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Jennifer Fox, director and writer for The Tale, Common and Len Amato at the HBO premier.

Assault survivor shares her “Tale”

May 7, 2018

The auditorium lights dim as a “viewer discretion advised” warning and the toll-free  number to the Sexual Assault Hotline in bold white lettering appears onscreen. “The Tale,” a film memoir written a...

'Blockers' trades in emotional storytelling for butt chugging

‘Blockers’ trades in emotional storytelling for butt chugging

May 3, 2018

When Roger Ebert reviewed 1967's “The Graduate,” he wrote, “[The Graduate] is funny, not because of sight gags and punch lines and other tired rubbish, but because it has a point of view. That is...

Haunted rumors don’t spook business from Congress Hotel

Some believe the historic hotel is haunted, but Congress Plaza Hotel management does not support the rumors. But the hotel also hosts the annual Haunted Halloween Ball. 

By Savannah Eadens

October 23, 2017

Just about every self-respecting hotel ends up with a ghost story sooner or later, said Adam Selzer, a Chicago historian, author and leader of “Mysterious Chicago” tours throughout the city. The Cong...

Canadian electronic music duo Zeds Dead will perform Oct. 21 at Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave.

Zeds Dead to bring ‘Northern Lights’

September 18, 2017

After changing its name, hosting sponsored basement dance parties, releasingmultiple EPs, embarking on a couple tours and starting its own record label, Zeds Dead has proven itself to be more than a quot...

Jefferson Park can become model for new Chicago

Jefferson Park can become model for new Chicago

By Tyra Bosnic

September 5, 2017

A fierce debate over affordable housing in Jefferson Park began Jan. 26 when Ald. John Arena (45th Ward) revealed plans for a 100-unit, mixed-income apartment building. This development would bring affor...

Samantha Martin and her traveling troupe of Acro-Cats have performed all over the world and made TV appearances.

Acro-Cats, ‘meow-sicians’ entertain with variety show

October 10, 2016

Ten “purr-fect” felines stole the show Oct. 6–9 when the Amazing Acro-Cats group performed at Wicker Park’s Vittum Theatre.Appearing at 1012 N. Noble St., the Chicago-based troupe, coached by ...

Library hosts film noir fashion show inspired by ‘The Maltese Falcon’ | The Columbia Chronicle

May 2, 2016

Columbia’s library, 634 S. Michigan Ave., won The Big Read grant from The National Endowment for the Arts to put on a series of events focused around the detective novel, “The Maltese Falcon.” O...

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