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The Ruth Page Center for the Arts will hold its annual Ruth Page Gala at the Chicago Yacht Club, 400 E. Monroe St., Saturday, May 10. The evening begins at 5:45 p.m. with an Admiral and Commodore VIP Reception, followed by dinner and dancing at 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Entertainment for the evening will consist of the Distinguished Service Award ... (more)
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Two world premiere children's musicals helmed by A-list Chicago theater artists - Leo Lionni's Frederick, directed by Stuart Carden, and Wonderland, Alice's Rock & Roll Adventure, co-created by Michael Mahler and Rachel Rockwell , were announced today as the opening and closing productions of Chicago Children's Theatre's 2014-15 season.
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The 25th Annual Chicago's Biggest Liar Contest will take place at The Ravenswood United Church of Christ on Saturday, May 3 at 7pm.
Wrigley Field is marking the 100th anniversary of its first game on Wednesday with a matchup against Arizona.
6 hrs ago | Chicago Reader
Swedish duo the Knife brings their bold electro-goth sound to Aragon Ballroom tonight, performing songs from their album Shaking the Habitual .
A Komatsu hydraulic excavator, a team of surveyors and a supervisory crew from Lend Lease were on-site at 1345 S Wabash in the South Loop yesterday, preparing for the construction of a 15-story high-rise condo building.
The downtown Evanston store is creating a special Waa-Mu Concrete that will be available to sweet-loving Waa-Mu fans.
The list consists of videos taken and EVP's captured during Edward Shanahan performing his Circle of Energy Seance at different locations.
Looking for a great way to show mom how special she is? From brunch to theater to spa, here are some ideas to get you started! 1. Drury Lane Theatre invites families to treat the matriarchs in their family to a spectacular Mother's Day brunch, served from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mother's Day, followed by the legendary musical LES MISERABLES at 3 ... (more)
One day after Mayor Rahm Emanuel decried the rash of shootings over the Easter holiday weekend, another eight people were shot across the city in less than seven hours.
The worlds of stand-up, improv, and sketch rarely intersect onstage. It's not surprising; there aren't a ton of similarities between the rhythms of improv scenes, stand-up riffs, and polished sketches.
LitUp Chicago , a new shop for lighting fixtures, opened at 4015 North Rockwell Street last Monday.
Contact: Richard L. Martinez, Jr., Nehemiah Leaders , 773-544-4682 CHICAGO, April 22, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- Nehemiah Leaders, business, government and church leaders are coming together to PRAY for CHICAGO .
The Chicago Humanities Festival , in partnership with Lyric Opera of Chicago, is pleased to present five-time Grammy Award-winning opera singer Jessye Norman on May 19, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago .
Significant proportions of Chicago, especially on the South and West sides, are living in poverty, according to U.S. Census data.
The Illinois Medical District Commission wants to create a fiber optic network that would let hospitals zip medical images among doctors at virtually the speed of light and help the agency attract new business.