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How do you dress for a rock show? Arcade Fire's dress code brought out some interesting insights from Mark Caro.
Ogee Muniz, dressed as a Firebird, complete with a red mask, was chatting with her Gingerbread Man-out-of-"Shrek" boyfriend Anthony Cruz in the United Center concourse before Arcade Fire 's Tuesday night set when a petite woman in a formal dress approached her and said, "I'm so glad you dressed up too."
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Going to Riot Fest Chicago. My experience; Make it fun and comfortable!
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David Bowie exhibit tickets on sale for its Chicago run at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
As far as we know David Bowie is still not coming to Chicago anytime soon. But tickets to the Museum of Contemporary Art's "David Bowie Is" exhibit go on sale 10 a.m. Thursday ...
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Enjoyed it the one time I had it in NYC.
New York-based burger chain Shake Shack said Tuesday it plans to open a second Chicago location in 2015, just months after the debut of its first.
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"Antiques Roadshow" films in Chicago. Story by Courtney Crowder.
They carried paintings and prints, lugged dolls and jewelry.
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Batman's 75th anniversary: Batman's connections to Chicago range from Christopher Nolan to the bottom of a swimming pool in Hinsdale. Story by Luis Gomez
Batman and Chicago will forever be linked, thanks in large part to director Christopher Nolan .
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Chicago-based casting directors share their tips on becoming an extra on TV and film sets. Story by Luis Gomez.
There are two questions I often overhear passersby ask security when a movie or TV series is filming in Chicago: “What are they filming?” and “How can I be an extra?” Security will usually answer the first question (or at least give the film’s code name, if the director is the secretive type), but the second question is a bit trickier to answer. You can’t just show up to the set hoping someone will hire you for a job as if it were a Home Depot pa...
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Art Institute of Chicago painting to be featured on new postal stamp - story by Steve Johnson
Being enshrined on a postage stamp is not what it used to be in the days when people would argue vigorously over which pop-culture figures were or were not appropriate for this quasi-governmental honor.
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Grumpy Cat is not impressed with this promotional appearance.
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Horror movie "Sinister 2," starring Ethan Hawke, is looking for extras for on-location filming in Chicago.
“Sinister 2” needs kids and teenagers to serve as extras when the sequel begins filming in the Chicago area next month. Joan Philo Casting is looking for 7-18 years old of all shapes and sizes and an overweight male 12-15 years old, according to Facebook.com/Sinister2Extras .
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Taste of Chicago story mentions the particulars of Jeff Tweedy's concert rider. 
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New homes for Annoyance and iO and now an expanded one for Second City.
Second City , the famed Chicago comedy theater, is to announce Tuesday that it ;has acquired the former AMC Loews movie theater inside the Piper's Alley complex at 230 W. North Ave. ;Second City plans to fill the new space with "student-centered facilities," including two theaters, classrooms, a student lounge and bar, event space and other new facilities.
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Greg Kot's review of Pitchfork Music Fest 2014.
It was an idyllic weekend in Union Park, and when Neutral Milk Hotel's Jeff Mangum held the stage by himself with just an acoustic guitar, it got even better.
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  • Chicago Tribune
    Source Editor - Entertainment, 2009 - present
  • Tribune Company
    Editor and Columnist, 2002 - 2009
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An arts and entertainment editor at the Chicago Tribune
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Leo Ebersole is an editor in the Chicago Tribune's Entertainment group, where he has been since August 2009, primarily working with the Arts and Entertainment section, where topics of coverage include theater, music, TV, movies and culture in Chicago. Prior to that he held several positions with the Tribune's sister publication RedEye, including editor and columnist. 
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  • Northwestern University
    Journalism, 1998 - 2002
  • George C. Marshall High School
    1994 - 1998
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