Raks Terror 4


This will be a Halloween themed show unlike anything you have seen before! Raks Terror is about pushing boundaries and telling stories through belly dance. This will be a showcase of Chicago (and elsewhere!) belly dance talent and artistry. The show features all styles of belly dance. All pieces are horror, ritual, dark, or campy

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #97

Signal-to-Noise book

For October’s Book Club we will be reading Signal to Noise by Silvia Moreno-Garcia. A literary fantasy about love, music and sorcery, set against the background of Mexico City. “Plenty of books use magic to talk about coming-of-age stories and the secrets that people bury… but few of them are as sad, or as evocative,

Starlight Radio Dreams: September Show


Devon and Burlington Showtime may not see eye to eye on many things but they can agree; they do not need to be audited. Their Production team disagrees and have hired someone from the firm of Diogi and Sons to make sure this is the funniest and friendliest episode to date. Starlight Radio Dreams is

PodSlam: A Podcast Marathon to Benefit Connor’s Cure


Bringing shows from all across the country to Chicago for twelve consecutive hours of podcasting, PodSlam seeks to provide a unique live event & live streaming experience with the goal of inspiring listeners, attendees, and participants to raise funds for Connor’s Cure and help ensure The V Foundation is able to provide expert, compassionate care

WBEZ’s Podcast Passport Presents: Hello from the Magic Tavern

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Next in WBEZ’s Podcast Passport series, we transport you from Chicago to a fantastical world called Foon – and your tour guides are a human, a wizard, and a shapeshifting badger. This is Hello from the Magic Tavern! Cited as one of iTunes’ Best Podcasts of 2015 and listed in The Guardian’s 10 Best New

Pop-Up Screening: SNAKEDANCE (aka “Snakes in a TARDIS”)


Remember a few months ago, when we watched Kinda at Third Coast Comics – you know, the episode with the giant snake? As promised, we’re showing the sequel, Snakedance. Yes, it features the Fifth Doctor, Tegan, and Turlough. Yes, it also features snakes. No, there’s no Samuel L. Jackson. Hope to see you then!

TARDIS Tuesdays at Tiny Tavern: ENLIGHTENMENT


In 1983, Barbara Clegg became the first female writer for Doctor Who with her tale Enlightenment. Taking place during the show’s 20th anniversary, it featured the end of the “Black Guardian” Trilogy and featured exceptional direction by Fiona Cumming. It’s a sparkling, insightful story that received “Special Edition” treatment upon DVD release…. ….and which we’re



For many Doctor Who fans, the Third Doctor era is….a fascinating thing to behold. And on September 5th, we’ll be revisiting that era at LaCatrina Cafe. Newly freed from his exile, the Third Doctor takes Jo Grant on a trip that involves a classic ship, giant Drashigs, and psychedelic aliens. Please join us for Carnival

TARDIS Tuesdays at Tiny Tavern: PYRAMIDS OF MARS


So you’re curious about classic Doctor Who, and you want a good entry-level story to check out…. Chicago Doctor Who Meetup has you covered. Please join us for our TARDIS Tuesday happy hour screenings at Tiny Tavern in Navy Pier as we kick off our classic series screenings with the ever popular Pyramids of Mars.

826CHI’s Birthday Party on Ace Hotel’s Rooftop


You’re invited to celebrate 826CHI’s (unofficial) birthday on the scenic rooftop of the brand-new Ace Hotel Chicago! This event is all-ages and open to the public, so tell your friends! We’ll be celebrating the students, families, teachers, volunteers, donors, and community partners that make 826CHI a caring, compassionate, and creative space for young people to