Going out in Chicago

Sports? Theatre? Music? Cinema? Dinner? Just a night out to drink a lot of Heineken?

Never a dull moment in Chicago! Whatever the season, there is a ton of entertainment on offer. In the summer, there is the lakefront and a great path where you can run, walk or bike.  There is always something to do - here is but a short summary of what the City has to offer. And oh yes: don't forget the Dutch Club!

Sports

If you prefer watching sports, you can watch baseball at Wrigley Field (Cubs) or U.S. Cellular Field (World Champion White Sox), American football at Soldier Field (Chicago Bears), soccer ("voetbal") at Soldier Field (Chicago Fire), ice hockey at the United Center (Blackhawks) or basketball at the United Center (Da Bulls).  

Music

Electric blues started in Chicago.  Blues greats like Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells and many others have called Chicago their home.   Each year Blues Fest and Jazz Fest are held in Grant Park.  An absolute must see.

Theater

Not New York - but Chicago has fantastic theatre - musical and otherwise.  Many productions make their final tour through Chicago before starting off in New York.  So, you get to see top notch theatre before the New Yorkers . . .

Where Do I Go For Up To Date Info?

Here is the best resource that we"ve found www.metromix.com - it lists all upcoming events along with reports.  You will find it to be an invaluable resource.

Other interesting links (click to be redirected):

Museums
 
The Adler Planetarium  
The Museum of Science and Industry
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Field Museum
The David & Alfred Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago  
The Notebaert Nature Museum (Chicago Academy of Sciences) 
The Museum of Contemporary Art
The John Shedd Aquarium
The Architecture Foundation of Chicago
The Chicago Historical Society

Music
 
The Jazz Institute of Chicago
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Chicago Chamber Musicians
Chicago Opera Theater
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
The Chicago Hot House
Buddy Guy"s Legends
Kingston Mines

Dance

The Joffrey Ballet
The Hubbard Street Dance

Theater

Chicago Theaters Listing Home Page

Cinema

Chicago International Film Festival
Loews Cineplex Chicago Area
AMC Theaters Chicago area  
The Music Box  

Sports

Chicago Bears Football Team
Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Team
Chicago Bulls Basketball Team
Chicago Cubs Baseball Club
Chicago Fire Soccer Club
Chicago Wolves Hockey Team
Chicago White Sox Baseball Club

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