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July 2008

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Hip-Hopera

People’s Choice
Kevin Coval—the charismatic Def Poetry vet, cofounder of the teen poetry festival Louder Than a Bomb, and (ahem) recently featured Chicago single—performs selections from his latest book of poetry, Everyday People, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31st and Friday, August 1st at…

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The Parent Trap

Everyone Prefers Blondes
The camera loved her; men swooned for her; and ladies are still mimicking her iconic style. Life as a Legend: Marilyn Monroe traces the definitive blonde bombshell from Norma Jean to screen queen in an exhibition of 300 Marilyn-centric works by more than 80 artists and photographers, including…

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Francophone Call

It’s Quebec versus France in a battle royale of weekend whimsy: While Canada’s Cirque du Soleil continues to camp out in the parking lot of the United Center, Paris’s Compagnie Transe Express stakes out some prime lakefront airspace. In the latter’s free spectacle, Maudits Sonnants: Celestial Carillon, performers suspend themselves…

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Patriot Games

Yankee Doodle Daughter
Hillary Clinton won’t be the next female president, via this election cycle anyway, but the new documentary What’s Your Point, Honey? aims to figure out who might bring a little …

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