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Entertainment

“ROSEMONT RESTAURANT WEEK” RETURNS MARCH 10th – 16th

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Restaurant Week will return to the Village of Rosemont March 10 through March 16, 2019. Visitors can take advantage of special prix fixe, three-course lunch and dinner menus at a wide variety of participating Rosemont restaurants.

One Night Only! The Den Theatre Presents PANDA RIOT with STAR TROPICS & REI CLONE Tuesday, February 19th on The Cabaret Stage

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The Den Theatre is pleased to present an evening of live music featuring indie pop band PANDA RIOT with STAR TROPICS and REI CLONE, playing Tuesday, February 19 at 8:30 pm (doors open 8 pm) on The Cabaret Stage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets ($5 general admission) are currently available at www.thedentheatre.com, in person at the The Den box office or by calling (773) 697-3830. Ages 18+.

Flavors of Italy are Explored at Notte Italiana

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Staymaker Restaurant at Journeyman Distillery continues their Chef's Dinner series with an Italian-themed dining experience on Friday, February 22.

BLUE MAN GROUP CHICAGO ANNOUNCES EXPANDED SPRING PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE AT BRIAR STREET THEATRE

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Blue Man Group, continuing its open run at Chicago’s Briar Street Theatre (3133 N. Halsted), will welcome the spring season with a robust performance schedule in March, April and May. The expanded performance calendar also includes shows on St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) and Easter (April 21).

WINTER IS HERE! REPLAY LINCOLN PARK LAUNCHES NEW GAME OF THRONES POP UP BAR

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The countdown to Game of Thrones’ eighth season premiere this spring has begun, but come February 1, Replay Lincoln Park, 2833 N. Sheffield, Chicago’s favorite arcade bar, will go through its most ambitious transformation to date, creating a Game of Thrones pop-up experience for fans to enjoy in advance of the final season. Admission to the pop up is free, but for the first time ever, Replay will introduce a VIP ticket package, which will include a pint of mead or Ommegang brew in a keepsake goblet, a commemorative pin or print, express entry to the bar, and the ability to cut the line at any photo opp location for $20.

WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN, HEIDI KETTENRING SINGS KAREN CARPENTER Marriott Theatre, March 17, 1 pm and 5 pm

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Artists Lounge Live presents WE’VE ONLY JUST BEGUN, HEIDI KETTENRING SINGS KAREN CARPENTER on March 17, at Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL.

Chicago Magic Lounge announces Winter/Spring 2019 offerings including special Anniversary and Valentine’s Day Signature Shows

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Chicago Magic Lounge, Chicago’s home for close-up magic, announces offerings for Winter and Spring 2019, including special Signature Shows celebrating Valentine’s Day and CML’s one-year anniversary in February, as well as upcoming Showcase performers. Beginning April 3, Chicago Magic Lounge will also offer a new Artist-in-Residence series on Wednesday evenings at 7:30pm.

JUST ANNOUNCED: FIVE-TIME GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING BLUES GUITARIST ROBERT CRAY RETURNS TO THE MAC MARCH 8

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Following a sold-out engagement in 2015, Blues Hall of Fame guitarist Robert Cray returns to the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) with the Robert Cray Band, Saturday, March 8, 7:30 p.m. Known for bringing blues back to the top of the charts in the 1980s, this five-time Grammy winner and recipient of the 2017 Americana Music Lifetime Achievement Award for Performance will perform a mix of his most powerful good-time, uptown, low-down blues and soul material from a career that spans four decades.