Category: Events

Anime Central Convention 2018

Anime Central Convention 2018
Review by Alex Lipp Anime Central is the biggest anime convention in the Midwest area. This year, it took place on May 18th-20th. I’ve attended this convention every year since 2015 and it’s never failed to amaze me. The panels are always fantastic, the amount of work put into some people’s cosplays is phenomenal, and... Read more »

Weishfest Continues to "Pay It Forward"

Weishfest Continues to "Pay It Forward"
Weishfest turns heads again, and continues Andrews wishes and keeps paying it forward. Andrew Weishar was many things to many people.  Considered to be the “nicest kid I have ever known” by those privileged to meet him, with his faith installed at St. Damian Grammar School, a three sport athlete and all honor student at Brother... Read more »

The Live Tour with Sadie Robertson - Gallery

The Live Tour with Sadie Robertson - Gallery
The Live Tour with Sadie Robertson came to Harvest New Beginnings church in Oswego, IL.  
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Pigpen Theatre Company at Space in Evanston

Pigpen Theatre Company at Space in Evanston
Story by Snir Spinner Like an early Spring garden, the rustic stage at Space in Evanston is tilled, planted and anxiously awaiting the impending bloom of Pigpen Theatre Company. A patch of drums, a few amplifier bushes, a row of keyboard hedges, bass, electric and banjo guitars all standing straight at attention, like flower stems... Read more »

Giselle by the Joffrey Ballet review

Giselle by the Joffrey Ballet review
Giselle by the Joffrey Ballet Staged by: Lola de Ávila Music: Adolphe Adam Story by Snir Spinner The Joffrey Ballet kicks off the 2017-2018 season with a passionate story of young love and  forbidden pleasure. Performed for the first time in Paris, France over 170 years ago, Giselle is a timeless tale detailing the dissonance of... Read more »

Walgreens & Mayor Emanuel announce 300 tech jobs coming

Walgreens & Mayor Emanuel announce 300 tech jobs coming
Walgreens Tech Office in downtown Chicago announced the expansion of that office today. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Walgreens COO Alex Gourlay announced 300 tech jobs are coming to downtown Chicago.
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Evergreen Park Hot Rod & Classic Car Show

Evergreen Park Hot Rod & Classic Car Show
On Friday, September 29th, many people gathered in Evergreen Park at Yukich Field for the annual Hot Rod & Classic Car Show! This annual event brings dozens of car enthusiasts to show off their classic and antique vehicles. This year’s event proceeds went to Anthony’s Avengers Defeat DIPG Foundation. Katie Gaskin founded the group in memory... Read more »

Master Sergeant Israel Del Toro Day

Master Sergeant Israel Del Toro Day
September 3rd, or now known as “Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro Day” was the perfect day to recognize this “amazing American Hero,” said Mayor Tim Baldermann with a short parade and rally at the Village Commons in New Lenox. Israel Del Toro is a United States Air Force veteran who was seriously wounded in Afghanistan... Read more »

2017 Chicago Open Air

2017 Chicago Open Air
Open Air Fest is everything a fest should be,  it’s a fest all others wish they could be and it sets the bar high in every aspect. The food is top notch, the beer is even better and the entertainment is non-stop. This years installment of the annual Chicago Open Air Festival was put together... Read more »
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Windy City Smokeout

Windy City Smokeout
There is something about giant music fests that make it so high in energy and extremely enjoyable. Maybe it’s the food & drinks, the people you’re with, or the variety of music, or actually all of the above. This is certainly the case for Windy City Smokeout this past weekend. More than 40,000 people were... Read more »