Frank E. Lee
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Frank E. Lee was born and raised on the south side of Chicago. His education in the Chicago Southwest Christian School system left him ill-prepared for a career as a rock superstar, so he turned to the radio. [Read Frank's Full Bio]
It was on this day that a Union general issued one of the most monumental orders in modern military history. It didn’t change things overnight and a long road lay ahead, but it was an [...]
The recently deceased former mayor of New York Ed “How am I doing?” Koch spent a long time planning his final resting place and it still turned out wrong. (Don’t spend too much effort making [...]
Leon Russell, singer-songwriter-arranger-producer-piano man comes to town bearing all his impressive gifts and impeccable musical resume for a pair of XRT shows tonight and tomorrow night at the City Winery. As someone who began their [...]
Last week, I had a chance to talk with two titans of modern music and literature: John Mellencamp and Stephen King. They spent many years working on something they have never done before: a supernatural [...]
The quest for the Stanley Cup, the best trophy in professional sports, (the green jacket for the Masters is a close second) begins tonight at the United Center. Judging by the number of kiosks and [...]
There’s an old saying “Never eavesdrop lest you be vexed” but apparently our national security apparatus will take that chance. Monitoring the general public has always been a popular pursuit of leadership, but with hyperlinks [...]
Several places claim to be the birthplace of the hamburger, but it is almost certainly as old as bread and meat itself. Today, it has reached the point of a religious totem and is often [...]
It’s the Chicago Blues Fest this weekend in Grant Park, our annual celebration of one of America’s finest music forms. The modern electric blues combo was invented and perfected here in the world’s most beautiful [...]
The Man of Steel, the latest movie version of the Kryptonian (and the first to be filmed just outside the WXRT studios) comes out next week. It covers the familiar origin story with new actors [...]
Imagine the future. Not next week or next year but millenia or eons down the timeline. Chicago is gone leaving only legends behind like Troy or Atlantis. The surface geography is different and the tectonic [...]
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- Win a $100 Five Roses Gift Card!In celebration of the MB Financial Park at Rosemont’s FREE weekly concert series: “Rockin’ in the Park,” enter for a chance to win a prize from an MB Financial Park venue! This week, enter to […]
- Win Tickets To The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity FestivalFunny Or Die Presents The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival Join us for this unique comedy festival featuring Dave Chappelle, Flight of the Conchords, and many more at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre on August 31! […]
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