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GIRLS 4 SCIENCE KICK’S OFF THE START OF SUMMER WITH THE 6TH ANNUAL GARDEN PARTY FUNDRAISER
Join Girls 4 Science at their 6th Annual Garden Party Fundraiser and support Chicagoland girls who are pursuing a future in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs.
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Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation Hosts 26th Annual “Play for the Cure” Golf Outing
Dust off your clubs and break out your best golf attire for Chicago’s favorite summer event. Join Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation at the 26th annual “Play for the Cure” Golf Outing for an exciting day of golf, supporting research and educational programs for breast cancer.
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A Restaurant King’s Latest Role
This interest in movies is not an out-of-the-blue pipe dream. For many years he has been friends with and says he has learned much from such actor pals as David Schwimmer. He credits the local director, teacher and actress Joyce Piven with "giving me the basics" and he has for some time been taking acting lessons with Doug McDade, a longtime ensemble member of Shattered Globe Theatre.
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45th Anniversary Piven Theatre Workshop Gala, Once Upon A Stage
Join me in celebrating my lovely acting teacher Joyce Piven & the 45th Anniversary of her iconic Piven Theatre Workshop
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Andrew Vogt: How I Made a Record In One Year
Hey, everyone! This is Andrew Vogt of The AV Club here to tell you how I wrote, recorded and created an album all within the span of one year.
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Singer-Songwriter Layla Frankel Discusses Debut EP Release and Songwriting Rounds in Chicago
Hey there, Chicago! Layla Frankel here checking in with info on new releases, songwriter rounds and the Chicago music life.
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Tuxes and Tails Gala
TUX’S AND TAILS ….Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control are holding their black tie gala for Chicago’s neediest animals April 29th at The Waldorf Astoria in Chicago.
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Liz and the Lovelies release their new EP Progress Into Simplicity
Hello, Chicago! Liz Chidester of LIZ AND THE LOVELIES here to tell you what is going on with music, open mics, theatre, and podcasts in Chicago!
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Spin to Break the Cycle!!
Ready to Pedal? On Saturday, April 8th, Spin to Break the Cycle takes over the iconic House of Blues Chicago uniting individuals, corporations and the greater Chicago community as together we help break the cycle and invest in the future of Chicago’s youth - creating stronger, safer, and healthier communities.
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The Moon Threads a Needle
Hi, all. I’m songwriter/guitarist/saxophonist Wes John Cichosz (pronounced Chee-hoas). I’ve been part of Chicago’s music scene since I was a teenager and I’m proud to call the city my home, both musically and geographically. So thanks for checking me out here on A Chicago Thing.
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Flowers, Food and Fashion at Evening in Bloom featuring FLEUROTICA
Giving new meaning to the term “au natural,” flowers are the fashion at the haute couture FLEUROTICA fashion show, featured at this year’s Evening in Bloom preview party for the Chicago Flower & Garden Show.
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Help Change Lives, One Woman At A Time!
Join me this Sunday at the Davis Theater to see cast members from Chicago Fire, Chicago Med and Chicago PD star in a live staged reading of a new screenplay, Waiting, to benefit Piven Theatre Workshop arts outreach for women.