The Mix for March 8, 2013
March 6, 2013 12:18PM
The South Side Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade will take place on March 10 in Chicago. | File photo
Updated: April 9, 2013 11:02AM
Here is a look at cool things to do for the weekend.
The South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade will get under way at noon March 10 down Western Avenue from 103rd to 115th streets in Chicago. Activities also will include the 11 a.m. Emerald Isle Mile race, which heads north down Western Avenue from 112th to 104th streets. On-site registration will be from 9-10:30 a.m. at Kennedy Park, 11320 S. Western Ave., Chicago. Information: southsideirishparade.org, (773) 916-7747.
SPINNING THE ‘TRUTH’
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Pink, riding on the wings of new video “Just Give Me a Reason,” brings her sixth world tour, the Truth About Love, with the Hives to Chicago at 8 p.m. March 9 at the United Center, 1901 W. Madison St. Tickets are $29.50-$99.50. Information: (800) 745-3000; ticketmaster.com.
SECOND TIME AROUND
Leonard Cohen has sold more than 20 million albums during a career that has spanned five decades. The prolific word master, singer and songwriter and 2010 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner, on a second U.S. leg of his Old Ideas World Tour, will play at 8 p.m. March 13 at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St. Tickets are $29.50-$253. Information: (800) 745-3000; ticketmaster.com.