Theater: Trump Dump

Anthony Atamanuik brings political humor to SPACE. Elvis Presley appears at the North Shore Center and in the “Million Dollar Quartet” at the Marriott in Lincolnshire. For a different guitar sound, Jesse Cook offers nuevo flamenco guitar, also at the North Shore Center. And Mudlark Theater takes on Shakespeare, sort of. These are among the shows on stage in an around Evanston this weekend.

NU Symphony plays monumental Russian works

The Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra at the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music presents two large-scale works by Russian composers this winter: their program “Giants of Russian Music,” conducted by Victor Yampolsky, showcases Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 in B Minor (“Pathétique”) and Stravinsky’s  “Le Sacre du Printemps” (“The Rite of Spring”).