Occupy Festival Postponed

Occupy Chicago Press Committee Occupy Festival will be postponed to a yet to be determined date as festival organizers rework the format of the festival to ensure the event is done in a way that is consistent with the principles of the movement. Much feedback from within the Occupy Movement has been already considered and…

Wizard World, Inc. Names John Macaluso to New Position of CEO

Wizard World NEW YORK – Wizard World, Inc. (symbol: WIZD) (“Wizard World” or the “Company”), one of North America’s most diverse digital entertainment and events companies, announced that John Macaluso, a successful businessman and entrepreneur, has been named the Company’s new Chief Executive Officer. He had previously been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors…

Concert Review – Shy Guy Says at Township

By Megan PurazrangWCB Music Writer (Photo credit Luisa Castellanos) Shy Guy Says Township 2200 California Ave., Chicago March 21, 2012. At the Township bar previously known as Panchos located at 2200 California Avenue, Chicago, an Illinois-based band called Shy Guy Says performed an impressionable show on Wednesday, March 21, 2012. The venue is small and…

Windy Con Author Guest of Honor: Seanan McGuire

WindyCon Seanan, also known as Mira Grant, is the author of the October Daye series of urban fantasies, the first seven of which have been purchased by DAW Books; the InCryptid series of urban fantasies, the first two of which have been purchased by DAW Books; and the Newsflesh trilogy, published by Orbit under the…

Sun 3/25 – Occupy the Bike Lane

Occupy Chicago To kick off training for the Chicago Spring, Occupy Chicago invites everyone to grab their wheels and meet up at Jackson & LaSalle at 7pm this Sunday, March 25, to Occupy the Bike Lane! “The warm weather hit early, so we’re training for long days of marching and riding during the Chicago Spring,”…

Before Watchmen at C2E2!

Lance Fensterman C2E2What’s poppin’ Windy City? After another week of epic C2E2 announcements, I find it only fitting to bring in your weekend with just a few more details on this pop culture party. We’re all set to bring the house down in exactly 3 weeks from today and we’ve still got a lot more…

ICA to Accept 40 Interns for Accelerate 77

ICA The Institute of Cultural Affairs in the U.S.A. (ICA) has announced that it will be accepting up to 40 interns during Summer 2012 to support the “Accelerating Green Initiatives in Chicago’s 77 Community Areas” (Accelerate 77) project and the “Sharing Approaches That Work” (SATW) Conference on September 15, 2012. “Anticipating 40 new interns is…

Tommy Wiseau! The Kid With A Bike! Easter at the Music Box!

Music Box Theatre Happy Thursday, Music Boxers! Bummed you missed your chance to see Tommy Wiseau at the Music Box? Don’t fret! We added a third show of THE ROOM on Sunday at 10:00pm! Buy your tickets here! Opening tomorrow is the Dardenne Brother’s critically acclaimed, Cannes Grand Prix winner THE KID WITH A BIKE.…