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December 2019


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Media Advisory August 13, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sondra Katzen, Public Relations, 708-688-8351, sondra.katzen@czs.org Brookfield Holiday Magic Continues this November and December, bringing Zoogoers more Wild Nights of Bright Lights, Magical Nights, and Holiday Cheer! What: Now in our 38th year, visit Chicagoland’s Largest and Longest Running Lights Festival with over One-Million Twinkling LED Lights, a 41-Foot Talking Tree, a Skating Rink, Carolers, Ice Carvers, and Much More! When: Saturday, November 30th – Sunday, December 1st Saturday, December 7th – Sunday, December 8th Saturday, December 14th – Sunday, December 15th Saturday, December 21st – Sunday, December 22nd Thursday, December 26th – Tuesday, December 31st Where: Brookfield Zoo 3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, Ill. Contact: Sondra Katzen # # #
Start Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Hemenway United Methodist Church
933 Chicago Ave.
End Time: 7:00 PM
Email: ethlynsenecal@gmail.com
Henenway United Methodist Church Christmas Bazaar Saturday December 7th, 2019 12pm-7pm Free Admission
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Phone: 773.236.2172
Website: http://ChicagoImmersive.com
A glimpse into a family's traditions, celebrations and struggles over generations, Grace and the Hanukkah Miracle is an interfaith immersive experience designed for families of all beliefs, for those who like to solve puzzles and riddles, celebrate with friends, time travel and just be a part of an exciting story. This production is 55 minutes and is recommended for people of all ages.
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Nichols Concert Hall at Music Institute of Chicago
1490 Chicago Ave.
End Time: 3:00 PM
Phone: (847) 905-1500
Email: glemmens@musicinst.org
Website: https://www.musicinst.org/nutcracker
This Nutcracker performance, curated by Dance Chicago, pairs the classical (Tchaikovsky) and jazz (Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn) versions of the holiday favorite, performed by professional brass and woodwind quintets. In tribute to Dance Chicago’s 25th anniversary, the Music Institute is featuring new material this year, including “Chocolate (Spanish Dance).” The performance is a family-friendly 60 minutes. $10. Start Date: 12/7/2019 2:00:00 PM, ends 3 p.m.
Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Time: 4:30 PM
Phone: 8476738564
Email: office@trinityevanston.org
Website: http://www.trinityevanston.org
Free piano concert with Natasha Stojanovska, Pianist & Composer Saturday, Dec. 7, 4:00 pm at Trinity. Natasha and her sister Marina will present a duo piano, and a four hands repertoire by Mozart, Schubert, Dvorak and Brahms. Marina will present a solo piano work and Natasha will play the Rhapsody in Blue. Natasha’s brother-in-law, Colin Payne, will play a contemporary work.
Start Time: 3:30 PM
Piven’s proven training technique harnesses the power of improvised play, creating a sense of trust and community in each classroom. We value the contributions of each individual while also teaching students the power of genuine connection within a group. While many of our students and alumni have found great professional success in the entertainment industry, we find that the greatest value of our training is the increased confidence and sense of belonging that our students develop in the classroom—and all of the fun they have along the way!
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Larry Schanker & Silent Films in concert. Brilliant composer/pianist and Chicago theater music legend Larry Schanker returns to Studio5 to provide live, improvised accompaniment to an evening of classic silent films shown on our beautiful projection system. You’ll be amazed as he improvises a complete score as he watches the film. This concert is on Saturday, December 7 at 8 p.m. Cash bar, light snacks and free street parking. Doors open for cocktails and socializing at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for general seating, $25 for cabaret seating at Studio5, 1934 Dempster Street, Evanston, Ill., 60202. Click https://m.bpt.me/event/4333351 for tickets. For more information, call 847-328-6683 or visit https://www.studio5.dance/jgdbvzkjdbk/live-at-studio5-larry-schanker-amp-silent-films.
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