Articles by Amy Munice

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

The Golden Dragon Review – Imagination Conveys a Message Otherwise Hard to Take In

The Golden Dragon Review – Imagination Conveys a Message Otherwise Hard to Take In With an imaginative and novel method of storytelling, "The Golden Dragon" takes on human trafficking and exploitation of illegal workers

Musical Instrument Museum of Phoenix Review – Savoring the Many Songs of the Soul

Musical Instrument Museum of Phoenix Review – Savoring the Many Songs of the Soul Lovers of world music and students of global culture should not miss Phoenix' Musical Instrument Museum

Arizona Food Tours Review – Quick Orientation to Scottsdale

Arizona Food Tours Review – Quick Orientation to Scottsdale "Taste of Old Scottsdale" food tour gives you bearings on the town, its history and range of food options

Scottsdale Artwalks Review – With or Without the Crowds

Scottsdale Artwalks Review – With or Without the Crowds Rich in public art, Scottsdale also hosts a weekly artwalk that display works --largely Western and Native American arts-- from its 100 or so galleries

The House Brasserie in Oldtown Scottsdale Review – Innovation without Missteps

The House Brasserie in Oldtown Scottsdale Review – Innovation without Missteps The House Brasserie is a destination in its own right for any visitors to Scottsdale who love great food

Desert Splash Review – Mark a Life Milestone with Airborne Reverie

Desert Splash Review – Mark a Life Milestone with Airborne Reverie Desert Splash seaplane rides through dazzling Southwest splendor

Scottsdale’s “Native Trails” Review – Open Air Celebration of the Southwest’s First Nations

Scottsdale’s “Native Trails” Review – Open Air Celebration of the Southwest’s First Nations Scottsdale's "Native Trails" is a twice weekly outdoor celebration of Native American food, dance, song and tongue

Scottsdale’s “Native Trails” Review – Open Air Celebration of the Southwest’s First Nations

Scottsdale’s “Native Trails” Review – Open Air Celebration of the Southwest’s First Nations Scottsdale's "Native Trails" is a twice weekly outdoor celebration of Native American food, dance, song and tongue.

Muti Conducts Chicago Symphony Orchestra Review – Rare Duo Cello World Premiere Bookended by Schubert

Muti Conducts Chicago Symphony Orchestra Review – Rare Duo Cello World Premiere Bookended by Schubert Chicago Symphony Center hosts the world premiere of an exciting new work that is part of the rare two cello and orchestra repertoire

Taliesin West Review – Completing the USA Frank Lloyd Wright Tour

Taliesin West Review – Completing the USA Frank Lloyd Wright Tour Touring Taliesin West in Scottsdale gives you a sense of Frank Lloyd Wright the man, as well as his architecture

Cosanti Review – Rethinking Sprawl

Cosanti Review – Rethinking Sprawl Scottsdale's Cosanti is a required visit for any serious student of sustainability and thought-provoking for all

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