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Region’s Top Cover Bands Amp Up for ‘Party by the Pond’ at Chicago Premium Outlets

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Chicago Premium Outlets today announced the return of its popular “Party by the Pond” concert series, which will kick off on Friday, June 15, with Chicago’s premier Beatles tribute band, American English. Also slated to appear at the center’s picturesque feature pond this summer are ultimate ’90s party band, Run Forrest Run (July 20) and ’80s-inspired standouts, 16 Candles (August 17).

Manual Cinema to self-present Chicago premiere of The End of TV July 19-August 5 at Chopin Theatre

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Manual Cinema has announced a three-week summer run of The End of TV, July 19- August 5 at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division, in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood.

Interactive Exhibit Bead Town: Along the South Shore: An Attempt to Break new Guinness World Records®

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Nearly 15 million recycled Mardi Gras beads and thousands of participants will create a mural depicting northwest Indiana and Chicagoland at the Bead Town: Along the South Shore exhibit. The mural will highlight dozens of historic and iconic locations that make up the landscapes along the southern shores of Lake Michigan. The 3,311 square foot mural is the newest artwork by Bead Town and will attempt to set a Guinness World Records®.

PARKWAY BANK PARK ANNOUNCES LINEUP FOR “ROCKIN’ IN THE PARK” 2018 FREE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES DATES

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Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park entertainment district (5501 Park Place, Rosemont) will celebrate the summer season with the return of the “Rockin’ in the Park” free summer concert series. The weekly series is scheduled to begin Sunday, May 27 with a special Memorial Day cookout and live concert event beginning at 3 p.m. Free concerts will continue on Thursday evenings from May 31 through August 30, featuring music by classic cover bands, food and beverage tents on the park’s great lawn and a musical fireworks display after every show.

KINGS DINING & ENTERTAINMENT GEARS UP FOR SUMMER SEASON WITH NEW FOOD MENU AT LINCOLN PARK AND ROSEMONT LOCATIONS

KINGS Dining & Entertainment, the premier bowling, dining and cocktail venue with locations in Rosemont and Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood will welcome the summer season with several new, made-from-scratch menu items. With a selection of fresh flavors and globally-influenced dishes, from the in-demand Impossible Burger to Instagram-friendly super-sized sundaes and mega-shakes.

New Full-Service Restaurant, R & R Sports Bar & Grill, to open at the Steel Yard

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Northwest Indiana residents and baseball fans everywhere should prepare themselves as a new flavor is headed to the Steel Yard! The Gary SouthShore RailCats are excited to announce a NEW Full-Service, Year-Round Restaurant is coming to the ball park, R&R Sports Bar & Grill!

“THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL: THE WHITNEY HOUSTON SHOW” STARRING BELINDA DAVIDS COMING TO ROSEMONT THEATRE AUGUST 11

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Showtime Australia’s acclaimed music production “The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Show” starring Belinda Davids will make its debut in the Chicago area at the Rosemont Theatre (5400 N River Road) on August 11 at 8 p.m.