Recap: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Gala 2015 Honoring Simon Callow, Phylicia Rashād and ITW

Spirit of Shakespeare Honorees David and Ros Parry, Phylicia Rashād, Simon Callow and Chair of the Chicago Shakespeare Theater Board of Directors, Sheli Z. Rosenberg (Photo by Daniel Ribar)

Spirit of Shakespeare Honorees David and Ros Parry, Phylicia Rashād, Simon Callow and Chair of the Chicago Shakespeare Theater Board of Directors, Sheli Z. Rosenberg (Photo by Daniel Ribar)

The Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) and 350 guests raised $1.2 million for the organization’s Chicago Shakespeare in Urban Communities initiatives at GALA 2015. These […]

Recap: Chicago Artists Coalition’s Starving Artist 2015 Event

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Installation by Tori Terzakis at Starving Artist 2015. (Photo credit: Greg Rothstein)

Chicago Artists Coalition (CAC)’s Starving Artist annual benefit was held on June 25, 2015 at Venue One in the West Loop. The unique event paired the city’s most inspiring visual artists with its most innovative culinary talent and created installations for […]

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra And Sarah McLachlan Perform For The CSOA 26th Annual Corporate Night Benefit

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Corporate Night featuring Sarah Mclachlan

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra Corporate Night featuring Sarah Mclachlan © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015

The League of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) held its 26 annual Corporate Night Benefit on Tuesday, June 16 at the Symphony Center. Nearly 600 corporate guests attended the fundraiser to support the CSOA and its diverse programming.

The […]

Royal Ballet Of London Begins American Tour In Chicago

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The Royal Ballet of London returns to Chicago this month with their critically acclaimed performance of Principal Dancer Carlos Acosta’s “Don Quixote.” Under the leadership of Kevin O’Hare, the company will make its Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University debut as part of a three-city U.S. tour which also includes The […]

37th Annual Spotlight Ball In Chicago Raises Over $800,000 For Hubbard Street Dance

Zachary Enquist, Jules Joseph, Lucas Crandall, Adrienne Lipson, Michael Gross, Alicia Delgadillo, Brandon Lee Alley, and Natalie Leibert (Photo credit: Robert F. Carl)

Hubbard Street Board Chair Ellis Regenbogen, Hubbard Street Board President Sara Albrecht, and Hubbard Street Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton. (Photo credit: Robert F. Carl)

Contemporary dance company Hubbard Street Dance Chicago held its Season 37 Spotlight Ball on Monday, June 1 at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park. Over 450 guests were in attendance […]

SAIC’s The Walk Raises Over $500,000 For Student Scholarships in Chicago

Emcee of the evening Art Institute of Chicago David and Mary Winton Green Curator Gloria Groom, President of the School of the Art Institute Walter Massey and Legend of Fashion honoree Diane Pernet. (Photo credit: Robert Carl)

Design by SAIC Senior Zhi Chen (Photo credit: Robert Carl)

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is worldly recognized as a premier school for fostering some of the most creative minds out there. The school offers programs in art, design, and writing –but when May rolls around every year, the […]

Erasing the Distance Presents: Veterans Voices

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(Photo credit: erasingthedistance.org)

Erasing the Distance (ETD) will present their second production of their 2015 season, VETERANS VOICES, beginning May 19th. The play, directed by ETD Company Member Heather Bodie, features five storytellers – each with a unique perspective and voice – talk about the devastating and varied effects of post-traumatic stress disorder […]

Chicago Rhythm Fest’s Culminating Performance At The Auditorium Theatre

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Chicago Human Rhythm Project (Photo credit: ProPhotoSTL)

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University presents the culminating performance of the city-wide Chicago Rhythm Fest, a showcase of events, mini-concerts and panel discussions celebrating the diversity of the percussive arts, highlighting five of the city’s premier dance groups. Led by Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), […]

Lila Downs To Perform At The Auditorium Theatre

Lila Downs (Photo credit: Elena Pardo)

Lila Downs (Photo credit: Johnny Lopera)

As a special addition to its historic 125th Anniversary Season, the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University and the Mariachi Heritage Foundation co-present Grammy-winner and world-renowned singer Lila Downs on May 6, 2015.

Downs’ music reflects an eclectic sound of folk and ranchera genres of Mexico and South […]

Chicago Weekend Guide: April 17 – 19, 2015

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Here are a few events in Chicago happening this weekend that give back!

Friday, April 17, 2015

Empty Bowls at Lillstreet Art Center

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Lillstreet Art Center is hosting the 8th Annual Empty Bowls Event to benefit First Slice Pie Cafe. This is part of a nationwide, grassroots effort called The […]

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