November 30, 2011 |
The Situation and those chicks on "16 and Pregnant" know there's great fame to be found through casting calls -- and you could be next. (Well, we're hoping you'll use slightly fewer hair products and be slightly less accidentally knocked up, but you get the picture.) Check out these opportunities to become majorly, ridiculously famous -- or at least gossip blog-worthy. email@example.com | @redeyedana "Tough Love" Network: Vh1 Premise: Desperate single ladies go through a boot camp to fix their awful dating habits while living in a house together.
December 23, 2011 |
The West Loop has long been considered a dining and nightlife destination - hello, Randolph Street Restaurant Row! - but next year, even more big-name chefs are due to fill in the neighborhood's vacant storefronts. "[Randolph Street is] easily the coolest restaurant street in the country, not just Chicago," said Graham Elliot , who is opening a restaurant this spring at 841 W. Randolph St. "And then one street over is Lake, with Vera and other restaurants, and then you've got Fulton Market with Next and Moto and the Publican, so it's a killer little...
December 18, 2013 |
"MasterChef Junior" will be searching for talented young home cooks at an open casting call in Chicago and other cities in January. The Fox series is looking for kids ages 8 to 13 as of March 10, 2014. The Chicago casting call is set for 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Chicago Hyatt Mag Mile, 633 N. St. Clair. Minors coming to the open call must be accompanied by an adult guardian, and applications must be completed by parents or legal guardians. Other casting calls are planned in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas.
July 22, 2013 |
Attention all chefs and restaurateurs planning to open a new restaurant later this year or starting major renovations on an existing one: Electus Casting wants you. The casting company known for scoping out the talent of reality TV shows including “MasterChef” and “Mob Wives” is looking for chefs/owners/ restaurateurs for a new docu-series detailing the journey to opening a restaurant. The official title and network of the show has not been released. Electus representatives said they are interested in a variety of up-and-coming...
June 12, 2012 |
Lolla ticket holders, are you hungry to hear what restaurants will be selling snacks at this summer's fest? Local chef Graham Elliot is in his fourth year as “culinary ambassador” to Lollapalooza, recruiting local chefs to set up booths at the fest's food court, called Chow Town, and the vendor lineup was released June 12. New Chicago restaurants joining this year's food court include Lakeview Japanese eatery Chizakaya, West Loop coffee roastery...
October 14, 2013 |
A previous version of this story said the incident took place on the University of Chicago campus. It actually took place half a mile northeast of the main campus quadrangle. A man was arrested near the University of Chicago campus early Monday morning after he assaulted a police officer responding to an emergency call, county prosecutors said. University of Chicago police officers responded to a call from an emergency phone operated by the university at 5428 S. Kimbark Ave. in Hyde Park just before 4 p.m. Monday, prosecutors said.