Beyond, Event, Games & Tech, Review

There Was Great Local Talent at Logan Theatre’s Playtest Party 2017

Last Friday the usually spacious Logan Theatre Lounge was packed with local game designers and developers eager to show off their prototypes. Hosted by the Logan Theatre and the Nerdologues […]

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Beyond, Stages, Theater

On the Road: New York Theater, Off-Broadway Is My Way

Third Coast Review went to New York last week—mainly for a theater critics conference. The schedule provided plenty of time for great theater, and I took advantage of that by […]

Nancy S Bishop /
Beyond, Food, Suburbs and exurbs

Alton Brown’s Eat Your Science Tour To Have Grand Finale at Genesee Theater in Waukegan 

Alton Brown is a name most everyone should know by now. He’s made a career out of being a sort of Mr. Wizard/Bill Nye in the food world, and has […]

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Beyond, Event, Games & Tech, Review

International Games Day at Chicago Public Library a Resounding Success

International Games Week is a yearly event where thousands of public libraries all over the world invite their communities to come together in the name of play. We were at […]

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Beyond, Soapbox, Uncategorized

We Stand With Chicagoist and DNAinfo Chicago

  Today, the plug was abruptly pulled from both Chicagoist and DNAinfo Chicago. There was no warning, just an immediate takedown of everything on both sites. Amazing writers, editors and […]

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Beyond, Interviews, Museums, Uncategorized

The Present Past – Groundbreaking Exhibit Brings Holocaust Survivors’ Stories to Life Every Day

It should first be said that the accounts that Holocaust survivors have of their time in the concentration camps, the ghettos and occupied countries, fighting for their lives and witnessing […]

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Beyond, Museums, Uncategorized

Focus On: The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

Skokie, Illinois has a lot of things going for it – Old Orchard Mall, a beautiful piece of the lakeshore,  and some fantastic theaters and performing arts venues. It was […]

Marielle Bokor /
Beyond, Parks and zoos

Gallery: Chicago Botanic Garden’s Amazing Jack o’ Lanterns

Continuing on in our Halloween weekend excitement, we’re bringing you the best of the Chicago Botanic Garden’s 2nd annual Night of 1000 Jack o’ Lanterns. The event features at least […]

Marielle Bokor /
Beyond, Front page

Have a Blast This Halloween Weekend! Tips for Magic, Theater, Lit, Music, Food

Looking for some spooky events to attend this weekend? Or maybe you’d rather take in a fun Halloween play? Whatever you’re interested in, Chicago has something for you! Third Coast […]

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Beyond, Film & TV, Interviews, Museums, Uncategorized

Saturday Night Live: The Experience Is An Exhibit As Iconic As The Show

  [soliloquy id=”19975″]   Saturday Night Live is an institution. For 43 seasons, you’ve been able to tune to NBC at 10:30pm Chicago time and be in that same familiar […]

Marielle Bokor /
Architecture, Art & Museums, Beyond

On the Road: 1933’s Vision of the Future at the Century of Progress Homes

Tucked away on a stretch of Indiana dunes beachfront are five homes built to showcase innovation and industrial progress for Chicago’s 1933 World’s Fair, the Century of Progress International Exposition. […]

Nancy S Bishop /
Beyond, Interviews, Museums, Uncategorized

Ancient Mediterranean Cultures in Contact at Field Museum A Thoughtful, Timely Treasure

The Field Museum‘s had a busy year. Leading off in March, they brought visitors behind the scenes to the work scientists, curators and creatives do every day to put out […]

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