Fifth Third Bank Family Pavilion at Navy Pier Opens for Business

Navy Pier, Chicago’s iconic, year-round lakefront destination, will debut its newly renovated Fifth Third Bank Family Pavilion this Memorial Day weekend. A key element of the Pier’s ongoing Centennial Vision redevelopment, the Pavilion, which stretches more than 200,000 square feet from the west main entrance of the Pier to WBEZ, is now a hub of more than 50 Chicago-centric experiences that showcase and represent the city’s best offerings in dining, entertainment, retail and more. Read more

Creative Coworking Partners with Fierce Productions for Bi-Monthly “Parlor” Event at Historic Colvin House

Creative Coworking announces its new, event series, “The Parlor,” presented in partnership with Fierce Productions. On Fridays, April 6June 1August 3October 5December 7, The Parlor presents interactive performances of dance, music, and theatre. Set in the historic Colvin House, The Parlor is a variety show inspired by the salons de Paris of the 1800s. A salon is defined as a gathering of people under the roof of an inspiring host, held partly to amuse one another and partly to refine the taste and expand the knowledge of the participants through conversation. Read more

Showbiz Nation LIVE! Interview with Creative Jazz Legend KAHIL EL’ZABAR

Dr. El’Zabar discusses his upcoming compositions for HERE HEAR CHICAGO, a new site-specific project series that incorporates art, design and performance; also showcasing works by world-renowned contemporary artist Nick Cave and international architect and MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang. Performances are Sept. 13, 16 & 17, 2007. Read more

Joffrey Ballet opens season with “Romeo & Juliet” – multimedia story ballet as part of Shakespeare 400 Chicago, Oct. 13-23

The Joffrey Ballet launches its 2016-2017 season with the return of Polish National Ballet Director Krzysztof Pastor’s popular Romeo & Juliet, which mesmerized audiences at its Chicago premiere in spring 2014. Romeo & Juliet is presented in 10 performances only at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 East Congress Parkway, October 13-23, 2016. Read more

Introducing rhythm – the Smart Dancing Shoes Helping Break The Curse of Two Left Feet

The smart shoes sync with an app to provide interactive dance lessons for all.

The phrase ‘put on your dancing shoes’ has just taken on an exciting new meaning, as a brand new pair of smart shoes hit the market with the ability to teach the wearer to dance using nothing but gentle vibrations. Great for those who want to add a new skill to their repertoire, the shoes are also an ideal accessory for those looking to get fit in a fun new way. Read more

Grand Opening Weekend for Chicago’s Newest Development NEWCITY

unnamed (64)Bucksbaum Retail Properties LLC and Structured Development LLC announce the Grand Opening weekend festivities for Chicago’s NEWCITY.  The long awaited development includes retail, dining, entertainment and residential living as well as an upscale grocer.  NEWCITY is located in the heart of Lincoln Park at 1457 N. Halsted Street, at the intersection of Clybourn Avenue and Halsted Street. Read more

Harris Theater Presents WORLD PREMIERE of “Tesseracts of Time”

2-7The Harris Theater for Music and Dance is proud to present the world premiere of Tesseracts of Time; a brand new collaboration by renowned choreographer Jessica Lang and celebrated architect Steven Holl, performed by Jessica Lang Dance and commissioned by the Chicago Architecture Biennial. After being called a “can’t miss” performance by the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Magazine, and many other publications, this is a premier highlight of the Fall dance season, arriving at the Harris on Friday, November 6 at 8PM. Full program is below.  Read more

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