Thursday October 18 8:21 am

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan


An Evening w/ David Sedaris: Best-selling author, humorist & This American Life contributor, live @ Aurora's Paramount, Nov 20

11/20/2018 - 19:30
11/20/2018 - 22:00

David Sedaris, author of the previous bestsellers Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, and regular National Public Radio contributor will be appearing for one night only at Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, Tuesday, November 20, at 7:30 p.m., following the release of his newest book and New York Times #1 Best Seller, Calypso.

Mark Toland, Mind Reader EXTENDED THROUGH OCTOBER 31st

05/02/2018 - 20:00
10/31/2018 - 22:00
Photo by Stephanie Toland

Over the course of 75 minutes, Toland engages audience members with psychological illusions and mysteries of the mind.

Judy Blume, Neil deGrasse Tyson To Receive 2018 Sandburg Awards Oct. 9

10/09/2018 - 17:30
10/09/2018 - 23:00

Beloved best-selling novelist Judy Blume (“Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret”; “Summer Sisters”; “Fudge”) and astrophysicist and Nova host Neil deGrasse Tyson (“Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour”; “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry”) will receive the 2018 Carl Sandburg Literary Award from Chicago Public Library and the Chicago Public Library Foundation at the Carl Sandburg Literary Awards Dinner on Tuesday, 5:30 pm October 9, at The Forum (725 W Roosevelt Road) on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago.