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Tavi Gevinson Scores a Lead Role in a Feature Film; Chicago's Ikea Gets an Environmentally Friendly Make-Over

Meet Tavi, the actress, via Racked LA
Meet Tavi, the actress, via Racked LA

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Here's what happened today in Racked cities around the country:

LOS ANGELES—Blogging ingenue Tavi Gevinson will add another role to her resume: feature film actress. She signed with agency UTA and has already scored the lead role in writer-director Nicole Holofcener's untitled film for Fox Searchlight. Where can we pre-order tickets?

NEW YORK—Introducing the Christian staffing company that provides fashion events with all those pretty waiters.

CHICAGO—The Windy City's Ikeas are getting outfitted in 248,700 square feet of solar panels.