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Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein in Chicago with Live Portlandia Show

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Portlandia is one of the most buzzed-about shows on TV right now. It's a sketch comedy show led by Saturday Night Live's Fred Armisen and indie rocker Carrie Brownstein.

The two are touring the country with a live stage version of the show, including a stop at the Hideout in Chicago Wednesday night night, and they joined us to talk about the show’s success.

Armisen said he has fond memories from his time spent in Chicago, and credits it with much of his musical and comedic development. Brownstein will be back in town soon with her band for a show at the Metro.
 

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