April 8-10 – Chicago Magazine

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1. Art over the water

CHICAGO EXPO made his return. After going on hiatus in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the acclaimed contemporary art event is back. The exhibit, which the website says “served as the site of the Americas’ first international art fair,” will feature 140 exhibitors at Navy Pier. Until April 10. expochicago.com

2. Something for movie buffs

The Music Box celebrates the impressive work of David Lynch. The theater organized David Lynch: A Complete Retrospective – The Return, showcasing his expansive filmography. So if you’re in the mood to review blue velvet or lost highway on the big screen, head to the Music Box. Until April 14. musicboxtheatre.com

3. Mangia, Mangia

Chicago Restaurant Week is here! Support local restaurants and rediscover some of the many reasons Chicago is such an amazing food city. Enjoy at participating restaurants such as Beatrix, Bayan Ko and Chicago Oyster House. Until April 10. choosechicago.com

4. Stretch it

One way to experience “Immersive Van Gogh” is to stroll through the exhibit, soaking up the sunflowers and thick brushstrokes among the crowd of art lovers. Another is to take a yoga class inside the exhibition. the Gogh with Lifeway Kefir Immersive Yoga experience invites participants to take a yoga class with the art of Van Gogh as a backdrop. People can buy individual tickets as well as yoga passes. Until May 28. vangoghchicago.com

5. Spirited Away

For agave and art lovers, this event may be a perfect fit. The exhibition Agave!, which includes agave fiber artwork, celebrates its final weekend at the Epiphany Center for the Arts in the West Loop. Agave! features works by Mexican and American artists, displayed in the 19th century Church of the Epiphany. April 9. epiphanychi.com

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