Missed our Phillip-Michael Scales concert? Here's where you can see it
Phillip-Michael Scales joined Chicago Sound Check for a discussion about current events, quarantine inspiration and music while treating viewers to a few of his favorite songs.
EPIX documentary explores the creative musical enclave of 'Laurel Canyon'Airing consecutive Sundays beginning May 31, the two-part EPIX documentary "Laurel Canyon" explores how the rural enclave outside Los Angeles became home to some of the most influential names of 1960s and '70s music.
A song to make you smile: 'Rhinestone Cowboy' by Glen CampbellHere's a song chosen to lift you out of your coronavirus funk.
Book review: 'Sunny Days' tells of beginnings of 'Sesame Street'In "Sunny Days: The Children's Television Revolution That Changed America," journalist David Kamp takes readers on a fascinating journey through the development of one of the most beloved shows on television.
'I missed the people. I missed the employees. I missed the food.' Suburbs reopen to Phase 3The suburbs emerged from the state's stay-at-home order today and into a less restrictive Phase 3 of the Gov. J.B. Pritzker's Restore Illinois plan, as many residents looked forward to dining alfresco, doing a little shopping and finally getting a haircut.
Schaumburg greenlights talks with potential entertainment district developerSchaumburg trustees have given the go-ahead for the village's planned development of an entertainment district at the northeast corner of Meacham Road and the I-90 tollway to take further steps in the weeks ahead.
Sound check: Toronzo tries again after rained-out truck showFitzGerald's Stay-At-Home show with Toronzo Cannon was rained out last week, but they rescheduled it to make this a two-show weekend; Side Street's Battle of the Bands starts Friday and Saturday.
Steve Carell's 'Space Force' has a troubled launch, even with heroic efforts from John MalkovichIt seems that one could almost write Netflix's "Space Force" jokes in one's sleep. Unfortunately, that seems to be precisely what co-creators Greg Daniels and Steve Carell have done with their disappointingly clunky new comedy series, which spends a lot of effort just trying to get off the ground. How could this show have failed?
Oak Brook's First Folio Theatre streams award-winning 'Cymbeline'There's no live Shakespeare under the stars this summer at First Folio Theatre, but the Oak Brook theater streams the next best thing, a video of its Joseph Jefferson Award-winning 2013 premiere of "Cymbeline: A Folk Tale With Music" adapted from Shakespeare's comedy.
Feder: 'I'm Back' podcast reveals Michael Jordan's secret workout"I'm Back," a one-hour podcast chronicling Michael Jordan's return to the Chicago Bulls in 1995 -- including the revelation that he secretly worked out with the Golden State Warriors before his comeback to the NBA -- has just been produced by NBC Sports Chicago.
Arlington Heights art teacher brushes aside COVID-19Christine Thornton's new Hello Art Studio in Arlington Heights was going great until the pandemic hit and she was forced to close the doors in March. Today, she's running some popular online classes, and says "We're going to be OK."
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: Memorial Day thoughts on Arcada HeroesThis Memorial Day had an additional meaning to me. As I sat home in quarantine lockdown, I had the time to formulate an additional perspective about this day of remembrance. I was going through some old photos and came upon a picture of our former pipe organ master, Jim Shaffer.
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