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MILLENNIUM PARK CHICAGO CHICAGO ART INSTITUTE–TOO BRIEF A VISIT Advertisements

I only love real cities and real country. Small cities, big towns can be fine but where’s the thrill? That big city pulse. I’ve only been IN Chicago one time prior to now–through many times of course, O’Hare being a major gateway to the rest of the world. Now that I’ve been here, I’m coming back. For dance performances and to see my dance friends. …And now to finish up my visit I’m… Read More

Hamilton, the musical, is bright and Broadwayish as it should be, even here in Chicago. I have actually never seen such pre-curtain-up enthusiasm before…the audience was giddy with excitement, anticipation, expectation…it was palpable. Came early, bought the t-shirts and souvenir program book and wine and popcorn (the latter which I just ate for Sunday morning breakfast), took a few pics of the empty stage and Then It All Began. Hamilton is good,… Read More

Saturday Morning. Chicago. The City. That City Energy. I love it. The El runs right by my hotel and is a much better sleep aide than my white-noise fans back home. Dinner with Bonnie Brooks, Columbia College dance impresario, last night which was a lovely catch-up after a very long time. And THEN, the always mighty and magnificent Nora Chipaumire with her portrait of myself as my father at Columbia College Dance… Read More