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  1. 6 Awesome Amy Poehler Facts From Her New Book 'Yes Please'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... the first time, she sent me words of encouragement." In her early days of learning sketch comedy at Second City in Chicago, Poehler started dating Matt Besser, with whom she'd go on to form New York City-based sketch group Upright Citizens Brigade. ...

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  2. Performers announced for 2014 - 2015 Live at the Temple concert seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Examiner.com

    ... 2015 Live at the Temple series lineup. Waterloo native Bonnie Koloc returns to Iowa on December 20. Now based out of Chicago, Koloc is one of the Midwest's top folk singers. In the Seventies, Koloc was considered one member of the "trinity of the ...

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  3. Superhero Musical 'Fortress Of Solitude' Should Fly To BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Deadline

    ... bolas de latn , to develop this $14-million gamble the old-fashioned way, with a very expensive commercial tryout in Chicago, further development and finally opening at the Neil Simon. You never read the name of any nonprofit theater attached to The ...

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  4. YLD's Big Event Fundraiser to feature standup comedy with 'Late Night' host Seth MeyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Chicago Jewish Community

    ... row, JUF's Young Leadership Division's (YLD) Big Event Fundraiser will be the place to be for young Jewish adults in Chicago, to be held at the Sheraton Chicago on Saturday, Dec. 13--or the easy to remember 12/13/14. This year's festivities will ...

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  5. Comedian now swirling in controversy coming to Sands Bethlehem Event CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | The Morning Call

    MARCH 14: Comedian Hannibal Buress speaks onstage at Hannibal Buress Live from Chicago during the 2014 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at Alamo Ritz on March 14, 2014 in Austin, Texas. ** OUTS - ELSENT, FPG - OUTS * NM, PH,... AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 14: Comedian Hannibal Buress speaks onstage at Hannibal Buress Live from Chicago during the 2014 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at Alamo Ritz on March 14, 2014 in Austin, Texas.

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  6. World Series Game 1 Tops Twitter TV Ratings For the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Deadline

    ... than 7.2 million Twitter users. That's 900,000 more people than No. 2, an NFL game between major-market franchises Chicago and New England (Boston), and far ahead of No. 1 series The Walking Dead, whose Tweets reached 4.8 million people. The World ...

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  7. This Producer Explains How His Demo Became Kanye West's 'New Slaves'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | MTV

    ... critically-acclaimed My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy , quickly got to work at Manhattan's SMT Studios and sent the Chicago native seven or eight beats from the sessions, including "Cruel Cold Winter," which was eventually used for the track. "He ...

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  8. Exclusive: Hear Kanye West's Original Instrumental 'New Slaves' DemoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | RollingStone

    ... are actress Sherry Brewer and former Warner Bros. CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr. "My mom grew up on the south side of Chicago and put herself through college. She was in the first all-black cast of Hello Dolly , and she dated Miles Davis. So for him to take ...

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  9. Top 5 Reasons Why People Love To Hate The Chicago BearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Rant Sports

    There's no shortage of haters out there who just can't wait to pile on the Chicago Bears whenever they have the chance. Here's the top five reasons why.

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  10. 13 Second City Alums Before They Were FamousRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Refinery 29

    Chicago may not have the same starpower as L.A., but there's no denying that a lot of celebrities got started here - particularly when it comes to our favorite funny people. One big reason for this? The Second City .

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  11. Iggy Azalea Played his new song "Beg For It" On "SNL"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | CNN

    To celebrate, the Australian rapper performed the new single "Saturday Night Live" this weekend alongside the Danish Mo songwriter, who sings the hook. Azalea sitting in a black throne surrounded by two giant statues panther, giving the whole futuristic "Jungle Book" meets atmosphere "Chicago."

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  12. Watch Bill Murray's Intro to a London NFL GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Hollywood Reporter

    The actor, who currently stars in St. Vincent , introduced Sunday's Falcons-Lions game, which was the second of three NFL games to take place in London this season. Murray, who was born in the Chicago suburbs, wore a bear hat as he discussed the Chicago Bears squad that he considers to be the greatest NFL team of all time.

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  13. Hozier is one of the year's breakout actsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Red Eye Chicago

    In some respects, time hasn't been on Hozier's side recently. He was only in town three or four hours while performing at Lollapalooza, preventing him from checking out the Chicago blues that influenced him or seeing sights from "The Blues Brothers," which he'd watch on repeat as a kid.

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  14. A Starry Lineup Has Been Set For The 14th Annual 24 Hour Plays: On BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    The annual event, which will be held Nov. 17 at 8 PM at the American Airlines Theatre, will feature Melanie Griffith (Chicago), Amanda Seyfried ("Les Miserables," "Mamma Mia!"), Uzo Aduba (Godspell, Coram Boy), Peter Dinklage ("Game of Thrones," ...

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  15. Broadway and Movie Stars Will Join "Saturday Night Live"...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Playbill

    ... annual event, which will be held Nov. 17 at 8 PM at the American Airlines Theatre, will feature Melanie Griffith ( Chicago ), Amanda Seyfried ("Les Miserables," "Mamma Mia!"), Uzo Aduba ( Godspell , Coram Boy ), Peter Dinklage ("Game of Thrones," ...

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  16. Richard Rico: Brimming cups of wowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | The Reporter

    ... are making it possible kicked off the "We Know Jack" citywide art project to benefit Vacaville Museum. Enroute from Chicago, the Jack truck driver took ill and spent two days in a Montana hospital, leaving our rabbits in his truck, all alone. I ... 2 comments

  17. ArtsQuest's SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival to get a second yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Morning Call

    ... the country, and which headlined the festival's first run in February. Also in the lineup will be Jimmy Carrane, a Chicago improv performer and teacher who will use the festival for a live taping of his "Improv Nerd" podcast. The festival will ...

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  18. New ArtsQuest festival to get second yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Morning Call

    ... the country, and which headlined the festival's first run in February. Also in the lineup will be Jimmy Carrane, a Chicago-based improve performer and teacher who will use the festival for a live taping of his Improv Nerd podcast. In all, the ...

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  19. Pop Evo picks up a pound of power from Danny SeraphineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Danny Seraphine, longtime drummer for the band Chicago, performs with David Perrico's Pop Evolution show band at Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Doors open at 9 p.m., with the show at 10 p.m. There was a reason David Perrico injected the word "evolution" into his band's name back in 2012.

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  20. Emerging Cinematographer Judy Irola Wins Nat Tiffen Award 2014 for...Read the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Digital Post Production

    ... The first cinematographers union was established in New York in 1926, followed by unions in Los Angeles and Chicago, but it wasn?t until 1996 that Local 600 was born as a national guild. ICG's ongoing activities include the Emerging Cinematographer ...

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