Review: Midnight Circus

On Friday night, we went to see Midnight Circus in Welles Park. It’s a circus that performs in parks throughout Chicago during the early fall. The circus started in 2007 to show people some awesome circus while raising money for the Park System. It’s a kid friendly circus in a tent. They encourage families to bring blankets, etc. so the […]

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Museum Catalog 5

The good folks at That Belongs in a Museum have posted Catalog 5 for their October 1st event. Check it out:

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Review: King Lear

Earlier this week, we saw King Lear at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. This was one of the last tragedies that I had neither seen before nor read. Also, this production ticked off another on my list of Shakespearean plays to see. I was rather pleased by the production. Spoilers ahead. I’m always fascinated with the […]

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Review: 1925 Ben Hur

On Tuesday, I went to see 1925 production of Ben Hur with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Stephen Copeland, formerly of the Police. As readers of my blog know, I’m a big fan of silent films and will take any opportunity to see silent films on the large screen. It’s so much more fun that […]

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Monday night, we went to see “Explorers” as part of Chicago Ideas Week. It was my first time at any Chicago Ideas Week. The event felt modeled after TED. Speakers had about 15.5 minutes to speak on their topic. Anyway, the event was fantastic. Five people talked about their crazy adventures in the skies, in […]

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Review: Alice

This weekend, we attended/participated the production of Alice by the Neo Futurists and Upended Productions. It’s a novel piece that is very much a walking tour around Andersonville. It was a lot of fun. Alice in Wonderland is one of my favorite books and I really enjoy any opportunity to see an adaptation of it. […]

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