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Special to the TribuneThis past summer, Chicago's About Face Theatre snagged a $200,000 grant from The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund (U.S.A.), which made this relatively young troupe the envy of the off-Loop theater community. The funds are to be disbursed over...
Lush Life 226 E. Ontario St. 312-649-5874 I used to visit all the very gay places Those come what may places Where one relaxes on the axis Of the wheel of life To get the feel of life From jazz and cocktails -Opening lyrics from "Lush Life" Sights:...
Tribune Arts CriticThere's no telling whether the broad listening public ever will recognize the originality and sonic allure of the Union Trio. But until it does, the band's most fervent admirers will brave inclement weather, snow-packed parking places and just about any...
Tribune Arts CriticPianist Jason Moran often sounds as if he wants to convey more ideas than his 10 remarkably accomplished fingers can articulate. So when Moran is playing at full tilt, as he was over the weekend at the Green Mill Jazz Club, his music skitters...
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++++++++++++++++++++ || Upcoming events: • Metro • Double Door • House of Blues • The Vic • Green Mill • Jazz Showcase • HotHouse • Davenport's • Empty Bottle • Schubas • Abbey Pub • Martyrs' || ++++++++++++++++++++ The big-ticket shows of...
++++++++++++++++++++ || Find more jazz: - Sept. - Oct. - Nov. - Dec. - HotHouse - Jazz Showcase - Green Mill Make a night of it. Find: - Recommended dining - Recommended bars || ++++++++++++++++++++ By any measure, the coming jazz season...
Here's how to do the Jazz Fest right: How to get there: Use public transportation. To find out how to get to Grant Park from where you are, call the RTA at 312-836-7000, or visit www.transitchicago.com. But even when there's nothing going on, parking...
At age 88, Chicagoan Franz Jackson isn't merely a sublimely creative jazz musician, he's an invaluable link to an earlier era in the music's history. So when Jackson takes the stage, as he did over the weekend at the Green Mill Jazz Club, he offers...
Tribune staff writerThe Amish country of central Illinois is about as far away from Chicago as you can get without resorting to time travel. The area around the towns of Arcola, Arthur and Sullivan has much more than Amish farms, though. You'll find a museum dedicated to...
Tribune Arts CriticIn recent years, alto saxophonist Greg Osby has been cast as a jazz radical, thanks largely to his forays into certain aspects of hip-hop. To those who wish jazz would follow current musical fashions, Osby's collaborations with rappers and deejays...
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