Articles by Barbara Keer

Faust Review – The First of 2009-2010 Season’s Two Demonic Themed Operas

Faust Review – The First of 2009-2010 Season’s Two Demonic Themed Operas Charles Gounod's "Faust" is the first of Lyric Opera of Chicago's 2009-2010 "demonic duo" based on Goethe’s epic drama “Faust”

Tosca Review - Lyric Opera of Chicago's Gala Opening

Tosca Review - Lyric Opera of Chicago's Gala Opening Tosca's opening night at Chicago Lyric Opera was greeted with a standing ovation - get tickets now

Fake Review – Steppenwolf’s 2009-10 Season Looks at Belief

Fake Review – Steppenwolf’s 2009-10 Season Looks at Belief The world premier of "Fake" opens the 2009-10 season at Steppenwolf Theatre, presenting a "who done it?" puzzle

Electrical Systems and Services Launch Review - Turning the Landscape Green

Electrical Systems and Services Launch Review - Turning the Landscape Green Wisconsin follows Illinois, putting its first Windspire in place, making the landscape greener

Max's on the Green Review - Zippy Food in a Lovely Setting

Max's on the Green Review - Zippy Food in a Lovely Setting One can enjoy a relaxed, reasonable meal in a lovely setting at Max's on the Green in Glencoe

PHEDRE at Steppenwolf Review - Exclusive Chicago Screening

PHEDRE at Steppenwolf Review - Exclusive Chicago Screening Participating with 200 art venues around the world, Steppenwolf presented the exclusive Chicago screening of the National Theatre of London's performance of PHEDRE

Volga Hotel Review - An Oasis in Moscow

Volga Hotel Review - An Oasis in Moscow The Volga Hotel in Moscow was like an oasis, we felt sheltered and its location made it easy to see the city

Sanctuary Wine Review – Lovely Looking, Pleasant Tasting

Sanctuary Wine Review – Lovely  Looking, Pleasant Tasting Chicago Splash Journalists participated in wine tasting of three wonderful Sanctuary wines

Olga's Day Spa Review - Uplifting and Healing

Olga's Day Spa Review - Uplifting and Healing Trying the services at Olga's Day Spa was a delightful experience that I enthusiastically recommend

The Joffrey Ballet's Spring Program Review - Closing the 2008 - 2009 Season

The Joffrey Ballet's Spring Program Review - Closing the 2008 - 2009 Season The Joffrey Ballet's Spring Program brings the 2008-2009 season to a spectacular close

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center Review - A Grand Opening

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center Review - A Grand Opening A star studded beginning for the long awaited Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

Mother's Day 2009 - Time to Eat Out

Mother's Day 2009 - Time to Eat Out Here are eight restaurants to consider as you plan your Mother's Day celebration on May 10th, 2009 and an extra something

Cardiff Central Library Review - A New Addition to Cardiff

Cardiff Central Library Review - A New Addition to Cardiff When in Cardiff, Wales, a visit to the new Cardiff Central Library is a must see

Rising Stars in Concert Review - A Glimpse of the Future

Rising Stars in Concert Review - A Glimpse of the Future The "Rising Stars in Concert" program is the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center at Lyric Opera of Chicago event that closed a spectacular 2008-09 season

Women’s Lifecenter Review – Dedicated to Women’s Health, Healing and Restoration

Women’s Lifecenter Review – Dedicated to Women’s Health, Healing and Restoration Women's Lifecenter wishes to provide the opportunity to achieve one's utmost level of self-confidence and well being

From Michelangelo to Mapplethorpe Review - Northwestern University’s Block Museum Winter 2009

From Michelangelo to Mapplethorpe Review - Northwestern University’s Block Museum Winter 2009 Come to Northwestern University's Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art to see two contrasting and unusual exhibits

The Abduction from the Seraglio Review – Closing the 54th Lyric Opera of Chicago Season

The Abduction from the Seraglio Review – Closing the 54th Lyric Opera of Chicago Season Lyric Opera of Chicago concludes its 54th season with Mozart's opera, "The Abduction of the Seraglio"

The Joffrey Ballet Winter 2009 Review - Heating Up Winter

The Joffrey Ballet Winter 2009 Review - Heating Up Winter The Joffrey Ballet's Winter program is a beautiful way to warm up winter

Fantasy of the Opera 2009 Review - "Be Dazzled" was Dazzling

Fantasy of the Opera 2009 Review - "Be Dazzled" was Dazzling Lyric Opera of Chicago's,"Fantasy of the Opera" sparkled on it's twenty fifth anniversary

Tristan Und Isolde Review – Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Presentation is Spectacular

Tristan Und Isolde Review – Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Presentation is Spectacular Lyric Opera of Chicago's presentation of "Tristan und Isolde" reaches your heart

Modern Myths Review - Fulcrum Point New Music Project

Modern Myths Review - Fulcrum Point New Music Project Fulcrum Point New Music Project celebrates it's 10th anniversary with four premieres

Fantasy of the Opera and Wine Auction 2009 – Events will benefit Lyric Opera of Chicago

Fantasy of the Opera and Wine Auction 2009 – Events will benefit Lyric Opera of Chicago "Fantasy of the Opera" and "Wine Auction 2009" will benefit the Lyric Opera of Chicago

Tapas Gitana Review - A Chicago Restaurant You Should Know

Tapas Gitana Review - A Chicago Restaurant You Should Know Tapas Gitana offers "a taste of Spain" in Northfield Illinois

Exploring Melbourne, Australia Review - A Wish Come True

Exploring Melbourne, Australia Review - A Wish Come True Our wish to visit Melbourne, Australia came true

The Chicago Sinfonietta Review - Holiday Cheer and upcoming Martin Luther King Tribute

The Chicago Sinfonietta Review - Holiday Cheer and upcoming Martin Luther King Tribute The Chicago Sinfonietta Orchestra's Holiday Celebration Concert was wonderful and the upcoming Martin Luther King Tribute promises to be a memorable experience

The Seafarer Review - A Second Christmas Tale, A Second Premier

The Seafarer Review - A Second Christmas Tale,  A Second Premier Conor McPherson's "The Seafarer" premieres at Steppenwolf Theatre following the premier of his other Christmas play, "Dublin Carol"

Nancy S. Watson Cook, Inc. Review – A Chicago Caterer You Should Know

Nancy S. Watson Cook, Inc. Review – A Chicago Caterer You Should Know  "Chicago Splash Magazine" journalists enjoyed a wonderful brunch catered by Nancy S Watson Cook, Inc.

Tallulah Review – A Lincoln Square Bistro

 Tallulah Review – A Lincoln Square Bistro Wonderful food, a great location, and a pleasant ambiance characterize Tallulah in Lincoln Square

Porgy and Bess Review - A Lyric Opera of Chicago Premiere

Porgy and Bess Review - A Lyric Opera of Chicago Premiere "Porgy and Bess", A Lyric Opera of Chicago premiere, is a triumph

Espression by Lavazza Review - Express Yourself

Espression by Lavazza Review - Express Yourself The first Espression by Lavazza in North America located in the elegant Drake Hotel is a great place to relax

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