Music is in the air this weekend as Ariana Grande’s Honeymoon Tour hits Chicago and, on October 2, her makeup artist Daniel Chinchilla will be on hand at Ulta Beauty to share beauty tips and celebrate the launch of Grande’s very first fragrance.
After 23 years, Artistic Director Frank Chaves will celebrate his last performance with River North Dance Chicago on October 3 at 7:30 p.m at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on 50 E. Congress Parkway. For more information, visit www.auditoriumtheatre.org and www.rivernorthchicago.com.
On Saturday from 8 a.m. to midnight, opera fans such as Pau Gasol of the Chicago Bulls can tune in to 98.7WFMT radio for OPERATHON 2015, Lyric Opera of Chicago’s 36th annual radio marathon fundraiser, which will also be streamed live on WFMT.com.
The Chicago Sinfonietta kicks off its 2015-2016 Paul Freeman: Season of Celebration with Tap in. Turn Up. at Naperville’s Wentz Concert Hall of North Central College on October 3 at 8 p.m. and on October 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Chicago’s Symphony Center. “What better way to start our 2015-16 season than with a concert that celebrates the beauty of rhythm both aurally and visually?” asks Sinfonietta Music Director Mei-Ann Chen. “Tap in. Turn Up. offers a new way of hearing, and viewing, well-loved classical works, and highlights the creative continuity to be found across the arts. Audiences are sure to enjoy the combined artistry of the Sinfonietta’s musicians and Chicago’s own talented flamenco troupe, with tap star Cartier Williams.” Call 312-236-5429 or visit www.chicagosinfonietta.org for tickets.