Archive for June 2012

Chicago Bike to Work Week 2012: June 11-June 15, 2012.

Chicago Bike to Work Week 2012: June 11-June 15, 2012.
Chicago, Monday, June 11, 2012. No need to feed the meter or fill up the tank if you follow the lead of many by biking to work this week. Chicago, recognized as one of the most “bicycle-friendly” cities in the nation, kicks off its 22nd annual Bike to Work Week today with just the right amount... Read more »

Chicago Events: Blues Fest, Old Town Art Fair, Theatre and more...June 8-10, 2012.

Chicago Events: Blues Fest, Old Town Art Fair, Theatre and more...June 8-10, 2012.
Are You Ready? Chicago, Friday, June 8, 2012. Summer events are heating up to a fever pitch this weekend with the old and the new making it increasingly difficult to do it all. Just do the best that you can do and enjoy the second official weekend of Chicago’s Summer Calendar 2012. Fests. Chicago Blues... Read more »

Chicagoans are Pumped for Summer 2012: Fueled By Lower Gas Prices.

Chicagoans are Pumped for Summer 2012:  Fueled By Lower Gas Prices.
Chicago, Thursday, June 7, 2012. Lower gas prices are making it easier and less expensive to get around Chicago–now if we could just figure out how to avoid those red light cameras and high parking rates. Although Cook County still leads the pack at an average price of $4.20 a gallon for regular unleaded gas,... Read more »
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The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead at Writer's Theatre: See One Actress Transform Into Seven Characters.

Rhonda Russell, forty-something housewife, the redhead, as she reflects on her past. PHOTO CREDIT: MICHAEL BROSILOW. PICTURED: DEBORAH STAPLES.
Chicago, IL. Wednesday, June 6, 2012. The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead written by Robert Hewett and directed by Joseph Hanreddy, is now playing at Writer’s Theatre in their intimate Books on Vernon space.  The play is the perfect showcase for the talents of veteran actress Deborah Staples who transforms, on stage, into... Read more »

Chicago's Non-equity Jeff Awards 2012: Feel the Love.

Chicago's Non-equity Jeff Awards 2012: Feel the Love.
Chicago, Tuesday, June 5, 2012. The stars were shinning bright last night at Chicago’s 2012 Non-equity Jeff Awards.  The event, that some say is Chicago’s answer to New York’s Tony Awards, honors the best of the best in Chicago’s non-equity theater scene–the talented, hard working, low or no salaried, men and women that are the... Read more »

Chicago Classical Music Fans: Free Rush Hour Concert Series Line-up for Summer 2012.

Chicago Classical Music Fans:  Free Rush Hour Concert Series Line-up for Summer 2012.
Chicago, Monday, June 4, 2012. Avoid the evening rush and catch your breath before heading home at a Rush Hour Concert. The 13th annual Rush Hour summer concert series kicks off tomorrow evening at the historic St James Cathedral (65 E. Huron).  All concerts start with a pre-concert reception featuring food and beverages at 5:15p.m. ... Read more »
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Chicago Festivals and Events for June 1-3, 2012: Weekend Line-up from Do Division to Lake Bluff Twilight Criterium.

Chicago Festivals and Events for June 1-3, 2012: Weekend Line-up from Do Division to Lake Bluff Twilight Criterium.
Chicago, Friday, June 1, 2012. Although the countdown to Chicago’s festival season has already produced some May festivals, the big street fest, art fair and outdoor concert season kicks off today–the official start to Summertime in Chicago.  Get ready to do it now…before the season goes away…all too fast. Fests. Do Division Street Fest. It’s... Read more »