Chris Lake at Palladium Nightclub


Palladium Nightclub
PALLADIUM @ CASTLE PRESENTS CHRIS LAKE SATURDAY MARCH 2, 2013 For the past seven years, Chris Lake has travelled the globe. As a producer, he’s topped industry charts over and over again, breaking big with his hit “Changes.” Last summer he was a highlight of Chicago’s Wavefront Music Festival. He has collaborated with Deadmau5 and done remixes for Mark Ronson, Lily Allen, Robbie Williams and many more. Simply put, he’s become one of the great DJ/ Producers of the modern world.
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Chicago Restaurant Week 2013 Feb 1-10

chicago_restaurant_weekBring your appetite for the sixth annual Chicago Restaurant Week and get an introduction into Chicago’s extraordinary culinary scene. Enjoy top fare at value pricing at more than 250 restaurants throughout the city and surrounding suburbs. This 10-day festival runs from February 1 through February 10 (2013) and will feature prix fixe menus starting at $22 for lunch and $33/$44 for dinner, excluding beverages, tax and gratuity.

See the Chicago Restaurant Week Restaurant List PDF or interactive list at ChooseChicago.com.

Savoy at The Mid


Savoy @ The Mid
February 1, 2013 12:00am
Electronic Music

Meet The Mid, Located In Chicago’s Meatpacking District In The West Loop, It Meets Somewhere In The Middle Of The City Between Chicago’s Downtown And The Neighborhoods Within The City; Somewhere In The Middle Of A Live Music Venue And An Upscale Nightclub.

The Mid Seems To Be In Tune With Live Music And Nightlife To Give Music Lovers The Ultimate Concert Experience. The 801-Person Venue Is Located At 306 N. Halsted.

Outside The Doors Of The Club, The Great Views Of The Downtown Skyline Remind You Of The Wonderful City Of Chicago. Inside The Mid, You Will Find Three Full Service Bars, Ample Room For Dancing, Cozy Booths And Table Seating, And A VIP Room Equipped With Its Own Bar And DJ Booth. With The Second Floor Balcony And Seating, There Is Not A Bad Seat In The House, And The Dual-Floor Bathrooms That Are Bigger Than Some Apartments. Simple Modern Touches Like Exposed Brick And Dark Wood Floors Make The Place Look Rich Yet Relaxed. All Of These Elements Keep With The Venue’s Direction To Pave The Way For Music-Centric Clubs In Chicago

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Rowan and Erwan Bouroullec: Bivouac at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago


Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Starts January 20th, 2013 – This rare exhibition of work by French designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec traces their design career over fifteen years of collaboration and constant evolution. Their first major solo show in the United States in almost ten years, ‘Rowan and Erwan Bouroullec: Bivouac’ is organized by the Centre Pompidou-Metz and highlights their exceptional international career, during which the brothers have become widely recognized as two of the most exciting and innovative designers working today.
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The Mother****** with the Hat @ Steppenwolf Theatre

The Motherf**ker with the Hat

Event: The Mother****** with the Hat
Venue: Steppenwolf Theatre
Showing: December 28th, 2012 through March 3rd, 2013.
Category: THEATRE MUSICAL / PLAY

Things are looking up for recovering alcoholic Jackie and his girlfriend Veronica—until Jackie spots another man’s hat in their apartment and embarks on a sublimely incompetent quest for vengeance. Fast-paced and uproarious, Mother is a gleefully foul-mouthed look at modern love and other addictions. Ensemble member Anna D. Shapiro, director of the acclaimed Broadway premiere, returns to direct the Steppenwolf production.

Please note this play contains adult language: an honest, authentic mash-up of poetry and profanity (that’s a lotta fun).

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Soft Jolts @ Schubas


Schubas Tavern
1-11-2013 @ 10:00pm
Style: Garage, Psych, Punk
Soft Jolts formed in 2008 when brothers Dan and Jim Duffy recorded a six-song EP with engineer Kris Poulin. They played shows in the Chicago area and recorded their second EP in 2009. Now, following a short hiatus, the garage/psych/rock duo are playing several shows in support of their first full-length LP, released in October 2012
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