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Sunday picks: 'Bring On Broadway' at Hemmens

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  • Teri Dale Hansen performs with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra for the concert "Bring On Broadway: Behind the Mask" at the Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 22, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 23.

      Teri Dale Hansen performs with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra for the concert "Bring On Broadway: Behind the Mask" at the Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 22, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 23.

  • Broadway veteran Nat Chandler performs with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra for the concert "Bring On Broadway: Behind the Mask" at the Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 22, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 23.

      Broadway veteran Nat Chandler performs with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra for the concert "Bring On Broadway: Behind the Mask" at the Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 22, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 23.
    Courtesy of Walnut Street Theatre

 
 

Coin Show: The Lake County Coin Club hosts its annual Coin Show at Warren Township High School, 500 N. O'Plaine Road, Gurnee. Visitors can purchase coins, view special exhibits and bring in their own coins for appraisal. Admission is free. Visit lakecountycoinclub-il.com. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 23

Art in the afternoon: Children ages 3 and older are invited to draw, color, paste and paint the afternoon away at the Awesome Art Afternoon event at the Water Street Studios, 117 W. Main St., St. Charles. Admission is free. For information, call (630) 761-9977, or visit waterstreetstudios.com. 1 p.m. Sunday, March 23

Arabian nights: Houston Ballet's acclaimed "Aladdin" makes its Chicago premiere in a special two-performance run this weekend co-sponsored by the Ravinia Festival and the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University at 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago. $32-$92. (800) 982-2787 or auditoriumtheatre.org. 2 p.m. Sunday, March 23

Broadway pops: The Elgin Symphony Orchestra celebrates the world of musical theater with vocalists Teri Dale Hansen and Nat Chandler in the concert "Bring On Broadway: Behind the Mask" this weekend at the Hemmens Cultural Center, 45 Symphony Way, Elgin. $25-$60. (847) 888-4000 or elginsymphony.org. 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 23

'History Bloopers': The Glen Ellyn Historical Society presents "History Bloopers," a madcap look at some of history's greatest moments, at the Glen Ellyn History Center, 800 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn. The program is directed by Maria Bakalis, historical society member and owner of the Curtain Up Entertainment Center. Tickets are $5 for historical society members; $7 nonmembers. Students ages 18 and younger are free. Visit glenellynhistory.org. 3 p.m. Sunday, March 23

Strike up the band!: The Illinois Brass Band opens its 24th season with its "Classic Brass" concert at the First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights, 1903 E. Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights. Featured works include classical pieces, music from film and more. $5-$10. Family admission is $25 (up to two adults and five children, under age 18). Visit illinoisbrassband.org. 7 p.m. Sunday, March 23

Punk with rhythm: Reel Big Fish, a California ska-punk band, leapt from the underground to mainstream success in the late 1990s, after bands like No Doubt had introduced ska elements into pop. The band makes a stop at Durty Nellie's, 180 N. Smith St., Palatine, this weekend as part of its "Don't Stop Skankin'" tour. $20; durtynellies.com. 7 p.m. Sunday, March 23

Record release show: Jon Langford, a driving force behind beloved bands the Mekons and the Waco Brothers, will perform with yet another of his bands, Skull Orchard, during a record-release show next week in the city. The Chicago-based Langford and Skull Orchard are about to release the album "Here Be Monsters," which continues Langford's career-spanning exploration of the territory where country and punk meet. At the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, Chicago. $10; hideoutchicago.com. 7 p.m. Sunday, March 23

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