Lyric Opera of Chicago: "My Fair Lady"

Lisa O'Hare and Richard E. Grant in Lyric Opera of Chicago's My Fair Lady (Photo by Todd Rosenberg Photography.)

This weekend, the Chicago Humanities Festival, a new exhibit at Anne Loucks Gallery and “My Fair Lady” at Lyric Opera of Chicago all open. Plus, shop an annual spring market and take part in a fitness class for a cause.

An Evening With Marie Kondo

Things to Do in Chicago: Chicago Humanities Festival

Logo courtesy of Chicago Humanities Festival.

April 28

Chicago Humanities Festival’s Springfest/17 kicks off this weekend with a sold-out conversation featuring Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant and an event featuring Marie Kondo, author of “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.” And don’t miss Keeping Our Water Safe on Saturday, April 29. Make It Better is a proud media sponsor of these events.

Victoria Adams and Leslie Wu: Still Shores

Things to Do in Chicago: Victoria Adams and Leslie Wu: Still Shores at Anne Loucks Gallery

Victoria Adams, “A Moment in Time,” oil on canvas, 36 x 36 in.

Opens April 28

The newest exhibit at Anne Loucks Gallery will feature 24 paintings from Victoria Adams and Leslie Wu. Meet the artists at an Opening Reception on April 28 from 5-7 p.m.

“My Fair Lady”

Things to Do in Chicago: "My Fair Lady" at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Lisa O’Hare (Photo by Todd Rosenberg Photography.)

Opens April 28

The latest production in Lyric Opera’s American Musical Initiative opens this weekend and will star Richard E. Grant, Lisa O’Hare, Bryce Pinkham and Nicholas Le Prevost. Before you go, get to know O’Hare with our Q&A.

One of a Kind Show

Things to Do in Chicago: One of a Kind Spring Show

Photo courtesy of One of a Kind Show.

April 28-30

Shop for Mother’s Day or treat yourself at this market featuring 300 artisans, plus food, entertainment and spring programming. You’ll find everything from accessories and bath products to paper goods and sculptures.

charityWERQ Event for BBBS with Haley Stone

April 29

WERQ for a cause this weekend with Haley Stone. Register today for this class and 100 percent of proceeds will be donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters.