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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.

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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.

Photo Credit: Mark Hill
Movies, Comedy

Stuber

Wit takes a back seat in this grueling Uber-based action-comedy

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Photo: Jonathan Prime / Universal
Movies, Comedy

Yesterday

There’s a lot that’s mind-bendingly corny about this peppy “what-if?” musical comedy

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Photo: Dan McFadden / Warner Bros.
Movies, Horror

Annabelle Comes Home

You can tell from the sluggish, mostly dull Annabelle Comes Home that the Warrens have seen it all. 

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Photo: Eric Milner
Movies, Horror

Child's Play

What could have been a fan-savvy update reveals itself to be a plastic retread

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Movies, Action and adventure

Dark Phoenix

The farewell to the current incarnation of the X-Men franchise never quite catches fire

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Movies, Drama

Rocketman

The Elton John biopic reinvents the movie musical with a blast of raw energy

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