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Category: The Big City Blog

The Big City Blog: Three legendary musicals — Les Miserables, The Music Man and CATS — play Chicago in July and August

Les Miserables, the Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon from Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg that's been seen by 120 million...

The Big City Blog: A look at some great local art shows happening this summer in Chicago

Closing out the month of June, the Logan Square Arts Festival is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with visual art, performance art and...

The Big City Blog: Cirque du Soleil’s VOLTA (May 17-July 6) and the Chicago Antiques + Art + Design Show (May 16-19) hit town this month

Cirque du Soleil's VOLTA is an entrancing journey of discovery that offers visually striking acrobatics never before seen under the big top

The Big City Blog: The ninth annual Illinois Craft Beer Week is upon us; Q&A with Danielle D’Alessandro of the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild

The Big City Blog: The ninth annual Illinois Craft Beer Week is upon us, and it's time to drink up

The Big City Blog: C2E2, the Midwest’s largest comic, cosplay and pop-culture convention, returns to Chicago March 22-24

Whether you’re a fan of comic books, cosplay, video games, movies, TV shows, anime, books, wrestling or comedy, C2E2 embraces the idea...

The Big City Blog: A Bronx Tale, Anastasia, Giordano Dance and Two Pints hit the stage in Chicago this March

Based on the critically acclaimed play that inspired the classic film, A Bronx Tale, the Broadway hit musical, visits Chicago for just two...

The Big City Blog: Midwinter, a unique music event from Pitchfork Media, takes over the Art Institute Feb. 15-17

The Big City Blog: Midwinter, a unique music event from Pitchfork Media, takes over the Art Institute Feb. 15-17

The Big City Blog: Game of Thrones’ pop-up experience opens at Replay Lincoln Park

With the countdown to Game of Thrones’ eighth and final season underway, Replay Lincoln Park will be honoring the favorite HBO series...

The Big City Blog: Chicago Ale Fest, Breaking Ground Festival, $5 cocktails and Geja’s love of Valentine’s Day

With more than 100 craft beers, music, games and food, the Chicago Ale Fest is for beer lovers as well as anyone looking for a festive time...

The Big City Blog: Running Feb. 7-17, Chicago Theatre Week means reduced-price tickets to more than 120 productions

Chicago Theatre Week, running Feb. 7-17, showcases the city’s dazzling arts scene and offers the opportunity to see more than 120...