Episode 008

Date: September 2016


The eighth Episode of ACvariety.TV marks the start of September. Clem returns as host to introduce the various segments from around the Chicago southland. The words of the month include; sward, dog-eat-dog, and programmatic.

Standard Bank Stadium in Crestwood plays host to the Windy City Thunderbolts. Throughout the year, the venue features special events. This summer, the Oak Forest High School poms perform before one of the games, and AC Variety captures the action. St. Damian parish in Oak Forest throws an annual block party. Featuring amusements, bingo, and a car show; the event always features fun for all ages. This year marks the first annual pie-eating contest, and AC Variety covers the fierce competition. Arbor Park Middle School features a music program. Composed of sixth through eighth graders, every student gets the chance to learn an instrument. "Beethoven's Army" features select students that practice on their own time. AC Variety covers the group's performance of a Queen Medley at their annual concert.

Julie and Kurt Dekker host The Art of Entertainment at the Vogt Visual Arts Center in Tinley Park. They rundown the latest events for September and provide a memorable scene. They share a new position that leaves a mark in the viewer's mind. Jimmy Alleruzzo hosts The Musical Junction. This month, he combines the feature car with TMJ. Cadillac Groove provides their rendition of "Mustang Sally" to the backdrop of some appropriate cars.

The Monthly Affair becomes the newest addition to ACvariety.TV. The segment focuses on The Rockin' Horse Saloon in Oak Forest. A general synopsis provides an overview of the family friendliness of the establishment. Segment Producer Clem lists weekly specials and upcoming musical entertainment, to help plan your next rendezvous. A performance by Infinity at the grand reopening closes out the segment.

In addition to a list of upcoming events in the Chicago Southland, a Looney Tunes public domain cartoon provides an entertaining diversion. "A Corny Concerto" acts as a parody to Disney's "Fantasia". An interesting fact about the cartoon is the fact that it marks the first time that many of the main Looney Tunes characters appear in the same show, including Bugs Bunny.

As summer draws to a close, the action never ends on ACvariety.TV. Clem glues the segments together and provides a few anecdotes, including the latest addition to A Hat Story. Feel free to get interactive with AC Variety by providing your hat stories, food suggests, or just a friendly "Hello". Follow AC Variety on Twitter @ACvariety.