Monday, August 2, 2010

This week at Mayne Stage and Act One Cafe

New Rogers Park entertainment venue, Mayne Stage (1328 W. Morse Ave., Chicago; 773-381-4554) showcases a variety of musical, comedy and family entertainment.

Listen to The Stephanie Rogers Band with The Nicholas Barron Band this Friday, August 6 at 8 p.m. Stephanie Rogers is truly one of Chicago's most individual performers. Requested for her uniquely soulful singing style, Stephanie has been working with large orchestras and club bands for years. Influenced by rock, pop and folk as well as Motown and R&B, Stephanie utilizes emotional depth and vocal range to hone her style. Tickets are $15-20 at or 773-381-4554.

JUST ADDED: "Lakeshore Presents Stone Cold Comedy at Mayne Stage" a local comedy showcase event Saturday, August 7 at 8 p.m. The bill features some of the strongest alternative comedy talent in Chicago including Drew Michael, Mike Stanley, Beth Stelling, and Junior Stopka. Stelling and Stopka tied for 2010 Chicago Reader Best Stand-Up Comedian. Tickets are just $5 at or 773-381-4554.

Adjacent to Mayne Stage, the New American restaurant Act One Cafe (1330 W. Morse Ave., Chicago; 773-381-4550), has new weekly specials:

Tuesday: Drink up with $4 draft craft beers
Wednesday: Cheers to half-priced bottles of wine
Thursday: Sip on Mayne-Hattens and Elder Statesman for $5
Sunday: Enjoy a Bloody Mary or Mimosa for $5

Act One Cafe is the perfect place for a pre- or post-show dinner or cocktail. Plus, Act One Cafe offers a brunch buffet every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information or to make a reservation visit or call 773-381-4550.

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