Here’s one way to think about the Ravinia Music Box, the new, high-tech attraction that debuted this month in its own building on the festival grounds: it takes the legendary music venue back to its earliest days. In 1904, when Ravinia first opened, it was an amusement park, intended to drum up passengers for a […]
A year after the shutdown, they’re bringing it back.
Marin Alsop takes on a newly created role at the music festival.
Ravinia debuts its new “experience center” with an exhibit devoted to Leonard Bernstein.
This summer’s Highland Park highlights include Queen Latifah, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Michael McDonald and Chaka Khan, Kesha, T.I., Buddy Guy, Jennifer Hudson, and Lyle Lovett.
The composer gave Hitchcock’s films much of their menace.
Also, Jim DeRogatis asks why the music industry has given R. Kelly a free pass despite numerous sexual misconduct allegations.
Leftist comedy in Monkey Wrench, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf: The Good Parts, and more happenings 7/31-8/3
Also, three CPS students wrote an open letter thanking Chance the Rapper.
Fed Up Fest, Chicago Poetry Block Party, and more happenings from July 29-31.
Detention Hall, Activate: Smell, and more happenings from July 11-14.
Pride Parade, a sausage fest, a vegan fest, and eight more cool things to do in Chicago this weekend.
The curving streets of the affluent north suburbs are lined with midcentury-modern marvels and the locations of John Hughes movies.
Also, the Chicago Tribune endorses Mike Madigan’s primary challenger, and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces its Navy Pier expansion.
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