Articles by Amy Munice

Euclid String Quartet at Dame Myra Hess Concert Review – Uplifting!

Euclid String Quartet at Dame Myra Hess Concert Review – Uplifting! Euclid String Quartet returns to Dame Myra Hess concert with an uplifting performance

Black Ensemble Theater’s “One Hit Wonders” Review – Celebrating Talent Then and Now

Black Ensemble Theater’s “One Hit Wonders” Review – Celebrating Talent Then and Now The magnetic cast of Black Ensemble Theater's "One Hit Wonders" mesmerizes with their strong singing voices

Auditorium Theatre Celebrates 125th Birthday Preview – Tour and Marvel at Chicago’s History and Architecture

Auditorium Theatre Celebrates 125th Birthday Preview – Tour and Marvel at Chicago’s History and Architecture Join Auditorium Theatre in its 125th birthday celebration, starting with a tour of the historic building

Chicago Opera Theater Preview – Cultivating the Curious Audience

Chicago Opera Theater Preview – Cultivating the Curious Audience Chicago Opera Theater is combining film events and two one-act operas to explore how fascism can be satirized

Creative Partners’ “The Unexpected: 2014” Review – Well-named Puppet, Music, Dance Program

Creative Partners’ “The Unexpected: 2014” Review – Well-named Puppet, Music, Dance Program Puppets, experimental music and narrative dance-- three performances at "The Unexpected", hosted by Creative Partners

Court Theatre’s “M. Butterfly” Review – Thoroughly Engaging Denouement of Western Patriarchy

Court Theatre’s “M. Butterfly” Review – Thoroughly Engaging Denouement of Western Patriarchy M. Butterfly re-imagines a real-world story of a French diplomat who falls for a transvestite's persona of the perfect Asian woman

Baryshnikov Productions’ “Man in a Case” Review – Rock Star Powered-Chekhov

Baryshnikov Productions’ “Man in a Case” Review – Rock Star Powered-Chekhov Ballet icon Mikhail Baryshnikov is joined by talented cast in narrative, dance, song re-telling of two Chekhov short stories

“The Passions of Emma Goldman” Review – History Retold in One-Woman Show

“The Passions of Emma Goldman” Review – History Retold in One-Woman Show "Passions of Emma Goldman" retells history in a one-woman show

Chicago Sinfonietta 2014 Ball Preview - The city’s hippest orchestra and supporters celebrate a commitment to being the model for diversity and innovation in classical music

Chicago Sinfonietta  2014 Ball Preview - The city’s hippest orchestra and supporters celebrate a commitment to being the model for  diversity and innovation in classical music Chicago Sinfonietta celebrates 27 years of excellence with their 2014 fundraising ball

Chicago Fire Festival Preview - REDMOON ANNOUNCES 15 NEIGHBORHOOD HOSTS

Chicago Fire Festival Preview - REDMOON ANNOUNCES 15 NEIGHBORHOOD HOSTS Redmoon inspired festivals will be held with the help of fifteen local civic organizations as neighborhood hosts of the Chicago Fire Festival this summer

Lucky Plush Productions’ “The Queue” Review – Through May 18, Loveably Off-beat Airport Farce With Energetic Dancing

Lucky Plush Productions’ “The Queue” Review – Through May 18, Loveably Off-beat Airport Farce With Energetic Dancing Lucky Plush's "The Queue" is a music, dance, comedy farce set in an airport

MusicNOW Review – Three New Music Masterworks Inspired by Visuals

MusicNOW Review – Three New Music Masterworks Inspired by Visuals Architecture, dance and a rare illustrated book inspire three new works performed at the CSO's MusicNOW concert

Christoph von Dohnányi Conducts CSO Review – Spirited Piano Concerto with Two More Somber Compositions

Christoph von Dohnányi Conducts CSO Review – Spirited Piano Concerto with Two More Somber Compositions Chicago Symphony Orchestra performs works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Polish composer Lutoslawski

Timeline Theatre Company’s “Juno” Review – An Attempt to Set Sean O’Casey to Music

Timeline Theatre Company’s “Juno” Review – An Attempt to Set Sean O’Casey to Music Timeline Theatre Company remounts a short-lived Broadway musical from 1959, "Juno"

MCA’s “Democracy” Dance Review – Dance to Two Melded “Bang on a Can” Compositions

MCA’s “Democracy” Dance Review – Dance to Two Melded “Bang on a Can” Compositions Museum of Contemporary Art Hosts North American premiere of choreographer Maud Le Pladec's contemplation of "Democracy"

Ballet Preljocaj’s “Snow White” Review – Grimm’s Fairy Tale Simmering with Sex and Power

Ballet Preljocaj’s “Snow White” Review – Grimm’s Fairy Tale Simmering with Sex and Power Ballet Preljocaj's Tale of Snow White Adds the X-Rating with help by Jean Paul Gaultier couture

Porchlight Music Theatre’s “How to Succeed at Business Without Really Trying” Review - Delightful Romp Fueled by Cast Chemistry and Choreography

Porchlight Music Theatre’s “How to Succeed at Business Without Really Trying” Review - Delightful Romp Fueled by Cast Chemistry and Choreography Imagine a Dilbert Cartoon with music and dance and great cast chemistry. That's Porchlight Music Theatre's bring to life "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying".

Chicago Humanities Festival Announces 25th Anniversary Fall Festival Preview - Oct. 25–Nov. 9, Theme of "Journeys"

Chicago Humanities Festival Announces  25th Anniversary Fall Festival Preview - Oct. 25–Nov. 9, Theme of "Journeys" Chicago Humanities Festival announces its lineup for the Fall 25th Anniversary Festival

Chicago Symphony Orchestra “Beyond the Score” Review – New High Bar Set by “Things Our Fathers Loved” Program

Chicago Symphony Orchestra “Beyond the Score” Review – New High Bar Set by “Things Our Fathers Loved” Program Chicago Symphony Orchestra's "Beyond the Score: Things Our Fathers Loved" brings Charles Ives' music to life as never before

Lookingglass’ “In The Garden” Review – Telling Darwin’s Story Through a Domestic Lens

Lookingglass’ “In The Garden” Review – Telling Darwin’s Story Through a Domestic Lens Lookingglass Theatre's "In The Garden" speaks to the struggle between Creationism and secular science through the lens of Charles Darwin's domestic life

Corner Bakery Menu Additions Review – Beyond Cookies for Sure

Corner Bakery Menu Additions Review – Beyond Cookies for Sure Corner Bakery Cafe adds healthy menu items

CSO Conducted by Slatkin – Four Jewels of American Classical Sound

CSO Conducted by Slatkin – Four Jewels of American Classical Sound Four works-- Barber, Schuman, Bates, Gershwin-- performed flawlessly by Chicago Symphony Orchestra under Leonard Slatkin's baton

Hanoi’s La Badiane Restaurant Review – Expat Treasure for Tourists Too

Hanoi’s La Badiane Restaurant Review – Expat Treasure for Tourists Too Hanoi's La Badiane Restaurant Serves World-Class Outstanding Food With Thoughtful Creative Flourish

RUSH HOUR CONCERTS 2014 Preview - Celebrating 15th Anniversary and Honoring Memory of Founder Deborah Sobol

RUSH HOUR CONCERTS 2014 Preview - Celebrating 15th Anniversary and Honoring Memory of Founder Deborah Sobol Rush Hour Concerts - Free Concerts every Tuesday evening at St. James Cathedral in River North, June 3 – August 26

Boulders Resort Review – Southwestern Spa Excellence

Boulders Resort Review – Southwestern Spa Excellence Non-golfers and golfers alike will thrive and RELAX at The Boulders

Lyric “Fantasy of the Opera” Review –Songs and Pearls Amidst the Lanterns

Lyric “Fantasy of the Opera” Review –Songs and Pearls Amidst the Lanterns "Petals and Pearls" was the name of the Lyric Opera's "Fantasy"- an important fundraising benefit and an even better party

CSO MusicNOW Review – Post-Concert Pizza Beer Parties

CSO MusicNOW Review – Post-Concert Pizza Beer Parties MusicNOW concert series showcases new music

Porchlight Music Theatre’s “Ain’t Misbehavin” Review – Chicago’s Answer to “After Midnight”

Porchlight Music Theatre’s “Ain’t Misbehavin” Review – Chicago’s Answer to “After Midnight” "Ain't Misbehavin" recreates Harlem Renaissance glory and song

Scottsdale Tour Wrap-Up Review – More than Sunshine and Golf

Scottsdale Tour Wrap-Up Review – More than Sunshine and Golf A Chicagoan's summary of Scottsdale highlights-- when to go and what to do

Heard Museum Review – Short Course on Southwest Native American Traditions

Heard Museum Review – Short Course on Southwest Native American Traditions Immerse in the artistry and traditions of Southwestern Native American tribes at The Heard Museum

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