Monday July 25th 2016

Theatre Reviews


★★★★★The American Vicarious theater company is now presenting a World Premiere on stage two of Theater Wit. The play is “Douglass” written by Thomas [Read More]

“The Portrait” Reviewed by Mark Levine

The Premise: A solo performance, presented at Lincoln Park’s Greenhouse Theater, centers on Austrian painter, Gustav Klimt, creator of the 1907 masterpiece, The Kiss. Klimt [Read More]

“The Odd Couple” Review By Carol Moore

 Highly Recommended **** Theatre at the Center’s production of “The Odd Couple” is a laugh riot.  Even though the jokes are old, they still work, and work well, if [Read More]

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Restaurant Reviews

“Son of a Butcher” By WHISK

There are restaurants that are termed “DESTINATION DINING SPOTS” and tonight, with friend Alan and Vickie, Jane and I visited one that is off the beaten path, but close enough to make the trip worthwhile. The restaurant is “Son of a Butcher” -By Whisk located [Read More]


“Show And Tell” Review by Sean Kugler

It’s usually considered impolite for an audience member to speak to a performer during a show. This form of harassment is known as heckling. But, it happened several times during this performance. It wasn’t out of place though, because the producer of the show herself was even interrupting. You [Read More]

“Desert Cool” Reviewed by Sean Kugler

 Recommended *** On a cool Friday evening, a cool show transported its audience from present-day Chicago to present-dayish Los Angeles. After a minute long overture comprised of bright lights and hip jazz, two very interesting looking fellows appeared on stage. An Albert Einstein doppleganger met [Read More]

“Woz: A Rock Cabaret”

Highly Recommended ***** It is not often that I miss an opening night, but last night I attended another previous engagement, missing the opening at The Victory Gardens of “Woz: A Rock Cabaret”! luckily, I was able to get there tonight bringing my proof Editor and his wife. What a special night [Read More]


“New Dances” Thodos Dance Chicago- reviewed by Carol Moore

Thodos Dance Chicago’s 16th Annual “New Dances”, an exhilarating smorgasbord of contemporary dance performed on the main stage at the Athenaeum, featured nine world premier works by nine talented young choreographers.  Thodos has a long-standing tradition of [Read More]


Tony & Tina are doing their vows…again! Here is your chance to be IN the wedding party

Calling all those looking to embrace Italian heritage… The long running, smash hit show, Tony ‘n Tina’s Wedding, coming back to Chicago this fall, will be hosting an open casting call Saturday, July 23rd beginning at 9:00 AM, with sign up starting at 8:00 AM at Chicago Theater Works, 1113 W. [Read More]

“Arlington Toyota and the community”

Did You Ever Want to Smash a Car? Well, now you do have that option. Bring your kids & grand- children to smash out stigma with food, fun and… smashing the car! You will also have a chance to meet pro wrestler Colt Cabana, aka Scott Colton, and change the way the world sees mental [Read More]

Support the USO- Arlington Heights Ford

Get ready for a fun day at Arlington Heights Ford, located at 801 West Dundee Road. The day: July 16th     From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., this dealership will be a carnival atmosphere with: food and drink- Bar-B-Q, no less games for the kids Dunk Tank (for the adults, of course) raffles with some [Read More]