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Chicago 'Cloud Tax' Adding 9 Percent Charge to Audio and Video Streaming

Residents of Chicago are already well familiar with the city's taxes on various forms of entertainment, and now those taxes will be passed along to streaming services such as Spotify for music and Netflix for video. The "cloud tax" will be 9 percent.

'Chicago,' 'Cats,' 'The Lion King' and More: Broadway's 7 Longest Running Theater Productions

This week marks several important dates for long-running Broadway productions, as Grease closed on this date during 1980 after 3,883 performances—at that point the record for longest running show in history in the New York theatre district—and ...

Brandy Norwood - Singer / Actress Set to Make Her Broadway Debut in 'Chicago'

Actress-singer Brandy Norwood is slated to make her Broadway debut in "Chicago" later this month.

CBS Ready to Go Dark on Dish Network This Thursday if Carriage Deal Isn't Reached

As many as 14 million Dish Network subscribers could find themselves without access to CBS's programming if a new contract isn't in place by 7pm on Thursday. The network claims to have worked hard with Dish Network to reach a new agreement for ...

Fused Muse Ensemble Draws Attention to Environmental Issues Through Music, Dance and Video at Constellation in Chicago

The Fused Muse Ensemble will present “Breaking Ice,” a program of multimedia works that draws attention to climate change, melting icebergs and the fragility of nature, at Constellation in Chicago on October 16-18.

Wilco Announces Residency At Chicago's Riviera Theatre, Huge Rarities Box Set Release [TRACKLIST]

Wilco's six-night residency titled "Wilco Winterlude 2014" in the band's hometown of Chicago will take place at the Riviera Theatre, the group recently announced.

O'Hare Airport Fire in Chicago Has Created the Biggest Air Traffic Snarl Since 9/11: FAA

It is amazing how one small fire at Chicago's O'Hare Airport has tangled flights for days.

Original 'Chicago' Cast Making Guest Appearances for Show's Record-Breaking November 23 Performance

Of all the Broadway shows, few have packed them in over the years such as Chicago. The November 23 performance of the musical is going to be a hot ticket now that we know the show's original cast will be making guest appearances throughout the ...

Chief Keef Takes Shots At "Hot N---a" Rapper Bobby Shmurda On New Song "Beetle Juice" Featuring Fredo Santana [LISTEN]

Chief Keef just released a new song featuring Fredo Santana called "Beetle Juice" and it sounds like he's taking shots at "Hot N---a" rapper Bobby Shmurda.

6 Artists Who Debuted With Double Albums: Chicago, Frank Zappa, And More

Double albums are often seen as exercises in self-indulgence, so the only time an artist can usually get away with releasing one is well into their career, such as the Beatles' "White Album" or Led Zeppelin's Physical Graffiti. However, there have ...

Historic Chicago Venue Bans EDM Shows

A historic Chicago venue reopened its doors but under one condition. Get the deets here.

Lollapalooza Attendee Attacked and Bitten During Arctic Monkeys, Turns To Reddit To Help Find Attacker

Ben Lenet was enjoying the Arctic Monkeys set at Lollapalooza on Friday when he was suddenly attacked. He and two of his friends had to fight off a strange man who reportedly approached them from behind and bit Lenet so hard that a chunk of flesh was ...

‘David Bowie Is’ Documentary Will Open In 100 Theaters In September, Exhibit Heads To Chicago

David Bowie Is, a documentary film directed by Hamish Hamilton about the “touring art exhibition” of the same name, will soon be released in over 100 theaters in the United States, Rolling Stone reports, beginning on September 23. The film ...

Christopher Theofanidis on ‘The Legend of the Northern Lights' Music and Stunning Video Imagery

'The Legend of the Northern Lights,' an unusual work by Christopher Theofanidis that combines music with stunning imagery of the aurora borealis, will be presented at the Grant Park Music Festival in Chicago on August 8 and 9.

‘Evil Dead: The Musical,’ Possessed by Demons and Infectious Harmonies, Lurches into Chicago on Its North American Tour

'Evil Dead: The Musical' refuses to die. Its misbegotten life started in Toronto 10 years ago, where it was an instant hit. And now it's coming to Chicago, preparing to wreak three weeks of musical mayhem at the Broadway Playhouse from September 23 ...

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