Around Town with Gabe Mendoza & DL Hopkins (February 7th events)

Around TownHonor Black History Month at The Evolution of Steppin’. This Chicago Public Library program explores African American dances including Chicago’s most recognized styles, bop and steppin’. Navy Pier boasts adult and kid-friendly fun with the Cider Summit Chicago and Snow Days Chicago 2014. 2 Chainz and Pusha T put on a rhyme fest at The Chicago Theatre. Plus, on this week’s Around Town, hosts Gabe Mendoza and D.L. Hopkins are bearers of good news, with a story about Chicago Bears corner back Peanut Tillman (as reported by Around the League editor Gregg Rosenthal).

Honor Black History Month at The Evolution of Steppin’. This Chicago Public Library program explores African American dances including Chicago’s most recognized styles, bop and steppin’. Navy Pier boasts adult and kid-friendly fun with the Cider Summit Chicago and Snow Days Chicago 2014. 2 Chainz and Pusha T put on a rhyme fest at The Chicago Theatre. Plus, on this week’s Around Town, hosts Gabe Mendoza and D.L. Hopkins are bearers of good news, with a story about Chicago Bears corner back Peanut Tillman (as reported by Around the League editor Gregg Rosenthal).

2 Chainz with Pusha T + August Alsina
Dates and hours: Friday, February 7, 7:30pm
Venue: The Chicago Theatre, 175 N State St
Price: $35–89.99
URL: 800-745-3000, www.thechicagotheatre.com

2014 Chicago Auto Show
Dates and hours: Saturday, February 8–Sunday, February 16 10am–10pm; Monday, February 17 10am–8pm
Venue: McCormick Place, 2301 S Lake Shore Dr
Price: $12, seniors 62 and older and kids 7–12 $6
URL: www.chicagoautoshow.com

Cider Summit Chicago
Dates and hours: Saturday, February 8 11am–3pm and 4–8pm
Venue: Navy Pier, 600 E Grand St
Price: $30, advance $25
URL: www.cidersummit.com

The Evolution of Chicago Style Steppin’
Dates and hours: Saturday, February 8 2–3pm
Venue: Hall, 4801 S Michigan Ave
Price: Free
Phone and URL: 312-747-2541, www.chipublib.org

FREEze Day
Dates and hours: Sunday, February 9, 10am–4pm
Venue: Brookfield Zoo, 3300 Golf Rd, Brookfield
Price: Free
Phone and URL 708-688-8000, www.czs.org/events

Snow Days Chicago 2014
Dates and hours: Saturday, February 8 11am–8pm; Sunday, February 9, 11am–6pm
Venue: Navy Pier, 600 E Grand St
Price: Free
Phone and URL: 312-595-7437, www.navypier.com

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~ by Illside Radio on February 7, 2014.

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