Archive for October 2014

At Last: A Tribute to Etta James at Black Ensemble Theater

At Last: A Tribute to Etta James at Black Ensemble Theater
At last, the irrepressible phenomenon, Etta James comes back to life at Black Ensemble Theater’s (B.E.T.) Tribute to Etta James which opened Sunday. James, the multi-faceted vocalist extraordinaire who was one of the most critically acclaimed and influential female singers of her time, gets the full-monty treatment exposing her soul–warts and all–while turning up the... Read more »

Great Chicago Fire Festival Encounters Problems

Great Chicago Fire Festival Encounters Problems
The Great Chicago Fire Festival Report…the festival went on despite a problem with the ignition system…not to mention record cold and attendance figures smaller than expected.  Many were disappointed but hopefully, they can reboot for 2015. Here is the official news release detailing the event: October 4, 2014.  An estimated 30,000 people attended the Great... Read more »

Halloween Happenings Chicago 2014: Calendar of Events and Activities

Halloween Happenings Chicago 2014: Calendar of Events and Activities
Halloween hoopla is alive and well in Chicago with a trick-and-treat filled calendar of events for ghosts and goblins of all ages. Click here for Fall Festival and Events for 2015. Fright Fest at Great America Six Flags Great America’s annual Fright Fest offers six weekends of spooky theme-park fun, centered around six haunted attractions... Read more »
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Great Chicago Fire Festival: To Light Up Chicago Skies

Great Chicago Fire Festival: To Light Up Chicago Skies
Great Chicago Fire Festival Report…the festival went on despite a problem with the ignition system…not to mention record cold. Hopefully, they will be able to reboot for 2015. October 5, 2014.  An estimated 30,000 people attended the Great Chicago Fire Festival tonight, which featured a pre-show Community Bazaar, a parade of boats, a performance by... Read more »
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