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Stolen Moment Of The Week With SNL's Sasheer Zamata

Mindy Tucker | Posted 07.25.2014 | Comedy
Mindy Tucker

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Chicago in the Summer

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 08.09.2014 | Chicago
Mark DeCarlo

Whether you're looking for great food, music or simply a few new friends to complain about the Cubs to, put summertime in Chicago on your bucket-list. Just make sure you check your weather app before you pack.

Habib Koite: A West African Fête at the City Winery (VIDEO)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 06.18.2014 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

Habib Koite, one of Mali's most beloved singer/guitarists was in town last month to promote his new CD "Soô" on Contre Jour Records. He packed NYC's ...

On the "A" w/Souleo: Talking Next Steps With Bobby Womack and Niecy Nash

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 02.18.2014 | Entertainment
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Bobby Womack's daughter, GinaRe, is concerned whenever her father hits the stage to perform. During his nearly 50-year legendary career, Womack has ba...

Prince Plays Last-Minute Intimate Late-Night Gig at Chicago's City Winery

Lauren Drell | Posted 09.01.2013 | Chicago
Lauren Drell

Although doors were set to open at midnight, most people -- who were lined up well around the block -- did not actually make it inside until just before Prince appeared, a smidge after 2 a.m.

The Joy That Is Allen Toussaint

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Seeing Allen Toussaint perform twice in the space of about 60 days -- in drastically different circumstances each time -- reminded me of why a love for musical roots can seemingly never run out of ways to discover and rediscover the beginnings of American popular music.

Writer-Director Ed Burns Cuts to City Winery for 'An Evening of Wine and Film'

Lauren Drell | Posted 03.11.2013 | Entertainment
Lauren Drell

I caught up with Ed Burns at Chicago's City Winery before he took the stage for his "Evening of Wine and Film." In his charming way, he discussed how the evening came to fruition and working again with his good friend Connie Britton.

Prince To Be Honored At Carnegie Hall Concert

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Legendary entertainer Prince will be honored this March with a benefit concert for music education. The concert will be held at Carnegie Hall on M...

Sunday Evening Service With the People's Reverend: Ralph Stanley

Joanna Colangelo | Posted 01.20.2013 | Entertainment
Joanna Colangelo

As though headlining the Grand Ole Opry for the first time, Dr. Stanley was both the bandleader and narrator for the night, momentarily converting City Winery into a 21st Century urban vaudeville stage.

Life Is Funny

Georgia Middleman | Posted 10.01.2012 | Fifty
Georgia Middleman

Life is funny, ya know? Mine sure is. Let me show you what I mean... I'm in NYC with Blue Sky Riders. We've just finished our set at City Winery, ope...

Valery Simpson Joins Sam Moore at City Winery

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.21.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

A great showman, Sam Moore brought his creamy sound to a packed City Winery this week for a generous set.

PHOTOS: Mavis Staples, Lewis Black & More On City Winery's Lineup

Posted 06.05.2012 | Chicago

Chicago's newest concert hall, set to open in the West Loop August 1, is poised to open with a bang. This week, City Winery Chicago revealed their...

Bellissimo Brunellos of Montalcino

Cheryl Carlesimo | Posted 07.07.2012 | Home
Cheryl Carlesimo

You feel like you can taste the sun in every swallow. The quality of the single grape wine made in the traditional centuries old method gives Brunello its distinctive taste of the land and the region.

Marea and New York Craft Beer Week Preview

Chris Kompanek | Posted 10.31.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Michael White's Italian seafood mecca Marea evokes the understated glamour of the Upper West Side of a couple decades ago. Once seated, an extensive menu reveals infinite possibilities.

Thirty Years Of Sublime Rock 'n' Roll: A Conversation With Marshall Crenshaw, Plus Chatting With Petra Haden, Cory Mon and Wes Kirkpatrick

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.11.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Back in 1981, Marshall Crenshaw's single "Something's Gonna Happen" was released on Shake Records, initiating his string of critically acclaimed classic albums and 45s. Now Marshall, celebrating 30 years of music-making, sits down to talk.

Director Ed Burns Reveals His Secret Weapon: P.T. Walkley

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

Nice Guy Johnny hit Comcast's "On Demand" with a bang, in part thanks to the power pop stylings of Burns' soundtrack guru.

A Great Miracle Happened Here

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liz Neumark

Can you believe thanksgiving was just a week ago? In a flash, the next holiday moves in. On deck - Chanukah, with accents of holiday parties ever...

Long Live Rock...with Medoc!

One For The Table | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
One For The Table

Many of us have heard that old adage from the Corinthians: "When I was a child I spoke as a child, thought as a child, and reasoned as a child; but wh...

Urban Fiesta/Farm and Garden to Table

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liz Neumark

It has been a wonderful time to celebrate the season of local agriculture. Thursday evening was the fruition of a dream to host an urban Farm to Tabl...

Sxip Shirey's Magic Journey: Sonic New York

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Holly Cara Price

Sxip Shirey looks like a magician, with his wiry gray exploding hair and mischief eyes, and he has an uncanny ability to cast a musical spell over a r...

Alejandro Escovedo Talks About His New Album, Street Songs of Love

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

The tenth solo album by Alejandro Escovedo, Street Songs of Love, will be released on Tuesday, June 29. The same night he'll stride on stage at the fi...

Living Songbook on Parade

James Campion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Campion

There is the Dan Bern you must listen to; the storming riffs and tender shifts of progression that bed captivating melodies. Then there is the one upon the stage, swaying and strumming as the quintessential portrait of a wandering troubadour.

Music Unites Gets Behind Mikhail Simonyan To Raise Funds for Afghanistan National Institute of Music

Michelle Edgar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michelle Edgar

Music Unites will be hosting an event for Russian-Armenian violinist virtuoso Mikhail Simonyan and musicians from the New York Philharmonic on June 14...

Love, Work, and Money: An Instant Classic from Josh Charles

2morrowknight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
2morrowknight

Josh Charles' distinctive voice is the perfect anchor (and perfect compliment) to this 10-track masterpiece. This album is a major charm offensive for music lovers in search of great tunes.