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Chicago Arts: Art Scene in Chicago

  • Hot Tix—Half-price tickets for Chicago-area shows with two booth locations: 72 E. Randolph and 163 E. Pearson; many of the tickets can be purchased on the website
  • Goldstar—National discounter offers an excellent Chicago inventory, much of it at half-price

Chicago is the center of American culture, both geographically and intellectually. Home of Frank Lloyd Wright, Carl Sandburg, Studs Terkel, Judy Chicago, David Mamet, Tracy Letts, William Petersen, and Oprah Winfrey, the Windy City is a constant exhibit of the best that America can be, especially in the arts.

Chicago Arts Information

  • Chicago—One of the best city mags in the country. Sharp writing, attractive layout, and a quick breeze to find the strongest recommendations
  • Chicago Reader—Free weekly alternative newspaper with an excellent arts-news section and insightful reviews
  • Chicago Sun Times—Home to Roger Ebert
  • Chicago Tribune—Largest daily newspaper in the Chicago metropolitan area
  • TimeOut Chicago—Chi-Town’s edition of the respected arts and entertainment weekly magazine. Very comprehensive
  • Center Stage—Chicago’s original city guide and still one of the best
  • League of Chicago Theatres—Comprehensive listings and info on Chicago theater.