The items for auction at this year's Cinema Against AIDS gala included art work by Andy Warhol and Damien Hurst and a film directed by designer Karl Lagerfeld and produced by Harvey Weinstein, with the winning bidder starring in the leading role.
Sure there are plays out there about roller derby and boxing. But you can fit all the other sports plays in a thimble compared to the vast dramatic literature about baseball, not to mention the treasury of baseball literature beyond theater.
The Sarah Silverman's Pro Choice line-up has been announced and it includes Marc Maron, Chris Hardwick, Reggie Watts and Natasha Leggero, as of now. The show is Saturday June 16 at the Chicago Theater at both 7:30 and 10:30 pm. Tickets are $35.50.
Here's another one of those old MGM Traveltalks movie shorts that surface on YouTube from time to time. This one looks Chicago nightlife in 1947, and features a host of locales and places, many of which are no longer with us.