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Memory Lane or as it was called “Motor Row District” reborn!

Memory Lane or as it was called “Motor Row District” reborn!

There was a time when the automobile industry blossomed. For many Chicagoans, the Auto Rows were streets like Western Avenue (on both the North and South sides), where one dealer after another existed. As the city grew, these types of streets also went [Read More]

“Black Pearl: A Tribute to Josephine Baker”

“Black Pearl: A Tribute to Josephine Baker”

One of the features of attending a Black Ensemble Theater production is that besides having a solid entertainment experience, we also get a history lesson. Most of the work that Jackie Taylor and her staff put on the stage are stories that depict the lives and often [Read More]

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“Time Stands Still”  reviewed by Jeffrey Leibham

“Time Stands Still” reviewed by Jeffrey Leibham

Recommended*** The title of the Donald Margulies play “Time Stands Still” would perhaps be more accurate if [Read More]

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Highly Recommended ****  What happens when a classic story, in fact, not just a classic, but a Dickens’ classic, is [Read More]

“Relativity”

“Relativity”

Highly Recommended ***** Albert Einstein was noted for his brilliance, and yet, few know a great deal about his [Read More]

EscapeHouse/SafeHouse- Chicago Style

EscapeHouse/SafeHouse- Chicago Style

What a night! We had heard about the “EscapeRoom” adventures, several times, and decided it was time to [Read More]

“Little Miss Sunshine”

“Little Miss Sunshine”

Somewhat Recommended ** Over the years, I have learned that every hit movie does not translate into a solid stage [Read More]

Route 66 now on Route 21 (also known as Milwaukee Avenue)

Route 66 now on Route 21 (also known as Milwaukee Avenue)

Route 66 Theatre Company is well planted in their now home on Milwaukee Avenue, The Den Theatre located at 1333 N. [Read More]

“Into The Empty Sky”  reviewed by Jacob Davis

“Into The Empty Sky” reviewed by Jacob Davis

Highly Recommended ****If you don’t know Polish Nobel Prize in Literature laureate Wisława Szymborska, Trap Door [Read More]