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Lake Michigan is officially open for business with the Progressive Insurance Chicago In-Water Boat Show kicking off summer, June 13-16

What better way to spend Father’s Day weekend than experiencing the fun of boating? If you missed the Progressive Insurance Chicago In-Water Boat Show last year, don’t miss out this year! Chicago’s premier boating event returns to the new, state-of-the-art marina 31st Street Harbor, June 13-16, with hundreds of the newest boats and marine accessories for sale, on-water activities, education and daily entertainment.
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Academy Award Nominated Actor and a Red Orchid Theater’s Michael Shannon and Emmy Award Winning TV Contributor and Rockit Ranch CEO Billy Dec Co-Host “Man Of Steel” Screening

Join Academy Award® nominated actor and A Red Orchid Theatre founding ensemble member Michael Shannon and Emmy Award® winning television contributor and Rockit Ranch CEO Billy Dec, on Saturday, June 22 for a benefit screening of Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ action adventure MAN OF STEEL, followed by a reception at Rockit Bar & Grill. All proceeds from the event will benefit A Red Orchid Theatre.
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Tipsy Paint: a social spin on classic painting classes

When’s the last time you did something creative? Unless you work as an artist, its probably been a long time. Tipsy Paint is where entertainment is an art form. It’s a social spin on classic painting classes. They supply the canvas, acrylic paint, brushes, aprons and other art materials. You supply the fun, food and beverages! Tipsy Paint is perfect for a date night, bachelorette parties, wedding and baby showers, birthday parties, fundraisers and many other fun day or night outings.
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A Special Day for Cancer Survivors!

It was 2003, and I was watching television as I was pounding away the fat on my treadmill. Peter Greenberg, the' traveler guide' talked about a spa in California, where so many of their clients were diagnosed with cancer, they decided to offer a special spa day for the survivors. I looked at the T. V. and said, 'I can do that.' Now, in 2013, Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day is celebrated in all 50 states on the first Tuesday in June. This coming Tuesday, June 4th, all across the country, men, women, and children cancer survivors will be enjoying a special beauty service at one of the almost 1000 participating places of beauty.
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Billy Dec Joins Late Night Talk Show: Talk Hard on May 31st to talk all things restaurants/entertainment and who knows what else!

I’ve always loved Late Night talk shows. Conan, Kimmel, and Leno have been in my living room so many times (albeit on T.V) that I feel like we’re best friends. That’s why I love Talk Hard; Chicago’s longest running late night live uncensored talk show. In the audience you get the full experience, and the opportunity to hang with the host, writers, and guests in the Lounge after the show. I’m April Cowgur, the Guest Liaison and Social Media team for Talk Hard and can give you the FULL scoop!
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The Sh*t Show, Now A Part of Just for Laughs: June 11th at Stage 773

Hey comedy lovers! This is Rasa Gierstikas from the Shit Show comedy showcase. My co-producer/ host, Ever Mainard and I are excited to tell you that our comedy show, the Shit Show, is going to be a part of TBS’s Just for Laughs here in Chicago on Tuesday, June 11 at 10pm at Stage 773 (1225 W Belmont Ave). Tickets are only $15 and are on sale now.