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  • The Gary Griffin 'Gypsy' at Chicago Shakespeare Theater has its star

    In any revival of "Gypsy," the most interesting moment is the announcement of who is playing Rose. Chicago Shakespeare Theater is set to announce the star of its upcoming production, directed by Gary Griffin: Louise Pitre, the original star of "Mamma...
  • Bernie Sahlins tribute on Navy Pier

    Bernie Sahlins tribute on Navy Pier
    Chicago Shakespeare Theater and The Second City are joining forces to stage a public tribute to Bernie Sahlins, the late co-founder of The Second City. The event, to contain performances and speeches, is slated to take place 6:30 p.m. Sept. 30 on Navy...
  • Robots in plain sight on 'Transformers' set

    Robots in plain sight on 'Transformers' set
    [Update: Filming for "Transformers: Age of Extinction" will continue this weekend in the Loop. Shooting will take place 7 am to 10 pm Saturday and Sunday on LaSalle Street, from West Lake Street to West Jackson Boulevard. According to a notice sent out to...
  • 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...
  • Young artist paints a tribute to firefighters

    Young artist paints a tribute to firefighters
    For more than four weeks, a 5-foot fire hydrant stood in 12-year-old Bela Quintas' living room in Chicago's Noble Square neighborhood. Bela, a self-taught artist, transformed what was once a white fiberglass hydrant into an eye-catching representation...
  • 'Happy ending' for man who went missing with brother while jet skiing

    'Happy ending' for man who went missing with brother while jet skiing
    A 55-year-old man is safe after having been located on land after he'd gone missing while jet skiing with his brother in Lake Michigan. Authorities looking for the man found the missing man about 3:45 p.m. in the 5700 block of South Lake Shore Drive,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...