Chicago Dancing Festival– The only free festival of its kind in the nation.…read more about the festival in Emily Disher’s preview in the upcoming issue.
The Redmoon Theatre’s summer 2014 Great Chicago Fire Festival – The Great Chicago Fire Festival will come from the city’s neighborhoods. In 2014, the Festival will start with 15 aldermanic wards, with that number growing in subsequent years…..the upcoming festival by Redmoon Theatre will commemorate the fire and we’re previewing the celebration in the new issue.
Conductor Andrew Grams of the Elgin Symphony – Maestro Grams made his first subscription series appearance with the Cleveland Orchestra in May 2006 conducting Schoenberg’s Second Chamber Symphony. Read our Question and Answer interview with Grams in our upcoming issue of Clef Notes Journal.
Gene Siskel Film Center – THE WIND RISES ( May 23–29) Studio Ghibli’s animation wizard Hayao Miyazaki (PRINCESS MONONOKE, SPIRITED AWAY) has declared THE WIND RISES his final film….Laura Price will write a feature profiling the Film Center’s programming in downtown Chicago in our upcoming issue.
Hubbard Street Dance Performing in Millennium Park this summer – This free outdoor event, open to the public, is part of Millennium Park’s 10th anniversary celebration and highlights the final weekend of Hubbard Street’s 36th season, as well as the Harris Theater’s 10th anniversary season….read more about the HSDC’s summer season when Emily Disher previews their June performance in our upcoming issue.
Gene Siskel Film Center –JE T’AIME, JE T’AIME ( Fri, May 23rd at 6:00pm
Mon, May 26th at 6:00pm)
Perhaps Resnais’s most underrated film, and one of the most difficult to see-this melancholy, haunting story is the occasion for some of Resnais’s most dazzling displays of time-twisting editing….read more about Gene Siskel Film Center’s summer programming in our upcoming issue.
Redmoon Theatre’s summer 2014reat Chicago Fire Festival –On October 4, a first-of-its-kind festival will light up the Second City . And, in the months leading up to the festival, a series of public events and arts activities will take place in 15 participating neighborhoods… the upcoming festival by Redmoon Theatre will commemorate the Great Chicago Fire and we’re previewing the festival in the new issue.