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Michael Phillips

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  • Engine28.com, NEA fellows plan to cover L.A. theater scene like a house afire

     
    USC's Annenberg journalism school and the National Endowment for the Arts' Arts Journalism Insitute will launch engine28.com journalism project to cover Theatre Communications Group confererence, RADAR L.A. festival and other L.A. theater happenings....
  • Shock Theater to screen horror movies monthly

     
    Amazing news, classic horror flick lovers: The Wicker Park Arts Center will start hosting monthly creepy old movie nights, starting June 3. From Chicagoist: If there's one thing we know we love, it's classic horror movies being projected in a dark room...
  • For many Taylor was simply 'famous for being famous'

     
    In his career retrospective on actress Elizabetth Taylor, who died today at age 79, our Michael Phillips notes, "By the '70s she was famous for being famous." In other words, you have to be roughly 50 to have memories of......
  • Gutsy film director killed in Libya

     
    The New York Times reports: Tim Hetherington, the conflict photographer who was a director and producer of the film “Restrepo,” was killed in the besieged city of Misurata on Wednesday, and three photographers working beside him were wounded....
  • Cookie Monster and I share a stage for the first (and last?) time

     
    At Chicago Live! tonight: Eric Zorn moderates a post-election panel with K. Sujata, president of the Chicago Foundation for Women, former alderman Dick Simpson and political strategist Don Washington. This could be interesting. Washington is an eloquent,...
  • Roger Ebert returns with 'Roger Ebert presents At the Movies'

     
    Reviewing 'Roger Ebert presents at the Movies'...
  • Are we the same person when we're older? From Connolly to Albee, pondering age and art

     
    Tribune jazz critic Howard Reich and movie critic Michael Phillips at "The Critic's Eye" at the Broadway Playhouse. At the Chicago Tribune's "The Critic's Eye" event this week — wherein we newspaper critics talked about our jobs and answered readers'......
  • 'Critic's Eye' is Monday at the new Playhouse

     
    "The Critic's Eye" is coming Monday, an evening of discussing the future of the arts in Chicago with Tribune theater critic Chris Jones, rock critic Greg Kot, classical music critic John Von Rhein, cultural critic Julia Keller, jazz critic Howard......
  • Meet Greg Kot at October 11 event

     
    Greg Kot will share his thoughts on the fall music scene with moderator and culture critic Julia Keller; jazz critic Howard Reich; theater critic Chris Jones; classical music critic John von Rhein and movies critic Michael Phillips onstage next week.........
  • You're invited to 'The Critic's Eye' ...

     
    If you're interested in discussing how Chicago theater fits in with the other arts — as viewed by the critics of the Chicago Tribune — you might be interested in our Oct. 11 event at the Broadway Playhouse. Rock critic......
  • Roger Ebert and PBS bring back 'At the Movies'

     
    Film world: Prepare to embrace the thumbs again. Roger Ebert announced Friday the return of “At the Movies” to PBS stations. Produced by Ebert and his wife, the weekly half-hour film review program —revamped as “Roger Ebert Presents...