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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, March 27, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, March 27, 2014

Congratulations to director Glenn Hering and lead actors Ric Heath, Matt McCann and Kevin Doler, also Caroline Rau Geldernick and numerous others in the cast and orchestra in 4th St. Theater's production of Sweeney Todd.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

March 26, 2014 12:00 am
Forecasting the 86th Academy Awards nominations

Forecasting the 86th Academy Awards nominations

Somehow, it's already been a year since we were wondering if "Argo" would sneak past "Silver Linings Playbook" to win Best Picture.

January 16, 2014 9:53 am Photos

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OFFBEAT: Film treatment of Letts 'August: Osage County' boils over on big screen

OFFBEAT: Film treatment of Letts 'August: Osage County' boils over on big screen

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 10, 2014 12:00 am
"August: Osage County" Feature Film

"August: Osage County" Feature Film

"August: Osage County," based on the Pulitzer winning play by Tracy Letts, is now a feature film opening nationwide today, Jan. 10, 2014.

January 10, 2014 12:00 am
Holiday Movies: December Releases Phase 2

Holiday Movies: December Releases Phase 2

1. Expecting

November 21, 2013 9:12 am Photos

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Letts on the pains of adapting 'Osage County'

Letts on the pains of adapting 'Osage County'

The build-up to the world premiere of "August: Osage County" was familiar to Tracy Letts, the playwright who penned the Pulitzer Prize-winning play and wrote the screenplay for its big-screen adaptation. Formal wear, a limo, a ride to the theater. But such a night would usually culminate for…

September 13, 2013 12:00 am
The first night of an unlikely 'King Lear' at Theatre Northwest

The first night of an unlikely 'King Lear' at Theatre Northwest

This is what's known as serendipity: Norman Caplan, an experienced director who regards "King Lear" Shakespeare's best and most difficult play, and has read it at least 100 times and seen countless performances, (including an Eastern European gangster version at Goodman with Stacy Keach) mak…

August 15, 2013 9:05 pm Photos

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OFFBEAT: Sunday's Tony Awards include many local faces with fame

OFFBEAT: Sunday's Tony Awards include many local faces with fame

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 11, 2013 12:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, October 25th

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, October 25th

For a pre-Halloween weekend pondering--- the meaning of masquerades, especially in Miller this weekend; films on eternal life and an unveiling by Mitch Markovitz at the Merrillville-Ross Township Museum.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor.

October 24, 2012 9:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, July 19

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, July 19

It's hot outside, but area theaters are keeping audience members cool all summer with productions that range from the Towle's 'Next to Normal' to the Goodman's 'Crowns.' --Kathy MacNeil, assistant managing editor, Shore magazine

July 18, 2012 9:00 am
Stage veterans return to Steppenwolf for Chekov classic 'Three Sisters'

Stage veterans return to Steppenwolf for Chekov classic 'Three Sisters'

When Chicago actress Mary Ann Thebus is asked to describe the message and themes of the classic play "Three Sisters," she's not quite sure how to answer.

July 14, 2012 4:00 pm Photos

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OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's 'Three Sisters' by Chekhov is beautifully bleak

OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's 'Three Sisters' by Chekhov is beautifully bleak

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 12, 2012 12:00 am
Chicago Steppenwolf's "Three Sisters" Starring Carrie Coon, Caroline Neff and Ora Jones

Chicago Steppenwolf's "Three Sisters" Starring Carrie Coon, Caroline Neff and Ora Jones

Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of "Three Sisters" stars Carrie Coon (left), Caroline Neff (center) and Ora Jones (right) in the title roles for the Chicago run closing Aug. 26, 2012.

July 12, 2012 12:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, March 22nd

Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, March 22nd

A sensational production of "August: Osage County" opens at Fourth St. Theater in Chesterton; ArtPrize gets underway in Grand Rapids and Bartlett's deck is open to enjoy the preseason heat wave. --Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore magazine.

March 21, 2012 8:15 am
Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, March 1st

Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, March 1st

Tomorrow, at a theater near you, the opening of The Lorax movie and a party for Dr. Seuss's 109th b-day at Fernwood Botanical Garden in Niles on Saturday; also very secret exclusive Paparazzi opening Saturday in Valpo. --Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine

February 29, 2012 8:15 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
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

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