Cerebral Sorcery – magic for your brain!


A mysterious box taunts two eccentric magicians. They must solve a series of curious riddles and metaphysical puzzles in order to unlock its secrets. Magicians Francis Menotti and David London bring Cerebral Sorcery back to the stage, 15 years after it first premiered! Featuring a series of magical vignettes, the duo takes audiences on a

Comfort Kit Day For Comer Kids


Chicago Loot Drop is hosting on a Comfort Kit Day For Comer Kids on Sunday, March 19th at 2pm at Revolution Tap Room. Comfort kits are small, shoebox-sized kits filled with games, comic books, puzzles, coloring books, LEGOs, and more, to be gifted to kids at University Of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital. We’re going to

Otherworld Theatre Company Presents: A Princess of Mars


Otherworld Theatre presents their newly-devised stage adaptation of the novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs. When Confederate deserter John Carter is mysteriously transported to the surface of Mars, he is forced into a conflict between the planet’s alien races. As Mars is poised on the brink of collapse, Carter realizes he must choose sides when the

Thrones! The Musical Parody


How many spoilers will “Thrones! The Musical Parody” provide for the still blissfully unaware GoT fan? Will Tyrion’s accent ever improve? Can Jon Snow possibly know more than nothing? Just how red can the Red Wedding get? And is Gandalf still alive?! [wait…] Find out in this hilarious send-up of HBO’s phenomenally successful Game of

weAREproductions’ Trivia Fundraiser Night!

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Come out and support our theatre company, weAREproductions, with a night of trivia, raffles, drink specials and special performances from our Chicago swan song show, SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT: The Musical! Trivia by Robert Ayres Trivia begins at 8pm Admission: Suggested Donation $5 at the door Raffle Prizes from: The Second City MATILDA-babyATLAS Jerry’s –

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle art gallery opening

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Toy de Jour’s newest gallery art show is filled with pieces inspired by everyone’s favorite teenage mutant ninja turtles. That’s right – The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! This time not only are we hosting artists’ traditional artwork (original paintings, digital paintings, screen prints, etc.) but we’re also including folk’s custom Ninja Turtles figures! We’re a

Creatures on the Loose! Puzzle Hunt


This is our popular two-hour puzzle game — an escape room packed into a briefcase. Ten terrible creatures, each from an alternate dimension, have been let loose to wreak havoc on our town. The only clues you have are locked inside a mysterious briefcase. Break into the briefcases, locate the creatures, and figure out who

Ada Palmer launches Seven Surrenders at 57th Street Books


Tor Books is pleased to announce the launch event for the follow-up to Ada Palmer’s critically acclaimed debut science fiction novel Too Like the Lightning, SEVEN SURRENDERS on Tuesday, March 7th at 6:00 PM at 57th Street Books 1301 E. 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637. Free to the public, books available for purchase and signing.

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #90

A Planet For Rent

For our March book club selection, we’ll be discussing “A Planet for Rent” by Cuban science fiction author Yoss. From Goodreads: “A critique of Cuba in the nineties, after the fall of the Soviet Union and the dissolution of the Warsaw Pact, A Planet for Rent marks the debut in English of an astonishingly brave

Chicago Doctor Who Meetup – Meetup Social (Oak Park)


It’s that time again – Chicago Doctor Who Meetup is kicking off with a member social! Please join us at Connolly’s Public House in Oak Park – it’s conveniently located by the Harlem/Lake Green Line station, and should be easy for both city and suburban Who fans to attend. Please join us for great food,