We think our own alley cats are smarter than Samantha Martin's Amazing Acro-Cats, because ours manage to snag premium deli snacks without doing circus tricks or playing in a three-piece band. On the other hand, Phoenix's Evelyn, Raja, Violet, Bella, Clyde, Clementine, and Pants don't tour to sold-out houses while raising awareness of animal issues and helping their friends get adopted. (So maybe it's just that we're not so bright.) Kudos, then, to Martin and her super-cute troupe, who are very sensibly away from their Chicago stomping grounds this winter and will be in residence at Space 55, 636 East Pierce Street, through... More >>>