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Nitro Circus’ “You Got This” tour comes to Bridgeview’s SeatGeek Stadium in Spring

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Nitro Circus’ “You Got This” tour comes to Bridgeview’s SeatGeek Stadium in Spring

Nitro Circus’ “You Got This” tour comes to Bridgeview’s SeatGeek Stadium in Spring In 2018 Nitro Circus launched its all new You Got This show, performing in some of the world’s most famous arenas and wowed crowds all across the globe. Now the crew is ready to take 2019 by storm by bringing the adrenaline-charged…

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Coalition Calls for Added Funding of Brookfield Zoo in Capital Bill

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Coalition Calls for Added Funding of Brookfield Zoo in Capital Bill

Coalition Calls for Added Funding of Brookfield Zoo in Capital Bill Infrastructure investment will fix crumbling facilities and spur local economy while preventing cuts to conservation and education programs As negotiations over the state’s first major capital construction program in a decade get underway, the B-NICE Coalition (Brookfield Zoo: Needed Infrastructure for Compassionate Education) is calling…

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Moraine Valley students perform in original theatrical production

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Moraine Valley students perform in original theatrical production

Moraine Valley students perform in original theatrical production Moraine Valley Community College will present “American Griot,” an original play exploring Muslim influence on the American music genre known as the blues. The Academic Theater production will run Feb. 21 to March 3, in the John and Angeline Oremus Theater, inside the Fine and Performing Arts…

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Gary Sinise book event at Steppenwolf Feb. 18

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Gary Sinise book event at Steppenwolf Feb. 18

Gary Sinise book event at Steppenwolf Feb. 18 Due to Popular Demand Steppenwolf Hosts a Second Discussion with Co-Founders Gary Sinise and Jeff Perry About Sinise’s New Book Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service   By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company will host a second conversation with co-founder Gary Sinise on Monday, February 18 at…

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Field Museum waives entrance fee for all of February

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Field Museum waives entrance fee for all of February

Field Museum waives entrance fee for all of February Illinois residents can enjoy free admission every day in February (c)Field Museum, Lucy Hewett What: For the fourth year in a row, the Field Museum will be free for Illinois residents during the entire month of February. Free Days are roughly an $80 savings for a…

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Illinois State Museum Wins Leader Institution of the Year Award

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Illinois State Museum Wins Leader Institution of the Year Award

Illinois State Museum Wins Leader Institution of the Year Award The Illinois Association of Museums has recognized the Illinois State Museum as the Leader Institution of the Year (2018), one of the association’s “Awards of Distinction” that recognize excellence in the museum field, the highest honor given by the IAM. In presenting the award, an…

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Submission being accepted for 2019 Milwaukee Film Festival

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Submission being accepted for 2019 Milwaukee Film Festival

Submission being accepted for 2019 Milwaukee Film Festival MILWAUKEE – Tuesday, January 15, 2019 – The 2019 Milwaukee Film Festival, presented by Associated Bank, will run Thursday, October 17 – Thursday, October 31, 2019. Milwaukee Film’s annual 15-day festival will include feature films, shorts programs, education screenings, post-film conversations, panels, and parties. The event screened…

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April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law

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April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law

April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law Illinois Legislature passes law to designate April as Arab American Heritage Month. The bill was introduced by Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, and co-sponsored by State Senator Steve Landek and Representative Mike Zalewski. The bill restores respect for Illinois’ Arab American community which was disrespected…

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Wolves Hockey Team lights up the ice

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Wolves Hockey Team lights up the ice

Wolves Hockey Team lights up the ice Wolves light up the ice at the Allstate Arena in a game against the San Antonio Rampage. It’s phenomenal hockey and sports excitement from start to finish By Ray Hanania The American League hockey team the Chicago Wolves trounced the San Antonio Rampage this past week 3 to…

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Gelsosomo’s in Lemont offers great food and hilarious comedy shows

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Gelsosomo’s in Lemont offers great food and hilarious comedy shows

Gelsosomo’s in Lemont offers great food and hilarious comedy shows There are not a lot of comedy clubs in Chicago’s Southwest Suburbs but two stand out you should visit, Riddles in Alsip and Gelsosomo’s in Lemont. Riddles offers the traditional award winning comedy experience while Gelsosomo’s offers a mix that includes music entertainment, great Italian food…

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Danztheatre Ensemble presents “Getting Old Sucks”

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Danztheatre Ensemble presents “Getting Old Sucks”

Danztheatre Ensemble presents “Getting Old Sucks” Getting Old Sucks is a Danztheatre work exploring the universality of aging through individual experiences. Getting Old Sucks runs Fridays and Saturdays, 8pm, and Sundays, 3pm, February 22 through March 3, 2019 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church (1650 W. Foster Ave., Chicago). What does aging mean to you?: Getting Old Sucks,…

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Steppenwolf Theater announcers premier of “The Children”

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Steppenwolf Theater announcers premier of “The Children”

Steppenwolf Theater announcers premier of “The Children” Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere of The Children written by Lucy Kirkwood and helmed by celebrated Chicago director Jonathan Berry. The cast includes previously announced ensemble members Ora Jones (Rose) and Yasen Peyankov (Robin), with acclaimed actress Janet Ulrich Brooks (Hazel) rounding out the cast. Following…

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