Mural marks Glen Ellyn as center of the coming Fridamania
A new Frida Kahlo mural will help Glen Ellyn become the epicenter of Fridamania when College of DuPage opens a major exhibit of her paintings in June.
Barrington's first drive-in concert a go for FridayIn an effort to get creative during COVID-19, the village of Barrington will offer its first drive-in concert Friday night featuring the folk, pop and rock fusion of local favorite Pat McKillen.
National Coffee Day: Dunkin', Krispy Kreme and more offering free coffee todayNational Coffee Day -- Tuesday, Sept. 29 -- only comes once a year, so take advantage of these free coffee deals while you can.
New Frida Kahlo book coincides with buildup to COD exhibitA new Frida Kahlo biography is essential reading for fans waiting for "Frida Kahlo: Timeless," the blockbuster exhibit coming to the College of DuPage a year later than originally planned as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Review: Nick Hornby creates a couple worth cheering forHas the world ever needed a Nick Hornby book more than it does today? The British novelist who gave us "High Fidelity" and "About a Boy" is back with "Just Like You," an endearing love story that defies convention.
Feder: John Owens to lead Chicago TV AcademyJohn Owens, a writer-producer for Chicago-based Weigel Productions and adjunct professor at City Colleges of Chicago, has been elected president of the Chicago/Midwest chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Coming to the Raue Center in 2021: 'MasterChef Junior'The live version of "MasterChef Junior" makes at stop at Crystal Lake's Raue Center for the Arts in April 2021.
Geneva High School's symbol-filled mural honors Class of 2020A team of students, parents, teachers and community members came together to create a mural displayed at Geneva High School honoring the Class of 2020.
Chicago a cappella goes online for its new seasonChicago a cappella has pivoted to an online season under new artistic director John William Trotter of Wheaton. The vocal ensemble is planning a cabaret concert on Oct. 3, plus other virtual offerings amid the coronavirus pandemic.
In the time of COVID, local haunts adopt 'scary safe' precautionsWhile the COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered several Chicago-area haunted houses, Aurora, Elgin and Zion haunts will open in time for the season, with safety precautions in place including temperature checks, enforced social distancing and mandatory face coverings.
Q&A with Jamie Lee Curtis: Why letting your 5-year-old watch 'Halloween' is just wrongGeoff Edgers spoke with actress Jamie Lee Curtis about photography, parental guidance on movies and more on his weekly Instagram Live chat.
Images; Through the Film Magnifier: Carlton Fisk, The Kingston Trio, Dudley Moore, a beard contest and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Bill Veeck, George Hamilton, Bridge Club, Stateville Prison riot and more