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  • 'Love & Air Sex,' a 21st century romance

    'Love & Air Sex,' a 21st century romance
    When you encounter a movie titled "Love & Air Sex" (this week at Facets) the obvious question is what is air sex? "It started in Japan," said director Bryan Poyser, who comes to town for post-show Q&A's Friday and Saturday. "Lonely Japanese...
  • Feds: Gang leader used intimidation to beat cop killing charges

    Feds: Gang leader used intimidation to beat cop killing charges
    The witness appeared to be in a panic minutes before he was to provide critical grand jury testimony against the alleged shooter in the high-profile slaying of an off-duty Chicago police detective and his companion. Would the defendant be there? he...
  • Austin crash claims pedestrian

    Austin crash claims pedestrian
    A 43-year-old man was dead on the scene when he was struck by a vehicle on the city's West Side Friday evening. The man was identified as Martin Davis, of the 1000 block of North Lockwood Avenue, according to a spokesman for the Cook County medical...
  • 'Love and Air Sex' review: Unfortunately, in that order

    'Love and Air Sex' review: Unfortunately, in that order
    ** (out of four) Competitive air sex would seem to have infinite dramatic possibilities. After all, it's less like air guitar and more like mimes decided they're tired of being trapped in boxes and elected to tell the dirtiest X-rated stories imaginable....
  • Oak Park, River Forest, La Grange police blotter: March 25

    Oak Park, River Forest, La Grange police blotter: March 25
    The following items were taken from police reports: Oak Park A 29-year-old Dolton man was charged with domestic battery, disorderly conduct and criminal damage to property for attempting to get back into his girlfriend's apartment on the 0-100 block...
  • Complete list of nominees for the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards

    Complete list of nominees for the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards
    Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw (seven nominations), and Keith Urban (six nominations) lead the pack of nominees at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. The following is a complete list of nominees: ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Luke Bryan Miranda...
  • Mayor Rahm Emanuel in salesman mode at SXSW

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel in salesman mode at SXSW
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cultural Affairs Commissioner Michelle Boone double-teamed the city of Austin on Tuesday in what was essentially a daylong info-mercial for Chicago as a musical and cultural force. There was an agenda, of course: Cater to the...
  • Over-sold Chance the Rapper show shut down at SXSW

    Over-sold Chance the Rapper show shut down at SXSW
    AUSTIN, TEXAS -- It didn't go exactly as planned, but in a way Chance the Rapper's truncated set in the early hours of Wednesday morning affirmed the message that a legion of Chicago heavy hitters tried to impart at the South by Southwest Interactive...
  • Ted Cohen, 1939-2014

     Ted Cohen, 1939-2014
    During his career as a philosophy professor at the University of Chicago, Ted Cohen took an expansive view of his field, which he felt covered relationships as well as how and why everything from art to fiction to even jokes appealed to people. Mr....
  • Another coup for Alma's Ari Taymor: Food & Wine's best new chefs list

    Another coup for Alma's Ari Taymor: Food & Wine's best new chefs list
    This has been a year Ari Taymor will probably never forget. First, Alma, the downtown Los Angeles restaurant he runs with his partner Ashleigh Parsons, was named the best new restaurant of the year by Bon Appetit magazine. And now Tuesday, he was named...
  • Ft. Hood lockdown lifted; shooting leaves 4 dead, at least 11 hurt

    Ft. Hood lockdown lifted; shooting leaves 4 dead, at least 11 hurt
    KILLEEN, Texas - Four people were dead, including a gunman, and at least 11 others were wounded in a shooting at Ft. Hood, officials said Wednesday. The base was locked down for about four hours, until a siren sounded shortly before 9 p.m. to end the...