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How Chicago shaped Stephen Colbert

The soon-to-debut Late Show host long ago left the city where he found his comedic voice. But Chicago has never left him.

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It's our annual, comprehensive guide to the Chicago Jazz Festival.

ON THE COVER: Photo of Mark Turner by Paolo Soriani
The Reader's Bar Guide: Hundreds of bars searchable by neighborhood and our top recommended watering holes in Chicago
The People Issue. 20 stories exploring what makes Chicago work.

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