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  • Shaq -- or 'shaqasso' -- presents art exhibit at Expo Chicago

    Shaq -- or 'shaqasso' -- presents art exhibit at Expo Chicago
    You can call this version of Shaquille O’Neal “Shaqasso.” The retired four-time NBA Champion – who gave himself the nickname, as he is known to do – appeared Thursday at Expo Chicago at Navy Pier to discuss the exhibit he...
  • Interview: An evening with Kerry Wood at the barber shop

    Interview: An evening with Kerry Wood at the barber shop
    Before making the final media rounds to promote his “Woody’s Winter Warm-Up” benefit, the Cubs’ Kerry Wood stood in the waiting area of the posh 316 Club Barber Spa last week — where he would receive a haircut and shave...
  • Happy hour ahoy!

    Happy hour ahoy!
    Chicago's various cruise lines ply the waters of Lake Michigan and the Chicago River pretty much year round (until the river freezes over, at least) during the day, evening and even midnight. But when the long nights of summer arrive, an additional option...
  • Old parka conjures up freezing memories

    A column last week about a 35-year-old parka that has kept me toasty since I bought it as a teenager prompted readers to share their stories of old coats and dealing with frigid temperatures. I shivered reading some of them. One reader described having...
  • Fall 2011: Top 10 plays to watch

    Fall 2011: Top 10 plays to watch
    Scores of shows are opening in Chicago this fall. Here are 10 productions to anticipate with particular relish. 'Follies' Just a few weeks after the opening of the Broadway transfer of the Kennedy Center revival, Chicago director Gary Griffin stages...
  • D-Rose, Pippen watch the throne, Rosie O'Donnell on Michigan Avenue cover, Cutler talks wedding planning

     D-Rose, Pippen watch the throne, Rosie O'Donnell on Michigan Avenue cover, Cutler talks wedding planning
    Any chance Derrick Rose had of keeping a low profile at Wednesday’s Watch The Throne show went out the window when rapper Kanye West announced to the United Center audience that the NBA MVP was in attendance. “Derrick Rose, I see you,”...
  • SNL alum doing 'Midsummer' on Navy Pier

    Chicago Shakespeare Theater has signed up a cast of comedic notables for its upcoming production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Directed by Gary Griffin, the show will feature the Second City and “Saturday Night Live”...
  • On a rough night, Queen Elizabeth I hangs out with actors

    On a rough night, Queen Elizabeth I hangs out with actors
    When faced with a dark night of the soul, the powerful often seek the sustenance of subordinates. Such juicy, on-the-cusp moments — real or merely possible — are hard for playwrights to resist. Thus just as "Nixon's Nixon" memorably imagined...
  • What Chicago can learn from Toronto

    What Chicago can learn from Toronto
    TORONTO — Luminato, the festival of arts, culture and ideas that just concluded in Canada's largest city, has only been held for four years. But this citywide extravaganza already attracts a collective audience in excess of 1 million and spends...
  • Just another acrobatic summer for Cirque Shanghai

    Just another acrobatic summer for Cirque Shanghai
    Summers, I fear, are numbered for Cirque Shanghai, the long-running circus attraction on Navy Pier. Of late, the Skyline Stage has been struggling to retain its canvas roof during the blustery Chicago winter. And in the recently announced plans for the...
  • Cast is announced for 'Follies' at Chicago Shakespeare

    Cast is announced for 'Follies' at Chicago Shakespeare
    Chicago Shakespeare Theater has announced casting for its upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's "Follies." Hollis Resnik will perform the role of Carlotta (and sing "I'm Still Here") in director Gary Griffin's production. The...