Friday November 17 12:31 pm

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan

Entertainment

SONAS HOSPITALITY CO. ANNOUNCES NEW RESTAURANT, PETE MILLER’S NAPERVILLE, AND NEW CEO

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Sonas Hospitality is elated to announce the opening of a new Pete Miller’s Steakhouse location coming to Naperville in late October, and the addition of a newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer, Edward Carrella (43). The company is also updating the look of its existing restaurants, including Nevin’s Brewing Company in Plainfield (12337 South Rte. 59), the Evanston Pete Miller’s Steak and Seafood (1557 Sherman Ave.), The Kerry Piper in Willowbrook (7900 Joliet Rd.) and Muldoon’s in Wheaton (133 W. Front St.). The restaurants will be offering new menu choices to give guests elevated dining experiences in the Chicagoland suburbs.

COMEDY GENIUS FRANK CALIENDO BRINGS HIS DEAD-ON CELEBRITY IMPRESSIONS TO AURORA’S PARAMOUNT THEATRE ON NOVEMBER 10

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On Friday, November 10, at 8 p.m., Frank Caliendo brings all of his favorite impressions to Aurora’s Paramount Theatre for one show-only.

EVAN TYRONE MARTIN, PARAMOUNT’S JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, RETURNS FOR AN “UNFORGETTABLE” NAT KING COLE TRIBUTE CONCERT NOVEMBER 5

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Aurora’s Paramount Theatre is proud to bring back Chicago leading man Evan Tyrone Martin – whose mind-blowing, jaw-dropping performance in Paramount’s critically acclaimed Jesus Christ Superstar wowed audiences last spring – to star in Unforgettable: Falling in Love with Nat King Cole, Sunday, November 5, 2017, at 3 p.m.

THE MAGIC PARLOUR CELEBRATES FIVE YEARS AT THE LEGENDARY PALMER HOUSE HILTON HOTEL

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The House Theatre of Chicago proudly announces the return of Dennis Watkins in The Magic Parlour, at the Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel, 17 E. Monroe, for an open run. Regular performances take place Fridays at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m., and Saturdays at 4:30, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.* Tickets are $79 each, which includes wine and beer selections, and may be purchased at www.themagicparlourchicago.com, www.thehousetheatre.com or by calling The House Theatre of Chicago Box Office at 773.769.3832. The Magic Parlour is an upscale event and cocktail attire is encouraged. The show is open to guests ages 12 year and older.

Stephen Hanthorn Presents: THE BEST MAGIC SHOW @ iO @ iO Chicago in the Jason Chin Cabaret Theater

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Magician Stephen Hanthorn presents an evening of intimate, interactive and mind-blowing magic at the World Famous iO Theatre, home of long form improvisation.

Lyric Takes Dining To A New Level!

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New wine lists curated by Alpana Singh to complement new menus and featured guest-chef entrées in on-site restaurants, plus new champagne bar, new location for sushi bar, and more to enhance your Lyric experience this season!

PARAMOUNT THEATRE PRESENTS TONY AND EMMY AWARD-WINNER KRISTIN CHENOWETH ONE-NIGHT-ONLY NOVEMBER 4

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No matter if she’s a good witch on Broadway, a sassy press secretary on TV or a show-stopping singer on stage, Tony and Emmy Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth is always absolutely mesmerizing.

Musical theater lovers know Chenoweth hits it out of the park with everything she does, and she’s bringing that same level of charm, spunk, grace and all-around excellence to west suburban Chicago’s Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, one-night-only, Saturday, November 4 at 8 p.m.

Monthly PRIDE FILM FESTIVAL to launch October 10th

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Pride Films and Plays will curate and screen a monthly festival of LGBTQ independent films from around the world, PFP Executive Director David Zak announced today. The inaugural screening will be held Tuesday, October 10, the eve of National Coming Out Day on October 11, 2017. To celebrate that occasion, the PRIDE FILM FESTIVAL premiere will feature six films focused on the theme of coming out.