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[Interview] Meet SCDT Artist Lourdes Taylor

Accomplished dancer Lourdes Taylor plans to wow the Chicago audience with her dance skills this Friday during An Evening with the South Chicago Dance Theatre: Celebrating Five Years. Lourdes, who is a Chicago native, has an extensive resume that includes … Continue reading

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“Black Panther”: Chicago Philharmonic Performs The Score On Juneteenth Weekend

Famous musical guests Massamba Diop (drum player from “Black Panther” fame) and Chicago native flutist Steve Kajula join conductor Emil de Cou for the upcoming Marvel Studios’ Black Panther Live in Concert! (Diop alone is a world renowned tama Senegalese … Continue reading

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Todd Shoemaker’s “Dead Man Running” Film Is Famous At Southern Film Fest

Todd Shoemaker‘s Instagram post:

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Bears Share Their “NFL Draft” Plans

The schedule below is subject to change, but this is the way the Chicago Bears plan to choose their new star athletes. The annual NFL Draft starts on Thursday. All the best to Da Bears!

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Jane Jenkins Herlong’s “Sweet Tea Secrets From The Deep-Fried South” Releases Today

The famous Southern humorist Jane Jenkins Herlong returns with her 5th book titled “SWEET TEA SECRETS FROM THE DEEP-FRIED SOUTH: Sassy, Sacred, Southern Stories Filled with Hope and Humor.” The trivia/novelty book is suppose to be filled with 50 unique … Continue reading

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BTSCelebs to Review Chris Fabry and Kendrick Bros’ “Lifemark,” From “War Room” Fame

If you were a fan of “War Room,” “Overcomer” and the classic faith film “Courageous,” this new book “Lifemark” is a must read!

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Val Warner Wraps Up Morning News Gig + “Windy City Live” Welcomes First In-Person Guest In Years

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[Guest Blogger] How Novels Can Equip Us to Be More Compassionate

I learned to write in a nontraditional way. I didn’t major in creative writing and honestly don’t think I ever took a class specifically meant to teach me to write. All of my education on the subject came from the … Continue reading

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[Interview] 7 Questions With Billie Jauss

BTSCelebs: Who is Billie Jauss professionally?  Billie Jauss: I am an author of two books, “Distraction Detox” and “Making Room.” I host the podcast “start small BELIEVE BIG,” and I speak at events large and small sharing how we can … Continue reading

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[Interview] 7 Questions with SXSW Hosts And “Astrid & Lilly Save the World” Stars, Jana Morrison and Samantha Aucoin #SXSW #gg

Today, the spotlight gets placed on the gaming world for its outstanding art, design, narrative, gameplay, cultural innovation and more through the “SXSW Gaming Awards.” This year’s award ceremony is scheduled to stream live via SXSW Online and their Twitch … Continue reading

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