02 / 22 / 13
Critic For A Minute: Terrence Talks About Oscar Parties


Terrence talks with Shantell about Oscar Parties and why there shouldn’t be any reason to watch The Oscars alone, in Chicago. There is specifically, an Oscar party at The Park West which tries to make you feel as if you were at The Oscars themselves, featuring table side bar service and champagne. For more information, visit: www.centeronhalsted.org/otrc/

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02 / 22 / 13

Overdrive (Weekdays 4-6 PM): Overdrive Weekdays (4-6pm Central Time) Critic for a Minute Friday f


Man About Town: Terrence Chappell, nightlife and society columnist for Chicago Pride joins us on-air to discuss a kick ass Oscar Party curated by the Center on Halsted.

Meteorites Explained:Last week, we brought you the story of the meteorite that injured hundreds of Russians just…

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05 / 11 / 12

Addicted Chicago's Summer Events List f

Summertime in Chicago…can’t wait..  



ADDICTED Chicago’s Never a Dull Day in Chicago Guide:

Summer is just around the corner and that means it’s time to start prepping for the fun. I hope you enjoy this list of Chicago goodies and feel free to suggest some of your favorites.  ♥ AC


Chicago Full Moon Fire Jam:

About: Watch in amazement as fire performers show off their skills under the full moon to drums and music. 

June 4th

July 2nd

August 1st

August 30th

Chicago SummerDance:

July 19th-September 16th

Old Town School of Folk Music Classes: 4544 N. Lincoln Ave.  & 909 W. Armitage

About: It’s never too late to learn something new or master your passion.  Take advantage of the many classes available by Old Town School of Folk Music such as guitar classes, dance and movement classes (ballet, yoga, zumba, ect.), weekday morning classes, ensemble classes and much more! 


Chicago Blues Festival-Preview Events:

About: Enjoy a variety of Chicago blues performances taking place all over the city. See link for dates and locations. Highlights include: Tuesday Blues Lunch Break Series located in the Chicago Cultural Center, Blues at Navy Pier, Daley Plaza Blues Preview Concert, and much more!

Bridgeport Day:

About:  Enjoy a fun filled day that includes bicycle-powered floats, mobile sculptures, origami architecture, marching bands, hot dogs, dance performance, and much more! Parade is from 2pm-3pm and Block Party is from 3pm-9pm at Benton House.

Saturday, May 12th

Chicago Underground Film Festival:

At The Gene Siskel Film Center

May 31st-June 7th

Do Division Street Fest:

June 1st-3rd

On Division Street at Damen

SausageFest Chicago:

Saturday, June 2nd and Sunday, June 3rd


Grant Park Music Festival:

About: The nation’s only free, outdoor classical music series.

Opening Night: Wednesday, June 13th 6:30pm

Takes place through August. See link for full schedule

Wrigleyville Block Party:

June 12-17th

Spring Awakening Music Festival:

Saturday, June 16th and Sunday, June 17th

Taste of Randolph:

June 17th-June 19th

Green Music Fest:

Saturday, Sunday, June 23-24th


West Fest:

July 7th-July 8th


On Chicago Ave. between Damen and Wood

Taste of Chicago:

July 11th-July 15th

Pitchfork Music Festival:

July 13th-July 15th

Taste of River North:

July 20th-July 22nd

Lollapalooza: Grant Park

August 3rd-August 5th

Retro on Roscoe:

August 6th and August 7th

Roscoe and Damen

Wicker Park Fest:

Saturday, July 28th-Sunday, July 29th

Bucktown Arts Fest:

August 25th-26th 11am-7pm


2300 N. Oakley and 2300 West Lyndale

North Coast Music Festival:

August 31st-September 2nd


Movies in the Park: Outdoor Film Series

About: Movies in the park: Outdoor Film Series take place in The Chicago History Museum’s back plaza and begin at dusk. Movies are FREE.

Upcoming Movies in the Park Outdoor Film Series:

Wednesday, June 20thA League of Their Own

Wednesday, July 18thReturn To Me

Tuesday, July 31stFerris Bueller’s Day Off

Wednesday, August 15thThe Princess Bride

Wednesday, September 5thThe Blues Brothers

Chicago Park District Movies In The Park:

About: Enjoy classic films with friends beneath the stars. See link for locations and dates.

Project Sunday at The Chicago History Museum:

About: Featuring a monthly documentary series that takes place on select Sundays beginning at 1:30pm. Films are shown in the Rubloff Auditorium located inside the Chicago History Museum.

Upcoming Documentaries:

Sunday, June 10thThis Old Club

Sunday, July 15thThe Real George Washington

Sunday, August 12thSpeed & Angels


Co-Prosperity Sphere: 3219 S. Morgan

Mysteries and Natural Wonders of Bridgeport – The Trolley Tour

 Sunday, May 13th


Trolley Ticket Price: $30

Bucktown 2012 Tree & Garden Walk:

About: Explore over 100 gardens of various sizes and designs.

Saturday, July 14th- Sunday, July 15th


Food Tastings:

Small Showroom: 3219 S Morgan Street

About: Enjoy tastings by SMALL, a new organization that promotes companies and individuals who make local products.

May 4th-May 26th

Thur-Fri: 5-9pm

Sat-Sun: Noon-5pm

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