CHICAGO – When faced with adversity, the best way around it is to somehow break into song. That is the feeling behind the Brown Paper Box Co.’s “Positively Present: An Uplifting Cabaret,” running April 7th and 8th at Mary’s Attic in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood. The event features company member Kristi Szczepanek as host, and presents song stylings by other company members, including Anna Schutz, plus some special guests. For details and ticket information, click here.
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CHICAGO – Today’s post is dedicated to three small fries. While many of them never break through, the few who do can rock your world as much if not more than the big boys and girls in Hollywood. I like trying to sniff them out.
I just finished interviewing “A Mighty Heart” director Michael Winterbottom to find that my correspondent, Phil Tadros of MetroProper, has quickly delivered on my request.
CHICAGO – Emma Roberts as “Nancy Drew” is nice but nobody’s fool.
CHICAGO – “It’s the difference between hunting a lion and a deer.”
News: ‘Once’ Soundtrack, ‘Ocean’s Thirteen’ Premiere Events, Robert Rodriguez to Direct ‘Barbarella’Submitted by HollywoodChicago.com on June 2, 2007 - 6:00pm
The soundtrack album for “Once” has been released by Canvasback, Columbia Records and Sony Music Soundtrax.
New Line Records will release the soundtrack to the upcoming New Line Cinema film “Hairspray” on July 10.
CHICAGO – When Hurricane Katrina rocked New Orleans in 2005, Chicago filmmaker Alex LeMay became fixated on the soul behind the ruin.
CHICAGO – While full coverage with interviews will follow a Chicago press day on May 8, 2007, I stand by the Irish indie film “Once” now as a critic’s pick.
Updated: 5/3/07 10:02 a.m. Here is my current content pipeline and Chicago screening schedule. Those listed under “content pipeline” have already been screened and interviewed or are planned.
1) IMAX President Greg Foster
2) “Once” director John Carney
My interview with “In the Land of Women” star Adam Brody and director Jon Kasdan has been published on MidwestBusiness.com.
CHICAGO – Adam Fendelman interviews “In the Land of Women” star Adam Brody and director Jon Kasdan on April 10 in Chicago. This MP3 audio file is 15 minutes and 40 seconds in length and is 14.3 MB in size.