Enjoy winter with new experiences to make your season bright! From cultural opportunities through food and festivals, to adventures in the arts, to exploring new areas and shops, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a round-up of five activities this weekend that we think you will love!
Be Like Harry & Meghan with The Kingdom Choir!
You probably saw The Kingdom Choir sing their iconic rendition of “Stand by Me” at Harry and Meghan’s Royal Wedding. Now, you can see them in person in Chicago! Their spiritual, gospel-style music will bring joy all the way to the rafters of the Harris Theater, so buy your ticket to enjoy the show.
Date: March 3
Location: Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph St
More info: loopchicago.com
See a World Premiere Play at Shattered Globe Theatre
Shattered Globe Theatre is presenting Radial Gradient by Grace Dolezal-Ng at Theater Wit. This world premiere play tells the story of three women who challenge the idea of complicity in the face of racism at a liberal arts university. Don’t miss this one-act play before it closes next weekend.
Date: Closes March 11
Location: Theater Wit, 1229 W Belmont Ave
More info: sgtheatre.org
Seeing Music in the Murals of Greektown
Greektown has a new outdoor art exhibit on display this Spring… My Painted Lyre: Seeing Music in Chicago’s Greektown. Pick up a coffee from Artopolis and go for a stroll down Halsted Street to see 26 vibrant, three-dimensional artworks. This runs all Spring, so find a nice morning to see them all.
Date: Runs until May 10
Time: All Hours
Location: Halsted St, from Monroe St to Van Buren St
More info: choosechicago.com
Root for the Blackhawks at the United Center
Head to the United Center this weekend for a hockey battle between our hometown Blackhawks and the Nashville Predators. The Blackhawks need our support as we try to get a W against the division rivals.
Date: March 4
Location: United Center, 1901 W Madison St
More info: unitedcenter.com
Get a Ticket to See the Best Picture Oscar Nominees
Regal Cinemas want to help all cinephiles see the Best Picture Nominee films this year. They are offering $6 tickets to the 10 films the Oscars have dubbed the best of the year. From the quietly affecting “Women Talking” to the bombastic heartfelt “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” these films run the gamut of genre and style. You don’t have to break the bank to check them out, so snag a ticket (or 10!) today.
Date: Starts March 3
Time: Various Showtimes
Location: Regal Cinemas
More info: chicagoonthecheap.com