Articles by Amy Munice

Chicago Sinfonietta “Día de los Muertos” Concert Review – Infusing Cool into Classical Music

Chicago Sinfonietta “Día de los Muertos” Concert Review – Infusing Cool into Classical Music Chicago Sinfonietta's memorable Day of the Dead performance was another milestone in having impact on growing a classical music audience

“White Rabbit, Red Rabbit” Review – Playwright in the Room

“White Rabbit, Red Rabbit” Review – Playwright in the Room Chicago Humanities Festival sponsors the play "White Rabbit, Red Rabbit" at the Museum of Contemporary Art performance space

Metropolitan Opera HD Broadcast of “Tosca” Review – Up Close with Iconic Opera Tragedy

Metropolitan Opera HD Broadcast of “Tosca” Review – Up Close with Iconic Opera Tragedy Metropolitan Opera's HD Broadcast of the Iconic "Tosca" is intimate and mesmerizing

Che Malambo Review – Power and Panache

Che Malambo Review – Power and Panache Che Malamba stuns and awes with gaucho inspired percussive dance

“Simply Italian Great Wines” US Tour 2013 in Chicago Review – One-Day University on Truly Great Wine

“Simply Italian Great Wines” US Tour 2013 in Chicago Review – One-Day University on Truly Great Wine Italian winemakers are on tour in the USA, the world's largest importer of Italian wines

"Our Cultural Center" non-profit arts funding, a comedy - Episode 9 - Paperless

"Our Cultural Center" non-profit arts funding, a comedy - Episode 9 - Paperless In this episode of "Our Cultural Center" Randall wants to may hay about the organization going paperless

Chicago Humanities Festival “Birds Do It, Bees Do It” Review – Commissioned Songs Steal the Show

Chicago Humanities Festival “Birds Do It, Bees Do It” Review – Commissioned Songs Steal the Show Chicago Humanities Festival "Birds Do It, Bees Do It" was this year's cabaret event with new commissioned works that shined

Our Cultural Center - Non-profit funding, a comedy - Episode 8 - The Coffee Run

Our Cultural Center - Non-profit funding, a comedy - Episode 8 - The Coffee Run Episode 8 of "Our Cultural Center" takes a look at office politics through the lens of the coffee run

Our Cultural Center - Non-profit funding, a comedy - Episode 7 French Fries

Our Cultural Center - Non-profit funding, a comedy - Episode 7 French Fries Sharing food in the office-- Our Cultural Center, a nonprofit arts organization comedy

Timeline’s “The Normal Heart” Review – Love in the Time of AIDS

Timeline’s “The Normal Heart” Review – Love in the Time of AIDS This production of Larry Kramer's "The Normal Heart" re-tells the horror of the earliest days of the AIDS, with a heart-rending love story amidst the political storm

“Elephant Room” Review – Belly Laughs Make Us Human

“Elephant Room” Review – Belly Laughs Make Us Human Elephant Room is a waltz into magic with heaps of offbeat absurdist humor on top

20th Annual SOFA Chicago Review – One Day Left to Get Pulse of World Art at Navy Pier

20th Annual SOFA Chicago Review – One Day Left to Get Pulse of World Art at Navy Pier Today is the last day to visit SOFA (Sculpture Objects Functional Art & Design) Show, now in its 20th year

Red Orchid’s “Trevor” Review – Seeing the World Through an Aging Chimp’s Eyes

Red Orchid’s “Trevor” Review –  Seeing the World Through an Aging Chimp’s Eyes Trevor is a show biz chimpanzee struggling with dried up gigs and a mother who clings to him beyond proportion

"Our Cultural Center" Non-Profit Arts Funding, a Comedy - Episode 6

"Our Cultural Center" Non-Profit Arts Funding, a Comedy - Episode 6 Episode 6 of "Our Cultural Center" where Randall takes the bait

"Our Cultural Center" Non-Profit Arts Funding, a Comedy - Episode 5

"Our Cultural Center" Non-Profit Arts Funding, a Comedy - Episode 5 "Our Cultural Center" shines a much needed spotlight on the dismal state of funding for non-profit arts with comedy! Here is Episode 5

Do-It-Yourself-Messiah Preview - A Great Chicago Tradition

Do-It-Yourself-Messiah Preview - A Great Chicago Tradition Chicago's traditional Do-It-Yourself-Messiah continues in 2013 and your contribution is welcome now

MCA’s John Zorn Tribute by ICE Review – Celebrating John Zorn in his 60th year

MCA’s John Zorn Tribute by ICE Review – Celebrating John Zorn in his 60th year MCA hosts the International Contemporary Ensemble's (ICE) tribute to John Zorn on his 60th birthday, where he also make a memorable cameo performance

Ka-Tet Theatre’s Lydie Breeze Review – Dark Tale of a Utopia Gone Awry

Ka-Tet Theatre’s Lydie Breeze Review – Dark Tale of a Utopia Gone Awry Ka-Tet produces Lydie Breeze a dark story about a failed utopia

"Our Cultural Center" Episode 4 - Non-Profit Arts Funding, A Comedy

"Our Cultural Center" Episode 4 - Non-Profit Arts Funding, A Comedy "Our Cultural Center" episode 4 continues to take a humorous look at how art and business are at odds with each other

Sculpture on the Boulevards - News Announcement from Chicago Park District

Sculpture on the Boulevards - News Announcement from Chicago Park District Art in the Parks!-- New Sculpture Exhibits Announced

Metropolitan Opera HD Broadcast of “The Nose” Review – Visual Dazzle Puts Spotlight on the Opera’s Boldness

Metropolitan Opera HD Broadcast of “The Nose” Review – Visual Dazzle Puts Spotlight on the Opera’s Boldness "The Nose", a satirical opera based on the short story by Gogol, uses visual dazzle to remind of Shostakovich's artistic journey through Stalinist times and the role that absurdity plays in global modernist art

"Our Cultural Center" Episode 3 - Non-Profit Arts Funding, A Comedy

"Our Cultural Center" Episode 3 - Non-Profit Arts Funding, A Comedy "Our Cultural Center" episode 3 puts us in the situation of a "troublesome" art exhibit

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Semyon Bychkov Review – Showcasing Two 20th Century Masterpieces

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Semyon Bychkov Review – Showcasing Two 20th Century Masterpieces World-Renowned Semyon Bychkov conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in works by Prokofiev and Walton

Our Cultural Center Episode 2 - Non-Profit Funding, A Comedy

 Our Cultural Center Episode 2 - Non-Profit Funding, A Comedy "Our Cultural Center" is showcasing top acting talent in town in a webisode series shining a light on nonprofit arts organizations dire need for funding-- with a lot of grins along the way

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company Review – Continuing a Conversation with John Cage

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company Review – Continuing a Conversation with John Cage Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company deliver "Story/Time" as a rumination and continuing conversation about art started by John Cage's "Indeterminacy" in 1961

The Storefront Company Restaurant Review – Distinctive, Delectable Culinary Art with a Capital “A”

The Storefront Company Restaurant Review – Distinctive, Delectable Culinary Art with a Capital “A” The Storefront Company is a welcoming, delectable farm-to table Bucktown Wicker Park restaurant with great flair for culinary art

MusicNOW Review – Putting More New in New Music

MusicNOW Review – Putting More New in New Music CSO's MusicNOW series kicks off with three of Europe's leading composers

Our Cultural Center Episode 1- Non-Profit Funding, A Comedy

Our Cultural Center Episode 1- Non-Profit Funding, A Comedy See the latest episode of "Our Cultural Center" on Splash magazine

Chicago Shakespeare World Stage Presentation “The Table” Review- Feast for Bunraku Puppetry Fans

Chicago Shakespeare World Stage Presentation “The Table” Review- Feast for Bunraku Puppetry Fans UK puppetry troupe Blind Summit demonstrate Bunraku Puppetry in "The Table" in a Chicago Shakespeare World Stage presentation

Chicago History Bowl - Announcement

Chicago History Bowl - Announcement The public is invited to determine a major exhibit in the Chicago History Museum

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