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"Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me"

"Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me"

"Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me"

April 15, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Limited opportunity to see new Elaine Stritch film doc

OFFBEAT: Limited opportunity to see new Elaine Stritch film doc

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 15, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Chicago Shakespeare Theater's 'Gypsy' needs a little more mothering

OFFBEAT: Chicago Shakespeare Theater's 'Gypsy' needs a little more mothering

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 17, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Third Annual Film Festival is ticket to film firsts in Gary

OFFBEAT: Third Annual Film Festival is ticket to film firsts in Gary

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 14, 2014 12:00 am
"The Fourth Partition" Documentary by Director Adrian Prawica

"The Fourth Partition" Documentary by Director Adrian Prawica

"The Fourth Partition" is a 2013 documentary by director Adrian Prawica and Ameryka Films detailing the stories about some of the more than 4 million Polish citizens who immigrated to the United States and Chicago between 1870 and 1920 in search of a better life.

February 11, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: New documentary about Polish immigration features PNC professor

OFFBEAT: New documentary about Polish immigration features PNC professor

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 11, 2014 12:00 am
Killer Whale Tilikum at Sea World

Killer Whale Tilikum at Sea World

The 12,000-pound Orca whale Tilikum is a star attraction at Sea World and the focus of the killer whale documentary "Blackfish."

January 23, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Family of Dawn Brancheau breaks silence about whale documentary 'Blackfish'

OFFBEAT: Family of Dawn Brancheau breaks silence about whale documentary 'Blackfish'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 23, 2014 12:00 am
CNN airs whale movie focusing on death of Region native

CNN airs whale movie focusing on death of Region native

The film documentary "Blackfish," by director Gabriela Cowperthwaite, explores the death of trainer Dawn Brancheau, a Region native, at SeaWorld in Orlando, Fla.

October 25, 2013 12:00 pm
"Bridegroom" Film Documentary

"Bridegroom" Film Documentary

A new documentary "Bridegroom," telling the tragic love story of Shane Bitney Crone and Tom Bridegroom, is premiering on Oprah Winfrey's OWN cable network at 9 p.m. CST Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Local man subject of doc on Oprah's OWN this month

OFFBEAT: Local man subject of doc on Oprah's OWN this month

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 19, 2013 11:20 pm

OFFBEAT: 'Blackfish' doc about local Sea World trainer's death now in Chicago

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 02, 2013 12:00 am
Documentary honors WWII veterans

Documentary honors WWII veterans

A packed theater of World War II veterans and family members enjoyed a documentary about the Honor Flight program.

May 26, 2013 2:16 am
OFFBEAT: Lorna Luft's Judy Garland doc event cancelled, Asner still on the mend

OFFBEAT: Lorna Luft's Judy Garland doc event cancelled, Asner still on the mend

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 22, 2013 12:00 am
"Blackfish" Documentary Film Poster

"Blackfish" Documentary Film Poster

The new film documentary "Blackfish," by director Gabriela Cowperthwaite explores the death of trainer Dawn Brancheau at Sea World in Orlando, Fla. The screen subject was one of the highlights of last month's 2013 Sundance Film Festival.

February 24, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: CNN snags rights to 'Blackfish' doc about local Sea World trainer

OFFBEAT: CNN snags rights to 'Blackfish' doc about local Sea World trainer

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Former Navy SEAL and wounded warrior Elliott Miller

Former Navy SEAL and wounded warrior Elliott Miller

Former Navy SEAL and wounded warrior Elliott Miller begins his journey to recovery on a river in Montana.

January 28, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Time to share early memories of WW II and Urschel Air Field

OFFBEAT: Time to share early memories of WW II and Urschel Air Field

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 06, 2013 12:00 am

Inspiring ESPN documentary filmed at region's Pinnacle Hospital

CROWN POINT | Local viewers watching an ESPN documentary about the inspiring story of injured former Rutgers’ football player Eric LeGrand today may recognize some familiar surroundings.

October 07, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Gene & Georgetti celebrating 70 years as Chicago's first Italian Steakhouse

OFFBEAT: Gene & Georgetti celebrating 70 years as Chicago's first Italian Steakhouse

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 13, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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