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Actor/Director Harold Ramis Is Principal For A Day At Chicago High School

Senn High School To Name Theater After Harold Ramis

Senn High School principal Susan Lofton said, after Ramis’ death in February, the idea for a tribute began small, then mushroomed.

05/08/2014

Investigators are on the scene at the Century 16 movie theater where a gunmen attacked movie goers during an early morning screening of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises." (Credit: Thomas Cooper/Getty Images)

Local Family Declines Invite To Colorado Theater Re-Opening

The family of a Crystal Lake native killed in last summer’s Colorado movie theater shooting is declining an invitation to attend the theater’s re-opening this week.

01/16/2013

Noble Horse Fire

5 Carriages Destroyed In Fire At Noble Horse Stable

There are reports Friday morning an electrical problem may be to blame for a fire in the noble horse stables in old town last night.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2012

Kids Acting Rehearsal

Best Summertime Theater Activities For Kids In Chicago

If you have a budding young performer who dreams of taking center stage, sign that little singer, dancer, actor or comedian up for a summertime program that will offer theater, acting and performance arts classes near home. From Shakespeare to “Glee,” Chicago’s got theater covered.

05/04/2012

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Best Opera Performances In Chicago

If going to an opera is on your bucket list of things to do, than you definitely want to check out some of these Chicago performances.

04/30/2012

Rashid Johnson, How ya like me now, 2010 Persian rug, gold embroidery, shea butter, 7 x 102 1/2 x 143 1/2 in. (18 x 280.5 x 364.5 cm) Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin. Image courtesy of the artist(credit: mcachicago.org)

April Arts Preview

There aren’t enough hours in the day to check out every noteworthy event in Chicago. Check out our quick guide to five can’t-miss picks for April.

03/26/2012

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February Arts Preview

There aren’t enough hours in the day to check out every noteworthy event in Chicago. Check out this quick guide to our five can’t-miss picks for February.

01/30/2012

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A Fun Night Out For Only $30

One reason I love Chicago so much is that a night out means endless possibilities. From doughnut shops to wine bars and comedy venues, I make a point to try as many spots as I can, while still watching my wallet. Take a look at my quest to hit the streets for good food and fun for under $30!

01/19/2012

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January Arts Preview

There aren’t enough hours in the day to check out every noteworthy event in Chicago. Check out this quick guide to our five can’t-miss arts picks for January.

12/26/2011

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Best Alternative Film Picks and Locations in Chicago

In a city with as large and diverse of an audience as Chicago, a variety in cinema is a must. We’ve put together some of our favorite alternative spots to catch a film that you won’t find anyplace outside the Windy City.

06/02/2011

Pickwick Theatre, Park Ridge

Owner Of Historic Park Ridge Theater Eyes $1.5M Renovation

Park Ridge’s Pickwick Theatre holds local and national designation as a historic building, but some very modern upgrades could be on the way.

04/17/2011

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Best Bets For The Chicago Fall Theater Season

The Chicago fall not only brings crisp weather and autumn colors, but the kickstart of a vibrant theatre season. Here are the top picks from the hundreds of productions currently running around the city.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2010

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Best Large Music Venues In Chicago

Some things get better with age, some don’t. And while age may have taken a toll on some of these venues, each of them represents an excellent place to see one of your favorite artists.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2010

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Best Chicago Theatre For The Thinking Man

Looking for theatre that leaves you scratching your head – in a good way?

CBS Chicago–10/03/2010