Looking for something to do today? You will not want to miss these great events taking place this weekend, showcasing the wide array of talents and artistic creativity in Chicago!
Artropolis Chicago, running through Monday, May 2nd. This annual event takes place at Chicago’s’ Merchandise Mart, celebrating the very best in national and international art, antiques, and culture. Check out the website for special events and discussions. www.artropolischicago.org
NEXT 2011, tonight only! This annual series put on by Mordine & Co. Dance Theater, a 42-year old Chicago modern dance company, features a new work by the company, LifeSpeak, a revival of Illuminations, local guest artists Lucy Vurusic and Michael Estanich of Re|Dance, and Alitra Cartman, the 2011 recipient of the Mordine & Co. Emerging Artist Mentoring Program. Tonight at 8pm at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts. More info at www.mordine.org.
Chicago Improv Festival, features 65 comedy shows across 10 Chicago theaters! This great festival, in its 14th year features the best in comedy from the city, on the national level, and international acts. Get your laugh on through tomorrow! www.chicagoimprovfestival.org
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