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  • Pete Rugolo dies at 95; jazz arranger, composer

    Pete Rugolo dies at 95; jazz arranger, composer
    Pete Rugolo, an award-winning composer and arranger who came to prominence in the world of jazz as the chief arranger for Stan Kenton's post-World War II band and later wrote the themes for TV's "The Fugitive" and "Run for Your Life," has died. He was 95.
  • Richard Gordon dies at 85; producer of horror and science fiction films

    Richard Gordon dies at 85; producer of horror and science fiction films
    Richard Gordon, a B-moviemaker whose credits as a producer and executive producer of science fiction and horror films included "Fiend Without a Face" and "The Haunted Strangler," has died. He was 85. The British-born Gordon died Tuesday at New York-...

    Reviews: Frankenstein and Dracula cast their shadows in new books

     Reviews: Frankenstein and Dracula cast their shadows in new books
    When Mary Shelley wrote "Frankenstein" in 1816, she could not have conceived of the cultural landmark it would become. The novel still throws a long shadow across the popular imagination almost two centuries later. Boris Karloff's performance as the...

    They'll do the monster mash-up

    They'll do the monster mash-up
    "Whoever wins, we lose," was the tagline of the first "Alien vs. Predator" movie, and it could be argued by many to be the subtext of every presidential election year. On Saturday, Oct. 27, the Alex Theatre plans to upend both those notions, with a...

    ‘Shock Theater’ Friday in Wicker Park

     
    Fans of Francis Ford Coppola and Roger Corman (which should be everybody) had best head to the Wicker Park Arts Center (2215 W. North Ave.) at 9 p.m. tomorrow, August 5. This month's edition of “Shock Theater from the Cinema Dementia Collection&#...