Monthly Archives: March 2014

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So you want to take a trip to the Windy City, but where do you begin? As the third largest metropolitan area in the U.S., Chicago offers so much to do and see that it can be difficult narrowing down your choices. That’s why we’re here to help! If you’re going to visit the Midwest,…

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War, romance, comedy, betrayal, and music all go hand in hand as Cornwall, England-based artist collective Kneehigh brings one of the greatest and most influential love stories of all time to life in Tristan & Yseult, making its Chicago Shakespeare Theater debut on March 30, 2014! The intense, but often melodic and humorous play tells…

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Lake Michigan is calling your name! Sure, you’ve see the beautiful Chicago skyline. You’ve see it at night, you’ve seen it during the day, and you’ve probably even seen it lit up by fireworks, but you haven’t truly seen the Chicago skyline until you’ve taken it in from the middle of our renowned waters. Luckily,…

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Through Sunday, the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, presented by Mariano’s, will be inspiring, educating and motivating gardeners of all abilities to “Do Green. Do Good.” From kids digging the creepy-crawly bug zoo and make-and-take workshops, to gourmets learning to cook more sustainably with healthy, fresh produce, spring is getting a long-overdue, warm welcome on…

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Get-rich-quick schemes, enterprising American ambition, spirited musical numbers—the latest production from Chicago Shakespeare Theater has all of that in store and more! Associate Artistic Director Gary Griffin is bringing yet another great show your way with Road Show, a musical that trails two brothers through a journey that is full of surprises. Whether you’re an…

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We know it’s a challenge to keep your kids stimulated in today’s world of 10-second attention spans and screens galore. That’s why we have a solution at hand for you: Bring your kids to the Chicago Children’s Museum! Spending your day at the museum can be enriching, educational, entertaining—and just downright fun! What is there…

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Whether you’re listening in on a presenter, meeting one of the nation’s best chefs or passing along your passion to the next generation of gardener, you’ll get inspired, educated and motivated at the 2014 Chicago Flower & Garden Show, presented by Mariano’s, March 15-23, here at Navy Pier. This fresh, new show – “Do Green….

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No more waiting for Mother Nature; we’re bringing spring in early with the Chicago Flower and Garden Show coming to Navy Pier March 15 – 23! What better way to thaw out after a long and brutal winter than by taking in fantastic floral sights and scents here at the Pier while gaining inspiration for…

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Imagine a society where everyone is separated into sects based on their personalities, potentially being split from their families. Imagine a society where being different is not an option. Now imagine this happens here, in a post-apocalyptic Chicago. Divergent, which hits Navy Pier IMAX on March 21, is just that. Based on a New York…

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Looking for cool tools to help your garden grow? Great gifts for your favorite gourmet? Nifty gadgets for little green thumbs? You’ll find 100 exhibitors offering the latest “Do Green. Do Good.” eco-friendly products in the 2014 Marketplace at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, presented by Mariano’s, March 15-23, here at Navy Pier. Mariano’s…