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Posted by Weekender | Oct 31, 2008

Ok, this will be news to all of you: It's Halloween. I know! Where would you be without the Weekender for such important breaking news? Well, that's why we're here...

Posted by Melody Dworak | Oct 25, 2008

If you've already guessed what social networking site I visit most often, then you've probably seen this already...and you likely agree that this is still pretty damn cool.

Posted by Melody Dworak | Oct 24, 2008

I've had a fascination with best fight scene and best chase scene after the Great Huggies Chase from Raising Arizona and the fencing between equals of The Princess Bride (my...

Posted by Weekender | Oct 24, 2008

The weekend schedules are filling up again. In no small part because a number of CR based arts orgs are back from the flood. Likewise, Parkview Terrace, where I've owned...

Posted by Melody Dworak | Oct 21, 2008

Oct 23, 2008, 8:09pm Our friends at KRUI caught a hot show last night with Lykke Li. I've never heard Lykke Li, or at least I'd never heard of them...

Posted by Philip Beck | Oct 17, 2008

Righteous Kill Drama, 101 min Directed by Jon Avnet The buddy cop film has been a staple of the American cinema since at least the 1970’s, and it’s been tooled...

Posted by Weekender | Oct 17, 2008

I nearly forgot it was fall thanks to the weather we've been having lately. But, this week reminded me that winter's on the way. So, take a last gasp of...

Posted by Weekender | Oct 9, 2008

When it rains it pours. As in the commitments I've had in the last two weeks. Other than a trip to see Kathy Griffin (hilarious) I've been in a cocoon....

Posted by Kembrew McLeod | Oct 9, 2008

[audio:Double_Dee_Steinski_-_Lesson_1_The_Payoff_Mix.mp3] Double Dee & Steinski - The Lesson 1 - The Payoff.mp3 [audio:Double_Dee_Steinski_-_Lesson_2_The_James_Brown_Mix.mp3] Double Dee & Steinski - The Lesson 2 - The James Brown Mix.mp3 [audio:Double_Dee_Steinski_-_Lesson_3_History_of_Hip_Hop_Mix.mp3] Double Dee &...

Posted by Brian Schmarje | Oct 9, 2008

Finding Wonderland: Part one of two The first thing that happened in the morning was I couldn't find my glasses. I stumbled towards the second stage area and a tripping...

Posted by Craig Eley | Oct 9, 2008

Welcome to the War on Xmas, pt. II. If it were up to me, starting every Oct. 1st, every department store--and one random radio station--would start playing Halloween music all...

Posted by Scott Samuelson | Oct 9, 2008

The Edge of Heaven (Auf der anderen Seite) Directed by Fatih Akin October 3-5, Bijou There is an old poem by Horace that celebrates simple country living; its surprise ending...

Posted by Weekender | Sep 19, 2008

Either you're helping me rebuild my house [wink, wink] or you're looking for some good times on the weekend. Either way, there's no home game, so you can praise/curse the...

Posted by Weekender | Sep 11, 2008

Little Village is going to monopolize this week's weekender by highlighting I-Renew's 2008 Energy and Sustainability Expo. No, it's not the only thing to do this weekend, it's just the...

Posted by Weekender | Sep 5, 2008

Well folks, sometimes you get so busy you don't have a  whole lot of time for fun, or in the case of this week, time to even think about the...

Posted by Kathryn Howe | Sep 3, 2008

If you see a lady with a ladder circling your favorite tree this fall, she just might be Betsy Hickok. Musician, writer, and “leaf artist” extraordinaire, Betsy discusses a creative...