Thursday Jul 24
Chaz and Roger to be Honored at Black Harvest Film Festival
Even scenes that work, such as a climax on a rain-soaked bridge, feel like they could have been trimmed by a few hand-drawn frames.
Second City plans major expansion at Piper's Alley
Second City, the famed Chicago comedy theater, is to announce Tuesday that it has acquired the former movie theater inside the Piper's Alley complex at 230 W. North Ave. Second City plans to fill the new space with "student-centered facilities," including two theaters, classrooms, a student lounge and bar, event space and other new facilities.
Heading To Pitchfork? 9 Reasons Chicago Is The Best Festival City
If you're heading down to the Pitchfork Music Festival this weekend you're probably aware that it is in Chicago, because that is what your plane ticket says.
Contra Costa Times
Classic rock feast: Motley Crue, ZZ Top, Journey and more headed to Bay Area
Many aging rock acts have thoroughly embraced the co-headliner concert concept, enlisting top-tier opening acts to sell more tickets and get more fans to their shows.
CD reviews: Morrissey, Chicago
His 10th solo album is not a good record, but, on the other hand, it is almost a perfect one.
Wauconda remembers 'The Blues Brothers' shot in town 35 years ago
It was early September 1979, and the actors were in town filming "The Blues Brothers" -- the John Landis-directed, cameo-filled movie that's arguably the greatest musical-action-comedy ever made.
SNL's Nora Dunn Moves to Evanston
Saturday Night Live alum Nora Dunn has sold her condo in Chicago's Ukrainian Village and bought in south Evanston instead , the Chicago Tribune reports.
Thicke's 'Paula' remains unconvincing
Does Robin Thicke creep you out? No matter how you felt about the Canadian R&B singer after he broke big last year with the blithe "Blurred Lines" - and seemed all too happy to have Miley Cyrus twerk on him at the MTV awards - chances are you'll be put off by the skeevy aspects of Paula.