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Burlesque Fri Oct 05 2012

Preview: Boobs of the Dead at Gorilla Tango

A strange virus known as "B1Z3" is infecting citizens of Chicago, with the CDC warning that "virus carriers have been observed performing elaborate dance routines while removing sequined corsetry before committing heinous assaults on confused onlookers." Can the Sheriff, Wife Lady, Old Dude, Best Friend and Southern Guy fend off the glitter-dusted ghouls long enough to survive?

'Boobs of the Dead' zombie burlesque

Boobs of the Dead: A Walking Dead Burlesque is the latest in Gorilla Tango Burlesque's impressive line of burlesque parodies of cult favorites, opening this weekend and running through Halloween.

Boobs of the Dead was written and directed by K Leo and choreographed by Erica Reid, with costumes by Rafaela Valderrama, and stars burlesque dancers Paly Flames, Alexis Rex, Slightly Spitfire, Roxi La Rue, Devyn DeViante, Helena Handbasket, Duchess Daffnie and Honey Cha-Cha.

Performances are Fridays at 9pm and Saturdays at midnight, Oct. 5-27, with a special final performance on Wednesday, Oct. 31st at 9pm, at the Gorilla Tango Theater, 1919 N. Milwaukee Ave. Tickets are $20, available in advance online or by phone at 773-598-4549.

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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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