Wednesday September 28th 2016

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The Underground- Chicago’s hidden treasure.

The Underground- Chicago’s hidden treasure.

The lower portion of the city has been in place for many years and while many residents and visitors are not aware of this treasure, there are many locals who use it to get places faster, safer and dryer or cooler (depending on the time of year). [Read More]

“The Hunting Ground”

“The Hunting Ground”

How can sports be more important than one's dignity and why does the word "NO", mean nothing? If you have children in high school, they need to see this film. If you cannot get to this theater, check to see where else it will play, but know that very soon it will also be [Read More]

“Fear No Mirror”

“Fear No Mirror”

Just think, you can leave work for a lunch break and return an hour later slimmer and on your way to reaching the goal you have set- getting into those tight jeans or that bikini that you wore years ago! [Read More]

“Want To Buy A Watch”?

“Want To Buy A Watch”?

For years, or to be closer to real, decades, the expression, “Do you wanna buy a watch?” said with with a raspy voice, meant you were hearing a commercial for Howard Frum, THE “watch” man in Jewelers Row.Jewelers Row is famous for its extensive [Read More]

Where are all the papers?

Where are all the papers?

Have you ever looked around your office and wondered “where did all these files come from?”. Of course, you have. If you have been in business for any period of time, you have seen the old files keep piling up. What to do with them? Well, you can toss them out. But, [Read More]

“Costumes Are Not Just for Halloween”

“Costumes Are Not Just for Halloween”

There are many festivals where costumes are fitting. Coming up, Purim, a Jewish Holiday ,where many dress up as Queen Esther, as the story of the times is told. They are even offering a special discount for this holiday- 20% off and one item in the store. Just mention [Read More]

Joffrey Ballet- “Unique Voices” review by Carol Moore

Joffrey Ballet- “Unique Voices” review by Carol Moore

You’ll have to throw away all of your pre-conceived ideas about ballet after you’ve seen “The Man in Black”, especially the one about shoes. These four dancers, Derrick Agnoletti, Edson Barbosa, Fernando Duarte and Joanna Wozniak, don’t wear ballet shoes, they [Read More]

Theatre Week in Chicago

Theatre Week in Chicago

When it comes to live theater, Broadway may have more neon and glitter, but it is Chicago that has the talent and love to give back to the best audiences the world has ever seen. [Read More]

” Annaleigh Ashford- Lost in The Stars”

” Annaleigh Ashford- Lost in The Stars”

this Tony Award nominee is heading to Chicago's Broadway Playhouse, located at 175 E. Chestnut (Water Tower Place) for a one night only concert, "Lost in The Stars". The concert date is Saturday, March 21st at 8 p.m.. If you have been in this intimate space, it is sheer [Read More]

“West Side Story”- win two tickets to Drury Lane

“West Side Story”- win two tickets to Drury Lane

is the fastest selling production in the theater’s 30 year history. I also gave this production a MUST SEE! Tickets are scarce, BUT, here is an opportunity for you to win a pair so you can be an audience member. [Read More]

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“Fly by Night”

“Fly by Night”

Highly Recommended ***** Most everyone knows my love affair with that little storefront in Rogers Park, TheoUbique. In [Read More]

“Tug of War : Civil Strife” Reviewed by Jacob Davis

“Tug of War : Civil Strife” Reviewed by Jacob Davis

Highly Recommended *****. Nearly ten months into the Shakespeare 400 Festival, the second half of Chicago Shakespeare [Read More]

“The Bardy Bunch”

“The Bardy Bunch”

Recommended *** If you were around during the 1970’s and were one of those families that had to sit in front of [Read More]

Prairie Grass- a North Shore treat

Prairie Grass- a North Shore treat

Highly Recommended ***** During our days of residing at The American complex in Highland Park, we heard many a resident [Read More]

“The City of Conversation”

“The City of Conversation”

Highly Recommended **** In these crazy political times, leave it to Northlight Theatre to  bring us the Midwest [Read More]

“The Happiest Place on Earth”  Reviewed by Mark Levine

“The Happiest Place on Earth” Reviewed by Mark Levine

Highly Recommended ****Easily the most accomplished of the solo performances I’ve seen during Greenhouse Theater [Read More]

“Cheers, Live on Stage”

“Cheers, Live on Stage”

Recommended *** I had a difficult time putting a rating to tonight’s opening of another TV series transformed to [Read More]