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Jay Leno

Jay Leno to perform at Four Winds Casino

Comedian and former "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno will bring his stand-up act to Silver Creek Event Center at Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo, Mich. next month.

April 11, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Hollywood legend Mickey Rooney dead at age 93

OFFBEAT: Hollywood legend Mickey Rooney dead at age 93

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 08, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Readers want to mail Ellen, David Brenner tribute

OFFBEAT: Readers want to mail Ellen, David Brenner tribute

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 19, 2014 12:00 am
An entertaining guy: Star Plaza's Charlie Blum celebrating 25 starry-eyed years

An entertaining guy: Star Plaza's Charlie Blum celebrating 25 starry-eyed years

Charlie Blum, president, CEO and talent buyer for Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville, still recalls the first "big stage entertainers" he ever purchased a ticket to see on stage.

March 12, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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Leno: 2nd 'Tonight exit' is quits for late-night

Leno: 2nd 'Tonight exit' is quits for late-night

Jay Leno, as affably efficient backstage as he is in front of the camera, avoids waxing poetic about his 22-year "Tonight Show" run that draws to a close Thursday.

February 04, 2014 12:00 am

Who is the Midwest's most innovative entrepreneur?

A global professional services firm is searching for the most innovative entrepreneurs in the Midwest.

February 03, 2014 12:15 pm
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February 03, 2014 12:00 am
Psychic Sylvia Browne with Jay Leno on NBC's "The Tonight Show" in 2009

Psychic Sylvia Browne with Jay Leno on NBC's "The Tonight Show" in 2009

Psychic Sylvia Browne with Jay Leno on NBC's "The Tonight Show" in 2009.

November 22, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: TV and stage psychic Sylvia Browne dead at age 77

OFFBEAT: TV and stage psychic Sylvia Browne dead at age 77

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

November 22, 2013 12:00 am
Wry Guy: Funny Dennis Miller eager for stage comedy audience interaction

Wry Guy: Funny Dennis Miller eager for stage comedy audience interaction

Comedian Dennis Miller loves touring and the energy and connection that comes with performing in front of a theater audience.

October 04, 2013 12:00 am Related
OFFBEAT: Lassie's Timmy and Blackhawk Denis Savard here this week

OFFBEAT: Lassie's Timmy and Blackhawk Denis Savard here this week

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 24, 2013 12:00 am
Leno to leave NBC's 'Tonight Show' next spring

Leno to leave NBC's 'Tonight Show' next spring

NBC on Wednesday announced its long-rumored switch in late night, replacing Jay Leno at the "Tonight" show with Jimmy Fallon and moving the iconic franchise back to New York.

April 05, 2013 12:00 am
Analysis: Despite ouster plans, Leno leads ratings

Analysis: Despite ouster plans, Leno leads ratings

Jay Leno and the "Tonight" show is one of the few remaining successful programs that NBC has on its network. So why would its executives think about getting rid of him?

March 26, 2013 12:00 am
Coffee from an elephant's gut fills a $50 cup

Coffee from an elephant's gut fills a $50 cup

GOLDEN TRIANGLE, Thailand (AP) — In the lush hills of northern Thailand, a herd of 20 elephants is excreting some of the world's most expensive coffee.

December 07, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Lake County Council paves way for highway department raises

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council on Tuesday approved across-the-board 3 percent pay raises for the Lake County Highway Department.

August 14, 2012 8:45 pm
Classic crooner Bobby Vinton happy for Chicagoland return visit

Classic crooner Bobby Vinton happy for Chicagoland return visit

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

May 03, 2012 2:00 pm
OFFBEAT: Gladys Knight comes to Star Plaza after 'Dancing with the Stars' run

OFFBEAT: Gladys Knight comes to Star Plaza after 'Dancing with the Stars' run

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 27, 2012 12:00 am
Blue Man Group celebrates 15 years at Chicago Briar Street Theatre

Blue Man Group celebrates 15 years at Chicago Briar Street Theatre

The Blue Man Group had just celebrated their first year with Briar Street Theatre in Chicago when Tom Galassi joined the glowing drumming trio.

March 23, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Funny business: Center for Visual and Performing Arts offering some comedy greats

Funny business: Center for Visual and Performing Arts offering some comedy greats

Performing and show business is all about timing. It's one of the reasons local claim-to-fame Nick Gaza, the nationally known TV comedian who is originally from East Chicago, says it's a great time to be funny.

January 17, 2012 9:00 am
Funny business: Center for Visual and Performing Arts offering some comedy greats

Funny business: Center for Visual and Performing Arts offering some comedy greats

Performing and show business is all about timing.

January 13, 2012 12:00 am
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