RECOMMENDED Where: Teatro Vista at Steppenwolf 1700 Theatre, 1700 N. Halsted St. When: through May 28 Tickets: $15-$50 Phone: 312-335-1650 By ANNE SPISELMAN Theater Critic When I first read about Teatro Vista’s world premiere of Sandra Delgado’s “La Havana Madrid” at Steppenwolf’s 1700 Theatre, I thought it was going to be the story of the […]
By M.L. RANTALA Classical Music Critic What: “My Fair Lady” Where: Lyric Opera, 20 N. Wacker Dr. When: Through May 21 Tickets: Lyricopera.org Run, don’t walk, to get tickets for Lyric Opera of Chicago’s production of “My Fair Lady.” It is bursting with warmth, joy, and laughter from beginning to end. You’ll go home humming, […]
By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Downtown Hyde Park is celebrating First Thursdays from Thursday, May 4, through Thursday, Nov. 2, this year. The event includes discounts, dining, and music at 40 plus participating stores and restaurants. The monthly events are in collaboration with University of Chicago (U. of C.), the Southeast Chicago Commission (SECC) and […]
By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Former President Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama will be joining Mayor Rahm Emanuel and community leaders for a roundtable discussion centered on the Barack Obama Presidential Center (OPC), Wednesday morning, May 3, at the South Shore Cultural Center 7059 S. Shore Dr. The discussion serves as an opportunity for […]
By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Fifth and sixth graders at the Ancona School, 4770 S. Dorchester Ave., will host a climate march and rally on Friday, May 5, at Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington St. Each year Ancona students have an integrated science and social studies unit and the climate march and rally is a […]
By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Indivisible Chicago – South Side, the local arm of the national Indivisible movement will host its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday night, May 1, at First Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave. This month’s meeting will feature remarks by Illinois State Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie (D-25).