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Waiting for Godot (Opening Weekend)

Theater Matinee: Saturdays, 3pm; Sundays, 2:30pm. To-Do!: By Samuel Beckett Directed by Ron OJ Parson On a lonely road, beneath a barren tree, two vagabonds wait for a man named Mr. Godot. As the evening unfolds, a desperate, humorous, and unchanging universe is revealed that has delighted and challenged audiences for over half a century. Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson (Seven Guitars) returns to direct this absurdist classic with an all-star cast featuring Court Theatre favorites A.C. Smith, Allen Gilmore, and Alfred Wilson. As elusive as it is illuminating, Wa… Price: $45-65. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: January 15 - February 15, 2015. Sunday, January 25, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Court Theatre 5535 S. Ellis Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 (773) 753-4472. For more info visit www.courttheatre.org.

Airline Highway

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Author: Lisa D'Amour Directed by: Joe Mantello In anticipation of her birthday, Shelah’s family and friends gather at her home in the Head of Passes—the mysterious shifting marshlands at the mouth of the great Mississippi River. As the guests appear, so do ghosts from the past, and Shelah’s convictions about her life begin to dissolve, along with her home in the Louisiana rain. Ensemble members Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau team up again for this wise, warm world-premiere drama about faith, fami… Soleil's Take: Preview performances occur before opening night. It's just like the regular run, but there may be some kinks still to work out (though you probably won't even notice that). So it's a great way to take advantage of lower prices! Save even more with discount code Soleil with Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014! Price: $49-86. Discounts: 2 for 1 tickets with Discount Code Soleil! Applies to Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: December 4, 2014 - February 8, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Sunday, January 25, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit bit.ly.

Martin Luther King Jr. Observance - Michelle Alexander, Keynote Speaker

Holiday/Seasonal Tickets are not needed for this event. Doors will open 45 minutes prior to event start. To-Do!: Join us for this University-wide observance featuring music and performances by Northwestern student groups and a keynote address delivered by Michelle Alexander. Sign language interptered event. Michelle Alexander is a highly acclaimed civil rights lawyer, advocate, and legal scholar who currently holds a joint appointment at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity and the Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University. Prior to joining the Kirwan Institute, Alexander was an… Soleil's Take: Northwestern University celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from January 17-30, 2015. Check out the full schedule! Price: Free! Monday, January 26, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Northwestern University - Pick-Staiger Concert Hall 50 Arts Circle Drive Evanston, Illinois. For more info visit www.northwestern.edu.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Airline Highway

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Author: Lisa D'Amour Directed by: Joe Mantello In anticipation of her birthday, Shelah’s family and friends gather at her home in the Head of Passes—the mysterious shifting marshlands at the mouth of the great Mississippi River. As the guests appear, so do ghosts from the past, and Shelah’s convictions about her life begin to dissolve, along with her home in the Louisiana rain. Ensemble members Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau team up again for this wise, warm world-premiere drama about faith, fami… Soleil's Take: Preview performances occur before opening night. It's just like the regular run, but there may be some kinks still to work out (though you probably won't even notice that). So it's a great way to take advantage of lower prices! Save even more with discount code Soleil with Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014! Price: $49-86. Discounts: 2 for 1 tickets with Discount Code Soleil! Applies to Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: December 4, 2014 - February 8, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit bit.ly.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Airline Highway

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Author: Lisa D'Amour Directed by: Joe Mantello In anticipation of her birthday, Shelah’s family and friends gather at her home in the Head of Passes—the mysterious shifting marshlands at the mouth of the great Mississippi River. As the guests appear, so do ghosts from the past, and Shelah’s convictions about her life begin to dissolve, along with her home in the Louisiana rain. Ensemble members Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau team up again for this wise, warm world-premiere drama about faith, fami… Soleil's Take: Preview performances occur before opening night. It's just like the regular run, but there may be some kinks still to work out (though you probably won't even notice that). So it's a great way to take advantage of lower prices! Save even more with discount code Soleil with Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014! Price: $49-86. Discounts: 2 for 1 tickets with Discount Code Soleil! Applies to Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: December 4, 2014 - February 8, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit bit.ly.

Waiting for Godot

Theater Matinee: Saturdays, 3pm; Sundays, 2:30pm. To-Do!: By Samuel Beckett Directed by Ron OJ Parson On a lonely road, beneath a barren tree, two vagabonds wait for a man named Mr. Godot. As the evening unfolds, a desperate, humorous, and unchanging universe is revealed that has delighted and challenged audiences for over half a century. Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson (Seven Guitars) returns to direct this absurdist classic with an all-star cast featuring Court Theatre favorites A.C. Smith, Allen Gilmore, and Alfred Wilson. As elusive as it is illuminating, Wa… Price: $45-65. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: January 15 - February 15, 2015. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Court Theatre 5535 S. Ellis Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 (773) 753-4472. For more info visit www.courttheatre.org.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Airline Highway

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Author: Lisa D'Amour Directed by: Joe Mantello In anticipation of her birthday, Shelah’s family and friends gather at her home in the Head of Passes—the mysterious shifting marshlands at the mouth of the great Mississippi River. As the guests appear, so do ghosts from the past, and Shelah’s convictions about her life begin to dissolve, along with her home in the Louisiana rain. Ensemble members Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau team up again for this wise, warm world-premiere drama about faith, fami… Soleil's Take: Preview performances occur before opening night. It's just like the regular run, but there may be some kinks still to work out (though you probably won't even notice that). So it's a great way to take advantage of lower prices! Save even more with discount code Soleil with Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014! Price: $49-86. Discounts: 2 for 1 tickets with Discount Code Soleil! Applies to Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: December 4, 2014 - February 8, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit bit.ly.

Waiting for Godot

Theater Matinee: Saturdays, 3pm; Sundays, 2:30pm. To-Do!: By Samuel Beckett Directed by Ron OJ Parson On a lonely road, beneath a barren tree, two vagabonds wait for a man named Mr. Godot. As the evening unfolds, a desperate, humorous, and unchanging universe is revealed that has delighted and challenged audiences for over half a century. Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson (Seven Guitars) returns to direct this absurdist classic with an all-star cast featuring Court Theatre favorites A.C. Smith, Allen Gilmore, and Alfred Wilson. As elusive as it is illuminating, Wa… Price: $45-65. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: January 15 - February 15, 2015. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Court Theatre 5535 S. Ellis Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 (773) 753-4472. For more info visit www.courttheatre.org.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Friday, January 30, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Airline Highway

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Author: Lisa D'Amour Directed by: Joe Mantello In anticipation of her birthday, Shelah’s family and friends gather at her home in the Head of Passes—the mysterious shifting marshlands at the mouth of the great Mississippi River. As the guests appear, so do ghosts from the past, and Shelah’s convictions about her life begin to dissolve, along with her home in the Louisiana rain. Ensemble members Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau team up again for this wise, warm world-premiere drama about faith, fami… Soleil's Take: Preview performances occur before opening night. It's just like the regular run, but there may be some kinks still to work out (though you probably won't even notice that). So it's a great way to take advantage of lower prices! Save even more with discount code Soleil with Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014! Price: $49-86. Discounts: 2 for 1 tickets with Discount Code Soleil! Applies to Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: December 4, 2014 - February 8, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Friday, January 30, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit bit.ly.

Waiting for Godot

Theater Matinee: Saturdays, 3pm; Sundays, 2:30pm. To-Do!: By Samuel Beckett Directed by Ron OJ Parson On a lonely road, beneath a barren tree, two vagabonds wait for a man named Mr. Godot. As the evening unfolds, a desperate, humorous, and unchanging universe is revealed that has delighted and challenged audiences for over half a century. Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson (Seven Guitars) returns to direct this absurdist classic with an all-star cast featuring Court Theatre favorites A.C. Smith, Allen Gilmore, and Alfred Wilson. As elusive as it is illuminating, Wa… Price: $45-65. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: January 15 - February 15, 2015. Friday, January 30, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Court Theatre 5535 S. Ellis Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 (773) 753-4472. For more info visit www.courttheatre.org.

Milonga (Global Dance Party): f/ TBD

Party To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: See more Milonga dates! Miscellaneous Info: The Global Dance Party is a Friday series that offers an exciting opportunity for the Old Town School community to experiment with dance styles from around the globe. Each night will feature a dance class at 8:30 PM followed by two hours of dance music by dance bands and DJs. Price: $12. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Friday, January 30, 2015, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. Old Town School of Folk Music Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall 4545 North Lincoln Chicago, Illinois (773) 728-6000. For more info visit www.oldtownschool.org.

Airline Highway

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Author: Lisa D'Amour Directed by: Joe Mantello In anticipation of her birthday, Shelah’s family and friends gather at her home in the Head of Passes—the mysterious shifting marshlands at the mouth of the great Mississippi River. As the guests appear, so do ghosts from the past, and Shelah’s convictions about her life begin to dissolve, along with her home in the Louisiana rain. Ensemble members Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau team up again for this wise, warm world-premiere drama about faith, fami… Soleil's Take: Preview performances occur before opening night. It's just like the regular run, but there may be some kinks still to work out (though you probably won't even notice that). So it's a great way to take advantage of lower prices! Save even more with discount code Soleil with Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014! Price: $49-86. Discounts: 2 for 1 tickets with Discount Code Soleil! Applies to Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: December 4, 2014 - February 8, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit bit.ly.

Waiting for Godot

Theater Matinee: Saturdays, 3pm; Sundays, 2:30pm. To-Do!: By Samuel Beckett Directed by Ron OJ Parson On a lonely road, beneath a barren tree, two vagabonds wait for a man named Mr. Godot. As the evening unfolds, a desperate, humorous, and unchanging universe is revealed that has delighted and challenged audiences for over half a century. Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson (Seven Guitars) returns to direct this absurdist classic with an all-star cast featuring Court Theatre favorites A.C. Smith, Allen Gilmore, and Alfred Wilson. As elusive as it is illuminating, Wa… Price: $45-65. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: January 15 - February 15, 2015. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Court Theatre 5535 S. Ellis Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 (773) 753-4472. For more info visit www.courttheatre.org.

CSRPC Annual Lecture - Cornel West: "The Radical King"

Educational/Seminars To-Do!: The Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture Annual Public Lecture presents Dr. Cornel West discussing his new book, "The Radical King." Co-sponsored by the Office of Civic Engagement's UChicago Engages series, Seminary Co-op Bookstore, and Beacon Press. Free and open to the public. From Beacon Press: Every year, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is celebrated as one of the greatest orators in US history, an ambassador for nonviolence who became perhaps the most recognizable leader of the civil… Miscellaneous Info: Interact with CSRPC on Facebook! Price: Free! Sunday, February 1, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. University of Chicago - Rockefeller Memorial Chapel 5850 S. Woodlawn Chicago, IL 60637. For more info visit csrpc.uchicago.edu.

Airline Highway

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Author: Lisa D'Amour Directed by: Joe Mantello In anticipation of her birthday, Shelah’s family and friends gather at her home in the Head of Passes—the mysterious shifting marshlands at the mouth of the great Mississippi River. As the guests appear, so do ghosts from the past, and Shelah’s convictions about her life begin to dissolve, along with her home in the Louisiana rain. Ensemble members Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau team up again for this wise, warm world-premiere drama about faith, fami… Soleil's Take: Preview performances occur before opening night. It's just like the regular run, but there may be some kinks still to work out (though you probably won't even notice that). So it's a great way to take advantage of lower prices! Save even more with discount code Soleil with Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014! Price: $49-86. Discounts: 2 for 1 tickets with Discount Code Soleil! Applies to Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: December 4, 2014 - February 8, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Sunday, February 1, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit bit.ly.

Waiting for Godot

Theater Matinee: Saturdays, 3pm; Sundays, 2:30pm. To-Do!: By Samuel Beckett Directed by Ron OJ Parson On a lonely road, beneath a barren tree, two vagabonds wait for a man named Mr. Godot. As the evening unfolds, a desperate, humorous, and unchanging universe is revealed that has delighted and challenged audiences for over half a century. Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson (Seven Guitars) returns to direct this absurdist classic with an all-star cast featuring Court Theatre favorites A.C. Smith, Allen Gilmore, and Alfred Wilson. As elusive as it is illuminating, Wa… Price: $45-65. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: January 15 - February 15, 2015. Sunday, February 1, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Court Theatre 5535 S. Ellis Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 (773) 753-4472. For more info visit www.courttheatre.org.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Airline Highway (Closing Week)

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Author: Lisa D'Amour Directed by: Joe Mantello In anticipation of her birthday, Shelah’s family and friends gather at her home in the Head of Passes—the mysterious shifting marshlands at the mouth of the great Mississippi River. As the guests appear, so do ghosts from the past, and Shelah’s convictions about her life begin to dissolve, along with her home in the Louisiana rain. Ensemble members Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau team up again for this wise, warm world-premiere drama about faith, fami… Soleil's Take: Preview performances occur before opening night. It's just like the regular run, but there may be some kinks still to work out (though you probably won't even notice that). So it's a great way to take advantage of lower prices! Save even more with discount code Soleil with Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014! Price: $49-86. Discounts: 2 for 1 tickets with Discount Code Soleil! Applies to Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: December 4, 2014 - February 8, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit bit.ly.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Airline Highway (Closing Week)

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Author: Lisa D'Amour Directed by: Joe Mantello In anticipation of her birthday, Shelah’s family and friends gather at her home in the Head of Passes—the mysterious shifting marshlands at the mouth of the great Mississippi River. As the guests appear, so do ghosts from the past, and Shelah’s convictions about her life begin to dissolve, along with her home in the Louisiana rain. Ensemble members Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau team up again for this wise, warm world-premiere drama about faith, fami… Soleil's Take: Preview performances occur before opening night. It's just like the regular run, but there may be some kinks still to work out (though you probably won't even notice that). So it's a great way to take advantage of lower prices! Save even more with discount code Soleil with Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014! Price: $49-86. Discounts: 2 for 1 tickets with Discount Code Soleil! Applies to Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: December 4, 2014 - February 8, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit bit.ly.

Waiting for Godot

Theater Matinee: Saturdays, 3pm; Sundays, 2:30pm. To-Do!: By Samuel Beckett Directed by Ron OJ Parson On a lonely road, beneath a barren tree, two vagabonds wait for a man named Mr. Godot. As the evening unfolds, a desperate, humorous, and unchanging universe is revealed that has delighted and challenged audiences for over half a century. Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson (Seven Guitars) returns to direct this absurdist classic with an all-star cast featuring Court Theatre favorites A.C. Smith, Allen Gilmore, and Alfred Wilson. As elusive as it is illuminating, Wa… Price: $45-65. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: January 15 - February 15, 2015. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Court Theatre 5535 S. Ellis Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 (773) 753-4472. For more info visit www.courttheatre.org.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Black World Cinema: TBD

Film To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu below to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: View more Black World Cinema dates! Also check out the Black World Cinema blog site and FaceBook Page, both of which have frequently updated content! Miscellaneous Info: Black World Cinema, a showcase of seldom seen classic features and new films from around the world. Black World Cinema presents films by filmmakers that bring us story with compelling content and human dimension seldom presented in mainstream cinema. All screenings are followed by lively discussions moderated by program director Floyd Webb or local filmmakers, writers and directors. Price: $6. Other Times To-Do It: First Thursdays. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Studio Movie Grill Chatham 14 Theaters 210 W 87th Street Chicago, IL. For more info visit blackworldcinema.net.

Airline Highway (Closing Week)

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Author: Lisa D'Amour Directed by: Joe Mantello In anticipation of her birthday, Shelah’s family and friends gather at her home in the Head of Passes—the mysterious shifting marshlands at the mouth of the great Mississippi River. As the guests appear, so do ghosts from the past, and Shelah’s convictions about her life begin to dissolve, along with her home in the Louisiana rain. Ensemble members Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau team up again for this wise, warm world-premiere drama about faith, fami… Soleil's Take: Preview performances occur before opening night. It's just like the regular run, but there may be some kinks still to work out (though you probably won't even notice that). So it's a great way to take advantage of lower prices! Save even more with discount code Soleil with Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014! Price: $49-86. Discounts: 2 for 1 tickets with Discount Code Soleil! Applies to Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: December 4, 2014 - February 8, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit bit.ly.

Waiting for Godot

Theater Matinee: Saturdays, 3pm; Sundays, 2:30pm. To-Do!: By Samuel Beckett Directed by Ron OJ Parson On a lonely road, beneath a barren tree, two vagabonds wait for a man named Mr. Godot. As the evening unfolds, a desperate, humorous, and unchanging universe is revealed that has delighted and challenged audiences for over half a century. Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson (Seven Guitars) returns to direct this absurdist classic with an all-star cast featuring Court Theatre favorites A.C. Smith, Allen Gilmore, and Alfred Wilson. As elusive as it is illuminating, Wa… Price: $45-65. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: January 15 - February 15, 2015. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Court Theatre 5535 S. Ellis Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 (773) 753-4472. For more info visit www.courttheatre.org.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Friday, February 6, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

MCA's First Fridays: TBD

Art/Exhibit To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: MCA's First Fridays usually offers up some pretty interesting visuals, and a lively crowd. I wouldn't even call this crowd diverse, though, as it will be predominately white. Of course, you can't go wrong when Wolfgang Puck is catering! Miscellaneous Info: Happy hour takes on a new meaning with First Fridays at the MCA. Relax after a long workweek with a cash bar featuring Absolut Vodka specialty drinks and free Wolfgang Puck appetizers. Enjoy live music from local DJs, the world’s only iMac G5 digital dating bar, and creation stations right within our open galleries. Each month features an up-and-coming Chicago artist in a preview of the latest 12 x 12: New Artists/New Work exhibition. Keep the festivities going at our after-parties at Chicago’s newest and h… Price: $18; Advance, $14; Members, $10. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets. Venue Info: Parking? In the Gold Coast?!?! $4 discounted parking is available, but 4 bucks off of $34 is like taking a tablespoon of sand of the beach. Okay, it's not that expensive, but you ought to consider public transportation, cab or jitney (pack a bunch of folks in your car and charge them $1 each). Friday, February 6, 2015, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Chicago, Illinois (312) 280-2660. For more info visit www.mcachicago.org.

Airline Highway (Closing Week)

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Author: Lisa D'Amour Directed by: Joe Mantello In anticipation of her birthday, Shelah’s family and friends gather at her home in the Head of Passes—the mysterious shifting marshlands at the mouth of the great Mississippi River. As the guests appear, so do ghosts from the past, and Shelah’s convictions about her life begin to dissolve, along with her home in the Louisiana rain. Ensemble members Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau team up again for this wise, warm world-premiere drama about faith, fami… Soleil's Take: Preview performances occur before opening night. It's just like the regular run, but there may be some kinks still to work out (though you probably won't even notice that). So it's a great way to take advantage of lower prices! Save even more with discount code Soleil with Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014! Price: $49-86. Discounts: 2 for 1 tickets with Discount Code Soleil! Applies to Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: December 4, 2014 - February 8, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Friday, February 6, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit bit.ly.

Waiting for Godot

Theater Matinee: Saturdays, 3pm; Sundays, 2:30pm. To-Do!: By Samuel Beckett Directed by Ron OJ Parson On a lonely road, beneath a barren tree, two vagabonds wait for a man named Mr. Godot. As the evening unfolds, a desperate, humorous, and unchanging universe is revealed that has delighted and challenged audiences for over half a century. Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson (Seven Guitars) returns to direct this absurdist classic with an all-star cast featuring Court Theatre favorites A.C. Smith, Allen Gilmore, and Alfred Wilson. As elusive as it is illuminating, Wa… Price: $45-65. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: January 15 - February 15, 2015. Friday, February 6, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Court Theatre 5535 S. Ellis Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 (773) 753-4472. For more info visit www.courttheatre.org.

Milonga (Global Dance Party): f/ TBD

Party To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: See more Milonga dates! Miscellaneous Info: The Global Dance Party is a Friday series that offers an exciting opportunity for the Old Town School community to experiment with dance styles from around the globe. Each night will feature a dance class at 8:30 PM followed by two hours of dance music by dance bands and DJs. Price: $12. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Friday, February 6, 2015, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. Old Town School of Folk Music Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall 4545 North Lincoln Chicago, Illinois (773) 728-6000. For more info visit www.oldtownschool.org.

Airline Highway (Closing Week)

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Author: Lisa D'Amour Directed by: Joe Mantello In anticipation of her birthday, Shelah’s family and friends gather at her home in the Head of Passes—the mysterious shifting marshlands at the mouth of the great Mississippi River. As the guests appear, so do ghosts from the past, and Shelah’s convictions about her life begin to dissolve, along with her home in the Louisiana rain. Ensemble members Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau team up again for this wise, warm world-premiere drama about faith, fami… Soleil's Take: Preview performances occur before opening night. It's just like the regular run, but there may be some kinks still to work out (though you probably won't even notice that). So it's a great way to take advantage of lower prices! Save even more with discount code Soleil with Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014! Price: $49-86. Discounts: 2 for 1 tickets with Discount Code Soleil! Applies to Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: December 4, 2014 - February 8, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit bit.ly.

Waiting for Godot

Theater Matinee: Saturdays, 3pm; Sundays, 2:30pm. To-Do!: By Samuel Beckett Directed by Ron OJ Parson On a lonely road, beneath a barren tree, two vagabonds wait for a man named Mr. Godot. As the evening unfolds, a desperate, humorous, and unchanging universe is revealed that has delighted and challenged audiences for over half a century. Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson (Seven Guitars) returns to direct this absurdist classic with an all-star cast featuring Court Theatre favorites A.C. Smith, Allen Gilmore, and Alfred Wilson. As elusive as it is illuminating, Wa… Price: $45-65. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: January 15 - February 15, 2015. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Court Theatre 5535 S. Ellis Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 (773) 753-4472. For more info visit www.courttheatre.org.

Airline Highway (Closing Week)

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Author: Lisa D'Amour Directed by: Joe Mantello In anticipation of her birthday, Shelah’s family and friends gather at her home in the Head of Passes—the mysterious shifting marshlands at the mouth of the great Mississippi River. As the guests appear, so do ghosts from the past, and Shelah’s convictions about her life begin to dissolve, along with her home in the Louisiana rain. Ensemble members Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau team up again for this wise, warm world-premiere drama about faith, fami… Soleil's Take: Preview performances occur before opening night. It's just like the regular run, but there may be some kinks still to work out (though you probably won't even notice that). So it's a great way to take advantage of lower prices! Save even more with discount code Soleil with Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014! Price: $49-86. Discounts: 2 for 1 tickets with Discount Code Soleil! Applies to Thursday, Friday and Sunday performances, December 4 - 12, 2014. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: December 4, 2014 - February 8, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit bit.ly.

Waiting for Godot

Theater Matinee: Saturdays, 3pm; Sundays, 2:30pm. To-Do!: By Samuel Beckett Directed by Ron OJ Parson On a lonely road, beneath a barren tree, two vagabonds wait for a man named Mr. Godot. As the evening unfolds, a desperate, humorous, and unchanging universe is revealed that has delighted and challenged audiences for over half a century. Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson (Seven Guitars) returns to direct this absurdist classic with an all-star cast featuring Court Theatre favorites A.C. Smith, Allen Gilmore, and Alfred Wilson. As elusive as it is illuminating, Wa… Price: $45-65. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: January 15 - February 15, 2015. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Court Theatre 5535 S. Ellis Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 (773) 753-4472. For more info visit www.courttheatre.org.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Waiting for Godot

Theater Matinee: Saturdays, 3pm; Sundays, 2:30pm. To-Do!: By Samuel Beckett Directed by Ron OJ Parson On a lonely road, beneath a barren tree, two vagabonds wait for a man named Mr. Godot. As the evening unfolds, a desperate, humorous, and unchanging universe is revealed that has delighted and challenged audiences for over half a century. Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson (Seven Guitars) returns to direct this absurdist classic with an all-star cast featuring Court Theatre favorites A.C. Smith, Allen Gilmore, and Alfred Wilson. As elusive as it is illuminating, Wa… Price: $45-65. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: January 15 - February 15, 2015. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Court Theatre 5535 S. Ellis Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 (773) 753-4472. For more info visit www.courttheatre.org.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Waiting for Godot

Theater Matinee: Saturdays, 3pm; Sundays, 2:30pm. To-Do!: By Samuel Beckett Directed by Ron OJ Parson On a lonely road, beneath a barren tree, two vagabonds wait for a man named Mr. Godot. As the evening unfolds, a desperate, humorous, and unchanging universe is revealed that has delighted and challenged audiences for over half a century. Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson (Seven Guitars) returns to direct this absurdist classic with an all-star cast featuring Court Theatre favorites A.C. Smith, Allen Gilmore, and Alfred Wilson. As elusive as it is illuminating, Wa… Price: $45-65. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: January 15 - February 15, 2015. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Court Theatre 5535 S. Ellis Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 (773) 753-4472. For more info visit www.courttheatre.org.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Friday, February 13, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Waiting for Godot

Theater Matinee: Saturdays, 3pm; Sundays, 2:30pm. To-Do!: By Samuel Beckett Directed by Ron OJ Parson On a lonely road, beneath a barren tree, two vagabonds wait for a man named Mr. Godot. As the evening unfolds, a desperate, humorous, and unchanging universe is revealed that has delighted and challenged audiences for over half a century. Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson (Seven Guitars) returns to direct this absurdist classic with an all-star cast featuring Court Theatre favorites A.C. Smith, Allen Gilmore, and Alfred Wilson. As elusive as it is illuminating, Wa… Price: $45-65. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: January 15 - February 15, 2015. Friday, February 13, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Court Theatre 5535 S. Ellis Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 (773) 753-4472. For more info visit www.courttheatre.org.

Milonga (Global Dance Party): f/ TBD

Party To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: See more Milonga dates! Miscellaneous Info: The Global Dance Party is a Friday series that offers an exciting opportunity for the Old Town School community to experiment with dance styles from around the globe. Each night will feature a dance class at 8:30 PM followed by two hours of dance music by dance bands and DJs. Price: $12. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Friday, February 13, 2015, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. Old Town School of Folk Music Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall 4545 North Lincoln Chicago, Illinois (773) 728-6000. For more info visit www.oldtownschool.org.

Waiting for Godot

Theater Matinee: Saturdays, 3pm; Sundays, 2:30pm. To-Do!: By Samuel Beckett Directed by Ron OJ Parson On a lonely road, beneath a barren tree, two vagabonds wait for a man named Mr. Godot. As the evening unfolds, a desperate, humorous, and unchanging universe is revealed that has delighted and challenged audiences for over half a century. Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson (Seven Guitars) returns to direct this absurdist classic with an all-star cast featuring Court Theatre favorites A.C. Smith, Allen Gilmore, and Alfred Wilson. As elusive as it is illuminating, Wa… Price: $45-65. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: January 15 - February 15, 2015. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Court Theatre 5535 S. Ellis Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 (773) 753-4472. For more info visit www.courttheatre.org.

Waiting for Godot

Theater Matinee: Saturdays, 3pm; Sundays, 2:30pm. To-Do!: By Samuel Beckett Directed by Ron OJ Parson On a lonely road, beneath a barren tree, two vagabonds wait for a man named Mr. Godot. As the evening unfolds, a desperate, humorous, and unchanging universe is revealed that has delighted and challenged audiences for over half a century. Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson (Seven Guitars) returns to direct this absurdist classic with an all-star cast featuring Court Theatre favorites A.C. Smith, Allen Gilmore, and Alfred Wilson. As elusive as it is illuminating, Wa… Price: $45-65. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: January 15 - February 15, 2015. Sunday, February 15, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Court Theatre 5535 S. Ellis Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 (773) 753-4472. For more info visit www.courttheatre.org.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Thursday, February 19, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Friday, February 20, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Milonga (Global Dance Party): f/ TBD

Party To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: See more Milonga dates! Miscellaneous Info: The Global Dance Party is a Friday series that offers an exciting opportunity for the Old Town School community to experiment with dance styles from around the globe. Each night will feature a dance class at 8:30 PM followed by two hours of dance music by dance bands and DJs. Price: $12. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Friday, February 20, 2015, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. Old Town School of Folk Music Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall 4545 North Lincoln Chicago, Illinois (773) 728-6000. For more info visit www.oldtownschool.org.

Polar Adventure Days

Family/Children Limited parking is available for $3, cash only, during Polar Adventure Days. To-Do!: Polar Adventure Days offer families the opportunity to explore Northerly Island and come face-to-face with live animals, engage in winter activities, and create nature-inspired crafts. Participants are encouraged to dress for the weather as events take place both outdoors and inside the visitor center. Take part in the following activities at Polar Adventure Days: See Siberian huskies, wolves, and other live animals Encounter birds of prey from Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation Enjoy music f… Miscellaneous Info: Please call to confirm scheduled activities for Polar Adventure Days as activities are subject to change. For more information, call 312-742-PLAY (7529). Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 24 and February 21, 2014. Saturday, February 21, 2015, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Northerly Island 1400 S. Linn White Dr. Chicago, IL 60605. For more info visit www.chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Chicago Community Cinema: American Denial

Film To-Do!: In American Denial, follow the story of foreign researcher and Nobel Laureate Gunnar Myrdal whose study, An American Dilemma (1944), provided a provocative inquiry into the dissonance between stated beliefs as a society and what is perpetuated and allowed in the name of those beliefs. His inquiry into the United States' racial psyche becomes a lens for modern inquiry into how denial, cognitive dissonance, and unrecognized, unconscious attitudes continue to dominate racial dynamics in American life. Miscellaneous Info: Community Cinema is a groundbreaking public education and civic engagement initiative featuring free monthly screenings of films from the Emmy Award-winning series Independent Lens and other PBS presentations. Community Cinema is on location in more than 95 cities nationally, bringing together leading organizations, community members, and public television stations to learn, discuss, and get involved in key social issues of our time. Price: Free! Saturday, February 21, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Chicago Cultural Center 78 E. Washington St, 2nd Floor North Chicago, Illinois. For more info visit www.cityofchicago.org.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Thursday, February 26, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Friday, February 27, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Milonga (Global Dance Party): f/ TBD

Party To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: See more Milonga dates! Miscellaneous Info: The Global Dance Party is a Friday series that offers an exciting opportunity for the Old Town School community to experiment with dance styles from around the globe. Each night will feature a dance class at 8:30 PM followed by two hours of dance music by dance bands and DJs. Price: $12. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Friday, February 27, 2015, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. Old Town School of Folk Music Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall 4545 North Lincoln Chicago, Illinois (773) 728-6000. For more info visit www.oldtownschool.org.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Thursday, March 5, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Black World Cinema: TBD

Film To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu below to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: View more Black World Cinema dates! Also check out the Black World Cinema blog site and FaceBook Page, both of which have frequently updated content! Miscellaneous Info: Black World Cinema, a showcase of seldom seen classic features and new films from around the world. Black World Cinema presents films by filmmakers that bring us story with compelling content and human dimension seldom presented in mainstream cinema. All screenings are followed by lively discussions moderated by program director Floyd Webb or local filmmakers, writers and directors. Price: $6. Other Times To-Do It: First Thursdays. Thursday, March 5, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Studio Movie Grill Chatham 14 Theaters 210 W 87th Street Chicago, IL. For more info visit blackworldcinema.net.

Cassandra Wilson - Coming Forth By Day: A Celebration of Billie Holiday

Live Music Doors open at 6pm. To-Do!: Cassandra Wilson is a jazz musician, vocalist, songwriter, and producer from Jackson, Mississippi. Described by critic Gary Giddins as “a singer blessed with an unmistakable timbre and attack who has expanded the playing field” by incorporating blues, country and folk music into her work. She began playing piano at six, guitar by the age of twelve and was working as a vocalist by the mid-’70s, singing a wide variety of material. After moving to New York City in the early 80’s, Cassandra met saxophonist S… Price: $25-40. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Thursday, March 5, 2015, 8:00 PM – 11:30 PM. Thalia Hall 1807 S. Allport St. Chicago , IL 60608. For more info visit thaliahallchicago.com.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Friday, March 6, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

MCA's First Fridays: TBD

Art/Exhibit To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: MCA's First Fridays usually offers up some pretty interesting visuals, and a lively crowd. I wouldn't even call this crowd diverse, though, as it will be predominately white. Of course, you can't go wrong when Wolfgang Puck is catering! Miscellaneous Info: Happy hour takes on a new meaning with First Fridays at the MCA. Relax after a long workweek with a cash bar featuring Absolut Vodka specialty drinks and free Wolfgang Puck appetizers. Enjoy live music from local DJs, the world’s only iMac G5 digital dating bar, and creation stations right within our open galleries. Each month features an up-and-coming Chicago artist in a preview of the latest 12 x 12: New Artists/New Work exhibition. Keep the festivities going at our after-parties at Chicago’s newest and h… Price: $18; Advance, $14; Members, $10. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets. Venue Info: Parking? In the Gold Coast?!?! $4 discounted parking is available, but 4 bucks off of $34 is like taking a tablespoon of sand of the beach. Okay, it's not that expensive, but you ought to consider public transportation, cab or jitney (pack a bunch of folks in your car and charge them $1 each). Friday, March 6, 2015, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Chicago, Illinois (312) 280-2660. For more info visit www.mcachicago.org.

Milonga (Global Dance Party): f/ TBD

Party To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: See more Milonga dates! Miscellaneous Info: The Global Dance Party is a Friday series that offers an exciting opportunity for the Old Town School community to experiment with dance styles from around the globe. Each night will feature a dance class at 8:30 PM followed by two hours of dance music by dance bands and DJs. Price: $12. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Friday, March 6, 2015, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. Old Town School of Folk Music Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall 4545 North Lincoln Chicago, Illinois (773) 728-6000. For more info visit www.oldtownschool.org.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Thursday, March 12, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Friday, March 13, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Milonga (Global Dance Party): f/ TBD

Party To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: See more Milonga dates! Miscellaneous Info: The Global Dance Party is a Friday series that offers an exciting opportunity for the Old Town School community to experiment with dance styles from around the globe. Each night will feature a dance class at 8:30 PM followed by two hours of dance music by dance bands and DJs. Price: $12. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Friday, March 13, 2015, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. Old Town School of Folk Music Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall 4545 North Lincoln Chicago, Illinois (773) 728-6000. For more info visit www.oldtownschool.org.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray (Closing Week)

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray (Closing Week)

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray (Closing Week)

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Thursday, March 19, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray (Closing Week)

Art/Exhibit Exhibit closes at 7pm on Thursdays. To-Do!: The first in this series of exhibitions features Greg Bray, an artist who works primarily in painting, collage and assemblage. Through these mediums and the continued evolution of his technique, Bray is able to relay the stories of his life experiences, including the daily happenings just outside of his doorstep in Grand Crossing where he has lived and had a studio since 1986. Finding inspiration in the futurist, cubist, afrofuturist and early muralist movements of the twentieth century, Bray uses texture,… Miscellaneous Info: Flex Exhibitions are a series of spotlights featuring emerging and mid-career artists in Washington Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Price: Free! Other Times To-Do It: January 16 - March 20, 2015. Friday, March 20, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Boulevard Chicago, IL. For more info visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Milonga (Global Dance Party): f/ TBD

Party To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: See more Milonga dates! Miscellaneous Info: The Global Dance Party is a Friday series that offers an exciting opportunity for the Old Town School community to experiment with dance styles from around the globe. Each night will feature a dance class at 8:30 PM followed by two hours of dance music by dance bands and DJs. Price: $12. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Friday, March 20, 2015, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. Old Town School of Folk Music Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall 4545 North Lincoln Chicago, Illinois (773) 728-6000. For more info visit www.oldtownschool.org.

Milonga (Global Dance Party): f/ TBD

Party To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: See more Milonga dates! Miscellaneous Info: The Global Dance Party is a Friday series that offers an exciting opportunity for the Old Town School community to experiment with dance styles from around the globe. Each night will feature a dance class at 8:30 PM followed by two hours of dance music by dance bands and DJs. Price: $12. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Friday, March 27, 2015, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. Old Town School of Folk Music Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall 4545 North Lincoln Chicago, Illinois (773) 728-6000. For more info visit www.oldtownschool.org.

Black World Cinema: TBD

Film To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu below to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: View more Black World Cinema dates! Also check out the Black World Cinema blog site and FaceBook Page, both of which have frequently updated content! Miscellaneous Info: Black World Cinema, a showcase of seldom seen classic features and new films from around the world. Black World Cinema presents films by filmmakers that bring us story with compelling content and human dimension seldom presented in mainstream cinema. All screenings are followed by lively discussions moderated by program director Floyd Webb or local filmmakers, writers and directors. Price: $6. Other Times To-Do It: First Thursdays. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Studio Movie Grill Chatham 14 Theaters 210 W 87th Street Chicago, IL. For more info visit blackworldcinema.net.

MCA's First Fridays: TBD

Art/Exhibit To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: MCA's First Fridays usually offers up some pretty interesting visuals, and a lively crowd. I wouldn't even call this crowd diverse, though, as it will be predominately white. Of course, you can't go wrong when Wolfgang Puck is catering! Miscellaneous Info: Happy hour takes on a new meaning with First Fridays at the MCA. Relax after a long workweek with a cash bar featuring Absolut Vodka specialty drinks and free Wolfgang Puck appetizers. Enjoy live music from local DJs, the world’s only iMac G5 digital dating bar, and creation stations right within our open galleries. Each month features an up-and-coming Chicago artist in a preview of the latest 12 x 12: New Artists/New Work exhibition. Keep the festivities going at our after-parties at Chicago’s newest and h… Price: $18; Advance, $14; Members, $10. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets. Venue Info: Parking? In the Gold Coast?!?! $4 discounted parking is available, but 4 bucks off of $34 is like taking a tablespoon of sand of the beach. Okay, it's not that expensive, but you ought to consider public transportation, cab or jitney (pack a bunch of folks in your car and charge them $1 each). Friday, April 3, 2015, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Chicago, Illinois (312) 280-2660. For more info visit www.mcachicago.org.

Milonga (Global Dance Party): f/ TBD

Party To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: See more Milonga dates! Miscellaneous Info: The Global Dance Party is a Friday series that offers an exciting opportunity for the Old Town School community to experiment with dance styles from around the globe. Each night will feature a dance class at 8:30 PM followed by two hours of dance music by dance bands and DJs. Price: $12. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Friday, April 3, 2015, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. Old Town School of Folk Music Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall 4545 North Lincoln Chicago, Illinois (773) 728-6000. For more info visit www.oldtownschool.org.

Milonga (Global Dance Party): f/ TBD

Party To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: See more Milonga dates! Miscellaneous Info: The Global Dance Party is a Friday series that offers an exciting opportunity for the Old Town School community to experiment with dance styles from around the globe. Each night will feature a dance class at 8:30 PM followed by two hours of dance music by dance bands and DJs. Price: $12. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Friday, April 10, 2015, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. Old Town School of Folk Music Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall 4545 North Lincoln Chicago, Illinois (773) 728-6000. For more info visit www.oldtownschool.org.

Milonga (Global Dance Party): f/ TBD

Party To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: See more Milonga dates! Miscellaneous Info: The Global Dance Party is a Friday series that offers an exciting opportunity for the Old Town School community to experiment with dance styles from around the globe. Each night will feature a dance class at 8:30 PM followed by two hours of dance music by dance bands and DJs. Price: $12. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Friday, April 17, 2015, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. Old Town School of Folk Music Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall 4545 North Lincoln Chicago, Illinois (773) 728-6000. For more info visit www.oldtownschool.org.

Milonga (Global Dance Party): f/ TBD

Party To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: See more Milonga dates! Miscellaneous Info: The Global Dance Party is a Friday series that offers an exciting opportunity for the Old Town School community to experiment with dance styles from around the globe. Each night will feature a dance class at 8:30 PM followed by two hours of dance music by dance bands and DJs. Price: $12. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Friday, April 24, 2015, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. Old Town School of Folk Music Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall 4545 North Lincoln Chicago, Illinois (773) 728-6000. For more info visit www.oldtownschool.org.