Andrew recommends some goings-on south of Madison Street.
Critic’s Choice is a weekly feature in which WFMT’s Critic-at-Large Andrew Patner shares his observations on arts and culture, from performances at Orchestra Hall to happenings in overlooked Chicago neighborhoods to festivals around the world. It airs three times each week on 98.7WFMT – Wednesdays at 10:00 am, Saturdays after the opera broadcast and before From the Recording Horn with Andy Karzas, and Sundays at 8:30 am – and its script and the audio is posted and archived at wfmt.com/criticschoice after the first radio broadcast each week.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew responds to listener response to a previous Critic’s Choice segment, “The Met’s Robots.”
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew recommends a new exhibit at University of Chicago’s Smart Museum.
Friday, January 4, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
Sure, The Metropolitan Opera’s HD broadcasts bring the pure experience of the opera to theaters across the globe–but do they also take it away from those at the opera house? Andrew explores.
Saturday, December 22, 2012 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew recommends The Book of Mormon at Bank of America Theatre.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew recommends (Un)familiar Music Series: (Re)New Amsterdam which takes place this Sunday, December 16 at 1:00pm at Empty Bottle.
Saturday, December 1, 2012 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew recommends Wagner and Me, now showing at the Gene Siskel Film Center.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew reads more from James Thurber’s Fables for Our Time.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew recommends Lyric Opera of Chicago’s production of Massenet’s Werther.