Weekend at play: Husky Heroes at Morton Arboretum, Loverboy at the Genesee
Husky Heroes races into the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, more than 450 pianists of all ages perform during American Grands 25 in Elgin and Canadian rockers Loverboy headline Waukegan's Genesee Theatre.
Horror film 'The Turning' offers muddled take on madnessA governess at a secluded Maine estate confronts troubled children and terrifying ghosts in "The Turning," the lastest film based on Henry James' horror novella "The Turn of the Screw."
Concerts: Cold War Kids at the Riviera Theatre; Squirrel Nut Zippers at the ArcadaThe Cold War Kids rock Chicago's Riviera Theatre; Squirrel Nut Zippers take the Arcada stage; Flowtone and North and Wells Band at Cubby Bear; and more.
'The Song of Names' mixes coming-of-age story with off-key mysteryThe two narratives of the film drama "The Song of Names" -- the first a compelling coming-of-age story, and the second a more prosaic whodunit -- converge with less than harmonious results.
Feder: Former ABC 7 reporter Paul Meincke recovering from heart surgeryPaul Meincke, the legendary former Chicago television newsman, is on the mend in Los Angeles after undergoing emergency surgery for a torn aorta, Robert Feder writes.
On stage: Porchlight & Windy City revive classics, Chicago Shakes premieres Jane Austen-inspired tunerPorchlight Music Theatre celebrates Duke Ellington with the greatest-hits revue "Sophisticated Ladies," Elgin Fringe Festival hosts a Winter Mini Fringe, and Chicago Shakespeare Theater premieres "Emma," this week in Chicago-area theater.
'Once On This Island' is a Caribbean cornucopia of theatricalityDirector Michael Arden's Tony Award-winning revival of "Once On This Island" is likely missing some of its original intimacy, but the reconfigured touring version still abounds with theatrical wonderment and heartbreaking woe.
10 hot tickets: Alice Cooper in Rosemont Theatre, Alicia Keys in Chicago and more on sale this weekendTickets on sale this weekend: Alice Cooper at the Rosemont Theatre, Bon Jovi and Bryan Adams at Chicago's United Center, Alicia Keys at Northerly Island in Chicago and more.
Oscar catch-up: You can watch all five documentary nominees at homeFour of the five nominees for this year's documentary feature Oscar are available on streaming services, and the fifth airs this weekend on TV.
Dining out: $1 cinnamon rolls Friday at new Cinnaholic in SchaumburgGet $1 cinnamon rolls from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday during the grand opening of Cinnaholic in Schaumburg; Geneva Restaurant Week continues while the Naperville and Chicago Restaurant Weeks start Friday; and Rookies offers $1 specials, this week on the suburban dining scene.
Jim Lehrer of the 'MacNeil-Lehrer Report' dies at 85Jim Lehrer, co-host and later host of the nightly PBS "NewsHour" that for decades offered a thoughtful take on current events, has died, PBS said Thursday. He was 85.
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