5 Things to do this Weekend: Jan 14

Winter is here with new and varied ways for you to explore around town and online. Here’s a round-up of five activities that we found most interesting this week.

Don’t forget: limited capacities and vaccination requirements apply at many venues. Please check the details and for any updates before finalizing your plans!

Witness an Epic Game

Head to the United Center for a battle between two of the hottest teams in the NBA as the Chicago Bulls take on the Golden State Warriors. Both teams are first in their respective conferences, so you won’t want to miss this epic showdown!

Date: Fri, Jan 14
Time: 7:00 pm
Cost: Tickets From $162
Location: The United Center, 1901 W Madison St
More Info: ticketnetwork.com

Practice Your Snaps

Plan a trip to the Green Mill Jazz Club on Sunday night for a classic poetry slam – which happens to be Chicago’s longest running show. Don’t miss the live band, spirited competition, and impressive talent that flocks to this world-famous slam contest.

Date: Sun, Jan 16
Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Cost: $7
Location: Green Mill Jazz Club, 4802 North Broadway Ave
More Info: greenmilljazz.com

Embrace the Sound of Ukulele

Don’t miss the chance to see one of the most influential Hawaiian musicians in concert this weekend at The Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall. Featuring George Kahumoku Jr., multiple Grammy-winner and master slack key guitarist, alongside other talented musicians, this concert promises a night to remember.

Date: Fri, Jan 14
Time: 8:00 pm
Cost: $27
Location: Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall, 4544 N Lincoln Ave
More Info: oldtownschool.org

Take a Trip to Oklahoma!

See a production of the iconic Oklahoma! this weekend- but in a whole new light! This classic Broadway show tells the story of community and the frontier life that shaped America as we know it.

Date: Fri, Jan 14 – Sun, Jan 16
Time: Fri at 7:30 pm, Sat at 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm, Sun at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm
Cost: From $33
Location: CIBC Theatre, 18 W Monroe St
More Info: oklahomabroadway.com

Virtual: Bring History to Life

Ditch your coat and enjoy a night of history from your own home. Discover the “Drawn to Combat Virtual Tour” from the Pritzker Military Museum and Library, which showcases the life and work of political cartoonist Bill Mauldin.

Cost: $7
Location: Online
More Info: pmmlshop.org