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TimeLine Theatre Company concludes its 2013-14 season with the Chicago premiere of the musical JUNO, book by Joseph Stein , music and lyrics by Marc Blitzstein , based on the play JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK by Sean O'Casey, directed by TimeLine Associate Artistic Director Nick Bowling with music direction by Doug Peck and Elizabeth Doran .
A Komatsu hydraulic excavator, a team of surveyors and a supervisory crew from Lend Lease were on-site at 1345 S Wabash in the South Loop yesterday, preparing for the construction of a 15-story high-rise condo building.
The downtown Evanston store is creating a special Waa-Mu Concrete that will be available to sweet-loving Waa-Mu fans.
The list consists of videos taken and EVP's captured during Edward Shanahan performing his Circle of Energy Seance at different locations.
Looking for a great way to show mom how special she is? From brunch to theater to spa, here are some ideas to get you started! 1. Drury Lane Theatre invites families to treat the matriarchs in their family to a spectacular Mother's Day brunch, served from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mother's Day, followed by the legendary musical LES MISERABLES at 3 ... (more)
One day after Mayor Rahm Emanuel decried the rash of shootings over the Easter holiday weekend, another eight people were shot across the city in less than seven hours.
The worlds of stand-up, improv, and sketch rarely intersect onstage. It's not surprising; there aren't a ton of similarities between the rhythms of improv scenes, stand-up riffs, and polished sketches.
LitUp Chicago , a new shop for lighting fixtures, opened at 4015 North Rockwell Street last Monday.
Contact: Richard L. Martinez, Jr., Nehemiah Leaders , 773-544-4682 CHICAGO, April 22, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- Nehemiah Leaders, business, government and church leaders are coming together to PRAY for CHICAGO .
The Chicago Humanities Festival , in partnership with Lyric Opera of Chicago, is pleased to present five-time Grammy Award-winning opera singer Jessye Norman on May 19, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago .
Significant proportions of Chicago, especially on the South and West sides, are living in poverty, according to U.S. Census data.
The Illinois Medical District Commission wants to create a fiber optic network that would let hospitals zip medical images among doctors at virtually the speed of light and help the agency attract new business.
At least nine people were killed and at least 36 wounded in Chicago over the Easter weekend, prompting a newly formed federal unit to step in to help tackle the city's pervasive culture of gun.
A Chicago woman is dead after her estranged husband shot and killed her in a grade school parking lot Monday afternoon and then killed himself minutes later by his house in Gary, police said.
The long relationship the Chicago law firm of Katten Muchin Rosenman had with city hall under former Mayor Richard M. Daley seems to have faded under Mayor Rahm Emanuel.