New Joffrey season includes move to Civic Opera House, world premiere of 'Of Mice and Men'
The Joffrey Ballet celebrates 25 years in Chicago with a move to the Civic Opera House. Its 2020-21 season features company premieres of "The Little Mermaid," "Manon," "Serenade" and the world premiere of "Of Mice and Men."
Name a family from the suburbs on 'Family Feud' Feb. 25. Answer: The BobeksMembers of the Bobek family, who hail from Bartlett, Wood Dale, Bolingbrook and Harwood Heights, represented their Polish roots while competing on "Family Feud."
5 events for $5 (or less): Mardi Gras parties in Aurora and Chicago; a FanFest in Mount ProspectLooking for budget-friendly fun? Visit the Illinois Plastic Kit & Toy Show in Wheaton, take in a FanFest for sci-fi and fantasy devotees in Mount Prospect or attend Mardi Gras events in Chicago and Aurora.
Gabutto Burger to open this spring on Randall Road in ElginBurgers with a Japanese twist are coming soon to the Randall Road corridor. Gabutto Burger is expected to open this spring in Elgin, just north of I-90.
LeAnn Rimes comes to Genesee Theatre in AprilCountry star LeAnn Rimes performs at the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan Saturday, April 11. Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 21.
Feder: Chicago radio ratings: 93.9 Lite FM notches historic victoryWLIT 93.9-FM remained the most popular radio station in the Chicago area during January, according to Nielsen Audio figures released Tuesday.
Feder: Big 95.5 counting down 'Top 1,000 Country Songs of All Time'All this week on WEBG 95.5-FM they're counting down the "Top 1,000 Country Songs of All Time," Robert Feder writes.
Feder: Hulu + Live TV to carry all Cubs gamesThe Marquee Sports Network inks deal for Hulu to carry Cubs games on live TV.
Feder: Larry Lujack, Dick Biondi rock into new Hall of FameChicago radio legends Larry Lujack and Dick Biondi have been named charter inductees in the Hall of Fame of the new Illinois Rock & Roll Museum on Route 66 under construction in Joliet.
Popcorn and a chardonnay? Glen Ellyn movie theater considers selling alcoholAn iconic movie house in downtown Glen Ellyn is looking to sell alcohol to try to better compete with nearby theaters that all boast extensive cocktail menus.
Why did I fall for 'Love Is Blind'? Because Netflix is really good at making reality TVFor all the money it spends trying to win Oscars and Emmys, have you noticed that Netflix is better at making the cheap stuff? Maybe this is why on a recent afternoon I started watching Netflix's "Love Is Blind" and didn't stop until I'd finished all 10 hours of it.
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: Where have all the ballrooms gone?Back in the '40s and '50s, there was a grand ballroom in every neighborhood, and every classy restaurant had a bandstand and dance floor. There was the Paradise Ballroom and regal Aragon Ballroom in Chicago. Most of the grand ballrooms are gone today. Yet, as a second round of the Roaring Twenties is just beginning, hopefully these magical experiences of great food, classic cocktails and vintage ambience will continue to gain in popularity.
Through the Film Magnifier: Dallas Green, Tony LaRussa, The Lone Ranger, electric cars, a war protest and more