Arts & Entertainment
Those following a low-carb diet in a new study shows they not only lost weight, but improved their cardiovascular risks.
Avocado can lift your spirits as we sadly say farewell to summer this Labor Day.
It’s a big month for music. Here’s your calendar view for who to see, where to be each night. September 1 Bubbly Q Labor Day potluck of barbecue, bubbly and bluegrass. Stinky Onion B.B.Q. Co. sets the table with a whole roast pig, Chandon brings the champagne and the Reader helps curate a stringed affair
Comic book artists have come together in a new book to put a spotlight on bullying.
Diddy mashing up Smashing Pumpkins? Apparently, yes. Apparently this 1998 retooling of Ava Adore has been floating in the ether all these years, just surfacing of the six-CD, one-DVD Adore “super deluxe edition,” a reissue of the band’s fourth album set to drop September 23. According to RollingStone: While Puffy’s “Perfect” remixes leaked to the
What is it about those Crane boys and Chicago politics? Kelsey Grammar, best known as Frasier Crane, played Our Town’s ruthless Mayor Tom Kane for two season on Starz’ “Boss.” And now the actor who played Frasier’s brother Niles is getting into the fray. David Hyde Pierce will join “The Good Wife” as a recurring
CSOA administrator on artistic matters, Nick Winter, announced that after five and a half years in Chicago, he was headed west next month, too — to the San Francisco Symphony as their new artistic planning director.
Joan Rivers was rushed to the hospital this morning after she stopped breathing during a throat procedure, several media outlets are reporting.
“Kombucha Revolution” by Tazo Tea’s Stephen Lee is a thorough primer on the fermented beverage.
BY MARK GUARINO | CHICAGO SUN-TIMES MUSIC WRITER The Arcade Fire named their fourth album “Reflektor,” but if you were at the United Center Wednesday, there was little chance you would not notice. A disco ball lowered, splintering light everywhere, singer Regine Chassagne held two mirrors in her palm and shot rays in all directions,