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Windy City Playhouse presents 'King Liz,' a story of women empowerment and overcoming the social constructions of race and gender. Leading Lady Lanise Shelley shared the importance of this show and how she relates to her character, Liz Rico. more

Jun 13, 2017 9:00 AM Influencers

Theater company Windy City Playhouse has been hard at work rehearsing their current stage production King Liz, which plays through July 16. more

Jun 9, 2017 12:00 PM Influencers


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Last week, Chicago Woman hosted the Generation J event with the Auxilary Board for the Joffrey Ballet in celebration of Global Visionaries. more

May 12, 2017 12:00 AM Social

Artist of the Week: Nicole Cabell

Nicole Cabell, 2005 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World, is a talented lyric soprano whose career has taken her to many of the most important opera and concert halls in the world. more

Apr 17, 2017 9:00 AM Profiles

Forget those pesky April showers, grab your umbrella and come out for one or two, or all of these enthralling, educational and entertaining cultural events! more

Apr 1, 2017 12:00 PM Arts + Culture

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Tim Nickodemus

Kasia Houlihan is a Chicago-based artist who works in a variety of media in an effort to get at the experience of relating. Through her work, she chips away at the concepts of closeness, communication and connectivity. more

Mar 20, 2017 12:00 PM Profiles

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Back by popular demand, UrbanTheater Company announces the extension of the longest-running Spanish play in Off-Broadway history: La Gringa. more

Jan 5, 2017 9:00 AM New + Noteworthy

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After spending the last few days testing the capacity of our stomachs, now it's time to get out there and burn it all off. Kick off the celebration of the winter holidays with these fun things to do in Chicago this weekend! more

Nov 25, 2016 12:00 PM Things To Do

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Left: The Last Lakota Horse Raid by Rhonda Holy Bear (photo © Tom Tallant). Right: Red Owl’s Sacrifice by Chris Pappan (photo © John Weinstein, The Field Museum).

The Field Museum has opened two new exhibitions that feature contemporary Native American artists and their work. more

Nov 17, 2016 12:00 PM Arts + Culture

As Executive Director of Snow City Arts, Carrie Spitler is dedicated to arts education for hospitalized children, ensuring continued exposure to creative arts and projects while in treatment. more

Nov 7, 2016 3:00 PM Profiles

ArcLight Cinemas, Women in Film Chicago and IFP will be presenting Women in Entertainment Chicago this Monday—a panel discussion with prominent members of the Chicago film community. more

Oct 23, 2016 7:00 PM Arts + Culture

Female playwright, Melissa Ross, celebrates the world premiere of "A Life Extra Ordinary," this October. Melissa talks on inspiration, message and the experience of watching her play come to life on stage. more

Oct 17, 2016 3:00 PM Influencers

From Chicago Ideas Week to Shakespearean twist, The Bardy Bunch, this culture watch covers shows and events in the city for enlightenment and entertainment. more

Oct 11, 2016 6:00 PM Arts + Culture


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From plays to new art exhibitions featuring big names like Lupe Fiasco, there is something inspiring and fun happening in the city to close out September 2016. more

Sep 20, 2016 9:00 AM Arts + Culture

Not only does this play, written by María Irene Fornés and directed by Tony Adams, have feminist themes but it carries feminism into its casting. Head out to the Halcyon theater between August 18, 2016 and October 8, 2016 to enjoy the show! more

Aug 17, 2016 5:00 PM Arts + Culture

Looking for things to do whilst the warm month remain? We've got you covered with a lineup of things you can do around the city, from art shows to going to the theater. more

Aug 11, 2016 5:00 PM Arts + Culture

Indie Tangle Arts Festival holds its very 1st kick off event at Fulton Street Collective to celebrate Chicago's many talented and independent artists. more

Jul 26, 2016 12:00 PM Social Life


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The Field Museum announces new exhibition "Antarctic Dinosaurs," made possible by a $5.5 million grant from the Kenneth C. Charitable Fund. more

Jul 8, 2016 2:00 PM New + Noteworthy

Like our fashion choices, our personal taste in art is another thing that makes us unique. CEO and president of Amdur Productions Amy Amdur suggests checking out juried art fests to get artwork that is as unique as your fingerprint. more

Jul 4, 2016 5:00 PM Sponsored Content

The James Hotel Chicago and Johalla Projects get together for a night of drinks and art as they celebrate the launch of James Public Art Chicago. more

Jul 4, 2016 2:00 PM Social Life

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