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  • 'Holiday Train' well worth the ride; Teatro Luna still in flux

    'Holiday Train' well worth the ride; Teatro Luna still in flux
    "El Stories: Holiday Train" Anyone who regularly rides public transit has their stories. Buses and train cars are delicate ecosystems. Smashed up against your fellow Chicagoans and learning far more about these complete strangers than you ever wanted,...
  • Hometown 'Grease' and Rahm in the house: The big theater stories of 2011

    Hometown 'Grease' and Rahm in the house: The big theater stories of 2011
    Phew, 2011 was quite a year in Chicago theater. As the year comes to a close, ready for a quick tour back through the newsworthy highlights? The Black Ensemble Theater bowed a gorgeous, $19 million new home on the North Side. Stage 773 on Belmont...
  • A new comedy room, and a cautionary tale for Second City

    A new comedy room, and a cautionary tale for Second City
    Beware, O Second City, of the perils of the plush-and-shiny new room with the new high-tech toys just begging to be used! Beware further of the dangerous assumption that just because we all now spend our entire lives staring at tiny video screens,...
  • Humble theaters become movie palaces

    Humble theaters become movie palaces
    In October 1917, a theater opened at 3535 W. Roosevelt Road that changed the moviegoing experience, in Chicago and the nation. In the era of the nickelodeon, a term reflecting not just the price of admission, but the surroundings, motion pictures were...
  • When writing about a lovely like Chicago, it's important to keep it real

    When writing about a lovely like Chicago, it's important to keep it real
    This time, Steve Bartman comes to the rescue. For the first half-hour of Theatre Seven's "We Live Here," an original, ensemble-driven, multiauthor homage to the quintessence of the city of Chicago, the show flails around. The early pieces feel...
  • With new buyer, Sparrows Point faces a possible end to decades of steelmaking

    With new buyer, Sparrows Point faces a possible end to decades of steelmaking
    Steel from Sparrows Point built the Golden Gate Bridge, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, hundreds of ships for World War II and livelihoods for tens of thousands of Baltimore-area families. The story of the massive steel mill follows the arc of American...
  • Northwestern grad grabs spotlight in 'Boardwalk Empire'

    Northwestern grad grabs spotlight in 'Boardwalk Empire'
    Meg Chambers Steedle was a little intimidated by her first starring TV role, but not because it required her to sing and dance. The 2008 graduate of Northwestern University's School of Communications stars opposite Steve Buscemi in the Prohibition-era...
  • Fear City to Eleventh Hour, a Halloween guide to haunted houses

    Fear City to Eleventh Hour, a Halloween guide to haunted houses
    Three quick tips about haunted houses to start off this guide to Halloween 2012: Tip No. 1: Haunted houses, the ticket-selling kind, versus the rumor-shrouded Victorian Gothic kind at the end of your street, are mostly slasher flicks come to life. You...
  • Chicago 'Watch:' Chi-Town stars in video game 'Watch Dogs'

    Chicago 'Watch:' Chi-Town stars in video game 'Watch Dogs'
    The star of the most anticipated video game of 2013 isn't Super Mario, Lara Croft or Nathan Drake. It's not a person at all, but a place. Give up? Chicago edged out a long list of other cities to take the starring role in "Watch Dogs," an open-world...
  • Local Q&A: Gold Motel

    Local Q&A: Gold Motel
    The self-titled sophomore album from local pop-rockers Gold Motel oozes surf and sun, even though much of it was recorded as temperatures dipped and leaves fell from the trees. "There were a few days where we were tracking and I was wearing my jacket...
  • True stories from the train in entertaining 'El'; a scattered 'Heart'

    True stories from the train in entertaining 'El'; a scattered 'Heart'
    "El Stories" All the world's a stage, so wrote the Bard. To which one can reply, "Sure, but have you ridden the"L"lately?" Talk about your captive audience. For the thousands of Chicagoans who use public transportation daily, this is your show. Same...