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  • Naperville vet said 'Daily Show' workshop helped him with job skills

    Naperville vet said 'Daily Show' workshop helped him with job skills
    When Matt DuPre left the U.S. Marine Corps in 2012 after five years of active duty, he headed home to the Chicago area to figure out his next move. The Naperville native, who had graduated from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, said he didn'...
  • Dan Aykroyd plays to 'Ghostbusters' fans, thanks veterans

    Dan Aykroyd plays to 'Ghostbusters' fans, thanks veterans
    One day after legendary actor/comedian Dan Aykroyd scored on "Shoot The Puck" at the Chicago Blackhawks game at the United Center, he made an appearance at Binny's Beverage Depot's newest store in Oak Brook, where he signed movie memorabilia and bottles...
  • Datebook for April 9

    Datebook for April 9
    Things to do and see around Lake County. ART ANTIOCH FINE ARTS FOUNDATION GALLERY: 41380 Route 83. (847) 838-2274; http://www.antiochfinearts.org. April featured artists are Daisy C. Perez and her art students. ART CENTER HIGHLAND PARK: 1957...
  • Second City 'hits home' with show at CLC

     Second City 'hits home' with show at CLC
    The city of Chicago is famous for a few things: pizza, museums, and a few losing sports teams — and of course, comedy. No one has the ability to make fun of their own city as lovingly as Second City, a comedy troupe that specializes in Chicago-style...
  • Tim Kazurinsky will go to Broadway this spring

    Tim Kazurinsky will go to Broadway this spring
    Tim Kazurinsky, the Chicago actor and Second City alum best known for his years spent on “Saturday Night Live” and his role in the "Police Academy" films, will perform on Broadway this spring in "An Act of God." A spokesman for the...
  • Rachel Dratch to host 2015 Shorty Awards

    Rachel Dratch to host 2015 Shorty Awards
    Rachel Dratch, the comedienne best known for her seven-year stint on "Saturday Night Live," will host the 7th annual Shorty Awards, which will bestow laurels on the top social-media personalities and sites of the year. This year's Shorty Awards will...
  • What does your McDonald's order say about you?

    What does your McDonald's order say about you?
    Everyone knows if you want to be taken seriously by your co-workers, you don’t show up to the office with McDonald’s in tow. But it happens. It’s the only thing you have time for. You’re desperate. So what does your McDonald’...
  • Worries over dog flu continue

    Chicago is the Windy City, the City of Big Shoulders, the Second City, and now, apparently the dog flu city. The canine influenza virus, or dog flu, settled into the Chicago metropolitan area just over a month ago. Since dogs do travel, however, it's no...
  • Music Center dance lineup for 2015-16: Second City, hip-hop, Ratmansky

    The Music Center of Los Angeles announced its 2015-16 dance season, a diverse lineup whose range can be conveyed by just one name on the list: the Second City comedy troupe. “The Art of Falling,” the Second City’s collaboration with...
  • '50 States in 60 Minutes' gives kids fresh perspective on history

    '50 States in 60 Minutes' gives kids fresh perspective on history
    It's a whirlwind look at our nation's history. Fox Valley Repertory will host GreatWorks Theatre's production of "50 States in 60 Minutes" at 9:30 a.m. May 1 and at 10 a.m. May 13 at Pheasant Run Theatre in St. Charles. "The show is basically a 500-...
  • What else Rauner can cut from the Illinois budget

    What else Rauner can cut from the Illinois budget
    Good news, Illinois! Billionaire Gov. Bruce Rauner suspended $26 million in critical social service and public health grants earlier this month. Beneficiaries include autism programs, epilepsy services, children’s health, homelessness assistance and...