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Cuerdas Clasicas at Eric Solorio Academy 8th Annual Chicago Latino Music Festival...[Derived headline]

November 17, 2013


Cuerdas Clasicas at Eric Solorio Academy 8th Annual Chicago Latino Music Festival: Absurdopera Selena Gomez in "Dance Tour 2013" ZOE Programaton Tour Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Thanksgiving Tropical Thursdays at Castle Las Lavanderas La Arrolladora Banda el Limon Ballet Folklorico Quetzalcoatl in Aurora Celebrate Los Creadorez Paquito D'Rivera "El Poeta de Juliantla"

Inspired by troubadours and bohemians, the Cuerdas Clasicas presents Concierto Bohemio, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, at Eric Solorio High School, 5400 South St. Louis Ave., Chicago. Free.

A comic opera in two acts in the style of the theater of the absurd; based on two one-act plays from the 60s. 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 and 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, Mayne Stage, 1328 Morse Ave., Chicago. $20.

With her first solo world tour, the American actress and recording artist performs in concert at Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim Road, Rosemont. (800) 745-3000 or 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22. $23-$69.50, plus $20 cash parking.

The Mexican rock-pop band known for mixing English and Spanish in their lyrics is back in Chicago. Zoe performs in concert 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at Concord Music Hall, 2047 N Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. $35. (312) 561-9500 or

Gets the family in the holiday spirit as Michigan Avenue between Wacker Drive and Oak Street turns into a winter wonderland from 4-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23. Free.

"Built To Amaze": The 143rd edition of the Greatest Show On Earth performs a Spanish Show with special presentation of Horoscopos de Durango, 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24 at the United Center, 1901 W. Madison St. Chicago. $20-$95. (773) 561-9500.

Latin Street Dancing says, "Come out to burn some turkey calories", 8 p.m.-4 a.m. Nov. 28-29, 1335 W. Lake St., Suite 103, Chicago. (312) 427-2572. $8 cover/21 and over.

Comedy from Las Lavanderas, performing live 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at Olympic Theatre, 6134 W. Cermak Road, Cicero $35-$45. (847) 877-3915 or Doors open at 7 p.m.

Gerardo Ortiz, Luis Coronel & Regulo Caro. A night of fabulous popular Mexican music, 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, Aragon, 1106 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago. (773) 561-9500 or visit Must be 17 to enter. Doors open at 7 p.m.

The colorful music and dance returns to the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora, at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 06. $18-$28. (630) 896-6666 or

One of the most promising regional Mexican bands, performing live at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 at La Sierra de Aurora, 2121 E. New York St., Aurora. (630) 585-6900. $25. Doors open at 7 p.m.

The winner of 11 Grammy Awards, a classical composer, and a Latin jazz musician, Paquito D'Rivera is performing at 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 15 at Mayne Stage, 1328 Morse Ave. Chicago. Reception at 5 p.m. $15-$30. (312) 431-1330.

Joan Sebastian, one of Mexico's most popular singers and songwriters, performs at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. Tickets $52-$152. Sears Centre is at 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway. Doors open at 6 p.m.

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