Tag: "arts"

Alvin Ailey Chicago

Alvin Ailey Chicago

March 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

One more show day for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre at the Auditorium Theatre. These new programs showcase the company’s diversity and blends of style. The modern, African, jazz and ballet techniques are amazing. This season the company is masterfully displaying how social movements and the arts can create conversation and change. Artistic Director, […]

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Cool Family Fun at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Cool Family Fun at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater

July 19, 2011 | Comments (3)

We always enjoy the Chicago Shakespeare Theater.   When we were invited to review the new CST Family production of Pinocchio, we immediately grabbed four tickets.   When the lights went down, I spent the first few minutes admiring the actors and set.  The story we all know has been reimagined with original songs and music, and a mix […]

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Dot and Ziggy charms the smaller set

Dot and Ziggy charms the smaller set

May 15, 2011 | Comments (2)

If it were a normal night, the lobby theater would have inspired moans and groans from regular theater patrons. Babies were crying, moms were nursing, toddlers were running here, there and everywhere. But on a Friday morning at 10 a.m., these sights and sounds were just fine. At the Chicago Children’s Theatre production of Dot […]

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summer art camp craft

The Arts Come Alive at Summer Art Camp

August 22, 2010 | Comments (2)

Arts and crafts has long been a summer camp staple, but imagine a camp where kids paint, draw, dance, and create with professional artists in real studios and galleries. That is precisely the experience that the Oak Park Arts District Summer Art Camp offers. The Oak Park Arts District is an organization of the myriad business located along nine […]

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