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Our future should be now!

Our future should be now!

As the years roll by, we often think about the future. When we are young, we have a whole lifetime, so putting things off is normal. But when tragedy strikes a family, and all “hell breaks loose”, wouldn’t it be better if we had planned ahead? As a young [Read More]

” PNC Bank Winter Wonderfest at Navy Pier-2014/15″

” PNC Bank Winter Wonderfest at Navy Pier-2014/15″

The new features of the Wintertube and snowtubing are very cool- the kids went twice on this one and the Toboggan Tunnel Sled Ride is another very neat feature as the sleds on rollers allow some sledding competition between siblings or even with other guests. There are lots [Read More]

Before you begin YOUR diet

Before you begin YOUR diet

one must dedicate themselves to the program that they are now getting into. One cannot start a diet on Monday and work on it until Friday and then sway because of the week-end. This is also true of holidays, and we all know that the "Holiday Season" is by far the worst. [Read More]

To lose or not to lose..and when?

To lose or not to lose..and when?

It used to be seasonal. Weight loss…diets! Summer would be coming and women would start thinking short shorts and bikinis, so it would be time to start planning on the “summer diets”. But the seasons have changed and where winter and the Holidays are also [Read More]

Where do all the actors come from!” Check out “Cabaret”

Where do all the actors come from!” Check out “Cabaret”

In this production, which sparkled from start to finish, our Emcee/Master of Ceremonies ( the incredible Andy Cohen, who uses his body and face better than most) holds our attention in every numbers he does, even one in drag and our leading lady, Sally Bowles, Remember this [Read More]

“The Art Of Falling”

“The Art Of Falling”

In several scenes, the dancers are projected on a large screen so that they appear to be floating in air, although those who can see the stage can see the dancers are on the floor. This is the magic of the electronic world, but even mor exciting is the ability of these [Read More]

“Stories in Motion”- reviewed by Ellie Wise

“Stories in Motion”- reviewed by Ellie Wise

Stories in Motion consisted of three different stories: Prodigal Son, Lilac Garden and RAkU. They were all very good, but I think RAkU was the best out of the three. [Read More]

Remembering Bernie Yvon by Joe Stead

Remembering Bernie Yvon   by Joe Stead

When Bernie was on stage you never saw the work, only the joy. That joy, love and humor extended to real life too. Bernie’s love of animals, children and his partner Matt Raftery were fervent and abundant. [Read More]

“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]

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“Gourmet Burgers, Pizza and More”

“Gourmet Burgers, Pizza and More”

Highly Recommended **** Take a trip down Western Avenue, a few blocks South of Peterson and you will see a familiar [Read More]

“The Seagull” reviewed by Emily Johnson

“The Seagull” reviewed by Emily Johnson

Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, written in Russian in 1895, directed by Cody Estle, runs at the Artistic Home this [Read More]

“The Distance”

“The Distance”

I know that many a good story was written by a British playwright, but often wonder why the production company feels [Read More]

“Tug Of War:Foreign Fire” review by Carol Moore

“Tug Of War:Foreign Fire” review by Carol Moore

 Highly Recommended **** “Tug of War: Foreign Fire” is such a huge production it’s hard to know where to start [Read More]

Shakespeare In The Park- summer of 2016

Shakespeare In The Park- summer of 2016

          Chicago Shakespeare leadership and artists joined Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to [Read More]

“One Man, Two Guvnors” review by Carol Moore

“One Man, Two Guvnors” review by Carol Moore

Recommended *** Do you remember that scene in “Bull Durham” where Kevin Costner’s character told the rookie to [Read More]

“Haymarket: The Anarchist’s Songbook”

“Haymarket: The Anarchist’s Songbook”

Highly Recommended **** One of Chicago’s newest “hotspots” when it comes to dining out, the Randolph [Read More]