Hot Picks: Cirque Shanghai’s ‘Year of the Dragon’
By Jessi Virtusio firstname.lastname@example.org May 16, 2012 3:58PM
Cirque Shanghai's "Year of the Dragon" includes acts such as the Wheel of Death.
Updated: September 2, 2012 1:32PM
Here is a look at top events you won’t want to miss.
Suggestions include Cirque Shanghai’s “Year of the Dragon” at Navy Pier.
One of my favorite annual shows will be back for the summer beginning May 24.
Cirque Shanghai will present “Year of the Dragon” through Sept. 3 at Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago.
Information: (800) 745-3000 (tickets), navypier.com.
May 18’s Weekend magazine will feature a preview of Suburban Youth Symphony Orchestra events with Park Forest native Quinton Morris and a movie review of “What to Expect When You’re Expecting.”
There also are features about Brookfield Zoo’s “Xtreme Bugs” exhibit and Art Institute of Chicago’s “Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective.”
Some of these articles already are available in SouthtownStar.com’s Entertainment section.
Also for May 17, 2012
Carpe Weekend offers a look at events in Tinley Park, Alsip and Homewood.
The movies “The Dictator” and “Battleship,” which will screen early at some Southland theaters,” are reviewed.
There is also a quick look at the BACinema screening of “The Kid with a Bike” at the Beverly Arts Center in Chicago.
Jessi Virtusio blogs about music, movies and much more on Elaborating on Entertainment at blogs.southtownstar.com/entertainment.