Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts present a special, one-night exhibit celebrating award-winning photographer and Midwest native, Angie McMonigal, whose striking images of Paris are now on permanent display throughout the brand's first-ever hotel, the newly redesigned flagship, Le Méridien Etoile.
The Comedy Roast of Mr. Scrooge
This holiday season, it will be Scrooge’s chestnuts roasting on an open fire. Chicago Theater Works announced this week that it will host a Comedy Roast of Mr. Scrooge with seven performances December 8– 23, 2016 at the Chicago Theater Works, 1113 W. Belmont Avenue in Chicago.
OCTOBER 29, 2016 Ruth Page Open House
The Ruth Page Center for the Arts announces its second annual artists in-residence showcase performance Center Stage at Ruth Page at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 at 7 p.m. The evening begins with performances by resident companies: CDI/Concert Dance Inc., DanceWorks Chicago, Hedwig Dances, Ruth Page Civic Ballet and ShawChicago Theater Company, followed by a Q&A session with artistic directors from each company and concludes with an informal reception with the artists.
Orion's Three Perform Khatchaturian, Liszt, Yadzinski, John Williams
Showcasing its three original ensemble members--clarinetist Kathryne Pirtle, violinist Florentina Ramniceanu and pianist Diana Schmück--The Orion Ensemble, winner of the prestigious Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, presents "Serenade by Three: Orion Beginnings." Performances take place at First Baptist Church of Geneva November 6, 2016; the Music Institute of Chicago's Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston November 13, 2016; and the PianoForte Studios in downtown Chicago November 16, 2016.
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Old Town School of Folk Music concludes city-wide concert series

 Old Town School of Folk Music, with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), concludes its city-wide concert series 77 Beats with a capstone event on Friday, November 11, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Chicago’s Logan Center for the Arts (915 E. 60th Street, Chicago).

R.E.M.'s Mike Mills + violinist Robert McDuffie

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance is pleased to present the Chicago premiere of Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra, the first-ever classical work composed and performed by R.E.M. bassist and songwriter Mike Mills.

Halloween 2016 at Navy Pier

Join in on the fun and fright at Navy Pier as we celebrate Halloween with a wicked week of special events, including two feature films, Pier-wide trick-or-treating, a costume contest, Haunted Maze, Halloween-themed boat cruises and parties, a spooktacular fireworks show and more!


Nashville Film Festival Announces Song Competition
Nashville Film Festival announces the first ever Song Competition.  The competition is searching for songs ready to be synced in film/tv and is open for submissions until Janua
Lutheran World Relief has launched an emergency relief response in Haiti

Lutheran World Relief has launched an emergency relief response in Haiti that will reach thousands of people who need basic assistance in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. The Baltimore-based relief and development agency is also finalizing plans to respond to the longer-term needs of people affected by the hurricane.

Vaudezilla Broadzilla
The Burlesque Beast is Back! Devoted Vaudezilla fans will remember the early days, when "Broadzilla!" was the name of our long-running monthly bar show at Exit. Well, we're bringing back a little of Vaudezilla's history to re-christen our Anything Goes show with the name of the show that started it all.


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