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  • 40 shows for your Chicago summer, from 'Rock of Ages' on stage to 'Richard III' outdoors

    40 shows for your Chicago summer, from 'Rock of Ages' on stage to 'Richard III' outdoors
    School is winding down and the days are stretching out, which is the perfect time for fun at the old ballpark, beach, street fair, and all the other seasonal frolics that Chicagoans dream about during the dreary winter months. But don't forget that...
  • Unlikely warmth in 'Inishmaan'; odd 'Sandman'

    Unlikely warmth in 'Inishmaan'; odd 'Sandman'
    "The Cripple of Inishmaan"  Martin McDonagh's sardonic portraits of rural Irish village life take the happy-go-lucky and comradely eccentrics made popular in films such as "Waking Ned Devine" and put them through an acid wash, revealing all the pettiness...
  • Taking liberties with Chekhov and Shakespeare

    Taking liberties with Chekhov and Shakespeare
    "Common Hatred"  Can we talk about titles for a moment? Specifically the title of Ruckus Theatre's newest show? Because I keep coming back to it, turning it over in my head, trying to make sense of both the play and its overarching themes. Devised by the...
  • 'Black and Blue' channels Chicago's culture of baseball and bars

    'Black and Blue' channels Chicago's  culture of baseball and bars
    "Black and Blue" *** It's no coincidence that so many of the comedies created by the Factory Theater take place in a barroom setting. This motley group of writer-performers have a keen appreciation for tavern culture and alcohol-soaked camaraderie, and...
  • Donald G. Fisher dies at 81; co-founded the Gap chain

    Donald G. Fisher dies at 81; co-founded the Gap chain
    Donald G. Fisher, who launched the Gap clothing chain 40 years ago and helped build it into one of the world's leading apparel retailers, died Sunday. He was 81. Fisher died at his home in San Francisco after a long battle with cancer, the company said....
  • Pilot Season: First look at Fox's 2010 comedy pilots

     
    Editor's note: Over the next several days, Show Tracker will cover the pilots under contention for the fall season at the five broadcast networks in the following order: ABC, CBS, CW, Fox and NBC. (Yes, it's alphabetical.) Fox's 10 comedy......
  • Fox to pick up at least four new shows for next TV season

     
    Fox isn't officially announcing its new shows until Monday, but sources tell us writer-producers Shawn Ryan and Greg Garcia will be back in business in the fall.Ryan ("The Shield") has created "Ride-Along," about a rogue cowboy cop and Chicago's first.......
  • Gloucester's aching girls, Kecoughtan boys gain key PD soccer victories

    When the bus left Gloucester High School for Kecoughtan on Friday afternoon, Heather Johnson was a scratch. She hadn't been cleared to play after suffering an ankle injury. She was going to be one of several Gloucester players missing for one reason...
  • Gunderson's five goals lead Denbigh to win at Gloucester

    Dani Gunderson scored five goals, including four in the second half, as Denbigh's girls soccer team closed in on its first Peninsula District championship on Tuesday. The Patriots beat Gloucester 5-4 to raise their district record to 7-0. And with...
  • Pilots: 'Cougar Town,' Kelsey Grammer Get Green Light

    ABC greenlit a slew of pilots on Wednesday, including the Courteney Cox-Bill Lawrence project "Cougar Town," a project starring Kelsey Grammer and one from Cedric the Entertainer. Four other comedies, including a remake of the British show "No Heroics,"...
  • Gloucester, Kecoughtan pull upsets in PD girls soccer

    Gloucester, Kecoughtan pull upsets in PD girls soccer
    - Kecoughtan takes advantage of own goal, beats top-seeded Menchville - Gloucester knocks off Denbigh in the PD girls soccer semifinals - The winner of Thursday's match goes to the regional tournament The last thing an underdog wants to do is give...
  • Garage Laser

    Garage Laser
    Most of us use a little something to help us get into the garage safely.  Whether it's a tennis ball or a rope…but, what if there was another device…that you didn't have to suspend from your ceiling? The Garage Laser Park cost just $16, but...