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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. Many are marking the occasion. But Chicago’s City Lit Theater may put other plans to shame. The company plans to stage a Civil War-themed production every April, until the year 2015.
There’s a shop on Michigan Avenue in Chicago that has exclusive designs and it’s only open until Saturday. But you might not have heard of any of the designers. That’s because they’re getting their start through a fashion incubator.
Lyric Opera of Chicago today (April 21) named Anthony Freud, 53, as its new general director, effective October 1. The British-born Freud will be only the fourth leader of Lyric Opera in the company’s 58-year history.
Inner City Entertainment, also known as the ICE theater chain, will officially re-open one of its theaters in Chicago’s Lawndale neighborhood. The theater closed about four years ago. ICE has been in business almost for fifteen years now.