The Great Chicago Fire Festival culminates this Saturday on the Chicago River.
From Kenya to Brooklyn – and now Evanston – a red-hot young artist makes mythic collages from the material world.
We're just five weeks away from the November election and debates are getting more heated, ads are becoming more personal, and candidate campaign offices are popping up on the city's South Side. Chicago Tonight takes a look at the key races.
At the current rate of extermination, the African elephant could be extinct in the wild in a few short decades. Founder of Save the Elephants Iain Douglas-Hamilton and Chicago Zoological Society president Stuart Strahl join us to discuss what can be done to curb the illegal ivory trade and save these majestic creatures.
The great surrealist Rene Magritte has an exhibition at the Art Institute that delves into the early part of his career, when he evolved as an artist and created many of the dream-like paintings that came to identify his signature style. We revisit our story on “Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary.”
The long anticipated $575 million renovation of Wrigley Field begins today, without a lot of fanfare. Why? And what will the ballpark look like next year?
A new editorial cartoon addresses the long lasting impact of abuse. The cartoonist behind the autobiographical essay stops by Chicago Tonight to discuss what he says is his best piece of work.
Chicago White Sox captain Paul Konerko played his final game on Sunday, wrapping up a 16-year career on the South Side.
The governor says nearly 700,000 state residents have signed up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. But could inaction in Springfield cost the state big in federal health care funds?
September marks two years since the controversial video gambling machines started up in Illinois.
Stewart Copeland of The Police has written a score for the silent film “Ben-Hur.” He performs it next month with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Flight delays and cancellations are expected to continue at Chicago’s two airports following a fire being set at a radar facility in Aurora on Friday.
James "Big Cat" Williams breaks down the Bears' brutal loss to division rival Green Bay.
Chicago's Ella Jenkins has been writing and performing music for children since the 1950s. She turned 90 recently, and Jay Shefsky has a portrait of the beloved and influential artist.
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