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Creation of the Sand Mandala | Navy Pier

Creation of the Sand Mandala | Navy Pier

September 30, 2012

The people have asked and the people shall receive. Back by popular demand, the Tibetan Monks of Drepung Gomang Monastery in India join us here at Navy Pier for another weekend of meditation, peaceful prayer, and stunning art creation. The Monks last visited Chicago back in August and drew large crowds curious to witness their […]

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Charna Halpern at Four Star Comedy Fest | Navy Pier

Charna Halpern at Four Star Comedy Fest | Navy Pier

September 30, 2012

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Navy Pier’s brand new Four Star Comedy Fest on October 6 is going to be quite the comedy event! The entire day is chock-full of great acts and big names. And, we’ve got another big announcement for all you improv fans! We’ve been talking up Jimmy […]

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Four Star Comedy Fest | Navy Pier

Four Star Comedy Fest | Navy Pier

September 28, 2012

As the saying goes, laughter is the universal medicine. If you’re in the need for a remedy to help brighten up your week, and who isn’t, then have we got the thing for you! Navy Pier is excited to present the debut of a brand new comedy festival called Four Star Comedy Fest on Saturday, […]

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Sunday in the Park with George | CST

Sunday in the Park with George | CST

September 26, 2012

Witness the 2012/2013 Chicago Shakespeare Theater season get things started by taking in tonight’s opening of Sunday in the Park with George! This beautiful Pulitzer Prize and Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical drama, which originally premiered Off-Broadway in 1983, has since made its way to Broadway, journeyed to London, and revisited New York and London […]

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The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart | CST

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart | CST

September 24, 2012

The Chicago Shakespeare Theater has been home to some pretty interesting productions over the years and if you’re into innovative, international and emotionally gripping theater, then you’re in for a real treat with The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart. The play, which mixes music, song, folklore, and dance into its story, is being presented by […]

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Oktoberfest at Harry Caray's Tavern | Navy Pier

Oktoberfest at Harry Caray's Tavern | Navy Pier

September 22, 2012

Oktoberfest may be a German tradition, but it’s also a 16-day celebration enjoyed by Chicagoans of all nationalities and backgrounds. Because what’s not to like? Beer served up by the liter, huge soft pretzels, bratwurst, bratwurst, and more bratwurst … sounds like the perfect kind of party! We highly recommend that you get your Oktoberfest […]

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An Afternoon at World Music Festival | Navy Pier

An Afternoon at World Music Festival | Navy Pier

September 21, 2012

It’s one of those classic fall days, still warm enough, but perfect weather for a light sweater and scarf, especially with that slight breeze coming off of Lake Michigan. I’ve got a cold one in front of me and am shimmying along to the hot rhythms of a little samba. Could this day get any […]

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Tips for the PSI Career Fair | Navy Pier

Tips for the PSI Career Fair | Navy Pier

September 19, 2012

The job hunt can often feel long and fruitless. You submit your interest and resume to a couple dozen companies a week and maybe hear back from one of them – and that’s on a good week. Personnel Strategies Inc. (PSI), a company devoted to bringing together employers and a diverse group of candidates, wants […]

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Special Attractions at EXPO Chicago | Navy Pier

Special Attractions at EXPO Chicago | Navy Pier

September 17, 2012

Starting tomorrow, EXPO Chicago, the International Exposition of Contemporary/Modern Art and Design, begins its four-day stint in Navy Pier’s Festival Hall and art enthusiasts and philocalists couldn’t be happier. The show brings together 100 top art galleries for exhibitions and a number of high-profile speakers, such as New York Magazine art critic, Jerry Saltz, for […]

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Where Have They Gone, Georges?

Where Have They Gone, Georges?

September 16, 2012

You’ve been thinking about your Sunday trip to the Art Institute of Chicago all week, dreaming about the calming effects a quiet stroll through the galleries will have on you after another long and hectic work week. Finally, the day arrives. You know exactly where you’re headed first: Second Floor, Medieval to Modern European Painting […]

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Blues Traveler @ Harry Caray’s | Navy Pier

Blues Traveler @ Harry Caray’s | Navy Pier

September 14, 2012

Have you heard? Blues Traveler is set to perform at Harry Caray’s Tavern on September 27! Does it feel like 100 Years since you’ve seen Blues Traveler live? Then come on down! The only Hook here is the perfect combination: blues, Harry Caray’s, and good old Lake Michigan on a fall night. Don’t worry, this […]

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Art at EXPO Chicago | Navy Pier

Art at EXPO Chicago | Navy Pier

September 12, 2012

Looking for inspiration? Want to be in the know about everything cutting edge happening in the art world? Hoping to connect with arts professionals and gallery owners AND meet the artists behind the work? EXPO Chicago is your answer. EXPO Chicago, the city’s preeminent Exposition of Contemporary/ Modern Art and Design, opens up the fall […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-Off Fiesta | Navy Pier

Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-Off Fiesta | Navy Pier

September 10, 2012

Chicago is always celebrating something and starting this Saturday, September 15, the city begins its annual month-long celebration of Hispanic Heritage. Música If Saturday still feels too far away, then come to the Landshark Beer Garden at Navy Pier to get the festivities started a little early with a free Hispanic Heritage Kick-Off fiesta on […]

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Live Music at Landshark Beer Garden | Navy Pier

Live Music at Landshark Beer Garden | Navy Pier

September 7, 2012

Live music does not necessarily mean more fun. We can prove that to you here at Landshark Beer Garden; just because live music is at its season’s end doesn’t mean there aren’t a hundred other reasons to visit. The rides are still open, including the grand Ferris Wheel, and the cruises leaving from Navy Pier […]

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Bears Game Tailgating at Harry Caray's Tavern | Navy Pier

Bears Game Tailgating at Harry Caray's Tavern | Navy Pier

September 6, 2012

It’s time to Bear Down, Chicago! And time to take your party to the next level! Ditch the couch or that ordinary old standby watering hole and head over to Harry Caray’s Tavern at Navy Pier for an all-day tailgating party with a special football brunch and option to cruise to the game at Soldier […]

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World Music Festival | Navy Pier

World Music Festival | Navy Pier

September 5, 2012

Although the London Olympics are now over, don’t fret. For more entertainment, gather up the family and head down to Navy Pier for a LIVE cultural experience that won’t cost a thing. Landshark Beer Garden at Navy Pier is proud to be one of the hosts of the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special […]

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Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours

Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours

September 3, 2012

Have you seen Chicago by plane, train, and automobile? Are you ready to explore the city on a different set of wheels? If you answered yes to any of the above questions then look no further than a segway tour with Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours!   Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours offers a fun way to […]

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Unboxed! | CCM

Unboxed! | CCM

September 1, 2012

Just about every parent has had the experience of buying their child an expensive present only to watch the child ignore the actual gift and play for hours with the box. Navy Pier’s new exhibit, Unboxed: Adventures in Cardboard, celebrates the joy that cardboard boxes have brought to countless numbers of birthday boys and girls […]

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