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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
THE SURREAL THING: 60 Masterpieces bridging two art styles

THE SURREAL THING: 60 Masterpieces bridging two art styles

This lady in red ain’t sexy. She’s scared stiff. Her troubled blue eyes dart sideways as trench-coated men loom behind her in a chilly, subterranean subway. Her right hand curves protectively around her belly.

November 17, 2012 12:06 pm Photos

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February/March 2012 Shore magazine's letter from the editor

February/March 2012 Shore magazine's letter from the editor

Last year was a traumatic year in food. Cantaloupe made people sick. Charlie Trotter decided to close his restaurant. Even Mario Batali lost weight. I believe I'm beginning to make a separation in my mind between what tastes good, what is good and what becomes not so good when you have it to…

January 24, 2012 3:50 pm
Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, December 1

Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, December 1

Two legendary and inspiring patrons of the arts --- Former Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley and Grand Rapids' Frederik Meijer --- passed away last week and while we mourn them, we also celebrate the rich legacies they left behind. They were visionaries and pragmatists who made big dreams come true.

November 30, 2011 11:30 am
Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, November 24

Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, November 24

Welcome to our special Thanksgiving Day edition enewser in which all you have to do today is eat well, make plans to shop, (possibly) cook, (maybe) drive somewhere and have fun! Shore Motoring Columnist Jim Jackson's idea of fun is driving Mr. Santa Claus in a red 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee in…

November 22, 2011 11:30 am
Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, November 17

Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, November 17

Don't miss the exciting Dec/Jan issue of Shore magazine full of big ideas and personalities including Herman Miller's Eames Lounge Chair; Three Oaks Journeyman Distillery's Bill Welter; Grand Rapids' George Aquino; Hammond Transformers Karen Maravilla and Raymundo Garcia; Die-Hard Cubs Fan C…

November 16, 2011 1:00 pm
NWICA not one to blow its own horn (but should)

NWICA not one to blow its own horn (but should)

Members of the Northwest Indiana Concert Association boast a track record that would turn entertainment giant Live Nation pea-green.

September 09, 2011 12:00 am
NWICA not one to blow its own horn (but should)

NWICA not one to blow its own horn (but should)

Talk about small-scale concert promoters.

July 10, 2011 2:15 am
LaPorte native compiles scores for big-name fireworks displays

LaPorte native compiles scores for big-name fireworks displays

Jonathan Gesse's music blows you away. Not that the LaPorte native earns royalties. He's the soundtrack producer at Melrose Pyrotechnics in Kingsbury, Ind., one of the nation's top fireworks firms. The low-key Gesse, 32, compiles those ear-popping scores for eye-popping sky shows at Taste of…

July 01, 2011 8:00 pm Photos

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Easel does it: Art auction to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana

Easel does it: Art auction to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana

Picture this: An art gallery popping up overnight, a showcase of paintings, photos, sculptures, pottery and objets d'art.

June 26, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Chefs go to bat for charity during Crosstown Classic

Chefs go to bat for charity during Crosstown Classic

The Crosstown Classic is a rite of summer. As the Sox and Cubs square off at home, their major-league rivalry explodes likes Bill Veeck's scoreboard.

June 22, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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He Likes That Boom Boom Pow

He Likes That Boom Boom Pow

Jonathan Gesse's music blows you away.

June 20, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Parrotheads to flock to Navy Pier

Parrotheads to flock to Navy Pier

Chicago's No. 1 tourist attraction is ready to welcome the ultimate tourist-trap restaurant.

June 17, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Gary lands new movie on fight card

GARY | The city of Gary is going another round in the movie biz.

June 14, 2011 12:00 am
Bone up on pet first aid

Bone up on pet first aid

When Roxy overeats, she goes whole hog.

June 11, 2011 12:00 am
CHICAGO SCENE: Local bands dominated Bluesfest lineup

CHICAGO SCENE: Local bands dominated Bluesfest lineup

The 28th Chicago Blues Festival opens today and runs through Sunday in Grant Park. The four stages are extra-light on headliners (Lonnie Brooks, Shemekia Copeland) and heavy on local faves (guitarist Carl Weathersby, boogie-woogie mama Katherine Davis, harp master Billy Branch). Factor in ta…

June 10, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Holy cow! Belly up to these gut-busting specialties

Holy cow! Belly up to these gut-busting specialties

A slab of steak. A killer cheeseburger. Chicken wings that sting the lips and numb the tongue. Nothing separates a cast-iron gut from a frail tum-tum like a food challenge.

June 07, 2011 9:00 pm Photos

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Alligator Records spinning -- not singing -- the blues at 40

Alligator Records spinning -- not singing -- the blues at 40

Back in 1971, a Delmark Records shipping clerk asked his boss to sign his favorite act, Hound Dog Taylor. When Bob Koester declined, the upstart struck out on his own.

June 05, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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CHICAGO SCENE: O, my! Relive Oprah's farewell

CHICAGO SCENE: O, my! Relive Oprah's farewell

If you missed Oprah's teary May 25 finale, the talk-show queen has posted the entire transcript of the last "Oprah Winfrey Show" online at her website ( http://www.oprah.com/oprahshow/The-Oprah-Winfrey-Show-Finale_1/1).

June 03, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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