The Bears pull off an unexpected win over the Dallas Cowboys. Ed O'Bradovich joins us on the Bears Alumni Club to break down the game.
Love prevails in Leonard Bernstein's Candide at the Goodman Theatre. We talk to key members of the creative team behind this highly anticipated musical revival.
From the archives, local sci-fi legend Ray Bradbury reads from his fiery classic Fahrenheit 451.
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We meet a 28-year-old Schaumburg native whose journey and home in the savanna of Kenya has taught her some most unexpected life lessons which she documents in her new book, My Maasai Life.
You've opened a bottle of red wine but haven't finished it. Should you stick it in the refrigerator? Check, Please! host and Master Sommelier Alpana Singh is here with that answer and more in tonight's edition of Ask Alpana.
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Have you ever noticed a structure just south of Navy Pier that runs almost its entire length? Geoffrey Baer reveals the history of this seemingly useless strip of land in tonight's edition of Ask Geoffrey.
We devote the entire hour to further analysis of Mayor Daley's surprising decision not to run for a seventh term. What impact will this have on the city? What names are emerging as potential candidates? What will Daley's decision mean to the business and philanthropic communities? We hear from members of the City Council, political analysts, journalists, and others.
A federally funded joke machine? We talk with the Northwestern professor behind the controversy that's garnered national attention.
Geoffrey Baer shows us some amazing and easily overlooked ornamentation hiding in plain sight on Chicago's old buildings.
One famous Chicago architect said "less is more," but every once in a while we all enjoy an extra helping...or two. Our Geoffrey Baer found some Chicago buildings with delightfully decadent decoration for this edition of Hidden Chicago.
We find out about a now-empty building that was once a lively center for the arts in Chicago as well as a safe haven for young women in the big city.
We hear what you have to say about some of our recent stories when we read our viewer mail.
The Riccardo Muti era is about to begin at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. We talk to the President of the CSO to find out how she managed to catch a superstar of the classical music world.
Hedy Weiss reviews a high-kicking production of A Chorus Line and two other must-see shows on Chicago-area stages.
Crain's Chicago Business's Washington bureau chief shares his insights about a possible mayoral run by White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel.
Mayor Daley takes a walk on the wild side...the Wild Chicago side, that is. We look back at his 1992 encounter with Ben Hollis.
Guest host Eddie Arruza and his panel look back on a busy week: in an unprecedented move, former and current gang members call a press conference to push back against Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis's secret meeting with them; Mayor Daley and Weis both defend the move while Governor Pat Quinn, U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald and various aldermen are divided over the issue; and will the fallout affect Mayor Daley's presumed re-election bid?