Thursday January 18 8:29 pm

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan


Beatniks presents The Vintage Postcard Band Januar 27th


Beatniks on Conkey is proud to welcome, for the first time, to our stage, The Vintage Postcard Band. We are very excited that this wonderful group of local musicians is going to perform here at Beatniks on Saturday, January 27th at 8:00 pm. Doors open 1/2 hour early.

TATC presents Creole Stomp


Theatre at the Center presents Creole Stomp, featuring French-speaking Creole fiddler and accordionist Dennis Stroughmatt, on Saturday, February 10th at 7:30 PM. Creole Stomp keeps listeners enthralled and dancers moving on the floor with a rollicking mix of contemporary blues, swamp pop, and traditional Cajun and zydeco dance tunes.

CVPA Comedy Night


CVPA Comedy Night on Friday, February 9th begins with Dinner at 6:30 PM followed by Dwight Slade's Comedy at 8:00 PM.

From the Farm with Phil Potempa: Valentine’s Edition


Join Columnist and Published Cookbook Author Phil Potempa at 2:30 PM, Sunday, February 4th, for a feast of fun and surprises as he recreates on stage the charm and traditions of the family farm kitchen he writes about each week in his popular “From the Farm” newspaper column.

TATC presents ComedySportz


Theatre at the Center presents the family-friendly ComedySportz, an hilarious 90-minute improv comedy show on Saturday, February 3rd at 7:30 PM. A Taco Bar is available before the perforance.

TATC presents Kashmir


Theatre at the Center presents Kashmir, a Led Zeppelin tribute band, on Saturday, January 27th at 7:30 PM.

Disney’s Smash Hits Moana and Beauty and the Beast Redefine Heroism as Part of Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream


Disney’s Moana voyages onto the ice for the first time as Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream, produced by Feld Entertainment Inc., brings courage and adventure to Chicago. Performances are set for Jan. 24-28 and Feb. 7-11 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., with an interim engagement at Chicago’s United Center, Jan. 31 - Feb. 4. Hosts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse will bring Chicago-area audiences on an expedition across raging seas and snow-covered mountains in this action-packed extravaganza featuring Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Frozen, Tangled and Cinderella.

Medieval Times Queen Challenges Patrons to Provide 3,000 Meals for Neighbors in Need


By order of Her Majesty, Queen Maria Isabella, newly-crowned monarch of Medieval Times, the Schaumburg Castle’s post-holiday Fill the Pantry initiative has officially launched, set to run through Feb. 4, 2017. In an attempt to re-fill local food pantry stockpiles that historically begin to run low this time of year after the holiday surplus, the Queen is challenging patrons to donate enough food to provide 3,000 meals to families served by the Greater Chicago Food Depository.