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Eyeconic now open at Bucktown and Fulton Market

Eyeconic now open at Bucktown and Fulton Market

| July 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Eyeconic, an online one-stop-shop for all things eyewear opened two of their first brick and mortar stores in Chicago at Bucktown and the Fulton Market District. I attended the Fulton Market Grand Opening, and I found an impressive selection of eyewear. They have a vast range of designer wear prices that can fit any budget […]

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A Lively Musical Journey with DJEMBE! THE SHOW

A Lively Musical Journey with DJEMBE! THE SHOW

| April 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

The show started with Gloria Estefan’s, “The Rhythm is Gonna Get You,” and it did. Every rhythm and beat drummed in my head and heart throughout the show and stayed with me even after. The international tour success DJEMBE! THE SHOW lands on a US debut in Chicago and now officially opens at the Apollo […]

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Turn Back Time with the World Premiere Play of The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963

Turn Back Time with the World Premiere Play of The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963

| April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

The racial divide in America has always been around, and although there’s a heightened sense of racial discrimination happening in our nation right now, we’ve come a long way. The World-Premiere play The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963, based on the Newbery Medal-winning a book by Christopher Paul Curtis, brought me to a journey […]

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The Future is Here at MSI’s Wired To Wear Exhibit

The Future is Here at MSI’s Wired To Wear Exhibit

| March 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

A 13-year-old inventor, Jordan Reeves, kicked off the opening of Wired To Wear exhibit at the Museum of Science & Industry. Jordan was the featured speaker at the Morning, Makers breakfast and a roomful of young boys and girls attended the event. You would’ve thought you came for a children’s show, but this impressive teen’s […]

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A Diverse Selection of Must-See Shows in Chicago!

A Diverse Selection of Must-See Shows in Chicago!

| March 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Black Ensemble Theater opens its 2019 Season (Legends and Lessons) with Mahalia Jackson: Moving Through The Light, written and directed by Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor. Cast lead by Robin DaSilva as Mahalia Jackson Now – April 14, 2019 Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center 4450 N. Clark Street Chicago (773) 769-4451 How […]

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FEED ME! Little Shop of Horrors at Mercury Theatre

FEED ME! Little Shop of Horrors at Mercury Theatre

| March 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

The newly opened LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS musical at Mercury Theatre is guaranteed fun for all who watches! The story starts at the sad Mushnik Flower Shop located on skid row. Flower Assistant, Seymour, stumbled across a new breed of carnivorous plant that became the answer to Mushnik’s failing business. It brought in business and […]

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Lyric Opera Opens La Traviata – A Compelling  Story and Lyrical Beauty of Love, Sacrifice, and Betrayal

Lyric Opera Opens La Traviata – A Compelling Story and Lyrical Beauty of Love, Sacrifice, and Betrayal

| February 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Giuseppe Verdi’s acclaimed La Traviata opened Saturday, February 16 with ten performances through March 22 at the Lyric Opera House. La Traviata is a story of a notorious courtesan named Violetta who fell wildly in love with a bourgeois named Alfredo that worshipped her. Set in the 1700s somewhere in Paris, Violetta determined to be […]

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World-Premiere Ballet Performance of Anna Karenina in Chicago

World-Premiere Ballet Performance of Anna Karenina in Chicago

| February 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

A world premiere historic reimagining of Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel, Anna Karenina, kicked-off last night at the Auditorium Theatre and it took my breath away. Presented in a first-time collaboration between The Joffrey Ballet and the renowned Australian Ballet was a momentous magical experience to behold. February 13-24, 2019 The Joffrey Ballet – Tickets Auditorium Theatre 50 E. Congress Parkway

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The Astonishing “Southern Gothic” now in South Loop!

The Astonishing “Southern Gothic” now in South Loop!

| January 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

The award-winning play called Southern Gothic moved to the new Windy City Playhouse location in South Loop. I’ve heard a lot of amazing reviews about this play, so what better way to check out the new space by seeing Southern Gothic, too! The Windy City Playhouse South just like in their original Irving Park space […]

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The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival is a Global Celebration of Puppetry Masterpieces!

The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival is a Global Celebration of Puppetry Masterpieces!

| January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last night’s puppet masterpiece act, Ajijaak on Turtle Island, directed by visionary puppet artists Ty Defoe and Heather Henson, the daughter of legendary puppeteer Jim Henson, kicked-off the 3rd Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival – Jan. 17-27. It was a beautifully written story of a young crane facing her first migration cycle on Turtle Island […]

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