Articles by Amy Munice

Dame Myra Hess Alice Yoo and Adam Golka Recital Review – Varied Program with Wide Emotive Range

Dame Myra Hess Alice Yoo and Adam Golka Recital Review – Varied Program with Wide Emotive Range A wide ranging program--Debussy, Beethoven, Faure, and a piece based on a poem by Allen Ginsburg-- were performed by a much-awarded cello and piano duo

Lifeline’s “The Killer Angels” Review – A Tale of War Well-Told

Lifeline’s “The Killer Angels” Review – A Tale of War Well-Told Lifeline's "The Killer Angels" is a compelling presentation of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel of the same name that brings the horror of the Civil War to life

MCA’s Taylor Mac Show Review – A Person of Performer Gender Provokes Thought and Smiles

MCA’s Taylor Mac Show Review – A Person of Performer Gender Provokes Thought and Smiles An Abridged Concert of the History of Political Popular Music by Performance Artist Taylor Mac entertains while delivering scathing political commentary through a gender politics lens

Lokal Review – Discover the Hideaway Where the Food Industry Stars Go After Hours

Lokal Review – Discover the Hideaway Where the Food Industry Stars Go After Hours People who keep many of Chicago's better food places humming know to do their humming at Lokal. It's really hopping in late night and early a.m. hours. Look to Lokal for gourmet winter comfort food as the weather chills

Dame Myra Hess Concert Project Fusion Review – Elevating the Saxophone to its Rightful Throne

Dame Myra Hess Concert Project Fusion Review – Elevating the Saxophone to its Rightful Throne The International Music Foundation's Dame Myra Hess Concert featured a rarely heard saxophone repertoire performed by the award-winning and sparkling Project Fusion

ASPEN SANTA FE BALLET Preview - One Night Only at the Harris Theater

ASPEN SANTA FE BALLET Preview - One Night Only at the Harris Theater Aspen Santa Fe Ballet returns to Chicago for one night only. Program features work by Jorma Elo, Cayetano Soto and Chicago’s own Alejandro Cerrudo.

The Trip to Bountiful Review – Sentimental Journey Home

The Trip to Bountiful Review – Sentimental Journey Home The Trip to Bountiful is a story about longing for happier times and coping with a life that is less than what you want

Siam: The Queen and the White City Opening Review – Thai-Chicago Bonds Renewed with Dazzling Spectacle and Thai Treasures

Siam:  The Queen and the White City Opening Review – Thai-Chicago Bonds Renewed with Dazzling Spectacle and Thai Treasures Chicago History Museum Special Exhibit Now Open -- Siam: the Queen and the White City -- reminding us of how Chicago-Thai bonds were born

Evita Review – History Told in Song, Dance and Spectacular Stagecraft

Evita Review – History Told in Song, Dance and Spectacular Stagecraft Evita tells the story of Eva Peron and the cult of personality surrounding her with music, dance and spectacular staging

Drumbar Review – Ready to Take the Chill from Your Autumn

Drumbar Review – Ready to Take the Chill from Your Autumn Atop a Gold Coast Hotel, Drumbar awaits you with cocktails carefully thought through to match the season

To Master the Art Review – Savor a Life Lived to the Fullest

To Master the Art Review – Savor a Life Lived to the Fullest To Master the Art tells the story of Julia Child in France during the years that spawned her famous cookbook and much more, entertaining all the way

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Preview - December Schedule

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Preview - December Schedule Chicago Symphony Orchestra plans many holiday themed concerts for December

Shattered Globe’s “Other People’s Money” Review – Stellar Script, Cast, Direction

Shattered Globe’s “Other People’s Money” Review – Stellar Script, Cast, Direction Shattered Globe Theatre makes you mull on capitalism with a fresh eye with this expertly acted production of "Other People's Money"

CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO CELEBRATES 95TH ANNIVERSARY WITH FREE PERFORMANCES AT SYMPHONY CENTER AND ACROSS CHICAGO News Release

CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO CELEBRATES 95TH ANNIVERSARY WITH FREE PERFORMANCES AT SYMPHONY CENTER AND ACROSS CHICAGO News Release This is the 95th year of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association’s s training ensemble for pre-professional musicians—the only one affiliated with a major American symphony orchestra

CICERO’S CHODL AUDITORIUM HOSTS FREE CONCERT WITH CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI News Release

CICERO’S CHODL AUDITORIUM HOSTS FREE CONCERT WITH CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI News Release Free CSO Concert Wednesday, September 18.

Hank Williams: Lost Highway Review – Hank Williams Recreated in 21 Songs Plus

Hank Williams: Lost Highway Review – Hank Williams Recreated in 21 Songs Plus Meet Hank Williams as a boy and follow him to his untimely death at 29---with many a classic song along the way expertly performed by an enthusiastic cast

Interactive “Give” sculpture unveiled on State Street at Chicago Loop Alliance’s The Gateway public plaza Report - Chicago Street Musicians engaged for pop-up lunchtime performances too

Interactive “Give” sculpture unveiled on State Street at Chicago Loop Alliance’s The Gateway public plaza Report - Chicago Street Musicians engaged for pop-up lunchtime performances too Chicago Gateway lunchtime destination adds more art and street performance

TimeLine’s “Raisin in the Sun” Review – A Production Worthy of Chicago’s Literary Treasure at a Historic Moment

TimeLine’s “Raisin in the Sun” Review – A Production Worthy of Chicago’s Literary Treasure at a Historic Moment TimeLine Theatre brings Chicagoan Lorraine Hansberry's classic play "Raisin in the Sun" to vibrant life, compelling you to grapple with the experience of each member of the Younger family portrayed in this story

“Conversations on a Homecoming” Review – For Those Steeped in Irish Lore and Ear

“Conversations on a Homecoming” Review – For Those Steeped in Irish Lore and Ear "Conversations on a Homecoming" tells the tale of one Irish emigree returning to his home town pub one night to see his old friends. Drinks are downed and hard truths come out.

Chicago Dancing Festival Harris Theater and Auditorium Theatre Review – Exciting New Choreography Steals the Limelight

Chicago Dancing Festival Harris Theater and Auditorium Theatre Review – Exciting New Choreography Steals the Limelight Chicago Dancing Festival showcased world-class dance talent with imaginative choreography stealing the show

Prasino Review – A Haven for Health-Conscious Foodies

Prasino Review – A Haven for Health-Conscious Foodies Prasino, which means "green" in Greek, prides itself in being a first of a kind eco-friendly restaurant for foodies serving eclectic clientele in the Wicker Park /Ukranian Village and from throughout Chicago

August 21 Dame Myra Hess Concert Review – An Intimate Four Hands Performance

August 21 Dame Myra Hess Concert Review – An Intimate Four Hands Performance Two world-renowned virtuoso pianists share an intimate program of four hand selections

Thanksgiving Day Parade Preview - Your Chance to Volunteer at an ALL- FUN event

Thanksgiving Day Parade Preview - Your Chance to Volunteer at an ALL- FUN event Join an 80-year tradition and volunteer to help make the Thanksgiving Parade in Chicago a memorable and fun event for children of all ages

Grant Park Music Festival 79th Season Review – Successfully Seeding Love of Classical Music for Generations to Come

Grant Park Music Festival 79th Season Review – Successfully Seeding Love of Classical Music for Generations to Come Grant Park Music Festival just concluded it's 79th season of summer music in the spectacular Frank Gehry-designed Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Preview - November Schedule Announcement

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Preview - November Schedule Announcement Chicago Symphony Orchestra's November, 2013 programming includes options for families, devotees of classical music as well as fun sing-along events

Chicago Sinfonietta 2013-2014 Season Opening Celebration Review – An “Expect the Unexpected” Fun-Packed Gala

Chicago Sinfonietta 2013-2014 Season Opening Celebration Review – An “Expect the Unexpected” Fun-Packed Gala On September 12 the cutting-edge Chicago Sinfonietta hosted a fundraiser sneak preview of their 2013-2014 season--another milestone in making classical music accessible to new generations and all communities

Steppenwolf’s First Look “The Gospel of Franklin” Review – A Masterful Immersion in the Contradictions of a Complex Man

Steppenwolf’s First Look “The Gospel of Franklin” Review – A Masterful Immersion in the Contradictions of a Complex Man Meet Franklin, a man of God or at least sound-bite Gospel, through the eyes of a son struggling to come to terms with his father's complexity

Grant Park Music Festival Concerto for Saxophones Review – The Excitement of GPMF Getting Latin Jazzy

Grant Park Music Festival Concerto for Saxophones Review – The Excitement of GPMF Getting Latin Jazzy Grant Park Music Festival puts on a night of Latin-inspired Jazz and other Latin classical sounds, including a Concerto for Saxophone and Orchestra, under the energized baton of Carlos Kalmar

Broadway in Chicago Summer Concert in Millennium Park Review and Preview – Broadway Love Fest Is On!

Broadway in Chicago Summer Concert in Millennium Park Review and Preview – Broadway Love Fest Is On! Broadway lovers waited out the rain for a fast-paced collage by video and live performance of snippets of some of the Broadway shows coming to Chicago in the coming year

Silk Road Rising’s “Invasion!” Review – Provocative Small Theater at its Best

Silk Road Rising’s “Invasion!” Review – Provocative Small Theater at its Best Silk Road Ensemble's "Invasion!" deconstructs stereotypes of the Arab man in America and the violence that surrounds these stereotypes -- taking on a weighty topic with great humor

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