Articles by Barbara Keer

Candide Review - Looking for the Best of all Possible Worlds

Candide Review - Looking for the Best of all Possible Worlds The Goodman Theatre begins the celebration of its 10th year with the opening of "Candide", a production that my husband and I waited years to see

Detroit Review - A Play About Yesterday and Today

Detroit Review - A Play About Yesterday and Today Detroit, by Lisa D'Amour, opens Steppenwolf Theatre's 2010 season, thought provoking and compelling

Symi Greece Review – Rugged and Beautiful

Symi Greece Review – Rugged and Beautiful Rugged and beautiful, Symi, eighteen miles from Rhodes, was filled with surprises

Light Opera Works Carousel Review – Revived and Relevant

Light Opera Works Carousel Review – Revived and Relevant Light Opera Works revives Rogers and Hammerstein's Carousel in a powerful, moving production

Rhodes Greece Review – Discovering A Different World

Rhodes Greece Review – Discovering A Different World Visiting the island of Rhodes in Greece, we discovered a place that felt like a different world

Context Athens Review - Opening the Door to Greece

Context Athens Review - Opening the Door to Greece Because of "Context Athens" our one full day in Athens, Greece offered us an understanding of ancient Greece and set a context for the rest of our trip

Zurich Switzerland Review - Inspiring

Zurich Switzerland Review - Inspiring A picturesque landscape dotted with church spires, important history and a warm welcome make visiting Zurich Switzerland a great experience

Hedwig Dances Review – Hedwig Dances’ 25th Anniversary Season New Works

Hedwig Dances Review – Hedwig Dances’ 25th Anniversary Season New Works The Hedwig Dances' 25th Anniversary Season New Works was a new experience

deca RESTAURANT+BAR Review- Casual and Elegant

deca RESTAURANT+BAR Review- Casual and Elegant Our dinner at deca RESTAURANT + BAR at the newly renovated Ritz-Carlton, a Four Seasons Hotel, was a lovely experience we expect to repeat soon

Life's Journey Times Three - What Happened to Wallenberg?

Life's Journey Times Three - What Happened to Wallenberg? Marvin Makinen and Ari Kaplan have been attempting to determine the real fate of Raoul Wallenberg. They are slowly uncovering critical information

Celebrating SUE at The Field Museum Review - Happy 10th Birthday!

Celebrating SUE at The Field Museum Review - Happy 10th Birthday! SUE, the world's most complete, well preserved T-Rex, has been at The Field Museum for ten years. How old is she? Visit, celebrate and learn more about her

Sizwe Banzi is Dead Review - "Your papers are not in order"

Sizwe Banzi is Dead Review - "Your papers are not in order" Chicago's Court Theater concludes its 55th season with "Sizwe Banzi is Dead", a powerful, compelling production

The Illinois Holocaust Museum Review – Happy First Birthday

The Illinois Holocaust Museum Review – Happy First Birthday Receiving its hundreth thousandth visitor on its birthday, April 19th, the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center is fully functioning

Three Decembers Review – Chicago Opera Theater’s Coup

Three Decembers Review – Chicago Opera Theater’s Coup Three Decembers, written by Jake Heggie for Frederica von Stade, brings Chicago Opera Theater's season and Ms von Stade's career to a beautiful conclusion

Bistro Bordeaux Review - Brunch is Served

Bistro Bordeaux Review - Brunch is Served Our friends loved the new French restaurant, Bistro Bordeaux in Evanston, and now we know why

Eclectica Review - A Fabulous Evening of Joffrey Ballet

Eclectica Review - A Fabulous Evening of Joffrey Ballet Eclectica concludes The Joffrey Ballet's season with a mixed repertory program. Choreographers Jessica Lang and James Kudelka received a standing ovation for their world premieres

Mother’s Day Brunch – Great Choices around Chicago

Mother’s Day Brunch – Great Choices around Chicago Here are some great Chicago choices for brunch on Mother's Day

Kip Fulbeck: part asian, 100% hapa Review - Viewing Identity

Kip Fulbeck: part asian, 100% hapa Review - Viewing Identity Kip Fulbeck's photographic exhibit at The Field Museum gives individuals that are multicultural or of "fusion cultures" an exciting unique new look

Extreme Organizing, Inc. Review - Taking the Plunge

Extreme Organizing, Inc. Review - Taking the Plunge My fantasy of working with a professional organizer became reality when Karyn Madorin, President of Extreme Organizing, Inc. agreed to help me "get my feet wet"

Billy Elliot the Musical Review - An Experience to Remember

Billy Elliot the Musical Review - An Experience to Remember Billy Elliot the Musical is a poignant story told with sensitivity and pizzazz

Endgame Review - Steppenwolfs' Production is Compelling and Challenging

Endgame Review - Steppenwolfs' Production is Compelling and Challenging In a powerful compelling production, Steppenwolf Theatre presents Endgame by Samuel Beckett as it continues the 2009-2010 theme of belief.

The Mayo Clinic Review - Well Worth the Time

The Mayo Clinic Review - Well Worth the Time A visit to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota took time and effort but was very worthwhile

2010 International Home + Housewares Show Review – A Real Eye Opener

2010 International Home + Housewares Show Review – A Real Eye Opener The 2010 International Home + Housewares Show was an eye opener with a vast array of new products beautifully displayed

Going Green Matters Review 2010 - I Can Do That!

Going Green Matters Review 2010 - I Can Do That! "I can do that!" This was the message that attendees took home from the 4th annual green fair, Going Green Matters presented by Go Green Wilmette and the Village of Wilmette

The Ecumenical Hunger Program Review - Helping Families in Need

The Ecumenical Hunger Program Review - Helping Families in Need Looking for a place to volunteer, I discovered the Ecumenical Hunger Program which has been helping families in need since 1975

Theo Chocolate Factory Tour Review - Food of the Gods in Seattle

Theo Chocolate Factory Tour Review - Food of the Gods in Seattle I enjoyed a tour of Theo Chocolate Factory, the only US company making bean to bar organic, Fair Trade chocolate

Art For Well Beings Review - A Unique Concept

Art For Well Beings Review - A Unique Concept Art For Well Beings, I discovered, is a program that offers a unique approach to using arts with individuals who are challenged

San Francisco Ballet Review - Program 2 was a Perfect Blend

San Francisco Ballet Review - Program 2 was a Perfect Blend What a thrill to see San Francisco Ballet Program 2 with a mixed bill that included a world premiere

FUEL Review - A Chicago Restaurant You Should Know

FUEL Review - A Chicago Restaurant You Should Know FUEL is a unique restaurant in Wilmette featuring "farm to table" food and a cooking school

One World Education Review – A Twenty First Century Approach to Education

One World Education Review – A Twenty First Century Approach to Education One World Education, developed by teacher, Eric Goldstein, was inspired by his students

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