Nightlife: Charles and Company
January 10, 2013 4:12PM
Updated: January 10, 2013 4:12PM
Comedy Shrine: At 4034 Fox Valley Center Drive, Aurora. Call (630) 585-0300 or visit comedycomedy.net or comedyshrine.com.
The Improv: John Heffron, Jan. 11-13. $19. Acts are submit to change. Show times are at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays; 8 and 10:15 p.m. Fridays; 7 and 9:15 p.m. Saturdays; and 7 p.m. Sundays. At 5 Woodfield Road, Schaumburg. Call (847) 240-2001 or visit improv.com.
Zanies Comedy Night Club: John Roy, Jan. 11-12. $23. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 8 and 9:45 p.m. Fridays; and 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Saturdays. At 4051 E. Main St. in St. Charles. Call (630) 584-6342 or visit zanies.com.
GreenRoom Improv: Improv is at the Cosman in Huntley at 7 p.m. Jan. 12. Tickets are $10-$12. At 12015 Mill St. Visit greenroomtheater.com/improv.html.
Arthur Murray Dance Center: At 1911 Glacier Park Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 355-6240 or visit chicagoarthurmurray.com
Bachelors ’n’ Bachelorettes: The Batavia chapter of Square Dancing Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Sundays at Baker Community Center, 101 S. Second St. (Rt. 31), St. Charles. Also at 8 p.m. every second and fourth Friday at The Free Methodist Church, 3rd & Walnut St., St. Charles. Call (630) 762-9936 or (630) 584-1343.
Barn Dance Sunday: At 6 p.m. the second Sunday of each month. Admission is $6 for adults; $3 for ages 12 to 18; and free for children under 12. At the Kuhn Barn in Fermilab’s Village, Sauk and Batavia roads, Batavia. Call (630) 840-2061 or visit fnal.gov/orgs/folkclub.
Dance Connection: Ballroom dance club. Singles and couples welcome on Sunday afternoons from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at St. Charles School of Dance, 1429 W. Main St., St. Charles. Call (630) 202-3222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DeSarge Danceworld: 8-9 p.m. Fridays. Free for students, $5 for the public. 7:30-8:20 p.m. Wednesdays. Beginner Ballroom Group Classes. At 632 Amersale Dr., Suite 104, Naperville. Call (630) 355-1188 or visit desargedanceworld.com.
DuPage Dance Center: The center offers open dances and group lessons five nights a week, wedding dances and club dances that alternate to keep up with current trends at 1163 E. Ogden Ave., No. 620, Naperville. Call (630) 369-3699 or visit dupagedancecenter.com.
English Country Dance Group: Meets the first Sunday of the month at the Kuhn Barn in Fermilab’s Village, Sauk and Batavia roads, Batavia. Admission is free. Call (630) 584-0825 visit fnal.gov/orgs/folkclub/folkdance.html.
International folk dancing: Folk dancing is offered at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Kuhn Barn in Fermilab’s Village, Sauk and Batavia roads, Batavia. Admission is free. Call (630) 584-0825 or (630) 840-8194 or email email@example.com.
Line dancing: Dance class at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at Downers Grove Lincoln Center, 935 Maple Ave., Downers Grove. Call (630) 533-5233 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Line dancing: Free line dancing is offered at The Salvation Army, 1710 S. 7th Ave. in St. Charles, at 10:30 a.m. every Monday and 1 p.m. every Wednesday. Call Cathy Winters at (630) 377-2769, ext. 210.
Naper Squares: Dances on the third Friday of each month Sept. to May at Owen Elementary School, 1500 Westglen Drive, Naperville in January. Squares dance from 8-10 p.m. Pre Rounds begin at 7:30 p.m.. Call (630) 696-2635 or (630) 369-9389 or visit contact email@example.com.
Norman’s Saturday Night Ballroom Dance: The last Saturday of the month, 8 to 11 p.m. at the Butterfield Park District, 21W730 Butterfield Road, just east of Rt. 53. $10. Singles and couples welcome. Call (630) 739-4237 or (312) 339-3425, email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or visit normsdancefamily.com.
Scottish country dancing: Silk and thistle Scottish country dancing is offered at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Kuhn Barn in Fermilab’s Village, Sauk and Batavia roads, Batavia. Admission free but donations are accepted. Call (630) 584-0825 or (630) 840-8194 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Square dancing: Downers Grove Square dances take place the second Friday of the month at Herrick Junior High School, 4435 Middaugh Ave., Downers Grove. Rounds begin at 7:30 p.m. and squares are from 8 to 10:15 p.m. Call (630) 654-2710 or (708) 301-1522.
Arcada Theatre: Jim Peterik World Stage, 8 p.m. Jan. 19. $29-$89. Shirley MacLaine, 8 p.m. Feb. 22 (date change). $49. At 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. Call (630) 962-7000 or visit oshows.com.
Aurelio’s Pizzeria and Aur Bar: At 1975 Springbrook Square, Naperville. Call (630) 922-3600.
Ballydoyle Irish Pub and Restaurant Aurora: Trash Martini, Jan. 11. The Larkin and Moran Brothers, Jan. 12. At 28 W. New York St., Aurora. Call (630) 844-0400. Visit ballydoylepub.com.
Ballydoyle Irish Pub and Restaurant Downers Grove: Lincoln Don’t Lie, Jan. 11. Epic, Jan. 12. At 5157 Main St., Downers Grove. Call (630) 969-0600. Visit ballydoylepub.com.
The Capri Ristorante Italiano: At 2155 City Gate Lane, Naperville. Call (630) 904-8101.
Carlucci: At 1801 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove. Call (630) 512-0990 or visit carluccirestaurant.com.
Center Stage: Charles and Company, Jan. 11. “World’s Greatest Elvis” Travis Ledoyt, Jan. 12. At Hollywood Casino, Aurora. Visit HollywoodCasinoAurora.com/entertainment.
City Gate Grille: Amy Yassinger, Jan. 12. Stephan Lynerd, Jan. 19. Stephanie Arron, Jan. 26. At 2020 Calamos Court, Naperville. Call (630) 718-1010.
Daniel’s Den: At 115 E. South St. (Rt. 34), Plano. Visit daniels-den.org.
Even Flow Music & Spirits: At 302 W. State St., Geneva. Call (331) 248-0269 or visit evenflowmusic.com.
Features Bar and Grill: At 10 W. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 416-3310 or visit frankiesblueroom.com.
Fox and Hound Pub and Grill: At 4320 E. New York St., Aurora. Call (630) 236-9183 or visit foxandhound.com.
Frankie’s Blue Room: Closed for renovations. At 16 W. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 416-4898 or visit frankiesblueroom.com.
Heaven on Seven: Jazz Night with Chicago Jazz Collective, 6 to 10 p.m. Jan. 18. At 224 S. Main St., Naperville. Call (630) 717-0777 or visit heavenonseven.com.
Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House: Live piano 5-11 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays. At 55 S. Main St., Naperville. Call (630) 548-3764 or visit hugosfrogbar.com.
JB’s Pub: At 297 S. McLean Blvd., Elgin. Call (847) 695-0626.
Jambalaya: At Pheasant Run Resort and Spa, 4051 E. Main St. in St. Charles. Call (630) 584-6342.
Luigi’s House Italian Restaurant: At 778 N. Route 59, Aurora. Call (630) 375-6400.
Maple Avenue Pub: At 1227 Maple Ave., Lisle. Call (630) 971-8730 or visit mapleavepub.com.
Penny Road Pub: At 545 Penny Road, South Barrington. Call (847) 428-0562 or visit PennyRoadPub.com.
Porter’s Pub: At 1250 Bowes Creek Blvd., Elgin. Call (847) 214-5877 or visit porterspubelgin.com/.
Quigley’s Irish Pub: At 43 E. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 428-4774 or visit quigleysirishpub.com.
Rivers Edge Theatre: At 217 South Bridge St., Yorkville. Call (630) 882‐0035 or visit riversedgetheatre.com or wewantpr.com.
Rizzos: At 6 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 305-4396 or visit rizzobar.com.
Tailgaters: At 431 W. Boughton Rd., Bolingbrook. Call (630) 679-1994 or visit tailgatersgrill.com.
Tilted Kilt: At 2300 Bushwood Dr., Elgin. Call (224) 359-5458.
Two Brothers Roundhouse: At 205 N. Broadway, Aurora. Call (630) 264-2739.
Two Way Street Coffee House: Lonesome Eagle, Jan. 4. $7. Singarounds are offered at 2 p.m. the first and third Saturdays. $1. An unplugged open mike night for high school and college students is offered at 7 p.m. the last Thursday of every month. No cover. Bluegrass Jam at 2 p.m. the fourth Saturday of each month. $1. At 1047 Curtiss St., Downers Grove. Call (630) 969-9720 or visit twowaystreet.org.
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