Archive for October 2019

Chicago Ideas Week 2019

Chicago Ideas Week 2019
Chicago Ideas Week  (October 12 – 17) is a five-day festival that brings together some of the most influential speakers from around the globe to share and discuss large and small ideas that could transform the world. If that sounds too lofty or cerebral–it doesn’t have to be–but it can be depending on what programs you choose to... Read more »

Macys announces 112th Annual Great Tree lighting

Macys announces 112th Annual Great Tree lighting
A holiday tradition for over a century If you lived in Chicago or ever visited during the winter holiday season, seeing the Great Tree at Macy’s (formerly Marshall Field’s) is most likely a treasured childhood memory. Since the beginning parents brought their children, the children grew-up and brought their children, grandparents and even great-grandparents all... Read more »

Mika Rottenberg's 'Easypieces' at the MCA transcends imagination

Mika Rottenberg's  'Easypieces' at the MCA transcends imagination
Can something be disgusting and seductive at the same time? That is how artist Mika Rottenberg describes her art which is currently featured in a solo exhibition “Easypieces” at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. The video heavy exhibition showcases a series of Rottenberg’s strange yet alluring films filled with sounds such as rustling paper, the crackle of frying food,... Read more »
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Windy City Playhouse announces plans for a culinary farce with Rick Bayless

Windy City Playhouse announces plans for a culinary farce with Rick Bayless
Windy City Playhouse Artistic Director Amy Rubenstein announced today that the theater will be collaborating with James Beard Award-winning chef Rick Bayless on a theatrical project to be presented at the theater in early 2021. The yet to be named project will team Bayless with Rubenstein and Associate Artistic Director Carl Menninger  to create what the theater is calling a... Read more »