Archive for 'Theater and Dance'

175 Days to Love Chicago: 14th Annual Katherine Dunham Tribute

Katherine Dunham Celebrate the legacy of Chicago-born Katherine Dunham, a legendary dancer and choreographer who raised awareness of the cultures of the African diaspora. Be inspired by SpiritWing Dance Ensemble’s 14th Annual Katherine Dunham Tribute, a free admission dance performance, and our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Thursday, June 21.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Bollywood Dance for All!

Upbeat Bollywood music provides the soundtrack for an hour of hip shaking, shoulder shimmying fun at a Bollywood Dance for All, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Wednesday, June 20.

175 Days to Love Chicago: American Spanish Dance and Music Festival

Over 40 dancers and musicians bring the rhythms and passion of Spain to Chicago at the American Spanish Dance and Music Festival, June 14-24, and our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Thursday, June 14! 

175 Days to Love Chicago: TBS Just For Laughs Chicago

Parks & Recreation’s Aziz Ansari headlines two performances From June 12-17, some of the biggest names in comedy, including Conan O’Brien, Aziz Ansari, Vince Vaughan, Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt and Kevin Smith are performing in Chicago during the TBS Just for Laughs Chicago Comedy Festival, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Tuesday, June 12.

175 Days to Love Chicago: International Voices Project Offers International Theater

Enjoy a free play and discover the work of French playwright Fabrice Melquiot, part of the International Voices Project’s 2012 theater season, and our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Tuesday, May 29.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Chicago Kids & Kites Festival / Chicago Dramatists’ Saturday Series

Make your own colorful kite and let it soar and twist in the wind at the Kids & Kites Festival at Montrose Ave. and the lake in Lincoln Park, or hear a story unfold at a live reading of the new play Code Name: Cynthia at Chicago Dramatists’ Saturday Series. Either way, you’re in for [...]

175 Days to Love Chicago: Fable Festival

A newly established arts festival in Chicago’s charming Edgewater and Andersonville  neighborhoods makes magical worlds come alive through theater, storytelling and song.  Fable Festival, which runs through May 20, is our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Wednesday, May 16.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Motherhood the Musical

The joyous journey of becoming and being a Mom is the subject of the new show, Motherhood the Musical, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Wednesday, April 25. In honor of Chicago’s 175th birthday, $17.50 tickets are available for select performances with a special code, listed below.

175 Days to Love Chicago: 15th Annual Chicago Improv Fest

See The Playboys, an all-female improv comedy troupe at Chicago Improv Fest Get ready to laugh! The Chicago Improv Festival (CIF) is getting ready to kick-off its 15th annual festival presenting over 80 improv acts from around the world! This fantastic week-long fest happens at ten of the city’s great, affordable neighborhood comedy venues. Running April [...]

175 Days to Love Chicago: Collaboraction’s Sixty Miles to Silver Lake

Ethan Dubin (left) and Sean Bolger on the road…. (photo by Cesario Moza) Sit back and enjoy the ride as media-mixing, innovative theater company Collaboraction takes the wheel of Dan LeFranc’s award-winning play Sixty Miles to Silver Lake, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Sunday, April 22.