Friday August 26th 2016

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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]

The Patio is alive and well”

The Patio is alive and well”

with the help of the people of the area it has been undergoing some major renovations and this large screen, comfortable movie house is back to serve the people of Portage Park, not only with movies, at a lower cost, but on occasion, a LIVE show. They also have GREAT [Read More]

“Frozen” Disney on Ice spectacular

“Frozen” Disney on Ice spectacular

this is great family fare and would be ideal to watch on a stage. I can imagine some of the dance numbers and special effects that would make for a Tony Award winning production that would be here for generations. [Read More]

“The Opera comes to The Historic Pickwick Theatre”

These are poor artists, facing hardship each day, so in reality, although the story is about love and romance, it is also about poverty- they cannot pay their rent, they have little to eat, they are cold and have to pawn their possessions to pay for medicine for Mimi. Love, [Read More]

Tween heaven for my grandkids

Tween heaven for my grandkids

The performers were delightful, posing with the kids in special ways and making them feel that they were just as important as those who were TV stars on Disney and Nickelodeon. I must say that I was quite impressed with these young talented kids, who I am sure will go on to [Read More]

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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 [Read More]

“The Tempest” reviewed by  Carol Moore

“The Tempest” reviewed by Carol Moore

 Chicago favorite, Nick Sandys, stars as Prospero in a whimsical, family-friendly production of “The [Read More]

“Theater Zuidpool’s Macbeth” reviewed by Mark Levine

“Theater Zuidpool’s Macbeth” reviewed by Mark Levine

The performers of Theater Zuidpool’s Macbeth are clearly talented.  Powerful vocals, intriguing phrasing, solid [Read More]

“Mame”

“Mame”

It has been a long time since Chicago area theater audiences have been treated to a full production of [Read More]

“Bloodshot” reviewd by Mark Levine

“Bloodshot” reviewd by Mark Levine

Recommended ***The Premise: This one-man murder mystery follows down-and-out English photographer, Derek Eveleigh [Read More]

Mexican food that will warm your stomach and your heart!

Mexican food that will warm your stomach and your heart!

Highly Recommended **** Mexican food is truly one of my favorites. Perhaps it is all my years with LaRaza and TeleGuia [Read More]

“Tall Girl and the Lightning Parade” reviewed by Carol Moore

“Tall Girl and the Lightning Parade” reviewed by Carol Moore

Ok, I wasn’t prepared for the actuality of “Tall Girl and the Lightning Parade”. The audience gathered at The [Read More]