Joffrey Ballet rendition of The Nutcracker

Joffrey Ballet rendition of The Nutcracker
Review by: Eric Luczak With the holiday spirit in the air, and Christmas ornaments adorning bungalows all over Chicago, the city is fully embracing the season.  This time of year, people make time to see a rendition of The Nutcracker, and Christopher Wheeldon’s reimagining performed by the Joffrey Ballet is worthy of Chicago. The Nutcracker... Read more »

Weishfest Continues to "Pay It Forward"

Weishfest Continues to "Pay It Forward"
Weishfest turns heads again, and continues Andrews wishes and keeps paying it forward. Andrew Weishar was many things to many people.  Considered to be the “nicest kid I have ever known” by those privileged to meet him, with his faith installed at St. Damian Grammar School, a three sport athlete and all honor student at Brother... Read more »

Evanescence’s Synthesis Tour comes to Chicago

Evanescence’s Synthesis Tour comes to Chicago
Returning to Chicago for the first time since 2011, and after a 3-year music hiatus, Evanescence treated their fans with a stylistic re-imagining of their past music in their Synthesis Tour at the historic Chicago Theater—a great venue for their new sound—on November 30, 2017. Synthesis, Evanescence’s 4th studio album, released on November 10, 2017.... Read more »
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CMA Artist of the year returns to Joes Live

CMA Artist of the year returns to Joes Live
Friday night Jon Pardi stopped by Joe’s Live Rosemont. This is Jon’s third headlining tour, the CMT On Tour Presents Jon Pardi’s Lucky Tonight Tour brings with special guest Midland and Runaway June. The nationwide tour has been selling out city after city. Pardi’s blend of country and traditional sound has garnered acclaim and placed him on several “Best Of” lists Pardi’s sophomore... Read more »

The Live Tour with Sadie Robertson - Gallery

The Live Tour with Sadie Robertson - Gallery
The Live Tour with Sadie Robertson came to Harvest New Beginnings church in Oswego, IL.  

Pigpen Theatre Company at Space in Evanston

Pigpen Theatre Company at Space in Evanston
Story by Snir Spinner Like an early Spring garden, the rustic stage at Space in Evanston is tilled, planted and anxiously awaiting the impending bloom of Pigpen Theatre Company. A patch of drums, a few amplifier bushes, a row of keyboard hedges, bass, electric and banjo guitars all standing straight at attention, like flower stems... Read more »
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Giselle by the Joffrey Ballet review

Giselle by the Joffrey Ballet review
Giselle by the Joffrey Ballet Staged by: Lola de Ávila Music: Adolphe Adam Story by Snir Spinner The Joffrey Ballet kicks off the 2017-2018 season with a passionate story of young love and  forbidden pleasure. Performed for the first time in Paris, France over 170 years ago, Giselle is a timeless tale detailing the dissonance of... Read more »

Walgreens & Mayor Emanuel announce 300 tech jobs coming

Walgreens & Mayor Emanuel announce 300 tech jobs coming
Walgreens Tech Office in downtown Chicago announced the expansion of that office today. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Walgreens COO Alex Gourlay announced 300 tech jobs are coming to downtown Chicago.

Evergreen Park Hot Rod & Classic Car Show

Evergreen Park Hot Rod & Classic Car Show
On Friday, September 29th, many people gathered in Evergreen Park at Yukich Field for the annual Hot Rod & Classic Car Show! This annual event brings dozens of car enthusiasts to show off their classic and antique vehicles. This year’s event proceeds went to Anthony’s Avengers Defeat DIPG Foundation. Katie Gaskin founded the group in memory... Read more »
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Master Sergeant Israel Del Toro Day

Master Sergeant Israel Del Toro Day
September 3rd, or now known as “Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro Day” was the perfect day to recognize this “amazing American Hero,” said Mayor Tim Baldermann with a short parade and rally at the Village Commons in New Lenox. Israel Del Toro is a United States Air Force veteran who was seriously wounded in Afghanistan... Read more »