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Cara Carriveau, NBC Chicago Street Team

Lady Gaga will invade Chicago next weekend, but now it’s at a new location. Turns out the production of her show just won’t work at the Chicago Theatre so now her shows on January 8-10 will happen at The Rosemont Theatre.Lady Gaga

Here’s the kicker: if you were fortunate enough to land tickets to any of her sold out Chicago Theatre shows those tickets are not automatically good for the The Rosemont Theatre. YOU MUST TAKE ACTION TO KEEP YOUR TICKETS VALID….AND YOU ONLY HAVE 48 HOURS TO DO SO, beginning at 5pm today!

If you have Lady Gaga tickets here’s what you need to do: return your Chicago Theatre tickets for a full refund at your point of purchase – then you will be given the information on an exclusive presale for The Rosemont Theatre shows at that time.  So, in essence, you have to buy your tickets all over again.  But rest assured, ticket holders for the Chicago Theatre show(s) are guaranteed the same amount of tickets to the Rosemont Theatre show(s) on the same night they bought originally. This guarantee is only valid during the 48 hour presale time.

Confused? For any ticket holder questions, go to www.ticketmaster.com or call ticketmaster customer service at 800-653-8000.

All of this is good news if you didn’t score Lady Gaga tickets the first time around. Since The Rosemont Theatre is a bigger venue that means more tickets will go on sale this Monday morning, January 4, at 10am via www.ticketmaster.com or at any ticketmaster outlet. Get more information HERE.  And…even better…you can win FREE tickets for Lady Gaga next week with Eric & Kathy on 101.9 The MIX!

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LaShonda Matlock, NBC Chicago Street Team

Macy’s 2009 Glamorama is right around the corner! And for the first time Glamorama will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana areas. So it’s fashion plus music for a fantastic cause! So in preparation for the BIG event here are Ten Fab Glamorama facts!

1. It takes 40 model dressers, six wardrobe stylists, two alterations specialists, three model senders, 13 hair stylists and 13 makeup artists to get the models ready for Glamorama

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2. About 140 pairs of shoes go down the runway.

3. Every year, more than 2,000 people attend the Glamorama post-party

4. More than 400 pounds of candy were distributed to guests at the post-party last year!

5. The post-party uses approximately 7,000 lbs. of ice

6. Past celebrity attendees include: Ellen Degeneres, Brooke Shields, David Schwimmer, Lauren Holly, Pamela Anderson, Ryan Seacrest and Queen Latifa.

7. Past performers include: Cyndi Lauper, MC Hammer, Big & Rich, Gretchen Wilson, Beyoncé, B-52’s, the Pussycat Dolls and Wayne Newton .

8. Money raised from this year’s event will help build the world’s largest Ronald McDonald House – a 100,000-square-foot House with 14 floors and 86 guest rooms

9.One $50 Macy’s Glamorama ticket pays for a family to stay one night at a Ronald McDonald House

10. Glamorama ROCKS!

Macy’s 2009 Glamaorama takes place Friday, August 21st, at the Chicago Theatre. Headlined by Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter Ne-Yo and jazz trio The New Standards. To purchase tickets
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