The series host said the event will provide an opportunity for songwriters to be heard in a way they usually are not.
It’s pop art nirvana walking into a gallery full of iconic images – from Campbell’s soup cans to Marilyn Monroe – in this summer’s Andy Warhol retrospective in the Cleve Carney Museum of Art and the McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage.
Pure magic would describe “Corteo,” a fantasy-filled production by Cirque du Soleil, whose signature circus artistry is paired with absorbing theater and live vocalists and musicians sharing the performance space. It is playing through June 4 in the western suburbs.
Our region has long been home to luminaries in varied facets of the art world. The Fox Valley Arts Hall of Fame placed its latest inductees in the spotlight at a gala celebration. Hear from the honorees.
Champion guitarist and harp-guitarist Muriel Anderson will return for her hometown concert in Downers Grove on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. She will be joined by the Grammy-winning Jim "Kimo" West, longtime guitarist for "Weird Al" Yankovic.
The group will celebrate not only the new inductees' achievements at a gala, but also the 2020 honorees, including Jeff Hunt, founder of the St. Charles Singers, and portrait artist Vincent Chiaramonte of Campton Hills.
The last concert program in the series will feature some of Mozart’s best-known music, accompanied by the Metropolis Chamber Orchestra, and featuring guest soprano Michelle Areyzaga, who grew up in Elburn.
The celebrated guitarist and harp-guitarist will present her annual Saturday-after-Thanksgiving concert.
An end-of-the-world comedy is poised to strike the perfect comeback for live theater.
Artwork by the iconic artist is on display in the new Cleve Carney Museum of Art in Glen Ellyn.
The powerful images speak for the artist who is often her own subject in “Frida Kahlo: Timeless.”