Book review: In Owen Laukkanen's latest, a dog unites strangers
In "Deception Cove," author Owen Laukkanen combines a Marine veteran with acute PTSD and a newly released convict, both united by an empathic mixed-breed dog named Lucy.
Mexican American sisters of Starz's 'Vida' back amid gentrificationThe Starz drama "Vida" returns for its second season on Sunday with an even deeper exploration of an issue facing many U.S. Latino communities: gentrification.
Weekend picks: Catch D.L. Hughley at Schaumburg's ImprovD.L. Hughley closes out a standup run at the Improv in Schaumburg, the Elgin Art Showcase benefits a scholarship fund with "Love Letters," and more.
'Falsettos' tour brings Broadway vet Eden Espinosa to ChicagoBroadway veteran Eden Espinosa ("Wicked," "Rent") stars in the national tour of "Falsettos," a Tony Award-winning musical that plays the James M. Nederlander Theatre in Chicago.
6 new attractions to check out this summer in the suburbsSummer 2019 promises some exciting additions to summer's staples, including the Spring Awakening Festival in Hoffman Estates and the debut of one of the fastest roller coasters ever constructed.
Book review: Expect the unexpected in 'The Never Game'An expert tracker helps a distraught father who is convinced his daughter has been kidnapped in Jeffery Deaver's latest thriller, "The Never Game."
When we all loved 'Game of Thrones': 7 scenes of the show at its bestMuch ink has been spilled this year on the problems throughout the final season of "Game of Thrones." While some claim the finale tainted their memories of the HBO series, we still have fond memories of its eight-season run.
Weekend picks: Judas Priest slams into Rosemont; Prairie Arts fest in SchaumburgJudas Priest tours to the Rosemont Theatre, D.L. Hughley does standup at the Improv in Schaumburg, the County Pop Culture Con combines with the Grayslake Late Night Flea Market at the Lake County Fairgrounds, and much more.
These three audiobooks can be your sound of springLooking for some new audiobooks to listen to on your commute? Check out these three titles.
Julianna Margulies suits up for National Geographic Channel's 'The Hot Zone'Actress Julianna Margulies knew she was claustrophobic. But she didn't realize just how much until she had to wear a sealed, full-body biosafety suit for "The Hot Zone," a limited series airing on National Geographic Channel.
Henry VIII's wives rock out in rousing 'SIX' at Chicago ShakespeareThe British rock musical "SIX" receives a rousing North American debut at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, retelling the lives of Henry VIII's six wives as a competitive reality TV pop concert.
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