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  • Phil Vettel: Two stars for Boarding House

    Phil Vettel: Two stars for Boarding House
    The first thing that catches your eye when entering The Boarding House is the chandelier. Except it's not really a chandelier, but an art installation consisting of 9,000-plus (official count: 9,063) suspended wine glasses. "One glass for every wine I'...
  • It took a trio to come up with Wonder Woman

    It took a trio to come up with Wonder Woman
    If comic book characters are a driving force in Hollywood, it's worth noting that Wonder Woman, one of the most iconic characters of the last 70 years, has yet to star in her own live-action movie. She hasn't been completely ignored. Two years ago,...
  • Reawakening the ghosts of Skokie

    To me, a kid growing up in the 1960s and '70s, Skokie seemed like any other suburb, its tidy houses sitting on impeccably manicured lawns. Sure, on Friday nights and Saturday mornings you'd sometimes see Hasidic Jews strolling to and from synagogue....
  • Peter Sagal takes educational ride with 'Constitution USA'

    Peter Sagal takes educational ride with 'Constitution USA'
    “Constitution USA With Peter Sagal,” the new PBS series about the country's ever-disputed founding document, tests an important constitutional principle: that the framework for a federal government, drafted with high hopes and noble purpose...
  • This side of 'Paradise,' with Echols, Davis

    This side of 'Paradise,' with Echols, Davis
    "I really do believe these people would have gotten away with murdering me if it would not have been for what you guys did — for being there in the beginning and getting this whole thing on tape so the rest of the world sees what's happening." That'...
  • Director William Friedkin comes home

    Director William Friedkin comes home
    William Friedkin, the director of “The French Connection” and “The Exorcist,” a pair of acclaimed Tracy Letts adaptations (“Bug” and “Killer Joe”) and author of “The Friedkin Connection,” a new...
  • 'Check, Please!' narrows field for new host

    'Check, Please!' narrows field for new host
    At last, after great deliberation and much wringing of hands, David Manilow made a decision. White smoke rose from a pipe outside the window of his Lincoln Park office. He adjusted the zipper on his navy blue garment, splayed his hands on a conference...
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    News Review programs: Chicago Newsroom CAN TV: Host Ken Davis is joined by Chicago historian and activist, Hal Baron and Salim Muwakkil (WVON). They discuss the case for reparations for African Americans and the economic and political barriers to racial.....
  • Open Thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • Doing my part

     
    I will be reading the role of "Samantha's Parent" at the Friday, Nov. 8 performance of Shadow Town at the Den Theater (1333 N. Milwaukee Ave). "Shadow Town," a Her Story Theater production, is a 90 minute original stage play,......
  • Weeks in Review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review WTTW Ch. 11 Host Joel Weisman with Steve Daniels, Crain’s Chicago Business;...