Archive for February 2015

Perfect Timing for Snow Days 2015 at Navy Pier

Perfect Timing for Snow Days 2015 at Navy Pier
PLEASE NOTE:  Due to warm weather conditions coupled with expected rain, all outdoor Snow Days Chicago activities have been canceled for Sunday, February 8. Indoor activities are still on.  For a list of Snow Sculpture winners see bottom of this post. Just as Chicago is digging out of their fifth biggest snow storm in history,... Read more »

CSO at the Movies Series: Worth the Trip

CSO at the Movies Series: Worth the Trip
Night one of the two night CSO at the Movies series of The Godfather Live went off without a hitch. On a cold, wet, blizzardy Chicago night with the falling ice signs standing sentinel on city sidewalks warning of impending danger from above—Symphony Center was mobbed with music and movie lovers. These men and women... Read more »

Chicago Public Library Launches One Book, One Chicago Online

Chicago Public Library Launches One Book, One Chicago Online
One Book, One Chicago (OBOC), the Chicago Public Library (CPL) program launched in 2001, is a popular citywide reading initiative that unites the city in the exploration of a common book through reading, lectures, panel discussions, events and more. The highly-anticipated yearly event has brought authors including Toni Morrison (A Mercy); Tom Wolfe (The Right Stuff)... Read more »
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CSO at the Movies presents The Godfather Live

CSO at the Movies presents The Godfather Live
The CSO at the Movie Series, a hot ticket at Symphony Center since its inception in 2004, will be showcasing Francis Ford Coppola’s Academy Award ®– winning film The Godfather on Tuesday, February 3 and Wednesday, February 4. In this “special events” series, audiences are treated to live music from the entire score of the... Read more »