Chicago’s favorite summer tradition, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks brings Shakespeare’s Greatest Hits, free for all, to audiences in 18 Chicago neighborhood parks throughout the city. Shakespeare’s memorable characters come to life in a unique and surprising mash-up of scenes from his most celebrated plays—from Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth to The Taming of the Shrew and As You Like It.
In its fourth year, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks inaugurates cultural programming in a newly created Chicago Park District park—Steelworkers Park, a former industrial site now reclaimed as public green space in the Calumet region.
The transformation of this 10th Ward site has been hail by environmentalist, community groups and urban planners alike. Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks is FREE FOR ALL, touring neighborhood parks across Chicago now through August 16, 2015.
THE CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS
THE 2015 STANLEY CUP WINNERS!
"Dancing with The Stars" Superstar Siblings, Derek and Julianne Hough will dazzle Chicagoans next week when bring their MOVE LIVE on TOUR to The Chicago Theater!
That's right, Julianne and Derek Hough team up once again, dancing their way across stages all over the country in their new MOVE LIVE ON TOUR 2015.
The Houghs are promising MOVE LIVE ON TOUR 2015 will be bigger and better than ever. "We had such a fun and high energy show last year. it was amazing to see such a great reaction from our fans the first time, and we can’t wait til they see what we have up our sleeves now!
The show features a brand new stage production to showcase the fresh, exciting and high impact choreography spanning across a multitude of different dance styles that all audience members are sure to love!
The Houghs will be joined by the Move Company Dancers in a fast paced show, featuring live vocal performances from both Julianne and Derek with incredible costumes and staging to complement. So don't miss MOVE LIVE ON TOUR 2015 with Julianne Hough and Derek Hough from ABC's hugely popular Dancing With The Stars at The Chicago Theater.
So don't miss MOVE LIVE ON TOUR 2015 with Julianne Hough and Derek Hough from ABC's hugely popular Dancing With The Stars at The Chicago Theater.
Lollapalooza is more than just a music festival. Taking place each year in historic Grant Park, Lolla is a three-day cultural experience that takes place on 115 acres between Downtown Chicago and Lake Michigan.
Lollapalooza is for music fans of all ages! Kidzapalooza is a festival within a festival for parents who want to teach their kids what it’s like to experience one of the most special events in the world. Performers scheduled to perform includes:
Sir Paul McCartney
Gary Clark Jr.
Florence + the Machine
TV On The Radio
and many, many more!!
Located in its own area of Grant Park, Kidzapalooza offers parents and kids the opportunity to catch family-friendly music with it’s own stage and various activities including creating their own music, arts & crafts and much more. Children 10 and under get in absolutely FREE!
Wizard World's Chicago Comic Con is the largest and longest-running Comic Con in The Windy City! Tens of thousands of fans converge at the annual 4-Day convention to celebrate the best in pop culture. Wizard World Comic Con Chicago brings it all - Movies, Comics, Toys, Video Gaming, Games, TV, Horror, Wrestling, MMA, Original Art, Collectibles, Anime, Manga & More!
Don't miss the chance to meet your favorite celebrities from the Comic World, Wrestling, Television and Movies. Celebrities scheduled to appear at Chicago Comic Con include Actor Nathan Fillion from ABC's Castle, Actress Emilie DeRavin from Once Upon A Time, the stars of FOX 's hit TV Series "Gotham", Actors Ben McKenzie and Seth Pertwee!
Fans will also have a chance to meet the cast of The Walking Dead including Actor Norman Reedus, Michael Rooker, Seth Gilliam and Jon Bernthal, Actor Stephen Amell from The CW's Arrow, Legendary Actor Burt Reynolds, from Daytime TV, One Life To Live Actress, Kassie DePaiva, Ernie Hudson, "Big Bird" Caroll Spinney and many, many more!
Join The Ultimate-TV host Rachell Montgomery at Chicago Comic Con for The Doctor Who Companion Tour as she celebrates the 10th Anniversary of NuWho with British Actress, Billie Piper and Actor Arthur Darvill.
We'll see you and your friends again at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center for
Wizard World Chicago Comic Con
August 20th - 23rd in Rosemont!
ON YOUR FEET! is the new Broadway musical about two people who believed in their talent, their music and each other and became an international sensation.
photo courtesy of Miami Herald
ON YOUR FEET! is the new Broadway musical about two people who believed in their talent, their music and each other and became an international sensation. Superstar singer Gloria Estefan has sold over 100 million records and sold out stadiums around the world. Emilio and Gloria Estefan together have won 26 Grammy® Awards. But their music is only half the story.
ON YOUR FEET! features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter century, including “Rhythm is Gonna Get You,” “Conga,” “Get On Your Feet,” “Don’t Want To Lose You Now,” “1-2-3” and “Coming Out of the Dark,” and the Broadway musical boasts a creative team to match its incomparable song list.
Two-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots) directs the cast of twenty, with choreography by four-time Drama Desk nominee Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys) and an original book by Academy Award® winner Alexander Dinelaris (Birdman).
Don't miss ON YOUR FEET! The Story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan now at The Oriental Theater in Chicago!
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Grateful Dead, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, and Bob Weir will reunite at Chicago’s Soldier Field, nearly 20 years to the day from the last Grateful Dead concert, which took place at the same venue.
“Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead” will occur over three nights on July 3, 4, and 5, 2015, marking the original members’ last-ever performance together. The band will be joined by Trey Anastasio (guitar), Jeff Chimenti (keyboards), and Bruce Hornsby (piano). The group will perform two sets of music each night.
To celebrate both the release of Jerry Garcia Band – On Broadway Act One and the 50th anniversary of the Grateful Dead, who will make their final performance this weekend in Chicago, The Jerry Garcia family and Redlight Management will launch a Jerry Garcia editing theme, exclusively with Magisto, to give The Grateful Dead’s famed Deadhead community the ability to make their own music videos with Garcia’s music.
Magisto has created a special "Jerry Garcia" editing theme so that fans can turn their personal photos and videos, whether they're at the shows or not, into beautiful, personal movies set to music from the album, expressing their love for the music of Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead.
Just download Magisto for iOS, Android or Mac, choose the Jerry Garcia editing theme, select the photos and videos you'd like to use, and include #JerryRIPS in your title.
The user who shares the best Magisto movie by tagging #JerryRIPS in the title, will receive a four-seat Presidential Booth for a show at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY, a special Jerry Garcia merchandise package including the deluxe 3CD set, and have their movie featured on jerrygarcia.com.
Magisto, the world's most popular video storytelling platform with 65 million users. launched a special Jerry Garcia editing style to celebrate the release of the Jerry Garcia Band – On Broadway Act One: October 28th, 1987 3CD set. For full details visit www.magisto.com/jerrygarcia
Have fun and celebrate The Dead this weekend with The Ultimate-TV, Chicago's Entertainment Source!
We Day Celebrates The Youth Movement for Local and Global Change.
We Day 2015, Free The Children’s annual event, is the largest event of its kind, bringing together tens of thousands of youth and educators with celebrities, musicians and heroes sharing their inspirational stories.
On April 25th, the first ever WE DAY Illinois was held at Allstate Arena in April and The Ultimate-TV was there to see the magical star studded event!
Chicago Lineup Includes:
Award-winning hip-hop artist, actor, founder of the Common Ground Foundation and co-chair of We Day Illinois.
Selena Gomez – Actress, multi-platinum recording artist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and co-host of We Day Illinois
and many, many more!
We Day Chicago is going to be a day to remember and The Ultimate-TV. To relive the WE DAY Celebration with your family and friend, wath the television broadcast, August 21st on ABC!
C2E2, also known as The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo is one of Chicago's favorite fan conventions spanning the latest and greatest from the worlds of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games.
Bringing the best of popular culture to Downtown Chicago, C2E2’s show floor is packed with hundreds of exhibitors, panels and autograph sessions giving fans a chance to interact with their favorite creators and screening rooms featuring sneak peeks at films and television shows months before they hit either the big or small screen!
Get your "Geek On" this weekend at C2E2 and meet your favorite movie, television and comic hero's including STAN LEE - The Legendary co-creator of Spider-Man™, The Avengers ™, X-Men™, Iron Man™, The Incredible Hulk™, and The Fantastic Four™.
Other celebrities appearing at C2E2 2015 include Game of Thrones Heartthrob, Jason Momoa, Chad L. Coleman from The Walking Dead and from the legendary Sci-Fi television show, Doctor Who Actor Sylvester McCoy and Neve McIntosh!
The Ultimate-TV would like to congratulations to the winners of The Ultimate-TV C2E2 Ticket Giveaway:
DENNIS ALCARAZ, KERRY TARA and Family, ANNETTE BJORLING and ESTELLA JACKSON!
We certainly hope you, your family and friends enjoyed the convention and The Ultimate-TV looks forward to seeing all of you C2E2 fans next year!
The Chicago Flower & Garden Show, presented by Mariano’s, returns with more color, fragrance and roll-up-your-sleeves, good-use ideasn now thru March 22, 2015 at Chicago’s Navy Pier, the No. 1 tourist destination in Chicago. “Do Green. Do Good.” presents realistic, do-it-yourself solutions to inspire, educate and motivate the next generation of gardeners.
Highlights of the new, 2015 show include:
* Two-dozen breathtaking display gardens demonstrating how garden beauty can be functional and sustainable, as well as how gardeners and homeowners can “Do Green. Do Good.”
• “Gardening Live Stage” and “Seminar Series”
• “Garden Gourmet” culinary demonstrations
• “Kids’ Activity Garden”
• Photography competition
• “Tablescapes” exhibit
• “Art of Floral,” featuring interpretive floral designs
• The Marketplace, with more than 100 exhibitors
• National cake decorating competition with the Retail Bakers Association of America
• “Evening in Bloom,” the show’s signature charity fundraiser held the night before the show’s official opening on Friday, March 13 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The 2014 Chicago Flower & Garden Show drew upwards of 40,000 people to Navy Pier in search of spring color and fragrance during winter’s frigid, yawning chill. Following the show’s close, Abruscato and his Flower Show Productions team, producers of year-round activities of the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, donated much of the show’s plants and material – valued at more than $65,000 – to nonprofit organizations and institutions around Chicagoland.
For information about year-round events and activities – including advance tour group registration, discount tickets, hotel specials, travel details and schedules for the 2015 Chicago Flower & Garden Show – visit www.chicagoflower.com. Find the show on social media for upto-the-minute details and special incentives at www.facebook.com/chicagoflower and on Twitter@ChicagoFlower.
David Tennant, known as the “Tenth Doctor” on the long-running series “Doctor Who” and current star of Broadchurch, the popular British murder drama will attend Wizard World Comic Con Raleigh on Saturday and Sunday, March 14-15 at the Raleigh Convention Center. It marks the first Wizard World appearance for the veteran British actor.
David will greet fans, sign autographs, pose for photo ops and conduct an interactive Q&A panel. Fans who purchase VIP tickets will be guaranteed autographs, photo ops and seating at the panel.
Tennant joins a strong lineup of stars at Wizard World Comic Con Raleigh which already includes Ian Somerhalder (“Vampire Diaries'), William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “Boston Legal”), Tyler Hoechlin (“Teen Wolf,” Road to Perdition), Liam McIntyre (“Spartacus: War of the Damned”), WWE® Diva Eva Marie™, John Schneider (“The Dukes of Hazzard,” “Smallville”) and “The Walking Dead” stars Sonequa Martin-Green, Sarah Wayne Callies and Seth Gilliam.
Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, cosplay, comics, television, sci-fi, toys, video gaming, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more.
Wizard World Comic Con Raleigh is also the place for cosplay, with fans young and old showing off their best costumes throughout the event. Fans dressed as every imaginable character – and some never before dreamed – will roam the convention floor.
Don't miss DAVID TENNANT at Wizard World Comic Con Raleigh show hours are Friday, March 13, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, March 14, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, March 15, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.