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An Evening with Gene Simmons and His Band

See legendary KISS front-man, bassist & rock icon Gene Simmons live.

2017 Wizard World Comic Con Chicago

Join tens of thousands of fans to celebrate the best in pop culture.

Green Curtain Events Tacos Y Tamales Festival

Taste the Best & most authentic Tacos & Tamales in Chicago.
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Philanthropy Events

ALS Walk for Life Benefit for Les Turner ALS Foundation

Walk for hope, walk for help & walk for life to benefit ALS.

Stimulus Social Club Pack Away Hunger Fundraiser

Join Stimulus Social Club for a special, feel-good happy hour.

32nd Annual Friends of Prentice Benefit Evening

Celebrate a proud legacy of philanthropy & volunteerism.

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Free Events

Victor Prince Book Tour: The Camino Way

Join author Victor Prince at a signing for his book The Camino Way.

Tuesday Funk Monthly Reading Series

Tuesday Funk, the eclectic monthly reading series, is back.

Victoria’s Secret PINK North Riverside Grand Opening

Celebrate the grand opening of the first exclusive PINK store!

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Food and Alcohol Events

Donut Discussions: Chef Mike Solomonov & Steve Cook of Federal Donuts

Meet Chef Mike Solomonov & Steve Cook of Federal Donuts.

Thrillist American Grill Off

Chicago's grilling greats face off for one fiery fest.

Destination Kohler Food and Wine 2017

Kohler Food & Wine celebrates the confluence of great food and wine.

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Fashion and Beauty Events

Mata Traders Sample Sale and Spring ’18 Sneak Peek

Shop new Spring '18 prints & one-of-a-kind dresses.

The Makeup Show Chicago 2017: Uncovering Beauty Trends and Secrets

Check out my top 5 beauty picks from the makeup show Chicago 2017!

The Makeup Show Chicago An Uncommon Bride Fashion Show

See how makeup artists reinvent wedding beauty beyond the ordinary.

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Till Death Do Us Part Murder Mystery

Enjoy a live murder mystery show in Chicago.

Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle Race

Participate in the craziest & muddiest event in the world .

Skydeck Air & Water Show Picnic in the Sky

Enjoy a gourmet picnic on the 99th floor of the Willis Tower.

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