On a lovely early spring afternoon my companion and I headed to the basement of the Pierce Hall at the Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77 W Washington St. to see the thought provoking play, "The Lake Effect"
Bodies of Work" is a network of artists and organizations formed in 2002 that explore and celebrate the contributions of artists with disabilities and the contemporary contexts of disabled lives. The BOW Festival begins on May 15th and runs for eleven days
After seeing THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE, currently playing at the Royal George Theatre, I was so moved that I wanted to know more about the woman who created and performs in this “one woman” show and had the chance to interview Mona Golabek
School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), announces Fashion 2013, the school’s 79th annual fashion show. Presented Friday, May 3 three times throughout the day on Millennium Park’s Chase Promenade, Fashion 2013 will culminate with THE WALK—SAIC’s annual benefit supporting the production of student work and scholarships—at 5:30 p.m
Stepping out of the performance of THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE currently premiering at the Royal George Theatre, I overheard a woman remark, as she wiped tears away, “Talk about theater!” The standing ovation minutes before, was testament to the fact that the audience agreed with her
I was able to attend the first day of the first auction at Architectural Artifacts, my first auction. The three-day auction was owner, Stuart Grannan’s spectacular unique way of celebrating twenty-five years of business in the same location
The highly anticipated world-premiere production of "Head of Passes" by Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble member Tarell Alvin McCraney, directed by Tina Landau is playing until June 9, 2013 at Steppenwolf Theatre
We enjoyed our time exploring the waterfront restaurants and activities so much that we hated to leave The Radisson Hotel Fisherman's Wharf, Winner of Carlson Hotels 2012 Renovation Award, and look forward to returning soon
I plan to attend when he nation’s largest and most fascinating antique store, Architectural Artifacts, Inc. celebrates its 25th anniversary with a three-day auction, Friday, April 5th, Saturday, April 6th and Sunday, April 7th, beginning at 10 a.m.
I first “met “Dr. Charles Leale, the physician who tried to save Abraham Lincoln when I visited the Ford's Theatre in Wahington, D.C.recently but now Hershey Felder tells his story in “An American Story for Actor and Orchestra” playing in limited engagement at the Royal George Theatre
I recently became aware of AAPC Publishing, a company that specializes in books and multi-media designed to help individuals diagnosed on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and related exceptionalities, their parents, families, peers, educators and other professionals and I took a good look at two of the books
When more than 15 years ago I was told to eliminate gluten from my diet, I did. Participating in The Gluten and Allergen-Free Expo, San Francisco was just plain fun, a great way to learn about new products
In case you have not yet come up with that great idea for Valentine's Day, there are lots of choices in Chicagoland. From Prix Fixe menus to caviar and champagne for two, your options to treat your special Valentine are endless