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Ashley Cooper’s “American Ego” series at Filmfront looks at movie history with fresh eyes
Old films show how people lived, and how they lived more or less like us.
The perfect storm, or the two weeks in October when sports are king
Chicago’s fall frenzy makes fairweather fandom fun.
Bruce Rauner: Congressional GOP tax plan ‘punishing’ for Illinois, and other Chicago news
Also, more than 600 complaints have come in about landlords breaking the city’s heat ordinance.
Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool’s very bad day, and other news
Also, Jason Van Dyke’s lawyer makes tone-deaf comparison to torture of three black sharecroppers.
Chicagoan, former Trump aide pleads guilty to making false statements to the FBI, and other news
Also, a Lakeview poke shop closes just five days after its grand opening.
Emanuel: Rauner is ‘governing through anger’ by vetoing CPS funding, and other Chicago news
Also, a Northwestern professor and an Oxford University employee are wanted for murder in connection with a stabbing death in River North.
Cullerton in open letter to Rauner: ‘It’s time for action’ on the budget, and other Chicago news
Also, Schaumburg wants to compete with the Chicago theater scene.
‘Gary from Chicago’ was the ‘biggest star inside the 2017 Oscars,’ and other news
Also, CPD top cop Eddie Johnson is frustrated with Springfield for failing to stiffen punishments for repeat gun offenders.
More than 73 percent of the CPD’s 16,500 new applicants are nonwhite, and other Chicago news
Also, a 29-year-old political novice from Skokie is running for governor in 2018.
Rahm to Trump: ‘You didn’t get elected to debate the crowd size at your inaugural,’ and other Chicago news
Also, a southwest side resident is sentenced to nine months in prison for his role in ‘Celebgate’ nude photo hacking.
Former CPD chief Garry McCarthy gets a surprise subpoena in the Sandi Jackson-Jesse Jackson Jr. divorce case, and other Chicago news
Also, a lot of Illinois elected officials are skipping the Trump inauguration.
Eat chili to help the Arts of Life Band release their first album
The Arts of Life Band raise funds for their first album, postpunks Ganser continue a busy 2016 with a new EP, and more.
Joe Swanberg’s Easy is easily the most north-side-centric Chicago show of all time—but that’s not so terrible
The writer-director’s personal portrait of the city fulfills the contract of auteur television.
Rauner says no to deploying the National Guard in Chicago after 90 homicides in August, and other news
Also, gang members speak out on life in gangs.