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Things to do in Chicago today

The day's best things to do in Chicago—including free and cheap activities, concerts, screenings, shows, parties and more. It's your social emergency savior.

Photograph: Matthew Bowie
One of the iconic views of the Chicago skyline from Willis Tower.

Looking for something to do this evening? Have a friend coming into town who wants to see the sights? You're in luck, because Chicago is a city filled with attractions and things to do (including some that cost absolutely nothing). Seize the moment with our list of today's best concerts, shows, activities and more.

Jackie

Commandingly complex, Natalie Portman triumphs in a real-life story pitched at an unthinkable moment of national tragedy

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Office Christmas Party

The jokes are tired, but Jennifer Aniston and Kate McKinnon just about keep this lackluster workplace comedy watchable

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Miss Sloane

Jessica Chastain rolls up her sleeves and gets tough as a D.C. lobbyist with hidden sympathies

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Lion

In this uneven drama, a wayward child survives homelessness to be adopted into wealth, but his past haunts him

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The Eyes of My Mother

Dreamlike and terrifying, Nicolas Pesce's debut suggests a filmmaker who knows his horror classics intimately

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Moana

Disney continues its winning streak with this big-hearted musical about a young woman fighting to protect her community

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Bad Santa 2

An inferior sequel to the classic comedy about a cursing, drinking, criminally minded Santa, it's this season's lump of coal

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Allied

Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard lack chemistry in this watchable old-fashioned WWII romantic thriller

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Rules Don't Apply

Warren Beatty's strange star turn as legendary eccentric Howard Hughes is the most fascinating element of a story we've heard too often

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3 comments
Stephanie L
Stephanie L

I'm visiting from San Diego with my husband and found something we will both like to do! Thank you for the informative calendar!

Leo M
Leo M

To Hank, Now we know what the A stands for Hank.

Hank A
Hank A

Really....you can only tell me one thing to do today, May 16th in Chicago, DOH!!!  


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