“One of Cirque du Soleil’s world-famous crews will soon be coming to Rockford as they perform “Corteo” at BMO Harris Bank Center April 5-8. Corteo made its premier in Montreal in April 2005. Since then the production has visited more than 60 cities in 19 different countries. “It was the first Cirque du Soleil show […]
Ameteur chefs competed side-by-side to see whose chili reigns supreme at the Heat It Up! Chili Cook-off in Rogers Park, with all proceeds from the chili cook-off benefiting local farmer’s markets and food access programs. The event raises tens of thousands of dollars every year. See more on WGN here.
With the best opera singers booked years in advance, getting soprano Ailyn Pérez for Lyric Opera of Chicago’s new production of Gounod’s “Faust” — just weeks before it opened — proved challenging. Pérez, who grew up in Elk Grove Village and now lives in Bloomingdale, had to cancel engagements in Munich and Hamburg to take […]
Former White House Correspondent Frank Sesno moderates Critical Conversations: “You’re responsible for the safety of your teachers and the students”
Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership will host its first Critical Conversations event March 18. Moderator Frank Sesno discusses the program with WGN Radio’s John Williams here.
“When you grow up in the Black community, you learn to “rep your ’hood.” In I Puritani my duty and honor is to rep my ’hood and I’m not going to let something happen to somebody from my ’hood. In that moment, that feeling overrides my commitment to love. Like, if I have to take a […]
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“‘Jesus Christ Superstar” is poised to rock the Lyric Opera stage in April with an eclectic cast of artists announced Thursday. Starring in the Lyric Opera’s “Broadway at the Lyric” production of the 1971 iconic musical, which depicts the final weeks in Jesus’ life set to a rock and roll score by Andrew Lloyd […]
Dancers Temur Suluashvili and Victoria Jaiani in “Glass Pieces.” (Photo by Cheryl Mann) The Joffrey Ballet’s Modern Masters is “highly recommended!” Read more from Hedy Weiss on WTTW here.
Chicago Theatre Week kicks off today! Don’t miss American Theater Company’s new comedy, which was featured on Windy City LIVE with the League of Chicago Theatres here.
Louis Armstrong figures prominently in “Body and Soul: An American Bridge,” a documentary on the cultures that intertwine in jazz. (Seventh Art Releasing) Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership presents a special screening of”Body and Soul: An American Bridge.” The Chicago Tribune writes more here.