DE USURIS - THE SPIRIT OF IRELAND
The Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade kicks off on Saturday and there are lots of places to celebrate traditional Irish music all over town. The legendary Irish musician John Williams joined the CONVERSATION this week from the Celtic Knot Public House in Evanston before a Sunday afternoon community session. You will also enjoy fine fare and music at Chief O'Neill's Pub and Restaurant on Elston ... and be sure to check out the full schedule of events at the Irish American Heritage Center.
Elsewhere, there's film, music, theater and special events including: The Frank Lloyd Wright on Film Series at the Chicago History Museum, the Chicago European Film Festival and the Chicago premiere of Family Film, Goodman Theatre's Destiny of Desire, Spamilton at the Royal George, Rose Colella at Winter's Jazz Club and the Chi-Town Jazz Festival. Oh ... and the World Champion Chicago Cubs are in full swing! The Cubs meet the Cardinals on the road in St Louis on April 3rd and open the 2017 home season against the LA Dodgers in a night game at Wrigley on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 7:05 pm ... which is just about the time Monday Night Live at Petterino's will be kicking off!
Porchlight Music Theatre-The Scottsboro Boys through March 12th
Goodman Theatre – Uncle Vanya through March 12th
Paramount Theatre - Sweeney Todd through March 19th
Black Ensemble Theater – My Brother’s Keeper - The Story of the Nicholas Brothers through March 26th
American Blues Theatre - The Columnist through April 1st