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      Christopher Theofanidis’s “Northern Lights”

      The Legend of the Northern Lights

      Grammy-nominated composer Christopher Theofanidis’s “Northern Lights” will receive its world-premiere performance August 8-9 with the Grant Park Orchestra conducted by Carlos Kalmar at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago’s Millenium Park, in a concert which will include a performance of Rachmaninov’s Symphony No. 2.  Theofanidis’s work, inspired by a children’s story about the origins of the aurora borealis, will be more…

      Fillet of Solo Festival

      Write Club's Ian Belknap

      This week, Suzanne Nance takes a trip to Chicago’s East Rogers Park for the 17th-annual Fillet of Solo Festival, presented by Lifeline Theatre and Live Bait Theatre

      Virginio Ferrari’s “Continuing Experience”

      Virginio Ferrari's "Being Born," at the intersection Ohio St. and Erie St. in Chicago

      This week, Matt DeStefano profiles sculptor Virginio Ferrari, who’s more than 30 large sculptures are in public places in and around Chicago.