Throughout the Chicago Cubs’ monumental 2015 playoff season, the team has displayed huge hearts through their performance on the field and charitable efforts off the field. One of the organization’s programs that has stepped up to the plate for those in need is Cubs Authentics, a program that is now donating 100 percent of its net profits of MLB authenticated game-used and autographed Cubs memorabilia to the Cubs Charities program.
Rob Zombie, pseudo-marching bands, and running 'till you dropOct 8, 2015 | | Post a Comment > >
Looking for a good time Chicago? Scope out our lineup of events for the whole weekend.
Cap Gun Collective has been behind both NBC’s “Bobby & Iza” and TV Land’s “Teachers”Oct 8, 2015 | | Post a Comment > >
The past year has seen national attention for the Chicago-based production group. The group, which has offices in Chicago and LA, was behind the pilot for “Bobby & Iza,” which won NBC's Playground Contest last month, and additionally produced the web series that led to TV Land’s “Teachers,” now helmed by “Community’s” Alison Brie and set to premiere in January.
Split infinitives, over versus more than, and passive voice—fewer things have a tendency to launch otherwise reasonable people into a lengthy professorial lecture than real or perceived violations of immutable grammar and style rules. But Carol Fisher Saller has little time for immutable rules, so she's loading up her gear and joining “Chicago Tonight” to take on some zombies rules.
The Subversive Copy Editor (aka Carol Fisher Saller) returns to "Chicago Tonight," and she’s got her sights set on zombies. Zombie rules, to be specific. You know, those rules people cling on to that need to be buried once and for all. What grammar rules (or habits) make your skin crawl? Let us know–we may use your question on the show.
What happened to the Olson Rug Company’s garden?Oct 7, 2015 | | Post a Comment > >
In this edition of Ask Geoffrey, our local history expert Geoffrey Baer makes a splash at a long-gone waterfall, visits a bar with an unbeatable view of the Chicago skyline and tells the fishy tale of an Albany Park building.
The road to the World Series begins tomorrow as the Cubs face the Pirates in a do-or-die wild-card game in Pittsburgh. We have a preview of what's at stake, both on and off the field.
Art and medicine combine when a local neurologist gets his first art show–featuring his photographs of the palettes of famous Chicago artists.
There were celebrations on the field last night in Pittsburgh—and on the streets of Wrigleyville. But in order have a repeat of those parties, the Cubs now need to get by the 100-win, archrival Cardinals, starting tomorrow night in St. Louis. How did the Cubs manage to shut-out the Pirates? And what are the chances that they can keep it going all the way to the World Series? Joining us to ponder those questions is Lester Munson, a senior writer for ESPN.com.
Rob Zombie made a name for himself as a purveyor of monstrous rock ‘n’ roll and scary movies. He also helps create haunted houses around the country. We spoke with Zombie on location in west suburban Villa Park, the site of his "Great American Nightmare."
Plans to build the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art along the Chicago lakefront seem like a done deal, but not everyone is on board. Friends of the Parks, a Chicago nonprofit that advocates for the protection of public parks and spaces, has renewed its efforts to halt the development.
A new exhibition in Chicago showcases a collection of rare images and films from Vietnam, and the cameramen–many of whom were enlisted soldiers– who captured them. Three such veterans join us to discuss their experiences documenting that war.
Peggy Lipschutz is passionate about painting. She is perhaps best known as a painter of social and political causes. A new exhibit at the Noyes Cultural Center showcases her decades-long career. Jay Shefsky takes a tour of the exhibit and talks with this prolific painter.
Director/adaptor Sean Graney also announces plans for his mystery spring show with the companyOct 6, 2015 | | Post a Comment > >
Despite being one of the lowest-budget shows, the Chicago theater company took home six awards for its 12-hour production.
International literary critic Jessa Crispin–once a frequent reviewer of books on "Chicago Tonight" as the author of the online magazine Bookslut–has written her first book, a memoir. She joins us on Tuesday for a discussion of the book, her favorite European cities and her take on Harper Lee's latest.
The Food Network host will perform a culinary variety show at the Cadillac Theater May 7.