Articles by Amy Munice

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

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents CPS Ensemble in Othello

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents CPS Ensemble in Othello World-Renowned Chicago Shakespeare Theater Contributes Energy and Expertise to Chicago Schools

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Review- Varied Program of Mozart, Hindemith Then Crowned by Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Review- Varied Program of Mozart, Hindemith Then Crowned by Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet Chicago Symphony Orchestra- Mozart, Hindemith and Prokofiev in a stirring concert

Café Absinthe Review – Spot for a Quiet Dinner

Café Absinthe Review – Spot for a Quiet Dinner Cafe Absinthe features contemporary American cuisine with selections for varied palates

Lookingglass Theater’s “The North China Lover” – Erotic Story Sans Sizzle

Lookingglass Theater’s “The North China Lover” – Erotic Story Sans Sizzle The North China Lover at Lookingglass Theater is an adaptation of Margerite Dumas novel of same name

Chicago Symphony Orchestra “Macbeth” Review – Exhilarating!

Chicago Symphony Orchestra “Macbeth” Review – Exhilarating! Chicago Symphony Orchestra's celebration of Verdi ends with a highly dramatic rendition of Macbeth

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Review –Inspired Lighting with Achingly Beautiful “Last”

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Review –Inspired Lighting with Achingly Beautiful “Last” Lighting design and flawless dancers make for a beautiful evening, with the best saved and named "Last"

Light Opera Works Gershwin’s Greatest Hits Review – Giving George Gershwin His Due

Light Opera Works Gershwin’s Greatest Hits Review – Giving George Gershwin His Due Light Opera Works pays tribute to George Gershwin's rich legacy

Essex Inn Pink Light Commemoration Report – A Chicago Skyline Landmark Stays Pink for a Cure

Essex Inn Pink Light Commemoration Report – A Chicago Skyline Landmark Stays Pink for a Cure The Chicago skyline now sports a pink reminder of breast cancer for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and beyond

Museum of Contemporary Art Tercer Cuerpo Review – A Glimpse into the Buenos Aires Theater Scene

Museum of Contemporary Art Tercer Cuerpo Review – A Glimpse into the Buenos Aires Theater Scene Museum of Contemporary Art Performance space brings a taste of the Buenos Aires theater scene to Chicago

Chicago Symphony Center January Concerts Preview - CSO, Civic Orchestra and more

Chicago Symphony Center January Concerts Preview - CSO, Civic Orchestra and more Symphony Center continues in the new year with Chicago Symphony Orchestra concerts and other music events, several free to the public

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.

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