Stories by Michael Izquierdo

(Photo provided Midwest SOARRING Foundation)

5 Things to Do This Weekend: Nov. 11 - 13

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month festivites, special screenings of the Godfather and more usher in the weekend. Here are 5 things to do in and around Chicago.

Photo by Norm Timonera

5 Things to Do This Weekend: Nov. 4 - 6

Hot cocoa runs, Black, LGBTQ+ and Native American film festivals and more fun surprises usher in the weekend. Here are 5 things to do in and around Chicago.

(Photo courtesy of MMSI)

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 21 - 23

Miniature sculptures, Beetlejuice pop-up experiences, record fairs and more fun surprises usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

(Photo courtesy of The Slow and Low: Chicago Lowrider Festival)

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 14 - 16

Chicago's International Film Festival, glass pumpkins, lowriding and more fun surprises usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

(Photo courtesy of Collaboration)

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 6 - 9

Black film festival, scarecrows, wine tastings and more fun surprises usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

(Photo courtesy of Dean Paul / Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater)

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 29 - Oct. 2

Skaters, wings, art walks and more fun surprises usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

(Photo courtesy of Pilsen Fest)

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 15-18

Alternative music, jazz music, taco festivals, block parties and more fun surprises usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

 (Credit: Printers Row Lit Fest)

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 9-11

American folk music, monarch butterfly migration, Ted Talks and more fun surprises usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

Chicago Dance Crash. (Credit: Ashley Deran)

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 1-5

Icelandic and Polish food, jazz and electronic music and more fun surprises usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

(Courtesy Taste of Greektown)

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Aug. 25-28

Guitar collectors, film noir, doughnut races and Bechdel-Wallace-inspired short plays usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

(Courtesy Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events)

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Aug. 18-21

Rare coins, blues music, barbecued meats and Latin American music usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.