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  • Storm cuts short Grant Park concert

     Storm cuts short Grant Park concert
    Call it the Grant Park concert that almost was. As in soggy, man, soggy. The Wednesday night Grant Park Music Festival event was another exasperating – also losing, this time – wrangle with the storm gods that tests the resilience of the...
  • Chicago classical music recommendations

    Chicago classical music recommendations
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Cristian Macelaru leads a pair of popularly-priced classical concerts for family audiences in DuPage County. At 7:30 p.m. Friday, the program holds Mendelssohn's "Hebrides Overture," Tchaikovsky's "Romeo and Juliet" and the...
  • Concert review: Gabriel Cabezas victorious in Grant Park debut

     Concert review: Gabriel Cabezas victorious in Grant Park debut
    Gabriel Cabezas is the latest classical performer to be tested in the crucible of Chicago's weird summer weather, only to emerge victorious from the experience. The greatly gifted young cellist, a Chicago area native who turned 21 late last year, made...
  • Swans takes flight again and finds vindication

    Swans takes flight again and finds vindication
    As the first incarnation of his mighty (and mightily misunderstood) Swans was winding down in the late '90s, the band's founder and driving force, Michael Gira, expressed his frustration. "Loud, ugly, brutal — the idea follows us around that the...
  • Concert Review: Grant Park Orchestra performs Elgar's First

    Concert Review: Grant Park Orchestra performs Elgar's First
    In a few days we'll observe the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the incident that brought about the cataclysm of World War I. Austrian writer Stefan Zweig called the period from just before the war –...
  • Bob Mould concert at Millennium Park

    Bob Mould concert at Millennium Park
    Bob Mould’s at that age when he can write a song like “Hey Mr. Grey” with its command to “get off my lawn!” and have more in common with the curmudgeon yelling from the doorstep instead of the punk-rock kid in the front yard....
  • Kamin: Lucas museum faces 'battle royal' with lakefront advocates

    Kamin: Lucas museum faces 'battle royal' with lakefront advocates
    For more than a century, The Force -- as in the force of law -- has been with open space advocates as they battled to keep Chicago’s lakefront free of buildings. In 1909, Aaron Montgomery Ward won a historic court fight that kept the Field...
  • Concert review: Grant Park Orchestra thrills with 'Glagolitic Mass'

     Concert review: Grant Park Orchestra thrills with 'Glagolitic Mass'
    In recent years the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus under Carlos Kalmar have presented thrilling accounts of a number of large-scale works from outside the standard repertory, but their performance Friday night of Leos Janacek's "Glagolitic Mass"...
  • Alynda Lee Segarra is the best kind of riff raff

    Alynda Lee Segarra is the best kind of riff raff
    Alynda Lee Segarra is a twenty-something feminist singer-songwriter with a very old soul. The Americana artist is her own woman, all the while drawing on a mix of vintage and contemporary influences including Robert Johnson, the Carter Family, Townes...
  • Picnic pick-ups near 6 parks

    Picnic pick-ups near 6 parks
    Some people call it a picnic; I call it the perfect excuse to drink wine and pig out on cheese and olives outside in the middle of the day. Either way, there's always the question of where to pick up pre-picnic provisions. So you don't end up stuck with...
  • Nippy temps, but a warming opener for 80th Grant Park season

     Nippy temps, but a warming opener for 80th Grant Park season
    Time is most definitely out of joint locally when both the Grant Park and Ravinia festivals are up and running even though the Chicago Symphony Orchestra still has three more weeks of concerts before closing the books on its winter season. Adding to the...