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In Memoriam … Brother John Salyers

In Memoriam … Brother John Salyers

  Updated - August 18, 2019   It is with great sadness that we share the news that Union Brother and Former Local 769 President John Salyers passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019.  Visitation will be held at Hodapp Funeral Home, 7401 Vine St., Cincinnati (Carthage), Ohio 45216 on Monday, August 19 from 5-8 PM. Visitation also at Mt.

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Working for a hard life is not a crime!

Working for a hard life is not a crime!

  Working Hard for a Better Life Is Not a Crime. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the recent workplace #ICERaids in

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Franchises like ‘Black-ish,’ ’911,’ ‘Chicago P.D.’ building bigger TV universes

Franchises like ‘Black-ish,’ ’911,’

Franchises like ‘Black-ish,’ ’911,' ‘Chicago P.D.’ building bigger TV universes By Amber Dowling, Variety Tribune Content Agency | Aug 12, 2019 | 2:46 PM   "Mixed-ish" is a spinoff of ABC's "Black-ish," which aired a flashback episode of Bow and her siblings back in May. (Handout / ABC)   Expanded universes, travelling

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#15CANTWAIT: Rally for a $15 Minimum Wage in Chicago

#15CANTWAIT: Rally for a $15 Minimum Wage in Chica

Chicago workers can't wait for a living wage of $15 an hour. August 22nd is Black Women's Equal Pay Day. Black women make 61 cents to every dollar. a white man makes. Stand up for black women. Stand up for workers. Rally to tell Chicago Aldermen to pass the #15CantWait ordinance. Thursday, August 22 - 12 noon to 1 pm James

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New Fox drama series to film at Cinespace

New Fox drama series to film at Cinespace

John Slattery stars in Fox’s “neXt”   “neXt” — a modern-day series about technology run amok — will start shooting in Chicago this Fall   Cinespace Chicago Film Studios announced today that Fox’s new American drama series, neXt, will film at its West Side campus this fall. The studio announces the news less than 24 hours

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Cinespace announces 2019 production lineup

Cinespace announces 2019 production lineup

From Winger Marketing - Aug 6, 2019   Chris Rock stars in “Fargo” on FX The largest film studio in the Midwest prepares for a busy season of hit shows with 13 new interns   Cinespace Chicago Film Studios, based on the west side of Chicago, and currently the second-largest film studio in the country, welcomes back many popular

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‘Six’ rewrites Broadway playbook

‘Six’ rewrites Broadway playbook

  Hot musical ‘Six’ rewrites Broadway playbook with fast return to Chicago   Here is how Broadway musicals usually work. Someone has (or someones have) an idea. There’s a simple New York workshop. Then, maybe, a full-on, out-of-town tryout in a city like Washington, D.C., Seattle or, most often, Chicago. Then a Broadway run.

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IL Film Office’s 30% Tax Credit Extended

IL Film Office’s 30% Tax Credit Extended

From left to right: Dick Wolf (Creator), S. Epatha Merkerson (Chicago Med), Governor Pritzker, Jason Beghe (Chicago PD), David Eigenberg (Chicago Fire) and Senator Elgie Sims.   ATTENTION: The Illinois Film Office's 30% Tax Credit Extended to

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FILMSCAPE Chicago – September 7 & 8

FILMSCAPE Chicago – September 7 & 8

More than a trade show. Free, two-day event featuring classes taught by seasoned professionals and gear presented by dozens of vendors at Cinespace.  Filmscape Chicago is a cinema and television production expo that focuses on community building, providing two days of completely free education for technicians, film students, and local

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Tax credits extended to keep ‘Chicago Fire,’ others in Illinois

Tax credits extended to keep ‘Chicago Fire,’ o

Workers prepare sets for “Chicago P.D.,” “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago Med” and the now-canceled “Chicago Justice”  at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios. (Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune 2016)   Tax credits extended to keep ‘Chicago Fire,’ others in Illinois Pritzker says South Works studio plan could see benefits By Dan

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