If you are looking into taking a bite of really meaty play, this probably isn’t the one for you.However, if you are looking for some delicious, meaty food and a fun, spectacular evening then look no further. This dinner theatre/ dance revue mash-up highlights the cooking and dancing of celebrity Chef Rick Bayless. The show is pricey, but includes a full dinner and beverages.
Dates: 8/15 – 8/31
Admission: $215 – $375
The Black Harvest Film Festival continues this week as it celebrates stories and history of the black experience around the world. Films from local Chicago directors and around the world will be showcased at this film fetival hosted at the Gene Siskel Film Center. This weekend enjoy a comedy by Rain Pryor, a family drama by Marian Rondon, and coming of age drama by Hugh Schulze.
Dates: 8/15 – 8/27
Admission: $11 per film
Grab your bib and head down, to chow down, at Chicago’s Navy Pier this weekend. Enjoy 25 live bands and, of course, fresh, live East Coast lobster flown in daily. Not a lobster fan? Not to worry, there are other items on the menu. Added bonus; get a prime view of the Chicago Air and Water Show.
Dates:8/16 – 8/17
New York City
Jump into the 90’s house party that you remember and love with the 90’s cover band the Bayside Tigers. Catch your favorite C and D list celebrities at this one of a kind New York concert. The party is far from whack! Chill on the dopeness all night as a DJ is spinning jock jams and beyond for all willing to party into daybreak.
YEEHAW! The south makes its way to the Northeast. Grab some vinegar or mayo based slaw, a rack of long smoked ribs, and dance your hide off to some authentic bluegrass music. There is a lot of whiskey at this event so if you drive, drink responsibly.
Discover New York’s Flatiron District with the 90-min walking tour. Take in such landmarks as the MetLife Clock Tower, Appellate Court, New York Life Insurance Building, and the Flatiron Building. Learn the history of the treasured classics and the neighborhood that houses them.
Coit Tower was given to the City of San Francisco in 1933 by Lillie Hitchcock Coit to “add to the beauty of the city that she always loved”. In 1934 murals were added by Diego Rivera. From this tower you can get a birds eye view of SF. Walking tours or the building complete with the history of the murals are guided by SF historians.
Delicious eats all across the San Francisco served to you by your favorite restaurant on wheels. The 80+ trucks will set up in various places across SF’s mission district, so be sure to check the official site and twitter to see where your favorite truck is parked. Not a fan of food on wheels? No big, there will be plenty of brick and mortars there too.
Mezzanine – Neon Indian and Poolside – Mezzanine parking
Two awesome DJ sets are ready to be spun out this Friday at Mezzanine. Groove down to the funky indie slow jams of L.A. based Poolside. Stick around for the headliner Neon Indian. Going to college in Denton, TX allows for plenty of free-time. Alan Palomo focused on his chillwave, synthpoptastic music making skills. Thus one amazing DJ set.
Admission: $15 – $25