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'Moon Over Buffalo' comedy plays JPAC stage in CiceroJedlicka Performing Arts Center in Cicero presents the hit farce "Moon Over Buffalo" through Saturday, March 7.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/25/moon-over-buffalo-comedy-plays-jpac-stage-in-cicero/amf5fun/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/25/moon-over-buffalo-comedy-plays-jpac-stage-in-cicero/amf5fun/Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:30:00 GMTMystery Diner: Dao explores sushi and Thai cuisinesFinding a restaurant that delectably delivers on its promise of multiple cuisines in one menu can be an arduous task.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/23/mystery-diner-dao-explores-sushi-and-thai-cuisines/a9urird/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/23/mystery-diner-dao-explores-sushi-and-thai-cuisines/a9urird/Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:00:00 GMTLeslie Goddard to portray Mary Pickford for AAUW in RiversideA dramatic portrayal of Mary Pickford, silent film heartthrob and movie mogul, will be presented by the Riverside branch of the American Association of University Women for Women's History Month. Leslie Goddard will be the featured presenter Monday evening, March 2.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/23/leslie-goddard-to-portray-mary-pickford-for-aauw-in-riverside/aa91662/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/23/leslie-goddard-to-portray-mary-pickford-for-aauw-in-riverside/aa91662/Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:30:00 GMTCheck out select events in Planit 5Looking for something to do this week? We have some suggestions ranging from two noted children's choirs sharing the stage, to a tequila dinner at Barbakoa, a talk by a Freedom Rider who advanced the civil rights movement, Faure's Requiem sung by Tower Chorale, and a shopping spree benefit for Trinity Lutheran School.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/20/check-out-select-events-in-planit-5/axck52t/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/20/check-out-select-events-in-planit-5/axck52t/Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:30:00 GMTStudents to sharpen comedic skills in 'Spamalot' musicalThe irreverent humor of "Monty Python's Spamalot" will be brought to the stage by students at South Elgin High School, including cast members from Bartlett, Wayne and Streamwood.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/20/students-to-sharpen-comedic-skills-in-spamalot-musical/a5dri0t/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/20/students-to-sharpen-comedic-skills-in-spamalot-musical/a5dri0t/Sun, 22 Feb 2015 14:30:00 GMTLa Grange restaurant month menu unveiled at prasinoThe eatery prasino offers a special La Grange restaurant month menu through February, featuring some of its signature items.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/20/la-grange-restaurant-month-menu-unveiled-at-prasino/asd2ewb/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/20/la-grange-restaurant-month-menu-unveiled-at-prasino/asd2ewb/Sat, 21 Feb 2015 15:00:00 GMTKara Kesselring releases new albumKara Kesselring, a founding member of the Berwyn Arts Council, just released her latest album. "Hurry Up … and Relax" features the singer-songwriter with her Sugarcreek Road band. http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/19/kara-kesselring-releases-new-album/a4nwhm7/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/19/kara-kesselring-releases-new-album/a4nwhm7/Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:30:00 GMTCeltic dance troupe to star at McAninch Arts CenterThe National Dance Company of Ireland will set in motion “Rhythm of the Dance” at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, in the McAninch Arts Center in Glen Ellyn.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/17/celtic-dance-troupe-to-star-at-mcaninch-arts-center/a1gdsno/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/17/celtic-dance-troupe-to-star-at-mcaninch-arts-center/a1gdsno/Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:30:00 GMTRiverside Children's Theater Guild to stage 'Babes on Broadway'The Riverside Children's Theater Guild will present the musical comedy "Babes on Broadway" for two weekends.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/16/riverside-childrens-theater-guild-to-stage-babes-on-broadway/aruc1cx/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/16/riverside-childrens-theater-guild-to-stage-babes-on-broadway/aruc1cx/Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:30:00 GMTCheck out select events in Planit 5Looking for something to do this week and next? We have suggestions ranging from concerts spanning bluegrass, Gypsy jazz and Celtic stars to family fun at the Enchanted Railroad, a gala for the American Cancer Society, and a bowling fundraiser to help the children of Gold Star military families.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/12/check-out-select-events-in-planit-5/axiazbh/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/12/check-out-select-events-in-planit-5/axiazbh/Mon, 16 Feb 2015 14:30:00 GMTSuburban talents help shape 'First Date' musical comedyBroadway's new musical comedy about the most dangerous human endeavor in existence, the dreaded blind date, is playing at the Royal George Cabaret in Chicago, buoyed by behind-the-scenes artistry from three suburbanites.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/13/suburban-talents-help-shape-first-date-musical-comedy/anhbgbh/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/13/suburban-talents-help-shape-first-date-musical-comedy/anhbgbh/Sat, 14 Feb 2015 15:00:00 GMTMystery Diner: Fuego in Brookfield celebrates Mexican favoritesDirectly across from the Metra rail crossing, on the corner of Grand Boulevard and Brookfield Avenue, sits 1-year-old Fuego, a quaint respite from the everyday. In a cleverly designed building, the traditionally decorated Fuego is a cantina in the truest sense, a handy place to stop for a Margarita or a cold beer, and some tasty Mexican classics.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/09/mystery-diner-fuego-in-brookfield-celebrates-mexican-favorites/a17vrx4/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/09/mystery-diner-fuego-in-brookfield-celebrates-mexican-favorites/a17vrx4/Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:00:00 GMTCheck out select events in Planit 5Looking for something to do this week? We have some suggestions ranging from the great Corky Siegel appearing with the West Suburban Symphony, to opera favorites in a musical valentine, and a choice of three stage comedies.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/06/check-out-select-events-in-planit-5/agvmwn6/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/06/check-out-select-events-in-planit-5/agvmwn6/Mon, 09 Feb 2015 14:30:00 GMT'Letters from Dad' sought to share touching ties through 16th Street Theater at FitzGerald's in BerwynBerwyn's 16th Street Theater announces a drive to collect "Letters from Dad" from the local community. The theater will choose excerpts from some of the letters to be read aloud at an event in FitzGerald's on Wednesday evening, March 4.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/06/letters-from-dad-sought-to-share-touching-ties-through-16th-street-theater-at-fitzgeralds-in-berwyn/adcfji1/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/06/letters-from-dad-sought-to-share-touching-ties-through-16th-street-theater-at-fitzgeralds-in-berwyn/adcfji1/Sun, 08 Feb 2015 14:30:00 GMTVilla Park's Matt Kissane shares comedic talents through podcastPay attention and you're likely to catch multi-tasking comedian Matt Kissane of Villa Park pop up in radio bits and TV ads and on his long-running podcast "Live From Chicago," and that's just for starters.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/06/villa-parks-matt-kissane-shares-comedic-talents-through-podcast/a8uvszi/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/06/villa-parks-matt-kissane-shares-comedic-talents-through-podcast/a8uvszi/Sat, 07 Feb 2015 15:00:00 GMTGrove Players to present 'I Hate Hamlet' comedyGrove Players of Downers Grove will kick off 2015 with the hit comedy "I Hate Hamlet" by Paul Rudnick, playing Feb. 13 to 22.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/05/grove-players-to-present-i-hate-hamlet-comedy/av9zcxd/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/05/grove-players-to-present-i-hate-hamlet-comedy/av9zcxd/Fri, 06 Feb 2015 14:30:00 GMTIndian art on exhibit in Cleve Carney Art Gallery at College of DuPageCleve Carney Art Gallery presents contemporary Indian art in “Traditions in Transition.” The exhibit runs through Feb. 21 in the gallery, which is next to the McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/04/indian-art-on-exhibit-in-cleve-carney-art-gallery-at-college-of-dupage/a1uaiw7/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/04/indian-art-on-exhibit-in-cleve-carney-art-gallery-at-college-of-dupage/a1uaiw7/Thu, 05 Feb 2015 14:30:00 GMTItalian wine dinner set at Tuscany in Oak BrookTuscany in Oak Brook will host a wine dinner to warm up February. The event features a five-course meal created by Executive Chef Fernando Garcia that's paired with Italian wines such as Sella & Mosca, Feudi di San Gregorio and Planeta Frappato. Menu highlights include octopus terrine and seared Hawaiian tuna.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/03/italian-wine-dinner-set-at-tuscany-in-oak-brook/a5iyo90/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/03/italian-wine-dinner-set-at-tuscany-in-oak-brook/a5iyo90/Wed, 04 Feb 2015 14:30:00 GMTGreenMan Theatre to stage 'A Very Grady Murder' mystery dinner in ElmhurstDelicious mayhem is afoot when GreenMan Theatre in Elmhurst unveils its murder-mystery dinner show. Written and directed by Carolyn Thomas-Davidoff, it parodies TV's "The Brady Bunch," reinvented in "A Very Grady Murder." It opens Saturday, Feb. 21.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/01/30/greenman-theatre-to-stage-a-very-grady-murder-mystery-dinner-in-elmhurst/apl6k5q/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/01/30/greenman-theatre-to-stage-a-very-grady-murder-mystery-dinner-in-elmhurst/apl6k5q/Tue, 03 Feb 2015 14:30:00 GMTDowners Grove travel program to explore Italy's charmsA travel talk on Rome and the Amalfi Coast will be presented by Hinsdale Travel at Mayslake Ministries in Downers Grove. "On Holiday With God" begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/01/30/downers-grove-travel-program-to-explore-italys-charms/amzg812/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/01/30/downers-grove-travel-program-to-explore-italys-charms/amzg812/Sun, 01 Feb 2015 14:00:00 GMT