Urgency underscores Goodman's long-delayed portrait of civil rights activist 'Fannie'
The dynamic E. Faye Butler stars as the titular civil rights leader in Goodman Theatre's production of "Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer," a play-with-music as timely as today's headlines.
Festivals Oct. 27-Nov. 3: Halloween fun abounds this weekKids (and adults) will have many opportunities to wear their costumes at Halloween festivals and trick-or-treat events this weekend across the suburbs.
Halloween bar bashes, pub crawls return this yearHalloween weekend is upon us, and for all those who don't have plans yet to celebrate the spookiest weekend of the year, here are some Halloween happenings at entertainment venues in the suburbs and city.
Lake County's first Raising Cane's opens in GurneeLake County's first Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers location opened Tuesday morning in Gurnee at the strip mall anchored by the Menard's at Grand Avenue just south of Gurnee Mills.
Dining bites: Prisoner Wine Dinner, Andy's new seasonal treats & moreStart the weekend at Thorn Restaurant's four-course Prisoner Wine Dinner Friday. Plus, Two Brothers Coffee Roasters recently collaborated with Chicago's Field Museum on the new Fossil Fuel coffee and Andy's Frozen Custard is now serving apple pie and pumpkin pie treats.
Feder: Good Karma Brands names Keith Williams new boss for Chicago's ESPN 1000Good Karma Brands has moved quickly to name a new market manager for Chicago, overseeing ESPN Radio sports/talk WMVP 1000-AM.
Feder: Crain's Chicago Business cooks up deal with 'Check, Please!' creator David ManilowDavid Manilow, who created and produced the long-running weekly food show "Check, Please!" on WTTW-Channel 11, is teaming up with Crain's Chicago Business as the publication looks to expand its coverage of arts and culture.
Trick-or-treat hours throughout the suburbsThis year, Halloween falls on a Sunday. Check our list of trick-or-treat hours so you can have the candy ready when your doorbell starts to ring.
You don't have to be a wizard to enjoy Pinball Expo 2021Pinball Expo 2021 is returning for its 37th Annual Pinball Show at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 27-31.
Constable: Neither 8-tracks nor CDs nor virus can scratch vinyl marketVinyl records survived 8-track, CDs and even digital streaming. And when the pandemic threatened, vinyl record sales skyrocketed at shops like Kiss The Sky in Batavia.
Senators put YouTube, TikTok, Snap on defensive on kids' useSenators put executives from YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat on the defensive Tuesday, questioning them about what they're doing to ensure young users' safety on their platforms.
Best Bets: Kevin Costner to rock the reopening of Des Plaines TheatreKevin Costner & Modern West reopen the renovated Des Plaines Theatre Sunday, Black Violin plays the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan Friday, and comedian and self-styled psychic Karen Rontowski performs seasonal standup sets this weekend at Zanies in Rosemont.
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: What are my favorite 'singalong' songs?I must say, singing out loud at our live shows is one of the biggest pleasures for me! And as a child of the '70s classic rock era, I have a few faves I join in with the lead singer and once again prove to all that I belong more in front of a microphone than behind one.