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Venues show mixed reaction to amusement tax changes

Venues show mixed reaction to amusement tax changes

October 23, 2017

Chicago concertgoers and theater patrons may be paying less for their tickets under a proposed tax reform in the city’s 2018 budget—unless they are seeing “Hamilton,” that is.Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s...

What happens now? Chicago reacts to Las Vegas shooting

Reports show Las Vegas shooter Steven Paddock had two rooms booked at the Blackstone during Lollapalooza’s 2017 festival weekend

By Jackie Murray

October 16, 2017

To senior art and art history major Sophie Peterson, what she witnessed in Las Vegas was like something out of a movie she wished she never had to experience. Shots from a 32nd floor Mandalay Bay hotel room...

NCAA can’t continue to take advantage of players

NCAA can’t continue to take advantage of players

By Jackie Murray

March 27, 2017

The brackets, the bets, the heartbreak and the Cinderella stories—so many dramatic elements make up the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s March Madness tournament, a battle of the best Divi...

Anything but Angels

Black Angels

By Assistant Arts & Culture Editor

February 10, 2014

Putting on their most comfortable pair of jeans to let loose, Chicago’s mid-lifers gathered Feb. 5 to dance awkwardly to the grooving sounds of The Black Angels at Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave.On paper, th...

Documentary uncovers health catastrophe

By Drew Hunt

November 29, 2010

In the past decade, Jeff Spitz, associate professor in the Film and Video Department, has experienced continuing success in his independent film career—so much that he now stands at the forefront of a movement dedicated to righting the wrongs of an environmental disaster.It all started in 1997, when Spitz was approached by a man who came across an old film his father shot, which featured a group of Native Americans.According to Spitz, what initially began as a simple idea to return the f...

The one-man jam

By LauraNalin

October 26, 2009

The crowd eagerly waited inside Lincoln Park’s packed Park West venue, 322 W. Armitage Ave., before the start of Keller Williams’ latest show on Oct. 17. The stage was meant to give the audience the feeling that they were standing within the interior of a guitar shop. Each of the instruments were given price tags and signs reading “You Break It, You Buy It” and “Shoplifters Will Die Slowly” donned the walls. An...

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