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  1. Jake and Elwood come to townRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | SanLuisObispo.com

    ... they stuffed their black suits into a beat-up VW Jetta and hit the road. "We got in the car and drove 500 miles to Chicago with coffee breath and sandwich crumbs on our clothes," Lafferty said. "It was this or going back to playing in bars." When ...

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  2. The Glendale Pops roars back into action at the AlexRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Glendale News-Press

    ... and so many of his generation of SoCal musicians cut their musical teeth on the music of Blood, Sweat and Tears, Chicago and Steely Dan . Attendance didn't overwhelmingly confirm the affection for that music (700 for a 1,400-capacity house), but ...

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  3. Reefer Madness, 4000 Miles and other notes on the FAC's 2014-2015 season announcementRead the original story

    Thursday | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... fashion choices. Praised as "wise and witty" by Variety , the show is a series of monologues by women ranging from Chicago gang members to cancer patients. "Any American woman under 40 who says she's never dressed like Madonna is either lying or ...

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  4. The Venetian Presents Jim Belushi & Chicago Board of Comedy This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino is thrilled to welcome Jim Belushi & Chicago Board of Comedy back to The Sands Showroom stage this weekend, April 18-19 .

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  5. New WGN America witch trial drama 'Salem' is devilishly dumbRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Oregonian

    ... a true-life tale set in Oregon's capital city. Instead, it's the first-ever original scripted series for WGN, the Chicago-based cable station that for years has been best known for airing Chicago sports team games, "Law & Order" reruns, and old ...

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  6. An amazing video: 1,001 Movies You Must SeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... to watch this more than once, if only to see how many movies you recognize. 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 the ...

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  7. Ed Sheeran Announces North American TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | EQ Magazine

    ... album, "x," (pronounced 'multiply') slated to arrive June 23rd. Pre-sale tickets for stops in Toronto, Boston, and Chicago are available starting April 22nd, with general on sales for these dates beginning on April 25th. More tour dates and on sales ...

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  8. Ed Sheeran announces first solo U.S. tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | 104.5 KKMY-FM

    ... kick off in Seattle on August 22nd and will hit arenas in cities like Glendale, Philadelphia, Boston, Nashville and Chicago before wrapping up in Toronto on September 18th. It marks his first major visit back to the U.S. since traveling with Taylor ...

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  9. Concert news: Ed Sheeran at Target Center, Foster the People at MythRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | Star Tribune

    ... the People of "Pumped Up Kicks" fame will return to town Aug. 4 to play Myth nightclub in Maplewood, part of the Chicago spillover we alluded to when that weekend's Lollapalooza lineup was announced. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. at ...

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  10. Ed Sheeran Announces First-Ever North American Headline Arena TourRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... album, "x," (pronounced 'multiply') slated to arrive June 23rd. Pre-sale tickets for stops in Toronto, Boston, and Chicago are available starting April 22nd, with general on sales for these dates beginning on April 25th. More tour dates and on sales ...

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  11. Today in HistoryRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | The Miami Herald

    On April 23, 1914, Chicago's Wrigley Field, then called Weeghman Park, hosted its first major league game as the Chicago Federals defeated the Kansas City Packers 9-1.

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  12. My Favorite Roger: Olivia ColletteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... so familiar with the film that I was making contact with the art instead of the emotion." Like many people not from Chicago, I'd known Roger as a film reviewer on TV. This is when it hit home that he was a writer-a really freakin' good one-as well. ...

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  13. Sam Smith's Debut, "In the Lonely Hour," Due June 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 13 | WXLO-FM Worcester

    ... My Mind" when you do. You can also catch Sam on tour: He plays L.A. on April 15 and 16, San Francisco on April 17, Chicago on April 22 and Toronto on April 23. Sam may be up-and-coming here, but he's already a star in his native U.K., where he's ...

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  14. Mark Fraire is the new director for Dane ArtsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | The Daily Page

    ... career, which started in an unlikely performance medium: standup comedy. After performing in clubs and training in Chicago with Del Close, a teacher and mentor to dozens of Second City and Saturday Night Live comedians, he realized his true talents ...

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  15. Sam Smith's Debut, "In the Lonely Hour," Due June 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | WXLO-FM Worcester

    ... My Mind" when you do. You can also catch Sam on tour: He plays L.A. on April 15 and 16, San Francisco on April 17, Chicago on April 22 and Toronto on April 23. Sam may be up-and-coming here, but he's already a star in his native U.K., where he's ...

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  16. Did NBC Spoil Parks Surprise? Is Thrones Recast a Mismatch? Sketchy Scandal Sex? And More QsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | TVLine

    ... we have heard more about the Bravermans? Anyone else surprised by how often, unassuming (and narratively effective) Chicago P.D. and Chicago Fire have crossed over already? Justified 's Daryl should let Raylan be the one to kill him, huh? And how ...

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  17. Jake and Elwood come to townRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | SanLuisObispo.com

    ... they stuffed their black suits into a beat-up VW Jetta and hit the road. "We got in the car and drove 500 miles to Chicago with coffee breath and sandwich crumbs on our clothes," Lafferty said. "It was this or going back to playing in bars." When ...

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  18. Kristen Wiig Gets Serious For Alice Munro AdaptationRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | WGBH

    ... Johanna finds him going through his father-in-law's medicine cabinet. After that brief interaction, Ken leaves for Chicago, but writes Johanna a short note of thanks for watching his daughter. Struck by this small act of kindness, Johanna writes him ...

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  19. Talking with Joel Hodgson About Mystery Science Theater 3000's Iconic MusicRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | River Front Times

    ... It's been great how big of a part music has played on your show. Joel Hodgson: There was a 25th anniversary event in Chicago, and there was a similar question about "How did you figure that you could drop in references that were really broad that ...

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  20. Hannibal Buress On Moving To New York With '$200 And Dreams'Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... he has found success juggling several projects, Buress' ambition far exceeded his abilities when he left his native Chicago close to a decade ago. "I just popped up, and was like, 'Hey, wassup, I got $200 and dreams. Let's do this,' " Buress told ...

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