Selena Gomez takes the heat in her new HBO Max cooking show 'Selena + Chef'
Singer-actress Selena Gomez slices and dices in "Selena + Chef," debuting Thursday, Aug. 13, on the new HBO Max streaming service. The 10-episode series was shot in the kitchen of Gomez's new Los Angeles-area house. Her grandparents and two friends, who have been quarantining with her, serve as taste testers. "I really thought this would be something lighthearted because I was getting definitely down," she said.
How Batavia plans to draw more visitors to North River Street businessesOutdoor dining tables, umbrellas, lighting and additional signage are among the fixtures Batavia officials believe could help beautify and draw visitors to North River Street.
Album review: Deep Purple evokes best years on mighty 'Whoosh!'"Whoosh!" makes it three-for-three for the pairing of Deep Purple and producer Bob Ezrin, an album that at its numerous heights evokes the band's most successful era of the early '70s.
Book review: Deceit and desire await in White's 'A Saint From Texas'There is a lot to appreciate in Edmund White's "A Saint from Texas": the artful prose, the vivid storytelling, the darkly whimsical tone.
Feder: Former Tribune publisher Tony Hunter to head McClatchy newspaper chainIn a stunning announcement Friday, former Chicago Tribune publisher Tony Hunter was named CEO of McClatchy Co., the bankrupt newspaper chain acquired in a court-approved sale last week by New Jersey hedge fund Chatham Asset Management. Since 2019 Hunter has been chairman of Revolution Enterprises, a multi-state cannabis firm based in west suburban Elmhurst.
Want to spend a day in Chicago? Top attractions have changed in light of COVID-19If you are heading into Chicago for a few hours, you won't be competing with as many tourists as in the past. But you will have to plan ahead -- and study up on safety rules.
Phelps, Ohno open up about suicide, depression in new docStephen Scherer, Jeret Peterson and Kelly Catlin have two things in common: They all reached their dream of becoming Olympians, and they all died by suicide. Athletes are opening up about their mental health struggles in "The Weight of Gold," a new documentary on HBO exploring depression and suicide among the world's top athletes and what should be done to address the problem.
For Liam Neeson and son, 'Made in Italy' was a family affairWhen Liam Neeson sits down with a script, he usually knows within five pages whether he wants to do it. He found himself unable to break away from James D'Arcy's "Made in Italy," about an artist and his estranged son who reunite to sell the family's Italian home. He had another thought, too: What if his son, Micheal Richardson, could also play his son in the film?
Naperville's India Day to be 'scaled-down,' but still a celebrationOrganizers of the sixth annual India Day festival in Naperville are planning a scaled-back event with a car parade and fireworks to adhere to COVID-19 precautions.
'Friends' reboot delayed indefinitely nowProduction of the "Friends" reunion special has now been delayed indefinitely, several media reported over the weekend.
Widescreen: Home release of 'Mulan' is a necessary gamble for DisneyDisney's home release of "Mulan" is the kind of bold move you need to make after losing $4.7 billion, says Widescreen's Sean Stangland.
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: Take me out to the ballgame … and concert hallBaseball is back … kind of! Who would have thought we would be going through all of this AND a 60-game season with no fans in the seats? This MUST be some sort of bad dream; somebody wake me up! But regardless, I love my baseball, and will take it any way I can get it!
Through the Film Magnifier: Bill Veeck, George Hamilton, Bridge Club, Stateville Prison riot and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Doug Buffone, Cloris Leachman, draft registration, aerobics class and more