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Behind the Scenes With Kurt Elling

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.20.2011 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Who doesn't love listening to live jazz at The Green Mill? When jazz greats, such as Kurt Elling, take the stage, it is easy to understand why The Green Mill is often referred to as legendary.

5 Poetry Slams You Should Know About

Patrick Pressl | Posted 09.29.2011 | Arts
Patrick Pressl

Back in May, I created a post including five poetry venues I thought were worth checking out and, in the extremely limited scope of my piece, I neglec...

Performance Poet and Poetry Slam Founder, Marc Smith

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 09.18.2011 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

I sat down with Poetry Slam founder and performance poet Marc Smith to discuss how this rough and tough guy from the Southeast side came to create such an institution.

Where To Drink Like Mad Men

Metromix | Erin J. Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Boy, these men like to drink. Booze is as much a character on "Mad Men," AMC's hit series about '60s Madison Avenue ad execs, as the voluptuous Joan ...