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  • 'Moneyball's' biggest believers? Hint: The entertainment business

     
    One of the biggest misconceptions about the book “Moneyball,” the Michael Lewis bestseller about the low-budget Oakland A’s’ pathway to baseball success, is that it was about the triumph of statistical analysis. Now that the book...
  • Joe Smith's candid artist talks heading to Library of Congress

     
    Classic-film fans know all about Frank Capra’s 1941 political treatise “Meet John Doe.” Soon, music lovers will have the chance to “Meet Joe Smith,” and in the process get a little closer to dozens of the most important...
  • 40 shows for your Chicago summer, from 'Rock of Ages' on stage to 'Richard III' outdoors

    40 shows for your Chicago summer, from 'Rock of Ages' on stage to 'Richard III' outdoors
    School is winding down and the days are stretching out, which is the perfect time for fun at the old ballpark, beach, street fair, and all the other seasonal frolics that Chicagoans dream about during the dreary winter months. But don't forget that...
  • 'War Horse,' 'Addams Family' bound for Broward

    'War Horse,' 'Addams Family' bound for Broward
    If Broadway buzz is your thing, then you're going to love the shows heading to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts next season. In a major coup for South Florida, the inaugural tour of"War Horse" is included among them. The spate of musicals...
  • CEO of Strategic Thinking Institute grasped value while watching operation

    CEO of Strategic Thinking Institute grasped value while watching operation
    A dozen managers sat around a rectangular table at the Wit hotel in the Loop, their attention fixed on a man in an Armani suit standing in the front of the room.    They waited quietly, the CTA Red Line train periodically rumbling by, until the tall,...
  • 'Quartet' a legend — for a day

     'Quartet' a legend — for a day
    "Well, it's one for the money, Two for the show, Three to get ready, Now go, cat, go." —Carl Perkins, "Blue Suede Shoes" * On Dec. 4, 1956, musical top dog Elvis Presley dropped into a jam session at his former Memphis record label, where Carl...
  • Broadway glam masks rocky story

        At the scruffy Apollo Theater in Chicago, where "Million Dollar Quartet" has played for more than year, Sam Phillips' Sun Studios remains firmly rooted to the rich Tennessee soil. On Broadway, where "Million Dollar Quartet" opened Sunday night, the...