Chicago Tribune: Signage. Practical, functional. Tells you when to walk, points you to a door. But in River North, signage is the main attraction at the Neon and Light Museum, a pop-up exhibition with dozens of light-based artworks from artists as close as a few blocks away from the exhibition space to as far away […]
Chicago Magazine: Oversize knits, mixed patterns, and unexpected shapes anchor the return of fashion this fall. The ultrachic dancers from the Joffrey Ballet give us a master class on how to take comfort into the cool zone. Check it out here.
Forbes: Book lovers and aficionados will have the best bookish time at the Printers Row Lit Fest, the largest alfresco literary celebration in the Midwest. Read more in this listing of Chicago events here.
Chicago Reader: The programming the choir does on its own is also consistently outstanding, and earlier this month it released Long Way Home through several major streaming services—a charming hip-hop-inflected concept album about a young south-side rapper named Ody who takes an el ride across the city with her friends and meets a cast of characters loosely […]
ABC7: Taste of Greektown is Chicago’s largest celebration of Hellenic cuisine and culture. It returns at the end of the month, featuring restaurants, bars and a gyro-eating contest. Live music and entertainment at the 31st annual Taste of Greektown includes Hellas 2000 on the festival main stage, performing traditional and new Greek music daily from […]
WTTW Latino Voices: In a first-time collaboration, the Chicago Philharmonic and the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance are presenting a musical taste of Puerto Rico with “From San Juan to Chicago: Un Puente Musical.” The performance, which weaves together the Chicago philharmonic chamber orchestra with the instruments, musicians and composers of La Isla del Encanto, was taped at the Harris […]
Block Club Chicago: Folks seeking to develop musical skills or enroll their child in music classes can tour Merit School of Music during a free open house Saturday. The event will give people a chance to explore the instrument “petting zoo,” see demonstrations from faculty and discuss classes, said Merit Vice President Meredith Barber. Read […]
NBC5: Chicago’s 2nd Story program, aimed at elevating people’s true stories, is celebrating Pride Month by shining a light on what it’s like to come out as trans. NBC 5’s LeeAnn Trotter reports here.
WFMT: Chicago Philharmonic announced earlier this month its next executive director, Terell Johnson. He’ll succeed Donna Milanovich, who’s led the orchestra for the last 10 years. In the announcement, Johnson reflected that working “with such a profound group of world-class musicians and leaders is a privilege beyond compare, and I look forward to continuing the incredible work […]
Northwest Indiana Times: Throughout the pandemic, one of the companies making sure arts fans were able to see some of their favorite theatrical groups and artists perform has been HMS Media. The Emmy Award-winning Chicago-based arts video production company has produced more than 50 digital recordings and livestreamed productions for some of Chicago’s biggest theater […]