Chicago legend Buddy Guy plays the Rialto as one of the last of the 'old blues guys'
Chicago blues legend Buddy Guy continues to play more than 130 gigs a year, but he worries he's the last of the "old blues guys."
Plan ahead: Tituss Burgess performs at the Genesee Theatre March 13Get your tickets now: Tituss Burgess performs at the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan, "The Bachelor Live on Stage" comes to Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre and Drum Tao visits College of DuPage's McAninch Arts Center in Glen Ellyn.
4 new places to eat, drink coming to St. CharlesA brewery, a cafe, a craft beer bar and an Italian restaurant are among the newest St. Charles establishments slated to open this spring.
Images: Through the Film Magnifer: William H Macy, Illinois Bell Strike, Montgomery Wards sking, 1979 blizard and moreSee Vintage Daily Herald photos of William H Macy, the Illinois Bell strike, The 10,000th baby at Northwest Community Hospital and indoor ski practice at Mongomery Wards in our latest Through the Film Magnifer gallery.
Book review: Pinborough's 'Dead to Her' has myriad unusual twistsSarah Pinborough skirts the edge of a soap opera as her third novel delves into a morass of marital infidelity, greed and controlling spouses set against the backdrop of a wealthy, insular community in Savannah, Georgia. "Dead to Her" begins as a typical "life among the rich" family drama, but it morphs into a more sinister story that hinges on revenge.
Feder: Unforced errors tarnish Marquee Sports Network launchThe Chicago Cubs and Sinclair Broadcast Group had more than a year to get their act together to launch Marquee Sports Network. Even so, Saturday's long-awaited debut turned out to be the worst new product launch in memory.
Celebrate Mardi Gras with Big Style Brass Band in Mount ProspectA former Prospect High School Marching Knight will help liven up Mardi Gras celebrations in Mount Prospect this week with the Big Style Brass Band, of which he is a founding member.
St. Charles Restaurant Week aims to bring foodies to local eateriesThe premise of St. Charles Restaurant Week is simple: Visit any participating eatery between Monday and Friday, Feb. 24-28, show them a coupon and receive 20% off your total bill.
Best bets: 'Robert Dubac's Book of Moron' takes over Chicago's Broadway Playhouse"Robert Dubac's Book of Moron" plays Chicago's Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performs at Wheaton College and comedian Nate Bargatze brings his "Good Problem to Have Tour" to the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan.
'Free isn't enough': New DuPage Children's Museum CEO wants everyone to feel welcomeAndrea Wiles wants to bring the expertise about learning and play of the DuPage Children's Museum to more children and families.
Mardi Gras 2020 specials ready to roll at suburban restaurantsAfter all the cold, gray weather we've endured this winter, feting Fat Tuesday on Feb. 25 is certainly a welcome respite. And suburban restaurants are ready to celebrate with indulgent food, drinks and Mardi Gras specials.
6 spectacular things you can do at C2E2 next weekendThe biggest pop culture convention in the Chicago area is back a little earlier than usual this year, bringing a wide array of fun experiences to McCormick Place next weekend.
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: Love is in 'The Arcada Air'As another Valentine's Day comes and goes, I can't help but think about the countless romantic moments of which the Arcada Theatre has been a part. Of course, giving the gift of entertainment has always been a valuable resource when it come to that "perfect" present to a loved one, friend or co-worker.
Through the Film Magnifer: William H Macy, Illinois Bell Strike, Montgomery Wards sking, 1979 blizard and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Dallas Green, Tony LaRussa, The Lone Ranger, electric cars, a war protest and more