8/5/16- 9/1/16 From August 5 through September 1, the Gene Siskel Film Center presents the 22nd Annual Black Harvest Film Festival, celebrating the best in contemporary independent filmmaking exploring the stories, images, heritage, and history of the black experience in the U.S. and around the world. Encounters with filmmakers are the festival’s pride and joy, and this year we present more filmmaker appearances than ever, with more than forty scheduled as we go to press. Click here for more information!
Wednesday, September 14 – 8pm Hannibal Buress returns to The Chicago Theatre on Wednesday, September 14 with The Hannibal Montanabal Experience. Hannibal Buress is a wildly popular Emmy and WGA Award nominated comedian, writer and actor who is a favorite of fans and critics on big and small screens alike. With appearances in a variety of hit TV shows and feature films under his belt, three hour standup specials, and The New York Times lauding him as one of the most "supremely gifted and respected" comics around, Hannibal is emerging as a comedy superstar. Click here for more information!
Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 7:30pm A mad dash of 30 fingers over 176 keys, a tidal wave of notes, a floor keyboard. How can the music of Stravinsky, Gershwin, Poulenc, Michael Jackson and Coldplay coexist within the same concert? Anderson and Roe, called “the most dynamic piano duo of this generation,” and award-winning piano prodigy Clayton Stephenson will provide the answers in this star-studded, piano-centric concert that will push the instrument to the absolute limit. Click here for more information!
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16TH (TICKETS ARE GOOD STARTING ON MONYDA, SEPTEMBER 16TH THROUGH THE RUN OF THE FILMS ENGAGMENT – VALID AT AMC THEATRES) A group of college students venture into the Black Hills Forest in Maryland to uncover the mysteries surrounding the disappearance of James’ sister who many believe is connected to the legend of the Blair Witch. At first the group is hopeful, especially when a pair of locals offer to act as guides through the dark and winding woods, but as the endless night wears on, the group is visited by a menacing presence. Slowly, they begin to realize the legend is all too real and more sinister than they could have imagined. Click here to enter!