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Graffiti-Hating Critics Rip New Steppenwolf Play About Chicago Taggers

In a review headlined "Play paints over graffiti's downside," Jones criticizes Steppenwolf, 1650 N. Halsted St., for ignoring that "Graffiti comes at a price."

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Amber Alert issued for two Indianapolis teens

...in Indianapolis.Police say the teens were last seen at 3 a.m. Monday at 1215 Lasalle Street, and they are believed to be in extreme danger. Aaron Blackwell, 16, is described as...

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Freedom’s Ballot

...election a century ago, said Rachel Bohlmann, director of continuing education at the Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St. Bohlmann referred to “ministers, labor leaders, professionals, club women and entrepreneurs who transformed 20th century...

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...in real estate and turned respectable with the 1904 opening of the Pekin Theater at 2700 S. State St., a 1200-seat venue that was first in the city to feature ragtime music. Motts...

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Slurp up the specials during National Noodle Month

MAK: Modern Asian Kitchen (1924 W. Division, 773-772-6251) is honoring National Noodle Month with a Beijing Noodle special ($8.75...

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Tesori (65 E. Adams St., 312-786-9911) celebrates the month with weekly noodle specials, which are $16 each. Chitarra...

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Chicago at SXSW 2015: Our Complete Band List, Showcases & More

The annual SXSW Send Off Party at the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave., is Saturday, March 14, beginning with a group photo at 1:30pm. Jon Langford, Tom...

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The Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., hosts a 17-and-over SXSW Send-off Show on Saturday, March 7, featuring Molehill, The Future Laureates, Vintage Blue and Steve Stone. Doors open at 7:30pm, show's at 8pm. Tickets are $10.

Jacob Thomas Entertainment and Kristian Eliz present "Special Delivery," an official showcase at Roosevelt Room, 307 W. 5th St., from 8pm to 2am. Freddie Gibbs is the headliner, rest of the lineup TBA.

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East Village Association officers 2015-2016

There'll also be details on the runoff for 2nd Ward alderman. EVA will co-sponsor a debate between finalists Brian Hopkins and Alyx Pattison March 24 at Columbus School, 1003 N. Leavitt St. Crain's Chicago Business political editor Greg Hinz will moderate. The city runoff election is April 7.

...s summer 2014 block party with members of EVA and Chicago Fire Department Station 30 (1125 N. Ashland Ave....

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...1991-95, 2002-present), New York (1995-98) and Boston (1998-2002). She lives near Augusta & Wood. Here she's goofing off at EVA's summer 2014 block party with members of...

Additional nominations will be accepted before the vote. Meet your neighbors and take part at 7pm in the Happy Village, 1959 N. Wolcott Ave. As Woody Allen said, 80 percent of success is showing up.

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Slagel Farm-to-Table Dinner @ White Oak Tavern

The new White Oak Tavern, 1200 W. Webster St., hosts a multi-course meal tonight at 6pm with meats from the folks at Slagel Family Farms. Menu TBD; tickets $90 (+$30 for wine pairings). Call 773-248-0200 for reservations.

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Eavesdropping on three artistic icons: Art Shay, Tony Fitzpatrick and Rick Kogan

...that he was veritably "born again" recently at Saint Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (SMEMC), 2233 W. Division St. Thinking he was having a heart attack, his wife Michelle gave him baby aspirin in...

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After 17 years with his studio at 2124 N. Damen Ave., he moved out and re-opened it in November 2010 as the Firecat Projects Gallerywith Stan Klein. Now there is also the Adventureland Gallery, 1513 N. Western Ave. 

After 17 years with his studio at 2124 N. Damen Ave., he moved out and re-opened it in November 2010 as the Firecat Projects Gallerywith Stan Klein. Now there is also the Adventureland Gallery, 1513 N. Western Ave. 

...was a writier and publicist. They named him Rick as a tribute to Riccardo's, 437 N. Rush, a well known Chicago restaurant and watering hole for executives, writers and newspaper and advertising...

"I picked her up at Nelson's 1523 W. Wabansia place and took her to a friend's apartment where she could shower. Going up to the apartment, she asked, 'Do you love your wife, is she good in bed…things like that." 

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