PostHeaderIcon Milwaukee Unveils New “Bones”

Editor’s Note: This news event and happy occasion marks the 100th post I have written for I started this project almost six years ago and have derived great enjoyment sharing my thoughts on Chicago’s cultural scene and beyond. Read more

PostHeaderIcon “Wozzeck” Shows War’s Brutality

We know that “War is Hell”  but we don’t usually go to Lyric Opera to see it so vividly portrayed. As a production, “Wozzeck” is theatrically arresting, a tribute to Sir David McVicar, an opera director usually associated with Mozart, … Read more

PostHeaderIcon Timeline Finds Play’s Greatness

Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller

This Saturday marks Arthur Miller’s 100th birthday. Miller ranks as one of the 20th Century’s greatest playwrights, in the select company of Eugene O’Neill, Tom Stoppard and Tennessee Williams. He wrote numerous plays but three– “Death of Salesman“, … Read more

PostHeaderIcon Henry Diltz: Man “Behind the Lens”

Herbert Diltz has captured many magical moments in rock history. His photos grace the covers of over 200 albums. He is touring five cities this month with Patti Boyd, famous in her own right. '

PostHeaderIcon Shuffle Off to Buffalo…No, Make That Milwaukee

You have just another month to catch the most pleasurable art exhibit of this summer, much less the past year. It’s not in Chicago but 90 minutes away at the Milwaukee Art Museum. And it’s actually two shows in … Read more