Young keyboard sensation Joshua Mhoon joins us in performance and conversation about his studies in Chicago and abroad.
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A Chicago master of blues and boogie-woogie piano joins us in conversation and performance.
With an abundance of theatrical magic on Chicago-area stages this season, Chicago Sun-Times theater critic Hedy Weiss gives her take on five plays.
Bold paintings from the 1920s, plus photographs and industrial design: A new show looks at an international artist who made a big impression in Chicago.
Singer-songwriter Robbie Fulks joins us in discussion and performance of two songs that could win Grammy Awards in February.
Backstage at the Joffrey Ballet before the recent launch of the all-new “Nutcracker” set in Chicago.
Tattoos are making a big impression at the Field Museum. We visit the exhibition about the history and culture of the tattoo.
The creator of “Hamilton” talks about Chicago, “Sesame Street” and his theatrical blockbuster.
We revisit an interview with actress Geraldine Chaplin, who tells us about making the classic film “Doctor Zhivago,” her experiences in Chicago and her famous father, Charlie Chaplin.
The author of “Where the Wild Things Are” upended expectations by depicting menace, anxiety and “wild” behavior in picture books devoured by young people. We visit an exhibition highlighting his long career.
Meet a medical doctor who moonlights as a magician. Northwestern University’s Dr. Ricardo Rosenkranz joins us to explore the mysteries of medicine and magic.
We go backstage at the Joffrey Ballet as the company prepares to launch an all-new “Nutcracker” set in Chicago.
A modest but eye-opening new exhibition features practical works of art from the collection of a scholar on American quilts.
An ambitious new art exhibition looks at the cultural impact of, and creative response to, AIDS in America.
A spectacular Nativity set blends heavenly drama with earthly delights. “Chicago Tonight” visited the museum and found an elaborate piece of art originally seen in churches in 18th century Naples.
He played a pivotal role in “Downton Abbey.” Now he takes the throne as King Charles. English actor Robert Bathurst is here to talk about royalty, “Downton” and the stage.
Was Duel in New York Just a Distraction?
The culture wars are heating up again, one duel at a time.
Judy Garland was one of the most distinctive American entertainers of the 20th Century. A new play looks at the extreme highs and lows of a legendary life in showbiz that ended at age 47. Hedy Weiss reviews that show, plus four other productions in and around Chicago.
The continuing fascination with gangster Al Capone. We speak to the author of a new book that looks at the private life of the notorious criminal.
The moving and powerful life of Maya Angelou: A new film explores the many facets of the acclaimed poet and writer.
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.
Glenn DuBose, the ultimate behind-the-scenes producer of arts programming on PBS, died this week in Miami. He shaped countless fine national and local programs.
The Field Museum has a new look at tattooing – an age-old tradition that is as popular now as it was millennia ago.
Illusions of grandeur take center stage at two Chicago shows and may make you question reality. See what tricks two local theaters have up their sleeves.