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Jerry Seinfeld

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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More cars and coffee on Seinfeld's Web talk show

More cars and coffee on Seinfeld's Web talk show

Jerry Seinfeld loves cars. He's fond of coffee. And, of course, he's a comedian who loves to talk comedy.

January 02, 2014 12:00 am
Shepherd documentary to be narrated in radio host's own voice

Shepherd documentary to be narrated in radio host's own voice

Hammond native Nick Mantis knew little about humorist and radio legend Jean Shepherd until after the city hired him five years ago to produce a short tribute that commemorated the 25th anniversary of "A Christmas Story," Shep's best known and most enduring work.

December 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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A funny thing happened on the way to the library...

What started out as a story on our wonderful Hammond native, Jean Shepherd, turned out to be a discovery (at least for me) of how connected our lives can be when we start putting the pieces together. It turns out to be a small world indeed.

March 09, 2012 12:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, February 9th

Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, February 9th

Romantic adventures with NISO's concert of requited (Schumann) and unrequited (Tchaikovsky) tomorrow night and a collaborative work about George Mallory's frustration with Mt. Everest and on Saturday an exhibition by inspiring artist-couples. --Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, S…

February 08, 2012 8:15 am
Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, February 2nd

Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, February 2nd

Great visuals are coming up, including the Abstract Expressionism of Robert Rauschenberg opening tonight at GRAM; Anthony Droege's paintings at Main Street Galleries in Benton Harbor starting tomorrow and an exhibit for Black History Month at KIA. --Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Edit…

February 01, 2012 8:15 am
Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, January 26th

Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, January 26th

CBS Morning Weatherperson Megan Glaros and her brother Matt co-host Shore Bridal event Sunday; Tryon Farm's Eve and Ed Noonan present at Cliff Dwellers next week and Andy Urschel and Justin Treasure direct Albee's 'The Goat' at CTG opening Friday. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Ed…

January 25, 2012 10:00 am
OFFBEAT: Region TV producer in New York for tribute honoring Jean Shepherd

OFFBEAT: Region TV producer in New York for tribute honoring Jean Shepherd

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 24, 2012 12:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, January 12th

Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, January 12th

Weekend excitement includes a birdhouse auction featuring the work of local artists including Fritz Olsen, Stephen Holkansen, Bruce Niemi, Eric Shaw, Rick Ott and Roger Harvey tomorrow night.--Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

January 11, 2012 10:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, January 5th

Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, January 5th

Cheers for favorite holiday gifts created and brought to us by Rick Kaempfer, Brendan Sullivan, Roger Ebert, Christopher Hitchens, David Mitchell, Woody Allen, Christopher Reid, Alan Rickman and Emma Thompson, among others, this year. --Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore

January 04, 2012 10:00 am Photos

Photos

Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, December 29

Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, December 29

The special Happy New Year's Eve issue in which we end with a look back at the perfect meal at Chef Jean Joho's LV Eiffel and forward to the major Rauschenberg extravaganza GRAM Director and CEO Dana Friis-Hansen has planned for 2012.

December 28, 2011 10:00 am
OFFBEAT: Colin Quinn's one-man show gives audiences something to think about and laugh about

OFFBEAT: Colin Quinn's one-man show gives audiences something to think about and laugh about

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 25, 2011 3:30 pm
Still in headlines: 'SNL' comedian Colin Quinn opens Chicago run of Broadway one-man show

Still in headlines: 'SNL' comedian Colin Quinn opens Chicago run of Broadway one-man show

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 21, 2011 12:00 am
Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld is bringing his new comedy tour to Chicagoland with one show in October at The Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet, Ill.

August 13, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Jerry Seinfeld back on the road and bringing his comedy to Joliet's Rialto Theatre

OFFBEAT: Jerry Seinfeld back on the road and bringing his comedy to Joliet's Rialto Theatre

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 13, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: 'SNL' comedian Colin Quinn bringing Broadway one-man to Broadway in Chicago

OFFBEAT: 'SNL' comedian Colin Quinn bringing Broadway one-man to Broadway in Chicago

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 06, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: 'Wizard of Oz' Munchkin's wife, Elizabeth Maren, dead at 69

OFFBEAT: 'Wizard of Oz' Munchkin's wife, Elizabeth Maren, dead at 69

With her bright red hair and Coke-bottle-thick glasses, Elizabeth Maren always was easy to spot at any of the annual Wizard of Oz Festival in Chesterton each year.

January 31, 2011 12:00 am
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