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Joseph Erbentraut
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There’s never been an artist quite like David Bowie, so it’s only fitting that a major exhibition chronicling the legend’s work is as diverse, expansive and exciting as his career over the past half century. “David Bowie I...
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I talked with Dum Dum Girls at the Pitchfork Music Festival.
With three critically acclaimed albums and four EPs already under their belts, Dum Dum Girls are practically veterans of the indie music scene. That staying power is with good reason: this is one bad-ass, self-assured band. But all of the praise a...
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Amara Enyia: "This is not a campaign to make a point. This is a campaign to win."
CHICAGO -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel's approval rating has been declining for months, but people aren't exactly lining up around the block to run him out of his fifth-floor City Hall office. And why would they? Emanuel has more name recognition than per...
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Really! I even tried out some pairs myself. The result?  #meggings  
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Hot pink was clearly the color of the day Tuesday as the Olympic pairs figure skating competition kicked off in Sochi, Russia, with the short program. As many expected after their sensational skate as key members of the gold medal-winning squad in...
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Mental health advocates are at odds with the city of Chicago over its clinic consolidation plan.
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 Meanwhile, in #Chicago...
The U.S. Department of Education has launched an investigation into alleged discrimination taking place at two public schools located on Chicago's South Side where course offerings have been slashed to the point where physical education is only avail...
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"The portrayal of Englewood I see on TV is not the community I live in. Every day, I'm walking outside to the gym, to the cafe, going to work. It's not what you think. I'm trying to convince people that there is hope here and it is a place where you can raise a family."
Odds are, if you've heard a story about the South Side Chicago neighborhood of Englewood in the news recently, it had something to do with crime or poverty. Indeed, Englewood ranks among Chicago's five most violent neighborhoods and has a high un...
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I'm not in love with every headline I write for HuffPost. But this one?
A suburban Chicago man busted for bringing his tiger cub into a bar just doesn't see what all the fuss is about. John Basile, of Lockport, Ill., says he plans to fight misdemeanor charges of reckless conduct and possession of a dangerous animal. T...
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Love me some Edward Gorey! Go check this out, #Chicago !
Despite the fact that renowned author and illustrator Edward Gorey was born in Chicago and spent a sizable chunk of his formative years in the Windy City, his work has never been recognized with its own exhibition. That is, until now. Beginning ea...
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SO. MANY. SEQUINS.
With competition underway and the first medals already handed out in Olympic figure skating in Sochi, fans of the games' most glamorous sport have already gotten down to business evaluating the on-ice fashions on display during the inaugural team eve...
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A Chicago landmark is taking their battle for survival to Kickstarter.
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Benjamin Lipsman's profile photo
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  • The Huffington Post
    Associate Chicago Editor, 2011 - present
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    Writer/Editor, 2008 - 2011
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  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Journalism, 2004 - 2008
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