If you’re like me, and still waiting to purchase tickets for Ravinia shows this summer, here’s some bad news: Reserved seats for some shows already are sold out.
When is a Mexican burrito better? When it’s a cat wrap. [View the story "Swaddling cats is latest Internet fad" on Storify]
It’s back to the beach for Air and Water Show favorites, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, this summer.
It’s a big birthday. And Chicago Shakespeare Theater celebrates their namesake patron playwright’s 450th with a quiz. While his presence is felt in modern-day pop culture, it’s a good time to go back to his roots. Test your knowledge here. h/t Chicago Shakespeare Theater
It’s not the latest “Avengers” installment, Joss Whedon fans, but his new flick “In Your Eyes” is ready for your viewing pleasure.
Taste of Chicago 2014 lineup announced
There are 450 limited edition recordings for sale on Record Store Day. It’s best to start with a list, which could include the following: Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin, “Songs from Common Ground” (12-inch, 1,900 copies) Autumn Defense/Josh Rouse, “Sentimental Lady/Trouble” (7-inch, 1,860 copies) David Bowie, “1984 Picture Disc” (7-inch, 4,000) The Civil Wars, “Live
Sometimes there just no place like home. When The Wanted’s Siva Kaneswaran hits Chicago Saturday, he’ll get a dose of the homefront from bandmate Jay McGuiness.
Smashing Pumpkins frontman, tea purveyor and champion of his adopted hometown Highland Park, Billy Corgan certainly has a way with words. He’s in the studio recording two new Pumpkins records, as well as writing sprawling spiritual memoir (four parts at 120,000 words each) and gearing up to release a cycle of songs inspired by Chicago.
From Kevin Costner and his band Modern West at the Arcade Theatre in St. Charles to Diana Ross headlining the Chicago Theatre, the concert schedule heats up to finally kick off spring in Chicago.