April 23rd 9am - SSA#33 for Wicker Park Bucktown invites you to a public meeting to discuss the proposed renewal and expansion of Special Service Area #33. The expansion area under consideration consists of the two blocks of Cortland between Ashland and Paulina. Your participation is important!
".. striking, laudably ambitious...a hip, sexy, movement-oriented show - Chicago Tribune
"boldly (and brashly) directed and choreographed" - Chicago Sun Times
"..brilliant and boldly modern variation of a classic story that explores the lines between self-image and self-destruction is one that Wilde would likely take pride in" - NewCity Chicago
"..frenetic pace ..the beautiful stage pictures, and awesome physical work propel the piece" - CenterStage.com
"lush, modern, sexy and fun! - ChicagoCritic.com
"..exciting, continually moving mass of light, sound and writhing flesh... beautiful, sensual theatrical thriller, especially adapted for today’s audiences" - ChicagoTheatreReview.com
Thu-Sat 8pm; Sun 7p until May 18th - Tickets $25-39 - More info: 773.769.3832
Sat April 26th at 10am - Dr. Pasi Sahlberg gives an inspiring talk about global education. He is the author of the best seller Finnis Lessons: What can the world learn from educational change in Finland? In adition to is experience in the classroom as a teacer, he has also served as a teacher educato and policy advisor in Finland. Dr. Salberg compares educational systems and reforms from around the world; advises education policy makers and is a Professor of Practice at Harvard University's Graduate School of Education. Please attend and Raise Your Hand for high quality education.
Reserve here. More information Info@IlRaiseYourHand.org
Monday April 28th - Northern Illinois University invites you 2014 BFA Senior Actor Showcase. Its Meisner based classically trained actors will present both contemporary and classical scenes with a mix of monologues and reels. Scenes directed by Kay Martinovich; Reels directed by Anthony Perella Jr. and Movement directed by Patricia Skarbinski. Private invite only event.
May 1st - June 8th - “5 Lesbians Eating A Quiche,”, the hilarious send-up of 1950s cold war repression and kitsch culture, finds five women assembled in a church basement (along with the audience) for the 1956 annual meeting of the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein’s annual quiche breakfast.
Tickets $15-40 online or 773.404.7336 (Wed-Sun)