'Game of Thrones' review: Self-aware finale knew it was risky
David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the "Game of Thrones" showrunners, again use their characters to talk directly to the audience in the final episode of HBO's epic fantasy series.
'Game of Thrones': Five disappointing things about the final seasonSean Stangland picks five disappointing things about the divisive final season of HBO's "Game of Thrones."
'Game of Thrones': Five great things about the final seasonSean Stangland picks five great things about the divisive final season of HBO's "Game of Thrones."
Des Plaines turns to familiar name in suburban entertainment to operate historic theaterA familiar name in suburban Chicago show business could soon be taking over day-to-day operations of the Des Plaines Theatre.
'John Wick 3' dethrones 'Avengers: Endgame' with $57 millionThe box office has a new king and his name is John Wick. The third installment of the hyper violent Keanu Reeves franchise has taken the top spot at the North American box office and ended the three-week reign of "Avengers: Endgame."
Feder: Progressive talk WCPT to lose syndicated morning host Bill PressAnother liberal talk show host is about to leave WCPT 820-AM, the Newsweb Radio progressive talk station, Robert Feder writes.
Plan ahead: Josh Groban comes to Ravinia, rockers play 'Kings of Chaos' concert at RiverEdgePlan ahead: Josh Groban plays the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, rock stars populate the "Kings of Chaos" concert at Aurora's RiverEdge Park and "The Dog and the Funny Show with Doug Bass" plays Rosemont's Zanies.
Book review: Dustin Lance Black's memoir hooks readers quicklyDustin Lance Black's new memoir, "Mama's Boy: A Story From Our Americas," hooks readers right off the bat by describing the moment his beloved mother might die.
Soak up some sun at a local beachThe Polar Vortex made this winter particularly miserable. And now that summer is finally in sight, why not plan on making the most of the warm weather at one of these local beaches, which offer activities for the whole family.
The world is finally ready for 'Booksmart,' a raunchy teen comedy about two straight-A girls"Booksmart," directed by first-timer Olivia Wilde, is the latest quick-witted project to use friendship as a means to explore the complex emotions of teenage girls.
Best bets: Steven Adler plays Arcada, Warren B. Hall hits ZaniesBest bets: Steven Adler of Guns N' Roses plays heavy metal hits at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles, William Wyler's World War II documentary "The Cold Blue" is restored for a special screening, and Warren B. Hall returns to Zanies in St. Charles.
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: Crosby, Stills & Nash at The Arcada … sort ofDavid Crosby had his solo show this past Monday night at The Arcada. For two straight hours (with a short intermission), he sang and played guitar backed by a stellar group of musicians. Graham Nash and Stephen Stills have also graced The Arcada stage.