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    »Marco Antonio Solis

    August 23, 2014 8:00 PM

    Starting his musical career at an early age, as a member of Los Hermanitos Solís, Marco Antonio Solís has grown into one of the more important Mexican figures who's known worldwide. He’s currently one of the most influential Latin artists and, throughout his career, he has avoided public exposure and has never been part of any major scandal.

    6920 North Mannheim Road
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    »Chicago Comic Con

    August 23, 2014 3:00 PM

    Step into this yearly convention for all things comic book related. Comic book dealers, distributors, celebrities or just the regular enthusiast abound at this place. Pick up collectibles you always wanted or indulge in action figures, videos, t-shirts and other knick-knacks. Browse through loads and loads of comics featuring your favorite superheroes or pick up some comic book art to carry back home. There's tons of memorabilia and fun at this event.

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    Rosemont, IL 60018

    »Nicole Kottke

    August 23, 2014 9:30 PM

    Nicole Seibert, birth name Hohloch, is a popular German schlager singer based in Saarland, Germany. When she was 16 years old she was discovered by Ralph Siegel, a famous German owner of a record label. In 1982 she was the first German singer to ever win the Eurovision Song Contest with the song " Ein bisschen Frieden". The single went on to receive a gold and platinum record and Nicole subsequently released an English version of the song called "A Little Peace". In 2010 the album and DVD30 Jahre mit Leib und Seele was released to celebrate Nicole's 30 years on stage.

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    »Chris Distefano

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    »Chris Distefano

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    »Othello

    August 23, 2014 7:30 PM

    Adapted for several on-stage and modern film production, Shakespeare's original tragedy Othello, the Moor of Venice, was adapted from an Italian short story that follows the character Othello, an African prince who works in Europe as a general. In Shakespeare's version, Othello is a general in the Venetian army who is persuaded into killing his wife before meeting his own tragic end. Themes of ambition, racism, jealousy and conspiracy run deep in this convoluted tale of love and desire.

    4802 N Milwaukee Ave
    Chicago, IL 60630

    »Natural Gas!

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    »Charlotte Salomon: Life? Or Theater?

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    »Weekend Improv At Laugh Out Loud

    August 23, 2014 7:30 PM

    The show is guaranteed to be hilarious and new every time Laugh Out Loud Theater performs "Weekend Improv". Done in the same fully improvised style as hit shows like "Whose Line Is it Anyway?", "Weekend Improv" combines live action, video and audience participation into a truly unique, laugh-filled evening -- all in an intimate, cabaret setting. From scenes and songs to crazy games -- it's all made up on the spot and based on audience suggestions. You never know what might happen next, but it's sure to leave you in stitches.

    601 North Martingale Road
    Schaumburg, IL 60173

    »Weekend Improv At Laugh Out Loud

    August 23, 2014 9:30 PM

    The show is guaranteed to be hilarious and new every time Laugh Out Loud Theater performs "Weekend Improv". Done in the same fully improvised style as hit shows like "Whose Line Is it Anyway?", "Weekend Improv" combines live action, video and audience participation into a truly unique, laugh-filled evening -- all in an intimate, cabaret setting. From scenes and songs to crazy games -- it's all made up on the spot and based on audience suggestions. You never know what might happen next, but it's sure to leave you in stitches.

    601 North Martingale Road
    Schaumburg, IL 60173

    »Comedy Workshop

    August 23, 2014 12:00 PM

    Being a stand-up comedian is a serious business, with a lot of laughs. Stand-up comedy has become a giant industry and a major source of talent for movies, television and radio. The entertainment world is constantly looking for new faces. Becoming a successful comedian takes more than just talent and luck. It involves preparation, experience, a knowledge of the business and knowing what is expected of you. Today's top comedians developed their humor without conforming to any trends or formulas. Talent and originality are the keys to success. However, there are established business methods within the industry that new comedians should be aware of. Developing, writing and performing a stand-up comedy act, and learning how the comedy industry works from an insider's point of view is what this workshop is all about. (It's also a LOT of fun!) Join Instructor Dave Schwensen for an amazing experience. Dave is the former talent coordinator for the television show "A&E's An Evening At The Improv," The Improv Comedy Clubs in Los Angeles and New York City, and assistant to Improv founder Budd Friedman. He is author of the books "How To Be A Working Comic: An Insider's Guide To A Career In Stand-Up Comedy" and "Comedy FAQs And Answers: How The Stand-Up Biz Really Works." For more information visit www.thecomedybook.com Here's what's included: Three Saturday afternoon sessions from noon to 4 pm at The Improv Comedy Club. The Chicago Improv at Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, IL 60173 Tips, techniques and top secret information on how professional comedians write comedy. Each workshop member will write an original five minute stand-up comedy routine. Performance coaching. It's one thing to create and develop a comedy act and another to deliver it successfully, (get laughs!), in front of an audience. Each member will have in-class performance coaching on stage at The Improv during each session.. Accepted and effective business methods used within the comedy industry. Included are examples on how to use your creativity to your advantage when developing promotional material, along with insider tips on how to contact talent agents, comedy club bookers, and use open-mic clubs to your advantage. In class discussions aimed at answering all your questions about the comedy industry. Insider stories about many of your favorite comedians and behind the scenes experiences. An Evening At The Improv. Each workshop member will perform an original stand-up comedy set at The Improv in front of a "real live audience." Of course your family, friends, co-workers and anyone else can also be there to show support and share in the fun and laughter. An unforgettable experience! Classes will Run August 23rd September 6th and 13th. Followed by a show on September 17th 7:30PM. Only 10 spots available for this class

    5 Woodfield Road
    Schaumburg, IL 60173

    »Godfrey

    August 23, 2014 7:00 PM

    Godfry is a stand-up comedian and actor from Lincoln, Nebraska who has appeared on Comedy Central and BET comedy specials as well as acted in films such as Soul Plane and Zoolander, in addition to serving as a spokesperson for 7 Up's popular "Make 7 Up Yours" advertising campaign.Though attending the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and majoring in psychology, Godfrey found his comedic calling after performing in various talent competitions. After honing his skills at the All Jokes Aside Comedy Club in Chicago throughout the early 1990s, he went on to make his New York debut in 1995. Godfry was quickly noticed and signed by the William Morris Talent Agency, which led to more notoriety and appearances in numerous films and television shows.

    5 Woodfield Road
    Schaumburg, IL 60173
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