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Free Christmas Events in Downtown Chicago

Get out your calendars - it's time to start planning Christmas in Chicago! The free holiday events begin this weekend, including the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Caroling at Cloud Gate, Dance-Along Nutcracker, and the opening of the McCormick Tribune Ice Skating Rink. Wheee!!!

There are some artists that just stand out in a way that defies explanation. They are so driven by their art, whatever genre, that they work tirelessly, constantly evolving and presenting to the world.  One of those artists is Chicago's own Ian Maksin.

Chicago Dance Crash Featuring the world premiere of “Al Nafs” by Amirah Sackett

Founded in 2002 and led by artistic director Jessica Deahr, Chicago Dance Crash has emerged as a critical staple of the local and national dance scene, engaging audiences and broadening the exposure of hip hop/contemporary dance.

Please note there are no published medical studies linking the consumption of Scotch Whisky to the rapid development of a Scottish brogue nor the sudden acquisition of Scottish idiomatic phrases as occurs with Mr. Garlington in the following story.  

Nose To Tail Wine Dinner at Davanti Enoteca

Davanti Enoteca recently hosted their “Nose to Tail Wine Dinner” at their Little Italy location (1359 W.

Nachos at The Globe Pub on Irving Park in Chicago

There's a chill in the air, so why don't you warm up with a multi-course meal (and BEER) at The Globe Pub?

Between the Buns, and exciting guest chef series featuring sandwiches, has landed at Commons Club and is seeking to raise money for charity. Eat your heart out for a good cause!

Chicago Ice Skating Rinks

Chicago ice skating is one of the most popular things to do for friends, families, and couples during the cold winter months. Here are some of the best places to go ice skating in Chicago.

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse. It’s a cold October evening, one of the first really cool nights of the year.

Catacombs, spirits, stories and the journey into the underworld. Feast your eyes on Les Innocents, an immersive queer thriller for every soul.

Daryn Whitney Harrell as Louise, Aalon Smith as June and E. Faye Butler as Mama Rose in Porchlight Theatre’s Gypsy

This Gypsy revival is much more than “Another Op’nin’, Another Show”. The rough-hewn, minimal set could barely contain Chicago’s Grande Dame and seven-time Jeff Award winner E. Faye Butler as Mama Rose, the ultimate leading lady, who commanded the audience’s attention from start to finish.

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