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  1. Rock Hall of Fame 2016 Nominees: Perfect Timing for N.W.A, Plus 4 More ThoughtsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Billboard

    As usual, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees list generates more questions than simply "Who's going to get in?" Time to please the crowd?: Selections such as Chicago , Cheap Trick , Steve Miller , Deep Purple and the Cars -- not to mention Janet Jackson -- are as mainstream as they come and, on the rock side, are among the acts the Rock Hall is most often criticized for slighting. Credit some of the sea change to: A) changes in the Foundation itself, including the new makeup of the Hall's nominating committee, and B) the increasing importance of the annual HBO broadcast.


  2. Skylar Astin, Bianca Marroquin & Newcomer Morgan Hernandez to Lead...Read the original story

    11 hrs ago |

    ... Perfect and Pitch Perfect 2, and the upcoming Epix TV series Graves opposite Nick Nolte) as Tony, Bianca Marroqun (Chicago, In The Heights, The Pajama Game on Broadway) as Anita, and Morgan Hernandez, an 18-year-old phenom currently studying at the ...


  3. Watch a failed Hannibal Buress pilot for Comedy CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... said Buress, who recently performed at Zanies . Hannibal Buress is having a good year. Among other developments, the Chicago-born comedian, who has written for "Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock" and has a recurring character on the popular Comedy ...


  4. Top 5 Concerts of the Coming WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Morning Call

    ... , 800-745-3000. Peter Cetera essentially has lived two lives. From 1967-85, he was the lead singer of Chicago, one of the best-selling groups ever, and the voice on its biggest hits - "25 or 6 to 4," "Baby What a Big Surprise," "Hard to Say I'm ...


  5. Pushing You Into Traffic: A Discussion with Lexi AlexanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... career of Wes Craven and comes out with his 3D 2010 film, "My Soul to Take". Since he started as film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times in 1967, and began covering movies locally and at international film festivals, Roger Ebert has met and ...


  6. Halloween at Brookfield Zoo, Lincoln Park Zoo, Oriental InstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 |

    Halloween -themed activities will take place at the Chicago Zoological Society's Brookfield Zoo the third and fourth weekends of the month . Activities include a costume parade, walking through the Craized Maize , rides on the Creepy Carousel, building scarecrows, or watching a professional carve a 1,000-pound pumpkin into a jack-o-lantern.


  7. Francesca Amari to Bring Gilda Radner Tribute to Metropolitan RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 |

    ... in 2011 at the 10-day festival called Gilda's LaughFest in Grand Rapids, MI, and has been wowing audiences since in Chicago, San Diego, Los Angeles and Mexico; all the while raising funds for Gilda's Clubs and other cancer support organizations. She ...


  8. Miley Cyrus, The Flaming Lips Launch Limited Club TourRead the original story

    Monday Oct 5 | Hypebot

    ... tour of clubs. The band featuring Miley Cyrus and The Flaming Lips, will hit the road starting November 19th in Chicago. The Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz Tour will visit five additional cities with dates lined up in New York City, Washington DC, ...


  9. Miley Cyrus to kick off 'Dead Petz' tour in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | Red Eye Chicago

    ... Live" last weekend, Miley Cyrus announced she will kick off "Her Dead Petz" tour with The Flaming Lips next month in Chicago. The six-stop tour starts at the Riviera Theatre Nov. 19. In August, Cyrus released her album "Miley Cyrus and Her Dead ...


  10. Flaming Lips Join Miley Cyrus on "SNL," and on the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... support of Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz , on which the Flaming Lips will join her. The tour launches November 19 in Chicago and visist Detroit, Washington, D.C., New York, Philadelphia and Boston through December 6. 11/19 -- Chicago, IL, Riviera ...


  11. Miley Cyrus Announces Club Tour for "Dead Petz" AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    After debuting her new album, Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz , online for free following the MTV Video Music Awards in late August, the singer has announced a small club tour that'll see her visit six U.S. cities. The tour launches November 19 in Chicago.


  12. Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz to kick off club tour Nov. 19 in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 4 | UPI

    Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz said Sunday they will kick off their limited-run, club tour Nov. 19 in Chicago. Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz's eponymous debut album was released for free on Aug. 30, following Cyrus' appearance as host of the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.


  13. Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz to Tour Clubs in New York, Chicago,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 4 |

    On the heals of another successful Saturday Night Live appearance, Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz revealed details behind their special limited-run club tour today. The band featuring multi-platinum selling artist and world renowned entertainer Miley Cyrus and the ground breaking rock band, The Flaming Lips, will hit the road starting Nov. 19, 2015 in Chicago, Ill.


  14. 'Hell and Back': Horror, humor, and hints with Nick SwardsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 |

    ... humor. The comedic talents of the filmmakers, including Ross Shuman and Tom Gianas , are rooted in such classics as Chicago's Second City and Saturday Night Live and matured or, perhaps, fermented on the storyboards and sets of MTV and Comedy ...


  15. Peter Cetera to bring the 'Glory of Love' to Tahoe's MontBleuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Tahoe Daily Tribune

    ... Saturday. "From 1968 thru 1986 Peter was the singer, songwriter, and bass player for the legendary rock group 'Chicago,'" according to an online biography for Cetera. "In his time with the group, they recorded 18 of the most memorable albums of a ...


  16. The Unloved, Part 22: "My Soul to Take"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... Venice, Telluride and Toronto, with an emphasis on the abundance of act... Roger Ebert became film critic of the Chicago Sun-Times in 1967. He is the only film critic with a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame and was named honorary life member of the ...


  17. David Koechner, comic and regular on 'The Office,' comes to Portland Oct. 1-3Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 |

    ... informs it. I'm from a small town in the Midwest. I've lived in the three major cities in the United States -- Chicago, New York, Los Angeles. That informs it. I'm 53 years old. I've had a life. It's really difficult to say it's this, this, this and ...


  18. Winter might be warmer. Thanks, El NinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Red Eye Chicago

    After two seasons of polar vortexes and frigid, snowy weather, the Chicago area might get a break this winter thanks to El Nino. The weather phenomenon, which held the media's attention in the late 1990s and was spoofed by Chris Farley on Saturday Night Live , means the surface temperature of the Pacific Ocean along the equator is abnormally high and has been for several months.


  19. Vic Mensa Details Kanye West AdviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | HipHopDx

    Vic Mensa appeared on Kanye West 's "Wolves" and performed with him on Saturday Night Live in February. Since then, the two have collaborated on Mensa 's song "U Mad" and the 22-year-old has helped the fellow Chicago emcee promote his Yeezy clothing .


  20. TV best bets: Sat., September 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 |

    ... audiences. 9 p.m., HALLMARK CHANNEL: Love on the Air - A tale as old as time - Sonia (Alison Sweeney) accepts a Chicago gig to be with her seemingly perfect boyfriend, only to see her relationship almost immediately crater. She confides in Nick ...