Lollapalooza headliners and lineup
Paul McCartney, Metallica, Florence + The Machine and Sam Smith headline the 11th annual Lolla Chicago
Ranking every Pitchfork lineup
See which year made the grade as we looked back on Chicago's favorite hipster fest
March events calendar
Spring is almost here (maybe?) and St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner
This week's top events
Wicker Collective Warehouse Sale
The Wicker Collective, a consortium of more than a dozen boutiques in Wicker Park, is having a spring cleaning warehouse sale. Vendors, including Milk...
Neighborhoods of the World
Every Sunday at Navy Pier, Neighborhoods of the World showcases cultures around Chicago with live music, authentic cuisine, dance performances and art. This...
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day and get ready for the (eventual) end of the winter
Embark on an Easter egg hunt, nerd out at C2E2 and enjoy April in the city
Summer is just around the corner and we've put together your celebration itinerary
Summer is finally here. Time to have some fun in the sun
Upcoming Chicago festivals
Macy's Flower Show
Find bouquets, finely manicured gardens and more at this annual spring event at Macy's.
International Quilt Festival
Hundreds of vendors selling hundreds of quilts, fabrics, supplies, gifts, and anything else related to quilting can be found at the International Quilt Festival. The fest sets down for a three-day run that also includes mixed-media classes and an open studio where four artists will be working on individual projects simulanteously for observation.
Chicago Latino Film Festival
In its 31st year, the venerable Latino Film Fest offers a wide selection of features, documentaries and shorts from throughout the Spanish-speaking world. For a full schedule of screenings, check out the festival's website.
Chicago Improv Festival
The 18th annual Chicago Improv Festival celebrates the art of "yes, and..." with a week of off-the-cuff performances at various venues, featuring local talent as well as national performers.
Concerts in Chicago
His 2012 memoir candidly told tales of mental institutions and drug addiction, and he has onstage force as dark and bawdy as it is wily.
Whirled News Tonight
This weekly winner deserves its prime-time slot. Scenes are based on articles that audience members clip from the dailies and post to the wall.
The top Chicago music festivals
Chicago's largest summer music festival takes over Grant Park with big acts and even bigger porta-potty lines
Pitchfork Music Festival
Union Park turns into a hipster paradise at this indie-leaning summer festival
A sea of bros in neon tank tops flock to this massive EDM festival in Soldier Field
The punks invade Humboldt Park at this sprawling rock festival on the city's Northwest Side
Do your Labor Day plans include jam bands, hip-hop acts, DJs and glow sticks? You're probably a Coastie