Friday June 22 5:10 am

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan

Entertainment

GOTTA DRINK ‘EM ALL! REPLAY INTRODUCES POKÉMON POP-UP BAR TO LINCOLN PARK

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Chicagoans have a new park to walk in to capture Pokémon as Replay Lincoln Park, 2833 N. Sheffield, launched a Pokémon Pop-Up Bar recently. Replay ‘evolved’ their back bar into a Pokémon Center complete with specialty cocktails and alluring Pokémon-themed décor and custom artwork with a full bar Pokémon takeover. Guests are invited to grab their friends, collect eggs and live the life of a Pokémon trainer for a limited time.

LIVE MUSIC, FREE NATURE YOGA, KIDS’ COOKING CLASSES AND MORE AT THE WICKER PARK FARMERS MARKET THROUGH OCTOBER 28

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Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce, the sole service provider of Special Service Area (SSA) #33, announces a new series of programs for its Wicker Park Farmers Market every Sunday through October 28, from 8 a.m.-2p.m. at 1425 N. Damen Avenue. Complete with live music and local, environmentally responsible food for sale, the market also features a free yoga class from Nature Yoga each week, monthly children’s cooking classes hosted by The Kids’ Table, book swaps, chef demonstrations and a community table showcasing area businesses.

The Cabaret Room at Drury Lane presents The Summer Series in August

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The Cabaret Room at Drury Lane Theatre announces The Summer Series featuring some of Chicago’s top cabaret artists in unforgettable limited engagements at Drury Lane’s intimate Cabaret Room. The Summer Series will include performances by Chicago's Cabaret Queen Denise Tomasello (August 3 and 4), Beckie Menzie and Tom Michael (August 17 and 18), and Joan Curto (August 24 and 25). Performances will be held on Friday and Saturday evenings in the Cabaret Room at Drury Lane Theatre located at 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

TEMPEL LIPIZZANS’ WHITE STALLIONS CELEBRATE 60TH ANNIVERSARY WITH RETURN OF RENOWNED CLASSICAL DRESSAGE PERFORMANCES

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The Tempel Lipizzans proudly celebrate their 60th anniversary as the world’s largest, privately owned herd of Lipizzan horses known for exquisite performances of equestrian dressage – a live, 90-minute program of synchronized movements, athleticism, and harmony between horse and rider set to classical music. The 2018 Tempel Lipizzans’ summer season kicks-off on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17 at 1:00 p.m. with performances continuing through September 2 on select Sundays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays at Tempel Farms in Old Mill Creek, IL, just north of Chicago.

Fifth Third Bank Family Pavilion at Navy Pier Opens for Business

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Navy Pier, Chicago’s iconic, year-round lakefront destination, will debut its newly renovated Fifth Third Bank Family Pavilion this Memorial Day weekend. A key element of the Pier’s ongoing Centennial Vision redevelopment, the Pavilion, which stretches more than 200,000 square feet from the west main entrance of the Pier to WBEZ, is now a hub of more than 50 Chicago-centric experiences that showcase and represent the city’s best offerings in dining, entertainment, retail and more.

Pride Arts Center special summer events to include cabarets, film screenings, comedy and WeFest

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In addition to its just-announced “PAC Pride Fest” of five fully-staged plays, the Pride Arts Center will host another five special events and performances. The lineup will include the cabaret events OUT AND PROUD by Melissa Young, and Alan Palmer’s FABULOUS DIVAS OF HOLLYWOOD; Pride Films and Plays’ semi-annual WEFEST celebration of Chicago’s queer female, non-binary and trans artists., the final PRIDE FILM FESTIVAL of the ’17-18 season and an improv comedy show by CARDS AGAINST HUMANITY.

Navy Pier Unveils 15-Week Free Programming Schedule, Jam-Packed with Summer Fun for Everyone!

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Navy Pier, Chicago’s year-round lakefront destination, is kicking off a new season of free arts and cultural programs with the return of the popular Aon Summer Fireworks and Live on the Lake! music series at the Miller Lite Beer Garden, plus a new live DJ music series, Wave Wall Wax, starting Memorial Day weekend. These programs launch a 15-week arts and cultural extravaganza at the Pier, complete with top local talent and world-renowned works in cinema, dance, music, public art, theater and more – all of which serve as the perfect complement to the many dining, retail and leisure experiences across the Pier.

210 LIVE JUMPS INTO JUNE WITH A LINEUP OF GROUNDBREAKING PERFORMANCES, INCLUDING THE 2018 NORTH SHORE BLUES FESTIVAL AND MORE!

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210 Live (210 Green Ray Rd.) jams into warmer weather as the premier destination for entertainment and nightlife on the North Shore. In June, 210 Live celebrates summer with a lineup of musical performances and celebrations including a Ravinia Festival pre-and post-party, the North Shore Blues Fest on June 9th and 10th, a family Father’s Day Bluegrass BBQ buffet with the Windy City Bluegrass Band, a USBF Sanctioned Fight Night with proceeds benefitting local at-risk youth and kicks off its “No-Cover Thursdays” with free music every Thursday night.