19 comments for “Wordless Wednesday: Uptown Theatre, Chicago (1925-2015)

  1. The Militant Negro
    May 23, 2018 at 8:14 am

    Reblogged this on The Militant Negro™.

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    • May 23, 2018 at 12:46 pm

      Thank you my dear! Hope all is well! Cher xo

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  2. May 23, 2018 at 9:40 am

    Sorry to see it go. I lived near the Granada, another Balaban & Katz movie palace, that’s since been torn down and replaced with senior housing.

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    • May 23, 2018 at 11:02 am

      Oh has it, John? I’m hoping that something is being done with the Uptown Theatre. It’s such a classic and from what I recall reading, it was quite the place for famous people to perform, “back in the day.” Cher xo

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  3. May 23, 2018 at 11:30 am

    Grand old building

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  4. May 24, 2018 at 10:25 am

    Hi Cher, I’ve nominated you for the Mystery Blogger award ‘Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one of the best out there, and they deserve every recognition they get. This award is also for bloggers who find fun and inspiration in blogging, and they do it with so much love and passion.’ as I think you totally deserve it!

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    • May 24, 2018 at 12:29 pm

      Well talk about an awesome surprise! Wow, thank you so much, Chrissie! I am indeed extremely honored and humbled by this award. Thank you, thank you!!! P.S. I do utterly LOVE writing and sharing pics about Chicago! Cher xo

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      • May 24, 2018 at 2:47 pm

        Well you’ve made me fall in love with a city in a fun and interesting way, so xx

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      • May 24, 2018 at 2:54 pm

        Ah, bless! I cannot tell you how happy that makes me feel, Chrissie! If you have any special requests for something you’d like me to write/post pictures about in Chicago, please let me know my dear! Again, thank you from the bottom of my heart! Cher xo

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      • May 25, 2018 at 10:19 am

        Is there still a blues/jazz scene in Chicago hon? That post would be cool.

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      • May 25, 2018 at 3:59 pm

        Well from what I hear, it isn’t the way it used to be but there are some places and I’ll report back to you! Cher xo

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      • May 29, 2018 at 11:06 am

        I think a lot of people in the U.K. who are into jazz and blues, automatically think of Chicago as it’s home so would be ace! Xx

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      • May 29, 2018 at 11:39 am

        Oh do they, Chrissie? I didn’t know that! Well apparently ‘back in the day’ this city was a jazz and blues mecca. It doesn’t seem to have the same status that it once had. But we do have, “Legends” which is a club owned by the “legendary” (and he sure is!) Buddy Guy! Buddy apparently shows up quite a bit at his place and talks with the patrons. But there is a rule: No one bothers him when there is a Chicago Bulls Basketball game on! *true story*! 😉 Cher xo

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      • May 29, 2018 at 12:11 pm

        Oh I love that! That’s what you would expect from an old blues guy I guess but so many musicians seem oddly removed from their actual fans, even other muso’s these days. So that’s really lovely of him. Yeah, a dudes gotta draw the line somewhere, especially for basket ball! 😁

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      • May 29, 2018 at 7:17 pm

        Isn’t that cool, Chrissie? That’s right, he’s been a Bulls fan for decades! And the fans love him and vice versa! He is a legend! Cher xo

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      • May 29, 2018 at 12:14 pm

        Oops, I nearly forgot New Orleans as well of course! What music are you into Cher?

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      • May 29, 2018 at 7:18 pm

        Now there’s a city that knows its music, doesn’t it? I like a variety of music, but my favorite genre is music like this (my fav artist): http://www.davidarkenstone.com/ Cher xo

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