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October 28th, 5:00 - 6:00 pm, Boshell Foundation Virtual Lecture: Color in Ancient Mediterranean SculptureArt Institute of Chicago.  Free but registration required.  FYI https://www.artic.edu/events/5325/boshell-foundation-virtual-lecture-col...

October 28th, 7:00 pm, BBC Documentary, Forest, Field & Sky Art in Focus, South Shore Arts: available via Zoom webinar and YouTube Live.  Rebroadcast on the South Shore Arts website the following Monday.  Free.  FYI (219) 836-1839 ext. 101 or www.SouthShoreArtsOnline.org/art-in-focus

October 28th and successive ThursdaysArt in Focus, South Shore Arts: available via Zoom webinar and YouTube Live.  Rebroadcast on the South Shore Arts website the following Monday.  Free.  FYI (219) 836-1839 ext. 101 or www.SouthShoreArtsOnline.org/art-in-focus

October 29th, Hit ‘Em on the Blackside Part OneCongo Square Theatre Sketch Comedy Hit.  The online series posts bi-weekly webisodes for free viewing on the company’s social media and YouTube pages.  Free.  FYI www.congosquaretheatre.org.  

October 29th, 30th & 31st, 8:00 pm, A Theater in the Dark’s (formerly Theatre in the Dark) original audio drama adaptation of H.G. Wells’ THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, which originally streamed in October and November of 2020, will return this Halloween season for three live performances.   Link available to stream for 7 days after performance.  Ticket prices pay-what-you-can ($15 per listener recommended) Tickets and info at www.atheaterinthedark.com 

October 30th, 8:00 pm, The Phantom Ship: Stories of Things that Haunt Us 2nd Story, one of Chicago’s longest-running storytelling collectives.  All 2nd Story performances will be held via Zoom until further notice.  Pay-what-you-can.  FYI www.2ndStory.com.

Month of November, "The Light Remains" a filmed play by Tina Landau, Steppenwolf virtual stage.  Virtual memberships, $75, access to 6 productions.  FYI www.steppenwolf.org.

November 1st (followed by open run), "The Snow Queen Animated Prologues" a trio of animated shorts featuring characters from the stage play.  The Rumpus Room: A Digital Adventure, a new digital platform designed to explore virtual storytelling in all of its many forms.  FYI  (773) 769-3832 or www.thehousetheatre.com.

November 1st through 8thFALL SHORTS PROGRAM WEEK 1 (1:30), 11 short films from Pakistan, PrideArts Fall Film Festival.  Streaming for one week.  $12.  FYI https://www.goelevent.com/pridearts/e/Search.

November 1st through 29thPrideArts Fall Film Festival.  32 short films from nine countries.  The films will be shown over four separate programs of approximately ninety minutes per program, with each program streaming for one week.  Access to each program of shorts -  $12.  Full passes for all 4 weeks - $30.  FYI https://www.goelevent.com/pridearts/e/Search.

November 2nd through 21st, Chicago Premiere, America v.2.1: The Sad Demise & Eventual Extinction of the American Negro Definition Theatre.  Filmed at the Vittum Theater in Noble Square, streaming virtually on demand.  $15-$100.  FYI www.definitiontheatre.org

November 5thHit ‘Em on the Blackside Part One, Congo Square Theatre Sketch Comedy Hit.  The online series posts bi-weekly webisodes for free viewing on the company’s social media and YouTube pages.  Free.  FYI www.congosquaretheatre.org.  

November 8th, 6:00 pm, Artist Talk with Wendy Ewald.  Ewald will open as the key-note speaker in a virtual artist talk for the debut of "Photography Week 2021" organized by the Columbia College Chicago Photography Department and livestreamed via Zoom from Weinberg Newton Gallery’s exhibition space.  Registration information can be found at https://everyvoicechicago.com/photoweek.

November 8th through 15thFALL SHORTS PROGRAM WEEK 2 (1:19), 8 short films from the US, Brazil, Germany, and Guatemala, PrideArts Fall Film Festival.  Streaming for one week.  $12.  FYI https://www.goelevent.com/pridearts/e/Search.

November 10th, 6:00 - 7:00 pm, Virtual Conversation: Maria Gaspar and Legacy Russell, Art Institute of Chicago.  Free but registration required.  FYI https://scaaic.org/event/maria-gaspar/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsl...

November 12th, 4:00 - 4:45 pm, Virtual Conversation: Rethinking the 17th-Century Dutch Galleries, Art Institute of Chicago.  Free but registration required.  FYI https://www.artic.edu/events/5320/virtual-conversation-rethinking-the-17...

November 12th, "Hit ‘Em on the Blackside" Part One, Congo Square Theatre Sketch Comedy Hit.  The online series posts bi-weekly webisodes for free viewing on the company’s social media and YouTube pages.  Free.  FYI www.congosquaretheatre.org.  

November 13th, 7:00 pm, Music of de Falla, Ravel, Tchaikovsky & Respighi, Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra, Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, 149 W Brush Hill Rd, Elmhurst.  $32-$35.  FYI (630) 941-0202 or www.elmhurstsymphony.org/ 

November 15th through 22ndFALL SHORTS PROGRAM WEEK 3 (1:28), 6 short films from the US, UK, Brazil, and the Netherlands, PrideArts Fall Film Festival.  Streaming for one week.  $12.  FYI https://www.goelevent.com/pridearts/e/Search.

November 15th through December 5th, World Premiere Audio Drama, Primer, Broken Nose Theatre.  Streaming on demand.  Pay-What-You-Can.  FYI brokennosetheatre.com.

November 17th "Hit ‘Em on the Blackside" Part One, Congo Square Theatre Sketch Comedy Hit.  The online series posts bi-weekly webisodes for free viewing on the company’s social media and YouTube pages.  Free.  FYI www.congosquaretheatre.org.  

November 18th through December 12thLove in the Time of Jonestown – A Radio PlayThe New Coordinates, formerly The New Colony.  Streaming on demand.  Tickets $15.  FYI thenewcoordinates.org.

November 21st, 8:00 pm, The View From Here (Appropriate for all ages) family-friendly stories.   2nd Story, one of Chicago’s longest-running storytelling collectives.  All 2nd Story performances will be held via Zoom until further notice.  Pay-what-you-can.  FYI www.2ndStory.com.

November 22nd through 29thFALL SHORTS PROGRAM WEEK 4 (1:44), 67 short films from the US, France, Canada, and Brazil, PrideArts Fall Film Festival.  Streaming for one week.  $12.  FYI https://www.goelevent.com/pridearts/e/Search.

November 26th, "Hit ‘Em on the Blackside" Part One, Congo Square Theatre Sketch Comedy Hit.  The online series posts bi-weekly webisodes for free viewing on the company’s social media and YouTube pages.  Free.  FYI www.congosquaretheatre.org.  

December 3rd, "Hit ‘Em on the Blackside" Part One, Congo Square Theatre Sketch Comedy Hit.  The online series posts bi-weekly webisodes for free viewing on the company’s social media and YouTube pages.  Free.  FYI www.congosquaretheatre.org.  

**** December 3rd through January 3rd, "This Ability" For Ages 6 and Up.  Chicago Children's Theatre, Virtual Production on YouTube channel CCTv: Virtual Theatre and Learning from Chicago Children’s Theatre.  Free with suggested donation.   FYI chicagochildrenstheatre.org

December 11th, 8:00 pm, "The Snow Must Go On: Stories of Moving Forward" a new kind of holiday experience that touches on Frank Sinatra, a five-year-old Grinch, and re-finding love in the snow.  2nd Story, one of Chicago’s longest-running storytelling collectives.  All 2nd Story performances will be held via Zoom until further notice.  Pay-what-you-can.  FYI www.2ndStory.com.

January 25th, 8:00 pm, "Sankofa, Reach Back and Get It: The Black Joy Show" 2nd Story, one of Chicago’s longest-running storytelling collectives.  All 2nd Story performances will be held via Zoom until further notice.  Pay-what-you-can.  FYI www.2ndStory.com.

May 13th, "Hit ‘Em on the Blackside" Part Two, Congo Square Theatre Sketch Comedy Hit.  The online series posts bi-weekly webisodes for free viewing on the company’s social media and YouTube pages.  Free.  FYI www.congosquaretheatre.org.  

May 20th, "Hit ‘Em on the Blackside" Part Two, Congo Square Theatre Sketch Comedy Hit.  The online series posts bi-weekly webisodes for free viewing on the company’s social media and YouTube pages.  Free.  FYI www.congosquaretheatre.org.  

May 27th, "Hit ‘Em on the Blackside" Part Two, Congo Square Theatre Sketch Comedy Hit.  The online series posts bi-weekly webisodes for free viewing on the company’s social media and YouTube pages.  Free.  FYI www.congosquaretheatre.org.  

June 3rd, "Hit ‘Em on the Blackside" Part Two, Congo Square Theatre Sketch Comedy Hit.  The online series posts bi-weekly webisodes for free viewing on the company’s social media and YouTube pages.  Free.  FYI www.congosquaretheatre.org.  

June 10th, "Hit ‘Em on the Blackside" Part Two, Congo Square Theatre Sketch Comedy Hit.  The online series posts bi-weekly webisodes for free viewing on the company’s social media and YouTube pages.  Free.  FYI www.congosquaretheatre.org.  

June 17th, "Hit ‘Em on the Blackside" Part Two, Congo Square Theatre Sketch Comedy Hit.  The online series posts bi-weekly webisodes for free viewing on the company’s social media and YouTube pages.  Free.  FYI www.congosquaretheatre.org.