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“HALLOWEEN, MIRubber”


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TIS’ THE SEASON

This season there are several theater productions that are worth seeing. To name a few, there's Bewildered at Stage 773, A New Brain presented by Theo Ubique, The Giordano Fall Series starting on October 27th, The Civility of Albert Cashier also at Stage 773, and if you want to be on stage, Second City has $20 Improv Classes every Sunday. For more information, check out our new theater section ads in this issue.


GAY IN NYC?

Speaking of theater productions, the About Face Theatre and Theater Wit present the Midwest premiere of the romantic comedy Significant Other that’s about a single gay man in New York City. Mr. Right is nowhere on his horizons, playing from November 3 thru December 9, 2017 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently on sale at AboutFaceTheatre.com or TheaterWit.org, by calling (773) 975-8150.

 

ELVIS & DRAG?

The Northlight Theatre presents the Chicago Premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride, about a down-on-his-luck Elvis impersonator has an overdrawn checking account and a baby on the way and a drag show takes over the entertainment at the Florida Panhandle bar where he performs. It’s on stage now until October 22 at the Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie.


HAUNTED PAST and FOLLIES!

Northwestern University’s Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts presents Company from November 3 to 19 in the Ethel M. Barber Theater, 30 Arts Circle Drive, about an unmarried man who contemplates his future and former Follies performers revisit their haunted pasts. The production is then followed by NT Live’s “Follies on November 30 in the Josephine Louis Theater, 20 Arts Circle Drive on the Evanston campus.


ZOMBIES AT THE BATHHOUSE

Campsongs Productions presents the premiere of  Zombie Bathhouse, a rock musical story of a DJ, and his friends, who venture into the local bathhouse after Pride Day celebrations and isaster ensues when a zombie outbreak threatens to turn all the bathhouse patrons into flesh-eating ghouls. It’s playing at the Center on Halsted's Hoover-Leppen Theater, 3656 N Halsted St. from October 13-29, 2017 as a Halloween theatrical spectacular. Tickets at ZombieBathhouse.net.


FF (FILM FEST)

The 53rd annual Chicago International Film Festival begins on October 12 thru 26 at the AMC River East 21.  For more information, visit their website at www.chicagofilmfestival.com.


WHO WILL BE TORMENTED?

Looking to have some Halloween fun? The haunted House of Torment, will return to the suburbs of Chicago this fall to thrill us for a third season. Located at 8240 North Austin Avenue in Morton Grove, Illinois, House of Torment will have two shows in one location for one price. This year’s attractions will offer two new themes: The Swarm and Nightmare High: Fall Harvest, with even more actor assisted scares plus an enhanced state-of-the-art custom sound system amping up the 10,000 square foot addition from last year.


SQUEAKEASY

Mr. International Rubber celebrates its 21st year from Thursday November 2, thru Sunday November 5, 2017. Kinksters from around the globe come to Chicago for a weekend filled with shopping, playing, socializing, education, and entertainment Check out the schedule of events in this issue of boiMAGazine.


HALLOWEEN BAR CRAWL IN WRIGLEYVILLE

Kick off your Halloween weekend on Saturday, October 28th by heading out for a night of fun and fright! Put on your best costume and hit up some of Wrigleyville's best bars for a Halloween event you'll be scared to miss!


WHAT'S INCLUDED: Tickets include a dinner buffet, gift cards to use on the crawl, costume contests, giveaways & MORE!


WHERE: BEER, Brickhouse, Casey Moran's, Cannikin, Clark St. Beach, Country Club, Dark Horse, Deuce's, Full Shilling, HVAC, Irish Oak, John Barleycorn, Merkle's, Moe's Cantina, Murphy's Bleachers, Nola, Old Crow Smokehouse, Press Box/Dugout, Rizzo's Bar & Inn, Roadhouse 66, Rockit Burger Bar, Sandlot, Shakers on Clark & Stretch, Houndstooth. *Note: Bars subject to change  For more information, go to http://wrigleyvillehalloweencrawl.com/


FALL FLAVOR TOUR

A free snacking tour through Boystown will be on Saturday October 21st from 11-3pm, where you can enjoy some free fall flavor snacks & treats at 12 retail locations. Along your way, enter to win a $250 Proud Purchase Gift Card and apple cider will be provided courtesy of Whole Foods Halsted.


MORE THIS THAN THAT

On October 11th, the Cook County Board of Commissioners voted to repeal the notorious sweetened beverage tax in Chicago. Fifteen of the 17 commissioners voted in favor of the repeal, providing enough support to thwart a possible veto of the ordinance. Shoppers will no longer have to pay the penny-per-ounce tax starting December 1 which was costing Chicagoans over a $1.00 tax for a 2 liter. Thank goodness joked a shopper at 7-11, now I don’t have to drive to Indiana for my sugar fix!


VIBRATORS AND BELLY DANCING

Batteries Not Included, one of Chicago’s finer party supply gift shop, located at 3704 N. Halsted Street is hosting a belly dancing class instructed by world famous Yasmine, on Saturday October 21st at 8:30pm. For more information call 773-935-9900.


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