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« Monday January 22, 2018 »
Start: 11:30 pm
End: 12:30 am

The Infinite Wrench Begins Its Nonstop Run In Chicago with the Newly Launched Show from The Neo-Futurists

Start: 10:30 am
End: 5:00 pm

The refrigerated toboggan run at Pokagon State Park opens on Friday, Nov. 24. If you’ve never taken a run down this quarter-mile track at 35-40 mph, this is the year to check it off your bucket list.

Start: 5:00 pm
End: 5:59 pm

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.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Lifeline Theatre Artistic Director Dorothy Milne and former Live Bait Theater Artistic Director Sharon Evans are pleased to announce the 21st Annual Fillet of Solo Festival, running January 12–28, 2018. Celebrating the breadth of Chicago’s enduring storytelling and live lit scene, Lifeline brings 12 storytelling collectives and seven solo performers together for a three-week, multi-venue selection of powerful personal stories.

Start: 4:00 pm
End: 4:59 pm

Indiana Quick Quiz
1. Who was Indiana Governor 50 years ago (1968)?
2. What city serves as the county seat of Jackson County?
3. Hollywood actress Marjorie Main came from what Indiana town?
Answers Below

Pictured: Memorial to Gus Grissom in Mitchell. Photo by Statehouse Tour Office.

Start: 7:30 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Tony Award nominee, Drama Desk Lifetime Achievement honoree and two-time MAC Award winner, Charles Busch, who performed two sold-out shows at Pride Arts Center in January 2017, will return on January 21 and 22 with CHARLES BUSCH: MY KINDA ‘60S - a new show that gets to the essence of this legendary entertainer.

Start: 10:30 am
End: 11:30 am

Young children ages 2-3 years, along with their caregiver will enjoy stories, songs and a craft.

Start: 11:30 am
End: 12:30 pm

Young children ages 2-3 years, along with their caregiver will enjoy stories, songs and a craft.

Start: 11:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

On Monday, January 22, 2018, Steppenwolf Theatre Company proudly hosts Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actor Sarah Paulson as the 2018 Honoree at the annual Steppenwolf Women in the Arts fundraising luncheon. The 9th annual luncheon takes place at 12noon at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel (221 N Columbus Dr). VIP Reception begins at 11:30am. Ms. Paulson joins Steppenwolf ensemble member, longtime friend and collaborator Tracy Letts and Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro for an exciting conversation about her career both on-stage and on-screen and her impact as a leader in her industry. Individual tickets are available by contacting Steppenwolf’s Special Events Department at 312-654-5632 or

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