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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Spring Awakening is a view to a thrill - sort of

    Spring Awakening is a view to a thrill - sort of
    Spring Awakening, the three-day electronic dance music festival perhaps you heard un-cha-un-cha-un-chaing last weekend, its bass thumps rattling the traffic that crawled north along Lake Shore Drive, has established itself in just three years at Soldier...
  • 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...
  • George Lucas museum unlikely here

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's task force seems to have picked the best possible site for a proposed museum to exhibit filmmaker (and part-time Chicago resident) George Lucas's collection of art and movie memorabilia. Converting the parking lot south of Soldier...
  • Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    Right tackle seemed to me to be the weakest of the all the offensive starting positions in 2013. I believe an upgrade there would significantly improve the offense. Are they satisfied with Jordan Mills’ potential or is it possible they would look at...
  • Chicago's lakefront belongs to all citizens

    The floating island, the so-called "Breakwater Chicago" project, is a terrible idea. The lakefront belongs to all of us Chicagoans. It does not belong to one money-making enterprise. Instead of even debating this breakwater thing, the city leaders...
  • James Beard Awards: Chicago tourism officials commit to raising $2M

     James Beard Awards: Chicago tourism officials commit to raising $2M
    Chicago tourism officials have committed to raise nearly $2 million in sponsorships for the James Beard Foundation Awards, a pledge that helped lure the event, considered the Oscars of American dining, to Chicago in 2015 from New York. In an...
  • Jeff Jacobs: At This Point, Spievey Isn't Taking Any Chances

    — The cross-over dribble, the grace and speed, the leaping ability, the step-back jumper, they were all there Saturday inside Mercy High School's gymnasium. "I was pretty good at basketball at Xavier," Amari Spievey said after helping lead his team...
  • Pick a World Cup bandwagon and hop on

    Pick a World Cup bandwagon and hop on
    Look, America. We're great at sports. In the 2012 Summer Olympics, we beat next-best China by 16 medals—eight of which were gold. Even in the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, where we ranked fourth in gold medals, we were second best overall, winning...