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Casting representative Maryellen Aviano explains the process to one group of hopefuls. (Steve Miller)

‘Star Wars’ Audition Draws Hundreds

Chicago is one of six American cities where Lucasfilm Ltd. is looking for young actors for the next installment of “Star Wars.”

11/14/2013

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Crowds Flock To Park West For Oscar Party

Big crowds showed up for an Oscar-watching party on the at the Park West theater Sunday evening.

WBBM Newsradio–02/27/2012

Building Without Heat

Heat Back On At Last In Lincoln Park Apartment Building

The big chill is over for hundreds of residents of a Lincoln Park apartment building that had been without heat for more than five days.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012

A huge blue sculpture went up on Oct. 28, 2011, outside a new home under construction in Lincoln Park. Some neighbors were worried the sculpture isn't safe. (Credit: CBS)

Lincoln Park Residents Furious About Likely Ward Split

Two Chicago aldermen are holding a public forum Wednesday to hear residents concerns over proposed ward redistricting plans.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012

Concert In Chicago (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Getty Images for Axe)

Jam Productions To Dump Ticketmaster At Some Venues

A Chicago concert promoter filed a complaint against Ticketmaster Monday, claiming the ticket distributor has failed to recognize an agreement termination and has failed to pay royalties.

11/01/2010

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Best Small Venues For Live Music In Chicago

These venues all made the cut because of a focused conviction to presenting Chicagoans the best in up-and-coming musicians as well as providing a haven for intimate concerts with larger bands.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2010