Secluded stars: Rachel Brosnahan celebrates Emmy nominations for 'Mrs. Maisel'
Secluded stars: Former Highland Park resident and "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" star Rachel Brosnahan tweeted out appreciation for her show's 20 Emmy Award nominations.
Wauconda's annual Art on Main exhibition is nearly ready to launchThe folks behind Wauconda's annual Art on Main showcase aren't letting the COVID-19 pandemic stop their creative plans.
Libertyville musician busks for charity with 'Bassoons Filling Bellies'A Libertyville bassoonist and six friends are using their talents to help feed the hungry.
When Laurie Kilmartin's mom was dying of COVID-19, she turned tragedy into comedy. It's what she always does.Laurie Kilmartin doesn't flinch from brutal truths while sitting before a small screen. "I've had a pretty interesting pandemic," Kilmartin, a stand-up comic, tells her Zoom room. "My mother actually died of COVID about five weeks ago." Every punchline is landing because Kilmartin -- a writer for TBS's "Conan" since 2010 and a comedian for three decades -- is gifted at turning her personal pain into public laughter.
Feder: Pat Cassidy keeps Newsradio on top of the Chicago radio morning ratingsIn the first full ratings period since Felicia Middlebrooks retired as his co-anchor, Pat Cassidy retained the top spot (and the same audience share as last month) as solo morning anchor at Entercom all-news WBBM 780-AM/WCFS 105.9-FM.
Feder: 'Chicago Tonight' adds weekend shows to amplify Black, Latino voicesStarting the weekend of September 12, Brandis Friedman will host "Chicago Tonight: Black Voices," at 6 p.m. Sundays. Hugo Balta, news director of WTTW, will host "Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices" at 6 p.m. Saturdays.
Daily Herald Cruise Night revved up for Aug. 5 returnIt's been a wild and wacky summer. But if there's one thing to bring out smiles, it's getting back to gathering with fellow auto enthusiasts at the first Daily Herald Cruise Night of the season on Wednesday, Aug. 5, in Bloomingdale.
Beyonce's 'Black Is King' on Disney+ takes viewers on extraordinary journeyBeyonce's new film "Black Is King" takes viewers on a journey of Black art, music, history and fashion as the superstar heads to Africa to tell a story matched to epic songs she created while inspired by "The Lion King."
Music review: The Psychedelic Furs' newest an excellent comebackThere's a comforting familiarity to "Made of Rain," the Psychedelic Furs' excellent new release and their first studio album in 29 years.
Suburban art fairs re-imagined as socially distanced 'art walks'Suburban summer art fairs postponed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic return in a modified, physically distanced format with mandatory face coverings and timed admission.
Wendy Osefo is a professor, political commentator and philanthropist. She's also the newest 'Real Housewife.'Wendy Osefo may be the newest cast member of Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Potomac," which premiered Sunday, but she isn't your typical housewife. At 36 years old, the Nigerian-born mother of three is the first Black woman to earn a PhD in public affairs and community development at Rutgers University; is an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins; and regularly appears on national TV networks providing analysis on race and politics.
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: Take me out to the ballgame … and concert hallBaseball is back … kind of! Who would have thought we would be going through all of this AND a 60-game season with no fans in the seats? This MUST be some sort of bad dream; somebody wake me up! But regardless, I love my baseball, and will take it any way I can get it!
Through the Film Magnifier: Bill Veeck, George Hamilton, Bridge Club, Stateville Prison riot and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Doug Buffone, Cloris Leachman, draft registration, aerobics class and more