michiganavemag.com - Culture https://michiganavemag.com/ Usher in the Holiday Season with the Joffrey Ballet's Reimagined 'Nutcracker' https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25044/Usher-in-the-Holiday-Season-with-the-Joffrey-Ballets-Reimagined-Nutcracker The Joffrey Ballet’s reimagined Nutcracker returns to usher in the holiday season. It was one of the city’s biggest cultural stories of 2016: After more than a quarter-century, th… Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0700 Twyla's New Holiday Collection Showcases Contemporary Artists https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25020/Twylas-New-Holiday-Collection-Showcases-Contemporary-Artists Now through January 15, Twyla, an online marketplace for contemporay art, will be offering customers a special series of limited-edition prints from acclaimed artists Nick Turner, Laurent Elie… Fri, 10 Nov 2017 07:00:00 -0700 Chicago Author Jonathan Eig on the Enduring Legacy of Muhammad Ali https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/24976/Chicago-Author-Jonathan-Eig-on-the-Enduring-Legacy-of-Muhammad-Ali As he delivers the first complete biography of Muhammad Ali, Chicago author Jonathan Eig reflects on the man behind the persona that still captivates the sporting world. Ali mingling with you… Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0600 8 Can't-Miss Events in Chicago for Fall https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/24935/8-Cant-Miss-Events-in-Chicago-for-Fall Saying goodbye to summer is a whole lot easier when you consider all that’s coming in the new cultural season—like these eight absolute must-see and-do happenings for fall. Hebru… Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0600 The Best Ways to Send out Summer https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/24929/The-Best-Ways-to-Send-out-Summer With August in full swing, a reluctant countdown to fall has begun—but the season’s fast-approaching end certainly hasn’t encouraged Chicagoans to slow down. The opposite: fr… Fri, 11 Aug 2017 13:52:00 -0600 How Elko Hardwoods Transforms Salvaged Trees into Stunning Furniture https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/24842/How-Elko-Hardwoods-Transforms-Salvaged-Trees-into-Stunning-Furniture Stunning handmade furniture from family-owned Chicago company Elko Hardwoods gives chic new life to Midwestern trees. Every table tells a story: Elko Hardwoods founder Matt Thomas transforms… Mon, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0600 Project Windows 2017 Is Open For Voting! https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/24870/Project-Windows-2017-Is-Open-For-VotingI Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0600 The Red Hot Chili Peppers Heat up the United Center for the First Time in 20 Years https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/24835/The-Red-Hot-Chili-Peppers-Heat-up-the-United-Center-for-the-First-Time-in-20-Years The Red Hot Chili Peppers heat up the United Center for the first time in 20 years. With more than 80 million records sold worldwide, six Grammy Awards, and a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall o… Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0600 5 Beach-Ready New Releases from Chicago Authors https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/24834/5-Beach-Ready-New-Releases-from-Chicago-Authors Sink into a good book this summer with these beach-ready new releases from Chicago authors. The best of summer is simple: sun, sand, burgers, ballgames—and a good read for those days w… Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0600 Why the New American Writers Museum is Chicago's Latest Can't-Miss https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/24833/Why-the-New-American-Writers-Museum-is-Chicagos-Latest-Cant-Miss Thanks to the new American Writers Museum, the city's literary scene is having a serious moment. With interactive exhibits and galleries focusing on authors both local and national—incl… Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0600