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Tonight: Enter the Palace

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    Tonight: Enter the Palace

    UP IN THE CLUB: A new player enters the Chicago's nightlife scene tonight with the grand opening of Palace Nightclub, located inside the huge opulent space where Alhambra Palace restaurant resided. The owners compare the experience to a Las Vegas experience, with 25,000 square feet of space with touches of gold lame, wrought iron and even waterfalls providing an Arabian theme. It also boasts Chicago’s largest dance floor and six bars on three levels. 10 p.m., 1242 West Randolph, RSVP at (312) 772-6104

    LIVE RADIO: Be part of the live radio audience for CHICAGO LIVE!, produced in part by The Second City. Show host Rick Kogan interviews Chicago newsmakers at the Chicago Theatre, and the show is broadcast on Friday nights on WGN Radio (720AM). Tonight, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville is in the interview chair, along with musician Robbie Fulks, who will perform a live acoustic set and sketch comedy from The Second City cast. Additional shows will be taped each Thursday through November 18. 6:30 p.m., 175 N. State St, Tickets $25

    LITERARY DIVAS: Tonight's monthly edition of the DIVA SERIES focuses on literary women in the city. Chicago author Kathy O'Leary, who penned "Diva-Tize, Frugal is the New Black," hosts tonights event at Jbar in the James Hotel. Seventeen other local bloggers, writers and other media types are confirmed to be in attendance for a night of networking and cocktails. 6-9 p.m., 610 North Rush, RSVP here