1. ALICIA KEYS
Move over, Rihanna. With five No. 1 albums and 14 Grammy Awards, the R&B powerhouse brings her Set the World on Fire tour to the United Center.
2. BACH MASS
Riccardo Muti returns to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to conduct Bach’s epic Mass in B Minor in four performances.
3. EMILY SEVERANCE
Slow gallery continues its streak of bizarre but fascinating art with crocheted walkers and original poetry from the New Mexico–based artist.
4. SPECTATOR SPORTS
There’s plenty to cheer about at this Museum of Contemporary Photography show that captures the connection between fans and athletes.
5. PAL JOEY
Catch this Rodgers and Hart musical, about a nightclub performer scheming to score his own club, at Porchlight Music Theatre.