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Taste of Chicago

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  • Lollapalooza, Taste of Chicago food announced

    Lollapalooza, Taste of Chicago food announced
    Chicagoans got a little preview of this year’s Taste of Chicago (running July 10-14 in Grant Park) when the city’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events opened eight Taste booths and a cooking demonstration tent during the lunch...
  • Your 2013 guide to street festivals

    Your 2013 guide to street festivals
    Not long ago, going to a Chicago street festival usually meant settling for '80s cover bands, greasy food and ordinary beverages. That was then. Paralleling the grass-roots evolution of the city's dining and brewing scenes, summer get-togethers have...
  • Interview: Fitz and the Tantrums specialize in art of performance

    Interview: Fitz and the Tantrums specialize in art of performance
    Before he became the lead singer of "MoneyGrabber" band Fitz and the Tantrums and was performing on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "Fitz" was Michael Fitzpatrick — son of former Museum of Contemporary Art director and...
  • Q&A: 'Pain and Gain' star Anthony Mackie

    Q&A: 'Pain and Gain' star Anthony Mackie
    If you played a bodybuilder whose steroid use caused size and performance issues in the downstairs region, you'd expect people to ask about that. But still. “This [female journalist] asked me, ‘I’ve never seen a crooked, small penis. So...
  • RedEye's Rock 'n' Vote 2013 Top 10

    RedEye's Rock 'n' Vote 2013 Top 10
    UPDATE: 2013 Rock 'n' Vote voting has closed. RSVP for the show (required for attendance) and click here to get to know this year's acts better. See you there! The abundance of great Chicago bands never ceases, or ceases to impress. That’s...
  • Taste of Chicago lineup adds Robert Plant, Jill Scott

    Taste of Chicago lineup adds Robert Plant, Jill Scott
    Robert Plant, Robin Thicke and Jill Scott were among the headliners announced Wednesday announced as Taste of Chicago completed its summer concert lineup. The rock band fun. had previously been announced as Taste’s opening-night headliner, on July...
  • Exclusive: 2013 Taste of Chicago Bud Light stage lineup

     Exclusive: 2013 Taste of Chicago Bud Light stage lineup
    You heard it here first: This year’s now-complete Bud Light stage at the Taste of Chicago features—well, a ton of great local talent. Here are the top 7 acts on that free stage at the 2013 Taste (July 10-14), with the full schedule below!...
  • Q&A: 2013 RedEye Rock 'n' Vote Top 4, playing free show May 14 at House of Blues

    Q&A: 2013 RedEye Rock 'n' Vote Top 4, playing free show May 14 at House of Blues
    Though you probably already know, let’s review why you should come to Tuesday’s (free!) RedEye Rock ‘n’ Vote show 7:30 p.m. at House of Blues (17+): --You chose these four local artists (UIC/Little Italy pop-rockers The Addies;...
  • Nearly half polled favor Emanuel's shortened Taste

    Nearly half polled favor Emanuel's shortened Taste
    Chicago mayors have been scaling back the Taste of Chicago and the hoopla surrounding it for years. That downsizing is playing well among white voters but proving unpopular among African-Americans and Latinos, according to a Tribune/WGN-TV poll. The...
  • The Biblioracle: A Lit Fest strategy

    The Biblioracle: A Lit Fest strategy
    We're having a party and everyone is invited! The Printers Row Lit Fest is next weekend, and I'll be jetting in (economy class style) for the festivities. Very exciting. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review (WTTW-Ch. 11) Host Joel Weisman with Bruce Dold and Jon Hilkevitch, Chicago...