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Review: Shuffle Along

This might surprise you, but I’ve never really been a tap dance person. (And this coming from a swing dancer!) It wasn’t necessarily in vogue when I fell in love with Broadway (the dominant shows at that time were, of course, … 1,171 more words


The Chicago Critics Film Festival announces its 2016 lineup

In just four years of existence, the Chicago Critics Film Festival has cemented itself as a new May tradition in Chicago worth anticipating. And though it’s running a bit later than usual this year, the festival announced its 2016 lineup today, and it’s looking pretty great. 363 more words


How Chicago Inspires Writers: Jessica Chiarella and the Music Box Theatre

Today we’re launching a new series at the Chicago Review of Books: a behind-the-scenes look at how the city of Chicago inspires the writers who live and work here. 543 more words


Music Box Sets Date for Horrors

I was very surprised and delighted to see that the Music Box Theatre, located in Chicago, has already set their date for this year’s Music Box of Horrors. 345 more words

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LV-426 is Alien Day

For those die-hard fans of the Alien series, we all know that moon where the Nostromo first encountered the infamous eggs was called LV426. Now thanks to 20th Century Fox, Mondo, and the Alamo Drafthouse, we will all be able to celebrate this date with a double feature screening of Ridley Scott’s Alien and James Cameron’s Aliens, taking place on April 29th. 140 more words

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Is It Still Funny?

I’ve been hearing this question for 19 years. That’s just what happens when you date and then marry an intellectually inquisitive entertainment writer. Now Mark Caro wants to draw you into the conversation with a new series at the… 53 more words


Scott Pfeiffer previews the DOC10 Film Festival

Scott Pfeiffer previews five films playing the upcoming DOC10 film festival coming to the Music Box Theatre from April 1-3 (www.doc10.org).

Check out his full piece on his blog, The Moving World.  Enjoy!