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Performance Fri Jun 03 2011

Just for Laughs Picks

The TBS Just for Laughs festival is still over a week away, but to avoid being turned away from a sold-out show it would be wise to purchase tickets A.S.A.P. Here are some shows that you'll want to make sure to jump on tickets for right away:

4-Square: (June 15, 16) John Lutz (30 Rock, Saturday Night Live), Dan Bakkedahl (The Daily Show, Observe and Report), Peter Grosz (The Colbert Report), and Rob Janas (Second City e.t.c.) perform in one of the smartest, hippest, most grounded long-form improv shows that you'll ever see. These guys have been playing together long before they went big time, and their years of working together are evident in their cohesive group mind and sense of play.

The Chris Gethard Show: (June 17, 18) Chicago is not going to know what hit it. Upright Citizens Brigade regular, Chris Gethard, is bringing his late night talk show to the stage of iO. Filled with bits, stories, games, and assorted insanity, this show is sure to leave you talking for weeks.

Alone: Chicago's Best Solo Acts :(June 17, 18) Individually, you can see the folks in "Alone" performing in various comedy nights and solo shows around town, but now they're conveniently being assembled for one killer night of solo sketch comedy.

 
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Architecture Tue Nov 03 2015

Paul Goldberger Describes the "Pragmatism and Poetry" of Frank Gehry's Architecture in His New Book

By Nancy Bishop

Architecture critic Paul Goldberger talks about Frank Gehry's life and work in a new book.
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Steve at the Movies Fri Jan 01 2016

Best Feature Films & Documentaries of 2015

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