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  1. Reader's Agenda Tue 8/12: Drekfest, CFA Crashers, and Plebeian GrandstandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Chicago Reader

    Presented by Stage Left, DrekFest is about bad writing. Actually, it's about good writers writing bad plays-because that's funny.

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  2. 'Funky Turns 40' showcases the earliest positive...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Chicago Reader

    "Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives," running through January 2015 at the Museum of Science and Industry, keeps the racist skeletons securely stowed in Walt's vault.

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  3. Do movies require interpersonal conflict to be fun?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Chicago Reader

    When I was little, my social worker mother would use me as a guinea pig for the therapeutic board games she wanted to introduce to the children she worked with.

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  4. The Goodman's General Theater Studies program isn't just about the actingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Chicago Reader

    The Goodman Theatre's General Theater Studies program is an anomaly for both high school and the acting profession: it builds confidence and self-esteem instead of tearing them to shreds.

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  5. The God, Sex & Death Variety Hour delivers on varietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    Many a mental health professional advises that if you're really afraid of something, the best thing to do is confront your fear.

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  6. Did you read about the Damen Blue Line stop, Harper's, and World War I?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Chicago Reader

    CTA riders on the Damen Blue Line platform; the stop will be closed for two months leading up to the holidays.

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  7. 12 O'Clock Track: 'Isan Lam Plearn,' eclectic Thai 70s popRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Chicago Reader

    Thanks to a pair of Bangkok-based record collectors, an awful lot of curious listeners in the west have been introduced to the distinct pleasures of Thai popular music in recent years.

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  8. Best shows to see: Jenny Scheinman, Plebeian Grandstand, American SharksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Chicago Reader

    This summer's Downtown Sound series comes to a close this evening, with local postrock trio Russian Circles gracing the stage of Pritzker Pavilion.

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  9. Making sense of the game Utter NonsenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Chicago Reader

    Swindle's a software entrepreneur and Mazurek's a commercial real estate developer, but in their spare time the two friends have been working on creating a card game.

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  10. Is it so bad that an ex-Cub wants to write?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Chicago Reader

    The New York Times seems to specialize in Chicago stories that I'm sorry I didn't read in a Chicago newspaper, and the Saturday Times brought another , this one about former Chicago Cub Adrian Cardenas, who quit at the end of the 2012 season and is now, at the age of 26, "a senior at New York University, studying philosophy and creative writing."

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  11. Reader's Agenda Mon 8/11: Illinois State Fair, Lila Downs, and A Master BuilderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Chicago Reader

    Chicagolanders looking for a last hurrah before the back-to-school season ought to head down to Springfield to visit the Illinois State Fair.

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  12. In Rotation: Robbie Fulks on one of the greatest soul singers aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Chicago Reader

    Electric Wizard, "Satanic Rites of Drugula" I've loved UK drug-doom maniacs Electric Wizard for years, but I only just figured out the goofy horror-pulp lyrics to this slow-motion caldera collapse from 2007's Witchcult Today .

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  13. Reader's Agenda Sun 8/10: All Our Tragic, Chicago Hot Dog Fest, and BorisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | Chicago Reader

    In a similar vein to The Complete Works of William Shakespeare , the Hypocrites theater group is adapting another realm of the Western cannon: Greek tragedies.

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  14. A mushroom-shaped party pad by the designer of Playboy's headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    At the northwest corner of Addison and Wolcott, the storybook-like "mushroom house" appears to grow out of the sidewalk.

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  15. Beneath the doublespeak, do we need more police in Chicago or not?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | Chicago Reader

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and police chief Garry McCarthy are sticking to their script on police staffing: we're all good.

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  16. Reader's Agenda Sat 8/9: Brain Frame finale, United Nations, and Medium CoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | Chicago Reader

    The brainchild of cartoonist and filmmaker Lyra Hill, Brain Frame ends its three-year run in style with a special 3rd Anniversary/Grand Finale show at Thalia Hall.

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  17. Zoom In: Rogers ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    Loyola Beach in Rogers Park has one of the city's few sea benches, a long strip of concrete seating that overlooks Lake Michigan.

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  18. Did Anthony Porter do it? Some background readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | Chicago Reader

    The abolition of the death penalty in Illinois is a story that goes back to the moment a bewildered governor, George Ryan, watching TV at home in 1999, saw Anthony Porter released from prison into the arms of a Medill professor and a handful of students.

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  19. Reader's Agenda Mon 8/4: Maps & Atlases, Fictilicious, and No Light No LycraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | Chicago Reader

    The summer-long Downtown Sound series continues for another Monday of outdoor music.

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  20. Saturday at Lollapalooza: emotional guitar solos, sincerity with a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 3 | Chicago Reader

    Even-or especially-after all the shoving and puking, the tank-topped bros and the cheek-exposing booty shorts, there's something undeniably extraordinary about sharing a moment with 100,000 people .

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