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Mark Wahlberg Talks ‘The Gambler,’ The Cubs And Hangovers

Dave Fogel and Mark Wahlberg talk the Chicago Cubs, hangovers and Mark’s latest movie, The Gambler.

12/23/2014

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Best Upcoming Theater Productions In Chicago

Seeing a live performance can be a great way to infuse some culture into your entertainment routine. Chicago offers some great upcoming theater productions in winter, whether you’re looking for a classic tale or something with some holiday spirit.

12/22/2014

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Best Holiday Markets In Chicago

What is a person to do when there are so many presents to get and so little time left?

12/15/2014

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Five Little Known Facts About “A Christmas Carol”

Carlo DeVito, author of “Inventing Scrooge” from sister company Simon & Schuster, shares five little known facts about Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol.”

12/08/2014

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Best Local Organizations For Holiday Donations In Chicago

Check out this list for five holiday gift ideas where money and items do a lot of good.

12/08/2014

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Best 2014 Holiday Events In Chicago

This holiday season, consider catching a live ballet performance or seeing a number of Christmas trees by checking out these holiday events in Chicago.

12/01/2014

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Best Winter 2014-15 Art Events In Chicago

Bundle up and head out the door to explore these winter art exhibits in Chicago. From David Bowie to holiday decorations, Chicago has plenty of exhibits to see.

11/24/2014

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The Best Thanksgiving Events In Chicago

Think lights, camera opportunities and action amidst nature when looking for something to do Thanksgiving Day before gobbling down turkey or during the weekends before and after Thanksgiving instead of bucking the shopping crowds.

11/17/2014

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Scenes From ‘Gotham': Chicago Transforms For ‘Batman v. Superman’

Chicago becomes ‘Gotham’ for new superhero movie.

11/14/2014

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Best Upcoming Classical Music Performances In Chicago

There are numerous classical music performances in Chicago. They are offered throughout the year, but narrowing down the best choices may be the most challenging decision. We’ve done the work for you.

11/10/2014

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New For Fall: Nonfiction Books To Add To Your Reading List

Fall has officially arrived and the chilly weather just makes us want to curl up by the crackling fire with a great book. So put the hot chocolate on the stove and cut yourself a slice a pie because our sister company Simon & Schuster is at it again with these riveting true stories to help pass the long autumn evenings.

11/09/2014

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Designer Erin Gates On Styling Your Bookshelf

Get tips for organizing your bookshelf from Erin Gates, author of Elements of Style: Designing a Home & a Life from sister company Simon & Schuster.

11/05/2014

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Best 2014 Veterans Day Events In Chicago

When November 11 rolls around, there are several events throughout the Chicago that honor people who serve in the military.

11/03/2014

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A Hollywood-Inspired Reading List

Books form the basis of countless Hollywood films and you’ll have no shortage of big screen adaptations to choose from during this year’s Oscar season and throughout 2015.

10/27/2014

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Best Upcoming Musicals In Chicago

From such classics as “The King and I” to a revival that refocuses attention from grand spectacle to intimate stories, these upcoming musicals present memorable songs and thought-provoking messages.

10/27/2014

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Best 2014-2015 College Productions In Chicago

When it comes to catching a play, make sure to check out the wealth of theatres in the Chicago area for a performance. Here’s a guide to five performances you should see during the 2014-2015 school year.

10/20/2014

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Best Book Club Picks For Fall

A chill is in the air, and autumn is the perfect time to curl up with good book – and then discuss it with your book club, of course.

10/15/2014

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Best Dinner Theater In Chicago

Here you will find the best dinner theater in Chicago and the surrounding areas of Chicago.

10/13/2014

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Five Creepy Historical Sites In The Midwest

Looking for something spooky this Halloween? Check out the five creepiest historical sites in the midwest.

10/07/2014

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Best Halloween-Themed Shows In Chicago

Chicago has a vast entertainment scene with something for all ages when considering where to go for spooky fun or bone-chilling fright.

10/06/2014

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People attending Pitchfork Music Festival on July 18th, 2014. (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

The People Of Pitchfork Music Festival

People attending Pitchfork Music Festival on July 18th, 2014.

The badass British songstress Kate Nash stopped by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Performance Stage on Friday, November 2nd to jam and give a quick chat.

Kate Nash Live At CBS Radio’s Blue Cross Blue Shield Performance Stage

The badass British songstress Kate Nash stopped by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Performance Stage on Friday, November 2nd to jam and give a quick chat.

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Esquire Dubs Scarlett Johansson ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’

For the second time, Esquire named Scarlett Johansson the ‘Sexiest Woman Alive.’

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