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Live Entertainment Every Tuesday through Friday at Maxwell's at the Club
Join Maxwell's at the Club (500 N. Kingsbury St.,
Chicago, IL; located inside East Bank Club; 312-527-5800) after work and
into the evening for a great mix of live entertainment in the
bar/lounge. To make your evening even more satisfying, you can order
from Maxwell's special bar food menu, filled with freshly prepared
appetizers, small plates and flatbreads. If you would like to enjoy a
delicious full dinner while sitting in the bar/lounge area, you can
order from the regular Maxwell's dinner menu. Maxwell's has a
fully-stocked bar with an excellent wine selection, craft beers and
flavorful cocktails. So, unwind at Maxwell's at the Club with wonderful
entertainment, every Tuesday through Friday. No membership is required
and there is never a cover charge. Maxwell's live entertainment schedule includes the following:
Tuesdays: Midnight Sun
the smooth, groovin' sounds of Chicago's own Midnight Sun as they
deliver Motown and R&B favorites from artists such as Michael
Jackson, Earth Wind & Fire, Phil Collins, Aretha Franklin, and a of
host other soulful artists. Focusing on classic rhythm and blues, more
contemporary "quiet storm" vocal tunes, plus pop hits and standards,
they soothe your
soul like few artists can do. Midnight Sun has a polished and poignant
sound that makes for a refreshing, toe-tapping evening.
Wednesday: Guitar trio featuring David Chiriboga
A formally trained and technically accomplished
Flamenco guitarist, David Chiriboga has a fluid and expressive style
that captures the spirit and soulfulness of musical styles from
Spain and Latin America. He blends the traditional Flamenco music of
Spain with the punchy rhythms of South America to create a captivating
musical landscape. With the trio's heartfelt strumming, you're sure to
have a memorable evening of entertainment at Maxwell's.
Thursday: Robert Solone
Master of the eighty-eights, Robert Solone is one
of Chicago's most in-demand pianists and piano bar performers who
regularly appears as a soloist and accompanist. He also is an
accomplished vocalist, skillfully performing a set of richly textured
selection of show tunes, pop song, original compositions, classical
works, jazz and blues. Don't miss an evening of piano jazz with Bob as
you will e enjoying one of Chicago's finest, weaving a colorful tapestry
of familiar tunes performed with a master's interpretative touch.
Friday: Ken Haebich, Redd Holt and Friends
night in Chicago would not be complete with some great straight-ahead
Chicago-style jazz to wind down after a busy week. Ken Haebich, Redd
Hold and Friends fill the bill perfectly with thfunky arrangements of
jazz, blues and pop classics. The trio features Ken
Haebich on bass, Redd Holt on drums and other special guests. Redd was
an original member of the Ramsey Lewis Trio and a principal member of
the Young-Holt Trio. Ken is a bassist's bassist, a multi-faceted
bassist, composer and music educator.
is the signature of this group. They can move easily from old school
jazz to contemporary modal compositions and familiar pop standards.
Another way of saying this is that they can play as cool as a calm
winter's night or as hot as State Street on an August night. Maxwell's
at the Club is proud to be the Friday evening home of these outstanding
About Maxwell's at the Club
to the public and accommodating to all tastes, Maxwell's at the Club is
as perfect for business entertaining as it is as a neighborhood hangout
for friends and family. Its ambiance, quality food and very personable
service make it a truly hidden gem in Chicago's popular River North
Maxwell's at the Club is located in Chicago's East
Bank Club (500 N. Kingsbury St., 312-527-5800, Ext. 301). It is open
weekdays for lunch 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., and 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. for
dinner. The bar/lounge area is open 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Monday through
Friday. Maxwell's serves brunch every Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Valet
parking is available across the street. For more information, please
The holidays are here, Shaw's Crab House in Chicago is celebrating their 30th
anniversary, and the restaurant is kicking things into gear with a
festive New Year's celebration. For the big night, the downtown location
will be bedazzled with balloons, twinkling white lights, poinsettias,
wreaths, garland, and yard after yard of holiday ribbon. The restaurant
will also be rolling out a Grand CRAB Tower, priced at $100 and
featuring King Crab Bites, Stone Crab Claws, Empress Crab Claws, Peeky Toe Crab, Golden King Crab, and two mini bottles of Moet Chandon!
On New Year's Eve,
reservations will be accepted in the Oyster Bar after 9:00 p.m. (and
first come, first serve before then). Big Dog Mercer will be rocking the
Oyster Bar from 9:00 p.m. until 12:00 midnight. In addition, there will
be a party favor-laden Champagne toast and complimentary oysters when
the clock strikes 12:00 midnight!
In the Main Dining
Room, reservations will be accepted from 4:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The
restaurant will be serving their ala carte menu and decadent specials,
including Dover Sole, succulent Nantucket Cape Scallops, and Alaskan Red King Crab.
At 12:00 midnight, guests will also usher in 2014 with a complimentary
Champagne and oyster toast! For more information or to make
reservations, please call 312.527.2722.
On New Year's Day,
the fun continues! Shaw's starts 2015 off right with a New Year's Day
brunch in their Main Dining Room from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Guests can sip bloodies and chow down on the best brunch in town
for just $55 per person and free for kids 12 and under (limit 2 kids
per adult). The New Year's Day buffet features a hot buffet line
brimming with classic breakfast fare, plus Shaw's specialties. There's
also a make-your-own-omelet and waffle station with more than a dozen ingredients; a surf-n-turf station offering lobster bisque, beef tenderloin, and crab legs; a cold seafood bar featuring sushi, oysters, and crab bites; and salads galore, like Shaw's classic Caesar salad and harvest spinach salad. Meanwhile, a sweets table tempts with bite-sized portions of Shaw's favorites, from crème brûlée and raspberry tartlets to key lime pie, pecan torts, fresh fruit, and candy canes. Shaw's Chicago's regular ala carte menu will also be available in the Main Dining Room from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Shaw's Chicago Oyster
Bar will be open on New Year's Day from 11:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. The
regular menu will be available and guests can slurp selected ½ priced oysters from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. For more information on Shaw's New Year's festivities, please call 312.527.2722.
Shaw's Crab House,
a Lettuce Entertain You restaurant, features a 1940s-style take on the
seafood dining experience, with retro leather banquettes, polished wood
floors and Art Deco touches. The Oyster Bar
provides a more casual setting for diners and serves up live music five
nights a week at the Chicago location. Shaw's- The King of Crab! For
more info, call 312.527.2722 (Chicago) or 847.517.2722 (Schaumburg),
visit the website at www.shawscrabhouse.com, tweet with The Shaw's Mermaid at www.twitter.com/shellyfromshaws or keep up on Facebook at www.facebook.com/shawscrabhouse and
Signature Room® offers the ultimate in New Year's Eve celebrations,
with three different ways to ring in the new year. In the main dining
room guests can choose a festive, early evening seating featuring a
three-course dinner menu, or a late night formal affair. The second
seating* will feature a five-course gourmet menu, celebratory decor
including a balloon from and dancing to the sounds of Hey Jimmy! until
1am. In the Signature Lounge®*
on the 96th floor, after 6pm a $25 cover charge includes one drink and
allows guests to enjoy the evening listening to the sounds of DJ Brian
Cummings from 9pm-1am.
*21 & over
Wednesday, December 31st
1st seating, $105 per person, includes tax & gratuity
2nd seating, $225 per person, includes tax & gratuity
The Signature Lounge, $25 per person cover, includes one drink
Reservations required for the 1st and 2nd seating, call 312.787.9596
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Photo courtesy Lisa Lindvay. On view in Close to Home.
As the year comes to a close, we ask that you consider a gift to Silver Eye's Annual Fund to help us continue to bring Pittsburgh the very best of contemporary photography.
2014 has been an amazing, busy, and exciting year for Silver Eye. Our critically-acclaimed exhibitions, Fellowship
14, 2014 Benefit Auction Exhibition, Here & Now: Queer Geographies
in Contemporary Photography, Anima, Crowdsource, and, our current exhibition, Close to Home drew broader audiences than ever into our space. And, just two weeks ago, the 2nd annual Photography Book Market gave both local and national artists and photo book makers a chance to share what they do at our weekend-long event.
We have an exciting year ahead of us in 2015, starting with Fellowship 15: Projects by Christopher Meerdo & Matthew Conboy, the two award winners from our annual juried competition. In the spring, A World Imagined
will showcase photographs by Kelli Connell and Sara Macel, two artists
who create beautiful and compelling images from a mixture of biography
and envisioned possibilities. The year continues with more extraordinary
exhibitions, innovative programming, and youth education.
Help us to create this inspiring year ahead.
Guests at the 2nd Annual Photography Book Market on December 6-7, 2014 at Silver Eye.