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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.


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

Wed Aug 20, 2014


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.


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.


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."


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.


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.


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

Thu Aug 14, 2014


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.


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


Chicago, REO Speedwagon to perform at PNC Bank Arts Center

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


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.


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


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.


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

Tue Aug 12, 2014


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.


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.


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 .


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

Mon Aug 04, 2014


REO Speedwagon and Chicago Back On The Road Again: Greek Theatre Review

At first REO Speedwagon and Chicago may seem like an odd combination, but it worked very well.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Reo Speedwagon, Greek, Instrumental

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Music Review: Chicago - 'Chicago XXXVI: Now'

This is Chicago's first true album - album of new material - since Chicago XXX from 2006.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Black Entertainment, Earth, Wind & Fire, R-N-B, Music, Entertainment


CD reviews: Generation, Fat Boy Slim, Chicago

In 2008, four thirty-something guys banded together not only to share their common love for the classic rock sound but also to bond on true-blooded OPM pedigree.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, The Searchers, South America, World News, Brazil,

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Toledo Blade

Duo Drenge shows muscle, menace

That's not a word critics of any kind should throw around lightly, and it's not done so here.


Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, The Black Keys

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Island Packet

Second City actor Rachel LaForce gives inside look at what makes improv so great

Rachel LaForce is among The Second City actors who will perform Aug. 5-7 at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island.


Related Topix: Brian Doyle-Murray, Hilton Head Island, SC, Celebrities, Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Theater, Arts


10 Of Your Favorite Funny TV Stars Before They Were Famous

You've probably already heard that many of today's biggest TV stars began their careers in the New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles alternative comedy scenes, but did you know that videos from the actors' early days still exist on the Internet? Check out some pre-fame work from your favorite "SNL" and sitcom performers : Zach Woods , Bobby ... (more)


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, The Office, Zach Woods, Saturday Night Live, Bobby Moynihan

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Kenny Lavender's 'Conscious Journey' goes big band

Musicians are in a unique position to work through their problems by playing, performing, collaborating, and ultimately, recording.


Related Topix: Jazz, Florida, Pop/Rock, Drama Movies, New Orleans, Music!, Harry Connick Jr.