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Eloise Marie Valadez

Cherry Orchard Festival is scheduled to present the Chicago premiere of the play "Brodsky/Baryshnikov," from Feb. 2 to 4, 2018 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Chicago.

The production is co-produced by The New Riga Theatre and Baryshnikov Productions. It will be performed in three cities, including Boston and Toronto. The play is a one-man show based on the poems of Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky. Baryshnikov will star in the show that will be performed in Russian with English subtitles. Tickets are $45 to $150. Call 312-334-7777.

Chicago Latino Music Festival

The 12th Chicago Latino Music Festival opens today and runs through Nov. 19. The festival will feature 11 concerts at various venues throughout the city. Among performers are Eduardo Fernandez, Daniel del Pino, Axiom Brass, Chicago Arts Orchestra, Luis Rafael Vivanco and more. Visit for more information.

'The Remembrandt' is extended

Steppenwolf Theatre Company recently extended the premiere production of "The Rembrandt." The play, by Jessica Dickey and directed by Hallie Gordon, will be performed though Nov. 11 at Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre. Among stars in the show are John Mahoney, Joe Dempsey, Ty Olwin, Karen Rodriguez and Gabriel Ruiz. Visit

Seger Postpones Tour

Musician Bob Seger recently announced that his current tour has been postponed due to a medical problem concerning his vertebrae. Seger was to have performed Nov. 17 at Allstate Arena. "I'm so disappointed to have to suspend the tour as the band is on a great roll. It's a privilege to play for our amazing fans. Hoping to be back out on the road very soon," he said, in a press release. Visit

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Eloise is A&E Editor and a food, entertainment and features writer for The Times, subjects she has covered for over two decades in and around the Region. She was the youngest of eight in a Chicago household filled with fantastic cooks and artists.