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  • John Wee, top, and Owen Morse make up the juggling duo Passing Zone. Their show "Gravity Attacks!" plays College of Lake County's Lumber Center for the Performing Arts in Grayslake on Thursday, March 21.

      John Wee, top, and Owen Morse make up the juggling duo Passing Zone. Their show "Gravity Attacks!" plays College of Lake County's Lumber Center for the Performing Arts in Grayslake on Thursday, March 21.
    COURTESY OF JAY BLAKESBERG/RETNA LTD.

  • Disney Live! presents "Mickey's Music Festival" at the Rosemont Theatre from Friday through Sunday, March 15-17.

      Disney Live! presents "Mickey's Music Festival" at the Rosemont Theatre from Friday through Sunday, March 15-17.

  • Hubbard Street Dance Chicago teams up with San Francisco-based Alonzo King LINES Ballet to form a supergroup in AZIMUTH at Millennium Park's Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Chicago.

      Hubbard Street Dance Chicago teams up with San Francisco-based Alonzo King LINES Ballet to form a supergroup in AZIMUTH at Millennium Park's Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Chicago.
    Courtesy of Margo Mortiz

  • The Elk Grove Park District holds a special Doggy Egg Hunt and spring costume parade at the Al Hatterndorf Center on Saturday, March 16.

      The Elk Grove Park District holds a special Doggy Egg Hunt and spring costume parade at the Al Hatterndorf Center on Saturday, March 16.

  • The Vienna Boys Choir performs at North Central College's Wentz Concert Hall in Naperville on Sunday, March 17.

      The Vienna Boys Choir performs at North Central College's Wentz Concert Hall in Naperville on Sunday, March 17.

 
 

Juggling guys
Jon Wee and Owen Morse, a comedic juggling act known as Passing Zone, will juggle chain saws, torches, knives and more in their show "Gravity Attacks!" at the College of Lake County's Lumber Center for the Arts, 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake. $25-$35; $24-$34 seniors; $15 teens; $12 kids. (847) 543-2300 or clcillinois.edu/tickets. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21

Musical Mickey
Characters from "The Little Mermaid," "Aladdin" and Disney/Pixar's "Toy Story" show up in the Disney Live! show "Mickey's Music Festival" this weekend at theRosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road, Rosemont. $15-$35; $70 limited VIP tickets. (800) 745-3000 or rosemonttheatre.com. 7 p.m. Friday, March 15; 1, 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 16; and 11 a.m., 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday, March 17

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Monster magic?
Who knew that monster trucks could intermingle with magic tricks? See for yourself when Lucas Oil Monster Truck Nationals presents "Monsters and Magic Tour" this weekend at the Sears Centre Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates. $17-$38. (888) 732-7784 or searscentre.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 15-16, and 5 p.m. Sunday, March 17

On their toes
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago teams up with San Francisco-based Alonzo King LINES Ballet to form a supergroup in AZIMUTH. On the bill are works by King and Alejandro Cerrudo this weekend at Millennium Park's Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph Drive, Chicago. $25-$99. (312) 334-7777 or harristheaterchicago.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 15-16, and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 17

Stiff upper lip
It's a murder mystery of very British proportions in "Doomsday Abbey," featuring an interactive script by Rob Pileckis and renditions of Gilbert and Sullivan songs, this weekend at the Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg, $20; $10 post-show dessert reception. (847) 895-3600 or prairiecenter.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 15-16

Egg Fido on
Why should kids have all the fun when it comes to egg hunts? The Elk Grove Park District holds a special Doggy Egg Hunt and spring costume parade Saturday at the Al Hatterndorf Center, 225 E. Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove Village. $10-$15 per dog; advance registration is required. (847) 364-7224. Dogs less than 30 pounds from 9 to 9:45 a.m.; dogs more than 30 pounds from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday, March 16

Spring preview
The West suburban a cappella chorus Acappellago sings songs to welcome warmer weather in the concert "Escape to ... Blue Skies," performed at two locations: Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St., Oak Brook; also the Congregational Church of Batavia, 21 S. Batavia Ave., Batavia. $17; $15 students/seniors. (708) 484-3797 or acappellago.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16, in Oak Brook; 4 p.m. Sunday, March 17, in Batavia

Choral kids
The Vienna Boys Choir dates back to 1498, and they're still going strong. Catch these musically gifted boys between the ages of 10 to 14 Sunday at North Central College's Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. $50-$60. (630) 637-7469 or northcentralcollege.edu/showtix. 6 p.m. Sunday, March 17

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