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  • Divvy conquers

    Divvy conquers
    Powder-blue, with cartoony lines and cushions everywhere, the Divvy bike looks like something a 7-year-old would be very excited to find under a Christmas tree or, more feasibly, near a Christmas tree. A not-unreasonable first reaction to one is to look...
  • Stand-up Scene: Say you saw the Puterbaugh Sisters when

    Stand-up Scene: Say you saw the Puterbaugh Sisters when
    "The two most beautiful words in the world of comedy ... 'Richard Pryor'." This effusive sentiment opens the recent Showtime documentary "Omit the Logic" and serves as a reminder of Pryor's devotion to stand-up comedy and his genius at pushing the art...
  • 'Jessie' actress Debby Ryan appearing at Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

    'Jessie' actress Debby Ryan appearing at Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
    This one’s for the kids. Debby Ryan (“Jessie,” “The Suite Life on Deck”) will perform Nov. 23 at the BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival parade and then take part in a Radio Disney-sponsored meet-and-greet Nov....
  • 'Divergent' trailer features post-apocalyptic Chicago

    'Divergent' trailer features post-apocalyptic Chicago
    If you were expecting the “Divergent” trailer to be a commercial for Chicago tourism, you’re probably going to be disappointed. The two and a half minute video released today is light on recognizable Chicago landmarks, other than the...
  • Listen well to this little puppet

     Listen well to this little puppet
    Great wisdom about artistic endeavor can come from all kinds of weird sources. Last week it came from the mouth of a puppet with a hollow head and a cloth body. This particular puppet is the star of "The Table," the truly amazing show from the touring...
  • 75 hours to '17 Seconds': Inside the Blackhawks movie

    75 hours to '17 Seconds': Inside the Blackhawks movie
    In the coming days, fans will get a fresh look at the Blackhawks' run to their second Stanley Cup in four seasons. "17 Seconds" debuts at Navy Pier on Wednesday to an invitation-only audience, and details regarding a limited run are forthcoming....
  • HOLIDAY GUIDE 2013: Counting down 10 shows to Christmas

    The season of good will? Already? What happened to the last year? Ah, the days may spin faster, but our On the Town guide to holiday stage entertainment is as reliable as Christmas pudding. In some ways, the landscape of holiday entertainment is a...
  • Interview: 'Jessie' star Debby Ryan deliberately taking it slow

    Interview: 'Jessie' star Debby Ryan deliberately taking it slow
    You could say Debby Ryan is a late bloomer, by Disney Channel standards. Disney gave Ryan her first starring role in a TV series, “Jessie,” when she was 18, which may not sound old until you consider Miley Cyrus was 12 when she was cast in...
  • Christmas Ship arrives at Navy Pier

    Christmas Ship arrives at Navy Pier
    The Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw, dubbed this season's Christmas Ship, arrived this morning at Navy Pier with more than 1,200 trees for needy families, officials said. The ship arrived at the pier on time at 8:30 a.m., said Capt. Dave Truitt. The trees...
  • Remembering Ted Schaefer

    Remembering Ted Schaefer
    Forever cursed, that shabby little Lincolnwood Mall on Touhy. The day before Halloween, 2012: Planted ankle-deep in a heap of scattered shoes while my daughters ransacked Payless for potential costume footwear. "Hurry up and pick, girls. No one's going to...
  • The Qs do their Dickens in energetic 'Carol'

    The Qs do their Dickens in energetic 'Carol'
    So here's an example of why the Q Brothers, the Chicago-based arts entrepreneurs, have established such a formidable reputation for themselves. In their new hip-hop version of "A Christmas Carol," the ghost of Jacob Marley makes an appearance as a...
  • Where to see Santa

    Where to see Santa
    Chicago Breakfast with Tomten Eat pancakes with Tomten (Swedish for Santa) at this popular annual event. Don’t forget a camera to snap a pic of your kids with the man of the hour. Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark St. (773-728-8111, samac....