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REVIEW: ‘Dear Evan Hansen’  raises bar for other musicals

REVIEW: ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ raises bar for other musicals

February 15, 2019

There isn’t aneasy way to review a show that picks at your brain the way “Dear Evan Hansen” does. Between the score and the script, a 500-word article does not quite do the six-time Tony-winning...

Business and casual: The life of a sugar baby

Business and casual: The life of a sugar baby

February 14, 2019

Logan Cruz got kicked out of her dad’s house when she was 18. She then moved to the West Side and had to walk two miles to her first job at Forever Yogurt and an additional mile to her second job a...

Q&A: ‘FRIENDS! The Musical Parody’ pokes fun, brings sitcom to life

Q&A: ‘FRIENDS! The Musical Parody’ pokes fun, brings sitcom to life

By Eden Bunna

February 13, 2019

The bustle of New York’s favorite coffee shop, Central Perk, is coming to Chicago Feb. 12 – March 3 as “FRIENDS! The Musical Parody.”The show will run at Chicago’s Broadway Playhouse, Water Tower Pl...

Be OUTspoken and be heard at LGBTQ storytelling event

February 13, 2019

On the first Tuesday of every month, members of the Chicago's LGBTQ community and its allies transform a popular Boystown bar into a creative safe place where they share uniquely personal stories the...

HUNNY sweetens up Chicago during sold-out show

HUNNY sweetens up Chicago during sold-out show

February 10, 2019

Eager audience members herded to the middle of the main floor as HUNNY frontman Jason Yarger ascended from the balcony into their hands during the band's final song. The pop-punk group made a name fo...

Puppy bowl viewing party

Puppy bowl viewing party

By Ignacio Calderon

February 7, 2019

One Tail at a Time Adoption Center, 2144 N. Wood St., hosted Puppy Bowl XV on Feb. 3 at Park and Field restaurant and bar, 3509 W. Fullerton Ave. One Tail at a Time began in 2008 and has since facilitated over...

MØ at the Vic Theatre

MØ at the Vic Theatre

By Steven Nunez, Staff Photographer

February 4, 2019

Friends, femmes and philanthropy: Galentine’s Day becomes cultural tradition

Friends, femmes and philanthropy: Galentine’s Day becomes cultural tradition

February 4, 2019

Whether it’s celebrated with mimosas, presents or waffles from JJ’s Diner, Galentine’s Day has become a trend for many since a February 2010 episode of “Parks and Recreation” coined the term...

STOP-IT group continues support during National Human Trafficking Month

STOP-IT group continues support during National Human Trafficking Month

February 4, 2019

A Human Trafficking 101 conversation took center stage Jan. 26 at the Monarch Thrift Shop in Logan Square. As part of Human Trafficking Prevention Month, the event was presented by STOP-IT, an initi...

Tarot next trend in self-love culture

Tarot next trend in self-love culture

By Alexandra Yetter

February 2, 2019

With over 30,000 followers on Instagram, yoga instructor and intuitive healer Kate Van Horn is part of a growing social media trend of spirituality intersecting with health and wellness.What some may ...

REVIEW: Delicious food thaws winter blues at BAITA

REVIEW: Delicious food thaws winter blues at BAITA

January 28, 2019

As temperatures plummet and snow covers the city, warm comfort foods are in demand. Look no further than BAITA at Eataly.BAITA is serving up Italian-style food inspired by the cuisine found in Alpine ...

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