Articles by Barbara Keer

“No Fortunate Son” Review – A Compelling Story Set in the Sixties

“No Fortunate Son” Review – A Compelling Story Set in the Sixties It isn’t often that I find a book I can’t put down and feel a loss when I finish because the characters have become my friends. "No Fortunate Son" is that kind of book

Art and Architecture Against Gravity Review - A Sight to Behold at Museum of Contemporary Art

Art and Architecture Against Gravity Review - A Sight to Behold at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is known for its architectural splendor. Its skyscrapers are a site to behold in the exhibition "Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity" at the Museum of Contemporary Art

Extreme Mammals Review – They Don’t Look Like Mammals

Extreme Mammals Review – They Don’t Look Like Mammals Currently at the Field Museum, "Extreme Mammals" examines the ancestry and evolution of a vast array of species, living and extinct, and gives a fascinating look into the mammals we know today

Frank Rich and Martha Lavey In Conversation Review - A Unique Perspective

Frank Rich and Martha Lavey In Conversation Review - A Unique Perspective At Steppenwolf Theatre, the onstage discussion between Frank Rich, Writer-at-Large at New York Magazine and former New York Times columnist, and Martha Lavey, Artistic Director and ensemble member of Steppenwolf Theatre offered a unique perspective on culture and world events

North Wales Review – An Exploration, A Wish Fulfilled - Part II

North Wales Review – An Exploration, A Wish Fulfilled - Part II Our exploration of North Wales continued as Rob headed for the mainland of Wales from Beaumaris on Angelsey via the lovely Menai Bridge to Conwy Castle and the city within its walls

Context Travel Jewish London Walk Review – A Fascinating Perspective

Context Travel Jewish London Walk Review – A Fascinating Perspective On this visit to London, my husband and I saw parts of London we had never seen before when we participated in a Context Travel Tour, “Jewish London Walk”

John Oliver Review – Just for Laughs Chicago Keeps Chicago in Good Humor

John Oliver Review – Just for Laughs Chicago Keeps Chicago in Good Humor My husband is a fan so, with the "Just for Laughs Festival" presenting John Oliver live, how could we resist seeing him? I was one night only at the Vic Theatre

The Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai Review – Serene in a Sea of Frenetic Activity

The Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai Review – Serene in a Sea of Frenetic Activity My husband and I experienced the Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai as elegant, gracious and efficient, a travelers’ treat

Cardiff, Wales Review - A special time in 2012

Cardiff, Wales Review - A special time in 2012 My husband and I were in Cardiff for his work but had the chance to greet the Olympic Flame, revisit places we had seen before and find new places

Bristol, England Review – Brunel’s Brilliance and Much More to Amaze

Bristol, England Review – Brunel’s Brilliance and Much More to Amaze Bristol, England is a great place to visit

Welsh National Opera’s La boheme Review – A New Production

Welsh National Opera’s La boheme Review – A New Production My husband and I just happened to be in Cardiff at the right time to see the Welsh National Opera's performance of La bohème

Westin Southfield Detroit Review – Classic Elegance and Complete Comfort

Westin Southfield Detroit Review – Classic Elegance and Complete Comfort Revitalize, refresh and indulge at The Westin Southfield Detroit Hotel

Intercontinental Hotel in Los Angeles Century City Review- A Beautiful Hotel Perfectly Located

Intercontinental Hotel in Los Angeles Century City Review- A Beautiful Hotel Perfectly Located The InterContinental Los Angeles Century City is perfectly located and offers wonderful amenities

Allied Arts Guild Review - A Gem Too Well Hidden

Allied Arts Guild Review - A Gem Too Well Hidden At the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park one can experience beautiful surroundings and much more

Pier 39 Review – A Great Place to Visit

Pier 39 Review – A Great Place to Visit PIER 39 in San Francisco was a great place to take my grandsons on a day when their parents were away-it's a great place anytime

Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective Review - An Art Institute of Chicago Blockbuster

Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective Review - An Art Institute of Chicago Blockbuster "Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective", currently at the Art Institute of Chicago, offers 160 works that represent the full range of his work

Frank Rich and Martha Lavey In Conversation Review - A Unique Perspective

Frank Rich and Martha Lavey In Conversation Review - A Unique Perspective At Steppenwolf Theatre, the onstage discussion between Frank Rich, Writer-at-Large at New York Magazine and former New York Times columnist, and Martha Lavey, Artistic Director and ensemble member of Steppenwolf Theatre offered a unique perspective on culture and world events

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Review – Capturing the City’s Imagination

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Review – Capturing the City’s Imagination Stepping into the lobby of the new Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, there was an uplifting fantastical feeling

“The News” Review – Fulcrumpoint Makes The News

“The News” Review – Fulcrumpoint Makes The News The combination of music with the remixing of news clips, the color mix and rhythmic qualities and live “anchorwomen” were totally engrossing and fascinating in the one night only Fulcrum Point New Music Project at Park West

NOCC Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer Review – A Moving Experience

NOCC Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer Review – A Moving Experience Two Chicago Splash Magazine journalists participated in the 15th Annual (National Ovarian Cancer Coalition)NOCC Walk to Break the Silence on ovarian cancer

On Your Feet Foundation - Support for Women Who Placed Their Babies With Adoptive families

On Your Feet Foundation - Support for Women Who Placed Their Babies With Adoptive families Since 2001, On You Feet Foundation has been honoring and supporting birthmothers who placed their babies with adoptive families.

Mother's Day Restaurant Choices - Take Your Pick

Mother's Day Restaurant Choices - Take Your Pick This great array of Chicagoland restaurants from which to choose can help you realize a wonderful Mother's Day celebration

Fog Harbor Fish House Review – A San Francisco Restaurant You Should Know

Fog Harbor Fish House Review – A San Francisco Restaurant You Should Know Fog Harbor Fish House is Fisherman's Wharf's First 100% Sustainable Seafood Restaurant and the food is great

Diablo Ballet Review – A Hillbarn Theatre First

Diablo Ballet Review – A Hillbarn Theatre First Diablo Ballet presented a wonderful evening of ballet, different from any I had previously experienced at Hillbarn Theatre in Foster City

Smuin Ballet Winter Program 2012 Review – An Experience to Remember

Smuin Ballet Winter Program 2012 Review – An Experience to Remember You won't want to miss the Smuin Ballet Winter Program which concludes on March 3rd

Dance Duality Review – A Memorable Pairing

Dance Duality Review – A Memorable Pairing Dance Duality combined the works of Thodos Dance Chicago and Luna Negra Dance Theater and was a wonderful opportunity to see the companies' collaboration at the North Shore Center for Performing Arts

Everest Burger Review – The Peak of Goodness

Everest Burger Review – The Peak of Goodness Everest Burger is casual and reasonable, with great organic, hormone-free food, freshly made baked goods, and gluten-free food

"Race" Review – Powerful, Riveting and Thought Provoking

"Race"  Review – Powerful, Riveting and Thought Provoking   David Mamet's "Race" at the Goodman Theatre is captivating, intriguing and thought provoking

Black Pearl Sings Review – Powerful, Compelling, Humorous and Spiritual

Black Pearl Sings Review – Powerful, Compelling, Humorous and Spiritual You won't want to miss "Black Pearl Sings" playing at Northlight Theatre in Skokie

Valentine’s Day - Passionate, creative and fun ways to celebrate a day of love

Valentine’s Day - Passionate, creative and fun ways to celebrate a day of love Want your Valentine's Day to be special? Here are some great suggestions

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