Posts tagged "Chicago movies"

A relaxing weekend of movies across Chicago

A relaxing weekend of movies across Chicago
Happy Black Friday! I have two very exciting activities planned for today: elbowing old ladies at Woodfield Mall for Black Friday shopping and attending my 10th high school reunion. When I get back to the city, I’m going to want nothing more than to sit in a dark theater and be entertained. The annual Sound... Read more »

The Bacon Takedown is probably going to take me down

The Bacon Takedown is probably going to take me down
Since bathing suit weather is officially over, and my cold weather wardrobe consists of flowy shirts and cardigans, there’s no reason why I can’t gorge myself at the bacon orgy I’m about to attend. Where will I be Sunday? At the 3rd annual Bacon Takedown. For $15 you can stuff yourself with an assortment of... Read more »

Chicago's best haunted house is holding auditions

Chicago's best haunted house is holding auditions
Happy weekend! I haven’t been feeling so hot and can’t seem to come up with a witty weekend event guide introduction. Here are some events you should check out….because: Fall fashions are in full swing, crafty stores are already showing pumpkin decor, it’s time to face the music: fall is coming. Normally I would be... Read more »
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$5 double feature with a side of booze

$5 double feature with a side of booze
There’s no better way to spend a hot as hell afternoon or evening then in a nice, air conditioned movie theater. Especially when it’s cheap and there’s booze. The Brew & View is the alter ego of The Vic, showing movies on the days and evenings the venue doesn’t have a concert. The Brew &... Read more »

Celebrate the art of the striptease

Celebrate the art of the striptease
We have a good variety of activities happening around the city, and since we’re all used to 105 degree weather, 90 degrees won’t feel so bad. (I’m going to be honest, 80 degrees felt a little cool to me at first.) Here’s you’re very quirky events to consider penciling in to to your weekend schedule.... Read more »

Catch "The Blues Brothers" at Wrigley Field tomorrow night

Catch "The Blues Brothers" at Wrigley Field tomorrow night
Do NOT miss this one. Groupon is hosting its second movie night at Wrigley Field, bringing “The Blues Brothers” to the BIG screen. Head to the Friendly Confines on Friday night for the movie and discounted food and beer. And since everyone is obsessed with these dumb record breakers, attendees can help set the Guinness... Read more »
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A Movie in the Park Must See: The Sandlot

A Movie in the Park Must See: The Sandlot
I always feel like Father’s Day weekend is full of barbecues and golf outings. And since I’m a good daughter, I’m venturing out to the ‘burbs to enjoy the breadsticks at the Schaumburg Olive Garden with my family. In case you’re sticking around the city, here are a few dos and don’ts for you: Must... Read more »

Start planning for Movies in the Park

Start planning for Movies in the Park
It’s officially summer in the city; the Chicago Park District just released the 2012 movies in the park schedule. I’m so psyched. I always felt like Movies in the Park was one of the most underrated Chicago events. A) You get to see great movies. B)It’s free. C) Picnic! (And if you accidentally pack one... Read more »

Check out the biggest full moon of the year

Check out the biggest full moon of the year
There is a plethora of Cinco de Mayo and Kentucky Derby themed events planned for this weekend, but as I read about them they all run together. Something with booze. Something that involves running. Something for charity. Totally cool if that’s your cat’s meow, but not so much for the Quirk. Be sure to check... Read more »
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Another Chance to See "Wet Hot American Summer"

Another Chance to See "Wet Hot American Summer"
Were you super bummed when the Music Box Theatre 10th anniversary showing of Wet Hot American Summer sold out? You’re in luck! The theater has added another showing tonight at 10:30 p.m.! The showings are hosted by The AV Club in honor of the film’s 10th anniversary. Co-writer/director David Wain will introduce both film screenings, as well... Read more »