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The Warehouse - Frankie Knuckles' Story Launch Party

Party To-Do!: To kick-off The Warehouse film production, the producers will host a launch party and Frankie Knuckles Foundation (FKF) Benefit. Tickets include a two-hour cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception from 6 PM to 8 PM. Limited VIP tables are available. 100% of ticket proceeds to benefit the Frankie Knuckles Foundation. Soleil's Take: That's right, folks - 100% of the proceeds benefit the Foundation - LOVE it! Price: $20. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Underground Wonder Bar 56 West Illinois Chicago, IL. For more info visit www.theundergroundchicago.com.

Ta-Nehisi Coates - The Case for Reparations: A University Response

Community Development To-Do!: Ta-Nehisi Coates, National Correspondent for The Atlantic and winner of the 2014 George Polk Award for Commentary, will be speaking about his cover article, The Case for Reparations. A panel discussion will follow. Price: Free! Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Mundelein Center Auditorium 1020 W. Sheridan Road Chicago, IL 60660. For more info visit luc.edu.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Discounts: 2-for-1 tickets to all shows on March 22, 26 and 31 and April 1, 3 and 5 with Discount Code 20092! Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Discounts: 2-for-1 tickets to all shows on March 22, 26 and 31 and April 1, 3 and 5 with Discount Code 20092! Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Two Trains Running

Theater To-Do!: Goodman Theatre honors August Wilson’s legacy with his Tony-nominated masterpiece, praised by Variety as "perfection . . . [a] work by a writer at the peak of his powers." The civil rights movement is sweeping across Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1969, but the promise of a better tomorrow hasn’t quite reached all of the city’s residents, some of whom gather daily at Memphis’ diner to gossip about the neighborhood, dream about their futures and confront the brutal realities of the present. Now Memphis mus… Soleil's Take: View the August Wilson Celebration To-Dos! Miscellaneous Info: The August Wilson Celebration In honor of the late playwright and his frequent collaborations with the Goodman, the theater will lead a citywide retrospective of his life and work. Featuring a revival of Wilson’s masterpiece Two Trains Running and concert readings of his nine other “20th Century Cycle” plays, this unprecedented exploration of Wilson’s work includes educational seminars, panel discussions and other special events. Presented in collaboration with over 20 theaters, universities and… Price: $27-80. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: March 7 – April 12, 2015. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 443-3800. For more info visit www.goodmantheatre.org.

Black World Cinema: The Homestretch

Film To-Do!: The Homestretch (2013), USA 119 Minutes Directors: Anne de Mare, Kirsten Kelly The Homestretch follows three homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future. Each of these smart, ambitious teenagers – Roque, Kasey and Anthony – will surprise, inspire, and challenge audiences to rethink stereotypes of homelessness as they work to complete their education while facing the trauma of being alone and abandoned at an early age. Through haunting images, intimate scenes, and… Soleil's Take: View more Black World Cinema dates! Also check out the Black World Cinema blog site and FaceBook Page, both of which have frequently updated content! Miscellaneous Info: Black World Cinema, a showcase of seldom seen classic features and new films from around the world. Black World Cinema presents films by filmmakers that bring us story with compelling content and human dimension seldom presented in mainstream cinema. All screenings are followed by lively discussions moderated by program director Floyd Webb or local filmmakers, writers and directors. Price: $6. Other Times To-Do It: First Thursdays. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Studio Movie Grill Chatham 14 Theaters 210 W 87th Street Chicago, IL. For more info visit blackworldcinema.net.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Discounts: 2-for-1 tickets to all shows on March 22, 26 and 31 and April 1, 3 and 5 with Discount Code 20092! Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Two Trains Running

Theater To-Do!: Goodman Theatre honors August Wilson’s legacy with his Tony-nominated masterpiece, praised by Variety as "perfection . . . [a] work by a writer at the peak of his powers." The civil rights movement is sweeping across Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1969, but the promise of a better tomorrow hasn’t quite reached all of the city’s residents, some of whom gather daily at Memphis’ diner to gossip about the neighborhood, dream about their futures and confront the brutal realities of the present. Now Memphis mus… Soleil's Take: View the August Wilson Celebration To-Dos! Miscellaneous Info: The August Wilson Celebration In honor of the late playwright and his frequent collaborations with the Goodman, the theater will lead a citywide retrospective of his life and work. Featuring a revival of Wilson’s masterpiece Two Trains Running and concert readings of his nine other “20th Century Cycle” plays, this unprecedented exploration of Wilson’s work includes educational seminars, panel discussions and other special events. Presented in collaboration with over 20 theaters, universities and… Price: $27-80. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: March 7 – April 12, 2015. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 443-3800. For more info visit www.goodmantheatre.org.

MCA's First Fridays: TBD

Art/Exhibit To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: MCA's First Fridays usually offers up some pretty interesting visuals, and a lively crowd. I wouldn't even call this crowd diverse, though, as it will be predominately white. Of course, you can't go wrong when Wolfgang Puck is catering! Miscellaneous Info: Happy hour takes on a new meaning with First Fridays at the MCA. Relax after a long workweek with a cash bar featuring Absolut Vodka specialty drinks and free Wolfgang Puck appetizers. Enjoy live music from local DJs, the world’s only iMac G5 digital dating bar, and creation stations right within our open galleries. Each month features an up-and-coming Chicago artist in a preview of the latest 12 x 12: New Artists/New Work exhibition. Keep the festivities going at our after-parties at Chicago’s newest and h… Price: $18; Advance, $14; Members, $10. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets. Venue Info: Parking? In the Gold Coast?!?! $4 discounted parking is available, but 4 bucks off of $34 is like taking a tablespoon of sand of the beach. Okay, it's not that expensive, but you ought to consider public transportation, cab or jitney (pack a bunch of folks in your car and charge them $1 each). Friday, April 3, 2015, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Chicago, Illinois (312) 280-2660. For more info visit www.mcachicago.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Discounts: 2-for-1 tickets to all shows on March 22, 26 and 31 and April 1, 3 and 5 with Discount Code 20092! Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Friday, April 3, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Two Trains Running

Theater To-Do!: Goodman Theatre honors August Wilson’s legacy with his Tony-nominated masterpiece, praised by Variety as "perfection . . . [a] work by a writer at the peak of his powers." The civil rights movement is sweeping across Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1969, but the promise of a better tomorrow hasn’t quite reached all of the city’s residents, some of whom gather daily at Memphis’ diner to gossip about the neighborhood, dream about their futures and confront the brutal realities of the present. Now Memphis mus… Soleil's Take: View the August Wilson Celebration To-Dos! Miscellaneous Info: The August Wilson Celebration In honor of the late playwright and his frequent collaborations with the Goodman, the theater will lead a citywide retrospective of his life and work. Featuring a revival of Wilson’s masterpiece Two Trains Running and concert readings of his nine other “20th Century Cycle” plays, this unprecedented exploration of Wilson’s work includes educational seminars, panel discussions and other special events. Presented in collaboration with over 20 theaters, universities and… Price: $27-80. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: March 7 – April 12, 2015. Friday, April 3, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 443-3800. For more info visit www.goodmantheatre.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Discounts: 2-for-1 tickets to all shows on March 22, 26 and 31 and April 1, 3 and 5 with Discount Code 20092! Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Two Trains Running

Theater 2pm Matinee. To-Do!: Goodman Theatre honors August Wilson’s legacy with his Tony-nominated masterpiece, praised by Variety as "perfection . . . [a] work by a writer at the peak of his powers." The civil rights movement is sweeping across Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1969, but the promise of a better tomorrow hasn’t quite reached all of the city’s residents, some of whom gather daily at Memphis’ diner to gossip about the neighborhood, dream about their futures and confront the brutal realities of the present. Now Memphis mus… Soleil's Take: View the August Wilson Celebration To-Dos! Miscellaneous Info: The August Wilson Celebration In honor of the late playwright and his frequent collaborations with the Goodman, the theater will lead a citywide retrospective of his life and work. Featuring a revival of Wilson’s masterpiece Two Trains Running and concert readings of his nine other “20th Century Cycle” plays, this unprecedented exploration of Wilson’s work includes educational seminars, panel discussions and other special events. Presented in collaboration with over 20 theaters, universities and… Price: $27-80. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: March 7 – April 12, 2015. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 443-3800. For more info visit www.goodmantheatre.org.

Two Trains Running

Theater To-Do!: Goodman Theatre honors August Wilson’s legacy with his Tony-nominated masterpiece, praised by Variety as "perfection . . . [a] work by a writer at the peak of his powers." The civil rights movement is sweeping across Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1969, but the promise of a better tomorrow hasn’t quite reached all of the city’s residents, some of whom gather daily at Memphis’ diner to gossip about the neighborhood, dream about their futures and confront the brutal realities of the present. Now Memphis mus… Soleil's Take: View the August Wilson Celebration To-Dos! Miscellaneous Info: The August Wilson Celebration In honor of the late playwright and his frequent collaborations with the Goodman, the theater will lead a citywide retrospective of his life and work. Featuring a revival of Wilson’s masterpiece Two Trains Running and concert readings of his nine other “20th Century Cycle” plays, this unprecedented exploration of Wilson’s work includes educational seminars, panel discussions and other special events. Presented in collaboration with over 20 theaters, universities and… Price: $27-80. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: March 7 – April 12, 2015. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 443-3800. For more info visit www.goodmantheatre.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Discounts: 2-for-1 tickets to all shows on March 22, 26 and 31 and April 1, 3 and 5 with Discount Code 20092! Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Cole's Chicago Cabaret

Comedy To-Do!: Cole's Chicago Cabaret - the 2nd season! Featuring a diverse and rotating lineup of the best comedians in Chicago as well as variety acts including - but not limited to: mentalists, rapping violinists, bands, jugglers, and operatic sopranos. This show features: Your host - Cole's Chicago Cabaret's own Bill Bullock (Congrats on Your Success) Kevin Kellam (Hot Cup of Comedy) Brandie Posey (Bridgetown Comedy Festival) Conor Delehanty (Limestone Comedy Festival) and headliner Jeanie Doogan (Laugh… Price: Free! Ticket Link: RSVP Today! Other Times To-Do It: Sundays through May 10, 2015. Venue Info: 2 blocks from the California Blue Line Stop. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Cole's Bar 2338 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL 60647. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Two Trains Running

Theater To-Do!: Goodman Theatre honors August Wilson’s legacy with his Tony-nominated masterpiece, praised by Variety as "perfection . . . [a] work by a writer at the peak of his powers." The civil rights movement is sweeping across Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1969, but the promise of a better tomorrow hasn’t quite reached all of the city’s residents, some of whom gather daily at Memphis’ diner to gossip about the neighborhood, dream about their futures and confront the brutal realities of the present. Now Memphis mus… Soleil's Take: View the August Wilson Celebration To-Dos! Miscellaneous Info: The August Wilson Celebration In honor of the late playwright and his frequent collaborations with the Goodman, the theater will lead a citywide retrospective of his life and work. Featuring a revival of Wilson’s masterpiece Two Trains Running and concert readings of his nine other “20th Century Cycle” plays, this unprecedented exploration of Wilson’s work includes educational seminars, panel discussions and other special events. Presented in collaboration with over 20 theaters, universities and… Price: $27-80. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: March 7 – April 12, 2015. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 443-3800. For more info visit www.goodmantheatre.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Two Trains Running

Theater To-Do!: Goodman Theatre honors August Wilson’s legacy with his Tony-nominated masterpiece, praised by Variety as "perfection . . . [a] work by a writer at the peak of his powers." The civil rights movement is sweeping across Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1969, but the promise of a better tomorrow hasn’t quite reached all of the city’s residents, some of whom gather daily at Memphis’ diner to gossip about the neighborhood, dream about their futures and confront the brutal realities of the present. Now Memphis mus… Soleil's Take: View the August Wilson Celebration To-Dos! Miscellaneous Info: The August Wilson Celebration In honor of the late playwright and his frequent collaborations with the Goodman, the theater will lead a citywide retrospective of his life and work. Featuring a revival of Wilson’s masterpiece Two Trains Running and concert readings of his nine other “20th Century Cycle” plays, this unprecedented exploration of Wilson’s work includes educational seminars, panel discussions and other special events. Presented in collaboration with over 20 theaters, universities and… Price: $27-80. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: March 7 – April 12, 2015. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 443-3800. For more info visit www.goodmantheatre.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Two Trains Running

Theater To-Do!: Goodman Theatre honors August Wilson’s legacy with his Tony-nominated masterpiece, praised by Variety as "perfection . . . [a] work by a writer at the peak of his powers." The civil rights movement is sweeping across Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1969, but the promise of a better tomorrow hasn’t quite reached all of the city’s residents, some of whom gather daily at Memphis’ diner to gossip about the neighborhood, dream about their futures and confront the brutal realities of the present. Now Memphis mus… Soleil's Take: View the August Wilson Celebration To-Dos! Miscellaneous Info: The August Wilson Celebration In honor of the late playwright and his frequent collaborations with the Goodman, the theater will lead a citywide retrospective of his life and work. Featuring a revival of Wilson’s masterpiece Two Trains Running and concert readings of his nine other “20th Century Cycle” plays, this unprecedented exploration of Wilson’s work includes educational seminars, panel discussions and other special events. Presented in collaboration with over 20 theaters, universities and… Price: $27-80. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: March 7 – April 12, 2015. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 443-3800. For more info visit www.goodmantheatre.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Friday, April 10, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Two Trains Running

Theater To-Do!: Goodman Theatre honors August Wilson’s legacy with his Tony-nominated masterpiece, praised by Variety as "perfection . . . [a] work by a writer at the peak of his powers." The civil rights movement is sweeping across Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1969, but the promise of a better tomorrow hasn’t quite reached all of the city’s residents, some of whom gather daily at Memphis’ diner to gossip about the neighborhood, dream about their futures and confront the brutal realities of the present. Now Memphis mus… Soleil's Take: View the August Wilson Celebration To-Dos! Miscellaneous Info: The August Wilson Celebration In honor of the late playwright and his frequent collaborations with the Goodman, the theater will lead a citywide retrospective of his life and work. Featuring a revival of Wilson’s masterpiece Two Trains Running and concert readings of his nine other “20th Century Cycle” plays, this unprecedented exploration of Wilson’s work includes educational seminars, panel discussions and other special events. Presented in collaboration with over 20 theaters, universities and… Price: $27-80. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: March 7 – April 12, 2015. Friday, April 10, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 443-3800. For more info visit www.goodmantheatre.org.

Timuel D. Black Bridges of Memory Distinguished Lecture & Jazz Concert

Community Development To-Do!: Timuel D. Black Bridges of Memory Distinguished Guest Lecture and Concert, with the Southside Arts & Humanities Network! Celebrate the culture and legacy of Chicago’s South Side with this event honoring Timuel D. Black, the great South Side civil rights activist and author of the Bronzeville oral history Bridges of Memory. Join us at Bronzeville’s historic Parkway Ballroom for the inaugural Timuel D. Black Bridges of Memory Distinguished Guest Lecture, followed by a reception and jazz concert, and a… Miscellaneous Info: For more information please contact Bart Schultz at (773) 834-3929, ext 1. Free Admission and Free Food! Price: Free! Ticket Link: RSVP Today! Saturday, April 11, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Parkway Ballroom 4455 S King Dr Chicago, IL 60653. For more info visit civicknowledge.uchicago.edu.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Two Trains Running

Theater 2pm matinee. To-Do!: Goodman Theatre honors August Wilson’s legacy with his Tony-nominated masterpiece, praised by Variety as "perfection . . . [a] work by a writer at the peak of his powers." The civil rights movement is sweeping across Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1969, but the promise of a better tomorrow hasn’t quite reached all of the city’s residents, some of whom gather daily at Memphis’ diner to gossip about the neighborhood, dream about their futures and confront the brutal realities of the present. Now Memphis mus… Soleil's Take: View the August Wilson Celebration To-Dos! Miscellaneous Info: The August Wilson Celebration In honor of the late playwright and his frequent collaborations with the Goodman, the theater will lead a citywide retrospective of his life and work. Featuring a revival of Wilson’s masterpiece Two Trains Running and concert readings of his nine other “20th Century Cycle” plays, this unprecedented exploration of Wilson’s work includes educational seminars, panel discussions and other special events. Presented in collaboration with over 20 theaters, universities and… Price: $27-80. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: March 7 – April 12, 2015. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 443-3800. For more info visit www.goodmantheatre.org.

Two Trains Running

Theater To-Do!: Goodman Theatre honors August Wilson’s legacy with his Tony-nominated masterpiece, praised by Variety as "perfection . . . [a] work by a writer at the peak of his powers." The civil rights movement is sweeping across Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1969, but the promise of a better tomorrow hasn’t quite reached all of the city’s residents, some of whom gather daily at Memphis’ diner to gossip about the neighborhood, dream about their futures and confront the brutal realities of the present. Now Memphis mus… Soleil's Take: View the August Wilson Celebration To-Dos! Miscellaneous Info: The August Wilson Celebration In honor of the late playwright and his frequent collaborations with the Goodman, the theater will lead a citywide retrospective of his life and work. Featuring a revival of Wilson’s masterpiece Two Trains Running and concert readings of his nine other “20th Century Cycle” plays, this unprecedented exploration of Wilson’s work includes educational seminars, panel discussions and other special events. Presented in collaboration with over 20 theaters, universities and… Price: $27-80. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: March 7 – April 12, 2015. Sunday, April 12, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 443-3800. For more info visit www.goodmantheatre.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Sunday, April 12, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Cole's Chicago Cabaret

Comedy To-Do!: Cole's Chicago Cabaret - the 2nd season! Featuring a diverse and rotating lineup of the best comedians in Chicago as well as variety acts including - but not limited to: mentalists, rapping violinists, bands, jugglers, and operatic sopranos. This show features: Your host - Cole's Chicago Cabaret's own Bill Bullock (Congrats on Your Success) Kevin Kellam (Hot Cup of Comedy) Brandie Posey (Bridgetown Comedy Festival) Conor Delehanty (Limestone Comedy Festival) and headliner Jeanie Doogan (Laugh… Price: Free! Ticket Link: RSVP Today! Other Times To-Do It: Sundays through May 10, 2015. Venue Info: 2 blocks from the California Blue Line Stop. Sunday, April 12, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Cole's Bar 2338 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL 60647. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Two Trains Running (Closing Week)

Theater To-Do!: Goodman Theatre honors August Wilson’s legacy with his Tony-nominated masterpiece, praised by Variety as "perfection . . . [a] work by a writer at the peak of his powers." The civil rights movement is sweeping across Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1969, but the promise of a better tomorrow hasn’t quite reached all of the city’s residents, some of whom gather daily at Memphis’ diner to gossip about the neighborhood, dream about their futures and confront the brutal realities of the present. Now Memphis mus… Soleil's Take: View the August Wilson Celebration To-Dos! Miscellaneous Info: The August Wilson Celebration In honor of the late playwright and his frequent collaborations with the Goodman, the theater will lead a citywide retrospective of his life and work. Featuring a revival of Wilson’s masterpiece Two Trains Running and concert readings of his nine other “20th Century Cycle” plays, this unprecedented exploration of Wilson’s work includes educational seminars, panel discussions and other special events. Presented in collaboration with over 20 theaters, universities and… Price: $27-80. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: March 7 – April 12, 2015. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 443-3800. For more info visit www.goodmantheatre.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Two Trains Running (Closing Week)

Theater To-Do!: Goodman Theatre honors August Wilson’s legacy with his Tony-nominated masterpiece, praised by Variety as "perfection . . . [a] work by a writer at the peak of his powers." The civil rights movement is sweeping across Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1969, but the promise of a better tomorrow hasn’t quite reached all of the city’s residents, some of whom gather daily at Memphis’ diner to gossip about the neighborhood, dream about their futures and confront the brutal realities of the present. Now Memphis mus… Soleil's Take: View the August Wilson Celebration To-Dos! Miscellaneous Info: The August Wilson Celebration In honor of the late playwright and his frequent collaborations with the Goodman, the theater will lead a citywide retrospective of his life and work. Featuring a revival of Wilson’s masterpiece Two Trains Running and concert readings of his nine other “20th Century Cycle” plays, this unprecedented exploration of Wilson’s work includes educational seminars, panel discussions and other special events. Presented in collaboration with over 20 theaters, universities and… Price: $27-80. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: March 7 – April 12, 2015. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 443-3800. For more info visit www.goodmantheatre.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Friday, April 17, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Two Trains Running (Closing Week)

Theater To-Do!: Goodman Theatre honors August Wilson’s legacy with his Tony-nominated masterpiece, praised by Variety as "perfection . . . [a] work by a writer at the peak of his powers." The civil rights movement is sweeping across Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1969, but the promise of a better tomorrow hasn’t quite reached all of the city’s residents, some of whom gather daily at Memphis’ diner to gossip about the neighborhood, dream about their futures and confront the brutal realities of the present. Now Memphis mus… Soleil's Take: View the August Wilson Celebration To-Dos! Miscellaneous Info: The August Wilson Celebration In honor of the late playwright and his frequent collaborations with the Goodman, the theater will lead a citywide retrospective of his life and work. Featuring a revival of Wilson’s masterpiece Two Trains Running and concert readings of his nine other “20th Century Cycle” plays, this unprecedented exploration of Wilson’s work includes educational seminars, panel discussions and other special events. Presented in collaboration with over 20 theaters, universities and… Price: $27-80. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: March 7 – April 12, 2015. Friday, April 17, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 443-3800. For more info visit www.goodmantheatre.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Two Trains Running (Closing Week)

Theater 2pm matinee. To-Do!: Goodman Theatre honors August Wilson’s legacy with his Tony-nominated masterpiece, praised by Variety as "perfection . . . [a] work by a writer at the peak of his powers." The civil rights movement is sweeping across Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1969, but the promise of a better tomorrow hasn’t quite reached all of the city’s residents, some of whom gather daily at Memphis’ diner to gossip about the neighborhood, dream about their futures and confront the brutal realities of the present. Now Memphis mus… Soleil's Take: View the August Wilson Celebration To-Dos! Miscellaneous Info: The August Wilson Celebration In honor of the late playwright and his frequent collaborations with the Goodman, the theater will lead a citywide retrospective of his life and work. Featuring a revival of Wilson’s masterpiece Two Trains Running and concert readings of his nine other “20th Century Cycle” plays, this unprecedented exploration of Wilson’s work includes educational seminars, panel discussions and other special events. Presented in collaboration with over 20 theaters, universities and… Price: $27-80. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: March 7 – April 12, 2015. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 443-3800. For more info visit www.goodmantheatre.org.

Two Trains Running (Closing Week)

Theater To-Do!: Goodman Theatre honors August Wilson’s legacy with his Tony-nominated masterpiece, praised by Variety as "perfection . . . [a] work by a writer at the peak of his powers." The civil rights movement is sweeping across Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1969, but the promise of a better tomorrow hasn’t quite reached all of the city’s residents, some of whom gather daily at Memphis’ diner to gossip about the neighborhood, dream about their futures and confront the brutal realities of the present. Now Memphis mus… Soleil's Take: View the August Wilson Celebration To-Dos! Miscellaneous Info: The August Wilson Celebration In honor of the late playwright and his frequent collaborations with the Goodman, the theater will lead a citywide retrospective of his life and work. Featuring a revival of Wilson’s masterpiece Two Trains Running and concert readings of his nine other “20th Century Cycle” plays, this unprecedented exploration of Wilson’s work includes educational seminars, panel discussions and other special events. Presented in collaboration with over 20 theaters, universities and… Price: $27-80. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: March 7 – April 12, 2015. Sunday, April 19, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 443-3800. For more info visit www.goodmantheatre.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Sunday, April 19, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Cole's Chicago Cabaret

Comedy To-Do!: Cole's Chicago Cabaret - the 2nd season! Featuring a diverse and rotating lineup of the best comedians in Chicago as well as variety acts including - but not limited to: mentalists, rapping violinists, bands, jugglers, and operatic sopranos. This show features: Your host - Cole's Chicago Cabaret's own Bill Bullock (Congrats on Your Success) Kevin Kellam (Hot Cup of Comedy) Brandie Posey (Bridgetown Comedy Festival) Conor Delehanty (Limestone Comedy Festival) and headliner Jeanie Doogan (Laugh… Price: Free! Ticket Link: RSVP Today! Other Times To-Do It: Sundays through May 10, 2015. Venue Info: 2 blocks from the California Blue Line Stop. Sunday, April 19, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Cole's Bar 2338 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL 60647. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Thursday, April 23, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Friday, April 24, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Saturday, April 25, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Sunday, April 26, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Cole's Chicago Cabaret

Comedy To-Do!: Cole's Chicago Cabaret - the 2nd season! Featuring a diverse and rotating lineup of the best comedians in Chicago as well as variety acts including - but not limited to: mentalists, rapping violinists, bands, jugglers, and operatic sopranos. This show features: Your host - Cole's Chicago Cabaret's own Bill Bullock (Congrats on Your Success) Kevin Kellam (Hot Cup of Comedy) Brandie Posey (Bridgetown Comedy Festival) Conor Delehanty (Limestone Comedy Festival) and headliner Jeanie Doogan (Laugh… Price: Free! Ticket Link: RSVP Today! Other Times To-Do It: Sundays through May 10, 2015. Venue Info: 2 blocks from the California Blue Line Stop. Sunday, April 26, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Cole's Bar 2338 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL 60647. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Thursday, April 30, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

MCA's First Fridays: TBD

Art/Exhibit To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: MCA's First Fridays usually offers up some pretty interesting visuals, and a lively crowd. I wouldn't even call this crowd diverse, though, as it will be predominately white. Of course, you can't go wrong when Wolfgang Puck is catering! Miscellaneous Info: Happy hour takes on a new meaning with First Fridays at the MCA. Relax after a long workweek with a cash bar featuring Absolut Vodka specialty drinks and free Wolfgang Puck appetizers. Enjoy live music from local DJs, the world’s only iMac G5 digital dating bar, and creation stations right within our open galleries. Each month features an up-and-coming Chicago artist in a preview of the latest 12 x 12: New Artists/New Work exhibition. Keep the festivities going at our after-parties at Chicago’s newest and h… Price: $18; Advance, $14; Members, $10. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets. Venue Info: Parking? In the Gold Coast?!?! $4 discounted parking is available, but 4 bucks off of $34 is like taking a tablespoon of sand of the beach. Okay, it's not that expensive, but you ought to consider public transportation, cab or jitney (pack a bunch of folks in your car and charge them $1 each). Friday, May 1, 2015, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Chicago, Illinois (312) 280-2660. For more info visit www.mcachicago.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Friday, May 1, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Saturday, May 2, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Marie Antoinette

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Sunday, May 3, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Cole's Chicago Cabaret

Comedy To-Do!: Cole's Chicago Cabaret - the 2nd season! Featuring a diverse and rotating lineup of the best comedians in Chicago as well as variety acts including - but not limited to: mentalists, rapping violinists, bands, jugglers, and operatic sopranos. This show features: Your host - Cole's Chicago Cabaret's own Bill Bullock (Congrats on Your Success) Kevin Kellam (Hot Cup of Comedy) Brandie Posey (Bridgetown Comedy Festival) Conor Delehanty (Limestone Comedy Festival) and headliner Jeanie Doogan (Laugh… Price: Free! Ticket Link: RSVP Today! Other Times To-Do It: Sundays through May 10, 2015. Venue Info: 2 blocks from the California Blue Line Stop. Sunday, May 3, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Cole's Bar 2338 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL 60647. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Marie Antoinette (Closing Week)

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Marie Antoinette (Closing Week)

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Black World Cinema: Concerning Violence

Film To-Do!: From the director of The Black Power Mixtape comes a bold and fresh visual narrative on Africa, based on newly discovered archival material covering the struggle for liberation from colonial rule in the late ’60s and ’70s, accompanied by text from Frantz Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth. Concerning Violence is both an archive-driven documentary covering the most daring moments in the struggle for liberation in the Third World, as well as an exploration into the mechanisms of decolonization through text… Soleil's Take: View more Black World Cinema dates! Also check out the Black World Cinema blog site and FaceBook Page, both of which have frequently updated content! Miscellaneous Info: Black World Cinema, a showcase of seldom seen classic features and new films from around the world. Black World Cinema presents films by filmmakers that bring us story with compelling content and human dimension seldom presented in mainstream cinema. All screenings are followed by lively discussions moderated by program director Floyd Webb or local filmmakers, writers and directors. Price: $6. Other Times To-Do It: First Thursdays. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Studio Movie Grill Chatham 14 Theaters 210 W 87th Street Chicago, IL. For more info visit blackworldcinema.net.

Marie Antoinette (Closing Week)

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Marie Antoinette (Closing Week)

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Friday, May 8, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Marie Antoinette (Closing Week)

Theater 3pm Matinee on Saturdays and Sundays. Free post-show discussions are offered after every performance in the Subscription Season. To-Do!: Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. From the light and breezy banter at the palace to the surging chants of "Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!" in the streets, Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our conte… Price: $22-82. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Other Times To-Do It: February 5 - May 10, 2015. Venue Info: Our parking facility consists of both a covered garage and an open-air lot, located just south of our theater at 1624 N Halsted. Just seeing the show? $10. Staying for dinner after a matinee? $12. Cash only. Sunday, May 10, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N Halsted St. Chicago, Illinois (773) 404-7336. For more info visit www.steppenwolf.org.

Cole's Chicago Cabaret

Comedy To-Do!: Cole's Chicago Cabaret - the 2nd season! Featuring a diverse and rotating lineup of the best comedians in Chicago as well as variety acts including - but not limited to: mentalists, rapping violinists, bands, jugglers, and operatic sopranos. This show features: Your host - Cole's Chicago Cabaret's own Bill Bullock (Congrats on Your Success) Kevin Kellam (Hot Cup of Comedy) Brandie Posey (Bridgetown Comedy Festival) Conor Delehanty (Limestone Comedy Festival) and headliner Jeanie Doogan (Laugh… Price: Free! Ticket Link: RSVP Today! Other Times To-Do It: Sundays through May 10, 2015. Venue Info: 2 blocks from the California Blue Line Stop. Sunday, May 10, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Cole's Bar 2338 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL 60647. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

MCA's First Fridays: TBD

Art/Exhibit To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action toolbar menu to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: MCA's First Fridays usually offers up some pretty interesting visuals, and a lively crowd. I wouldn't even call this crowd diverse, though, as it will be predominately white. Of course, you can't go wrong when Wolfgang Puck is catering! Miscellaneous Info: Happy hour takes on a new meaning with First Fridays at the MCA. Relax after a long workweek with a cash bar featuring Absolut Vodka specialty drinks and free Wolfgang Puck appetizers. Enjoy live music from local DJs, the world’s only iMac G5 digital dating bar, and creation stations right within our open galleries. Each month features an up-and-coming Chicago artist in a preview of the latest 12 x 12: New Artists/New Work exhibition. Keep the festivities going at our after-parties at Chicago’s newest and h… Price: $18; Advance, $14; Members, $10. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets. Venue Info: Parking? In the Gold Coast?!?! $4 discounted parking is available, but 4 bucks off of $34 is like taking a tablespoon of sand of the beach. Okay, it's not that expensive, but you ought to consider public transportation, cab or jitney (pack a bunch of folks in your car and charge them $1 each). Friday, June 5, 2015, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Chicago, Illinois (312) 280-2660. For more info visit www.mcachicago.org.

Annual Sickle Cell Walk/Jog/Bike–A–Thon

Benefit/Charitable To-Do!: Thirty four years makes this one of the pioneer lakefront charity events. Yes, it's a fundraiser, but don't let that fool you, it's a fun raiser, too. You'll have fun visiting our outdoor bazaar with food (delicious), games (for the entire family) and entertainment (wholesome). The goal for this year’s WJBAT is to raise $250,000 to continue the speicalized services that we offer to the community. The WJBAT is SCDAI’s major fundraiser for the year, Its financial success depends on the support of the comm… Soleil's Take: I am SURE that Saturday is going to be a beautiful day, so get your butt out in and support this cause! There's no time to be a renegade at this one, so don't walk, run or ride along like you registered if you didn't. :|. Saturday, June 13, 2015, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM. 31st Street and South Lake Shore Drive Chicago, Illinois. For more info visit www.sicklecelldisease-illinois.org.

Real Men Cook

Holiday/Seasonal To-Do!: This To-Do will be updated as information becomes available. Choose "Notify me of changes" on the Other Event Action pulldown menu to receive automatic e-mail or mobile text updates about this To-Do! Soleil's Take: I remember way back when this To-Do was held at a southside school. My how the movement has grown - even in these economic times! Visit the website for details about the Real Men Cook mission and movement. Sunday, June 21, 2015, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. TBD. For more info visit www.realmencookchicago.com.

RaviniaTedeschi Trucks Band/Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

Festivals Gates open at 4pm. **Lawn ticket prices are increased by $5 on the day of the show. To-Do!: Wheels of Soul Tour Tedeschi Trucks Band Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Doyle Bramhall II. Soleil's Take: Visit Sun Spots: Simply Social w/ the Buena Vista Social Club and SunSpots: Anita Baker at Ravinia Festival for my take on the Ravinia Park experience! View our select Ravinia schedule! Price: $33-75. Ticket Link: Purchase Tickets! Venue Info: Ravinia is a spot that must be visited at least once each season. The park grounds are absolutely beautiful and nothing beats a lazy summer afternoon, turned to balmy evening under the stars, sprawled out on a blanket. (Or lawn chair for those of you who prefer to remain off the ground.) Purchase lawn seats or get reserve seats and start your evening on the lawn. Wine and a reasonable variety of tasty treats, meals and sweets are available for purchase and lawn chairs available for rent. But, it's so much f… Sunday, June 21, 2015, 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Ravinia 200 Ravinia Park Rd Highland Park, IL 60035. For more info visit ravinia.org.