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Hot Tickets: Chicago

Thursday, November 10 I Cupcakes & Cocktails – This evening will feature cupcakes prepared by Blue Sky Inn’s staff, paired with custom cocktails created and poured by expert mixologists from the U.S. Bartenders Guild.  Guests can also enjoy beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres. They’ll also be hosting a cupcake contest: they’ll supply the cake, icings, fillings, nuts, chocolate & other assorted goodies, and you can assemble it to eat or enter into a contest we’ll be holding that night. The contest will be judged by Amanda Rockman, pastry chef at The Bristol and contestant on Top Chef: Just Desserts. Our silent auction includes items from Avec, the Paris Club, Purple Pig, Big Jones, the Dana Hotel, Lush Wine & Spirits, AND Bears, Bulls and Blackhawks tickets. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to enjoy delicious food and cocktails and support Blue Sky Inn’s job training program for homeless and formerly incarcerated youth. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on November 9, 2011 in Chicago, Hot Tickets

 

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Hot Tickets: Chicago

Every Wednesday at noon, CST, Brown Paper Tickets will post upcoming events happening in the Chicago area. Here are hot tickets for events coming up. Check back for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

Thursday, June 7 The Neo-Futurists turn 1985’s Care Bears Movie into a concert and staged reading as part of Film Fest X.

Friday, July 8 to Saturday, July 10 Art of Adaptation Festival presents new, short stage adaptations of everything from Alice in Wonderland to Metal Gear Solid.

Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 10 Flying Solo: Confessions from Live Journal brings back simpler, angstier times when actors perform based on the LiveJournals they kept as teens. Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

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Hot Tickets: Chicago

Every Wednesday at noon, CST, Brown Paper Tickets will post upcoming events happening in the Chicago area. Here are hot tickets for events coming up. Check back for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

Friday, June 24 Slow Food Chicago presents the Sweet Summer Solstice Potluck at the Chicago Honey Co-op. Foodies, this is a great time to hang out with like-minded people and check out this sustainable apiary.

Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25 30 Queer Plays in 60 Straight Minutes is a Chicago Pride event presented by the Neo-Futurists benefiting Illinois Safe Schools.

Thursday, June 28 Let X is a theater performance about a train conductor and playwright who revises his own romantic drama.

Know of any other events happening in the Chicago area this week? Post them in the comments section.

 
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Posted by on June 22, 2011 in Chicago, Hot Tickets

 

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Celebrate Pride Your Way!

Since the first Gay Pride marches and parades in Chicago, New York, LA and San Francisco in June of 1970, Pride events have spread like wildfire. Usually happening in June, corresponding with the Stonewall riots of 1969 when LGBT activists rioted against a police raid of a NYC gay bar, pretty much every major city across the country (and many internationally!) has some collection of pride events, often collected loosely around a Pride Parade. We’re stoked to be ticketing a number of these pride celebrations across the country, which have grown to be celebrated by folks on all parts of the LGBTQQ spectrum and straight folks alike. Pride means something different to everyone, and whether you’re looking for a wild party, a low-key concert, a film or a theater performance, there’s something out there for you. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 10, 2011 in Seasonal

 

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