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Tuesday, December 10

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Ravinia, one of the oldest outdoor concert venues in the country, will celebrate its centennial this season. Some concerts of note: Rufus Wainright and Ben Folds June 18, Aretha Franklin August 20 & 21 and the "Jazz in June" mini-festival June 10-13, featuring Medeski Martin & Wood, Roy Hargrove, Oscar Peterson, The Conga Kings, Lincoln Center Latin Jazz Orchestra, Dave Brubeck, Marian McPartland and Ramsey Lewis. And you don't even have to drive -- just get on the Ravinia Special Metra train for $5 round-trip.

 
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