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On February 24, Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents An Evening with Sting at 7:30 p.m. The 16-time Grammy Award-winner will perform songs from his new musical The Last Ship with piano accompaniment by Emmy Award-nominee Rob Mathes. Part of the proceeds will support Steppenwolf’s Artistic Development Fund. For more information, call 312-335-1650 or visit

For the sixth year in a row, the Chicagoland Chapter of Autism Speaks presents its annual Oscar-themed fundraising event An Evening with the Stars Red Carpet Spectacular. WGN Radio’s Steve Cochran, Chicago Comedienne Patti Vasquez and 190 North’s Mark Nilsson will host the event on Sunday, March 2 at the InterContinental O’Hare Hotel on 5300 N. River Road in Rosemont. Tickets start at $175. For more information, call 224-567-8573 or visit

On Saturday, March 15, Chicago chefs and mixologists will help create a VIP tasting experience at Redmoon Theater’s annual gala fundraiser, Spectacle Lunatique on 2120 S. Jefferson Street in Pilsen. For more information, visit

Steppenwolf Auxiliary Council’s 2014 Red or White Ball is set for Friday, March 28. The evening of music, dancing, cocktails, and cuisine takes place at Venue One on 1044 W. Randolph Street. Tickets start at $125; tables are also available. Proceeds benefit Steppenwolf for Young Adults. For details, visit, call 312-654-5623, or email

On Saturday, March 8, The Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers will compete at Logan Square Auditorium on 2539 N. Kedzie Avenue in Chicago. Tickets ($10) are available at All proceeds benefit Sideshow Theatre Company and this match’s partner charity, The Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation.

With hosts Donna LaPietra and Bill Kurtis, the Chicago Academy for the Arts presents A Taste for the Arts Gala at the Harris Theater and Millennium Park Terrace on Tuesday, May 13. Individual tickets start at $350. Learn more at For more information on tickets or sponsorship opportunities, contact



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