April 6, 2014 |
Is the Cubs' season already this frustrating? It apparently is for one cub. A video posted Saturday on YouTube shows a dustup at a Wrigleyville bar between a man in a Cubs costume and a patron who removed the mascot's furry head. The video quickly racked up more than 30,000 views, thanks to a mention on Deadspin. As the site notes, this is not the Cubs' new mascot, Clark the Cub, but rather a fan version that is not affiliated with the team. Want more? Discuss this article and others on RedEye's Facebook page .
April 1, 2014 |
In Lifeline Theatre's "A Tale of Two Cities," the intimacy created between the small audience and even smaller cast of 10 actors means Elsa Hiltner's costumes have a big role to play. The most striking aspect of the costumes in this rendition of the classic Charles Dickens novel, adapted by Christopher M. Walsh and directed by Elise Kauzlaric, was how natural they seemed -- even with actors playing multiple roles. Though I have not personally experienced Europe in the late 1700s, each character's clothing felt perfect for the period.
April 1, 2014 |
For Elsa Hiltner, a seam here or a ruffle there makes all the difference when her work is in the spotlight. "I always wanted to be an artist and I was always really interested in people, so it's kind of like the perfect melding of both, because you make art and you make it to fit certain characters or certain people," said Hiltner, a Chicago costume designer whose work is regularly featured throughout the city. Born in Milwaukee, Hiltner moved to Chicago after graduating from Western Washington University in Bellingham, Wash., in 2006.
March 11, 2014 |
The Flash is baring all ... of his costume. Warner Bros. Television and The CW on Tuesday released the first full-suit image of series star Grant Gustin as "The Flash. " The costume was designed by three-time Oscar winner Colleen Atwood, who also designed Stephen Amell's "Arrow" costume. She has won Academy Awards for her work on "Alice in Wonderland," "Memoirs of a Geisha" and "Chicago. " "I hope the fans who treasure the character are as excited as we are by what costume designer Colleen Atwood has achieved with this latest version of The...
January 27, 2014 |
Doc Martens are cool--I've always thought so. And now Doctor Who has confirmed it. The 12th Doctor's new look was unveiled Monday by BBC America, which released the above photo of Peter Capaldi in costume. "Doctor Who" costume designer Howard Burden created the look that includes a dark blue Crombie coat with red lining, dark blue trousers, white shirt and black Doc Martens. "He's woven the future from the cloth of the past. Simple, stark, and back to basics. No frills, no scarf, no messing, just 100 per cent Rebel Time Lord," Capaldi said...
November 4, 2013 |
WHSV in Virginia reports: A mother who dressed up her 7-year-old son as a Ku Klux Klan member for Halloween said the costume is family tradition. Jessica Black made the costume for her son, Jackson, who told WHSV that he thought it was "cool. " Get the full story: whsv.com . Read more at http://www.redeyechicago.com/news/redeye-mom-defends-sons-ku-klux-klan-halloween-costume-20131104,0,616076.story#16JuwCzZEVjUg3Fk.99 WHSV in Virginia reports: A mother who dressed up her...