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Robert Falls, the artistic director of the Goodman Theatre, joins us to discuss the upcoming season and more.

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Discovering the vast collection of Pablo Picasso's artwork here in Chicago.

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Artists look at the environment and create beauty out of uncertainty. We take another look at a local exhibit.

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Bandleader Orbert Davis and friends perform their Emmy-winning score from the documentary DuSable to Obama.

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Actor John Malkovich stars in an unsettling stage show  filled with music and murder. He joins us to talk about The Infernal Comedy.

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We look at the stories behind one of Shakespeare's most well-known and dark dramas.

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"Algal Biodiesel Processing Station III" by Marissa Lee Benedict; courtesy of DePaul Art Museum

Artists look at the environment and create beauty out of uncertainty. We get a preview of a local exhibit.

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We talk with Matt Stone and Trey Parker, two of the creators of the musical: The Book of Mormon.

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What happens when The Second City teams with the Lyric Opera of Chicago? We find out from some of the principal planners of this meeting of musical and comedy minds.

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Chicago Sun-Times Theater Critic Hedy Weiss reviews the Tony Award-winning War Horse, the Tony-winner Book of Mormon, and two more shows currently on local stages.

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A new curator digs deep into the Museum of Contemporary Art's collection and finds a study in black-and-white.

Ancient Art Galleries at the Art Institute

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A brand new look for some of the oldest artwork at The Art Institute. We preview newly restored classical works from ancient Greece, Rome, and the Byzantine Empire.

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We visit a treasure-box of a museum in the western suburbs, and find out about the immigrant who built it one stone at a time.

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We hear from a new 10-man a cappella group reaching for the high notes of success.

Birds in Ancient Egypt

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Nina de Garis Davies' "Farmers Deliver Their Quota of Geese"

We take a look at a new exhibit about the role birds played in ancient Egypt.

Sculpture, Objects, and Functional Art Design Fair

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Art and design reign supreme at the SOFA Art Fair.  We have an advance look at what you can expect to see.