July 30, 2013 |
*** = Matt Pais' recommended shows On sale 10 a.m. Friday Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, Fight or Flight, Thursday, Oct. 3 (Prices TBD, all ages) at Allstate Arena. Margaret Cho, Saturday, Oct. 19 ($29.50-$59.50, all ages) at Chicago Theatre. Grouplove, The Rubens, Thursday, Oct. 10 ($20, all ages) at Space. On sale noon Friday Grouplove, Wednesday, Oct. 9 ($20, 18+) at Lincoln Hall. ***Savages, Monday, Sept. 16 ($19, 18+) at Metro. On sale 10 a.m. Saturday ***Hugh Laurie and the Copper Bottom Band,...
November 1, 2011 |
Although Margaret Cho's latest concert film, "Cho Dependent," will close Reeling: The Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival that begins Thursday, the comedian herself cannot make the 30th annual event. She's on the road. In "Cho Dependent," Cho performs her stand-up and musical numbers that riff on sex, drugs, rock and roll, politics, reality TV, "sexting" and her mother. “Cho Dependent” will be shown at 6 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave. For more info, go to reelingfilmfestival.org...
September 25, 2012
(In plaque placement order) Oscar Wilde Antonia Pantoja Two Spirit People Alvin Ailey Barbara Gittings Leonard Matlovich Reinaldo Arenas Alan Turing Christine Jorgensen Alfred Kinsey Bayard Rustin Keith Haring Margaret Chung Harvey Milk Barbara Jordan Frida Kahlo Jane Addams James Baldwin
February 16, 2012 |
We get duel love stories in the next "Once Upon A Time. " Airing at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 on ABC, "What Happened to Frederick" finds David (Josh Dallas) being forced to decide between Kathryn (Anastasia Griffith) and Mary Margaret (Ginnifer Goodwin). He finally agrees to tell Kathryn about his affair with Mary Margaret, but an earlier promo for the episode shows Regina (Lana Parrilla) telling Kathryn the news. They're could be some slapping and hair-pulling in Storybrooke, folks. And also some flirting.
October 22, 2011 |
If you can get over your giggling at the fairytale premise of ABC's"Once Upon a Time"(7 p.m. Sunday, ABC; 2.5 stars out of 4), you're probably going to delight in the new drama from the writers of "Lost. " That's a big "if. " Here's the idea: Characters from a fairytale world that includes Snow White, Prince Charming, Seven Dwarfs, Gepetto, Jiminy Cricket and Rumpelstiltskin have been magically transported by the Evil Queen (Lana Parrilla) to modern Storybrooke, Maine, without memory of their original identities.
July 31, 2013 |
Starz will present an advance screening of its new period drama "The White Queen” at 9 p.m. Aug. 9, just after the Season 2 finale of its mob drama "Magic City.” "The White Queen," adapted from Philippa Gregory's best-selling "The Cousins' War" novels based on England's War of the Roses, tells the story of the fight for the English throne from the perspectives of three women who laid claim to that throne: Elizabeth Woodville (Gregory's "The...