Archive for March 2013

Chicago Theatre Spring 2013: A Guide to What's Hot On Stage

Chicago Theatre Spring 2013: A Guide to What's Hot On Stage
Just in case you weren’t already aware Chicago is number one in theater in the U.S. with more than 250 theaters throughout Chicagoland, comprising a rich and varied community ranging from storefront, non-union theaters to the most renowned resident theaters in the country, including 5 which have been honored with Regional Tony Awards, and the... Read more »

Chicago's Museums 2013: New Exhibits for Spring

Chicago's Museums 2013: New Exhibits for Spring
Today, Show Me Chicago goes back to the present. The past two days we have been looking back, first to 1963, then all the way back to 1913.  Today, we look ahead to Spring (hopefully) 2013 and what’s hot at Chicago’s world class museums. CPS students, as well as students almost everywhere, have this week... Read more »

The Art Institute of Chicago Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Controversial Armory Show

The Art Institute of Chicago Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Controversial Armory Show
It’s hard to imagine the works of Henri Matisse being called “the most hideous monstrosities ever perpetrated on long suffering art” as one art critic suggested in a 1913 review of the Armory Show.  Equally surprising was the outrage expressed in the 1913 Chicago Tribune’s biting editorial suggesting “The nudes (in the Armory show) pervert... Read more »
Advertisement:

O'Hare International Airport Celebrates 50 Years with Special Events

O'Hare International Airport Celebrates 50 Years with Special Events
It’s been a half-century since President Kennedy rededicated Orchard Field as O’Hare International Airport on March 23, 1963. In recognition of this historic occasion the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), together with its airport partners, has announced the launch of a week-long series of special events and perks for employees and passengers kicking off March... Read more »

Chicago Easter Brunches, Events, and more

Chicago Easter Brunches, Events, and more
You better hop to it with Easter making an early appearance this year (March 31), it’s time to make reservations.  Easter can take place as early as March 22 (but not again until 2285) and as late as April 25 (in 2038).  Next year, Easter will be almost a month later than this year occuring... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks Benefit: Calling all Hawk Fans to Special Event at Studio Paris

Eat, drink, dance, and mingle with Chicago Blackhawk players and fans all for a good cause this Saturday, March 23, from 6p.m. to 9p.m. Whether you’re a die-hard Hawks fan or just want to get in on a guaranteed good time, all are invited for a night of philanthropy and fun at the hot and... Read more »
Advertisement:

Chicago Chef Week 2013: A Taste of Chicago's Best

Chicago Chef Week 2013: A Taste of Chicago's Best
The Fifth Annual Chicago Chef Week kicks off tomorrow on St. Patrick’s Day through Friday, March 22. The week, features prix-fixe dining at nearly 75 of Chicago’s top culinary destinations. Restaurants will offer a three-course, prix-fixe dinner menu for $44 per person*, and a $22 per person lunch menu at restaurants offering the lunch option.... Read more »

St. Patrick's Day in Chicago: Going for the Gold Krugerrand

St. Patrick's Day in Chicago: Going for the Gold Krugerrand
This St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago, you can take home more than a hangover, if you are first to tell the Irish Leprechaun the secret password.  Whether you think you have the “luck of the Irish” or just enjoy the thrill of the hunt you can join other Chicagoans in a competition to win a... Read more »

Chicago Summer 2013: Festival and Events Calendar

Chicago Summer 2013: Festival and Events Calendar
Click here for a link to 2014 Summer Festivals. It may not look like it, but summer is just around the corner.  Chicago is offering more than 400 neighborhood festivals and parades during Summer 2013–and these are just the neighborhood happenings that showcase the true grit of Chicago from our ethnic customs to great music,... Read more »
Advertisement:

One Book, One Chicago 2013: New Selection for 2013

One Book, One Chicago 2013: New Selection for 2013
If you never have enough time to read a book, One Book, One Chicago is giving you a whole year to explore its newest pick: Isabel Wilkerson’s award-winning “The Warmth of Other Suns: The  Epic Story of America’s Great Migration.”  With the book weighing in at a hefty 642 pages, you’ll still have to read... Read more »
  • ChicagoNow is full of win

    Welcome to ChicagoNow.

    Meet our bloggers,
    post comments, or
    pitch your blog idea.

  • Advertisement:
  • Fresh Chicago News

  • Meet The Blogger

    Carole Kuhrt Brewer

    Arts and Entertainment Reporter for media since 1997.

  • Recent posts

  • Categories

  • Tags

  • Monthly Archives

  • Latest on ChicagoNow

  • Advertisement: