'I felt all the beauty of Earth': Shatner spins space stories in Rosemont
Four days after reaching the final frontier, William Shatner was talking Sunday to a packed ballroom of fans in Rosemont.
4 actors, 1 room unspool a shooting's aftermath in 'Mass'Four adults gather in a non-descript meeting room at a church six years after a shooting at a high school. And for almost 100 minutes, they talk. Fran Kranz's "Mass," which is now playing in theaters, is a stripped-down and powerful production about how people involved in a tragedy figure out how to keep going.
Book review: Ron and Clint Howard reveal Hollywood success story"What was it like growing up on TV?" That's the question, along with the death of their father in 2017, that prompted Ron Howard and his brother, Clint, to co-write a memoir of their childhood called "The Boys." It's wholesome, earnest and contains just enough tidbits about Mayberry and "Happy Days" to satisfy ardent fans.
'The Batman' trailer unveils Pattinson in dark, violent turnWarner Bros. has unveiled its trailer for "The Batman," which features Robert Pattinson's first bone-crunching turn as a DC Comics superhero. The trailer unveiled Saturday at the DC Fandome event shows Pattinson's Dark Knight methodically taking down bad guys despite being outnumbered and his Batsuit absorbing multiple bullets.
Barrington's 20th annual Scarecrow Festival brings families togetherSpooky Halloween music filled the air welcoming families to the 20th annual Scarecrow Festival Saturday at Barrington's Memorial Park.
All heroes will wear masks this year at the final Wizard World ChicagoThe comic-con traditions of Wizard World Chicago return this weekend to Rosemont for the last time before rebranding under new ownership in 2022.
Tony Fitzpatrick returns to College of DuPage for one last museum show, but 'it's not the end of anything'"Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue" opens Saturday at the Cleve Carney Museum of Art on the campus of the College of DuPage. Fitzpatrick insists it's his last museum show, and he's completely at peace with that. "It's not the end of anything," he said.
'A welcoming environment': After pandemic delay, new Wheeling restaurant opens to customersA much-anticipated addition to the Wheeling Town Center complex has opened its doors.
Boo! CBS sitcom 'Ghosts' combines misfit spirits, feel-good charmThe title seems to be a dead giveaway, but there's more to the new CBS comedy "Ghosts" than things that go bump in the night. "We totally think of this show as 'What We Do in the Shadows' meets 'Ted Lasso,'" said producer Joe Wiseman.
National Indo-American Museum opens in LombardThe National Indo-American Museum (NIAM) opens on Saturday in the Umang and Paragi Patel Center, a former mid-century medical building in Lombard. The inaugural exhibition is "E/Merge: Art of the Indian Diaspora" and features contemporary works by nine artists.
Paranormal Cirque isn't for families, or the faint of heartIf you crave cirque-inspired entertainment with a touch of the macabre, the R-rated Paranormal Cirque under a sprawling tent in Aurora's Premium Outlets parking lot Oct. 14-24 could be the seasonal show for you.
Through the Film Magnifer, Walter Payton, Shadow Traffic, Danny Thomas at Woodfield Mall, Julia Child and more