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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...
  • 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...
  • Brothers Q to create Scrooge rap

    The Brothers Q brand of rapping the classics has another manifestation: a Christmas show entitled "A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol." The new hip-shop show, developed in concert with Chicago Shakespeare Theater, will bow Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare...
  • From Nazis to Lincoln, from World's Fair to bees

    From Nazis to Lincoln,  from World's Fair to bees
    Once again this year, the fall museum and zoo schedules are full, and not just because of the now-requisite Halloween and Christmas programming. Highlights include a World's Fair revisitation at the Field, commemoration of the Gettysburg Address' 150th...
  • Navy Pier a star in newest 'Splinter Cell' game

    Navy Pier a star in newest 'Splinter Cell' game
    One of Chicago’s main tourist attractions is the setting of a major terror attack in the latest installment to the popular "Splinter Cell" video game series. Luckily for the citizens of this faux, digital Chicago, badass¬†undercover operative Sam...
  • Rainy day fun: Indoor playspaces

    Rainy day fun: Indoor playspaces
    Don't let a little inclimate weather keep your family cooped up. These indoor play spaces offer a perfect opportunity for the whole brood to get out and get moving.   Bubbles Academy Play tunnels and inflatables, development toys and soft foam...
  • Live review: Chance the Rapper trips out at Club Nokia

    Live review: Chance the Rapper trips out at Club Nokia
    During a run-through of his loopy, lusty song “Lost,” Chicago MC Chance the Rapper got a little lost himself. He fell off the stage at Club Nokia. That’s what it looked like, at least, when the 20-year-old abruptly disappeared from...
  • Lane Tech, student book club receive Intellectual Freedom Award

    Lane Tech, student book club receive Intellectual Freedom Award
    Looking back on the storm of controversy that erupted when the book “Persepolis” was banned from Chicago public schools and libraries earlier this year, Lane Tech senior Levi Todd said it was a “blessing in disguise.” But the...
  • Urban planning takes back seat in Chicago, new book contends

     Urban planning takes back seat in Chicago, new book contends
    Chicago, the city of Daniel Burnham and his oft-quoted epigram, "make no little plans," doesn't have a planning department. Yes, you read that right. Although the birthplace of modern American city and regional planning still has planners tucked...
  • 'Jessie' actress Debby Ryan appearing at Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

    'Jessie' actress Debby Ryan appearing at Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
    This one’s for the kids. Debby Ryan (“Jessie,” “The Suite Life on Deck”) will perform Nov. 23 at the BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival parade and then take part in a Radio Disney-sponsored meet-and-greet Nov....
  • 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...