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(Courtesy of Wicker Park Fest)

Coming up: Chicago Air and Water Show, Little Italy Festa Taylor Street, Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest, Ukrainian Days Festival, Windy City West Indian Carnival, Sangria Festival, Pilsen Fest, Vintage Days and more.

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Two Chicago bands get ready to bring the noise this weekend when they make their debuts at the Pitchfork Music Festival.

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The pop-up is scheduled to open in August and offer Chicago art aficionados and selfie enthusiasts a chance to see one of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s reality-bending “infinity rooms.”

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Navy Pier summer fireworks in 2011. (Michael Mayer / Flickr)

Update: Due to storms Wednesday, a number of fireworks displays originally set for July 4 have been rescheduled. Get the latest details.

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We take you on a visit to the west suburban forest under the watchful eye of six suspicious – and sizable – trolls.

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(Carl Ankrum)

A new program for teenagers lets them explore the arts in Chicago for just $5. Learn more about the Teen Arts Pass. 

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2017 Chicago Blues Festival in Millennium Park (Photo credit: City of Chicago, DCASE)

The annual Grant Park Music Festival kicks off Wednesday. The free concert series is just one way to see music under the stars in Pritzker Pavilion. See the full summer 2018 concert lineup.

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Lincoln Yards artist’s rendering (Courtesy Sterling Bay)

A former industrial corridor along the North Branch of the Chicago River could be turned in to the city’s newest entertainment district. Rock critic Jim DeRogatis sounds a warning.

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(Courtesy of Dave Park)

Memorial Day is synonymous with grilling. In anticipation of the long weekend of cooking out with friends and family, Chicago Tonight asked local chefs for their favorite Memorial Day recipes. Dig in!

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As the weather gets nicer, Chicagoans and tourists are expected to flock to an increasingly popular destination: the Chicago River and attractions along its main branch. But has it become too congested?

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(Courtesy City of Chicago, DCASE)

Highlights of this year’s free outdoor movie series include Oscar nominees “Get Out” and “Coco,” plus the iconic 2000 music movie “High Fidelity.” Check out the full 2018 schedule.

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Chicago has a style of magic? It does. We check out a North Side lounge that aims to recreate the spirit of Chicago-style close-up magic.

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A common musk turtle (Colin Osborn / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

We meet some rare and remarkable critters that are part of this weekend’s annual Reptile Fest.

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A new PBS program features stories of people coming together across ideological divides. We speak with “American Creed” director Sam Ball.

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Belly dancing Wookiees, a magical scavenger hunt, New Year’s Day bike ride and a massive blanket fort party usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

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From the quirky coming-of-age story “Lady Bird” to the latest in the Star Wars saga, we have some holiday movie reviews.