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Thursday Aug 28 | Something Else! Reviews

Gimme Five: Danny Seraphine on '25 or 6 to 4,'...

As Danny Seraphine celebrates a birthday today, we look back on a career that started and continues with CTA.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jazz

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Rich Talarico

As television comedy writers' rooms go, few are as gregarious as Key & Peele 's.

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Related Topix: Key and Peele, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, MADtv, Keegan Michael Key, Brian Doyle-Murray, Chicago, IL

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Feel the inspiration with the 'Chicago Experience'

Chicago, aka the "Windy City", has a well-earned reputation for producing a number of the world's greatest bands and artists.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Peter Cetera

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Austin American Statesman

Wednesday music picks

Faces/Small Faces hoot night at the Sahara Lounge. Resident rock 'n' roll hall of famer Ian McLagan leads an outstanding bill of locals in a tribute to his British Invasion roots.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Faces

MediaPost

State Farm Enlists SNL Favorites

State Farm is launching four TV spots featuring Saturday Night Live characters Hans and Franz Featuring actors Kevin Nealon, Dana Carvey and Rob Schneider, the campaign from DDB Chicago launched earlier this week with a high-profile placement during the MTV Video Music Awards.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Celebrities, Kevin Nealon, Dana Carvey, Rob Schneider

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Agency Spy

DDB Revives Rob Schneider's Career for State Farm

Here we thought last week's BBDO Throwback Thursday campaign for Twix would fill our 90s nostalgia quotient for the month.

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Related Topix: Rob Schneider, Celebrities, Adam Sandler, Advertising

Salt Lake Tribune

Mitt Romney accepts ice-bucket challenge from Utahn with ALS

A Salt Lake City resident who hasn't let Lou Gehrig's disease stop him from accomplishing his life's goals inspired former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to take the Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, US Governors, Meg Whitman

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Boston Herald

Last Best Show: Chicago and REO Speedwagon at the Pavilion

There was a whole lot of testosterone on stage at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion late Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Reo Speedwagon, Music, Entertainment

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Brooklynvegan

GWAR touring w/ Decapitated, Corrosion of Conformity and American Sharks

Following a successful GWAR-B-Q where the Oderus-less GWAR appeared up to snuff, the remaining Scumdogs have announced they're heading back out on the road after their Riot Fest Chicago appearance in September.

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Related Topix: Conformity, Metal, Corrosion of Conformity, Buffalo, NY, Hollywood (Portland, OR)

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

American slain in Bali, daughter had troubled past

Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.

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Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Sun Aug 17, 2014

San Francisco Bay View

How the Navy made Treasure Island a radiation dump, then promised to clean it up and didn't

"We were born with extraordinary powers, abilities, the next stage in human evolution."

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Family, Kids, Rachel Dratch, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

People's Defender

Still rockin' after 47 years

Trombonist James Pankow, one of the original members of the band Chicago, again entertained the crowd with his rare brand of energy and enthusiasm in concert Wednesday night at the Riverbend Music Center.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Reo Speedwagon

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Paducah native brings makeup artistry skills back home

Erin Hendley has decided the place she wants her posh makeup artistry experience to flourish is in her hometown of Paducah.

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Related Topix: Paducah, KY, Jason Sudeikis, Bobby Moynihan

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Pridesource.com

Parting Glances: Band Tunes Remembered

Mort Crowley's "Boys In the Band" opened Off-Broadway almost 50 years ago. I bought a copy of the play in Chicago in 1968 and read dialog aloud while driving back to Detroit with my then partner Larry Stetson.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Theater, Arts, Gay/Lesbian

NorthJersey.com

Chicago, REO Speedwagon to perform at PNC Bank Arts Center

Chicago has sold more than 100 million albums worldwide over its 45-year-career.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Holmdel, NJ, Theater, Arts, Music, Entertainment

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Norwalk Reflector

Iconic rock band Survivor to perform this month in Ohio

Legendary rock band Survivor, featuring original guitarist Frankie Sullivan, and orginal lead vocalist Dave Bickler and Jimi Jamison, will perform Friday at Hard Rock Live in Northfield and Sunday at Horseshoe Casino in Cincinnati.

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Related Topix: Survivor, Pop/Rock, Ohio, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Rocky III, Celebrities, Sylvester Stallone

MacLeans

Do stand-up comedians have it worse?

It's become a mantra in stand-up comedy: a great laugh comes out of making lightness out of darkness.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Brian Doyle-Murray, Gilda Radner, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Depression, Health

Tue Aug 12, 2014

KRON 4

Robin Williams Remembered Fondly By Military

Elizabeth O'Herrin of the Wisconsin Air National Guard remembers working the night shift in the city of Doha in Qatar, delivering munitions to American fighter jets.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Good Morning, Vietnam, Celebrities, Robin Williams, US News, US Military, US Air Force, World News, Qatar, Middle East

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Star Tribune

Gilda's Club opens in the Twin Cities, offering special brand of cancer support

On July 10, 2014, at the Twin Cities Gilda's Club, chef Lisa Dahlmeier madea tempeh/ soba-buckwheat stir fry that was also fat by using water to cook the ingredients rather than the oil.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Brian Doyle-Murray, Gilda Radner, Roseanne

The Pitch

Chicago and REO Speedwagon rode the storm out at Starlight last night

Chicago with REO Speedwagon and Tim Stop Starlight Theatre, Kansas City, MO Thursday, August 7, 2014 For more photos from last night, go here .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Reo Speedwagon, Kansas City, MO

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