Dining events: Free doughnuts for National Doughnut Day Friday
Dunkin', Krispy Kreme and Stan's Donuts are ready to dole out free doughnuts for National Doughnut Day Friday, plus more restaurants return for outdoor dining and summer grill specials, this week on the suburban dining scene.
Artists, festival producers adapt to virtual suburban art fairs this summerAmy Amdur, president and CEO of Amdur Productions, thought she had seen it all. In 37 years of producing outdoor art fairs in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin, Amdur has dealt with extreme heat, unseasonable cold, high winds, hail and flooding. "The current situation with the pandemic is something I never ever anticipated," Amdur said. Art fair producers and artists alike are having to adapt because of COVID-19.
15 television dramas and comedies worth re-watchingIt may seem counterintuitive to re-watch shows in the era of Too Much TV, but certain occasions -- weeks of social distancing, for example -- can be ameliorated by returning to old favorites.
Lin-Manuel Miranda doc postponed out of solidarity with protestersJust two days before it was to begin streaming, "We Are Freestyle Love Supreme," a documentary about the hip-hop improv group with Lin-Manuel Miranda and friends, postponed its release out of solidarity with protesters.
'Couchical'? Performers create online videos for Lincolnshire's Marriott TheatreCouch-set musicals, a cooking show and an interview series are among the online videos created by Marriott Theatre stars as stages remain dark.
Alt-rock ZORILA plays Sound Check's first full-band livestream FridayWith new music on the horizon, alternative rock band ZORILA joins Sound Check's concert/interview series at 7 p.m. Friday, June 5, on Instagram.
A song to make you smile: 'Friday I'm In Love'Here's a song chosen to lift you out of your coronavirus funk.
Sound check: Paul Cebar on the road, Ron Onesti on the screenFitzGerald's continues its weekly concert series, and Ron Onesti presents two livestream performances this weekend.
Suburban officials hopeful AMC Theatres will surviveDespite AMC Theatre's pronouncement that it might not survive the shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, local officials are optimistic the nation's largest theater chain will rebound and again welcome movie lovers.
5 hot tickets: 'Come From Away' in Chicago; Black Violin in Waukegan on saleTickets on sale this weekend: 'Come From Away' return engagement in Chicago, Black Violin and Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox at the Genesee in Waukegan and more.
How local Pride events have adapted due to COVID-19Pride Month celebrations are going online or being adapted as drive-by events in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Events this weekend include the Buffalo Grove Pride Drive.
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