Perry's Steakhouse & Grille is readying to open in Vernon Hills its third suburban location. This is a representative photo of the dining room in the Richmond, Virginia restaurant.

Perry’s Steakhouse to open third Chicago-area location as part of Hawthorn mall redevelopment in Vernon Hills

Texas-based Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille plans to open its third Chicago-area location April 15 as part of the ongoing Hawthorn mall redevelopment in Vernon Hills. The fre...

Richard Marx plays Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre Friday, March 1.

Sound check: Richard Marx, Tony Orlando and the indie Winter Prom

Crooner Richard Marx returns to Chicago; Tommy Kessler and Damager head up Beat Kitchen’s Winter Prom; and Tony Orlando brings his “Farewell Tour” to the suburbs this weekend.

Moody Czech astronaut Jakub (Adam Sandler) feels like he’s losing touch with reality while out in space in “Spaceman.”

Movie review: It’s lonely out in space for Adam Sandler in pensive sci-fi psychodrama ‘Spaceman’

When Adam Sandler, as moody Czech astronaut Jakub in Johan Renck's “Spaceman,” is asked during a broadcast to Earth if he's lonely, he answers in platitudes, but his eyes betray the truth. Yes, he is lonely. Very lonely.

Big Chicken in Rosemont will celebrate founder Shaquille O’Neal’s birthday on Wednesday, March 6, with free ice cream cones for all guests, while supplies last.

Dining out: Free ice cream for Shaq’s birthday, kids’ cooking classes and more

Big Chicken in Rosemont will celebrate founder Shaquille O’Neal’s birthday on Wednesday, March 6, with free ice cream cones.

Grave Digger barrels into Monster Jam Friday through Sunday, March 1-3, at Allstate Arena in Rosemont.

Things to do March 1-7: Monster Jam, DuPage Comic Con and more

Mark your calendars for Monster Jam at Allstate Arena, the DuPage Comic Con in Wheaton, “The Price Is Right Live” at the Chicago Theatre and more this weekend.

Vic Kuligoski, left, plays Skunk and John Drea plays Badger in Lifeline Theatre's premiere of “Skunk and Badger,” a family-friendly play about acceptance and friendship adapted from Amy Timberlake's children's book.

Spotlight: Lifeline Theatre adapts children’s fave ‘Skunk and Badger’

The unlikely friendship between a skunk and a badger inspired Lifeline Theatre’s family-friendly premiere “Skunk and Badger,” beginning performances this week along with Goodman Theatre’s Chicago premiere of Margaret Atwood’s “The Penelopiad.”

“Dune: Part Two” follows the rise of Paul Atreides (Timothee Chalamet).

‘Dune: Part Two’ sustains the dystopian dream of ‘Part One’

Like its predecessor, “Dune: Part Two” thrums with an intoxicating big-screen expressionism of monoliths and mosquitos, fevered visions and messianic fervor — more dystopian dream, or nightmare, than a straightforward narrative.