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[art & culture] CALENDAR august 2014 Chicago. His inspired playing, influenced by folk and liturgical traditions, is sure to move the crowd to its feet. 5pm. Tickets from $20. Ravinia Pavilion, 200 Ravinia Park Rd., Highland Park, 847.266.5100, 2014 Chicago Dancing Festival Chicago Jazz Festival AUG. 28-31 AUG. 20-23 It’s a night of debuts as choreographers bring their stunning dances to the stage for the first time ever. View the performances at one of the several theaters, or a simulcast on a giant screen in Millennium Park. 7:30pm. Free. Locations vary, 312.334.7777, chicagodancing American Craft Exposition Collectors Hour and Preview Party MONEY-GO-ROUND Execs raising funds for children’s causes AUG. 23 The Carousel of Possible Dreams Guests are in for a wild ride as Chicago business leaders try to raise funds for Little Angels, Ronald McDonald House Charities and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital using only their phones—while riding the Eden Palais Carousel. 6 pm . Tickets $150. Sanfilippo Estate, Barrington Hills, 800.492.KIDS, AUG. 22 for the local restaurant booths, which will be serving their signature dishes and other local favorites. 4pm. Tickets $35. CityGate Centre, 2155 City Gate Lane, Naperville, 888.695.0888, napervillewinefestival Transamerica Chicago Triathlon The 36th annual celebration of jazz brings together talented musicians from every corner of Chicago. The set list has everything from promising new talents to world-renowned celebrities, such as Cécile McLorin Salvant, Esperanza Spalding and Sun Ra Arkestra. Noon. Free. Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., 312.427.1676, Hank Williams: Lost Highway THROUGH AUG. 31 A Magnificent Taste AUG. 21-24 Browse beautiful, handcrafted work from more than 150 artists at this annual exposition. Guests can appreciate and purchase one-of-a-kind pieces, and even get to meet the artists. 5:30pm. Tickets from $15. Henry Crown Sports Pavilion, Evanston, 2311 Campus Dr., 224.364.7270, Top Gold Coast chefs prepare savory samples of their signature dishes to support Common Threads, a nutrition education program for low-income children. 6:30pm. Tickets from $125. Pioneer Court, 401 N. Michigan Ave., 312.409.5560, Naperville Wine Festival based competitions. 4:15am. Tickets from $65. 4001 N. Ravenswood Ave., Tee-Off for Camp Blackhawk Gold Outing AUG. 25 AUG. 24 AUG. 22-23 Unwind with samples of more than 270 wines at one of Illinois’ largest wine festivals. Keep your eyes peeled Test your endurance at the summer’s most demanding competition. The 25th anniversary changes the game with a new bike course, complimentary use of Divvy bikes and team-82 Chip for charity at the scenic Kemper Lakes Golf Club. Enjoy 18 holes of scramble-format golf while raising money for the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago. 11am. $275 per player. Kemper Lakes Golf Club, 24000 Old McHenry Rd., Kildeer, 312.939.8622, Watch country legend Hank Williams’ journey from near-poverty to stardom in the musical Hank Williams: Lost Highway . Featuring top hits like “Move It On Over,” this inspiring show is soon to be a classic. Times and ticket prices may vary. American Blues Theater, 1016 N. Dearborn St., 773.404.7336, Urban Pig Roast SEPT. 6 Who doesn’t love a pig roast? Head over to the Aberdeen Tap for an afternoon of delicious slow and low barbecue as well as rotisserie-style pigs. Noon. Aberdeen Tap, 440 N. Aberdeen St., CS AUGUST 2014 | Looking for more? check out

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