Nightlife & Entertainment

By Talie Leeb 

Foodie Friday at the Cork & Kerry, 10614 S. Western Ave, this month with food service 5-8 p.m., and live music 6-9 p.m. This month’s food vendors are Smoking BBQ Kitchen, Aug. 2; Unidad Restaurant, Aug. 9; Yum Dum Truck, Aug. 16Five Squared, Aug. 23; and Aztec Daves, Aug. 30. This is the last month for Foodie Friday’s this year so be sure not to miss out! 

Live Music Mondays: Beverly Arts Center’s live music series concludes this month with two performances: jazz group City Lights Quartet, Aug. 5, 7-9 p.m. and Americana singer/ songwriter Forest Sun Aug. 12, 7-9 p.m. Cash bar and free parking available, see for more information. 

BACinema: Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St., presents “Facepalm August,” a celebration of truly terrible cinema, so get ready to groan with “Troll 2,” Weds., Aug. 7, 7:30 p.m.  and “Manos: The Hands of Fate” Weds., Aug. 21, 7:30 p.m. Cash bar and free parking available, tickets $6, $5 for BAC members. 773-445-3838 

BAC Black Box Theatre: Beverly Art Center, 2407 W. 111th St., presents “Same Time Next Year,” Aug. 8 through 10, as the conclusion of their 2018-2019 Black Box Season. Fri. And Sat. Performances Aug. 10, 16, and 17, 7:30 p.m., Sun. Matinees Aug. 11 and 18, 2:30 p.m. Tickets $22/ $20 BAC members. 

Shakespeare in the Park: On Sat., Aug. 10, 6:30 p.m., Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks will present “The Comedy of Errors,” a family-friendly adaptation of William Shakespeare’s delightful story of lost twins, mistaken identity, and one confusing day in Ephesus, at Ridge Park, 9625 S. Longwood Dr. Bring a lawn chair or blanket, pack a picnic basket and meet friends and family for this annual theater-on-the-lawn experience. The performance is free.  

Barbara Eberhard Opening Reception: Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St., hosts an opening reception for Alternate View, an exhibit by Barbara Eberhard, in the Simmerling Gallery, Sun. Aug. 11, 2-4 p.m. The exhibit offers “fleeting visions of the world using an alternative gum printing process” and runs July 28 through Sept. 8. 

Andy Moore Opening Reception: Boundary Art Space, 2334 W. 111th Pl., celebrates the opening of artist Andy Moore’s installation, “Positive, Sat. Aug. 24, 6-9 p.m. 

Up In Smoke. Americanos, 11060 S. Western, will host Up In Smoke featuring tacos, tequila and live music, Sat., Sept. 7, 12 to 10 p.m., and Sun., Sept. 8, 12 to 8 p.m. $10 at the door gets you a wristband for both days. Bands are Rookie, South City Revival, Railway Gamblers, Motel Breakfast, Harlem Natural, Pat Egan and the Heavy Hearts, The Dead Licks, Workout Music and Kelly Garrity.