Billed as a parental night out for beleaguered moms, The Pump and Dump: A Parentally Incorrect Comedy Show comes to Chicago's Mayne Stage next month. Musician/comedian Shayna Ferm and her coach "MC Doula" (Tracey Tee) have presented two years...
We've had the pleasure of seeing the legendary Cuban band Orquestra Aragón in concert before and their Friday shows at Mayne Stage, in our opinion, are must-sees. [ more › ]
Thom Mayne and Morphosis make the most of a blank slate on Sunset with the striking and self-contained Emerson building. A frame, an arch, a studio stage set, a proscenium: The first question about Emerson College's hulking new Hollywood...Show More Summary
Australia's literary salon, Women of Letters, arrives in Chicago for one performance on Friday, March 21, at the Mayne Stage in Rogers Park. Seven female writers and performers will read letters they have written in advance on the topic: "A...
This weekend, legendary comic Dave Attell performs alongside Chicago native Danny Kallas at Mayne Stage in Rogers Park. I was able to chat with the stand-up legend and hilarious 'Insomniac' Attell; the comedian got nasty as we discussed retro...
Amy Matheny and Sofia Saffire emcee tonight's Windy City Gay Idol finals at Mayne Stage, hosted by Windy City Times. [ more › ]
Hey. Duncan (me) is on a panel tonight. Here are the details. FREE – Suggested Donation $5 Mayne Stage 1328 W. Morse Avenue Chicago, IL 60626 Presenter WBEZ – Chicago Public Media 312.948.4600 You know what they say about opinions, right? Now more than ever, in this brave new digital world, everybody’s got one. But criticism [...]
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The seminal Jamaican singing duo of Roy Panton and Yvonne Harrison play Mayne Stage tonight. [ more › ]
EAT Wine and Dine Mayne Stage 1328 W. Morse Ave. 773-381-4551 Conversations with food is the premise behind the Dinner Party, where you sample bites from Moto chef Homaro Cantu with a wine pairing and chocolates as host Elysabeth Alfano...Show More Summary
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When I heard Joel Hodgson was going to be performing his one man show "Riffing Myself" in Chicago I jumped at the opportunity to interview the man. For those of you that are not either old enough to know Joel...
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If you follow the Green Bay Packers' Josh Sitton and T.J. Lang on Twitter, you know they are experts in the role of blue-collar, underappreciated offensive linemen. ESPN's Kenny Mayne brought out that act to the big stage -- sort of -- in this week's Mayne Event. This is a good one. Take a look. And then cover your eyes at the end.
DJ Chuck Wren brings Jamaica to Chicago with events at Mayne Stage tonight and Reggie's tomorrow. [ more › ]
As we gear up for another interesting Fear No Art presents The Dinner Party on Monday, October 29 at the Mayne Stage theater, I am excited to learn about the techniques of Executive Brown Trout Chef Sean Sanders.
Whenever I tell people about the Mayne Stage, I can't believe that they haven't been there yet. For me, it is the undiscovered gem of the city.
Farming [ more › ]
This fun-loving couple hit all the right notes on their wedding day. From the oh-so-chic mismatched maids with cowgirl boots to the gorgeous lace trimmed gown, this wedding is the picture of eclectic prettiness. Amanda Megan Miller Photography was on hand to capture all the pretty, little details and there’s so much more to see [...]