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Musician Glen Hansard on Busking, Relationships and the Creative Process

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 12.12.2012 | Arts
Elysabeth Alfano

2012-10-12-Screenshot20121012at1.18.24PM.jpgTruly unaffected by fame and recognition, Glen remains most motivated by his pure love of musical expression and the importance of connecting with his audience.

WATCH: Hilarious Standup Kumail Nanjiani Coming To Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

About a year ago, the New York Times ran a lengthy profile about an up-and-coming stand-up comic, getting a handful of big breaks in the world he desc...

Joe Swanberg on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Bazer

Discussing ice cream and movies with filmmaker Joe Swanberg (Alexander the Last, Hannah Takes the Stairs) at The Hideout.

Collaboraction Executive Artistic Director on "The Interview Show"

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

Anthony Moseley, executive artistic director of the wonderful Collaboraction theater company, discusses the Sketchbook Festival, the history of Collaboraction, his golf game and more.

Arne Duncan Hires Hideout Co-Owner Tim Tuten

Chicago Reader's Post No Bills | Peter Margasak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Hideout co-owner Tim Tuten is headed to our nation's capitol next month to work for Secretary of Education Arne Duncan....

The Hideout Endorses Tom Geoghegan For Congress

Tim Tuten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Tim Tuten

For 30 years, Tom Geoghegan has fought on behalf of steelworkers, nurses, taxi drivers, immigrants, union workers and those trying to unionize. As a regular who became an owner of the Hideout, I wholeheartedly support Tom Geoghegan for Congress and ask that you do the same.

Schadenfreude on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

Schadenfreude, sketch-comedy legends in Chicago, recently appeared on "The Interview Show." Below is an excerpt and a clip from a sketch they did with the rapper Rhymefest.

Soup's On At The Hideout: Free Soup Charity Event Debuts

Soup And Bread | Martha Bayne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Every Wednesday this winter the Hideout presents a free weekly dinner featuring soup prepared by Hideout staff, regulars, local chefs, and maybe even ...

Robbie Fulks on "The Interview Show"

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

The country musician is interviewed and performs.

Get Some Roots: Devil In A Woodpile At The Hideout

Time Out Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Devil in a Woodpile is like an old-fashioned hootenanny, only with hipper music....

Defending the Damned Author Kevin Davis on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

Journalist Kevin Davis, the author of Defending the Damned: Inside Chicago's Cook County Public Defender's Office, recently appeared on a talk show I host at the Hideout. Here is video of the interview.

Hear It And See It: Ears & Eyes Festival At The Hideout

Centerstage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

This aural (ears) and visual (eyes) experience brings together local, national and international talent in music, visual and film arts for three night...

Jazz Up Your Weekend: The Umbrella Music Festival

Chicago Reader | Peter Margasak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When I wrote about the Umbrella Music Festival last year, I compared it to the Empty Bottle's defunct Festival of Jazz and Improvised Music, which in ...

End Summer Right: 12th Annual Hideout Block Party

Gapers Block | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Here are some of our picks for good times at the 12th Annual Hideout Block Party....

Esquire Anoints Green Mill

Esquire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Esquire released it's list of America's best bars and the Green Mill came in at number six. Now in its 100th year, the Green Mill embodies the Golden...

Shake A Leg On The Cheap: Devil In A Woodpile At The Hideout

Decider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Devil in a Woodpile plays the Hideout Tuesday. Hideout 1354 W Wabansia Ave Chicago IL 60622 773-227-4433...