Joe Keefe out as Metropolis Performing Arts Centre executive director
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre artistic director Joe Keefe is out after almost six years at the helm of the Arlington Heights theater following an investigation which board president Stephen Daday would not divulge.
'Shang-Chi' tops box office for 3rd straight weekend"Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings" is the top film at the box office for the third straight weekend, but the muted reception for Clint Eastwood's "Cry Macho" suggests older moviegoers still aren't as eager to return to theaters.
Jessica Chastain redeems a televangelist in 'Tammy Faye'In "The Eyes of Tammy Faye," which Searchlight Pictures releases in theaters Friday, Chastain gives perhaps the most ambitious performance of her career so far. It's the first time she's tackled a decades-spanning biopic with all the transformational trappings -- the make-up, the prosthetics, the accent. It's a big swing, one Chastain was hungry for.
Libertyville's Lambs Farm celebrates 60th anniversary with animals, music and moreLambs Farm in Libertyville marked its 60th anniversary Sunday with rides, crafts, music and, of course, animal visits.
Images: Through the Film Magnifier: Johnny Morris, Fleetwood Mac, Elliott Gould, Santa's Mailbox and moreSee vintage Daily Herald photos of Johnny Morris, Elliott Gould, Santa's mailbox, Fleetwood Mac and more in our latest "Through the Film Magnifier" gallery.
'The Crown,' 'Ted Lasso,' 'Queen's Gambit' and Netflix overall top Emmy AwardsNetflix's "The Crown" and "The Queen's Gambit" combined with Apple TV+'s "Ted Lasso" to win top series honors at the Sunday's Emmy Awards, a first for streaming services that cemented their rise to prominence in the television industry.
Feder: WCPT hires Edwin Eisendrath as Saturday afternoon hostEven he knows you don't replace a Dick Kay. But in the nine weeks Edwin Eisendrath has been filling in Saturday afternoons on WCPT 820-AM, he's shown himself to be an adept, articulate and inspired choice as successor.
Ken Burns profiles boxing champ 'Muhammad Ali' in PBS documentary seriesMuhammad Ali made a huge mark inside the boxing ring and out. And now he's getting the Ken Burns treatment in a multipart documentary on PBS.
Batavia author, Suicide Hotline volunteer to sign new bookRober Breisch has logged 19 years as a suicide prevention hotline volunteer. He shares some of his insights in his new book.
Des Plaines Fall Fest offers plenty of chances for funA reptile show, carnival rides, food and music are among the varied offerings at Des Plaines Fall Fest.
Constable: Artist's stroke of inspiration with kids turns summer from gloomy to gloriousWhen a girl and a woman from different backgrounds bonded over art, something wonderful happened. Carol Keene opened up her Buffalo Grove backyard to scores of kids, and painting classes led to a summer of love.
Through the Film Magnifer, Walter Payton, Shadow Traffic, Danny Thomas at Woodfield Mall, Julia Child and more