Famous faces: Katie Couric, Chazz Palminteri, NFL Draft stars

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SEEN ON THE SCENE: Broadcaster Katie Couric will be in town Thursday evening for a special screening at the Chicago Cultural Center of “Under the Gun,” a documentary about gun violence issues that Couric executive produced. The event will include Roseanna Ander of the University of Chicago’s Crime Lab moderating a panel discussion following the screening. The film also will air on EPIX at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 15. … Veteran actor Chazz Palminteri was spied hanging out at Tavern on Rush the other night. … Our Town was awash in famous (and soon-to-be-famous) football faces — thanks to the NFL Draft. Among sightings were first draft pick Jared Goff celebrating at River North’s il Porcellino and Studio Paris. … Joe’s Prime Steak & Stone Crab sightings included Paul Warfield and Larry Csonka of the undefeated ’72 Dolphins, ex-Bear Brian Urlacher, ex-49er Bryant Young and ex-Patriot Kevin Faulk. … Over at Public House, fans enjoyed spotting Dan Hampton, Josh Bellamy and Marshaun Coprich. … Out at Sullivan’s Steakhouse in Lincolnshire, the Bears’ Lamin Barrow was seen dining and watching the Draft. … STK Chicago sightings included the Cubs’ Kris Bryant and MMA fighter Rashad Evans. … Over at Joy District, rapper Warren G and “American Pickers” mainstay Danielle Colby dropped by. … “Chicago Fire” star Monica Raymund slipped into Bar Toma forsome cocktails and a kale Caesar salad.

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