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  • Stars shine at film fest

    Stars shine at film fest
    For the 48th Chicago International Film Festival's opening night Oct. 11, attendees were treated to a star-filled red carpet at the Harris Theater that included Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Alan Arkin and Jon Bon Jovi. Academy Award-winning producer Tom...
  • A-lister adds Sheen to film fest's annual gala

    A-lister adds Sheen to film fest's annual gala
    The Chicago International Film Festival’s annual Summer Gala has presented its career achievement award, the Silver Hugo, to some of the biggest names in Hollywood — including Steven Spielberg, Clint Eastwood, Jodie Foster and Nicolas Cage...
  • Broadcast museum opens with question about $6 million state jobs grant

    Broadcast museum opens with question about $6 million state jobs grant
    Two years after a $6 million jobs grant from the state jump-started construction on its new building, the Museum of Broadcast Communications has a lot to show for it: 18,000 square feet of television and radio exhibits, recordings and memorabilia that...
  • Film festival gets hometown love on opening night

    Film festival gets hometown love on opening night
    The stars were out in force for the opening night of the 47th Chicago International Film Festival. The evening began with the premiere of "The Last Rites of Joe May" at the Harris Theatre at Millennium Park. Chicago connections were prominent with...
  • Top chefs have 'A Taste for the Arts'

    Top chefs have 'A Taste for the Arts'
    Student performances and Top Chef stations were the main attractions at "A Taste for the Arts" benefiting the Chicago Academy of the Arts. More than 350 attended the free performances by students and alumni May 10 at the Harris Theater. The show opened...
  • Film festival honors Martin Sheen

    Film festival honors Martin Sheen
    The 47th Chicago International Film Festival's Summer Gala honored Martin Sheen, who was accompanied by his son writer/director/actor Emilio Estevez, with its Career Achievement Award last weekend. Over 400 people turned out to applaud Sheen. As he...
  • Sunday morning: ABC’s ‘This Week’ town hall on Tucson tragedy; Chicago anchor Bill Kurtis tells CNN about son’s mental illness

     
    ABC's Christiane Amanpour will offer a "This Week" town hall on the Tucson shootings. ABC News said she will "reunite survivors of the Congress on Your Corner event," where six were killed and 13 others were wounded. The first victim shot was Rep....
  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 16 - 22 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Jan. 16 - 22 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at:......
  • Bill Kurtis dishes rumors

     
    Esteemed local TV newsman Bill Kurtis is now formerly esteemed local TV newsman Bill Kurtis in the wake of this, as reported in Salon: Bill Kurtis, who should be ashamed of himself, went on Chicago’s WLS Monday and smeared (Herman......
  • SNERD - June 20, 2011

    A Night At The Museum... It was a sentimental journey last week at a special sneak peek at the construction of the long-delayed Museum Of Broadcast Communications. Anyone who was anybody in Chicago media was there to celebrate with museum honcho Bruce...
  • 'Life Itself': Ebert autobiography a charming remembrance

    'Life Itself': Ebert autobiography a charming remembrance
    In his easygoing, candid and altogether charming autobiography, or, as he calls it, "Life Itself: A Memoir," Roger Ebert fails to mention me: The nights he and I had many drinks on the porch of his house on Dickens Street and elsewhere, the favorable in-...
  • SNERD - September 27, 2011

    Tony Talks Classic crooner Tony Bennett stirred it up last week with some controversial comments concerning possible U.S. "blame" in the downing of the Twin Towers in New York. But I've "over-Snerd" from people close to the "I Left My Heart In San...