We were lucky enough to snag music producer Eliot Lipp for Friday's Eight Forty-Eight. Though he's called all three coasts -- Chicago, Los Angeles and New York City -- his home, he lives in New York now, and is here for the weekend to perform at an after party for the North Coast Music Fest at the Bottom Lounge.
Thursday, chef Charlie Trotter stood under the newly unveiled street sign bearing his name, a few steps west of Charlie Trotter's the restaurant, closing tonight after 25 years of international acclaim.
Edinburgh has one, New York has one, so why not Chicago? For the third time, the Chicago Fringe collective is presenting a heady mix of solo shows, dance, theater and performances that defy categories.
Comedian Jeremy Owens believes that Phyllis Diller proves that you can teach an old dog new tricks. You can start a stand-up career when you’re almost 40; you get to have your second act. If you’re lucky and live to be 95 you might even get a third, fourth or fifth.