Award-winning Wheaton actress shares life-changing discovery in new memoir
Wheaton actress Cory Goodrich went from award-winning theater artist to author after her mother's 2017 death revealed a life-altering secret.
HBO Max's 'Locked Down' mirrors real quarantine experiences -- minus a heistDoug Liman's "Locked Down," one of the first and most ambitious films to be conceived and shot during the pandemic, is, like our own quarantine experiences, erratic, a little absurd and sporadically delightful.
Service opportunities, virtual events abound for Martin Luther King Jr. DayMonday, Jan. 18, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This year, due to the pandemic, the civil rights leader will be remembered through online tributes and service opportunities and projects.
Widescreen: Hollywood Bowl comes home, virtually of courseLive outdoor concerts? During COVID-19? PBS makes it possible with the new limited series "In Concert at the Hollywood Bowl" premiering at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, on WTTW Channel 11.
Stars return to inauguration, with J.Lo, Lady Gaga set to performThe A-list is back. Inauguration officials announced on Thursday that Lady Gaga and J. Lo would appear in person on Jan. 20, with Gaga singing the national anthem as Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are sworn in on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol, and Jennifer Lopez giving a musical performance.
New Chick-fil-A opening Thursday in ElginChick-fil-A is opening its 36th Chicago-area location Thursday in Elgin at 1110 S. Randall Road.
Sound check: Livestream Andrew Salgado, Jimmy Eat World, MLK Day specialDarien native Andrew Salgado's "ESCAPE 2020" virtual tour; Jimmy Eat World launches the Phoenix Sessions; Sweet Honey in the Rock from the Lincoln Theatre; Beach Bunny's busy week; and more.
Smashburger opening Friday near Woodfield MallSmashburger returns to Schaumburg Friday after a six-year hiatus at a new location in a prominent outlot building north of Woodfield Mall.
Feder: Three jobs cut in 'incredibly painful' layoffs at Univision Chicago stationsVeteran sports director Hector Lozano and midday co-host/entertainment reporter Aureliano "Auri" Salgado were among three longtime staffers at Univision Chicago who lost their jobs this week in a companywide restructuring.
From RVs to boxcars: 6 unique outdoor dining experiences in the suburbsSince an indoor dining ban took effect in Illinois, suburban restaurants have been developing creative ways to continue serving customers during the winter.
Carey Mulligan elevates 'Promising Young Woman' into feminist vigilante thrillerCarey Mulligan's immersive portrait of a wounded young woman who targets male predators propels the daring thriller "Promising Young Woman."
St. Charles' new sensory garden will be a place for everyoneThe St. Charles Park District is planning a Memorial Day grand opening for its new sensory garden and inclusive playground, currently under construction in Pottawatomie Park.
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: Really gonna miss Tommy LasordaAs current president of the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame, and someone who has been blessed to call Tommy Lasorda a close friend for more than 30 years because of it, I was deeply saddened this week as we lost another American hero.
Through the Film Magnifier: Glen Campbell, Steve Garvey, Globetrotters, Scrabble tournaments and more