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A Red Orchid Theatre’s 21st Anniversary Gala with Michael Shannon

River NorthThis weekend A Red Orchid Theatre (AROT) is celebrating its 21st annual gala at The Underground and together with Rockit Ranch Productions will raise awareness and funds to keep the “house lights” on...

MULTI-AWARD WINNING ZOM-COM MUSICAL OF THE LIVING DEAD CLOSES FINAL WEEKEND WITH SPECIAL “DOUBLE TAP” PERFORMANCE AT STAGE 773

LakeviewCHICAGO – The Cowardly Scarecrow Theatre Company, INC is thrilled to announce the craziest performance in Musical of the Living Dead history - Two casts in the same performance - Musical of the...

Toast The 1960s’ Glamorous Side With A Cocktail Centric Soirée

The Local Tourist and The Drinkingbird invite Chicagoans to celebrate the glamorous side of the 1960s with cocktails and a swanky Sixties Soirée.  The cocktail centric event will take place Thursday...

Chicago's Last Minute Halloween Night Party Guide

Chicago, Downtown, Lakeview, North, Near North, River NorthThe parade of ghoulish characters and sexy nurses is almost over but into the bar says it's closing time, here is your last minute party guide to Halloween night in Chicago.    American Junkie,...
Live. Love. Life.

Live. Love. Life. - Alice In Hulaland Part 3

DowntownThis Saturday tantalize your eyes, ears and imagination for a great cause.  Live. Love. Life. - Alice In Hulaland Part 3 will be a fun night of fashion and philanthropy where storybook fantasy meets...

ABSOLUT Chicago Day Was Better than Budweiser in the Bleachers

Chicago, Downtown, Near North, River North, West Loop, Near WestWhen ABSOLUT announced their newest limited edition ABSOLUT Chicago, the internet ran rampant with harsh speculation about what Chicago tastes like. Thankfully the booze pundits were wrong and the...

Dim Sum in the Dark at Sunda

This Thursday Sunda in River North is hosting an upscale evening of Dim Sum in the Dark, a good reminder that Halloween is more than just scantily clad costumes and booze filled witches’ brew. The...

Roadhouse 66: Down But Not Out

Chicago, Downtown, Lakeview, WrigleyvilleIt’s not often that we read about a three alarm fire in Wrigleyville, but this weekend one of them took down Roadhouse 66 on Clark Street. The fire started at the neighboring hookah shop and quickly...

Rockit Burger Bar’s First Annual Whiskeyfest

Chicago, Downtown, Lakeview, WrigleyvilleRockit knows how to make a host “fest” and they’re at it again with the First Annual Whiskeyfest on Friday, November 8th (7-9pm) at Rockit Burger Bar in Wrigleyville.  Hosted by Marker’s Mark’s...

Chicago’s Halloween Parties Guide

Gold Coast, Lakeview, North, Bucktown | Wicker Park, Wrigleyville, Near North, Northwest, River NorthFiguring out your Halloween costume is only half the battle. The other half is figuring out where to show it off. If you haven’t figured out your Halloween party situation, don’t worry, you still...

Celebrate Absolut Chicago Day

Chicago, Downtown, Near North, River NorthThis Thursday Absolut is celebrating the new limited edition Absolut Chicago with a day full of boozy activities Absolut Chicago Day. The day includes a Bloody Brunch (11am-1pm), a Twitter scavenger...
Mary Wilson Holiday Spectacular Featuring Special Guests The Four Tops

The Magic Of Motown Will Light Up The Holiday Season

DowntownLiving legends will take you on a journey through Motown favorites and holiday classics duriing the Mary Wilson Holiday Spectacular Featuring Special Guests The Four Tops December 23, 2013 - January...
Dancer April Daly - The Joffrey Ballet - Cheryl Mann Photographer

La Bayadère

South Loop Sometimes we take for granted just what an amazing city we live in.  We’re surrounded by art in all forms and get used to seeing it on nearly every corner.  Let’s never take this for granted.  There...

A Collaborative Tap Takeover: The Return of The Cleetus

RavenswoodCleetus Friedman is known for his food. The man's a wizard in the kitchen and an ambassador for local farmers. He's also quite the accomplished brewer and has collaborated with several Midwest...

Pumpkin Carving and Scary Movie Night at Municipal Bar

Chicago, Downtown, Near North, River NorthMunicipal Bar + Dining Co. is celebrating Halloween with a pumpkin carving party on Wednesday, October 23 from 6-10 pm. For $10 per person, you’ll receive a pumpkin and an Oktoberfest beer (or wine...

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