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Details on Inaugural Cary Main Street Fest Announced

Details on Inaugural Cary Main Street Fest Announced

The fall festival will bring entertainment, family-friendly events and a variety of craft beers and wine to downtown Cary on Sept. 27 and 28
Have a Blast on the Beach This Weekend in Crystal Lake

Have a Blast on the Beach This Weekend in Crystal Lake

Blast on the Beach will be held on Saturday from 3 to 9 p.m. at Main Beach.

Monkey Joe's Supports The American Heart Association

During the month of August, participating Monkey Joe’s locations will be collecting donations to support the American Heart Association.

MUSE ART - COFFEE & CANVAS - CRYSTAL LAKE

MUSE ART - COFFEE & CANVAS CONSCIOUS CUP - 5005 NW HWY RT 14 - Crystal Lake , IL SUN AUG 3 @ 3:00 pm Painting: WINDOW
Plenty of Fun (and Free) Festivals Happening This Weekend in Suburbs

Plenty of Fun (and Free) Festivals Happening This Weekend in Suburbs

We have information on GreekFest, Glendale Heights Fest, Jazz in Glen Ellyn, Windmill City Festival, Lake in the Hills Rockin' Ribfest, Taste of Chicago and more.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Lakeside Festival Returns to Crystal Lake: Fireworks, Parade, Head East to Perform

Lakeside Festival Returns to Crystal Lake: Fireworks, Parade, Head East to Perform

The Fourth of July festivities will return with this year's Lakeside Festival, which kicks off on Thursday, July 3, and continues through the weekend.
Area Theaters Offering $1 Movies This Summer

Area Theaters Offering $1 Movies This Summer

More than 350 Regal Cinemas around the country will offer $1 movies on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.
Disney's Bears: Funny, Fascinating and Rated G

Disney's Bears: Funny, Fascinating and Rated G

"Bears," in theaters April 18, combines beautiful footage with a style and story accessible to children, making it a success for the whole family.
'Heaven is for Real' in Theaters Now

'Heaven is for Real' in Theaters Now

Get ready to see the real-life story about a boy who says he went to Heaven. Sponsored by Sony.
'Rio 2' TRAILER/REVIEW: This Superior Sequel Soars

'Rio 2' TRAILER/REVIEW: This Superior Sequel Soars

'Rio 2' opens in movie theaters this weekend.
TRAILER + REVIEW: 'Captain America' Oh Beautiful!

TRAILER + REVIEW: 'Captain America' Oh Beautiful!

Film debuts in theaters this weekend; rated PG-13.
'Bad Words' Offers 'Cinematic Catharsis,' Plus an Interview with Jason Bateman

'Bad Words' Offers 'Cinematic Catharsis,' Plus an Interview with Jason Bateman

Leslie Combemale aka Cinema Siren gives the film 3 out of 5 stars.
TRAILER + REVIEW: In 'Noah,' Aronofsky Builds a Vessel of Fearless Filmmaking

TRAILER + REVIEW: In 'Noah,' Aronofsky Builds a Vessel of Fearless Filmmaking

Leslie Combemale aka Cinema Siren gives the film 3.5 out of 5 stars.
VIDEOS + REVIEW: 'Muppets Most Wanted' Is Furry Fun

VIDEOS + REVIEW: 'Muppets Most Wanted' Is Furry Fun

The Muppets are back! Cinema Siren gives the film 3.5 out of 5 stars.
TRAILER + REVIEW: Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

TRAILER + REVIEW: Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

Cinema Siren gives the film five stars.
TRAILER + REVIEW: 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' Best in Show or In the Dog House?

TRAILER + REVIEW: 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' Best in Show or In the Dog House?

The new 3D animated release feels like both lots of fun and a big disappointment, right in the same 92 minutes.
2014 Oscars Predictions and 10 Things You Might Not Know About Them

2014 Oscars Predictions and 10 Things You Might Not Know About Them

Cinema Siren makes predictions about the Oscars; the awards program airs Sunday night at 7 p.m. on ABC, hosted by Ellen Degeneres.
Just in Time for St. Patrick's Day, Raue Hosts Irish Whiskey Tasting

Just in Time for St. Patrick's Day, Raue Hosts Irish Whiskey Tasting

The tasting will include various whiskey samples at different stations with Irish house party music playing during the course of the event. Tickets are $25.