Posts tagged "Music Box Theatre"

See the Aurora Borealis without leaving Chicago

See the Aurora Borealis without leaving Chicago
Oh look! We’re all still here! Since I’m sure you were very scared and thus did not make plans for the weekend, your favorite Chicago Quirk has a line-up of fantastic activities taking place in post-apocalyptic Chicago. Need to get the Christmas spirit to pistol whip you across the face? The Music Box Theatre is... Read more »

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 »

Your guide to a truly spooky Halloween

Your guide to a truly spooky Halloween
Happy Halloween! This is your last chance to scare the crap out of yourself before you’re forcefully immersed in holiday cheer. Fortunately, you have Chicago Quirk to help you make the most out of your Halloween night. The Northalsted Halloween Parade is a Chicago classic. Miss Foozie hosts the annual celebration that steps off from Halsted... Read more »
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The best scares and screams this Halloween weekend

The best scares and screams this Halloween weekend
I have a confession to make: I’m actually hitting the bars tomorrow night. My dumb ass is going out with my younger sisters, in a costume. I’ll be the one in a Cookie Monster onesie surrounded by slutty Batgirls. But booze isn’t the only thing I’ll be taking advantage of. Here are some Halloween classics... Read more »

Celebrate Valentine's Day with the Happy Hooker

Celebrate Valentine's Day with the Happy Hooker
Even though I’m married, I’m still not in to Valentine’s Day. My husband and I plan to go to our favorite hole-in-the-wall in Chinatown, come home and stuff ourselves with the goodies I baked for work. (I’ll take any excuse to make tasty treats.) Obviously, it’s a Tuesday night, so you can go about your... Read more »

Your Christmas weekend activities

Your Christmas weekend activities
You can imagine that this weekend’s activities are pretty slim. I’ll actually be spending most of my weekend out in the suburbs with family, eating and drinking myself into a holiday stupor. As I mentioned a few days ago, Christmas Eve means a night on the town for the Jews. There are tons of high-profile parties... Read more »
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No holiday spirit yet? Try a Christmas double feature and sing along

No holiday spirit yet? Try a Christmas double feature and sing along
Not feeling the holiday spirit yet? Considering it’s already Hanukkah and Christmas is just a few days away, you’re going to have a pretty miserable weekend if you don’t get with the program. Don’t worry, I have a fool-proof way to fill you up with cheer…..a double feature of “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “White... Read more »

Your post-Thanksgiving coma weekend guide

Your post-Thanksgiving coma weekend guide
Happy Black Friday! You might have noticed that this post went live much earlier than normal; that’s because I’m off to elbow my way through the crowds at Woodfield Mall for some much needed shopping. I may be a city girl, but I’m originally from Schaumburg; I freaking love malls. ZooLights opens this weekend! It’s magical! I... Read more »

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 »
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