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  • 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 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’...
  • Spike Lee wants to name his film 'Chiraq'? Chicago can handle it

    Spike Lee wants to name his film 'Chiraq'? Chicago can handle it
    Moviemaking in this town is usually a welcomed event. City Hall is more than happy to showcase the beauty and vitality of Chicago. You know, City of Big Shoulders, Second City, Chi-town. But Mayor Rahm Emanuel, members of the City Council and some South...
  • Second City e.t.c.'s 'Soul' finds its groove

    Second City e.t.c.'s 'Soul' finds its groove
    These days at Second City, items of technology have replaced spouses and lovers as the chief antagonist, just as those items of technology have replaced spouses and lovers in real life. Or become them. In "Soul Brother, Where Art Thou?" — the...
  • 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...
  • Datebook for April 16

    Datebook for April 16
    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...
  • 8 acts not to miss at this year's Chicago Improv Fest

    8 acts not to miss at this year's Chicago Improv Fest
    With more than 150 performances running at theaters throughout the city from April 20-26, deciding what shows to see during the 18th annual Chicago Improv Festival can seem overwhelming–especially since so many of the acts are from little-known...
  • 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...
  • 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...