Shows I’ll vicariously enjoy.
Thursday, May 13 Les Femmes all-women showcase benefit for Humor Heals at Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln, with Felicia Michaels, Margaret Smith, Amy Foster, Sheila Rivera, and Elizabeth Beckwith. Fresh Mugs Group Gooseberry showcase at Subterranean hosted by Marc Maron. :30 Power Stand-up showcase at Zanies (on Wells) hosted by Mike Lukas, with Dave Coulier, […]
This annual showcase features work by generally unknown pro, semipro, and student directors, who offer their interpretation of scripts ranging from established classical and contemporary selections to untested material. Each night presents a different program consisting of two or three one-acts, as shown in the listings below. Bailiwick Repertory, Bailiwick Arts Center, 1229 W. Belmont, […]
This showcase of international performance features clowns, monologuists, cabaret singers, stage magicians, dancers, and even a cantor. Performers from Chicago are augmented by artists from around the U.S.–New York to California and Minnesota to Hawaii–as well as from Russia, Brazil, and Canada. Produced, as it was last year, by John T. Mills and James Ellis, […]
Gicago Gospel Festival offers performances on two stages in Grant Park; the Early/Day Stage (Jackson and Lake Shore Drive), and the Petrillo Music Shell. For information call 744-3312. Saturday EARLY/DAY Stage NOON Rance Allen Group 12:55 Tyrone Block & Love‚ Salvation & Devotion 1:40 The Anointed Ones 2:10 Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Gospel Choir 2:30 […]
Chicago Blues Festival offers performances on three stages in Grant Park: the Front Porch Stage (Columbus and Jackson), the Crossroads Stage (Jackson and Lake Shore Drive), Juke Joint Stage (Columbus and Monroe) and the Petrillo Music Shell. For information call 744-3312. FRIDAY FRONT PORCH STAGE Noon Otha Turner Fife & Drum Group 12:30 Armando Sanchez […]
The second annual African Film Festival, by Columbia College’s Department of Film and Video, concludes this weekend, Friday through Sunday, April 26 through 28. All screening’s are free at the Ferguson Theater, 600 S. Michigan, the Collins Theater, 624 S. Michigan, and the Hokin Hall Theater, 623 S. Wabash. For more information call 663-1600, ext. […]
The 12th annual edition of the Chicago Latino Film Festival, produced by Chicago Latino Cinema and Columbia College, runs from Friday, April 12, through Monday, April 22. Film and video screenings will be at the Village, 1548 N. Clark; at Facets Multimedia Center, 1517 W. Fullerton; at Northeastern Illinois Univ. Heritage Room, 55OO N. Saint […]