Thirsty Ears Festival
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This year’s lineup includes: Grant Park Music Festival String Quartet, Chicago Composers Orchestra, an hour-long presentation of modern silent films projected onto an inflatable, 25-foot-wide screen accompanied by freshly-composed scores performed live, and an interactive, ‘type-along’ performance of Terry Riley's avant-garde 1964 composition, "In C" with laptop computers. Families can enjoy spirited storytime sessions complete with improvised, live music by The Lucky Trikes and the Traveling Lab of discovery and creativity, The WTTW Big Ideas Van.