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Photo Flash: Patti LuPone Headlines Auditorium Theatre's 125th Anniversary GalaPhoto Flash: Patti LuPone Headlines Auditorium Theatre's 125th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University celebrated its milestone 125th Birthday on December 9, 2014, exactly 125 years to the day that the National Historic Landmark Theatre opened in 1889. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Names 12/9 'Auditorium Theatre Day'Mayor Rahm Emanuel Names 12/9 'Auditorium Theatre Day'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

In celebration of the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University's 125th Anniversary, Mayor Rahm Emanuel proclaims Tuesday, December 9, 2014 'Auditorium Theatre Day' in the City of Chicago. Exactly 125 years to the day of its momentous opening in 1889, the Auditorium Theatre invites the Chicago community to partake in birthday festivities in an all-day Birthday extravaganza. (more...)

The Auditorium Theatre to Mark 125th Anniversary With 'LIVING THE HISTORY' Gala, 12/9The Auditorium Theatre to Mark 125th Anniversary With 'LIVING THE HISTORY' Gala, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Exactly 125 years from when the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University opened its doors in 1889, the National Historic Landmark, led by Board Chairman Melvin L. Katten and Executive Director Brett Batterson, celebrates its milestone 125th Anniversary with a special performance, "Living the History -- 125 Years of the Auditorium Theatre" on December 9, 2014. (more...)

Seventeen Chicago Institutions form America's Urban Campus to prove Chicago is a Global Destination for Higher Education and Post-Graduate EmploymentSeventeen Chicago Institutions form America's Urban Campus to prove Chicago is a Global Destination for Higher Education and Post-Graduate Employment
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

CHICAGO, Nov. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Newly formed America's Urban Campus (AUC), a consortium of 17 not-for-profit Chicago-area colleges and universities, released today the results of an in-depth study on how Chicago's higher education sector impacts the city, establishing Chicago as a global destination for higher education and post-graduate employment. (more...)

BigMarker Announces Partnership With Techweek to Bring the Event to a Global AudienceBigMarker Announces Partnership With Techweek to Bring the Event to a Global Audience
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

CHICAGO, IL - BigMarker (http://www.bigmarker.com), the platform for learning and sharing through cloud-based innovative web conferences, today announced a partnership with Techweek offering free, live coverage of Techweek Los Angeles to a global audience. This event will be the first ever to be hosted using WebRTC, a browser-based technology that has been built out using a proprietary methodology and can be accessed directly from the BigMarker site. (more...)

Latin Grammy Award Winner Aida Cuevas to Headline Benefit Concert for Mariachi Heritage FoundationLatin Grammy Award Winner Aida Cuevas to Headline Benefit Concert for Mariachi Heritage Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Mexican icon Aida Cuevas and Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles will perform a world-class benefit concert on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre. The concert proceeds will support the Mariachi Heritage Foundation's mariachi education programs taught in Chicago Public Schools (CPS). (more...)

Dance Theatre of Harlem to Return to Chicago After 16 Years, 11/21-23Dance Theatre of Harlem to Return to Chicago After 16 Years, 11/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

After 16 years, the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University welcomes back Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) to Chicago as part of its 125th Anniversary Season celebration, November 21 - 23, 2014. (more...)

The Auditorium Theatre to Launch 'Made in Chicago' Series, 11/8The Auditorium Theatre to Launch 'Made in Chicago' Series, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Celebrating a milestone 125th Anniversary, the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University kicks off its inaugural “Made in Chicago” performance series highlighting the city's best homegrown music and dance artists and ensembles. Launching in November, the robust series will present three Windy City mainstays including “On Stage With... Susan Werner” (November 8); the perennially popular Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic with “CJP @ Ten” (November 14); and the award-winning Thodos Dance Chicago (November 29). (more...)

AT&T Confirms Plans To Deliver U-verse' With AT&T GigaPower(SM) In ChicagoAT&T Confirms Plans To Deliver U-verse' With AT&T GigaPower(SM) In Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ AT&T* today confirmed it will expand its ultra-fast AT&T GigaPower network to the City of Chicago. The all-fiber network will deliver Internet speeds up to 1 gigabit per second, and AT&T's most advanced TV services to consumers and small businesses. (more...)

Quotables from NBC's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLONQuotables from NBC's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Below, check out quotables from NBC's THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, September 22-26. (more...)

Techweek Los Angeles Honors Top Technology Influencers with 2nd Annual Techweek100Techweek Los Angeles Honors Top Technology Influencers with 2nd Annual Techweek100
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Techweek, the nation's leading technology conference and festival showcasing and enabling innovation ecosystems, today released the Los Angeles Techweek100, an annual list comprised of the most influential Los Angeles-area technology and business leaders. Individuals included in the Techweek100 have been identified as the most significant contributors to the growth of the regional technology and innovation ecosystem. (more...)

Online Grocer Door to Door Organics Expands Chicago OperationsOnline Grocer Door to Door Organics Expands Chicago Operations
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

“Creating economic opportunities within Chicago's diverse neighborhoods and fostering innovation are key components of Mayor Emanuel's Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs, which World Business Chicago is currently implementing,” said World Business Chicago (WBC) President & CEO Jeff Malehorn. “Door to Door Organics' expanding operations increases access to fresh, quality food for Chicagoans, and brings e-commerce jobs to Chicago's thriving tech ecosystem.” (more...)

The Auditorium Theatre to Celebrate 125th Anniversary With Free Special Events, Beginning 10/31The Auditorium Theatre to Celebrate 125th Anniversary With Free Special Events, Beginning 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Celebrating a milestone 125th Anniversary Season, Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University will open its doors for the entire community beginning on October 31 with the first film in the "Made in Chicago" Movie Series, "Chicago," and continuing on November 9 with Family Fun Day where all are welcome to experience the magic of the Auditorium Theatre while enjoying interactive activities, exciting crafts, special tours and more. Both events are free and open to the public. (more...)

Chicago Human Rhythm Project's Jubalee Gala Set for 10/7Chicago Human Rhythm Project's Jubalee Gala Set for 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

The Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), celebrating 25 years as the nation's premier presenter of American tap dance and contemporary percussive arts, honors Patti Eylar and Charlie Gardner and The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation with its JUBA! Award at Jubalee, CHRP's annual gala benefit supporting performance, education and community programs that reach more than 20,000 people every year. This special evening, hosted by Bill Kurtis, takes place October 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. (more...)

Auditorium Theatre's 125th Anniversary Gala Set for 12/14Auditorium Theatre's 125th Anniversary Gala Set for 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Exactly 125 years from when the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University opened its doors in 1889, the National Historic Landmark, led by Board Chairman Melvin L. Katten and Executive Director Brett Batterson, celebrates its milestone 125th Anniversary with a special performance, "Living the History - 125 Years of the Auditorium Theatre" on December 9, 2014. The celebratory evening, which begins with a star-studded program at the Auditorium Theatre (50 E Congress Pkwy), will include a tribute to the diverse entertainment that has been, and continues to be presented at the theatre including symphonic music, opera, Broadway musicals, rock music and dance. The performance will be immediately followed by a Gala Celebration Dinner at the Palmer House Hilton (17 E Monroe) to cap off the extraordinary night. (more...)

The Auditorium Theatre Selected as Fifth Star HonoreeThe Auditorium Theatre Selected as Fifth Star Honoree
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, celebrating their 125th Anniversary Season, has been chosen as one of five honorees for the City of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) inaugural Fifth Star Awards, celebrating the city's creativity through artists, arts advocates and cultural institutions. The free public celebration, also honoring dancer Lou Conte, artist Richard Hunt, Grammy-winning composer, pianist and radio personality Ramsey Lewis and arts advocate Lois Weisberg, will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 7:00 pm at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park (201 E. Randolph St.) and will feature live performances and tributes throughout the evening. (more...)

CHICAGO DANCING FESTIVAL's Opening Performance Set for Millennium Park Simulcast, 8/20CHICAGO DANCING FESTIVAL's Opening Performance Set for Millennium Park Simulcast, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance, in partnership with Millennium Park and the City of Chicago, presents the opening night simulcast of the Chicago Dancing Festival on Wednesday, August 20, at 7:30PM. (more...)

Governor Quinn, Mayor Emanuel and MATTER Founders Announce Health Innovation Technology Hub Buildout and Opening of Membership ApplicationsGovernor Quinn, Mayor Emanuel and MATTER Founders Announce Health Innovation Technology Hub Buildout and Opening of Membership Applications
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Steven Collens was named MATTER chief executive officer and Patrick Flavin was named executive director, partnerships. MATTER will open in early 2015 in the Merchandise Mart, next to the 1871 digital hub. New renderings of the center were also released today. (more...)

Google, Staples Fulfill Every Chicago Teacher's Classroom Dream On DonorsChoose.orgGoogle, Staples Fulfill Every Chicago Teacher's Classroom Dream On DonorsChoose.org
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that Google and Staples have fully funded every Chicago-based project on the education crowdfunding site DonorsChoose.org. As a result, 363 teachers will receive $383,868 worth of classroom supplies ranging from paper, pencils and books to laptops, musical instruments and microscopes. (more...)

Collaboraction to Bring CRIME SCENE CHICAGO to Four Neighborhoods Next MonthCollaboraction to Bring CRIME SCENE CHICAGO to Four Neighborhoods Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Collaboraction returns this summer to incite change on a hyperlocal level by embedding its smash hit, docu-drama live theater experience Crime Scene Chicago in four different Chicago neighborhoods on four consecutive weekends in August: (more...)

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