CHICAGO LIVE! Kicks off Season II with Six Topical Shows and Celebrity Guests.

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Chicago, Thursday, February 10, 2011. Get the inside story on what’s happening in the Windy City from those in the know at CHICAGO LIVE!–a fast-paced 60-minute program featuring live entertainment, interviews, performances by Second City and more in the intimate surroundings of Chicago Theatre Downstairs.  The new season, hosted by Chicago author, reporter and radio/TV personality Rick Kogan, kicks off today and continues Thursday evenings through March 17, 2011.

Highlights for this series include: Chairman of the 2011 Chicago Auto Show, Kevin Mize; Chicago Tribune film critic Michael Phillips with last minute information on the Academy Awards; 4-Star Chicago Chef Grant Achatz; Desiree Rogers, former White House social secretary; and Marc Smith, creator of the poetry slam–just to name a few.  See the complete line-up in the slide show below.

Tickets.
Tickets are $20 and available at The Chicago Theatre box office and Ticketmaster outlets or online at www.thechicagotheatre.com and www.ticketmaster.com. By phone at 800 745 3000.
All shows start at 6:30p.m. and run one hour.  175 N. State Street.

PLEASE NOTE: The live shows are taped for broadcast (and podcast) on WGN Radio (720AM) Saturdays at 11 pm.  Show recaps and behind-the-scenes footage are also available at www.chicagolive.com. CHICAGO LIVE! is a partnership between the Chicago Tribune and Second City.

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