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  • Call for entries

     
    From Mary Schmich's column, "Too early to talk about carols? Bah." Because no friendly singalong would feel right without an edge, every year we offer a contest. This allows audience members to do the only thing that's more fun in......
  • Preface Agency: CHICago’s style experts

     
    The “Windy City” is one of the greatest breeding grounds for talent, and I was lucky enough to be amongst some of Chicago's most innovative and creative during a promo shoot for Preface Agency. Need assistance with styling? It’s your...
  • PR folks: Break your attachment to attachments!

     
    Rich Miller directs this scolding to campaign touts, but it applies to everyone who sends e-mail: I’ve been getting a lot of press releases sent as e-mail attachments. I say this every two years, and my hectoring has done some......
  • Oysters: Best served naked

     
    The last time Robert John Burck was in Chicago, he was almost arrested. In January, he was in town to do a radio interview, and as soon as he walked into the building, he told RedEye, “security was throwing me out. I’m like, I’m supposed...
  • Art Review: Barbara Kasten at Gallery Luissoti

     
    For all the attention surrounding the 60-plus museum exhibitions encompassed by the Pacific Standard Time initiative, many of the real treasures have been found among the countless galleries that have also taken up the mantle, providing opportunities,...
  • Rhubarb Patch: Swirls and Eddies in GOP primary crosscurrents

     
    Today, veteran political strategist and former executive director of the Illinois Republican Party Christine Dudley (right) joins me for an e-mail back and forth about the race for the presidency. To: Christine From: Eric Three months ago, I saw no......
  • Honoring Maggie -- new school a better tribute than an old building

     
    It would not be fitting to rename the Chicago Cultural Center for Maggie Daley. Though that seems to be the sentimental choice around town, the late, widely admired wife of former Mayor Richard M. Daley is, at best, third on......
  • Handguns and shoplifting: Another week in the California Assembly

     
    Assemblyman Tim Donnelly's (R-San Bernardino) run-in with airport police over a loaded gun Wednesday was only the latest political "oops" for California lawmakers. Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-Hayward) is scheduled to have her day in court Friday when...
  • 26-foot-tall Marilyn Monroe sculpture lands in Palm Springs

     
    “Forever Marilyn,” the 26-foot-tall statue that became a controversial fixture on Chicago's Michigan Avenue, has been getting final touch-ups since her arrival in Palm Springs Monday morning....
  • WGN-AM RADIO 720, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS EMPLOYMENT

    Statement of EEO Policy WGN-AM Radio 720, an equal opportunity employer, is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies, and we seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants. Organizations that wish to receive...
  • Report: Marilyn Monroe statue is moving on to California

    Report: Marilyn Monroe statue is moving on to California
    If nothing else, Marilyn had legs. The crowds began posing beneath the 26-foot-tall Marilyn Monroe's billowing skirt from the moment that Seward Johnson's Forever Marilyn sculpture arrived in Pioneer Court in July, and they were doing so with just as...
  • Art Institute lands first major Roy Lichtenstein exhibit since artist's death

    Art Institute lands first major Roy Lichtenstein exhibit since artist's death
    You might think Roy Lichtenstein loved the stuff of everyday postwar American existence. Swirling washing machines, diamond engagement rings, steaming hot cups of coffee, hi-top sneakers, golf balls and hot dogs covered in mustard are just a few of the...