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A car rounds a turn on a track at Dads Slot Cars in Des Plaines, which closed permanently Sunday.

At the finish line: After 32 years, Dad’s Slot Cars in Des Plaines closes

After more than three decades of bringing families together to share a love of racing, the checkered flag fell Sunday on Dad’s Slot Cars in downtown Des Plaines. Opened b...

A lawyer has filed another legal complaint of sexual assault against Gérard Depardieu on behalf of a movie decorator who alleges the French actor groped her during filming in 2021.

Actor Gérard Depardieu faces another sexual assault complaint as #MeToo echoes through French cinema

French actor Gérard Depardieu faces another complaint of sexual assault, this time from a movie decorator who alleges he groped her during filming in 2021.

Cillian Murphy, left, Emily Blunt and Robert Downey Jr. arrive at the 35th Annual Producers Guild Awards on Sunday, Feb. 25, in Los Angeles.

‘Oppenheimer’ keeps devouring awards with top prize at Producers Guild, with Oscars up next

With two weeks to go before the Oscars, “Oppenheimer” looks unstoppable. Director and producer Christopher Nolan’s tale of the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer and the birt...

Great things come in small packages: Goodman Theatre delights with its scaled-down version of Mozart's “Magic Flute.”

A new classic: Goodman’s ‘Matchbox Magic Flute’ an enchanting re-imagining of Mozart’s beloved opera

For her beguiling reimagining of “The Magic Flute,” adapter/director Mary Zimmerman scaled back Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s beloved 18th-century singspiel. But she did not skimp.

Glen Ellyn’s restaurant week runs from Friday, Feb. 23, through Sunday, March 3, and includes about 20 eateries and bars.

Dining out: Glen Ellyn Restaurant Week, another Dave & Buster’s opening and more

Glen Ellyn’s Restaurant Week starts Friday, the Lake County Craft Beer Festival comes to Grayslake Saturday, and Dave and Buster’s is opening its new Schaumburg location on Monday.

Neo Del Corral, a remarkable young dancer/actor/singer, plays the titular character in Paramount Theatre's “Billy Elliot The Musical.” Del Corral shares the role with Sam Duncan.

‘Billy Elliot’ soars: Paramount’s 4-star revival a spectacle in every respect

Rooted in the notion that art can uplift and inspire, transform an individual and unite a community, Paramount’s “Billy Elliot The Musical” is a grand, Broadway-style show.

Israeli cafe owner Dina (Sophie Madorsky) and Egyptian conductor Tewfiq (Rom Barkhordar) bond over music and old movies in Writers Theatre's “The Band's Visit.”

Experience Writers Theatre’s exceptional ‘Band’s Visit’

A chamber musical about music’s capacity to unite and soothe, “The Band’s Visit” at Writers Theatre is uncommonly lovely and exquisitely intimate.