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  • Historic Patio Theater in Portage Park is for sale

    Historic Patio Theater in Portage Park is for sale
    The Patio Theater in Portage Park is for sale, according to Demetri Kouvalis, who rehabbed the venue three years ago.  Built in 1927, the movie theater has been in Kouvalis’ family since 1987. Closed since May due to a broken air conditioner,...
  • Review: 'Wish I Was Here' ★★

    Review: 'Wish I Was Here' ★&#9733
    "Scrubs" alum Zach Braff made his directorial feature debut a decade ago with "Garden State," and now, as writer, director and star, he has managed a second film about actors and their insecurities. This one, "Wish I Was Here," he co-wrote with his...
  • Period Panties fueled by fashion crowdfunding

    Period Panties fueled by fashion crowdfunding
    Anthony Hall’s early 2014 Kickstarter campaign is the crowdfunding website’s fifth-most-funded fashion project and the top fashion one in Illinois. Not only did it blow past his $10,000 goal on the first day, it earned $404,763 in pledges...
  • 'Wish I Was Here' should have wished for insight

    Has it really been 10 years? Are things so different now? Are we? Is Zach Braff's new "Wish I Was Here" a spiritual sequel to "Garden State," his 2004 directorial debut? Answer key: yes, yes, maybe, kind of but not really. Uncertainty and transition,...
  • 3-D printing meets crowdfunding in new device to relieve back pain

    3-D printing meets crowdfunding in new device to relieve back pain
    When Gene Shirokobrod's patients started asking the doctor of physical therapy to come home with them, he decided to find a product to recommend as an alternative for help with back and neck pain. But he couldn't find any product he thought was good...
  • Rooster Teeth's 'Lazer Team' Movie Raises $2.48 Million in Crowdfunding

    A crowdfunding campaign for Rooster Teeth's "Lazer Team" sci-fi comedy movie has raised a record $2.48 million from 37,497 funders in a month on the Indiegogo site. Indiegogo and Rooster Teeth said the campaign has surpassed the Indiegogo campaign for TV...
  • Top Kickstarter campaign? A potato salad

    Top Kickstarter campaign? A potato salad
    The Internet has really done it this time. The most popular campaign on crowd-funding website Kickstarter.com is a potato salad. Really. Not a feature film or the latest tech gadget, but a mixture of potatoes and mayonnaise from the kitchen of an Ohio...
  • Potato salad Kickstarter at $36,000 and counting

    Potato salad Kickstarter at $36,000 and counting
    The most popular campaign on the crowd-funding website Kickstarter.com currently involves potato salad. Seriously. Not a documentary, independent film or the latest, greatest tech gadget, but a mixture of potatoes and mayonnaise (and who knows what else)...
  • Man raises nearly $60,000 for making potato salad

    Man raises nearly $60,000 for making potato salad
    Would you pay $60,000 for potato salad? Many people around the country and the world would, apparently.  A Kickstarter campaign that started as a spoof on the popular fundraising website has raised nearly $60,000 in one man's attempt to make his first...
  • Don Cheadle's Miles Davis Movie Tops $325,000 Crowdfunding Goal

    Jazz lovers have shown strong support for Don Cheadle's Miles Davis biopic "Miles Ahead," which has topped its crowdfunding campaign goal of $325,000. With 11 hours to go on the six-week Indiegogo campaign, the project had hit $335,766 from 1,984...
  • Vidcon: YouTube Gives Its Creators a Preview of New Features

    YouTube CEO Anne Wojcicki introduced a slew of innovations to creators assembled at Vidcon on Thursday in Anaheim, with the goal of aimed at helping them make more money off their videos. "It's a focus of mine to bring more revenue to the YouTube...