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  • The Rolling Stones, featuring Keith Richards, left, and Mick Jagger, will perform at the United Center in Chicago on Tuesday, May 28, Friday, May 31, and Monday, June 3.

      The Rolling Stones, featuring Keith Richards, left, and Mick Jagger, will perform at the United Center in Chicago on Tuesday, May 28, Friday, May 31, and Monday, June 3.
    Associated Press file photo

  • The Rolling Stones, featuring lead singer Mick Jagger, left, and Charlie Watts, will perform at the United Center in Chicago on Tuesday, May 28, Friday, May 31, and Monday, June 3.

      The Rolling Stones, featuring lead singer Mick Jagger, left, and Charlie Watts, will perform at the United Center in Chicago on Tuesday, May 28, Friday, May 31, and Monday, June 3.
    Associated Press File photo

  • Bonnie Peterson's "Accelerating Antarctica" is part of a textile art show at College of Lake County in Grayslake.

      Bonnie Peterson's "Accelerating Antarctica" is part of a textile art show at College of Lake County in Grayslake.

  • Andrew Pond stars in "Side Effects May Include ..." at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles on Friday, May 24.

      Andrew Pond stars in "Side Effects May Include ..." at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles on Friday, May 24.

  • Australian performance artist Caroline Reid stars as Pam Ann in her "Cockpit! USA Tour" at Millennium Park's Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Chicago on Friday, May 24.

      Australian performance artist Caroline Reid stars as Pam Ann in her "Cockpit! USA Tour" at Millennium Park's Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Chicago on Friday, May 24.

  • Australian performance artist Caroline Reid stars as Pam Ann in her "Cockpit! USA Tour" at Millennium Park's Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Chicago on Friday, May 24.

      Australian performance artist Caroline Reid stars as Pam Ann in her "Cockpit! USA Tour" at Millennium Park's Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Chicago on Friday, May 24.

  • The special Butterflies & Blooms area of the Chicago Botanic Garden returns to Glencoe from Saturday, May 25, through Monday, Sept. 2.

      The special Butterflies & Blooms area of the Chicago Botanic Garden returns to Glencoe from Saturday, May 25, through Monday, Sept. 2.
    Courtesy of Chicago Botanic Garden

  • The special Butterflies & Blooms area of the Chicago Botanic Garden returns to Glencoe from Saturday, May 25, through Monday, Sept. 2.

      The special Butterflies & Blooms area of the Chicago Botanic Garden returns to Glencoe from Saturday, May 25, through Monday, Sept. 2.
    Courtesy of Chicago Botanic Garden

  • Charles and Paula David of Libertyville look over the photography work of Igor Menaker of Grayslake at a previous edition of the Barrington Arts Festival.

       Charles and Paula David of Libertyville look over the photography work of Igor Menaker of Grayslake at a previous edition of the Barrington Arts Festival.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • The Piccadilly Circus comes to the DuPage County Expo Center in St. Charles from Saturday through Monday, May 25-27.

      The Piccadilly Circus comes to the DuPage County Expo Center in St. Charles from Saturday through Monday, May 25-27.

  • Magician Dan Martin blends improv comedy with tricks in his "Magically Delicious Tour," which comes to North Central College's Wentz Concert Hall in Naperville on Saturday, May 25.

      Magician Dan Martin blends improv comedy with tricks in his "Magically Delicious Tour," which comes to North Central College's Wentz Concert Hall in Naperville on Saturday, May 25.

  • Magician Dan Martin blends improv comedy with tricks in his "Magically Delicious Tour," which comes to North Central College's Wentz Concert Hall in Naperville on Saturday, May 25.

      Magician Dan Martin blends improv comedy with tricks in his "Magically Delicious Tour," which comes to North Central College's Wentz Concert Hall in Naperville on Saturday, May 25.

 
 

Start them up
Who knew that TheRolling Stones would still be rocking and rolling more than 50 years after the band originally formed? Catch up with these rock legends starting Tuesday, May 28, for three "50 and Counting" tour concerts at the United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. $150-$600. (800) 745-3000 or unitedcenter.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, Friday, May 31, and Monday, June 3

Textile creations
An exhibit of fabric art pieces by Bonnie Peterson and Diane Cooper go on display this weekend at the College of Lake County Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art, 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake. Free. (847) 543-2240 or gallery.clcillinois.edu. 7 to 9 p.m. reception Friday, May 31; exhibit runs 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday through Friday, June 28

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Comic reaction?
Find out how a former "Seinfeld" writer responds to his wife's diagnosis of early onset Parkinson's disease in "Side Effects May Include ...," a one-man comic drama by Marc Jaffe and Eric Coble performed by actor Andrew J. Pond at Fox Valley Repertory at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. $32. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation. For mature audiences only. (630) 584-6342 or foxvalleyrep.org. 8 p.m. Friday, May 24

Come fly with her
Internationally jet-setting air hostess Pam Ann (actually Australian comedian Caroline Reid) brings her class biases and wicked sense of humor to the Windy City as part of her "Cockpit! USA Tour" at Millennium Park's Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph Drive, Chicago. $35-$65. For mature audiences only. (312) 334-7777 or harristheaterchicago.org. 8 p.m. Friday, May 24

Flit and flutter
The Butterflies & Blooms exhibition returns this weekend with hundreds of butterflies from around the world on display in a special garden area at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake-Cook Road, Glencoe. $6 adults; $5 seniors; $4 children (3-12), plus $25 parking per car. (847) 835-5440 or chicagobotanic.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (weather permitting) from Saturday, May 25, through Sept. 2

Browse & buy
See the work of artists from around the world at the Barrington Art Festival, now commemorating its 30th season at the Village Center, Cook and Station streets, Barrington. Free. (847) 926-4300 or amdurproductions.com. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 25-26

Big-top fun
See acrobats, clowns, contortionists and more when the Piccadilly Circus arrives this weekend at the DuPage County Expo Center, 4050 E. Main St., St. Charles. (630) 443-7158 or thefuncircus.com. 1:30, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 25; 1, 3:30 and 6 p.m. Sunday, May 26; and 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 27

Paying honor
In addition to a number of community parades and ceremonies throughout the suburbs (see listing on Page 4), commemorate Memorial Day with a special Memorial Day Salute concert featuring poetry and the music of Bob Dylan and Neil Young performed by the bands Broken Arrow and Positively 4th Saturday at theMetropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell St., Arlington Heights. (847) 577-2121 or metropolisarts.com. 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 25

Spot-on magic
Magician Dan Martin blends improv comedy with illusionist tricks in his "Magically Delicious Tour," which features special mentalist guest Chris Carter Saturday at North Central College's Wentz Concert Hall and Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Recommended for teens and older. $10. (630) 637-7469 or finearts.northcentralcollege.edu. 7 p.m. Saturday, May 25

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