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  • Kim Kardashian's dress has a Marilyn Monroe moment

    Kim Kardashian's dress has a Marilyn Monroe moment
    Kim Kardashian was walking along a street in Beverly Hills when a gust of wind caught her full skirt, blowing it upward in a scene similar to Marilyn Monroe's famous skirt-billowing episode in "The Seven Year Itch." Kardashian was able to keep the skirt...
  • Dells vocalist Marvin Junior dead at 77

    Dells vocalist Marvin Junior dead at 77
    Marvin Junior, who brought a baritone grit to Chicago stalwarts the Dells, was fiercely loyal to the vocal group he cofounded 60 years ago. Junior, who died Wednesday at his home in south suburban Harvey at age 77, was born on Jan. 31, 1936, in...
  • 'Lives of the Pigeons' at Side Project ★★½

    'Lives of the Pigeons' at Side Project ★★½
    The cantankerous-geezers-in-the-park school of drama gains another intriguing entrant with Sherod Santos' "Lives of the Pigeons," now in a world premiere at Side Project under Adam Webster's direction. The DNA in Santos' work has far more in common with...
  • Ricky Jay keeps his magic tricks, and thoughts, close to the vest

    Ricky Jay keeps his magic tricks, and thoughts, close to the vest
    About midway through the documentary "Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay" (opening Friday at the Music Box Theatre), Jay emerges backstage after a performance and is greeted by a roomful of people. As he acknowledges his well-...
  • South Florida man has shot at WSOP main event final table

    South Florida man has shot at WSOP main event final table
     As has been the case the past few years, there's a South Florida rooting interest as the World Series of Poker plays down to the final table today.  This time, it's Amir Lehavot, 38, who sits in 11th place as the final 27 players narrow it down to nine...
  • Highland Park, Deerfield entertainment calendar: Jan. 28

    Fun things to do in Higland Park and Deerfield from Feb. 1-4. Mosaic artwork With Valentine's Day just weeks away, it's not too early to think about that special gift. Join instructor Richard Cohen at Jewett Park Community Center from 1 to 4 p.m....
  • Best of 2013: Mark Olsen picks 'Spring Breakers,' 'Her'

    Best of 2013: Mark Olsen picks 'Spring Breakers,' 'Her'
    In this time when news is disseminated ever more quickly, we asked our critics to list the best of culture in 2013 in tweet form: SPRING BREAKERS loops between raging party & spaced-out bummer, fun & its consequences. Smart about being dumb, it's of &...
  • Making deadly games of thrones with "The Lion in Winter"

    Making deadly games of thrones with "The Lion in Winter"
    “Try; you can hear the thinking through the walls,” King Henry II says in the solid-as-a-rock Palm Beach Dramaworks production of “The Lion in Winter” playing through Jan. 5 in West Palm Beach. We almost feel that we can. For...
  • Letter: Chess park a waste to the city

    Well, another $500,000 wasted by the Glendale City Council. In the early 2000s, the City Council unanimously approved that allocation to develop a “chess park” and it was opened in 2005 with a ceremony that promised regular use as Glendale...
  • MTV to premiere new “Star Trek Into Darkness” clip

     
    Star Trek Into Darkness director J.J. Abrams, and stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana and Benedict Cumberbatch, will appear on-air on MTV this Wednesday, May 8, at 7:56pm ET to introduce an exclusive clip from Star Trek Into Darkness, the...
  • Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje talks ‘Thor’ sequel, ‘Bullet to the Head’

     
    Amid the narrowing concentric circles of corruption, murder and big city racketeering featured in the shoot-'em-up action caper “Bullet to ......