From concerts to ballet, see what’s happening this week around Chicagoland.
Monday (4/18) Treasures from Trash at The Morton Arboretum
The Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle, IL 60532
Time: 1:00PM- 4:00PM
Good as new! ‘Treasures from Trash’ introduces kids to the world of recycling. Learn the importance of recycling through games and crafts. This is a self-guided discovery activity. All ages. Children’s Garden. Weekdays in April: 1 – 4 p.m. (weather permitting).
Tuesday (4/19) Ricky Martin
6920 N. Mannheim Road
The World renowned performer will take to the stage for his first concert tour in over three years. The GRAMMY winning superstar returns with his first new studio album in six years, Musica+Alma+Sexo.
Wednesday (4/20) Artists Talk: Boris Eifman
31 W Ohio St
Chicago, IL 60654
Time: 6:00PM – 8:00PM
See a special preview of Eifman’s Ballet – Don Quixote, Or Fantasis of a Madman. Boris Eifman, choreographer to share his point of view of El Quijote. Artists Talk: Boris Eifman at Instituto Cervantes will be presented in English and is free and open to the public.
Thursday (4/21) The Eifman Ballet Don Quixote
50 E Congress Pkwy
The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University (ATRU, 50 East Congress Parkway in Chicago) is proud to present Boris Eifman’s re-envisioned full-length version of ‘Don Quixote, or Fantasies of a Madman, ‘ a modern take on the story inspired by Miguel de Cervantes ‘ novel ‘Don Quixote ‘ performed by the critically-acclaimed Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg for three performances only Thursday, April 21 and Saturday, April 23, 2011.
Friday (4/22) Arcade Fire
525 South Racine
See Arcade Fire at the UIC Pavilion April 22! Arcade Fire is joined by special guest The National. Tickets for the April 24 and 25th show are currently sold out. April 22 tickets are still available. Reserved seats and GA Standing room tickets will be available at The UIC Pavilion box office and all Ticketmaster outlets for $51.00.
Weekend (4/23-4/24) The Lincolnwood Home Show
Lincolnwood Town Center
3333 W. Touhy Ave
Lincolnwood, IL 60712
Time: 10:00AM-9:00PM (Sat)
The Near North Shore is host to this spectacular bi-annual show. Located in a highly populated area, where consumers constantly upgrade their homes – this is a show you just can’t miss. So come on down, and join in on the fun. It’s a great buying atmosphere where homeowners and contractors can comfortably discuss projects face-to-face. This is a truly friendly market for home improvement and remodeling.
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Lauren Wulf, CBS Local Chicago