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The Drum Corps International semifinals, with Danahey on the loose

The Drum Corps International semifinals, with Danahey on the loose

If Aaron Rodgers ever picked out the halftime entertainment for a Packers game and based it on his mind-altering experience with Peruvian ayahuasca it might look like a Drum Corps International  (DCI) competition. What’s DCI, you say? Well, Louis Armstrong apparently said if you have to ask what jazz is, well, you’ll never know. Or… Continue Reading

Irish Theatre of Chicago back on the boards with Molly Sweeney

Irish Theatre of Chicago back on the boards with Molly Sweeney

After a two-year, COVID-19-related hiatus, Irish Theatre of Chicago recently returned to the stage with Brian Friel’s Molly Sweeney. The drama runs now through May 8 at the Chopin Theatre in Wicker Park. Mounting a show in what are sort-of post-pandemic times has been amazing and terrifying, said the show’s director, Siiri Scott. “We test… Continue Reading