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Live Review and Gallery: Andrew Bird at Allstate Arena

Live Review and Gallery: Andrew Bird at Allstate Arena

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Andrew Bird Friday, January 20, 2017 Allstate Arena A week after performing for A Prairie Home Companion at Symphony Center, Andrew Bird returned to open for the Lumineers at Allstate Arena. Showing his hometown roots, Andrew Bird marveled at finding himself onstage at the former “Rosemont Horizon.” He stopped short of naming shows he had […]

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Wilco at the ballpark!

Wilco at the ballpark!

| July 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sunday, July 8th was the Geneva convention for Wilco fans, who flocked to Fifth Third Ballpark to watch their heroes with Andrew Bird and The Congregation.

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Interview: Ian Schneller & Andrew Bird

Interview: Ian Schneller & Andrew Bird

| December 1, 2011 | 1 Comment

Modern-art museums scare people. Maybe it’s a conservative hatred of the NEA and controversial exhibits, or a preemptive exhaustion for an afternoon to be spent doubting, That‘s art? Getting in the door is the hardest part.

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Woodstock started today . . .

Woodstock started today . . .

| August 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

. . . and The Spirit Of Peace And Music Festival begins this weekend in Freeport, just west of Rockford. Also this week, donate some coin for the damaged Garfield Park Conservatory, see George Thorogood revisit Chess Records, and Incubus commit career suicide. The inaugural Spirit party launches Friday and lasts all weekend, during which […]

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Plus or minus

Plus or minus

| December 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

The plus/minus stat remains unique to hockey, an exploitable but generally accepted measurement of a skater’s defensive worth. It’s an aggregate of the number of times a player is on the ice when his team scores either at even-strength or shorthanded, versus the amount his side concedes while at equal numbers or on the power […]

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