The Daily Sizzle
It has been a dream for 10 years, and now it appears that it might be realized. The Chicago Children’s Theatre, which has led an itinerant existence from its founding, is getting close to making a deal for a permanent home. The plan is to rehab an old police station at 100 S. Racine in
Two Chicago eateries among the 50 nominees for Bon Appetit’s 2014 best new restaurants.
It’s Chief Keef’s birthday, and he’ll host a surprise Los Angeles concert tonight if he wants to. Our Adrienne Samuels Gibbs is in L.A. and will be live-tweeting at the hip hop phenom’s show, starting at midnight Central time.
Joey King (“Wish I Was Here,” “Fargo,” “White House Down”) will be in the Chicago area Saturday, joining fellow cast members Zachary Gordon (“Diary of a Wimpy Kid”), Jadon Sand (“The Lego Movie”) and Mackenzie Foy (“Twilight: Breaking Dawn”) — who all voiced the key characters in the animated film “The Boxcar Children.” The
And the winners of the City of Chicago’s first Fifth Star Awards, established to honor individuals and institutions that have made major contributions to the city’s cultural life, have been named. They are: Lou Conte, the teacher and choreographer who founded internationally acclaimed Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Richard Hunt, the sculptor. Ramsey Lewis, the jazz
You might remember her as the spunky cheerleading partner of Will Ferrell on “Saturday Night Live” during the late 1990s. Now, Cheri Oteri is trying to cartwheel her way on to the Chicago Luvabulls. In a hilariously slick “mockumentary” released by the Bulls, the 51-year-old actress flips and flops her way through tryouts in “Making
On Wednesday, the date of iO Theater’s soft opening in its new space on North Kingsbury and just a couple of days after stunning news broke of actor and lauded improvisational comic Robin Williams’ suicide, iO performer/instructor Jason Chin reported that he and his Level 4B charges have devised a new improv warm-up game in
Eyes will be to the skies (and lake) for the 55th Annual Chicago Air & Water Show. If you’re not into that scene, check out aour weekend alternatives.
Between stops on her U.S. tour, Katy Perry decided to take in the views at the Art Institute of Chicago Tuesday.
Derek Hough, Tony Dovolani, Cheryl Burke among the pros heading to “Dancing with the Stars” for season 19.