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“Princesses & Heroes” Disney on Ice reviewed by Maya Bouchend “homme”

“Princesses & Heroes”  Disney on Ice  reviewed by Maya Bouchend “homme”

"The costumes were realistic. Flounder was adorable. I liked the costume of the camel in Aladdin's marketplace (I think there was two guys in there). In Ariel's part, I really liked the eels and Ursula. The "Under the Sea" number was very colorful with all the people [Read More]

“Oh, What a Night!-What a Season” BIC 2014/2015

“Oh, What a Night!-What a Season” BIC 2014/2015

The other night ( Monday,August 16th), Broadway In Chicago presented its annual concert- “Summer Concert” at Millenium Park with The City Of Chicago and its park district as well as the Department of Cultural Affairs> The weather was ideal. Not hot! Not [Read More]

Another visit to Santas Village- by the Shaw and Ingber kids

Another visit to Santas Village- by the Shaw and Ingber kids

It is hard to believe, but Santa's Village ( now called Santa's Village Azoosment Park) in East Dundee, is now celebrating its 55th season. WOW!. Over the years, this quaint little park, far away from the "maddening crowd" of the big city, grew and gained popularity. I [Read More]

Is Barter the NEW way to do business?

Is Barter the NEW way to do business?

bar·ter ˈbärtər/ verb verb: barter; 3rd person present: barters; past tense: bartered; past participle: bartered; gerund or present participle: bartering 1. exchange (goods or services) for other goods or services without using money. “he often bartered a meal for [Read More]

“Broadway at Ravinia” by Michael Horn

“Broadway at Ravinia” by Michael Horn

This was a wonderful evening of music at the best outdoor venue in America on a magnificent summer evening. It doesn’t get any better than this and if you want to experience the wonder that is Ravinia check out the upcoming schedule at: www.Ravinia.org or call 847-266-5100 [Read More]

“Fun with Rocky”

“Fun with Rocky”

When the weather outside is “frightful” and you are looking for something to do with the kids- something “delightful”, you might consider a ride to a fun spot in Waukegan. Just a short trip East of Great America is a family entertainment center [Read More]

Earth,Wind & Fire at Ravinia

Earth,Wind & Fire at Ravinia

These men brought us back to the glory days of their blend of "rock N' Roll, mixed with jazz and young and old audience members has a night to remember. The stage was filled with musicians and with the electronics and great lighting effects, most of the audience was on its [Read More]

James Taylor at Ravinia

James Taylor at Ravinia

It is hard to believe, but James Taylor has been pleasing audiences with his music since the 1960’s. In an era when musical acts come and go, it is a breath of fresh air to know that this amazing talent is still loved an dadored by the next generation as well as that [Read More]

Jeff Awards-Non-Equity /41st Annual

Jeff Awards-Non-Equity /41st Annual

Theater is alive and well in Chicago! This evening represented the Non-Equity Wing with 127 nominees in 24 categories from over 60 productions, Talk about theater being everywhere. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Equity/Non-Equity, it is not the quality of the [Read More]

” Quest for the Best”

” Quest for the Best”

Safari land has a unique indoor roller coaster that all of the kids LOVED! Even, the biggest kid of them all, ME!. Sarah was in heaven, Adam took the first car, front seat on his first ride and then moved to the middle on ride number two. Rebecca, who is only four only went [Read More]

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“The Explorers Club”

“The Explorers Club”

Recommended *** I have fallen in love with one of Chicago’s “black box” theaters. It is The Windy [Read More]

The Senior Radio players, bring back LIVE Radio”

The Senior Radio players, bring back LIVE Radio”

Radio! Oh, the days when radio was not just music and talk, but in fact, real shows- what television calls variety [Read More]

“Judy & Liza- Once in a Lifetime”

“Judy & Liza- Once in a Lifetime”

Highly Recommended ***** I just found a new spot in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. It is called the Uptown [Read More]

“Jeeves at Sea”

“Jeeves at Sea”

First Folio Theatre, that darling little company, in Oakbrook, is a treat when it comes to the offerings they bring to [Read More]

“Mothers & Sons”

“Mothers & Sons”

Highly Recommended ***** How does one deal with the death of a child, many years later? In the story that is told by [Read More]

” Vices and Virtues” reviewed by Lawrence Riordan

” Vices and Virtues” reviewed by Lawrence Riordan

Highly Recommended ****             Profiles Theatre is producing two series of one act plays on [Read More]

Ridesharing- are you insured when you are the driver? or Passenger?

Ridesharing- are you insured when you are the driver? or Passenger?

Over the last few years, “Ridesharing” has become a word that people are familiar with. During the tough [Read More]