|STEPPENWOLF THEATRE COMPANY HOSTS STAR-STUDDED GALA, MAY 3, 2014||
In the picture (left to right) Steppenwolf Co-Founders and ensemble members Terry Kinney, Gary Sinise and Jeff Perry toast the audience at Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s annual Gala on May 4, 2013 held in both the Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St) and at Blackhawk on Halsted (1460 N Halsted St). Photo by Kyle Flubacker.
|Change of Venue for THE JOFFREY BALLET’s WINNING WORKS||
The upcoming performance of Winning Works: Choreographers of Color Award by The Joffrey Academy of Dance has changed venues due to last week’s electrical fire at the Harris Theater, an event unrelated to the Winning Works production. The production will now take place at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, 175 E. Chestnut Street, and the date and time of the performance remain unchanged, which is Saturday, March 1 at 7:00 pm. Winning Works ticket holders will be notified by the Joffrey Ballet box office staff about the change of venue.
|Redmoon’s Annual SPECTACLE LUNATIQUE Gala Dazzles the Senses||
One of Chicago’s most anticipated galas, Redmoon’s annual Spectacle Lunatique is a decadent night of inspired performance, culinary delights and exclusive previews of Redmoon’s upcoming Great Chicago Fire Festival, summer programming and their first indoor Spring Spectacle in Pilsen, all in the industrial elegance of Redmoon’s sprawling warehouse performance and event space, 2120 S. Jefferson Street in Pilsen, Saturday, March 15, 2014.
|University of Chicago’s Logan Center A Festival of Arts and Culture||
The University of Chicago’s Logan Center Exhibitions presents a rare solo exhibition of the Chinese film-based artist Yang Fudong (杨福东), one of the preeminent Chinese artists of the generation that rose to international prominence since the 1990s.
|American Red Cross of Greater Chicago’s young professionals’ group||
Start Your New Year by Making an Impact in Your Community!
Join the Auxiliary Society the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago’s young professionals’ group, to Mix, Mingle & Make a Difference at our annual Membership Mixer on Thursday, February 20 at Freestyle Food and Drink.
|Chicago Fans Revved Up for Annual Monster Jam® Event!||
The world’s premier monster truck series, Monster Jam®, is weighing in with more than 100,000 pounds of super-charged star power for its annual hometown appearance, Feb. 7 - 9, at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill.
|HighSight's 20th Annual Eve of the Eve||
The EVE of the EVE takes place the night before New Year’s Eve and all proceeds benefit HighSight’s scholarship program. This black-tie optional event offers more than 2,000 young, hip, urban professionals the opportunity to mix and mingle, while jump-starting their New Year’s celebrations.
|PAWS CHICAGO AND TONY STEWART FOUNDATION 36 HOUR HOLIDAY ADOPT-A-THON||
PAWS Chicago, the city’s largest No Kill humane organization, will host its sixth annual Holiday Adopt-A-Thon, a 36-hour adoption marathon whose goal is to find new homes for nearly 200 homeless puppies, kittens, cats and dogs as well as to raise awareness around the issue of pet homelessness and the senseless killing of animals.
|A NEW PLAY ABOUT PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY “The Interview: JFK”||
On November 22, 2013, the 50th anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy, the National Pastime Theater will present The Interview: JFK. In this new work, Chicago playwright Alan Marshall seeks to provide America’s 35th president a forum to speak with candor about his life and presidency.
“JFK’s untimely death prevented him from being able to write his memoir,” said Marshall. “Consequently, many others have written about him, but we do not hear his voice.”
|Santa Claus is Coming to Lambs Farm||
Ho Ho Ho! Despite his very busy schedule, Santa is making his annual trek to Lambs Farm to celebrate the holiday. Brunch is $15.95, $7.95 for children 23 months and younger, with activities. Seatings are available at 9am, 10:30am, and 12pm on December 14, 21 and 22, and at 10:30am and 12pm on December 15. Call Lambs Farm’s Magnolia Cafe & Bakery for reservations at 847.362.5050.