Dame Kiri Te Kanawa will sing poems by Emily Dickinson newly set to music by Jake Heggie at Ravinia tonight.
Tonight and tomorrow, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra plays the score of the second film in the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy alongside a high-tech screening.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, August 15
Between now and Wednesday, your live-music options include Mouthbreathers, Maxim Vengerov, Alasdair Roberts, Future Bible Heroes, We Are Scientists, and the Hecks.
Pride Weekend 2013: It’s not just about the parade.
Mayor Rahm’s spending so much cash on his hotel/DePaul basketball arena scheme that he’s got no money to buy toilet paper or librarians for the schools.
Ravinia Festival does a big Magic Flute in the little Martin Theatre
On the ugly, obtrusive underpass at Ravinia Festival
A Good Man: Bill T. Jones, a documentary on the artistic process from Chicago directors Gordon Quinn and Bob Hercules, airs tonight on PBS.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
Archers of Loaf, Yob, Tinariwen, Mount Moriah, Emmylou Harris, and other notable shows
Loose Dudes, LL Cool J, Hall & Oates, and other notable shows
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Rufus Wainwright, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Jamey Johnson, Boris, Crystal Castles, Ty Segall, and more
Ravinia Festival offers two-for-one tickets to angry gala patrons.
The little hill that faces the main entrance to the Ravinia pavilion, Highland Park, Illinois