LEFT: New works shown in 2012 by Autumn Eckman, the artistic associate at Giordano Dance Chicago, included "Jolt" and "G-Force." "I always knew I wanted to choreograph," she says. "So I'd do it wherever I could: small companies, universities, anywhere and everywhere. (Zbigniew Bzdak, Chicago Tribune) Click here to read more about Autumn Eckman. RIGHT: "Shameless" actor Jeremy Allen White, at the Lockdown Bar & Grill on Western Avenue on Feb. 15, said he is approached by fans more often in Chicago, where some of the show is filmed, than in Los Angeles, where he lives. (Abel Uribe, Chicago Tribune) Click here to read our interview with Jeremy Allen White.