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  • Wrestlers will rumble in WWE's "Supershow" at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.

      Wrestlers will rumble in WWE's "Supershow" at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.

  • Oscar Martinez's painting "Fragments" is part of the "Dreams and Mirrors" exhibit at the David L. Pierce Art and History Center in Aurora.

      Oscar Martinez's painting "Fragments" is part of the "Dreams and Mirrors" exhibit at the David L. Pierce Art and History Center in Aurora.

  • Comedian Jon Lovitz performs at the Improv Comedy Showcase in Schaumburg Friday through Sunday, Aug. 31-Sept. 2.

      Comedian Jon Lovitz performs at the Improv Comedy Showcase in Schaumburg Friday through Sunday, Aug. 31-Sept. 2.

  • See Jeff Bridges as "The Dude" in the Coen Brothers' 1998 cult film "The Big Lebowski" at the Tivoli Theatre in Downers Grove.

      See Jeff Bridges as "The Dude" in the Coen Brothers' 1998 cult film "The Big Lebowski" at the Tivoli Theatre in Downers Grove.

  • Daryl Hall and John Oates headline the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park on Saturday, Sept. 1.

      Daryl Hall and John Oates headline the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park on Saturday, Sept. 1.

  • The Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe hosts the Northeastern Illinois Rose Society Show & Sale on Sunday, Sept. 2.

      The Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe hosts the Northeastern Illinois Rose Society Show & Sale on Sunday, Sept. 2.
    Daily Herald file photo by George LeClaire/gleclai

  • Lindsey Buckingham performs a solo concert at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles on Tuesday, Sept. 4.

      Lindsey Buckingham performs a solo concert at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles on Tuesday, Sept. 4.
    Associated Press

 
 

RAW rumble
WWE wrestling stars like John Cena, Randy Orton and Chicago's own CM Punk will compete Monday at the WWE RAW Supershow at Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim Road, Rosemont. $20-$95. (800) 745-3000 or allstatearena.com. 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3

Latino expressions
Paintings, photographs and installations from 10 established and emerging Latino artists are featured in the new exhibit "Dreams and Mirrors" starting this weekend at the David L. Pierce Art and History Center, 20 E. Downer Place, Aurora. No charge. (630) 256-4636 or aurora-il.org. 5 to 7:30 p.m. grand opening reception Friday, Aug. 31; exhibit continues from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday through Nov. 30

That's the ticket!
Comedian Jon Lovitz ("Saturday Night Live," "The Critic," "Casino Jack") returns this weekend to share his standup routine at the Improv Comedy Showcase, 5 Woodfield Road, Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg. $30 plus a two menu-item purchase. (847) 240-2001 or improv.com. 8 and 10:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31; 7 and 9:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1; and 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2

Abiding dude
Fans of the Coen Brothers' 1998 cult classic film "The Big Lebowski" won't want to miss this chance to go bowling at Tivoli Bowl, 938 Warren Ave., Downers Grove, before catching a midnight film screening on Friday at the Tivoli Theatre, 5021 Highland Ave., Downers Grove. $2 to bowl and $5 for the film. (630) 968-0219 or classiccinemas.com. Film screening begins at midnight Friday, Aug. 31

Rock and soul
Daryl Hall & John Oates, the chart-topping musical duo best known for their string of hits in the late 1970s and '80s like "Private Eyes" and "Out of Touch," hit the Pavilion stage Saturday at the Ravinia Festival, 418 Sheridan Road, Highland Park. $27 lawn tickets, $80 pavilion. (847) 266-5100 or ravinia.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1

Rockin' fireworks
Brighten up your Labor Day weekend with a special Rock & Roll Fireworks Show on Saturday at the entertainment complex at MB Financial Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont. No admission charge. rosemont.com. 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1

Blooming beauty
Hundreds of roses will be on display and available for purchase at the judged Northeastern Illinois Rose Society Show & Sale Sunday at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake-Cook Road, Glencoe. Free admission; parking is $20. (847) 835-5440 or chicagobotanic.org. Noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2

Fleetwood man
Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac fame offers up a solo show Tuesday with an emphasis on songs from his most recent albums like "Gift of Screws" and "Seeds We Sow." See him at the Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. $39-$95. (630) 962-7000 or oshows.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4

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