Hot Picks: Big Event 2012, Anne Frank
By Jessi Virtusio firstname.lastname@example.org April 25, 2012 1:56PM
The Niles Fire Department, which includes Steve Zook, has been the winner of the rib category for several years at the firehouse cook-off during Sertoma Centre's Big Event.
Updated: May 28, 2012 8:49AM
Here is a look at top events you won’t want to miss.
Suggestions include Sertoma Centre’s Big Event 2012 at 115 Bourbon Street and “Through the Eyes of a Friend — The World of Anne Frank” at the Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University.
Sertoma Centre hosts this fundraiser at 5 p.m. April 28 at 115 Bourbon Street, 3359 W. 115th St., Merrionette Park. Information: (708) 371-9700, sertomacentre.org.
“Through the Eyes of a Friend — The World of Anne Frank” is at 9:45 a.m. and noon April 26 at Governors State University’s Center for Performing Arts, off University Parkway east of Governors Highway, University Park. Information: (708) 235-2222, centertickets.net.
April 27’s Weekend magazine features events including Illinois Theatre Center’s “Showtune!,” Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra’s Rising Stars Showcase and Southwest Symphony Orchestra’s Salute to Big Bands.
Some of these articles already are available in SouthtownStar.com’s Entertainment section.
Also for April 26, 2012
Carpe Weekend offers events related to television, music and military collectibles in New Lenox, Chicago’s Beverly community, Midlothian and University Park.
Also, there are movie reviews of “The Lucky One” and “Bully” and information on early screenings of “The Five-Year Engagement,” “The Pirates! Band of Misfits,” “The Raven” and “Safe” in Country Club Hills and Joliet.
And there is a look at BACinema’s “In Darkness” screening in Chicago.
Jessi Virtusio blogs about music, movies and much more on Elaborating on Entertainment, blogs.southtownstar.com/entertainment.