics of Subjectivity and Self-Representation” a Frido Kahler event, McAninch Arts Center (MAC). Free. FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.AtTheMAC.org. 

Week of June 1st, "Il trovatore" (2018) and "Elektra" (2019), Lyric Opera Streaming On Demand, listen to complete live opera performances from past Lyric seasons on www.lyricopera.org  and through a variety of music streaming platforms.  FYI www.lyricopera.org/opera-streaming

June 10th, 7:00 pm, "The New Classics: Songs from the New Golden Age of Musical Theater” a virtual cabaret, Lyric Opera of Chicago.  Free to audiences on Lyric’s Facebook and YouTube channels.  FYI www.lyricopera.org/newclassics.