The Beverly Arts Center (BAC), 2407 W. 111th St., recently announced that Matt McKinney has accepted the position of manager of the BAC School of Fine Arts.
Chicago musician Nicholas Tremulis was planning to perform at a benefit concert this year in support of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) as a way to honor the memory of Elvira Castaneda, the mother of Chris Castaneda, a board member with the Beverly Area Arts Alliance.
Motel Breakfast will release a follow-up EP to its debut album beginning on Aug. 7. The local band will release one song on all major streaming platforms every two weeks until all six songs are released. According to band member Jimmy Drenovsky, after releasing its debut full-length recordin…
Quinn Tubbs, a fifth-grader at Sutherland Elementary School, is among the students from the 2020 Vanderpoel Art Association (VAA) art classes who are displaying their original works at the Beverly branch library, 1962 W. 95th St. The students took part in the basic drawing, cartooning and se…
The Beverly Arts Center (BAC), 2407 W. 111th St., weekly summer concert series, Music Mondays, will return July 6 to 27, from 7-9 p.m., in the center’s courtyard. Scheduled to perform are Holden & Company, July 6; Feel Good, July 13; The Holdouts, July 20; and Ginger Road, July 27.
The Shedd Aquarium, in accordance with citywide health and safety guidance, is ready to reopen its doors to the public following 16 weeks of closure due to COVID-19.
Hibernian Media Chairman Mike Houlihan’s promotional tour of Chicago’s Irish pubs continues in saluting Irish first responders on his weekly show “The Hibernian Radio Hour.”
The Beverly Arts Center (BAC), 2407 W. 111th St., will offer hands-on learning this summer with an on-premise option for its annual Summer Arts Camp from July 6 to Aug. 28.
As most community events are being cancelled, the Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA) is bringing back a retooled, social distancing-friendly version of its popular History Mystery Bike Tour.
After a successful premiere in 2019, “Our Irish Pub” returns for Chapter Two and will feature international Irish fiddler Katie Grennan as host to showcase some of her favorite Irish pubs in Chicago.
• Nicky’s Grill and Yogurt Oasis, 10255 S. Western Ave., has closed its seating and waiting area starting March 17. The kitchen will be open for takeout and delivery orders.
The South Side Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade, set for Sunday, March 15, has been canceled amidst concerns about the coronavirus disease 2019, also known as COVID-19.
The Chicago Kids Company (CKC) will present “Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” a one-hour musical adaptation for children, at the Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St.
Caleb Hand stars as Quasimodo in the Oak Lawn Park District Community Theatre Production of “Hunchback of Notre Dame.” Performances will be held at the Oak View Center, 4625 W. 110th St., on Fridays and Saturdays, March 20, 21, 27 and 28, at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays, March 22 and 29, at 3 p.m.…
Vicki Quade’s newest comedy, “Easter Bunny Bingo: Jesus, Resurrection & Peeps,” will premiere on Friday, March 13, at the Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted St.
The La Porte County Master Gardeners will host their spring garden show on Saturday, March 21, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Michigan City High School, 8466 Pahs Rd., in Michigan City, Ind.
The parish of St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church, 2825 W. 81st St., will host its annual St. Patrick and St. Joseph Dinner Dance on Saturday, March 14.
As the culmination of their spring classes, students in the theater program of the Beverly Arts Center (BAC) School of Fine Arts will take the stage with performances of “Romeo and Juliet” and “The Wizard of Oz.”
To kick off Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, legendary Irish band The Chieftains will perform at Symphony Center on Friday, March 6, at 8 p.m., in their “Irish Goodbye” tour.
Don Hayner will discuss his new book, “Binga: The Rise and Fall of Chicago’s First Black Banker,” on Thursday, March 5, at 6:30 p.m., at the Evergreen Park Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave. Jesse Binga was an ambitious man who rose from street peddler to millionaire real estate agent and banker in …
The South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee will kick off this year’s festivities with its annual pre-parade fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 6 to 11 p.m., at 115 Bourbon Street, 3359 W. 115th St., in Merrionette Park.
Let the good times roll at the second annual Jambalaya Jam and Cook Off, sponsored by the Morgan Park Beverly Hills Business Association, on Monday, Feb. 24, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., at Cork & Kerry Tavern, 10614 S. Western Ave.
Open Outcry Brewing Co., 10934 S. Western Ave., will host Beverly Brews & I Do’s, a wedding event featuring local businesses on Sunday, Feb. 23, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Heartache Tonight, the Midwest’s premiere Eagles tribute band, returns to the neighborhood with a concert on Saturday, March 28, at 8 p.m., at the Beverly Arts Center (BAC), 2407 W. 111th St.
At a recent rehearsal, cast and crew members of “The Little Mermaid Jr.” prepare for the presentation by the St. Barnabas Family School Association Theater Arts Program featuring fifth- through eighth-graders. The eighth-grade cast includes Noreen Reilly (Ariel), Sam Quiroz (Prince Eric), Lu…
The South Side Irish Parade will continue its St. Patrick’s Day festivities with the fifth annual South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade Film Festival on Saturday, March 7, at the Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St.
The 2020 Ridge Park Art Fair & Festival will be held on Saturday, June 20, at the Ridge Park Cultural Center, 9625 S. Longwood Dr. Artists can register to participate online at the website at ridgeparkartfair.org. Application deadline is April 15. For more information, call Irene at (773…