The Daily Herald from Arlington Heights, Illinois on March 9, 2008 · Page 152
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The Daily Herald from Arlington Heights, Illinois · Page 152

Arlington Heights, Illinois
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Sunday, March 9, 2008
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PAflM SUNDAY, MARCH 9, 2008 Dally Herald Plan your week with Friday's Time out! C1358C10DFM comedy Time out! Sunday Your Ust of what's happening today The Improv Comedy Showcase and Restaurant, 5 Woodfield Road, In Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg: Christopher Titus; 7 p.m. $24-$27. (847) 240-2001 or Zanies, 1548 N. Wells St., Chicago: Carl LaBove; 8:30 p.m. $23. TWo Item minimum. (312) 337-4027 or concerts Kelly Joe Phelps, FitzGerald's, 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn: Blues. 7:30 p.m. $15. (312) 559-1212. fitzgerald- Alfred Brendel, piano, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago: Works by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert. 3 p.m. $26-$56. (312) 294-3000 or Avalon String Quartet, Midwest Young Artists Center at Fort Sheridan, 878 Lyster Road, Highwood: Works by Schubert, Dohnanyl and Ravel, with MYA faculty and friends. 2 p.m. Free. (847) 926-9898 or Elgin Children's Chorus, Blizzard Theatre In Elgin Community College's Visual and Performing Arts Center, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin: "Perfect Pitch," vocal selections. 3 p.m. $8-$12. (847) 622-0300 or Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra, York Community High School, 355 W. St. Charles Road, Elmhurst: "The Story Behind the Music," Stephen Alltop conducts a youth concert featuring works by Handel and Vivaldi. 2:15 p.m. "Instrument See and Touch," 3 p.m. concert. Free. (630) 941-0202 or, Linda Marlanlello, baroque and traditional flute; and David Schrader, harpsichord, Ramsey Auditorium in Fer- milab's Wilson Hall, Kirk Road and Pine Street, Batavia: Classical. 2:30 p.m., 2nd floor. $15. (630) 840-2787. Metropolis Quartet, Cantigny Park and First Division Museum, 1 S. 151 Winfield Road, Wheaton: Baroque and contemporary works. 3 p.m. in the Robert R. McCormick Museum. Free, $8 parking. (630) 260-8162 or cantigny- Mount Prospect Community Band with Jason Deroche, guitar, Forest View Educational Center, 2121 S. Goebbert Road, Arlington Heights: "World Music Celebration," Ralph Wilder conducts works by Rodrigo, Chance, Tchaikovsky. 2 p.m. $7, $9. (847) 640-1000. Northwestern University Phllharmonla and University Singers, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall at Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston: Robert G. Hasty and Amy Weller conduct opera overtures, arias and choruses. 7:30 p.m. $4-$7. (847) 467-4000. Orion Ensemble, Fox Valley Presbyterian Church, 227 East Side Drive, Geneva: Works by Beethoven, Dahl and Arensky. 7 p.m. $8-523, free for ages 12 and younger. (630) 6289591 or Palatine Concert Band, Cutting Hall, 150 E. Wood St., Palatine: Ron Polancich conducts works by Vaughan Williams, Hanson, Persichetti and more. 7:30 p.m. S5-S8. (847) 9912731. Park Ridge Civic Orchestra with John Goodwin, piano, Pickwick Theater, 5 S. Prospect Ave., Park Ridge: Edgar Muenzer conducts works by Beethoven, with concert host Noel Morris. 2:30 p.m. $16-$20. (847) 692-7726. St. Charles Singers, St. Michael Church, 310 S. Wheaton Ave., Wheaton: "Faire Is the Heaven: Songs of Serenity and Light," works by Part, Howells, Haydn and more. 4 p.m. S10-S25. (630) 513-5272 or Thomas Hampson, baritone, Lund Auditorium in Dominican University's Fine Arts Building, 7900 W. Division St., River Forest: Opera selections and show tunes. 3 p.m. $55-575, $350 with post-recital benefit dinner. (708)488-5000. Bun B, Young Rell, June C, Tay Gutta, Quarter Key, Mlko, Sharky's, 601 Railroad Ave., Round Lake: Hip-hop. 9 p.m. $20, $30. (847) 546-3590. Chicago Grandstand Big Band with the Percy Julian and Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul perform Celtic music at the Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake. 7 p.m.$13-$41. (847) 543-2300. Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School Jazz Bands, FitzGerald's, 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn: Swing/big band. 5 p.m. $10. (708) 788-2118 Eric Schneider's Tenor Madness, Highland Park Community House, 1991 Sheridan Road, Highland Park: Jazz by Berlin, Kern, Weill and more. 3 p.m. $8-$17. (847) 4321515 or John Burnett Swing Orchestra, Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest: Swing/big band. 4 p.m. $10-$25. (847) 234-6060. Bodog Battle Regional Finals featuring Copperview, Ian Abrahamson, Know Boundaries, House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn St., Chicago: Hard/blues/pop rock/hip-hop; unsigned bands compete for a $1 million recording contract. 6:30 p.m. $12, $20. (312) 559-1212. Bret Michaels, Crash Anthem, Joe's Bar, 940 W. Weed St., Chicago: Hard rock. 8:30 p.m. $35. (312) 559-1212. God Is an Astronaut, Scale the Summit, 1908, Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago: Instrumental/post- rock/progresslve metal. 8 p.m. $10. (866) 468-3401, Judson Claiborne, Ezra Furman and the Harpoons, The Alarmists, Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave., Chicago: Pop rock. 8:30 p.m. $8. (866) 468-3401. Learn how sap is collected from trees and boiled to make maple syrup at Maple Sugaring Days at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St., Naperville. Enjoy samples and get recipes. 1 to 4 p.m. $8 adults, $5.50 ages 4 to 17. (630) 420-6010. Look Mexico, Band Marino, Needers & Givers, Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave., Chicago: Indie/pop rock/post-punk. 9 p.m. $8. (773) 525-2508 or Moonglow, Skokie Theatre, 7924 N. Lincoln Ave., Skokie: Pop standards. 2 p.m. $15. (847) 677-7761. Travis Morrison Hellflghters, The Rikters, Inspector Owl, Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago: Indie/experimental/pop rock. 8 p.m. $8, $10. (866) 468-3401. Theodore Blkel and Alberto Mizrahi, Harris Theater for Music and Dance at Millennium Park, 205 E. Randolph Drive, Chicago: Sephardic, Ladino, Turkish, Greek, Romanian, Israeli, Yiddish, cantorial music. 2:30 p.m. $36. (312) dance "Alice In Wonderland," Tivoli Theatre, 5021 Highland Ave., Downers Grove: Midwest Ballet presents a classically danced version. 1:30 p.m. $12. $11 seniors/students. (630) 968-0219. "Beauty and the Beast," Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg: Schaumburg Dance Ensemble presents a ballet and dance version of the classic tale. 1 and 5 p.m. $12-$22. (847) 895-3600 or "DanceWorks 2008," Josephine Louis Theatre, Northwestern University's Theatre and Interpretation Center, 20 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston: An annual showcase featuring the choreography of Northwestern dance faculty members. 2 p.m. $10-$20. (847) 491-7282. ter, 45 Symphony Way, Elgin: Christian Youth Theater presents the tale. 2 p.m. $8-$14. (847) 516-2298 or Cytchica- or "The Elves & the Shoemaker," Stevenson High School, 1 Stevenson Drive, Lincolnshire: A poor shoemaker is visited by elves who make shoes at night. 1 and 3 p.m. $5. (847) 634-4000 ext., 1882. Erin Flynn Band, Old Town School of Folk Music Concert Hall, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago: Folk/pop/jam rock, children's concert. Noon. $12. (773) 728-6000. "The Frog Prince," Writers' Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe: David Mamet's retelling of the fairy tale about a cursed prince in the form of frog who woos a princess. 11 a.m. $20. (847) 242-6000 "Harriet the Spy,".Jheatre of Western Springs, 4384 Hampton Ave., Western Springs: An 11-year-old aspiring writer keeps track of everything she sees and thinks in her spy notebook. 2:30 p.m. $6-$12. (708) 246-3380. "Seussical: The Musical," Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire: The wacky world of Dr. Seuss storybooks get combined in a Broadway musical. 10 a.m. $12 (fees extra). (847) 634-0200 "Story Theatre," Elgin Art Showcase, 164 Division St., 8th Floor, Elgin: Independent Players Youth Troupe presents Paul Sills' group of famous fables from the Brothers Grimm and Aesop. 3 p.m. $5-$15. (847) 697-7374. "The Velveteen Rabbit," Steel Beam Theatre, 111 W. Main St., St. Charles: A children's theater version of the famed book about a left-behind stuffed rabbit. 3 p.m. $10. (630) 587-8521. expos misc. Chicagoland Flower & Garden Show and Home Lifestyle Expo, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont: Theme and "teaching" gardens, workshops and seminars, culinary demonstrations, market, home improvement, art show. 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. $12-$14, $5 for ages 4 to 12. Parking $11. Chicagoland Kids Expo, Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center, 1551 N.Thoreau Drive, Schaumburg: Products and services for toddlers through young teens, with kid-friendly entertainers, inflatable rides. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $10, $6 for ages 3 to 12. Coupon at Fox Valley Antiques Show, Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Road, St. Charles: Chicago Suburban Antiques Dealers Association's spring show is "Live Green, Buy Antiques." 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $8; proceeds benefit Garfield Farm Museum. (815) 838-0606 or Grayslake Antique & Collectible Market, Lake County Fairgrounds, Routes 120 and 45, Grayslake: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. $5, $20 to enter at 6 a.m. (715) 526-9769 or The Home Show, Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin Road, Palatine: Find solutions to home improvement needs, bring plans and talk directly to local contractors. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. (630) 551-9191 "Women Inventors Program," Kline Creek Farm, 1N600 County Farm Road, Winfield: Learn about a scientific cookbook, commercial patterns patent medicine and the baby swing. On the hour 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (630) 876-5900. on stage ATC Select, Around the Coyote Gallery, 1935-1/2 West North Ave., Chicago: A weekendlong festival with art, theater and more. 3 p.m. Donations appreciated. (773) 342-6777 or Adlai E. Stevenson High School Madrigals, Arboretum Club, 401 Half Day Road, Buffalo Grove: A Renaissance fair dinner show featuring music and dancing, noon and 6 p.m. $18-$25. $12 kids. (847) 821-8472 or (847) 541-5143 or "Life Stories: A Cabaret," Village Players Theatre, 1010 W. Madison St., Oak Park: Show tunes. 3 p.m. $20-$25. (708) 524-9892 or opera family Deep Fried Pickle Project, Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago: Bluegrass, children's concert. Noon. $5. (773)281-4444. "Disney's Beauty and the Beast," Hemmens Cultural Cen- "The Barber of Seville," Lyric Opera of Chicago, Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago: Rossini's 1816 comic opera about a wily barber who helps a handsome count marry a beautiful woman. Sung in Italian with English sur- titles. 2 p.m. Phone for ticket availability. $31-$187. (312) 332-2244, ext. 5600 or "The Elixir of Love," Jack Benny Center for the Arts, 39 Jack Benny Drive in Bowen Park, Waukegan: Bowen Park Opera presents Donizetti's comic opera about a bumpkin State Ballet of Georgia presents "Don Quixote" at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago. The internationally touring ballet company performs a danced version of Cervantes' famed story of a delusional knight. A mixed repertory of works by Balanchine, Ratmansky and more. 2 p.m. $30-$89. (312) 902-1500. who buys a bogus love potion to win the wealthy woman he loves. 2 p.m. $12-$25. (847) 360-4740. Thomas Hampson, Lund Auditorium in Dominican University's Fine Arts Building, 7900 W. Division St., River Forest: Grammy Award-winning operatic baritone. 3 p.m. $55-$75. (708) 488-5000. plants & animals Sogestu Ikebana Society Show, Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake-Cook Road, Glencoe: Members demonstrate this three-dimensional artistic Japanese expression of arranging flowers in a container. 10 a.m. .to 4:30 p.m. (847) 835-5440 or "Sundays on the Farm," Spring Valley Nature Center & Heritage Farm, 1111 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg: Cheese making, blacksmithing and firewood harvesting. Noon to 4 p.m. Free. (847) 985-2100 or theater "The American Dream Songbook," Next Theatre in the Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St., Evanston: Musical revue pairs Bernstein's one-act opera "Trouble in Tahiti" with new works. 2 p.m. $25-$45. (847) 475-1875 or www.nextthe- "Can Can," Circle Theatre, 7300 W. Madison St., Forest Park: When a French judge falls in love with the Can Can's most ardent supporter, he becomes torn about his obligations to ban the racy dance. 3 p.m. $22-$26. (708) 771-0700 or Judy Klarfeld, from left, Dan Deuel, Ellen Phelps, Adam Rife, Maggie Cain and Jim Smylie star in Citadel Theatre's production of the satiric comedy "Til the Fat Lady Sings" at the Gorton Center, 400 East Illinois Road, Lake Forest. Several well-meaning but clueless loved ones, including a hyperventilating neighbor, a failed milkman and a lonely divorcee, try to help Pat and her son Sean during a family crisis. 8 p.m. $22-$25. (847) 7358554. "Carter's Way," Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Hal- steci St., Chicago: A talented musician is caught up in Kansas City's booming Jazz scene of the 1930s. 6 p.m. opening today. $20-$68. (312) 335-1650 or "Corpse!" Steel Beam Theatre, 111 W. Main St., St. Charles: A set of twins get involved in a plot to murder the other one in Gordon Moon's comic farce. 3 p.m. $23-$25. (630) 587-8521 or "Gee's Bend," Northlight Theatre, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie: Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder's gospel-music-filled play based upon the true stories of the women of Gee's Bend, Ala., who create world- famous handmade quilts. 2:30 p.m. $35-$55. (847) 673-6300 "Insecurity Blanket National Security vs. Individual Freedom," Victory Gardens Greenhouse, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago: Remy Bumppo's second annual thinkTank show in collaboration with artists from Teatro Vista, Rasaka Theatre Company and slam poet Usman Ally. 3:30 p.m. $20. $15 students/groups. (773)871-3000. "Our Enemies: Lively Scenes of Love and Combat," Chicago Temple, 77 W. Washington St., Chicago: Silk Road Theatre Project presents the world premiere of Yussef El Guindi's dark comedy looking at identity, media-representation, love and lust in trie Arab American Community. 4 p.m. $28-$32. (888) 745-5849 or "Rabbit Hole," McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn: David Lindsay-Abaire's Pulitzer Prize-winning 2006 drama of family coping with the loss of a child. 2 p.m. $27-$30. (630) 942-4000 or — Compiled by Pant DeFiglio HOTHOUSE FLOWERS She i feu! Me,^e: She i Buiih*?;?•:: She just Wo"i$ ic /\ N "/ ARRANMORE " Opens March 20 METROPOLIS PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE 8475772121 MelropoliiAih torn

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