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Rock University Is In Session At Wire

BerwynIf there's a burgeoning Eddie Van Halen somwhere deep inside you nurture it at WIRE's much anticipated Rock University.  The inaugural winter term begins on Monday, January 27, 2014.  Attend one of...

Porchlight Music Theatre Commemorates Black History Month with AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Feb. 1 - March 9 at Stage 773

Lakeview, NorthCHICAGO – Porchlight Music Theatre and Managing Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the Tony Award©-winning Thomas “Fats” Waller’ musical revue, Ain’t Misbehavin’, February 1 –...

Podcast Friday - Philosophize This!

Yep it’s Podcast Friday and this one has become a favorite of mine. When I was in college I remember the students who couldn’t wait to take a philosophy class. They would quote their favorite...

Ruth Page School of Arts Announces Chicago Audition Dates for Its 2014 Summer Intensive Program

River NorthAuditions for the Four Week Professional Dance Program Take Place at The Ruth Page School of Dance on Jan, 12 from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and at Northeastern Illinois University on March 20 from 10 –...

Mary Wilson's Holiday Spectacular with special guests The Four Tops

DowntownWith a wind chill as low as -50 this weekend in Chicago you'll certainly be looking for fun things to do inside.  The furnace works perfectly fine at The Harris Theater and you'll increase your body...

Strawdog Theatre Company's Hugel Hall Presents the Remount Tony Burgess' Critically Acclaimed "Pontypool", January 9 - February 2, 2014

Lakeview, NorthCHICAGO – Strawdog Theatre Company and Hugen Hall are proud to announce the remount of the smash hit Pontypool by Tony Burgess and directed by Hugen Hall Artistic Director Anderson Lawfer, January 9...
Under The Mistletoe Party

Under The Mistletoe Party at Sullivan's Steakhouse - Naperville

Naperville Let's drink and be merry together this Monday (12/23/13) at Sullivan's Steakhouse in Naperville.  I am one of the "elves gone wild" behind the bar, representing Chicago's 100.3 as I...

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Presents "Rasheeda Speaking" the First Mainstage Production of their 2013-2014 "Stirring the Pot" Season

Chicago, Edgewater | Uptown, Far NorthThe World Premiere Dark Comedy About Race Relations in a Doctor’s Office is Directed by Sandy Shinner and Features Rivendell Artistic Director Tara Mallen and Steppenwolf Ensemble Member Ora Jones...

Calorie counting stops this summer when The Sugar Factory opens in Rosemont

RosemontSweet-tooth heaven comes to Rosemont this summer, when Sugar Factory American Brasserie opens its first mid-west location at MB Financial Park. The new 8,000-square-foot brasserie and retail store...
The Nutcracker

Joffrey's "The Nutcracker" Puts on a Magical Holiday Show.

Chicagophoto credits: Herbert Migdoll I was invited along with a guest to the grand opening of  Robert Joffrey's "The Nutcracker" performance on December 6th. It takes place at the beautiful and ornate...

Rick Springfield is Stripped Down at City Winery

West LoopRick Springfield returns to City Winery Chicago tonight for an encore performance of his "Stripped Down" tour, an intimate solo performance with storytelling between each song.  Barrington native...

Happy Birthday To The Original Mother's!

Gold CoastBars along the Rush/Division corridor in Chicago have long been known for late night alcohol-induced fun.  In recognition, the Chicago City Council proclaimed the portion of Division Street between...

Strawdog Theatre Company's Hugen Hall Presents The World Premiere of "Detective Partner Hero Villain," Nov. 26 - Dec. 17

Chicago, Lakeview, NorthStrawdog’s Hugen Hall is out for Justice in this Comic Book Inspired Thriller, Directed by Gus Menary CHICAGO – Strawdog Theatre Company’s Hugen Hall is proud to announce the world premiere of...

Lifeline Theatre Presents THE TRUE STORY OF THE 3 LITTLE PIGS! , Hit Musical Adaptation of the Popular Children's Book

Far North, Rogers ParkCHICAGO – Lifeline Theatre’s KidSeries presents The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!, a family musical based on the popular children’s book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith, with script and lyrics by...

The City of New Orleans Comes to The Chicago Theatre

Chicago, Downtown, The LoopA little slice of New Orleans is coming to Chicago on November 21st when Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra bring The City of New Orleans to The Chicago Theatre. In true New Orleans...

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