Archive for September 2018

Forced From Home: An interactive tour at Daley Plaza

Forced From Home: An interactive tour at Daley Plaza
There is only one day left for this free interactive tour, Forced From Home, presented by Doctors Without Borders at Daley Plaza.  The well- orchestrated tour offers visitors an opportunity to better understand the global refugee crisis. The tour is lead by MSF aids who guide participants through the 10,000-square-foot space on the Plaza that has been  designed... Read more »

Art on theMART kicks-off in a big way

Art on theMART kicks-off in a big way
Art on the Mart may just be the World’s largest canvas The first-of-its-kind for Chicago–a curated series of digital artworks–will be projected across 2.5 acres of theMART’s exterior river-façade, creating the longest-running and largest permanent digital art projection in the world starting this Saturday. According to Mark Kelly, Commissioner of the Department of Cultural Affairs... Read more »

Sweet Charity at the Marriott Theatre has hope, faith and Charity herself

Sweet Charity at the Marriott Theatre has hope, faith and Charity herself
And she lived hopefully ever after Sweet Charity at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire is the perfect showcase for choreographer Bob Fosse’s classic dance moves and playwright Neil Simon’s creative wit. The show provides a masterclass in dance and comedy sprinkled with hope via the show’s central character Charity Hope Valentine. Fosse, a native of Chicago, won eight Tony... Read more »
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Winter Fun at Gallagher Way: You better believe winter's on its way

Winter Fun at Gallagher Way: You better believe winter's on its way
While many of us are thinking baseball playoffs and hoping to catch a little World Series fever, the folks at Culloton Strategies, a public affairs and media relations firm representing Gallagher Way, are thinking winter. Gallagher Way, previously known as The Park at Wrigley, in the heart of the reinvented Wrigleyville neighborhood and in the shadow of... Read more »

Chicago Theatre Week 2019: Tickets and information

Chicago Theatre Week 2019: Tickets and information
The League of Chicago Theatres, in partnership with Choose Chicago, has announced the dates for Chicago Theatre Week 2019 (CTW). The annual celebration, now in its seventh year, offers value-priced tickets to some of Chicago’s most exciting theatre. This year’s Theatre Week, February 7-17, 2019, will serve as the kick off for The Year of Chicago Theatre—a... Read more »

Vietgone at Writer's Theatre personalizes the war in Hamilton-esque fashion

Vietgone at Writer's Theatre personalizes the war in Hamilton-esque fashion
Part musical, part comedy, part drama, Playwright Qui Nguyen’s wildly creative, Vietgone, now running at Writer’s Theater takes the audience on a pit-filled road trip from Saigon to Ft. Chaffee, Arkansas.   Playwright Qui Nguyen’s wildly creative, irreverent style flips stereotypes, remixes history and culture creating a look at America of 1975–land of cowboys and hippies–through the lens of Vietnamese... Read more »
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