Movies/Theatres

Let the fog "By the Bog of Cats" envelope you at The Artistic Home theater

Date: 
02/19/2017
MusachioCollins

Enveloped in the fog on a desolate Irish bog with a haunting tune playing, the audience is immediately one with Irish playwright Marina Carr's By the Bog of Cats, playing in the intimate The Artistic Home storefront theater

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"Miracle on 34th Street" is a must see by December 18

Date: 
12/12/2016
SusanKris

The perfect holiday classic Miracle on 34th Street, originally a 1947 Christmas comedy-drama film, is warming hearts at The Artistic Home, 1376 W. Grand, for a very short run ending Dec. 18. 

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Three stories deliver a series of messages in "The Mars Assignment"

Date: 
11/02/2016
Fam3

The Mars Assignment opens a window on an issue that everyone deals with in their daily life but rarely talks about,

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"A Walk in the Woods": Lessons in life and negotiations

Date: 
10/12/2016
Animated

Set in politically neutral Switzerland, A Walk in the Woods* directed by Spartan Theatre Company's Artistic Director Patrick Belics at the Den Theatre, 1333 N Milwaukee Ave., in Wicker Park, takes on the 1982 real life inspired incident of international negotiations between two men. However, Belics chose to be gender neutral in casting. 

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Rose Kennedy talks about reality and Camelot at the Greenhouse

Date: 
08/26/2016
RoseKennedy

After Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy spoke her final words Wednesday night in the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., the audience gave six-time Joseph Jefferson Award recipient Linda Reiter a standing ovation. 

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Adventure Stage Chicago once again shows there are heroes

Date: 
04/15/2016
BrosJanice

Creating and telling heroic stories about young people is how Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC) follows the mission of the 125 year old Northwestern Settlement, 1400 W. Augusta.

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A princess, minstrels and a rabid bat swooped around The 606

Date: 
08/29/2015
PrinThrtnd

Rabid Bat Theatricals debuted their The Princess, The Minstrels and The Rabid Bat in three 606 Parks (Walsh, Churchill and Park 567), engaging audiences of all ages with action, fun, charm, wit and imagination in a folktale. 

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Six movie series begins in Wicker Park Thursday June 18

Date: 
06/17/2015
moviereel

Night at the Museum is the first in the 2015 free movies series in Wicker Park, starting Thursday, June 18 at dusk (approximately 8 p.m.).

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Thumbs up for "The Yellow Wallpaper" at Wicker Park's Chopin Theatre

Date: 
08/28/2014
Sturm

From the yellowing pages of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's feminist short story, The Yellow Wallpaper, Lorelei Sturm brought to life a thought provoking story, using monologue, dialogue, performance movement and "off stage" audio narration. Opened Sunday, Aug.

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Shortcuts Competition is open to Illinois filmmakers for 7th year

Date: 
05/18/2014
ShortCutsLogo

Illinois filmmakers are invited to enter the statewide short film competition sponsored by the Illinois Film Office (IFO). Designed to showcase local production talent, this is the 7th year for the contest. 

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"Chicago Fire" crews will be continuing to shoot in Bucktown

Date: 
03/21/2014
DEigenberg

NBC (National Broadcasting Company) announced that they are renewing both Chicago Fire and Chicago PD for another season, meaning that Bucktown streets will continue to see film crews. 

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"Rose and the Rime" energetic and fun at the Chopin Theatre

Date: 
02/02/2014
RoseonSled

Charming, fun, exuberantly energetic, dark, funny, blindingly sunny, happy and sad are but a few of the words to use when talking about the House Theatre's new production of Rose and the Rime at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W Division St., on the Polish Tri

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"One Earth…Our Earth!": Young filmmakers contest

Date: 
11/12/2013
OneEarth

"One Earth…Our Earth!" is the theme for the 3rd Annual One Earth Film Festival  Mar. 7-9, 2014, which has a submission deadline of Jan. 12, 2014, for videos.  Young filmmakers' entries will be divided into four age ranges. 

Contests may be individuals or groups. There is no limit to the number of people in a group. The age ranges are:

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Two Decisive Moment opportunities: Writers and filmmakers can reap cash and fame in Logan Square

Date: 
09/19/2013
WriteFilm

Writers and filmmakers have an opportunity to receive money and recognition in the AnySquared's 2013 Cinema Minima starting Oct. 6. The theme is "The Decisive Moment." 

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House Theatre's The Crownless King opened Sunday to appreciative audience

Date: 
09/09/2013
Wedding

The Crownless King, another wonderfully entertaining original House Theatre production debuted in Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division, on Sun., Sept. 8.

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Parking restrictions in Bucktown for filming of "Chicago Fire"

Date: 
08/28/2013
 CFFilming

Film crews are back in the area for the TV show Chicago Fire on Fri., Aug. 30, from noon to midnight.

Aside from No Parking, motor vehicles may want to avoid the streets from Oakley to Hoyne and Charleston to McLean. Specifically the no parking is listed as:

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Spain and America come together in performance at Defibrillator Gallery

Date: 
08/16/2013
LaIntrusaDanza

La Intrusa Danza's Delta Victor and Rojo Manso is a coming together of Spain and America in Defibrillator Gallery, 1136 N. Milwaukee Ave. on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 17 and 18, at 8 p.m. 

In Rojo Manso: "someone approaches and I try to fix the encounter… approaches with good will, but fearfully and I smell it. so never get right in words or gesture." 

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Shakespeare and his merry band of crazy energetic performers in Humboldt Park

Date: 
08/08/2013
Outdoorscene

Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors is rolling (literally) into Humboldt Park, 1440 N. Humboldt Dr. near the bathhouse, for two performances, one on Thursday another Friday, Aug. 8 and 9 at 6:30 p.m..

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VLive on Milwaukee Ave. in Logan Square now Concord Music Hall... residents have concerns

Date: 
08/01/2013
NKarounos

Three competing musical promoters came together to purchase the three-story building at 2043-51 N. Milwaukee Ave., formerly known as VLive in Logan Square.

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