Social Upgrade Your Valentines Day with Billy Corgan

On Thursday February 14, 2013 at 7 p.m. Chicago Tribune's Chicago Live! will be recording a live broadcast of the show in the Bennett Gordon Hall. Special guest Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan, will be joined by bestselling author Rebecca Skloot, Chicago Tribune advice columnist Amy Dickinson, and many more! The Second City will also explore the Chicago way of expressing love in this special production! This is a can't miss experience and the absolute perfect night out. Tickets are officially sold out, but we have set aside ONE pair to give away to a lucky winner. We want you to spend your Valentines day with us.

How To Enter: Write a love poem about, or to Ravinia—in 250 words or less—  and send it to us at Only one poem per person and no more than 250 words and 25 lines. There are no form or style limitations, but we welcome any and all. One grand prize winner will receive a pair of tickets to the Chicago Live! recording and a $50 gift certificate for Ravinia Gifts to help you prepare for the upcoming 2013 season. Two additional runner-ups will receive $25 gift certificates for Ravinia Gifts. Contest ends at 5 p.m. on February 6, 2013. We look forward to hearing from you and good luck!

This contest is subject to the Ravinia Festival Association rules and regulations found here.