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Three Chicago Clubs, Three Very Different Nights

Party Earth | Posted 12.15.2012 | Chicago
Party Earth

It's nice to know what to expect when you're set to club into the night. We're not implying you should have a detailed schedule, but the last thing you want to do is head out raring for some bumping house on the dance floor and find a DJ spinning '80s pop.

How to 'Train' Your Bar Crawl: Barhopping Chicago's Red Line

Party Earth | Posted 08.14.2012 | Chicago
Party Earth

Whether you're looking for the perfect way to wind down the workday, playing tourist, need some date ideas, or just a night out with friends, using the train may be the best way to barhop downtown Chicago.

Walkouts Be Damned, Goodman's In-Your-Face Camino Real Is the Real Deal

Robert Bullen | Posted 05.22.2012 | Chicago
Robert Bullen

Sure, Tennessee Williams is well-known for his psychological dramas where characters escape into dream-like worlds that eventually crash in around them, but Camino Real takes it to a whole 'nother level.

Culture Beat: Chicago Live! and The Paper Machete

Keith Koeneman | Posted 05.05.2012 | Chicago
Keith Koeneman

As a truly global city, Chicago offers up an almost endless variety of culture. From the high arts to pure entertainment, our city has music, performance, art, culinary and comedy venues for nearly every taste.

Mr. Heckles Wants to be Your Friend on Facebook

Kim Mance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Mance

This chat with Larry Hankin renewed my appreciation for the phenomenon of "Second City", a legendary performing arts school which teaches its students to "play the reality, not the joke."

Get Some Belly Laughs: Chicago Underground Comedy At The Beat Kitchen

Time Out Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One of the more reliable nights of stand-up in the city, the Underground usually has top local comics putting their best stuff out. ...