In the 1830s, Chicago, though still a village, had aspirations not only to become a city, but one with glorious parks as well.
Jazz aficionados should enjoy this year's City of Chicago Jazz Festival.
Cyndi Lauper performs a song from her new stage musical 'Kinky Boots' at Millennium Park on Monday for Broadway in Chicago's new season.
When I called my friend Myles to tell him I would be visiting L.A. during the Thanksgiving holiday, he said, "I want to take you to see the Walt Disney Concert Hall." He bragged, "Designed by the great architect Frank Gehry."
When dancer Robyn Mineko Williams joined her collaborator Terence Marling to create choreography for a stage adaption of storybook favorite "Harold and the Purple Crayon," her first homework was to read the book.
Two legendary and inspiring patrons of the arts --- Former Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley and Grand Rapids' Frederik Meijer --- passed away last week and while we mourn them, we also celebrate the rich legacies they left behind. They were visionaries and pragmatists who made big dreams come true.
Welcome to our special Thanksgiving Day edition enewser in which all you have to do today is eat well, make plans to shop, (possibly) cook, (maybe) drive somewhere and have fun! Shore Motoring Columnist Jim Jackson's idea of fun is driving Mr. Santa Claus in a red 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee in…
I haven't traveled that much, but enough to know that the Lake Michigan area has an edge on good design—from Frank Gehry's bridge to Millennium Park in Chicago to the wine-tasting e-vites from the GRAM, we are surrounded with eye candy. The force of attraction to beautiful things is particul…
Laura Latham and daughter Annelise, age 4, of Homewood, enjoy the splash pad at Millenium Park in Homewood, which is free to Homewood and Flossmoor residents.
Ciara Raybon and son Jordan, age 5, of Hazel Crest, enjoy the splash pad at Millenium Park in Homewood, which is open daily.
HOMEWOOD | The splash pad at Millennium Park, 18600 S. Harwood Ave., is available from 10 a.m. to noon, 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. daily.
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Collaboraction is a trippy, off-Loop theater with a growing reputation for staging "experiences" for private and corporate galas on the side. Clients include Jockey, Starcom and Heineken, but the Jeff-winning company is happy to crash smaller bashes.
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