Articles by Amy Munice

Visit to Berea, Kentucky Review – Destination for History Buffs, Well Worth the Detour

Visit to Berea, Kentucky Review – Destination for History Buffs, Well Worth the Detour Berea, Kentucky is a road trip destination for students of history, among others

Historic Boone Tavern of Berea College Review – One Bite Tells You Why It’s Called “Kentucky Pride”

Historic Boone Tavern of Berea College Review – One Bite Tells You Why It’s Called “Kentucky Pride” Boone Tavern Restaurant adds gourmet flare to locally sourced ingredients

Giordano Dance Chicago at Auditorium Theatre Review – Historic First Full-Length Program on Landmark Stage

Giordano Dance Chicago at Auditorium Theatre Review – Historic First Full-Length Program on Landmark Stage Giordano Dance Chicago combines strength and grace in their historic first full-length program on the landmark Auditorium Theatre stage

Playful Talk Show with Yana Reznik at PianoForte Studios Preview - A New Kind of Classical Music Show!

Playful Talk Show with Yana Reznik at PianoForte Studios Preview -  A New Kind of Classical Music Show! A New Kind of Classical Music Show!--Playful Talk Show with Yana Reznik at PianoForte Studios

TimeLine Theatre’s “The Apple Plays” Review – In the Belly of The Political Zeitgeist

TimeLine Theatre’s “The Apple Plays” Review – In the Belly of The Political Zeitgeist TimeLine Theatre mounts two plays of more recent history than is their norm from the four-part "Apple Plays" by Richard Nelson

Stan’s Café “The Cardinals” Review – Puppets Telling Bible Stories

Stan’s Café “The Cardinals” Review – Puppets Telling Bible Stories Stan's Cafe's "Three Cardinals" re-tells bible stories via a puppet show flirting with the profane

A Red Orchid Theatre’s “Accidentally Like a Martyr” Review – Grief in a Gay Bar

A Red Orchid Theatre’s “Accidentally Like a Martyr” Review –  Grief in a Gay Bar A Red Orchid Theatre's "Accidentally Like a Martyr" Tells a Story of Grief --or Several--Played Out in a Gay Bar

The State Ballet Theatre of Russia’s “Swan Lake” Review – Pleasing, if not Precise

The State Ballet Theatre of Russia’s “Swan Lake” Review – Pleasing, if not Precise Star ballerina and Tchaikovsky's magnificent score please in The State Ballet Theater of Russia's "Swan Lake"

Palmer House’s Lockwood Restaurant High Tea Review – Sweet, Sweet, Sweet and Savory

Palmer House’s Lockwood Restaurant High Tea Review – Sweet, Sweet, Sweet and Savory Take a taste of luxury in the Palmer House Hilton's Lockwood Restaurant's afternoon tea service

“Plastic Revolution” Review- Campy Musical Comedy

“Plastic Revolution” Review- Campy Musical Comedy The New Colony's "Plastic Revolution" is campy musical theater that makes you laugh

Northwestern Law to present Collaboraction ís Crime Scene Chicago 2015: Let Hope Rise for free on Jan. 21 Preview - Free Performance

Northwestern Law to present Collaboraction ís Crime Scene Chicago 2015:  Let Hope Rise for free on Jan. 21 Preview - Free Performance Free Performance of Collaboraction's "Crime Scene Chicago 2015" in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King

Shattered Globe Theatre’s “The Rose Tattoo” – Tennessee Williams’ Script Couldn’t Be in Better Hands

Shattered Globe Theatre’s “The Rose Tattoo” – Tennessee Williams’ Script Couldn’t Be in Better Hands Tennessee Williams' "The Rose Tattoo" Gets the Top Shelf Acting the Excellent Script Deserves

Chicago Travel & Adventure Show Review - Around the World with a Photo Essay Report

Chicago Travel & Adventure Show Review - Around the World with a Photo Essay Report Photos from the Chicago Travel & Adventure Show

Manual Cinema’s “Mementos Mori” Review – Inaugural Show of 1st Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival

Manual Cinema’s “Mementos Mori” Review – Inaugural Show of 1st Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival 1st Annual Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival Gets Kick-Off with Richly Layered and Fun Lamentation on Death in the Digital Age by Manual Cinema

Beyond the Aria Review – The Sweetness of Song

Beyond the Aria Review – The Sweetness of Song The intimate "Beyond the Aria" performance bathed attendees in sweet song

“I Don’t Remember You: Broadway’s Cult Classics, vol. II” Review –Delight in an Obsession with Musical Theater

“I Don’t Remember You:  Broadway’s Cult Classics, vol. II” Review –Delight in an Obsession with Musical Theater Cozy and Charming - Two Performances remain of "I Don't Remember You: Broadway's Cult Classics, Vol. II"

Cor Theatre’s “A Map of Virtue” Review – Terror-Filled Thriller

Cor Theatre’s “A Map of Virtue” Review – Terror-Filled Thriller Cor Theatre's inaugural work, "Map of Virtue" is a psychological thriller that terrifies

The Side Project’s “Push Button Murder” – All About Drones

The Side Project’s “Push Button Murder” – All About Drones The Sideline Project's "Push Button Murder" is a dark comedy about drone warfare

Petrenko Conducts CSO Review – Captivating Program Warms Arctic Chill

Petrenko Conducts CSO Review – Captivating Program Warms Arctic Chill Vasily Petrenko conducts CSO in works by Elgar, Beethoven and Rachmaninov

Free Art Institute Preview - COME IN FROM THE COLD WITH FREE WINTER WEEKDAYS AT THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

Free Art Institute Preview - COME IN FROM THE COLD WITH FREE WINTER WEEKDAYS  AT THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO Come to the Art Institute for free through February 10

Chicago Travel & Adventure Show Preview – First Stop for Global Wanderlust

Chicago Travel & Adventure Show Preview – First Stop for Global Wanderlust 11th Annual Chicago Travel & Adventure Show brings travel experts, 1000s of travel options and international culture and cuisine to Rosemont

Shelest Piano Duo Dame Myra Hess Concert Review – Orchestral Sound from Four Hands

Shelest Piano Duo Dame Myra Hess Concert Review – Orchestral Sound from Four Hands Dmitri and Anna Shelest performed from the four hand piano repertoire at the last Dame Myra Hess concert of 2014

Hiking in Cappadocia Review – Get Up Close with Cave Houses

Hiking in Cappadocia Review – Get Up Close with Cave Houses The spectacular and other-worldly terrain of Cappadocia dazzles when you trek across it

Donations and Celebration In Memoriam for Eric Eatherly

Donations and Celebration In Memoriam for Eric Eatherly Chicago-Splash journalists join in mourning tragic loss of widely respected Silverman Group VP-- Eric Eatherly

Yana Reznik Dame Myra Hess Concert Review – Interlude from Shopping Frenzy

Yana Reznik Dame Myra Hess Concert Review – Interlude from Shopping Frenzy Yana Reznik, a pianist with an eye to making classical music more accessible to a contemporary audience, entertained with a program of encore pieces at the Dame Myra Hess concert on December 24

Apollo Chorus’ “Handel’s Messiah” Review – Rapture!

Apollo Chorus’ “Handel’s Messiah” Review – Rapture! The Apollo Chorus' "Handel's Messiah" is a tradition of the holiday season to bookmark

Prieto Conducts CSO with Yeh in Spotlight Review – Varied Program Gives Much to Savor

Prieto Conducts CSO with Yeh in Spotlight Review – Varied Program Gives Much to Savor CSO Principal Percussionist Cynthia Yeh is solo star in varied program under baton of Prieto

Field Museum’s “Vodou – Sacred Powers of Haiti” Review – Spirituality Steeped in Struggles Against Racism

Field Museum’s “Vodou – Sacred Powers of Haiti” Review – Spirituality Steeped in Struggles Against Racism "Vodou: Sacred Powers of Haiti" at the Field Museum debunks myths about the religion and explains its rituals from the perspective of followers of that faith

Los Lobos at City Winery Review – Waxing Psychedelic on its 41st Year

Los Lobos at City Winery Review – Waxing Psychedelic on its 41st Year Los Lobos brought out more of the rock side of their repertoire at City Winery

Florida Keys in Less Than 48 Hours Review – Stay Longer!

Florida Keys in Less Than 48 Hours Review – Stay Longer! The Florida Keys are far more multi-faceted for a less than 2-day trip to give them their due

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