Culture: Steve Cochran’s NYE Comedy Show
December 27, 2012 9:24AM
Updated: December 27, 2012 9:24AM
Albright Theatre Company: Auditions for “Hollywood Arms” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 6 and 7 at the Albright Theatre, 100 N. Island Ave., third floor, Batavia. Callbacks are optional and may be held at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8. Call (630) 406-8838 or visit albrighttheatre.com.
Beyond Glee: The Wheaton Park District Leisure Center is organizing a new adult, performance-based chorus — “Beyond Glee!” Rehearsals are 7-9 p.m. Thursdays at the Leisure Center. At 208 W. Union in Memorial Park. Call (630) 510-5030 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fox Valley Festival Chorus: Rehearsals are at 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays. New members welcome. No auditions required for Chorus membership, only for solos. At St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, corner of Edgelawn and Galena, Aurora. Email email@example.com or visit foxvalleyfc.org.
Heartland Voices: Not-for-profit choral arts organization based in Elgin seeks new singers for the upcoming season. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings from late September through late April. Anyone wishing to audition should either email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Dr. John G. Slawson, artistic director, at (847) 347-4584.
The Senior Suburban Orchestra: Rehearsals are at 1-3:15 p.m. Tuesdays at Oak Trace, 200 Village Drive, Downers Grove. New members are welcome. The orchestra needs players on violin, viola, cello, double bass, bassoon, and percussion. Call Lori Davis at (630) 935-7103.
Swedish American Children’s Choir: The choir is seeking new singers for the fall/holiday season. Children 4-17 years of age are welcome to join the midwest’s largest choir of its kind for children. The choir rehearses in Batavia. Call (630) 414-9700.
Anderson’s Bookshops: At 5112 Main St. in Downers Grove and 123 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville. Anderson’s Two Doors East is at 111 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville. Call (630) 963-2665 or visit andersonbookshop.com.
Barnes and Noble: At the Promenade Center, 631 E. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook. Call (630) 783-0009 or visit barnesandnoble.com.
Barnes & Noble: Weekly story times take place at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Events are free. At 47 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 579-0200. Visit bn.com.
Kane County Flea Market: Flea markets take place the first weekend of the month from noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays at the Kane County Fairgrounds, Randall Road and Route 64, St. Charles. Featuring antiques, collectibles and hundreds of dealers. Admission is $5 each day; children under 12 are free. Call (630) 377-2252. Visit www.kanecountyfleamarket.com.
After Hours Film Society: Steve James’ documentary “Head Games,” Jan. 14, with guest speakers producer Steve Devick, featured athelete Mary Rounce and her mother, Laura Rounce. “The Sessions,” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28. Screenings are at 7:30 p.m. At the Tivoli, 5021 Highland Ave., Downers Grove. Cost is $5 for members and $9 for others. Call (630) 534-4528. Visit afterhoursfilmsociety.com.
Brookfield Zoo Holiday Magic: One million twinkling lights illuminating the zoo’s walkways to Dec. 31 at Brookfield Zoo, First Avenue and 31st Street. Look for live entertainment, model trains, a train ride, ice carvers and more. Call (708) 688-8000 or visit Czs.org.
Steve Cochran’s New Year’s Eve Comedy Show: Patti Vasquez and John DaCosse will join Steve on stage at the Raue Center at 7 p.m. Dec. 31. Tickets are $50. At 26 N. Williams, Crystal Lake. Call (815) 356-9212 or visit rauecenter.org.
“The Winter Wonderettes”: ‘Tis the season to conclude Fox Valley Repertory’s 2012 theater series with the nostalgic holiday musical of the 60’s to Dec. 30 at the Pheasant Run Resort Mainstage. Tickets are $32-$52. At 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. Call (630) 584-6342 or visit foxvalleyrep.org.
Under the Streetlamp: The former Jersey Boys’ cast members turned music group, celebrates the end of 2012 at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora at 6 and 10 p.m. Dec. 31. Tickets are $55 and $65. The 10 p.m. show includes a champagne toast and midnight countdown. At 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora. Call (630) 896-6666 or visit ParamountAurora.com.
“Viennese Pops with a French Twist”: Award-winning soprano Kiri Deonarine of the Lyric Opera of Chicago – Ryan Opera Center joins Conductor Kirk Muspratt and New Philharmonic for a New Year’s celebration at 7 p.m. Dec. 31 at Dominican University in River Forest, featuring selections from Strauss and Stolz. Tickets are $55-$65. Celebratory glass of champagne included. At 7900 Division St., River Forest. Call (630) 942-4000 or visit AtTheMAC.org.
Mitch Paliga: Saxophonist and acclaimed North Central College jazz faculty member Mitch Paliga at 8 p.m. Jan. 4 in the Madden Theatre, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $15-$20. Call (630) 637-7469 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
American English: The Beatles tribute band will be at Raue Center at 8 p.m. Jan. 5. Tickets are $34. At 26 N. Williams, Crystal Lake. Call (815) 356-9212 or visit rauecenter.org.
“Annie”: The timeless musical is the next Broadway series show at the Paramount in Aurora to Dec. 30. Tickets are $34.90-$46.90. At 23 E. Galena Blvd. Visit paramountarts,com.
“Singin’ In The Rain”: Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace will present the musical to Jan. 13. Tickets are $20-$68. Some tickets include lunch/dinner. At 100 Drury Lane. Call (630) 530-0111, (800) 745-3000, or visit drurylaneoakbrook.com.
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