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Six Injured in Riot Fest Mosh Pit

Six Injured in Riot Fest Mosh Pit

advertisement At least six people were taken to hospitals with injuries following a mosh pit at the Riot Fest music festival in Humboldt Park Saturday night. Emergency crews were called to the festival just after 11 p.m.

U.S. Cellular and Vibes Engage Summerfest 2011 Music Lovers with Mobile Marketing

U.S. Cellular and Vibes Engage Summerfest 2011 Music Lovers with Mobile Marketing

CHICAGO , Sept. 20, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Vibes, a mobile marketing and technology company, today announced the results of a successful mobile marketing campaign with wireless carrier U.S.

strongO® Spring Water Rocks Lollapalooza 2011 as Official Water Sponsor

strongO® Spring Water Rocks Lollapalooza 2011 as Official Water Sponsor

WESTON, Fla. , July 5, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — strongO ® , the natural spring water in a revolutionary paper bottle, today announced it is the official water sponsor of Lollapalooza , an experience-based destination music festival hosted in Chicago ‘s Grant Park , August 5 – 7.

Chicago Dancing Festival 5th Anniversary Program Expanded to Five Days of Free Events Aug. 23-27

Chicago Dancing Festival 5th Anniversary Program Expanded to Five Days of Free Events Aug. 23-27

“Moderns,” “MCA Moves,” “Masters,” “Muses” and “Movies” programs showcase local and national talent of the highest caliber – including Martha Graham Dance Company, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Aspen Santa Fe… Read more »

First-ever ‘Make Music Chicago,’ free all-day music festival, announces venues and talents

First-ever ‘Make Music Chicago,’ free all-day music festival, announces venues and talents

TO BE HELD ON SUMMER SOLSTICE, TUESDAY, JUNE 21 Highlights include video message from Lyric Opera Creative ConsultantRenée Fleming and performances from over 100 different musicians and groups specializing in Pop,… Read more »

LG Electronics Teams With Tribeca Flashpoint Academy to Make 3D Technology More Accessible to Budding Filmmakers, Consumers

LG Electronics Teams With Tribeca Flashpoint Academy to Make 3D Technology More Accessible to Budding Filmmakers, Consumers

CHICAGO and NEW YORK , April 6, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Joining forces with Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy, the nation’s fastest-growing media arts college, LG Electronics USA is bringing the next-generation 3D TV technology to budding filmmakers for the first time. Under this unique initiative, LG is providing students and faculty with resources to produce 3D content, as well as financial support to help drive the emerging 3D genre forward.

Illinois Film Office Launches Fourth Annual Shortcuts Competition – Winning entry receives cash prize, premiere at the 2011 Chicago International Film Festival

Illinois Film Office Launches Fourth Annual Shortcuts Competition – Winning entry receives cash prize, premiere at the 2011 Chicago International Film Festival

CHICAGO – The Illinois Film Office (IFO) today launched its fourth annual Shortcuts contest, a statewide short film competition designed to encourage growth in Illinois’ film industry. Shortcuts is open to all Illinois residents over the age of 18 and students over the age of 18 who attend Illinois colleges and universities.

Neo-Nazi Convicted Of Defiling Dozens Of Jewish Graves

Neo-Nazi Convicted Of Defiling Dozens Of Jewish Graves

It took a Chicago jury barely two hours to convict Mariusz Wdziekonski, a member of America’s largest neo-Nazi hate group, of defiling 57 graves at a Jewish cemetery in the suburbs. The headstones were spray-painted with swastikas, phrases like “Aryan Power,” and other Nazi slogans.

WATCH: Oak Park Dad Builds A Cupcake Car

WATCH: Oak Park Dad Builds A Cupcake Car

A stay-at-home Oak Park dad looking for something to do while his daughter napped in the afternoon decided to start a rather unusual project: creating a cupcake car. Don Rutledge was introduced to the concept of cupcake cars at the Burning Man festival, and told WGN reporter Marcus Leshock he enjoys the looks he gets from neighbors who see a giant, mobile pink cupcake with a bearded head sticking out of it.

Hong Kong model arrested after Nevada desert event 
    (AP)

Hong Kong model arrested after Nevada desert event (AP)

RENO, Nev. – Authorities in Nevada say a Hong Kong fashion model is facing a felony drug charge following her arrest at the Burning Man festival, along with misdemeanor vehicle charges after crashing a rented motor home into Reno’s “Biggest Little City in the World” arch.

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