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Chicago Tonight visits a little shop in Chicago for a look at how to rejuvenate pitched percussion instruments – and gets a history lesson in concert tuning.

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Chicago Tonight visits a little shop in Chicago for a look at how to rejuvenate pitched percussion instruments – and to get a history lesson in concert tuning.

10 Things You Might Not Know About the Former FCC Chairman

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Former FCC chairman and WTTW trustee emeritus Newton Minow turns 90 on Sunday. While you may remember that he once famously called TV a “vast wasteland,” you might not know that he’s actually a big “Downton Abbey” fan. In honor of his upcoming birthday, we share 10 things about him that might just surprise you.

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We meet a group of dancers who prove that breakdance and Johann Sebastian Bach can work well together.  

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A festival brings the love to Ludwig van Beethoven. Artists from a dozen countries converge on Chicago for 100 events that celebrate this giant of classical music in surprising ways. Read an interview with the festival's art director and view a slideshow.

CSO Mead Composer-in-Residence

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A nightclub setting will host members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. We speak with the composer and DJ who is bringing the two worlds together.