Saturday November 17 4:10 pm

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan


"Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party" brings the Magic Closer to Fans


Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party is bringing guests closer to the magic than ever before through dynamic and immersive moments that take place on the ice, in the air and in the seats. This participatory adventure delivering compelling storytelling through multi-leveled production numbers arrives in the Chicago area in January, with performances Jan. 24 to 27 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., then moves to Chicago’s United Center, Jan. 30 to Feb. 2, before returning to the Allstate Arena for a final week, Feb. 7 to 10. Tickets are now on sale for both venues.



In support of all members of the press, Replay Lincoln Park, 2833 N. Sheffield, is opening their doors to host “Replay Press Parties” every Sunday evening. For members of the press, and those who support free press, Replay will offer free local and national newspapers, free arcade games, and a special drink menu, including $3 Craft Beer, $3 Cans of Wine, and $3 Bourbon Press, to encourage guests to participate supporting freedom of the media.

Chicago-based Transit Tees launches LOOP: The Elevated Card Game, first urban adventure card game inspired by iconic Chicago 'L'


Chicago-based Transit Tees, an official manufacturer of Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) products that also designs and produces its own local and transit-themed merchandise, is excited to launch the next big thing in Chicago games. LOOP: The Elevated Card Game is a hilarious new game designed to capture the realistic, edgy commuter experience on Chicago's train system that’s fun and engaging for every generation, from ages nine to 99.

Lewis Black Returns to the MAC March 30

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Actor, author and critically-acclaimed stand-up comedian Lewis Black returns to the McAninch Arts Center (MAC), located at 425 Fawell Blvd. on the campus of College of DuPage, Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 8 p.m. Black will rant on parents to politics in this engagement that is part of Black’s “The Joke’s on US Tour.” Opening for Black will be special guest John Bowman. This show is recommended for mature audiences.

The Second City Presents "The Good, The Bad & the Ugly Sweater, A New Holiday Revue" Show runs November 13 – December 31

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Already wondering how to entertain your visiting relatives this holiday season? The Second City has you covered with its new holiday revue, The Second City’s The Good, the Bad & the Ugly Sweater. This hilarious show pulls a festive mix of material from The Second City archives and is the perfect way to celebrate winter in Chicago. The Second City’s The Good, the Bad & the Ugly Sweater runs November 13 – December 31, 2018 in the UP Comedy Club. Tickets range from $31 - $56 and can be purchased online at, by phone at 312-337-3992 or at the box office, located at 230 North Ave. on the first floor of Piper’s Alley.

November News from Indiana State Park Inns

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Can you just smell the home cooking in the air? Please join us at the Indiana State Park Inns for a delicious Thanksgiving Day Buffet. Partake in the “yumminess” and then hike a trail or two if you feel up to it.

Tickets On Sale Now for Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic at The Chicago Theatre


Everyone’s invited on an amazing journey with Elmo to discover the “power of yet” in Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic. Building on a successful tour with Feld Entertainment’s inaugural Sesame Street Live! show last season in partnership with the non-profit educational organization Sesame Workshop, this production features favorite Sesame Street pals Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and more in a brand-new, magical adventure live on stage. Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic visits Chicago on Saturday, February 9 and Sunday, February 10, 2019 for six performances at The Chicago Theatre.

Chicago Magic Lounge presents Spotlight: Women in Magic November 29th – December 1st


Chicago’s new home for close-up magic, is proud to present Spotlight: Women in Magic, featuring some of the world’s best professional magicians – who all happen to be women. Hosted by The Incredible Jan Rose, Spotlight: Women in Magic will feature magic by Lucy Darling (aka Carisa Hendrix) and close-up magician extraordinaire, Alba, with headliner (and first-time guest) Jade, the first woman to win the Gold Medal of Magic from the International Brotherhood of Magicians. Spotlight: Women in Magic will be presented as part of Chicago Magic Lounge’s The Signature Show, for five performances, November 29 – December 1, 2018.