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  • Dave Attell returns to the Improv Comedy Showcase in Schaumburg this weekend.

      Dave Attell returns to the Improv Comedy Showcase in Schaumburg this weekend.

  • Greg Blue's "White Sands Sunset" is part of the nature photography exhibit by the new Morton Arboretum Photographic Society at Morton Arboretum in Lisle.

      Greg Blue's "White Sands Sunset" is part of the nature photography exhibit by the new Morton Arboretum Photographic Society at Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
    Courtesy of Greg Blue

  • Monica Cervantes dances the role of Carmen in Luna Negra Dance Theater's "CARMEN.maquia" at Millennium Park's Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Chicago on Saturday, March 24.

      Monica Cervantes dances the role of Carmen in Luna Negra Dance Theater's "CARMEN.maquia" at Millennium Park's Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Chicago on Saturday, March 24.
    COURTESY OF CHERYL MANN/LUNA NEGRA DANCE THEATER

  • Sister Hazel headlines Viper Alley in Lincolnshire on Saturday, March 24.

      Sister Hazel headlines Viper Alley in Lincolnshire on Saturday, March 24.

  • Steven Brinberg impersonates Barbra Streisand in "Simply Barbra," coming to North Central College's Madden Theatre in Naperville on Sunday, March 25.

      Steven Brinberg impersonates Barbra Streisand in "Simply Barbra," coming to North Central College's Madden Theatre in Naperville on Sunday, March 25.

  • Katherine Kelly and Steve Pemberton star in Oliver Goldsmith's classic 1773 comedy of mistaken identities "She Stoops to Conquer," screened to select suburban theaters on Thursday, March 29.

      Katherine Kelly and Steve Pemberton star in Oliver Goldsmith's classic 1773 comedy of mistaken identities "She Stoops to Conquer," screened to select suburban theaters on Thursday, March 29.
    COURTESY OF JOHAN PERSSON/NATIONAL THEATRE OF GREA

 
 

Iconic insomniac

If you loved comedian Dave Attell on his acclaimed Comedy Central series "Insomniac With Dave Attell," then don't miss him live this weekend at the Improv Comedy Showcase, 5 Woodfield Road, Schaumburg. $32. (847) 240-2001 or improv.com. 8 and 10:15 p.m. Friday, March 23; 7 and 9:15 p.m. Saturday, March 24; and 7 p.m. Sunday, March 25

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Bleep, bleep, bloop

Background music for video games has come a long way since the early days of "Space Invaders," so game fanatics should love the touring and interactive concert experience "Video Games Live" playing tonight at the Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. $29-$59. (888) 695-0888 or oshows.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 23

Nature snaps

The recently formed Morton Arboretum Photographic Society presents its first group exhibit on nature photography this weekend in the Sycamore Room of the Morton Arboretum, 4100 Route 53, Lisle. Included with general admission of $12; $11 seniors; $9 youth ages 2-17. (630) 968-0074 or mortonarboretumphotographicsociety.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 24-25

Modern jazz

See Grammy Award-winning jazz artists Larry Carlton, Norman Brown and more at the Schaumburg Jazz Fest this weekend at the Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg. $59 for Carlton or Brown shows. $99 all-day tickets. (312) 725-0740 schaumburgjazz.com. 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 24-25

Fiery gypsy

"CARMEN.maquia" is a world premiere dance piece for Luna Negra Dance Theater by choreographer Gustavo Ramirez Sansano that takes its inspiration from Bizet's classic opera and the paintings of Pablo Picasso. See it Saturday at Millennium Park's Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph Drive, Chicago. $25-$65. (312) 334-7777 or lunanegra.org. 8 p.m. Saturday, March 24

Country rock

Sister Hazel performs hits from its albums "Release," "Heartland Highway" and more on Saturday at Viper Alley, 275 Parkway Drive, Suite 325, Lincolnshire. $30-$50. (847) 499-5000 or viper-alley.com. 8 p.m. Saturday, March 24

Americana roots

Revel in the distinctly American music of Appalachia when Dr. Ralph Stanley, Jim Lauderdale and Seldom Scene perform folk and bluegrass tunes in the concert Retro Roots at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn. $42; $40 seniors; $32 kids. (630) 942-4000 or atthemac.org. 8 p.m. Saturday, March 24

Scandinavian scores

The Northbrook Symphony shines a spotlight on Scandinavian composers like Sibelius and Berwald with its "Symphonic Scandinavia" concert Sunday at Glenbrook North High School's Sheely Center for the Performing Arts, 2300 Shermer Road, Northbrook. $25-$45; $8 kids/students. (847) 272-0755 or thenso.org. 4 p.m. Sunday, March 25

Streisand-sized

Singer/actor Steven Brinberg channels the towering talent of Barbra Streisand in his internationally acclaimed cabaret show "Simply Barbra," which plays Sunday at North Central College's Madden Theatre, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. $25-$30. (630) 637-7469 or northcentralcollege.edu/showtix. 6 p.m. Sunday, March 25

Comedy of manners

The National Theatre of Great Britain's acclaimed London revival of Oliver Goldsmith's 1773 comedy "She Stoops to Conquer" will be screened through its NT Live initiative at select suburban movie theaters in Deer Park, Barrington, Bloomingdale, Lombard and Warrenville. Ticket prices vary, but largely around $15. fathomevents.com. 7 p.m. Thursday, March 29

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