Archive for March 2018

Where's spring? See a preview at Macy's Flower Show

View this beautiful floral display then look up at the store’s magnificent Tiffany dome  built in 1907 the largest glass mosaic of it's kind. Photo: Carole Kuhrt-Brewer
Spring seems to be having a hard time finding its way to Chicago this year with the coldest Easter in 22 years predicted for this Easter Sunday, April 1 (no April’s fools). Locals are getting impatient. If you just can’t wait, head to Macy’s Flower Show, “Once Upon a Springtime” at their State Street Store... Read more »

Review: Pretty Woman the musical at Chicago's Oriental Theatre

Review: Pretty Woman the musical at Chicago's Oriental Theatre
Last night was the big night–the highty-anticipated World Premiere of the Broadway-Bound “Pretty Woman: The Musical” at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre. All the stars were out on the red carpet being interviewed, while television crews elbowed for prime position and iphones were held high in order to capture those instagram moments. The excitement was evident as... Read more »

Review: An Enemy of the People at Goodman Theatre

Review: An Enemy of the People at Goodman Theatre
A wake-up call for the future of our world Henrik Ibsen (Playwright, 1828 – 1906) was on to something nearly 150 years ago when he penned An Enemy of the People. Technically, we’ve come along way since then. Imagine, no airplanes, no televisions, no iphones. And how did people ever exist without the internet? But are we... Read more »
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Millennium Park summer events calendar 2018

Millennium Park summer events calendar 2018
Get your calendars ready for a summer full of fun and special events including city festivals, SummerDance, the Grant Park Music Festival, the summer film series and more taking place in Millennium Park. The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and its partners are pleased to present a diverse lineup of Chicago artists... Read more »

Is Chicago the best city to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?

Is Chicago the best city to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?
Is Chicago the best city to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Those of us who celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago already know the answer. YES! Of course, it is. Now there’s proof. With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner and at least $5.9 billion expected to be spent for the holiday this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub just... Read more »

Show Me Chicago's March 2018 calendar of festivals and events

Show Me Chicago's March 2018 calendar of festivals and events
Every year for the past seven year’s Show Me Chicago has put together one of Chicago’s most comprehensive calendar of summer festivals and events for the May through September season. This year we are kicking up things a notch by adding an events calendar for March before publishing our entire calendar of summer festivals and... Read more »
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Ravinia 2018 Season: Tickets and highlights

Ravinia 2018 Season: Tickets and highlights
Ravinia has just announced their lineup for the 2018 season. The festival which will run from June 1 through September 16 will feature more than 140 performers and special events. Highlights this year include Roger Daltrey, Seal, Bryan Adams, Buddy Guy, Anita Baker, Whoopi Goldberg (ages 18 and up), Bonnie Koloc, Culture Club with Boy George,... Read more »

Chicago Flower and Garden Show kicks off spring in Chicago

Chicago Flower and Garden Show kicks off spring in Chicago
Spring is in bloom, March 14-18 at Chicago’s Flower & Garden Show at Navy Pier Whether you are a serious gardner or just tired of winter the Chicago Flower & Garden Show is your ticket to an early spring. Every year around this time thousands of visitors pour into Navy Pier to bask in the... Read more »
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