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  • City offers George Lucas Soldier Field parking lots for museum

    A task force appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel recommends the parking lots south of Soldier Field as the home for filmmaker George Lucas' collection of art and movie memorabilia, should the "Star Wars" creator choose Chicago over San Francisco for his...
  • Welcome a Lucas museum — but not on the lakefront

     Welcome a Lucas museum — but not on the lakefront
    For the nearly two centuries since the founding of Chicago, the invaluable shore fronting Lake Michigan has achieved remarkable heights (despite its modest elevation, not 600 feet above sea level). The lakefront creates vast, open vistas for Chicagoans...
  • Spring Awakening daily schedule released

    Spring Awakening daily schedule released
    EDM detractors may grumble, "All the artists sound the same; who cares who you hear at any particular time?" Fans, of course, realize the short-sightedness of that perspective (mostly), and will be eager to see the just-announced daily schedule for this...
  • Pedestrian bridges leave dots unconnected

    Pedestrian bridges leave dots unconnected
    Maybe you've looked through your windshield at the 35th Street pedestrian bridge, a rickety eyesore that spans South Lake Shore Drive. Rust pockmarks its steel beams. Graffiti is slathered atop its concrete deck and stone pylons. The bridge doesn't just...
  • 2 top soccer squads coming to Chicago this summer

    2 top soccer squads coming to Chicago this summer
    Summer is the most popular season in Chicago, starting with the pleasant weather. Unfortunately, the teams playing in Chicago—mostly the Cubs and White Sox—are notoriously far from top-notch. English Premier League football, on the other...
  • George Lucas' shrine to commerce, art — and negotiation

    George Lucas' shrine to commerce, art — and negotiation
    A long time ago, at a studio far, far away, a young filmmaker coming off his first success opted to leave around a half-million dollars in pay on the negotiating table in exchange for more control over the project he was about to begin. Conventional...
  • San Francisco offers site near Bay Bridge for George Lucas museum

    San Francisco offers site near Bay Bridge for George Lucas museum
    San Francisco will offer “Star Wars” creator George Lucas a choice lot across a street from the Bay and near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the home of the director’s planned cultural arts museum, should he choose his...
  • Website The Chive to launch music fest at Soldier Field in June

    Website The Chive to launch music fest at Soldier Field in June
    The Chive, a national men's interest and pop culture-focused website based in Chicago, will launch a music festival in June. The site, which has amassed a cult-like following since its 2007 debut, will host its festival June 28th at Soldier Field. The...
  • Steve Aoki puts the show in EDM

    Steve Aoki puts the show in EDM
    Steve Aoki gets it. As EDM (electronic dance music) outgrows its roots in '70s and early '80s DJ culture and the notion of a musical tastemaker blending records on two turntables, it has become about spectacle. DJs and electronic artists are no longer...
  • Angelo: Bears were close to going with artificial turf

    Angelo: Bears were close to going with artificial turf
    Former Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo believes the team was “around the corner” from a move to artificial turf at Soldier Field before he was fired after the 2011 season. Visiting with the “Kap and Haugh Show”...
  • Rage around the clock

    Rage around the clock
    With a festival the size of Spring Awakening—a three-day EDM blowout at Soldier Field, returning Friday through Sunday—it’s understandable that people get overwhelmed. Between the beer lines, the bathroom situation and people randomly...
  • What we loved about the Hawks' season--and what we didn't

    What we loved about the Hawks' season--and what we didn't
    Beyond the jaw-dropping skills of the team's stars and Coach Q's immaculate mustache, Blackhawks fans will have plenty to remember—and forget—from this season.   THAT WAS AWESOME The mullets For the second straight season, Patrick Kane...