Sound check: JDR & the Broadcast drop new release at Aurora's The Venue
Aurora's JDR & the Broadcast plays a release show at The Venue, Take the Reins headlines an ALS benefit at BrauerHouse and Bitter Jester opens submissions for this summer's music series.
Best Bets: Groundhog Days in Woodstock; Winter Blues Summit in Arlington HeightsBest Bets: Groundhog Days return to Woodstock, Hey Nonny and other venues host a Winter Blues Summit and The Metropolitan Opera presents a live global screening of The Gershwins' "Porgy and Bess" in select cinemas.
Spotlight: Drury Lane revives the Gershwin classic 'An American in Paris'Drury Lane revives a Gershwin classic "An American in Paris," Writers stages the domestic drama "Stick Fly," Citadel presents "The Fantasticks" and the sixth Chicago Musical Theatre Festival returns, this week in Chicago-area theater.
Book review: Dundas delivers fast-paced plot in 'The Blaze'"The Blaze," Chad Dundas' second novel following his critically acclaimed "Champion of the World," is both a cleverly plotted mystery and a touching account of a wounded veteran trying to rebuild his life.
Eat chocolate, feel good at Naperville charity Chocolate Walk Feb. 8Gather some friends and join the Feb. 8 Downtown Naperville Chocolate Walk, which benefits housing, counseling and drug prevention services for youths.
Naval Station Great Lakes cancels 2020 4th of July CelebrationNaval Station Great Lakes near North Chicago is calling off its popular 4th of July Celebration this year due to a large number of other events scheduled to take place at the base the same week.
Naperville Bar Louie closure reflects 'chain-wide issue'Bar Louie in downtown Naperville has closed, one of a reported 38 locations of the gastropub chain to shut its doors in a bankruptcy filing, downtown business officials said.
DC Comics-inspired 'Arrow' wraps up its eight-season run on The CWThe CW is wrapping up its Arrowverse. The network's DC Comics-inspired "Arrow," starring Stephen Amell as the title superhero, ends its run with a retrospective and finale on Tuesday, Jan. 28.
Rafer Weigel: 'Fox 32 let me go' after revenge porn allegationsRafer Weigel, the Chicago television news anchor who got caught up in a tawdry scandal involving texts of nude photos and allegations of revenge porn, said he was fired Monday from Fox-owned WFLD-Channel 32.
New owner for Cafe Fourteen on Northwest Highway in PalatineCafe Fourteen on Northwest Highway in Palatine has been sold by its longtime owner to a chef who most recently worked for a local brunch chain.
Naperville native realizes his Disney dream in design competitionThis Naperville native is a theme park lover who placed third in a Disney Imagineering competition. Here's his story.
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: The 'Raging Bull,' a sweet guyEach week, so many of you turn to Page 6 of the Daily Herald's Time Out! section to see which rock 'n' roller backstage story I will have. But my behind-the-scenes escapades are not solely limited to the field of music. There are many "celebs" from other worlds with whom I happen to cross paths on a regular basis. Especially in sports!
Through the Film Magnifier: Dallas Green, Tony LaRussa, The Lone Ranger, electric cars, a war protest and more