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  • March is marked by special dance events
    March is marked by special dance events
    National and international talent comes to Chicago’s Smart Bar on Clark Street for Daphne: A Women’s Movement.“This March, in celebration of women's history month, we bring together a diverse community of artists to lead a...
  • Joffrey’s "Unique Voices" has drama, jokes & a drawl
    Joffrey’s "Unique Voices" has drama, jokes & a drawl
    Last night, the Joffrey Ballet unveiled its aptly titled Unique Voices winter program featuring three distinctly different works by former Joffrey guest choreographers.“Each of the choreographers in the Unique Voices program is based in the...
  • Laura Marano and Leigh-Allyn Baker hits the red carpet.
    Laura Marano and Leigh-Allyn Baker at premiere of ‘Bad Hair Day’
    Just in time for Valentine’s Day weekend, a new original movie called “Bad Hair Day” makes its way to the Disney Channel. However, this isn’t a romantic flick, but it may have you falling in love with it and have you...
  • The Joffrey marks its Choreographers of Color winners with a winning show
    The Joffrey marks its Choreographers of Color winners with a winning show
    “Winning Works is an example of our commitment to nurturing and empowering the diverse voices and talent of young choreographers,” explains Joffrey Ballet Executive Director Greg Cameron of the company’s upcoming show that...
  • Duff Till Dawn
    ‘Duff Till Dawn’ premiere is ‘Ready, Set, Luau!’ on Food Network
    On Sunday night’s Food Network premiere episode of “Duff Till Dawn,” the episode was titled “Ready, Set, Luau!” Duff Goldman, aka the Ace of Cakes, has owned Charm City Cakes in Baltimore, Maryland since 2002 and is...
  • Series premiere: "Puss In Boots"
    'Puss In Boots' series premiere on Netflix
    “The Adventures of Puss In Boots,” the new cartoon on Netflix that is based on the character from the "Shrek" films, is a cute little series. Each episode is under 30 minutes long, so it shouldn't be too difficult to sit...
  • Season 5 premiere of "Downton Abbey"
    'Downton Abbey' season 5 premiere shows changing times
    "Downton Abbey" returned last night to premiere on PBS as part of Masterpiece Theater. If you watch last night's episode you will see that the Crawley family has made it into 1924 and is still going strong. When I saw this premiere,...
  • "Galavant" a success
    Premiere of 'Galavant' is funny success
    Lat night's premier of "Galavant" is like watching "The Pincess Bride's" evil twin. In the beginning, Sir Galavant falls in love with a peasant woman, and they make happy love with one another sometimes "thrice a...
  • Alaskan Bush People and dental care
    'Alaskan Bush People:' Season 2 premiere at the dentist
    In the season 2 premiere of "Alaskan Bush People," the Brown family is trying to head back into the bush. They have been residing in civilization and are ready for round two of life in the wild for the new season of their TV series. What...
  • Start the new year with new theater productions
    Start the new year with new theater productions
    Director Kimberly Senior makes her Goodman Theatre debut directing the Chicago premiere of Gina Gionfriddo’s Rapture, Blister, Burn from January 17 through February 22 in Goodman’sAlbertTheatre on 170 North Dearborn Street in Chicago....
  • Amazon's 'Mozart in the Jungle' is like nothing you've ever seen
    Amazon's 'Mozart in the Jungle' is like nothing you've ever seen
    Amazon’s “Mozart in the Jungle” might be the classiest, delightfully ratchet series to be given the green light. The dramedy follows the dysfunctional conductors, musicians, and board chairs of the New York Symphony, and is one...
  • "Keith Longhorn(s)" Revolution Couture
    Edison Ritchie 'Revolution Couture Native Fashion Week' coming Dec. 20, 2014
    Lakota (Oglala Sioux) fashion designer Edison Ritchie is producing the upcoming “Revolution Couture Native Fashion Week.” It will be held on Dec. 20, 2014 inside the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center at Rapid City, South Dakota. The...
  • The Millers
    The Millers returns for an all-new season
    One of the best new comedies of last season, The Millers returns for an all-new season.The series follows a recently divorced local roving news reporter looking forward to living the singles life until his parents' marital problems...
  • Elementary
    Elementary returns to the case with an all-new season
    CBS’s modern twist on the Sherlock Holmes mythology Elementary is back for its third season.The series followed former Scotland Yard consultant and addict Sherlock Holmes who travels to New York to check into a rehab center. Alongside him is...
  • Premiere plays hit Chicago stages this November
    Premiere plays hit Chicago stages this November
    “I’m excited to premiere my new play in Chicago at American Theater Company [ATC],” says Stephen Karam of the world premiere of The Humans starring Lance Baker, Hanna Dworkin, Keith Kupferer, Jean Moran, Kelly O’Sullivan,...