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Trolls Rewind: Old School is New School

Rewind to 1959 and the sixties: Troll Doll, a product of the ‘60s for the baby boomers of the ‘60s became one of the biggest beloved toy crazes in the United States. Yes, that would be the Troll Doll – originally created in 1959 by Danish woodcutter Thomas Dam for his daughter. Personally, I have […]

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World Premiere – All Things Mayfield Revue

SPARKS Highly Recomended Event: World Premiere – All Things Mayfield Revue Hosted by Lynn Orman Weiss WHAT:”All Things Mayfield Revue” , a new production of music by Curtis Mayfield from Reginald Torian, Sr.  The concert is filled with the songs from the Curtis Mayfield songbook as well as fresh new songs and fresh new soul and […]

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Electrifying Jazz in Chicago Tonight: Miles Davis Tribute by The Frank Russell Band

The Frank Russell Band and Special Guests to Salute Miles Davis: The Electric Years for Jazz Appreciation Month at Mayne Stage, April 27th 8 PM With Dede Sampaio, Dee Alexander and Corey Wilkes   CHICAGO – Jazz it up tonight with The Frank Russell Band and special guests as they salute jazz master impresario Miles […]

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A Revival: Cross-Promotion of Broadway Shows Proving Magical

Cinderella stages marketing magic Broadway show’s backers are having a ball with all the cross-promotions. BY THERESA AGOVINO @THERESAAGOVINOFEBRUARY 24, 2013 5:59 A.M. Robyn Goodman was immediately interested when approached about producing Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella on Broadway for the first time. Just thinking about the story’s romance and score made her giddy. And then, of course, there were […]

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Showbiz Chicago Podcasts with the ‘Scrooge & Marley’ Cast

Showbiz Chicago Gets Up Close and Personal with ‘Scrooge & Marley’ star Tim Kazurinsky (Marley’s ghost) and co-producer Tracy Baim Posted on 06 December 2012 by Michael Roberts Podcast with Tracy Baim Podcast with Tracy Baim from Michael Roberts (click here) Producer and Founder/Editor in Chief of WINDY CITY TIMES discusses the new film SCROOGE & MARLEY. […]

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Giordano Dance Chicago’s Popular Dancing With The Giordano Stars Returns to Park West September 27!

Abbe Sparks will be dancing with the Giordano Dance Company as a contestant in their popular “Dancing With The Giordano Stars” competition benefit at Chicago’s Park West Sept. 27