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Director Spike Lee and actor John Cusack discuss Lee's upcoming film "Chiraq," which has sparked controversy over the title. Chiraq -- a blend of Chicago and Iraq -- has been slapped on the city by rappers and spread through social media because of gun violence in some Chicago neighborhoods. (Photo credit: CBS)

Amazon Producing Spike Lee’s “Chi-Raq,” With Reported December Premiere

Spike Lee’s controversial new film “Chi-Raq” – a nickname given to Chicago neighborhoods plagued by violence – will be Amazon’s first foray into producing theatrical films, with a big screen debut reportedly set for December.

07/15/2015

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Macy’s Gets In Holiday Spirit With Christmas Tree Lighting

It’s November 2nd, and Day of the Dead celebrations are taking place in a number of Chicago neighborhoods. But Macy’s has opened its holiday windows on State Street, and lit its Christmas tree in a noontime ceremony in its 7th floor Walnut Room.

11/02/2013

Scottie Pippen, Justin Bieber

Bieber Wins MVP, Pippen Congratulates At NBA Celeb All-Star Game

It is the NBA’s All-Star weekend and to kick it off, celebrities played a game of east vs west Friday night. Among the celebrities who played were former Bull Scottie Pippen and pop star Justin Bieber.

02/18/2011