After cancelling shows and closing theaters due to COVID last year, Chicago has reopened this fall.
The Lyric Opera is back as well as Chicago Shakespeare, Goodman Theatre and Broadway in Chicago. So come enjoy live theater.
But while in town check out the Chicago International Film Festival Oct 13-24.
Begun in 1964 by filmmaker and graphic artist Michael Kutza it promotes diverse subjects and filmmakers.
If in town Oct. 13 try to snag a ticket for the 7 p.m. showing of the French Dispatch or Halloween Kills at 10 p.m., both at the Music Box Theatre.
Or at 7 p.m. go to the Chitown Movies drive-in to see The Velvet Underground. For more film-fest showings visit the presenting organization’s Cinema Chicago – Upcoming Events Calendar and look at the Filmfestt Guide for kickoff ideas.