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  • Star players carry Chicago banner in NCAA tourney

    Star players carry Chicago banner in NCAA tourney
    Despite the fact that no teams within Chicago's city limits are headed to the NCAA tournament, the Second City's impact on March Madness is still first rate. It starts at the top with this year's overwhelming favorite, Kentucky. Almost everybody will...
  • One-woman show 'Shirley Valentine' brings energy, laughter

    One-woman show 'Shirley Valentine' brings energy, laughter
    As a Chicago actress, Suzanne Nyhan said she is used to working in an ensemble, where she can "develop a synergistic kind of energy." This time, there's a twist. She'll be alone on stage for about two hours. And she'll be talking to a wall. Nyhan, an...
  • Comedian and performer Victoria Elena Nones debuts her own musical comedy show

    Comedian and performer Victoria Elena Nones debuts her own musical comedy show
    Fighting for a spot on The Second City Mainstage roster is remarkably strenuous. Yet, for so many improvisers in Chicago, it's the ultimate goal: work hard, climb the ranks and eventually be selected to join the newest revue. But for Victoria Elena...
  • Underrated for years, Bob Odenkirk gets the call for 'Saul'

    Underrated for years, Bob Odenkirk gets the call for 'Saul'
    A few years ago, on a TV show that you likely never watch and probably never heard of but eventually might appreciate, Bob Odenkirk crafted a brief and remarkable performance. In fact, until Odenkirk joined AMC's acclaimed "Breaking Bad" in 2009 as the...
  • Blues Brothers Excite Black & Red Ball Crowd

    Blues Brothers Excite Black & Red Ball Crowd
    It was a gala visual Java couldn't get out of her head long after she left the Bushnell Saturday night. The three top guys in the Hartford Hospital/ Hartford Healthcare system were feeling the groove when The Blues Brothers, including Dan Aykroyd as...
  • Ernie Banks epitomized American optimism

    Ernie Banks epitomized American optimism
    While Joe DiMaggio was Mr. Coffee, Ernie Banks was Mr. Cub. Banks didn't marry sex goddesses, he betrothed an entire city, one that was frequently sooty and snowy on opening day. Every April, he was the warm sunshine until the real sun came out....
  • Other Chicago landmarks Obama needs to make national monuments

    Other Chicago landmarks Obama needs to make national monuments
    President Obama returned to the South Side on Feb. 19 to designate the Pullman Historic District Chicago's first national monument. While this is a huge honor to bestow upon our city, there are a few other Chicago landmarks that also deserve national...
  • 10 definitively sexiest neighborhoods in Chicago

    10 definitively sexiest neighborhoods in Chicago
    Chicago’s own River North was named No. 5 on a recent list of the 10 sexiest neighborhoods in America. Sure, being rich is hot as hell — and this list spanned the whole country — but what about the rest of the 77 neighborhoods here in...
  • We need 'The Jinx' team to crack these cold cases, too

    We need 'The Jinx' team to crack these cold cases, too
    The final thirty seconds of HBO’s "The Jinx" left all of us downright flabbergasted. Because why was a documentary crew able to get Robert Durst arrested in under three years, when police have been suspicious of him since his first wife...
  • 6 reasons to join Scientology immediately after watching HBO's 'Going Clear'

    6 reasons to join Scientology immediately after watching HBO's 'Going Clear'
    If you tuned into HBO’s "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief," then one thing probably, really is clear: You’re heading straight to your local Scientology center to sign up. (In Chicago, that would be located at 3011 N. Lincoln...
  • Adsit, Perry, Cromer and more will take part in Patinkin memorial

    Adsit, Perry, Cromer and more will take part in Patinkin memorial
    A notable group of stage and screen artists will celebrate the life of Sheldon Patinkin, the theater artist and teacher who died Sept. 21, it was announced on Friday. Although the free, Jan. 26 event is sold-out, attendees without tickets may be...