Arts & Entertainment
Chicago hip hop icon Chance The Rapper (aka Chancelor Bennett) has been released from the hospital after being admitted with a 104 degree fever and throat inflammation over the weekend. Bennett was admitted Sunday morning after waking up unable to speak and running a high fever, according to a press release from his manager. The
Something has been building up inside of Chicago-trained actor Nick Offerman for many years, and it’s not confidence — though he appears to possess that in spades. “Megan does this sort of meditation,” the Parks & Recreation star recently told Vulture.com, describing a pre-performance ritual of his wife and fellow actor Megan Mullally. “I see
When it comes to this year’s Stanley Cup playoffs, there’s already a winner: NBC, whose networks and streaming site are seeing a big jump in the ratings compared to last year. NBC Sports Group attributes the spike largely to a new playoff format that’s emphasized divisional rivalries in the first round. NBC aired three 2014
It’s back to the beach for Air and Water Show favorites, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, this summer.
Rapper Pitbull and the Chicago cast of the “Million Dollar Quartet” have been added to the Illinois State Fair Grandstand entertainment lineup. They’ll join country artists Florida Georgia Line, Hunter Hayes and Jake Owen as well as rock legends Boston and Steely Dan and this season’s 10 finalists from “American Idol.” Latin Grammy winner Pitbull,
GQ magazine’s newest cover model is the widely beloved comic-writer-director Louis C.K., who looks typically uncomfortable and out of place as various helping hands prepare him for his close-up. Among the topics of conversation with writer Andrew Corsello is failure and its potential role in self-improvement. It is a subject with which many Chicago-trained actors
Scott Emalfarb of “The Scott Emo Show” has produced what’s being billed as the first Cued Speech video for people with hearing loss featuring a mainstream artist.
Chicago is one of 28 U.S. cities taking part in a live, ‘Star Wars’ trivia competition on Sunday, May 4. (If you don’t know that May 4 is Star Wars Day, you best make other plans for that night.) “Let the Wookiee Win: A Star Wars Quiz” will start at 7 p.m. at Fizz Bar
by Mark Guarino Tom Petty’s music has endured for decades, and now his songbook is the subject of a traveling benefit concert, stopping in Chicago Wednesday at Metro. “Petty Fest” features a long list of roots music luminaries, including Jakob Dylan, Alison Mosshart of the Kills, John Stirratt and Pat Sansone of Wilco, country soul