Widescreen: The biggest difference between 'The Mandalorian' and the rest of the 'Star Wars' universe
"The Mandalorian" is a special and different entry in the "Star Wars" universe, and your ears will tell you why.
Holzhauer's in the lead heading into Friday's 'Jeopardy!' tournament finaleA "Jeopardy!" watch party set for Friday in downtown Naperville among supporters of contestant James Holzhauer can start on an upbeat note with the Naperville North High School alum in the lead of the show's Tournament of Champions.
Weekend at play: Laugh with Jimmy Pardo in Rosemont and Rita Rudner in Crystal LakeRita Rudner returns to the Raue Center, Jimmy Pardo records "Never Not Funny" at Zanies in Rosemont and Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" begins at the Paramount Theatre. Here are five things to do this weekend.
Movie review: Divorce tale 'Marriage Story' a perfect union of writing and actingScarlett Johansson and Adam Driver give wonderful performances as a divorcing couple in Noah Baumbach's devastating and hilariously authentic "Marriage Story."
Feder: 'Game changer' Jimmy de Castro retiring as Entercom Chicago bossLegendary media entrepreneur Jimmy de Castro, who downsized and revitalized the seven Chicago radio stations owned by Entercom Communications, is ready to take a gamble on his next adventure, Robert Feder writes.
Movie review: Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen charm in con-fueled 'The Good Liar'The wonderful Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen fully embrace "The Good Liar," a silly cat-and-mouse where nothing is quite as it seems.
Feder: Radio traffic ace Bart Shore lands air shift at 93.9 Lite FMListeners know Bart Shore as one of Chicago radio's most familiar traffic voices. Now the Wilmette native is going back to his record-spinning roots, Robert Feder writes.
Concerts: Throwbacks kick off a night of musical nostalgia at Penny Road PubThe Throwbacks play punk-infused takes on old favorites along with Killing Me Smalls and The Double '00s at Penny Road Pub; Logic at the Allstate Arena; Briston Maroney plays Schubas; The Cyberiam hits RocHaus; and much more.
On stage: 'Pete the Cat' bounds onto the McAninch Arts Center stageFirebrand revives Patsy Cline tuner; holiday-themed "Eleanor's Very Merry Christmas Wish" premieres; and Second City sends up holiday movies, this week in Chicago-area theater.
Step back in time as Elgin Theatre Company presents 'An Elgin Old Tyme Holiday Radio Show 3'The Elgin Theatre's Company's production of "An Elgin Old Tyme Holiday Radio Show 3" is designed to transport the audience to the time when the biggest stars performed on radio.
Writers Theatre's 'The Niceties' wages an intellectual war over historyA student and professor battle over history and power in "The Niceties," a searing 2018 college drama by Eleanor Burgess in a brilliant Chicago-area premiere at Writers Theatre in Glencoe.