Mike Ramsey

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Mike Ramsey’s journalism career has encompassed print, broadcast and digital media. He grew up in the southwest suburbs and is an alum of Joliet Junior College and the University of Illinois, with a master’s degree in public affairs reporting.

​In his spare time, Ramsey writes short fiction, paints, plays guitar and listens to obscure film soundtracks, preferably on vinyl.​

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    Music Box Theatre
    October 24, 2018 - 5:55 pm

    Orson Welles's final film project, The Other Side of the Wind, has been assembled, at long last. Chicagoans can see it on a local theater screen the first weekend of November.

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    courtesy: CatVideo Fest
    August 31, 2018 - 5:45 pm

    Meow hear this: CatVideoFest, a traveling compendium of, yes, cat videos, comes to The Music Box Theatre Sept. 9.

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    An assortment of books and videos about martial-arts legend Bruce Lee (Mike Ramsey/WBBM Newsradio)
    August 02, 2018 - 9:00 am

    Author Matthew Polly shows the good and the bad of the martial-arts legend -- and explains what he thinks really caused Bruce Lee's untimely demise in 1973.

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    Iconic image from '2001: A Space Odyssey' (Warner Bros. Pictures)
    May 16, 2018 - 4:05 pm

    Film director Christopher Nolan was behind an effort to strike a pristine 70mm print of the Stanley Kubrick classic, which is at Chicago's Music Box Theatre for the movie's 50th anniversary.

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    Artist Ivan Albright's depiction of 'The Picture of Dorian Gray,' at the Art Institute of Chicago
    May 04, 2018 - 6:46 am

    His work is not for everybody, perhaps. But there was nobody quite like Chicago painter Ivan Albright. The Art Institute presents a new exhibit showcasing the artist's preoccupation with...

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    The Alley Chicago
    A branded table at The Alley, which has reopened, partly as a coffee shop. (WBBM Newsradio/Mike Ramsey)
    April 16, 2018 - 6:23 am

    Mark Thomas's latest version of The Alley has a leaner, meaner demeanor -- and a newly opened gastro cafe run by restaurateur Michael Markellos.

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