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  • Highland Park woman teaches self-esteem through improv

    Highland Park woman teaches self-esteem through improv
    When Eileen Kahana of Highland Park retired after 30 years of teaching middle school English, she promised herself she would take some classes to feed her creative passions. Little did Kahana know one of those classes, improv acting at Chicago's...
  • Here & Now for April 2

    Here & Now for April 2
    Entertainment in Lake County including concerts, performances and more. Antioch¿¿¿ Auditions: PM&L Theatre will hold auditions for "Assassins," the multiple Tony Award-winning theatrical tour-de-force musical by Stephen Sondheim, at 7 p.m. April 6 and...
  • ''Silicon Valley" comedian T.J. Miller coming to ArtsQuest Center

    ''Silicon Valley" comedian T.J. Miller coming to ArtsQuest Center
    Comedian and actor T.J. Miller, a cast member of the HBO comedy series "Silicon Valley," will perform at Banko Alehouse Cinemas at the ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem, it was just announced. Miller will perform at 8 p.m. June 22, 8 p.m. Tickets, at $17...
  • L.A. theater openings, March 29-April 5: 'The Break of Noon' and more

    L.A. theater openings, March 29-April 5: 'The Break of Noon' and more
    Liz Shannon Miller tackles the concussion crisis in pro football in "Clutch," Florida residents resist their state's “Occupation” by China in Ken Ferrigni’s satire, and a white-collar worker's life is changed after a really bad day at...
  • A second wind for Second City?

    In celebrating The Second City's 55th anniversary, Andrew Knox has gotten a crash course in cultural history. Namely, he's gotten a sense of what was funny years ago — and whether the laughs hold up in 2015. Knox, who will join other touring...
  • Party game Utter Nonsense is comedic gold for improv troupes

    Party game Utter Nonsense is comedic gold for improv troupes
    Members of the improv troupe Redmond are ready to switch gears mid-act and perform with a thick Irish brogue, the flat monotone of a robot — even an orgasmic screech. What will they say next? Not even they know. It all depends on the luck of the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Travels' takes the 'Wild' out of Chicago

    'Travels' takes the 'Wild' out of Chicago
    The television event of the year so far — yes, the year has hardly begun, and, yes, we've watched the dull Golden Globes, and seen an incalculable number of reporters shivering while standing near huge piles of street salt — has been the...
  • 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...
  • Late-night TV gets 2015 makeover

    Late-night TV gets 2015 makeover
    As the new year gets underway, most of the TV talk is focusing on new and returning shows for the winter 2015 season. But later this year viewers will witness major changes in late night TV: Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman, Larry Wilmore will...