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  1. Will Ferrell Maybe Playing Russ Meyer in 'Russ & Roger Go Beyond'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Firstshowing.net

    ... THE VALLEY OF THE DOLLS and Meyer agreed on the condition that Ebert, then the third string film critic for the Chicago Sun Times (who had written one of the few positive reviews of his work) would write the script. BEYOND THE VALLEY OF THE DOLLS ...

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  2. Will Ferrell Circles Russ Meyer Role In 'Russ & Roger Go...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Deadline

    ... Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls , he insisted the script get written by Ebert, the third-string movie critic of the Chicago Sun Times who had written one of the few positive reviews Meyer had ever received. Given the esteem in which Ebert was held as ...

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  3. MSU's Calhoun owns the room, hopes to own line of scrimmageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Detroit Free Press

    If Shilique Calhoun can do to the 'C' gap what he did to the Hilton Chicago Continental Ballroom on Tuesday, he and Michigan State will be on their way to fulfilling expectations.

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  4. Duo Drenge shows muscle, menaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Toledo Blade

    ... and Paramore, and Chaidez has an energy that captivates and stands out, much like Gwen Stefani and Hayley Williams. Chicago has been much in evidence lately. They collaborated with Robin Thicke on January's Grammy telecast. They appeared in Larry ...

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  5. Second City actor Rachel LaForce gives inside look at what makes improv so greatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | The Island Packet

    ... who will perform Aug. 5-7 at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island. The Second City, the famous Chicago-based improvisational comedy club, is bringing its touring company to Hilton Head Island next week. For the past 50 years, ...

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  6. Children of Bodom, Machine Head, + Epica announce joint tourRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2013 | Examiner.com

    ... tour. The shows kick off October 4 in Denver, CO and will wrap up November 1 in Hollywood, CA. The bands will rock Chicago October 20 at the Concord Music Hall. Tickets go one sale Friday, August 1 at 10 AM EST. Full list of dates can be found ...

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  7. 10 Of Your Favorite Funny TV Stars Before They Were FamousRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Switched

    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)

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  8. Michigan State's Shilique Calhoun owns the room, hopes to own line of scrimmageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Detroit Free Press

    If Shilique Calhoun can do to the "C" gap what he did to the Hilton Chicago Continental Ballroom on Tuesday, he and Michigan State will be on their way to fulfilling expectations.

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  9. Michigan State's Shilique Calhoun feels fine in the spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | The Detroit News

    Chicago -- A giant ballroom at the Hilton Chicago was buzzing Tuesday morning. From one side to the other, players and coaches were being asked every manner of question from the assembled media, from their thoughts on the College Football Playoff to who has the ugliest uniforms.

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  10. Kenny Lavender's 'Conscious Journey' goes big bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Examiner.com

    ... continued as a sideman for Frankie Valli, the Four Tops, the Temptations, Johnny Mathis, Josh Groban, Peter Cetera (Chicago), and several big bands. He's also deepened his orchestral experience as a Broadway pit musician. His latest Broadway gig, ...

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  11. Shilique Calhoun has 'em laughing, but serious about footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Lansing State Journal

    If Shilique Calhoun can do to the "C" gap what he did to the Hilton Chicago Continental Ballroom on Tuesday, he and Michigan State will be on their way to fulfilling expectations.

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  12. Tour Dates | Primus & The Chocolate FactoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | JamBase

    ... and Clive that were scheduled for September. Primus will soon make an announcement about their Riot Fest sets in Chicago and Denver. The Primus and the Chocolate Factory Tour kicks off at the Tower Theatre in Upper Darby, PA on October 22 and is ...

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  13. World Famous Admiral Theatre Presents Sexy Miley Cyrus Look-A-Like...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | PRWeb

    ... striptease performance. The contest even got international acclaim by being parodied on Saturday Night Live by Chicago natives Tina Fey and Amy Pohler. The contest will start at 11pm on Thursday, August 14th. If you are interested in competing in ...

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  14. Exploring Israel-Palestine Through MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... on what film can teach us about the relationship between Israel and Palestine. Roger Ebert became film critic of the Chicago Sun-Times in 1967. He is the only film critic with a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame and was named honorary life member of ...

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  15. Go back in time and watch Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch's 'Dratch & Fey'Read the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... starred Fey and Dratch putting on humorous sketches much like SNL . Somehow, the two booked the Second City stage in Chicago for the same time but that didn't stop them, instead, they performed their own shows together, according to Rolling Stone . ...

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  16. Stand-Up Comedian Michael Che On Exploring the Un-FunnyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... and why it was that the people of Middle East haven't offered to help relieve the current crisis in inner-city Chicago. Content engaging our readers now, with additional prominence accorded if the story is rapidly gaining attention. Our WSJ ...

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  17. Sinead O'Connor interview: 'I deserve to be a priest. Music is a priesthood'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | Beaver Countian

    ... how females are supposed to behave in a particular manner." I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss is an album influenced by Chicago blues - O'Connor cites Buddy Guy and Howlin' Wolf as influences - and has what she calls a "dirty edge". She says it's "just an ...

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  18. The long strange journey of - ber'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Boston.com

    ... Then came the very decade of the uber-climber - the 1980s. Suddenly it was great to belong to, as one 1985 Chicago Tribune article quotes the author of "The Preppie Handbook" calling them, "the generation of the Ubermensch and Ubermenschette." The ...

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  19. Don's Top 10 From July 26, 1986Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... local hit. (#12 last week) More movie music, this one from "The Karate Kid Part II". First solo hit from the former Chicago lead singer Cetera, who co-wrote this with superproducer David Foster & his then-wife Diane Nini. (#6 last week) This Bay ...

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  20. Roger Ebert is My SuperheroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... on what film can teach us about the relationship between Israel and Palestine. Roger Ebert became film critic of the Chicago Sun-Times in 1967. He is the only film critic with a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame and was named honorary life member of ...

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