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Halloween

Halloween
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  • River Phoenix's final film to get U.S. release after 21-year limbo

    River Phoenix's final film to get U.S. release after 21-year limbo
    After 21 years, "Dark Blood" will finally see the light of day. River Phoenix's final film, which suspended production in 1993 when the actor died of an overdose but was improbably salvaged by its director years later, has been acquired for U.S....
  • Johnny Depp May Materialize in Harry Houdini Movie

    Johnny Depp is in early talks to star as Harry Houdini in Lionsgate's "The Secret Life of Houdini: The Making of America's First Superhero." If the deal closes, Depp's producing partner Christi Dembrowski will produce through their Infinitum Nihil banner...
  • Lindblom Math and Science principal among Golden Apple winners

    Lindblom Math and Science principal among Golden Apple winners
    When the board of the Golden Apple Foundation, which annually recognizes exceptional teachers, got together to discuss the creation of a new award for principals, one name kept coming up. “We were saying things like ‘The principal has to...
  • The Dodgers-Giants connection

    The Dodgers-Giants connection
    Daryl Spencer was the first one, on May 30, 1961, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, when he started at third base for the Dodgers against the St. Louis Cardinals. Who knew then? More than a half-century later, last Aug. 22, reliever Brian Wilson, in...
  • Schedule Spitball: An Admittedly Futile Guess at the Fall Lineups on NBC and Fox

    The series pickups and cancellations mostly behind them, the networks are putting the finishing touches on their fall schedules this weekend in New York. It's harder than ever to predict lineups -- the schedule strategies for shorter-episode series are...
  • The laughs are real on fake talk show 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'

     The laughs are real on fake talk show 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'
    Thursday brings the third-season return, on IFC, of Scott Aukerman's "Comedy Bang! Bang!" An often surreal and free-associating sketch show in the guise of a talk show, it is also a talk show within a sketch show — the one shading into the other...
  • Singer Sharon Van Etten Finds Herself

    Singer Sharon Van Etten Finds Herself
    When songwriter Sharon Van Etten's fourth album, "Are We There," gets released on May 27, the West Village resident and her band will already be out on tour, road-testing the new songs alongside numbers from her impressive back-catalog. Raves about "Are...
  • Chicagoland native Michael Novak soars with the Paul Taylor Dance Company

    Chicagoland native Michael Novak soars with the Paul Taylor Dance Company
    For Michael Novak, the performing arts have come full circle. As a kid growing up in Rolling Meadows, Ill., he was bitten by the stage bug when he attended his first theatrical performance: "The Phantom of the Opera" at The Auditorium Theatre in Chicago....
  • Like/Dislike: Gwen Grastorf, actor

    Like/Dislike: Gwen Grastorf, actor
    Ever wonder what the circus was like 70 years ago? Ask the performers of the Happenstance Theater. The visual, poetic theater company will be putting on its own version of what goes down under the big top with "Impossible! A Happenstance Circus,"...
  • Halloween in May: Costume website offers deep discounts

    Halloween in May: Costume website offers deep discounts
    It's common Savvy Shopper knowledge that buying off season can yield the best savings.  That proves to be true at the website buycostumes.com, which is offering 80 percent off a large variety of its costumes selections.  Costumes regularly priced in...
  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates decline again as 30-year averages 4.14%

    Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates decline again as 30-year averages 4.14%
    Mortgage rates fell for the fourth week in a row, with Freddie Mac pegging the average for a 30-year fixed home loan at 4.14%, down from 4.2% last week. Not since the end of October have rates been so low, according to the survey -- an enticement for ...