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  • Stars come out for Bernie Sahlins

    Stars come out for Bernie Sahlins
    The iconoclastic movie star Bill Murray is always on the guest list for events celebrating anniversaries and the like at The Second City. But the famously unpredictable actor invariably does not show up. On Monday night, though, there was Murray on Navy...
  • 2013 Fall Guide: Coming soon to a stage near you

    2013 Fall Guide: Coming soon to a stage near you
    The fall theater season of 2013 is already very much underway. From the scores of intriguing possibilities, here are 10 Chicago shows, opening between now and the holidays, that sound especially juicy. They're listed in alphabetical order; date ranges...
  • Puppet masters pull the right strings on Navy Pier

    Puppet masters pull the right strings on Navy Pier
    The physical elements of the current spectacular attraction visiting Chicago Shakespeare Theater from the United Kingdom consists of the following: one puppet (hollow cardboard head and cloth body) and one table (rectangular, prosaic). The diminutive...
  • 75 hours to '17 Seconds': Inside the Blackhawks movie

    75 hours to '17 Seconds': Inside the Blackhawks movie
    In the coming days, fans will get a fresh look at the Blackhawks' run to their second Stanley Cup in four seasons. "17 Seconds" debuts at Navy Pier on Wednesday to an invitation-only audience, and details regarding a limited run are forthcoming....
  • Chicago featured prominently in trailer for Bollywood's 'Dhoom 3'

    Chicago featured prominently in trailer for Bollywood's 'Dhoom 3'
    You probably won’t understand most of what is being said in the trailer for the Bollywood film, “Dhoom 3,” released today, but you will recognize several of the locations featured in the nearly three minute video. The third movie in...
  • Officials: Man, 84, dies after jumping into water by Navy Pier

    Officials: Man, 84, dies after jumping into water by Navy Pier
    An 84-year-old man died after being pulled from Lake Michigan northeast of Navy Pier this evening, authorities said. Crews were called about 8:50 p.m. and pulled a male victim from the water, then took him to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • At least 7 people were wounded, one of them critically, in shootings on the South, Southwest and West sides overnight, police said.  The most recent shooting happened about 3:30 a.m. in...
  • Video/Q&A: 'Fruitvale Station' star Michael B. Jordan and writer/director Ryan Coogler

    Video/Q&A: 'Fruitvale Station' star Michael B. Jordan and writer/director Ryan Coogler
     You can’t blame “Fruitvale Station” star Michael B. Jordan for being tempted. “I was actually thinking about calling up Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse [today] and just getting dinner reservations,” the 26-year-old...
  • Gift for woman mugged on Mag Mile: New iPhone

    Gift for woman mugged on Mag Mile: New iPhone
    A Michigan woman who lost her iPhone in a mugging on Michigan Avenue is getting a new one from the organizers of the Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon she was in town for. "I started crying," said Tammy, the 51-year-old victim, who was back home Tuesday...
  • Video: Lollapalooza 2013 parties - Day 1

    Video: Lollapalooza 2013 parties - Day 1
    The Symmetry Live party at the W Chicago - Lakeshore hotel's Wet deck featuring Jessie Ware on Thursday made me wonder why more people aren't hanging out at this seventh floor bar with incredible views of Lake Michigan and Navy Pier, the Filter Magazine...
  • Baseball Caps Popularity Lives On

    Baseball Caps Popularity Lives On
    You see them everywhere – on top of the heads of ballplayers on TV, on tourists roaming Michigan Avenue, on weekend warriors at the neighborhood softball diamond and on the kids playing in the cul-de-sac. In fact, for most fans of baseball caps, the...