Sound check: Toronzo tries again after rained-out truck show
FitzGerald's Stay-At-Home show with Toronzo Cannon was rained out last week, but they rescheduled it to make this a two-show weekend; Side Street's Battle of the Bands starts Friday and Saturday.
Oak Brook's First Folio Theatre streams award-winning 'Cymbeline'There's no live Shakespeare under the stars this summer at First Folio Theatre, but the Oak Brook theater streams the next best thing, a video of its Joseph Jefferson Award-winning 2013 premiere of "Cymbeline: A Folk Tale With Music" adapted from Shakespeare's comedy.
Steve Carell's 'Space Force' has a troubled launch, even with heroic efforts from John MalkovichIt seems that one could almost write Netflix's "Space Force" jokes in one's sleep. Unfortunately, that seems to be precisely what co-creators Greg Daniels and Steve Carell have done with their disappointingly clunky new comedy series, which spends a lot of effort just trying to get off the ground. How could this show have failed?
Five memorable items at the Dunn Museum in LibertyvilleBecause the public can't visit the Bess Bower Dunn Museum in Libertyville due to the state's stay-at-home order, Kim Mikus asked its curators to share a few memorable and favorite items from the exhibition galleries and collections.
Suburban restaurants prepare to reopen -- with precautions -- for outdoor diningRestaurants are taking multiple steps to reopen for outdoor dining on Friday, including reducing patio capacity, creating dining areas in parking lots and more.
Phillip-Michael Scales brings acoustic blues to Sound Check livestream FridayDive-bar soul singer Phillip-Michael Scales -- this week's guest on our Chicago Sound Check Presents livestream -- is using the COVID-inspired solitude to better himself as a performer. "It really forces you to sit and write and get better at saying what you want to say."
Feder: 'I'm Back' podcast reveals Michael Jordan's secret workout"I'm Back," a one-hour podcast chronicling Michael Jordan's return to the Chicago Bulls in 1995 -- including the revelation that he secretly worked out with the Golden State Warriors before his comeback to the NBA -- has just been produced by NBC Sports Chicago.
Arlington Heights art teacher brushes aside COVID-19Christine Thornton's new Hello Art Studio in Arlington Heights was going great until the pandemic hit and she was forced to close the doors in March. Today, she's running some popular online classes, and says "We're going to be OK."
A song to make you smile: 'Move On Up' by Curtis MayfieldHere's a song chosen to lift you out of your coronavirus funk.
As Arlington Heights prepares for outdoor dining, Fausto's Italian Kitchen is closingWhile a select number of downtown Arlington Heights restaurants will be open Friday for alfresco dining, one longtime downtown eatery confirmed Thursday that it is closing up shop.
Reality star Doute to appear in Naperville shop's first virtual author visitAnderson's Bookshop in Naperville, a popular site for well-known authors to visit pre-pandemic, is jumping into the world of virtual events with its first online author experience scheduled for June 3.
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: Memorial Day thoughts on Arcada HeroesThis Memorial Day had an additional meaning to me. As I sat home in quarantine lockdown, I had the time to formulate an additional perspective about this day of remembrance. I was going through some old photos and came upon a picture of our former pipe organ master, Jim Shaffer.
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