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A Clown Car Named Desire

Old TownIt’s a revue.  There’s singing.  There’s dancing.  There’s improv.  There are skits.  There are laughs.  There are a lot of laughs. The Second City e.t.c.’s newest show, its 37th revue, A Clown Car...

Blue Man Group - Still crazy (and awesome) after all these years

LakeviewEvery city has a list of "must try" experiences.  After 15 years, the Blue Man Group counts as one of those iconic Chicago experiences.  Since October 1997 this quirky, one-of-a-kind show has filled...

Podcast Friday - This Year's Lineup So Far

ChicagoToday is Podcast Friday and being that we are half way through the year, wow did that go by fast, and I’ve decided today I’m going to put a list of the podcast I’ve already spotlighted.  There are...

Chicago Features The 2013 Eye On India Festival

Whenever possible, in the arts, I’ll try to spotlight events not only pertaining to indie films, literature, music, art, etc., but also I’ll try to show the diversity of cultures in Chicago and...

Otherworld Theater Company Presents Fahrenheit 451: June 7th - 9th 2013

“Hello, my name is Tiff-TheFemGeek- Tate and I am a Ray Bradbury fan. “ Yes this would probably be an opening statement at a RBA (Ray Bradbury Anonymous) meeting and the thing is I’m sure some true...

Homecoming 1972

River WestI was invited to bring a friend to see the latest production at Chicago Dramatists, Homecoming 1972, on opening night. Having now seen two shows at Chicago Dramatists, the uniquely staged Southbridge...
Steve Dahl

Steve Dahl, Kevin Matthews and more at The Park West

Chicago, Downtown, Lincoln ParkAs someone who has been working as a radio personality for a few decades (hey, I started when I was 3!) I have much admiration for Steve Dahl's amazing career.  And as a podcaster (Cara's Basement) I...

Ravinia Festival is packed with great performances this summer

Highland ParkThere is something spectacular about listening to music outside on a warm summer night.  Especially where the scenery is lovely and you can even bring along your own food and drinks.  Ravinia...

Double-Shot Showcase Every Thursday At J.J. Java Cafe In Evanston

EvanstonI love finding new places to discover artists, musicians, comedians, actors - you get where I’m going with this. Today’s article will be just that, introducing you to a place to discover new…...

Cure Cabin Fever with this Weekend's Event Lineup

If you've been feeling pent-up from this week's never-ending monsoon, check out this weekend's lineup of events--it'll be sure to cure your cabin fever. CIMM FEST: Get your movie and music fix in...

Face your (Theatrical) Fears in Chicago with Fear Experiment Five

Lincoln Park Hey Chicago, have you ever wanted to sing, dance, or do improv? Do you lack any (or all) of the skills and training to make this dream a reality?  Yes, you say? Then you're perfect for Mac 'n Cheese...

Podcast Friday - Drinking and Writing Radio Station

Today's Podcast Friday spotlight is the Drinking and Writing Brewery Radio Show. It's a show that D&W uses to not only talk about brew and brewing but also to present the productions of shows in...
Catch Me If You Can

Frank Abagnale, Jr.: Catch Him While You Can

The LoopIf you've seen the movie "Catch Me If You Can" you might recognize the name Frank Abagnale, Jr. His shenanigans as a young con man were captured on screen by Leonardo DiCaprio. Whether he was a...

This Friday: Archer Live at Chicago Theatre

Chicago, Downtown, The LoopIf danger is your middle name and sarcastic spies are your preferred entertainment, you're in for a blast as The Chicago Theatre hosts the cast of the spy comedy Archer for Archer Live! For those...

$39 Tickets to Priscilla Queen Of The Desert

The LoopThe hit Broadway musical "Priscilla Queen Of The Desert" will be touring through Chicago shortly. The multi-Tony award winning show will be at the Auditorium Theatre from March 19 - March 30. Main...

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