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“Carmen” Reviewed by Jacob Davis

“Carmen”   Reviewed by Jacob Davis

 Each year from February to March, the Lyric Opera performs an extended run of a highly popular opera that is likely to serve as a good entry point for new fans, and Carmen is perhaps the work best suited for that slot. Georges Bizet’s 1875 masterpiece not only contains [Read More]

Deep in the Heart of Tuna” reviewed by Carol Moore

Deep in the Heart of Tuna” reviewed by Carol Moore

Somewhat recommended * *Apparently playwright Ed Howard ran out of ideas for his Tuna (the third smallest town in Texas) series, so for the 35th anniversary of the original, he took parts of “Greater Tuna”, and combined them with the second Tuna play, “A Tuna [Read More]

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“Gypsy”  reviewed by Jacob Davis

“Gypsy” reviewed by Jacob Davis

 Lovers of musicals are undoubtedly delighted to see Music Theater Works mounting Gypsy with their full orchestra, and [Read More]

Zipping at The Edge in Northwest Indiana

Zipping at The Edge in Northwest Indiana

I have heard of zip-lining, and that special parks were popping up all over the country. I was advised that a company [Read More]

” A Love Affair”

” A Love Affair”

Recommended *** Often, when I attend one of the openings at Oil Lamp, that quaint little “storefront” in [Read More]

“Trevor ” The Musical

“Trevor ” The Musical

Highly Recommended ***** I want to thank Michael Halberstam and Kathryn M. Lipuma for bringing the World Premiere of [Read More]

Dining at North Avenue Beach- something exciting for our lakefront

Dining at North Avenue Beach- something exciting for our lakefront

Being a Chicago native, over my youthful years, I spent many a summer day at North Avenue Beach. I still remember, as a [Read More]

“Living The American Dream”

“Living The American Dream”

How many of us can truly say that we are living not only The American Dream, but OUR American Dream? The other day, I [Read More]

“Ambrosio Brings Ambrosia to Albany Park”

“Ambrosio Brings Ambrosia to Albany Park”

Highly Recommended ***** If you grew up in Chicago, Lawrence Avenue near  Kimball (the end of the “Brown [Read More]