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  • Chicago-area classical music recommendations

    Chicago-area classical music recommendations
    New Philharmonic: Music director Kirk Muspratt is joined by tenor soloist John Irvin, of Lyric's Ryan Opera Center, to ring out the old and ring in the new, at the orchestra's annual New Year's Eve pops concerts. The festive program, to be presented three...
  • Ten reasons to get excited about the winter art season

    Ten reasons to get excited about the winter art season
    I love the snow, but maybe you don't. Maybe you'd rather be indoors looking at art in rooms with sophisticated humidity and temperature control than out enjoying the formal and experiential brilliance of a radically transformed landscape. If so, here...
  • Holiday Guide 2014: 60 shows and concerts for your season

    Holiday Guide 2014: 60 shows and concerts for your season
    Before the polar vortex takes all the fun out of winter, there are plenty of ways to get out and celebrate the stories and sounds of the season. Below is just a partial list of some of the best in theater, dance and music – from traditional to...
  • Assorted 'Nutcrackers': Our list of 11 productions

    Assorted 'Nutcrackers': Our list of 11 productions
    So, you want to take the family to "The Nutcracker." If you have little dancers of your own, your choice is probably made. But if not, or if you want to branch out, where to go? Timing, location, price, and quantity and quality of artists might all be...
  • Pet escape: How to deal with it -- and prevent it

    Pet escape: How to deal with it -- and prevent it
    A California company is hoping to take the pet microchip to a new level: an implantable chip with GPS tracking. Although microchips have helped reunite countless lost pets and their owners in the 30 years since their introduction, they do have...
  • A sneak peek of Chicago's Fashion Focus 2014

    A sneak peek of Chicago's Fashion Focus 2014
    Chicago designer Christina Monley just returned from New York Fashion Week, where she opened new doors to her line of women's clothing, Christina Karin. "We picked up a few new great stores, including the Four Seasons shops," Monley said. Now Monley...
  • 'Miss Julie' opens Chicago International Film Festival

    'Miss Julie' opens Chicago International Film Festival
    Nobody will mistake this one for Al Pacino in "Stand Up Guys," or Uma Thurman in "Motherhood," to name two recent, featherweight Chicago International Film Festival opening-night selections. For its 50th edition, which begins Thursday and continues...
  • Runnicles subs impressively at CSO concert

    Runnicles subs impressively at CSO concert
    With a major European tour set to launch in less than a week, the last thing the Chicago Symphony Orchestra management needed was the sudden withdrawal of a guest conductor. That's what took place earlier this week when Jaap van Zweden canceled his...
  • Chicago film fest founder: 'I'm not going anywhere'

    Chicago film fest founder: 'I'm not going anywhere'
    Michael Kutza sliced through the crush with a smile. It's what he has done for decades. Well-wishers, sponsors, staffers, friends, filmmakers, moviegoers, people who say Chicago would be a culturally poorer place without him and people who say he's an...
  • Shakespeare Project of Chicago marks its 20th year

    Shakespeare Project of Chicago marks its 20th year
    The current production of William Shakespeare's "King Lear," playing through Nov. 9 at the handsome and justifiably renowned Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, stars Larry Yando as the increasingly delusional title character and features the...
  • City announces 2015 festival schedule

    City announces 2015 festival schedule
    The dates are in for next year’s round of city-sponsored festivals and civic gatherings. Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events¬†has announced several events, including: Creative Summit and Expo,¬†location to be announced:...