PURSE STEALER, SCENE STEALER? William Petersen and Mattie Hawkinson star in Blackbird at Victory Gardens.
Sometimes this city serves up an embarrassment of riches. To wit: Don’t-miss events for Wed 07.08.09 through Tue 07.14.09:
theatre Our Future Metropolis
FREEBIES OF THE WEEK
farrago Vintage Base Ball Game
Seriously, they spelled it that way in the old days. Lovers of America’s pastime can see how the game was played in the 1850s (no spitting, no sliding, no cursing—and no juicing, we presume) when the Chicago Salmon vintage team mounts an exhibition game.
GO: July 12 at 1. Berens Park, 493 Oaklawn Ave, Elmhurst. elmhursthistory.org