Archive for 2011

Seussical the Musical at the Marriott Theatre: Oh the Places You'll Go.

Seussical the Musical at the Marriott Theatre: Oh the Places You'll Go.
As relevant today, as they were over a half a century ago, the stories of Theodor Seuss Geisel ( March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991), aka Dr. Seuss still capture the hearts of the young and not so young.  Marriott Theatre’s current production of “Seussical the Musical”, celebrates the power of imagination mixed with loyalty... Read more »

Chicago Banner Auction 2011: Get a Unique Gift That Says Chicago.

Chicago Banner Auction 2011:  Get a Unique Gift That Says Chicago.
It’s another banner year for the Windy City.  For those looking for a unique gift for themselves or others, Chicago will be auctioning off banners that were once displayed on city streets.  On  Wednesday, November 16 at noon, auctioneer Gary Metzner, Senior Vice President of Sotheby’s Midwest, will raise the gavel at Daley Center’s East... Read more »

Chicago Loop Set ABlaze With Sound and Color As LIGHTSCAPE Installation Comes to State Street.

Chicago Loop Set ABlaze With Sound and Color As LIGHTSCAPE Installation Comes to State Street.
Downtown Chicago, recently named the best big city downtown in the country by Forbes Magazine, is stepping up to the front of the pack once again when it flips the switch on a new year-round light and sound installation, LIGHTSCAPE at dusk on Monday, November 21, 2011.  The Great Street will be bathed in a... Read more »
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Theater in Chicago: Sixteen Shows Light Up the Holidays for the 2011-12 Season.

Theater in Chicago: Sixteen Shows Light Up the Holidays for the 2011-12 Season.
There is something for everyone in this holiday season’s versatile line-up of offerings.  A Christmas Carol makes its annual appearance on the Goodman Stage–the 34th year that this favorite returns; many Nutcrackers will abound throughout Chicago with the Joffrey Ballet’s production once again gracing the stage at the Auditorium Theatre; for those who like something... Read more »

See Theo Epstein, Ernie Banks, Billy Williams and Current Players at the 2012 Cubs Convention.

See Theo Epstein, Ernie Banks, Billy Williams and Current Players at the 2012 Cubs Convention.
Cubs fans who are chomping at the bit for next year’s baseball season to get underway can get a preview of what lies ahead at the 27th Annual Cubs Convention on Friday, Jan. 13, through Sunday, Jan. 15, at the Hilton Chicago at 720 South Michigan Ave.  Fans can meet and listen to current and... Read more »

Theater in Chicago 2011: The Results Are In For the 43rd Annual Jeff Equity Awards.

Theater in Chicago 2011: The Results Are In For the 43rd Annual Jeff Equity Awards.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011.  A packed house of who’s who in theater were present last night at the Drury Lane Oakbrook as the 43rd annual Jeff Equity Awards celebrated the best of the best in Chicago Theater. The ceremony featured the awards (listed below) along with live performances from nominated musicals and video performances, special... Read more »
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Pinot Days 2011 Kicks off in Chicago with Four Days of Special Events and a Grand Festival.

Pinot Days 2011 Kicks off in Chicago with Four Days of Special Events and a Grand Festival.
Over 70 of the top pinot noir wineries and winemakers from around the globe will descend on Chicago this week to “get the word out” about the diversity and quality of their wines at the 5th annual “Pinot Days”. AND–the word is–according to Pinot Days founder Steven Rigisich that, “Pinot noir is the most versatile... Read more »

Crime in Chicago Explores Chicago's Underbelly at The Chicago History Museum.

Crime in Chicago Explores Chicago's Underbelly at The Chicago History Museum.
The Chicago History Museum is taking a hard look at “Crime in Chicago” throughout the month of November 2011. Through a series of seminars, tours and films, the CHM will revisit infamous crimes from the past and juxtapose their historic patterns with the present. Participants in the crime series will be able to explore the... Read more »

Foodlife Adds Cutting-Edge Foodease Market at Chicago's Water Tower Place.

Foodlife Adds Cutting-Edge Foodease Market at Chicago's Water Tower Place.
Stopping by the new Lettuce Entertain You Restaurant’s 4,500-square-foot foodease (foodie’s–foodease, get it) market at Water Tower Place, it is hard to know where to start–the wine bar or the wine shop;  the cold salad bar; a hot entrée for a cold night; sushi or soup?  If you are the creative type you may want... Read more »
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Chicago Holiday Lights Tour 2011 Showcases Chicago's Top Holiday Attractions.

Chicago Holiday Lights Tour 2011 Showcases Chicago's Top Holiday Attractions.
Chicago, Wednesday, November 2, 2011. Chicago Trolley Co. has announced that the popular “Holiday Lights Tour,” previously available to groups only, will be available to individuals on Friday and Saturday evenings from November 25  through December, 23, 2011. Guests will be able to “see it all” with Chicago’s version of a caroling sleigh ride that... Read more »
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