CHICAGO – Standing up at the Lyric Opera house in Chicago is unusual before a show. But in this case, it was the night after a tragedy, and the operetta “The Merry Widow” – set in Paris, France, in 1905 – was about to unfold. The orchestra struck up La Marseillaise, a reminder that we’ll always have Paris.
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CHICAGO – In our latest edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: DVD, we have 10 DVDs up for grabs to the hilarious Showtime comedy “All Star Comedy Jam,” which is hosted by Cedric the Entertainer. Directed by Leslie Small, this also features Shaquille O’Neal, Shaunie O’Neal, DeRay Davis, Tommy Davidson, Kevin Hart and Aries Spears. The DVD’s street date is Sept. 8, 2009.