Beginning in May 2015, famous America’s Cup yachts “Stars and Stripes” and “Abracadabra” will make their maiden voyage on Lake Michigan, providing an exhilarating experience. Companies and individuals can rent each 80-foot high-tech yacht that hold up to 20 guests while experiencing the nautical racing lifestyle. Next Level Sailing is perfect for one-of-a-kind corporate outings, team building activities, client entertainment, and individual events.
The Orion Ensemble concludes its 22nd season with “Celebration,” acknowledging the celebration of National Chamber Music Month with a program showcasing Chicago composer Marc Mellits. Orion performs Mellits’ “Tapas” for string trio, along with Kókai’s Quartettino, Cuban-born jazz and classical legend Paquito D’Rivera’s “Vals Venezolano” and “Contradanza” and Brahms’ Piano Quartet No. 2 in A Major.
This concert takes place Sunday, May 24 at 7:00 pm at First Baptist Church of Geneva, 2300 South Street in Geneva; Wednesday, May 27 at 7:30 pm in the Recital Hall at PianoForte Studios, 1335 S. Michigan Avenue in Chicago; and Sunday, May 31 at 7:30 pm at Music Institute of Chicago’s Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue in Evanston. For information, visit orionensemble.org.
The Saint Sebastian Players present The Sisters Rosensweig as the season’s final production. Wendy Wasserstein’s comedy takes place in the home of Sara Goode, a successful American banker living in London with her daughter Tess. When Sara’s sisters arrive for Sara’s birthday celebration, along with several men who are either very involved in or brand-new to their lives, the results are unexpected romance, suspected partings, recriminations, reconciliations and, above all, newfound love and acceptance.
This production runs April 24-May 17, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm and Sundays at 2:00 pm at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey (enter on Marshfield), Chicago. For information, visit saintsebastianplayers.org.
Perfect for Mother’s Day and wedding season, mySpa at Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park is offering a Bringin’ Down the House special. Mix and match your choice of four treatments for the price of three. Select from a divine 50 minute Radiant Facial, a soothing 50 minute myMassage, or an invigorating 50 minute Seasonal Scrub.