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‘I did eat quite a lot of mud’ making new film, says Robert Pattinson

The actor was constantly wet and dirty during the ‘exhausting’ shoot of ‘The Lighthouse.’

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Horoscope for Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019

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Remy Bumppo, Court Theatre top the 2019 Equity Jeff Award recipients

At a gala ceremony at Drury Lane Oakbrook, Joseph Jefferson awards were handed out in 34 categories celebrating Chicago’s Equity theater community.

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R. Kelly divorce lawyer splits with singer, asks judge to order him to pay her $12,000-plus

Lisa Damico was hired as Kelly was facing jail for not paying $160,000 in child support

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Documentary recalls when Chicago activist groups formed an alliance in 1969

The collective work of groups representing Latinx people, African Americans and poor whites is the subject of "The First Rainbow Coalition" at the Chicago International Film Festival

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Rob Warmowski, dead at 52, started surf-punk band the Defoliants, also played with Buzzmuscle, SIRS

UPDATED: A benefit concert in the musician’s memory is being held from 5 to 10 p.m. Oct. 21 at Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., with Steve Albini as emcee and dozens of Chicago musicians performing.

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Artist John M. Downs, a witness to history in a long career with Sun-Times, Daily News, has died

Taught by artist LeRoy Neiman at the School of the Art Institute, he stared down John Gacy as he sketched the serial killer in court. He won. Gacy broke eye contact first.

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Dear Abby: My boyfriend never disciplines his rude, volatile preteen son

Woman would love to marry this man but dreads being a stepmom to this violent, hot-tempered kid.

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Horoscope for Monday, Oct. 21, 2019

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Jennifer Lawrence marries art dealer in Rhode Island

The Oscar winner trades vows with Cooke Maroney at a mansion ceremony attended by Emma Stone, Kris Jenner and Amy Schumer.

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Dread, intrigue lurk in A Red Orchid’s ‘Grey House’

Menacing children take in stranded strangers in unnerving staging of Levi Holloway’s play

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Nickelodeon’s ‘The Casagrandes’ extols Mexican American life via animation

The long-awaited spin-off from the network’s popular animation series, "The Loud House" seeks to tackle family-oriented themes like love, friendship and jealousy.

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Lincoln Presidential Library receives book collection of famed biographer

The books that once belonged to Benjamin Thomas could be a gold mine for Lincoln scholars as many of them contain the author’s handwritten comments, observances and notations.

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Today at the Chicago International Film Festival: Ken Loach takes on the gig economy

Also screening: Chinese live streamers in "Present. Perfect.’ and an animated look at the Taliban in ‘The Swallows of Kabul’

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Ravinia president and CEO Welz Kauffman stepping down from festival’s helm

Kauffman will depart after the 2020 season, which will mark his 20th year with the Ravinia Festival.

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Today at the Chicago International Film Festival: the travelogue ‘It Must Be Heaven,’ a fest highlight

"Portrait of a Lady on Fire" and "Fire Will Come" also highlight the weekend

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‘Watchmen’ worth watching for clever plot twists, outstanding acting

Based on the groundbreaking graphic novel, the HBO series depicts turning points in the history of an alternate U.S. in which Robert Redford is president and the police patrol in disguise.

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Prince’s previously unheard acoustic demo of ‘I Feel For You’ released

The stripped-down, intimate demo of the Grammy-winning track features nothing but Prince, who was 20 at the time, and his acoustic guitar for over four minutes.

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Chicago-born artist Hebru Brantley is back for a massive, new installation in Pilsen

His ‘Nevermore Park’ opens Oct. 24 and will submerge guests in the loose narrative of his iconic characters ‘Flyboy’ and ‘Lil Mama.’

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‘The King’ has more Timothée Chalamet than Shakespeare

The actor portrays the man who will be King Henry V in a simplification of three plays by the Bard.

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‘Modern Love’ transforms N.Y. Times columns into smart, funny video vignettes

New Yorkers fall into intriguing relationships in the Amazon anthology series.

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‘Parasite’ review: Insightful social satire earns its twists and turns

One of the best movies of 2019, Bong Joon Ho’s latest is a film of dramatic power, innovative comedy, romantic poetry and melancholy beauty.

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Renowned headache expert Dr. Seymour Diamond, who embraced transgender actor-grandson, dead at 94

Zach Barack came out as his ‘Papa’ turned 90. The doctor’s daughter says: ‘My dad called Zach and told him he loved him no matter what . . . He got everything he could read on transgender issues and educated himself.’

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Dear Abby: Advice for a mom no longer in love with her husband

Readers suggest beginning therapy, seeing a gynecologist or just sticking it out.

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Horoscope for Friday, Oct. 18, 2019

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Tonight at the Chicago International Film Festival: Catherine Deneuve in ‘The Truth’

The South American slapstick comedy ‘Aleli’ and a short on Chicago violence also highlight the night.

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Patti LaBelle celebrating milestone year for a trio of albums with an evening of soul, friends

This year marks the 40th anniversary of "It’s Alright with Me," the 30th anniversary of "Be Yourself" and the 25th anniversary of "Gems."

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Kanye West film trailer for ‘Jesus Is King’ released: WATCH

The film is set to hit IMAX theaters for a one-week, limited release beginning Oct. 24.

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Rachel Maddow, new James Patterson novel top Publishers Weekly best-sellers list

The MSNBC host again is No. 1 for hardcover nonfiction list with ‘Blowout,’ and ‘The 19th Christmas’ is tops for hardcover fiction, an accustomed spot for the novelist.

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Each movement says a mouthful in Joffrey Ballet’s ‘Jane Eyre’

A unique vocabulary of gestures tells the classic Charlotte Brontë story in a haunting piece of dance theater.

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Here’s the Dish: NBC Sports Chicago unlikely to appear on satellite provider anytime soon

When it relaunched Oct. 1, NBCSCH had agreements with more than 50 carriers. Only Dish and its streaming service, Sling, didn’t return.

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10:45 p.m. start time very much in vogue (and worth the wait) when you’re Madonna

The pop music icon delivered a potent three-hour spectacle Wednesday night at the Chicago Theatre where she kicked off the first of seven shows at the venue.