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  1. At the Casinos: Michaels, Cetera, last week for 'Yaye'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Times-Picayune

    The Poison frontman, solo star and reality TV celebrity is among this weekend's top acts at Gulf Coast casinos, along with former Chicago frontman Peter Cetera and country singer Rodney Atkins. There'll also be party music from The Molly Ringwalds, who play poolside at the Golden Nugget, and The Chee Weez.


  2. Facing unfavorable ratings, Clinton shares personal details to be more relatableRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Los Angeles Times

    Hillary Rodham Clinton has taken a more personal approach than in her 2008 campaign. During an economic speech on July 24 in New York, she recalled "watching my father sweat over the printing table in his small fabric shop in Chicago."


  3. Peter Cetera and David Foster, together againRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Star Online

    Glory Of Love , Hard To Say I'm Sorry , You're The Inspiration former Chicago lead singer Peter Cetera and legendary producer David Foster have worked together on some of the most timeless love songs of all time. Next month, the two musicians will be sharing a stage together with other singers such as Ruben Studdard, Natalie Cole, Boyz II Men and Jackie Evancho in the Hitman: David Foster & Friends Asia Tour 2015 at Arena of Stars, Resorts World Genting.


  4. LGBTQ Comedian John Loos to Shamelessly Attempt the SNL Dream at Annoyance TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 |

    Every improviser in Chicago has the same dream: to be on Saturday Night Live. This one dreams almost single-handedly powers the great Chicago comedy industry.


  5. Dishes Done, Mail Sorted: Time for Faith No More to Hit the Road AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... New York, among other cities, before concluding Aug. 8 in Montreal. Then it's off to dates in Seattle, Denver and Chicago in September before a two-week romp through Latin America. Patton, the band's lead singer since 1989, said he tries to get his ...


  6. Chicago and Earth, Wind & FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Dallas Observer

    Chicago is best known for their string of top 40 hits in the late '70s and early '80s, but well over a decade before their mainstream success -- when they were still known as Chicago Transit Authority -- they were first and foremost a pop band with heavy jazz funk roots. Those musical roots are still on full display more than four decades later in the band's vibrant live show, which features a 13-plus-member lineup.


  7. Korn will play self-titled LP in full on upcoming tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2013 |

    ... year with a short tour in October where the band will play the album in its entirety. Things kick off right here in Chicago October 1 at the Aragon Ballroom and will wrap up October 30 in Oakland, CA. Support acts will be Suicide Silence and ...


  8. Today's EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... for the fourth time, a pair of horn-driven powerhouses enliven summer shed season with a rich array of hits. Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire followed similar trajectories during their evolutions, both migrating from the Windy City to California in ...


  9. Haggard tickets on sale todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Toledo Blade

    ... summer concert lineup. Comedian D.L. Hughley and Friends will appear at the casino on Aug. 21, followed by former Chicago frontman Peter Cetera on Aug. 28. Aug. 29 will bring country veteran Travis Tritt to Toledo, followed an R&B doubleheader on ...


  10. Review: Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire at Axis at Planet HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Touring stalwarts Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire have more in common than meets the ear. Each band traces its roots to the late 1960s and has seen key members come and go.


  11. Thursday music picks: Chicago, Earth Wind & FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Austin American Statesman

    Chicago, Earth Wind & Fire at Austin360 Amphitheater. Before Chicago segued into soft-rock in the '80s the band had a surprisingly funky sound.


  12. Miramar High poetry team wins contest, Chicago tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... prompted a poetry wave at Miramar High School, which this week saw Autumn and four other students enjoying a week in Chicago as the result of their poetic skills and the generosity of the Jason Taylor Foundation, a non-profit organization started a ...


  13. Cecily Strong On Staten Island Summer , Ghostbusters , and Chris HemsworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Refinery 29

    ... Staten Island accent. What was the thinking behind that? "I didn't even try for a little bit. Even though I'm from Chicago and I have a very thick Chicago accent, every now and again when I'm around people, I'll pick up how they talk. I just didn't ...


  14. Hannibal Buress' career started way before Cosby jokesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | New York Daily News

    ... Buress said, "They'd probably say nice things about me, but they won't say that I was a great sitcom writer." The Chicago native has done something right, as he's now got his own show, "Why with Hannibal Buress," which premiered July 8 on Comedy ...


  15. The Chris Farley We Never KnewBy Jen YamatoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Daily Beast

    ... superfan Todd O'Connor, and countless more indelible characters would be gone, found dead of a drug overdose in his Chicago apartment at the age of 33. "There's a category of people that I work with that are infuriatingly talented," SNL architect ...


  16. Korn Extends 20th Anniversary Tour with New US DatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    Korn is bringing their 20th anniversary tour back to the U.S. this fall. The month-long trek will begin October 1 in Chicago and will wrap up October 30 in Oakland, California.


  17. La La Anthony Signs On To Spike Lee's 'Chi-Raq'; 'Sleight' Sets FourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Deadline

    ... strong outspoken feisty woman who is part of a female crew/gang. Chi-Raq is set against the violence in inner city Chicago. Chi-Raq touts a top-billed cast that includes Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Jennifer Hudson, Angela Bassett, John Cusack and ...


  18. Vancouver's Cobie Smulders seeks out the Unexpected in screen rolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 |

    ... might bring. Unexpected is loosely based on co-writer and director Kris Swanberg's experiences as an educator in the Chicago school system. And the authenticity of the story was one of the main draws for Smulders, who helped get the movie made by ...


  19. Chicago and Earth Wind and Fire Bring Their Heart And Soul Tour to the ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 |

    Two legendary bands from the Midwest have teamed up once again for the tour of the summer called the Heart and Soul Tour. Chicago & Earth, Wind & Fire.


  20. Korn Extend Self-Titled Album Anniversary TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | RollingStone

    The 20th anniversary of Korn 's monumental self-titled debut may have passed, but the pioneering nu-metal group still has a spate of gigs lined up where it will play the record in its entirety. The group will kick things off on October 1st in Chicago and perform the 1994 record, which Rolling Stone last year dubbed "the most important metal record of the last 20 years," around the U.S. for the next month with Suicide Silence and Islander as support.