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  • 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...
  • Iconic 'L' endangered by vandals

    Dennis Taylor wants to know why an "L" emblazoned on a Laguna hillside isn't better protected. The "L" is dear to Taylor, who was one of the kids who helped in the original construction in the 1930s. He urged the council at the March 5 meeting to make it...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Interview: Behind the snarl of CM Punk

    Interview: Behind the snarl of CM Punk
    When he blasted WWE's higher-ups on live TV, CM Punk had GQ, ESPN and "The Jimmy Kimmel Show" banging on his door. TMZ and CNN interviewed him about his recent Twitter feud with pop star Chris Brown. But on this particular March afternoon on the Blue Line...
  • 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...
  • '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,...