About Last Night
9:12 AM CDT, July 11, 2012
You’ve heard “Call Me, Maybe” all over the radio and watched the many parodies of it on YouTube (I like the Jimmy Fallon version with The Roots the best). Now is your chance to see the song of the summer performed in person – and for free.
Carly Rae Jepsen, the pop star behind “Call Me, Maybe,” will perform a free concert July 19 at Charter One Pavilion. The show is part of the Kellogg's Pop-Tarts “Crazy Good Summer” promotion and will also feature fellow pop acts Boys Like Girls and Austin Mahone.
The first 4,000 fans to go to the Pop-Tarts Facebook page and register will received a code redeemable for two tickets to the concert.
This one’s for the children: Latin crooner Marc Anthony will host a cocktail reception fundraiser for the Maestro Cares Foundation, which is raising money to building an orphanage in the Dominican Republic, at the Sofitel Chicago hotel August 20. Anthony will perform with Chayanne and Marco A. Solis August 19 at the Allstate Arena.
Good eye: Robert Irvine, host of Food Network’s “Restaurant: Impossible,” and Transitions Optical are teaming up to prepare an eye-healthy menu (pan fried salmon cakes, broccoli carrot potato salad…) for fans who watch Sunday’s Cubs-Arizona Diamondbacks game from the Wrigley View Rooftop.
Heads up: The documentary, “Lt. Dan Band: For The Common Good,” which revolves around Oscar-nominated actor Gary Sinise and the cover band he created to perform for the troops, will air Sunday on the Documentary Channel.
Sightings: Actor Dax Shepard dined at Paris Club Monday while in town promoting “Hit & Run.” … “Boss” actress Sanaa Lathan had dinner at Mercadito Thursday and the White Sox’s Alex Rios was there Sunday. … The Dallas Mavericks’ Shawn Marion dined at Japonais Monday, as he often does while in Chicago.
Watch this: The latest video from rapper/singer/Northwestern student Chet Haze.
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