Friday September 22nd 2017

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“Downsizing does not mean less closet space”

“Downsizing does not mean less closet space”

As we prepared to make our move from Deerfield to Glenview, one of the things that we found out is that many of the apartments we were viewing had smaller closets. Our last few homes had walk-in closets in the master allowing us to “spread out”. Buildings that [Read More]

“Diana Ross”- Ravinia Debut reviewed by Jane Bresloff

“Diana Ross”- Ravinia Debut  reviewed by Jane Bresloff

One of “Motown”s defining singers, Ms Diana Ross, after all these years, appeared for the very first time, at Ravinia. in Highland Park. Entering the sold-out grounds of Ravinia tonight, one could feel the excitement of the evening. The audience, on the lawn and [Read More]

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

“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]

“Second Annual Chicago Theater Memorial Bike Ride”

“Second Annual Chicago Theater Memorial Bike Ride”

About “We in the theatre, we love hard. We love each other fully, and as we like to say in show business, ‘If you’re not going to need me, can I leave early?’ I don’t know who told Molly she could leave early, because I still desperately need her but we’ll make [Read More]

Pride Arts Center to open in Chicago’s Uptown Neighborhood!

Pride Arts Center to open in Chicago’s Uptown Neighborhood!

Pride Films and Plays to establish Pride Arts Center at 4139 and 4147 North Broadway Two-space venue will be home to Pride Films and Plays and available for rental to outside arts organizations. Chicago, IL – Pride Films and Plays, the LGBTQ+ focused company founded in [Read More]

“The House of Mirrors and Hearts” opens soon!

“The House of Mirrors and Hearts” opens soon!

Presented through special arrangement with Perfect Pitch Musicals Directed by Jeff Casey Musical Direction by Elizabeth Tuazon Rated PG-13 (Adult Language & Content) A chilling and intimate chamber musical with a striking and haunting musical score. Seven years have [Read More]

“Santa’s Village AZOOsment Park- 2016 “

“Santa’s Village AZOOsment Park- 2016 “

The reports of the demise of Santa’s Village are wrong, wrong, wrong! Not only is this historic landmark alive and kicking, it is rebounding in leaps and bounds. Many of you are aware that this amusement park came close to being just a memory several years ago. Land [Read More]

“More than just a jeweler”- Howard Frum!

“More than just a jeweler”- Howard Frum!

Over the years, with all of today’s technology, the Internet has become a great way for businesses to reach the public to show their wares and make sales. The growth has been amazing! The technology incredible! In fact, the entire “social network” concept [Read More]

The 60’s at Ravinia with The Commodores opening for Patti LaBelle- rocking night in Highland Park

The 60’s at Ravinia with The Commodores opening for Patti LaBelle- rocking night in Highland Park

Not only was the weather as near perfect as one would want in Ravinia tonight, but the performances we witnessed were a blast from the past. The Commodores, an amazing trio that got its start back in the 60’s, defining the MoTown sound, may not have one of the [Read More]

“My Son The Waiter Comes to Town”

“My Son The Waiter Comes to Town”

It is every mothers wish for her child to enjoy success in life. In the Jewish home, that means her son becomes a lawyer or a doctor, of if push comes to shove, an accountant (better yet, a C.P.A.). IF, that Jewish mother has a son who desires to be an actor, she knows that [Read More]

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“The Rembrandt”

“The Rembrandt”

Recommended ***  Have you ever thought about what might happen if you were to touch a museum work of art, just to see [Read More]

” A New Brain”

” A New Brain”

Highly Recommended ***** When asked how I come to rate a production, I try to explain that the beauty of a production [Read More]

“The 39 Steps” reviewed by Jacob Davis

“The 39 Steps” reviewed by Jacob Davis

Highly Recommended ***** You don’t need to know Alfred Hitchcock’s 1935 film The 39 Steps to find Patrick [Read More]

“Five Guys Named Moe” reviewed by Michael Horn

“Five Guys Named Moe” reviewed by Michael Horn

The Court Theatre opens its 63rd season with “Five Guys named Moe”; a lively musical tribute to the hit songs of [Read More]

“Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”

“Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”

in 1884, Mark Twain wrote a novel, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”, bringing the South and its [Read More]

“Million Dollar Quartet”

“Million Dollar Quartet”

Highly Recommended ***** When I read that Paramount Theatre was planning to do “Million Dollar Quartet” as [Read More]

“90210:The Musical”  reviewed by Jeffrey Leibham

“90210:The Musical” reviewed by Jeffrey Leibham

Somewhat Recommended **   “90210: The Musical” is an unauthorized parody of the popular teen soap opera [Read More]