Katy Perry performing during her Prismatic World Tour (2014-15).

Coming up

Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour

Experience the sensory explosion of eye-popping theatrics and infectious pop tracks from one of today's most captivating performers. This not-to-be-missed spectacle features hit after hit and delivers the excitement of the live Katy Perry experience.

Firsthand: Homeless


Dan’s journey to homelessness started about 12 years ago after eviction from his suburban home. The streets of downtown Chicago soon became his new home, but navigating life on the streets has been challenging. 


Latino Voices

Pilsen’s La Tiendita Connects Families in Need to Free Clothing, Necessities

The free shop is located inside a Chicago Public Schools Parent University, which offers classes and workshops on topics like financial literacy, career development and more.

Clothing on racks.


Celebrate Women’s History Month Programming on WTTW

Celebrate with programming that highlights the achievements women have made in politics, civil rights, art, literature, science, and more. 

Helena Bonham Carter as Noele "Nolly" Gordon. Credit: Quay Street Productions and MASTERPIECE.

For parents

Parenting Hacks That Help Children Become Problem Solvers

Parenting is a wonderful and important job, but it’s also really tough — and there’s no manual!

Lyla and family.
A close-up of the statute above Chicago's Board of Trade building

Arts & Entertainment

Navy Pier’s New Flyover Experience Offers an Exhilarating View of Chicago’s Beauty

Utilizing footage captured by a drone, flight members swoop through iconic landmarks in seats engineered to feel every dip and dive of the ride, just as if you were on a rollercoaster.

A blue eye made up of lights and lines


What to Watch in March

NOVA explores AI, a two-part series delves into Dante and his Inferno, new dramas premiere alongside the return of Call the Midwife, and more. 

A tent stands in a park under trees next to a fence


The Drive to Reduce Homelessness Takes Center Stage in Chicago

For much of the past decade, homelessness in Chicago has been a persistent, but largely hidden, crisis.

Side by side images of lilliput mussels and invasive zebra mussels being held in someone's hand

Science & Nature

Invasive Dupes, Part 4: Two Tiny Mussels, One Big Difference

In honor of National Invasive Species Awareness Week, we’re posting daily “dupes” — invasives that can easily be confused with native species. Today we’re featuring two tiny freshwater mussels that couldn’t have less in common.

Father and daughter making art.

For parents

How Black Art Can Spark Conversations With Children

Get inspired and learn about Black history through the work of artists and illustrators. The arts in general, and Black art in particular, can help children resist race-based negativity, giving them the strength, confidence and self-assurance that will help protect them from racial injustices for years to come.

Geoffrey Baer


The River Tour is Coming!

Geoffrey Baer loves sharing the best of this beautiful city, so join him live March 6 for The Chicago River Tour to experience his classic view of Chicago. Public media requires public support, so please join us and do your part to keep WTTW strong!

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