If you are a sophisticated drinker, you know about the Manhattan. Obviously, that cocktail was invented in New York City. Here in Chicago we can lay claim to devising our own famous mixed drink.In 1903 on this December 16th, the city was learning about the Lone Star Saloon and Palm Garden.
Today, Worldview turns to some major tastemakers to talk about the year in film: the best, worst, most groundbreaking, most overrated, most underrated…the works. Film contributor Milos Stehlik of Facets Multimedia co-hosts.
Lindsay Weinberg and The Interview Show Holiday Cheer-Bringing Band stopped by ... well ... The Interview Show to ... well ... bring cheer during the ... right ... holidays. Here's an original Weinberg holiday tune, worth taking a break from 93.9 and Mariah Carey for.
On Tuesday, my Facebook feed was flooded with a "Save John Knefel" post. John is an old buddy of mine who I met while touring with Schadenfreude 10 years ago. He and his sister Molly now live in New York and both are very active in the Occupy Wall Street movement.
At 17, Justin Irving is an Auburn Gresham transplant. He and his mother and sisters moved to the South Side neighborhood four years ago. Justin’s mom works long hours to support their family, and Justin says that’s given him an appreciation for how strong many women are.
Believe it or not, every theater company in Chicago was not doing a holiday play--but many were. Now some of the productions are like the holidays themselves--filled with promise and anticipation, only to make theatergoers wish it was January already!