Archive for June 2013

Chicago Events June 29-30: Fests, Art Shows, Music and More

Chicago Events June 29-30: Fests, Art Shows, Music and More
With Chicago still on a high from yesterday’s over two million person celebration honoring our Chicago Blackhawks bringing home the Stanley Cup with a parade and rally, not to mention, the Fourth of July less than a week away, you might think that the last weekend in June would be a quiet one, but you’d... Read more »

National Radio Hall of Fame Inductees 2013: List Includes Two of Chicago's Own

The National Radio Hall of Fame Inductees for 2013 were announced today. The Class of 2013 includes two of Chicago’s long-time popular radio personalities Steve Dahl and Garry Meier along with six others from across the country. The legendary Dahl/Meier twosome, credited with changing the landscape of radio in Chicago and the nation by pushing... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks' Parade and Rally: A Guide to the Celebration

Chicago Blackhawks' Parade and Rally: A Guide to the Celebration
Get ready to celebrate, Chicago. Friday is the big day when the City will honor the Chicago Blackhawks’ winning the Stanley Cup for the second time in four years with a parade and rally.  If the 2010 celebration is any indication of what will be happening this year, it’s a good idea to plan ahead…get... Read more »
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Howlin Wolf Brings the Blues Alive at Black Ensemble Theater in Chicago

Howlin Wolf Brings the Blues Alive at Black Ensemble Theater in Chicago
Get ready to “put your hands together,” stomp your feet–and if you’re a lady, a chance to rock on stage with the greatest Blues Legend of all time, Howlin Wolf. If you weren’t around to see Wolf perform his classic electric blues or hear his infamous howl in the 50′s and 60′s–it’s not too late.... Read more »

Summerfest 2013 Milwaukee: World's Largest Music Festival is Ready to Rock 

Summerfest 2013 Milwaukee: World's Largest Music Festival is Ready to Rock 
We can almost Taste it...Summerfest, Milwaukee’s highly anticipated summer celebration featuring over 800 acts, over 1,000 performances, 11 stages, a “Taste of Wisconsin” a boatload of activities and more–all in a world-class lakefront setting returns for its umpteenth year tomorrow. Summerfest in Milwaukee has been drawing Chicagoan’s from their hometown to Brew Town since 1968–12... Read more »

Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity: A Must See at the Art Institute of Chicago

Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity: A Must See at the Art Institute of Chicago
“There are only two ways to be a Parisienne: by birth or by dress.” Run, don’t walk to to Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity opening June 26 at the Art Institute of Chicago–as it’s sure to be the hottest ticket in town. Four years in the making, the blockbuster exhibition took both Paris and New York... Read more »
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Chicago's Summer Events Calendar: June 22 and 23

Chicago's Summer Events Calendar: June 22 and 23
If you’re making last minute plans for the weekend, here’s some of the awesome events taking place in town–in addition to tonight’s Chicago Blackhawk “quest for the cup” which takes place at the Mad House on Madison and on flat screens all around the town. Long Grove Strawberry Festival The Long Grove Strawberry Festival celebrates... Read more »

Make Music Chicago 2013: Schedule of Citywide Events for Summer Solstice

Make Music Chicago 2013: Schedule of Citywide Events for Summer Solstice
When the first day of Chicago’s long anticipated summer finally arrives on June 21st, it occurs on a Friday which will make the celebration of its coming even sweeter. So get ready to “Make Music” at the 3rd Annual Make Music Chicago–a free musical celebration across the city that features people of all ages and... Read more »

Food Truck Line-up for Taste of Chicago Announced

Food Truck Line-up for Taste of Chicago Announced
Food Trucks are coming to the Taste of Chicago for the first time in the 33-year run of the popular food festival. There will be a total of 14 food trucks participating with up to seven food trucks for each night of concerts from July 10-14, 2013 at the Petrillo Music Shell. The food trucks... Read more »
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Lincoln Park Zoo Summer Events: Jammin', Yoga, Salsa and more

Lincoln Park Zoo Summer Events: Jammin', Yoga, Salsa and more
Lincoln Park Zoo is offering a summer of fun events for party animals, animal lovers and anyone who wants to explore Chicago’s great outdoors. Here’s what’s happening: Zoovies at the Zoo New this year is Lincoln Park Zoo’s free outdoor film series “Zoovies” kicking off Tuesday June 18 on the zoo’s South Lawn overlooking the... Read more »
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