Bradley Cooper's 'Maestro' leaves many notes of Bernstein unplayed
Bradley Cooper's "Maestro" leaps constantly between on stage and off, flying through Leonard Bernstein's very public life as a conductor while diving into his more private marriage to Felicia Montealegre. How each side of Bernstein's existence interacts with the other is the tension and harmony of "Maestro."
Things to do Dec. 1-7: Tree lightings, holiday parades, Dickens celebrations, light shows, craft fairs & moreIf you're looking to get in the holiday spirit, here's an exhaustive list of spirited events happening across the suburbs over the next week.
New Portillo's in Algonquin celebrates grand opening, 60 years after 1st one debutedThe area's newest Portillo's restaurant officially has opened off Randall Road in Algonquin.
Spotlight: Northlight stages classic thriller 'Dial M for Murder'Northlight Theatre offers an alternative to holiday fare with its revival of the classic thriller "Dial M for Murder" while Steel Beam revives the 1970s farce "Absurd Person Singular" and Goodman Theatre celebrates new plays as part of its New Stages Festival.
Revamped Midway takes off with a taste of ChicagoA lengthy Midway Airport redo wraps up with new restaurants, bars, and fast-food eateries that include beloved brands from the Southwest Side.
Dining out: Hanukkah specials, plus new Andy's and Fat Rosie's opening in the suburbsSuburban restaurants are ready to celebrate the start of Hanukkah with dining specials, plus we've found some new restaurant openings and sweet ideas for the holidays.
'Absolutely beautiful': Cantigny's renovated McCormick House shines for the holidaysOpening Friday, the new "Christmas at Cantigny" celebration will take visitors through the recently renovated McCormick House and a holiday light show accompanied to music.
Best bets: Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Joffrey's 'Nutcracker,' Midtown Men, Cirque du SoleilMariah Carey brings her "Merry Christmas One and All!" tour to Chicago's United Center, Jelly Roll joins Nicki Minaj for the annual 103.5 KISS-FM Jingle Ball at Rosemont's Allstate, The Joffrey Ballet's "The Nutcracker" returns to the Lyric, Christmas at Cantigny opens, and Cirque du Soleil performs "'Twas the Night Before ..." at the Chicago Theatre.
'Titanic: The Exhibition' sails in to Skokie in FebruaryThe ship may have sailed, and sunk, but the story of the 'Titanic' continues to enthrall.
Morgan Wallen tops Apple Music's 2023 song chart while Taylor Swift, SZA also top streaming listsCountry singer Morgan Wallen 's "Last Night" topped Apple Music's global song chart in 2023 as the giant music streamer released year-end lists Tuesday and provided listeners with data on their own most listened-to tunes.
What to stream this week: Harrison Ford, Paris Hilton, Peter Gabriel and 'Super Mario Bros. Movie'Super Mario, an Elvis Christmas special and Paris Hilton enjoying motherhood are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you.
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: Ain't Nothin' But A Good Time!The 1980s "Hair Band" era of rock 'n roll was a few years past the "classic rock" era of my high school musical formative years. As much as the FM radio waves were filled with hits by Poison, Guns 'N Roses, Warrant, Winger, Vixen, Dokken, RATT, Cinderella, Slaughter and others, I always kept a daily diet of RUSH, Jethro Tull, Led Zeppelin, YES and the like.