Paramount Theatre in Aurora returns to live shows with 'Kinky Boots'
The Paramount Theatre in Aurora has announced a return to live performances with "Kinky Boots." Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein's Tony Award-winning musical will premiere Aug. 18.
Crystal Lake Central grad Grace Kinstler will compete in 'American Idol' finaleLakewood native and "American Idol" finalist Grace Kinstler was one of three contestants whom America voted Sunday to proceed to the show's final round next week.
Morning shows extend the day to cope with viewer erosionFor generations of Americans, the traditional morning TV shows have been habitual places to turn to for some news and a check of the traffic and weather as they got ready for work and hustled the kids off to school. Yet who cares about the traffic and weather if you're not leaving the house?
Book review: Witty friends bond in 'People We Meet on Vacation'A truly good romantic comedy, whether it be a novel or a movie, builds a case for the relationship. In Emily Henry's latest book, "People We Meet on Vacation," she does just that, introducing Poppy and Alex, two polar opposites who met in college but happened to both be from the same town in Ohio.
Pam Dawber guest stars as a reporter on husband Mark Harmon's 'NCIS'It's taken a long time, but Pam Dawber finally is working with her husband. Mark Harmon, star and executive producer of "NCIS," welcomes his "Mork & Mindy"-alum spouse to her third of four scheduled guest appearances on Tuesday, May 18.
No maskless free-for-all yet: Here's where precautions remain in place in the suburbsNumerous entities -- from pharmacies to schools, cinemas and religious organizations -- said Friday they will continue to require face masks to prevent spread of COVID-19 in the short term, despite the federal government relaxing rules for fully vaccinated Americans. That cautious approach comes amid two days of churn and some confusion.
Passing on your password? Streaming services are past itMany of us were taught to share as kids. Now streaming services ranging from Netflix to Amazon to Disney+ want us to stop. That's the new edict from the giants of streaming media, who are hoping to discourage the common practice of sharing account passwords without alienating subscribers who've grown accustomed to the hack.
Book review: Stacey Abrams writes a legal-political thrillerStacey Abrams' "While Justice Sleeps" is a deftly written page-turner -- understated action, vivid characters and a tense, plausible plot.
Barry Jenkins on his unflinching epic 'Underground Railroad'When Oscar-winning director Barry Jenkins was considering adapting Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about the Underground Railroad into a limited series, he kept hearing the same thing: Impossible. But Jenkins made it possible. "The Underground Railroad" is now streaming on Amazon.
CNN's Sanjay Gupta worries about a muddled pandemic messageAt this stage in the pandemic, CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta is concerned that Americans are not getting clear enough messages about what they should or shouldn't be doing to keep themselves and others protected.
'I had a lot of emotions that night': Elgin couple get engaged on ABC's 'Pooch Perfect'An Elgin couple competing together on the ABC network dog grooming show "Pooch Perfect" got engaged during Tuesday's episode. Alyssa Kasiba and Justin Dorn have made it to the final three and will compete for the $100,000 prize on next week's episode. Locally, they operate a mobile dog grooming business called Simply Diffurent.
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