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“David Bowie is” Exhibition

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The “David Bowie is” exhibition is taking a world tour to bring fans the unique story of David Bowie. The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago has honorably been chosen as the U.S. location for this tour. Fans can expect to see original costumes, photography, archived performances, and much more. The objects will tell the story of how this influential …

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Pal Joey

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NOW PLAYING – May 26, 2013 Porchlight Theatre at Stage 773 1225 W Belmont, Chicago Wabash Avenue, Chicago, 1939. Joey Evans, a brash, scheming song-and-dance man elbows his way into a job at a south side nightclub and is soon juggling the affections of a naive shop girl and a wealthy society dame whom he hopes will set him up …

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Big Fish

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Most of us can relate to the stories being told from father to son as childhood is made a little bit sweeter with stories of the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus. Most children don’t learn to listen to their parents until they get older, so from the perspective of the boy, his dad’s stories were nothing to take to heart. …

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Billie Holiday Returns in “Lady Day”

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The talented actress, Alexis J. Rogers, is bringing Billie Holiday back to life in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill. This historic jazz concert will be held in Chicago as presented by Porchlight Music Theatre. If you enjoy soulful music, this is definitely a must-see performance! Details What: Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill Where: Porchlight Music Theatre …

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“Kinky Boots” The New Musical by Harvey Fierstein

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CHICAGO WORLD PREMIERE AND PRE-BROADWAY Kinky Boots opened October 17, 2012 at the Bank of America Theatre (18 West Monroe Street) and plays through Nov. 4, 2012. From Grammy Award-winning pop icon CYNDI LAUPER and four-time Tony Award winner HARVEY FIERSTEIN comes the exhilarating new musical KINKY BOOTS, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner JERRY MITCHELL. Charlie Price has …

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Bright Promises Foundation: Boka Group Catering

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The Bright Promises Foundation is the only independent public foundation in Illinois solely dedicated to funding programs for children. They create opportunities for Illinois children to reach their full promise and potential. So It was a special night of fine dinging and music at an elegant Lincoln Park home designed by Roger Owen on Howe Street on Saturday, September 22. I loved …

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Azealia Banks Releases Album Cover

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Up and coming rapper Azealia Banks released the album cover to her first album “1991″ recently. The cover reminds me of Grace Jones and her unique look, but with Azealia’s personal spin on things. I’ve been following Azealia’s status in the music and fashion world since earlier this year. So far she’s been featured in V magazine, Dossier Journal, Love …

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Amy Winehouse’s Latest Album Released Yesterday

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It’s has been months since Amy Winehouse’s tragic early death shook the music community, but yesterday marked the release of her first posthumous album, “Lioness: Hidden Treasures”. The album shows a lighter side of Amy and a more retro vibe than seen on previous works. Some songs are songs recorded years before Amy passed, but never made it to an …

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Stehpen Sondheim: Chicago Tribune Literary Prize

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It was a fun day of culture for me on Sunday to attend the Chicago Humanities Festival at Symphony Center. Of course we all know that the arts have an influence on one another. Stephen Sondheim was interviewed by Tribune Theater Critic, Chris Jones on his Literary Prize from the Chicago Tribune. Yes, you know his large body of work …

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