Month: March 2018

REVIEW: Gloria Estefan’s Broadway musical ‘On Your Feet!’ makes triumphant Chicago return

Gloria Estefan’s Broadway musical ‘On Your Feet!’ makes triumphant Chicago return By Philip Potempa   There is no mistaking the electricity and energy that surrounds the music and performances of international superstar Gloria Estefan. I don’t automatically leap to my feet following the finale of a production, but the inspiring and exciting life and career of Estefan has the power to propel audiences, including myself, to do just that. Broadway In Chicago is hosting a three-week return run of “On Your Feet!,” now through April 8 at Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, in Chicago. The musical is based on the life story of...

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TRAVEL: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa unveils expansion

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa unveils expansion By Philip Potempa It’s always exciting to write about something attached with a Tampa, Fla. dateline. Shortly after Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa opened in March 2004, I flew in with other journalists from around the country to cover the grand opening festivities. One of the Sunshine State‘s premier entertainment oasis places, in 2013 it unveiled a $75 million expansion, earning it the title of world’s sixth-largest casino, based on gaming positions or number of seats at a table or slot.  Soon, guests will enjoy a new pool area and even...

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Of Notoriety

Philip PotempaOfNotoriety.com covers the latest in theater news and reviews, entertainment, movies, stage performances, exhibits, museums, travel destinations, trends/shopping, dining and more.

Philip Potempa, a 25-year Chicago veteran journalist, writes about what others are talking about to keep readers informed about the hottest tickets (and topics) in town and beyond.

His Of Notoriety columns and feature stories can also be read in print in his flagship newspaper The Post-Tribune, one of the daily newspapers in the Chicago Tribune Publishing Media Chain.

You can contact Philip Potempa at philip@ofnotoriety.com

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