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New Stages Festival

10/29-11/16: times vary, see website

The Goodman's annual New Stages Festival allows works developed at the theater to see an audience during staged performances, readings, and panel discussions. This year's include The Magic Play by Andrew Hinderaker, Carlyle by Thomas Bradshaw, and Women Laughing Alone With Salad by Sheila Callaghan.

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Goodman Theatre (map)
170 N. Dearborn St.
Loop
phone 312-443-3800

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The Hundred Flowers Project

10/16-11/23, Thu 7:30 PM, Fri 8 PM, Sat 8 PM, Sun 4 PM
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"If we're doing a play about Mao, to a 21st-century American audience," says Mike, a character in Christopher Chen's The Hundred Flowers Project, "then we should assume they don't know any Chinese history." OK, let's assume that. Here are three events you'll need to know about if you're going to keep up with Chen's frantic, flawed, wildly ambitious piece of work, running now at Silk Road Rising in a version directed by Joanie Schultz: Continue reading >>

This is one of our Fall Arts Best Bets for Theater.

$35

Silk Road Rising (map)
77 W. Washington
Loop
phone 312-857-1234
The Hundred Flowers Project

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Wired Fridays

Through 12/19: Fri noon; no show Fri 10/31

Afternoon dance parties featuring prominent local DJs, including DJ Gene Hunt, DJ Terry Hunter, and DJ Andrew Emil.

Chicago Cultural Center (map)
78 E. Washington St.
Loop
phone 312-744-6630

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Chicagoisms

4/5-1/4

When Alexander Eisenschmidt moved to Chicago in 2007, the German-born architectural theorist was disturbed by how the city talks about its buildings. Sipping a glass of rosé in the cafe at the Art Institute's Modern Wing, he describes a kind of "museum-ification." ¶ Take, for example, the time architect Rem Koolhaas proposed that his student center at IIT incorporate the Mies van der Rohe–designed Commons Building—it sparked public outrage that the new structure attacked the "purity and simplicity" of the existing architecture. "Preservationists have instilled this attitude in policy makers and politicians," Eisenschmidt says. "If we don't look out, [architecturally] we will be very quickly forgotten." Continue reading >>

Art Institute of Chicago (map)
111 S. Michigan Ave.
Loop
phone 312-443-3600
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The City Lost and Found

10/26-1/11

A look into the architecture and urban planning of Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles in the 60s and 70s.

Art Institute of Chicago (map)
111 S. Michigan Ave.
Loop
phone 312-443-3600
The City Lost and Found

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Sox vs Cubs: The Chicago Civil Wars

10/25-2/8

An exhibit featuring memorabilia, photographs, and stats.

Harold Washington Library Center (map)
400 S. State St.
Loop
phone 312-747-4300
Sox vs Cubs: The Chicago Civil Wars

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