Weekend picks: Comedian Dave Coulier plays the Raue Center
Comedian Dave Coulier does a standup set at Crystal Lake's Raue Center for the Arts, Tony Award-winning star Bernadette Peters plays Aurora's Paramount Theatre and much more.
Smoked meat, roasted corn and blues artists highlight Little Bear RibfestThe Vernon Hills Park District opened its ninth annual Little Bear Ribfest Friday night.
Constable: Grifters, grafters, govs and Blago leave Lincoln cryingFilmmaker John Davies, who grew up in Wheaton, combines the fate of felonious former Gov. Rod Blagoevich and comedy in his new film, "Lincoln Is Crying." Using the fictional great-great-great-grandson of Abe Lincoln, the film uses humor to recap our state's long history of political corruption.
Fortnite World Cup audience shows fan base isn't just young menNew numbers that show the Fortnite World Cup's U.S. audience was older and more female than might be expected. It also was as big a draw as traditional sports.
Aidy Bryant tries her hand at fashion with plus-size lineWorld, meet Pauline. Aidy Bryant has rolled out the start of a new plus-size fashion line named for her great aunt, but the "Saturday Night Live" star is starting small with just one dress in three blue styles, a solid, a stripe and a gingham.
Analysis: Gadgets are boring, but video games are cooler than everFor many categories of consumer electronics, the titans of Silicon Valley churn out indistinguishable products, while the video game industry represents the rare corner of the business not entirely hampered by hegemony.
What keeps Dierks Bentley going? His family and the great outdoors.On Friday, Aug. 23, country music star Dierks Bentley is bringing his high-energy show to the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park. "Playing Chicago's always a big deal," he says in an interview.
5 things to do this weekend in the suburbsBernadette Peters performing Broadway show tunes at Aurora's Paramount Theatre and comedian Dave Coulier doing standup at Crystal Lake's Raue Center are just two of many fun options for the weekend.
Mud volleyball, truck and tractor pull draw visitors to Elburn Days festivalOne fun thing leads to another at this weekend's Elburn Days celebration. The truck and tractor pulls beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, in the turf parking lot at Elburn Lions Park will ready the earth for Sunday's messy competition: mud volleyball. Just add water.
Enjoy carnival rides and more along the river at South Elgin Riverfest ExpressFerris wheel riders at South Elgin's Riverfest Express festival will be treated to a special treat Saturday -- the sight of fireworks bursting across the night sky from their perch high above the Fox River's reflecting waters. The fest returns to Panton Mill Park Aug. 16-18 with carnival rides, food, music and a car show.
Director Gary Griffin goes 'Into the Woods' at Writers TheatreAcclaimed director Gary Griffin and Writers Theatre artistic director Michael Halberstam journey "Into the Woods" for Writers' in-the-round revival, a first for the Glencoe theater.
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