By Maria Murzyn
On Friday, 4/12 – Sunday, 4/14 at 7:30pm on Friday & Saturday & 3pm on Sunday, come see "Six Characters in Search of an Author". It's performed at Dominican University, 7900 W. Division in River Forest. This mature play tells the story of six abandoned characters seeking their author. It's funny and it's poignant. Get tickets at www.dom.edu/pac or call 708-488-5000.
Also on Friday, 4/12 - Sunday, 4/21 at 7:30pm & Sundays at 2pm, you can see "Cabaret". It's is on stage at The Madison Street Theatre, 1010 W. Madison in Oak Park. It's one of the greatest musicals
of all time and brought to you by the Artists of Concordia. Get your tickets at www.CUChicago.edu or 708-209-3469.
If you prefer film, get ready on Friday, 4/12 - Wednesday, 4/24 for the "29th Chicago Latino Film Festival". It offers all kinds of films, shorts, and docs. See the website for all of the details, the various titles, times, and venues - some will screen at River Forest's Dominican University, most in the city. www.LatinoCulturalCenter.org .
This event is fun for all and takes place on Saturday, 4/13 from 10am - Noon. Come to "Go Fly-A-Kite" at the Forest Park Park District as part of the statewide kite-fly. Fun for all at this Free Event. Info at 708-366-7500 x17.
Wrapping up weekend fun takes place on Sunday, 4/14 at 2pm. The whole family will enjoy "When Celebrities Collide" presented by Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear, radio reenactment group. See it at the Oak Park Arms, 408 S. Oak Park Ave. All kinds of favorites from the good old days will performa, Groucho, Tallulah Bankhead and more. Free Event. 708-630-8899.