Articles by Amy Munice

Etruscan Coast’s Poggio ai Santi Restaurant Review – Unique Food Adventure

Etruscan Coast’s Poggio ai Santi Restaurant Review – Unique Food Adventure Travel to the Etruscan Coast's Poggio ai Santi restaurant for a truly unique culinary adventure close to nature

Day in San Gimignano, Tuscany Review – Soaking Up a Medieval Rest Stop

Day in San Gimignano, Tuscany Review – Soaking Up a Medieval Rest Stop San Gimignano in Tuscany is a good place to visit for one to three days to soak up medieval culture and even some contemporary art too

Raven Theatre’s “Beast on the Moon” Review – Observing Genocide and the Spirit of Survival

Raven Theatre’s “Beast on the Moon” Review – Observing Genocide and the Spirit of Survival Marking the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Raven Theatre mounts a superb production of "Beast on the Moon"

The Hypocrites’ “Three Sisters” Review – Never Getting to Moscow

The Hypocrites’ “Three Sisters” Review – Never Getting to Moscow The Hypocrites mounts the classic Chekhov play "Three Sisters"

Porchlight’s “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” Review – Vaudeville-esque Glee

Porchlight’s “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” Review – Vaudeville-esque Glee Porchlight Music Theatre brings a laugh-a-minute production of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" with Vaudeville flair

“An Evening with the Roosevelts” at Auditorium Theatre Review – Steeped in History

“An Evening with the Roosevelts” at Auditorium Theatre Review – Steeped in History Roosevelt University marks its 70th Anniversary with two plays about their namesakes starring Ed Asner and Loretta Swit

Lyric Opera’s “Carousel” – Magical, Transporting

Lyric Opera’s “Carousel” – Magical, Transporting Lyric Opera's Carousel transports you with iconic music, star power, and remarkable set design

“Louis & Keely ‘Live’ at the Sahara” Review – Lounge Act Nostalgia

“Louis & Keely ‘Live’ at the Sahara” Review – Lounge Act Nostalgia A Las Vegas act -- "Louis & Keely Live at the Sahara- tells an almost forgotten story in American music history

MCA Ragamala Dance with Mahanthappa Review - Dancers and Musicians Enthrall

MCA Ragamala Dance with Mahanthappa Review - Dancers and Musicians Enthrall MCA Ragamala Dance with Mahanthappa - Onstage Interplay of Dancers and Musicians Enthralls Audience

MAKE MUSIC CHICAGO Preview - 5th Year of Free, Day-Long City-Wide Music Event, on Summer Solstice, June 21

MAKE MUSIC CHICAGO Preview -  5th Year of Free, Day-Long City-Wide Music Event, on Summer Solstice, June 21 Free music all day long in Chicago during the Summer Solstice (also Father's Day)--June 21!

Interview: Director of LBJ Presidential Library Weighs in on The Seldoms’ “Power Goes” and the Potential Impact of an Obama Library

Interview:  Director of LBJ Presidential Library Weighs in on The Seldoms’ “Power Goes” and the Potential Impact of an Obama Library The Director of the LBJ Presidential Library weighs in on The Seldoms' "Power Goes", a possible Chicago location for the Obama Presidential Library and more on LBJ

CSO Beyond the Score Review – Taking Ideas About Brahms Out for a Stroll

CSO Beyond the Score Review – Taking Ideas About Brahms Out for a Stroll CSO's "Beyond the Score" series paints a multi-media collage of Brahms and his Symphony No. 3

River North Dance Chicago Review – Masterpiece Chaves Choreography Bookends

 River North Dance Chicago Review – Masterpiece Chaves Choreography Bookends River North Dance Chicago performs two world premieres along with stellar Chaves choreography and other works

Samuel Marques Profile – Extraordinary Sound from a Self-described Ordinary Guy

Samuel Marques Profile – Extraordinary Sound from a Self-described Ordinary Guy Rising star clarinetist Samuel Marques reflects on how he is more "regular guy" than the average professional musician

Griffin Theatre’s “Balm in Gilead” Review – Junkies Crowding a Nighthawk’s Scene

Griffin Theatre’s “Balm in Gilead” Review – Junkies Crowding a Nighthawk’s Scene Griffin Theatre Company presents "Balm In Gilead" with an ensemble of 28 actors

Boulez-Centered MusicNOW Review – Music Most Abstract

 Boulez-Centered MusicNOW Review – Music Most Abstract MusicNOW showcases works by Boulez and series organizers' Bates and Clyne

Windy City Playhouse’s “End Days” Review – Relish the Irreverence

Windy City Playhouse’s “End Days” Review – Relish the Irreverence Chicago's newest Equity theater, Windy City Playhouse, makes its debut with off-the-charts irreverent "End Days" by Deborah Zoe Laufer

Dutoit Conducts CSO with Yo-Yo Ma – The Great Cello Communicator

Dutoit Conducts CSO with Yo-Yo Ma – The Great Cello Communicator Yo-Yo Ma performs with Chicago Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Charles Dutoit

“Power Goes” Review –LBJ’s Essence Told Through Dance

“Power Goes” Review –LBJ’s Essence Told Through Dance The Seldoms "Power Goes" explores the visceral dimension of power through telling LBJ's story

Kokandy’s “The Full Monty” Review – Racing to the Bottom Has Never Been So Much Fun!

Kokandy’s “The Full Monty” Review – Racing to the Bottom Has Never Been So Much Fun! "The Full Monty" calls itself "The Revealing Musical Comedy" and we call it GREAT FUN

Thodos Dance “Chicago Inspired” Gala Review – Reminding WHO –and WHAT—Brought You to the Dance

Thodos Dance “Chicago Inspired” Gala Review – Reminding WHO –and WHAT—Brought You to the Dance Thodos Dance Chicago performed many works with a deep Chicago connection as prelude to their gala. A sense of community pervaded Harris Theater

“Beyond the Aria” Season Finale Review –Voices with Power

“Beyond the Aria” Season Finale Review –Voices with Power In an intimate performance space, "Beyond the Aria"'s season finale showcased soprano Amber Wagner, tenor Brandon Jovanovic and baritone/pianist/composer Will Liverman

“The Signal” at City Winery Review – A Doo Wop Rhapsody

“The Signal” at City Winery Review – A Doo Wop Rhapsody Nostagia-fueled joy exploded from the audience as the old Doo Wop standards were performed in "The Signal" at City Winery

Joffrey Academy of Dance “Winning Works: Choreographers of Color” Review – Glimpse at Dance’s Rosy Future

Joffrey Academy of Dance “Winning Works:  Choreographers of Color” Review – Glimpse at Dance’s Rosy Future Joffrey's "Winning Works" showcases works by choreographers of color and their remarkably talented students

Shantala Shivalingappa Dance Review – Kuchipudi Artist Enchants Chicago Audience

Shantala Shivalingappa Dance Review – Kuchipudi Artist Enchants Chicago Audience Kuchipudi Artist Shantala Shivalingappa Enchants at The Dance Center of Columbia College in association with Chicago's Eye on India

Alonzo King Lines Ballet Review – Lines Crumpled and Straight

Alonzo King Lines Ballet Review – Lines Crumpled and Straight Alonzo King Lines Ballet from the Bay Area thrills Chicago's Harris audience

Grupo Corpo at Auditorium Theatre Review – Bonito!

Grupo Corpo at Auditorium Theatre Review – Bonito! Grupo Corpo brings a unique Brazilian stamp to dance on the Auditorium Theatre stage

“Yankee Tavern” Review – Conspirators Under Every Rock

“Yankee Tavern” Review – Conspirators Under Every Rock "Yankee Tavern" toys with your notions of conspiracy theorists

Lyric Unlimited’s “The Property” Review – A Klezmer Opera

Lyric Unlimited’s “The Property” Review – A Klezmer Opera "The Property" tells the story of a family returning to Poland to reclaim family property lost in the Holocaust

Lyric Opera’s “The Passenger” Review – Moving Score Imploring Holocaust Memory

Lyric Opera’s “The Passenger” Review – Moving Score Imploring Holocaust Memory In its Midwest premiere, the Lyric Opera presents "The Passenger", a moving story of life and death in Auschwitz

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