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  1. 'SNL meets Broadway' in upcoming Aiken showRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Star

    ... but those outside of New York might not, Freedson said. Musicals to look out for in the Aiken show include “Chicago,” “Annie,” “Jersey Boys,” “Mary Poppins,” “Mamma Mia!,” ...


  2. Facsimile of first Elvis recording re-released by Jack WhiteRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... the enclosed shopping mall into American culture - was clouded by a criminal conviction late in his career,... Chicago police have shot and killed a man in the city's South Shore neighborhood after officers said he pointed a gun at them. Chicago ...


  3. Mandatory Viewing: Happy Endings Is The Show That Makes Life BetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    ... fan-base that is passionate-and by passionate fan-base I mean me and my Twitter account, shouting at you all. Set in Chicago, Happy Endings revolves around a group of friends played by Elisha Cuthbert, Adam Pally, Casey Wilson, Zachary Knighton, ...


  4. The Chicago Blues Brothers, Grand Opera House, York, April 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | York Press

    BUOYED by the international success of their Sweet Home Chicago tour, The Chicago Blues Brothers are returning to Britain with a new action-packed show. What's On has three pairs of tickets to be won for Thursday's show at the Grand Opera House, York, courtesy of the Cumberland Street theatre.


  5. Interview: Comedian John MulaneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 |

    ... Live for several seasons before leaving to create his now-canceled sitcom on FOX, Mulaney . And because Mulaney is a Chicago native, he's got plenty of Midwest standup stories, including one about Crackers' very own Ruth-Anne Herber-Bunting. John ...


  6. Musical about 'Amazing Grace' coming to Broadway this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Producers said Wednesday that many of the cast who premiered the show in Chicago last year will return, including Tony Award-nominee Josh Young, and Tony-winner Chuck Cooper. The new musical, with music and lyrics by Christopher Smith and a book by Smith and Arthur Giron, centers on John Newton, an 18th-century slave trader whose spiritual awakening led him to write the hymn.


  7. Leading Off: Hamels and Fister meet againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... he was opposed by Doug Fister, who starts for Washington. Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he hasn't been given a date Chicago will bring prized prospect Kris Bryant to the major leagues. Speculation has increased that the Cubs could add Bryant for this ...


  8. AP Top U.S. News At 2 a.m. EDTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Park Record

    Powdered alcohol creator tries to get ahead of state bans After conviction, many court cases left for Aaron Hernandez Video: Arizona officer rams police cruiser into suspect Texas executes San Antonio man for killing police officer Church bells, kind acts mark 2 years since Boston bombings Chicago not releasing video of officer-involved shooting Sterling's companion done in by her own words, recordings Powdered alcohol creator tries to get ahead of state bans Seattle CEO to cut his pay so every worker earns $70,000 Authorities: Cardiologist tried to have rival doctor killed ANAHEIM HILLS, Calif. - An Egyptian goose with an arrow piercing its neck that evaded capture for a week has died after undergoing surgery in Southern California.


  9. Ebertfest Extra: Ramis tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The News-Gazette

    ... of the Virginia Theatre, showed us around the local landmark on Monday, April 6, 2015. CHAMPAIGN -- A tribute to Chicago director, writer and actor Harold Ramis kept coming back to one film: "Groundhog Day." Ramis, who died a year ago, got an early ...


  10. Adam Ottavino has been named the new closer for the RockiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Fort Morgan Times

    ... inning of Colorado's 4-1 victory, notching the second save of his career. He got his first save on July 30, 2014 at Chicago vs. the Cubs. Tuesday night, Ottavino whiffed all three Giants batters he faced. He struck out lefty Brandon Crawford with a ...


  11. Let the championship chase begin: it's NBA playoff timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Inside Bay Area

    ... said. Atlanta, the top seed in the East, opens against Brooklyn. LeBron James and the Cavaliers begin with Boston. Chicago meets Milwaukee, and Toronto takes on Washington. - No. 5 Memphis meets No. 4 Portland, which won the Northwest Division to ...


  12. Buress has steadily built a name for himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 |

    ... picked up as a buzz video by Internet news sources. Buress, 32, commands attention. It has been that way since the Chicago native started comedy in 2002. He has a distinct, laid-back but on-point delivery that he's sharpened over the years, and an ...


  13. 8 acts not to miss at this year's Chicago Improv FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Red Eye Chicago

    With more than 150 performances running at theaters throughout the city from April 20-26, deciding what shows to see during the 18th annual Chicago Improv Festival can seem overwhelming-especially since so many of the acts are from little-known groups. "Unless you're related to somebody or you work with somebody, you don't know who [some of ] these people are," CIF executive producer Jonathan Pittssaid.


  14. COMEDY: John Roy never changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | LEO Weekly

    ... so I put out there what I've learned for free." He rose through the ranks of the immutable comedy scene in late '90s Chicago before moving to Los Angeles, where he quickly distinguished himself as one of the smartest comics in town. He'll be at The ...


  15. Tribeca Preview: What to look for at this year's festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Concord Monitor

    ... led by the late Albert Maysles, who died in March. It documents the Empire Builder, a train that chugs between Chicago and the Pacific Northwest, and the people on it. Festivals bring together all sorts from all realms, but the pairing of George ...


  16. WME's Pete Tong: Where Is EDM's 'Saturday Night Fever'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | KURB-FM Little Rock

    ... Music Summit (IMS), I've been championing dance music for more than three decades. I've watched it grow from Chicago basements to mainstream festival stages, and traced the DJ's evolution from background club curator to modern-day rock star. It ...


  17. Peter CeteraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | KLOU-FM Saint Louis

    Peter Cetera Live at The Family Arena Tickets on sale Thursday, April 16 at noon. From 1968 thru 1986 Peter was the singer, songwriter, and bass player for the legendary rock group "Chicago".


  18. Oregon Zoo announces summer lineup: Chicago, Emmylou Harris, Ziggy Marley and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Oregonian

    Chicago performs at Hard Rock Live! in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Oct. 2, 2014 in Hollywood, Florida. The group will perform at the Oregon Zoo in summer 2015.


  19. Show choir wrapping up successful seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | This Week Community News

    Music fans have one last chance to watch the Marysville High School Swingers Unlimited perform locally before they compete in the FAME Show Choir National Finals in Chicago later this month. Swingers Unlimited is hot off its success in Orlando, Fla., March 14, where the group was named second runner-up in the FAME National Show Choir Championship Series at the Hard Rock Live Theater at Universal Studios.


  20. Taraji Henson's memoir one of two books coming from 'Empire' starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... popular hip-hop series, "Empire." Henson, who plays fan favorite "Cookie Lyon" in the hit family drama filmed in Chicago, centered around a hip-hop empire, is scheduled to release her memoir in mid-2016, Simon & Schuster imprint 37 Ink announced ...