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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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

  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. NBC Orders Pilot for Sequel Series Based on MARLEY & MERead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... by "The Blacklist," veteran series "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," fan favorites "Parenthood," "Grimm," "Chicago Fire" and "Chicago P.D.," as well as its new fall series "Constantine," "The Mysteries of Laura" and "State of Affairs." Unscripted ...

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  10. 9 Reasons Chicago Bears Fans Are the WorstRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Broward-Palm Beach

    ... solid game -- essentially blew a game against the Packers when he gave up a touchdown. A Bears win would have sent Chicago to the playoffs. Bears fans were pissed. So much so that they decided to take to Twitter and send death threats at Conte that ...

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  11. Comedian Hannibal Buress is performing at Lincoln Theatre on Oct. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Washington Post

    ... to meta jokes about comedy as an art form. If you haven't heard of Buress yet, you will soon. The 31-year-old Chicago native, who previously did stints as an actor on NBC's "30 Rock" and a writer "Saturday Night Live," has been everywhere recently. ...

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  12. Sketch comedy with a Latin twist and a mass appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Most Latino sketch comedians have also studied or performed at main stream Chicago sketch comedy venues, but their own groups have given them the chance to fill a certain gap. The creators of Las Bochincheras" - the Latino Gossip Girls - are Wendy and Lorena .

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  13. Quick Hits: Foo Fighters, Prince, Ariana GrandeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | FMQB

    Foo Fighters will play a concert at Chicago's Cubby Bear on Friday night to celebrate the debut of the band's HBO show Sonic Highways . The series debuts this Friday night at 11 p.m. ET and after the show airs, the band will play the small club in Chicago.

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  14. Hannibal Buress at Lincoln Theatre: Friday, Oct. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | City Paper

    Casual comedy-viewers likely know Hannibal Buress for his role as Lincoln, the jovial dentist from Comedy Central's runaway hit Broad City . But purists and/or Chicago transplants will more fondly remember his stand-up comedy: Though he's written for the likes of 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live and appears onscreen in Adult Swim's Eric Andre Show and films like Neighbors , Buress' joke-telling platform of choice is the stage.

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  15. North Korea's Kim Jong-un makes first public appearance in 40 days...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Edmonton Journal

    ... an attention-getting device and it certainly works," Bruce Cumings, an expert on Korea at the University of Chicago, said in an email. "The North has been on a diplomatic offensive in Europe and elsewhere, it feels isolated and is, if we're talking ...

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  16. Kim Jong-un makes first public appearance in 40 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Montreal Gazette

    ... an attention-getting device and it certainly works," Bruce Cumings, an expert on Korea at the University of Chicago, said in an email. "The North has been on a diplomatic offensive in Europe and elsewhere, it feels isolated and is, if we're talking ...

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  17. North Korean Leader Reappears in Public With CaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... an attention-getting device and it certainly works," Bruce Cumings, an expert on Korea at the University of Chicago, said in an email. "The North has been on a diplomatic offensive in Europe and elsewhere, it feels isolated and is, if we're talking ...

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  18. Lessons on N. Korean stagecraft in Kim's absenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... consciousness. Authorities say three people have died aboard a small plane that crashed on the only empty lot in a Chicago suburb of single-family homes. People living in a Chicago suburb on Monday looked at scattered pieces of a small plane and ...

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  19. Kim Jong Un reappears in public with caneRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | The Standard

    ... an attention-getting device and it certainly works,'' Bruce Cumings, an expert on Korea at the University of Chicago, said in an email. "The North has been on a diplomatic offensive in Europe and elsewhere, it feels isolated and is, if we're talking ...

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  20. Karen Lewis Won't Challenge Chicago Mayor Rahm EmanuelRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Forward

    Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, who had surgery last week for a serious illness, will not run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel in city elections next year, her exploratory committee said on Monday. "Karen Lewis has decided to not pursue a mayoral bid," the committee said in a statement.

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