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Lyric Opera's Porgy and Bess Has Plenty O' Plenty

The Lyric Opera’s vibrant production is a celebration of an American masterpiece. [ more › ]

Around Town: Bright Lights, Brighter City

  Today's 'Around Town' gallery shows how truly luminous Chicago can be. [ more › ]

Weekend Playlist: Friends and Family, Near and Far

Our weekend playlist to get you in the mood for Thanksgiving, features Chance The Rapper, LCD Soundsystem, and Sufjan Stevens, and many more. [ more › ]

Weekend Playlist: Friends and Family, Near and Far

Our weekend playlist will help you to get in the mood for Thanksgiving, whether you love everyone in your family or you have relatives who drives you nuts. Features: Chance The Rapper, LCD Soundsystem, and Sufjan Stevens amongst many others. [ more › ]

A Gorgeously Epic Porgy & Bess @ The Lyric Opera

3 days agoUnited States / Chicago : A/C

Eric Owens and Adina Aaron in Porgy & Bess. Photo credit: Todd Rosenberg. Porgy & Bess, the George Gershwin opera that premiered in 1935, is currently in production at The Lyric Opera of Chicago for a 13-show run that...

Morning Box Score: Bulls Routed By Portland, Gibson Injured

Insult to injury was the name of the game Friday for the Chicago Bulls. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Fell On Black Days

The good news is that the weekend weather warm-up you've all been waiting for has indeed arrived. The bad news? Rain. All weekend long. [ more › ]

Extra Extra: Judge Rules Illinois Pension Reform Law Unconstitutional

Sangamon County Circuit Judge John Belz ruled Friday that a law intended to fix the state employee pension crisis violates the state Constitution. [ more › ]

Chicagoist's Beer Of The Week: Tallgrass Brewing's Buffalo Sweat

Buffalo Sweat is an easy drinking, dark beer that's still packed with flavor. [ more › ]

'The Humans' Spills Emotion Around The Dinner Table

'The Humans' is a heartfelt, relatable portrayal of family dysfunction. [ more › ]

RedEye Rundown: Ice skating, holiday buses and more

A week from now, we'll be eating leftovers.  But until then, we all have to live our lives and pretend like we're watching what we consume ahead of Thanksgiving. So listen up. There's a lot to catch you up on this week. Sit back and enjoy this week's RedEye Rundown. >> No. Show More Summary

Here Comes The Holiday Train! CTA Announces 2014 Schedule, New Holiday Bus

The CTA has announced the 2014 Holiday Train schedule, and introduce the new new Holiday Bus. [ more › ]

Party At Two Events For The New Issue Of 'The Pitchfork Review'

Lovers of the indie music scene have two chances to party this weekend for the launch of the fourth issue of 'The Pitchfork Review' music magazine. [ more › ]

5 Things We Learned At Cheese 201

Get ready for cheese game changers. [ more › ]

Midday News Links: Four Injured In Cooking Accident At Macy’s On State Street

Four people were injured earlier this morning after an aerosol can became hot and ruptured, according to Fire Media Affairs, at the Macy's on State Street. [ more › ]

I would be so Thankful if only Chicago had an Elected School Board

While we all prepare to give thanks for family, friends, and loved ones, I want to pause and give thanks to the people in this city who are relentlessly trying to give us all the opportunity to have an Elected School Board. Because Mayor...Show More Summary

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, Foxcatcher, The Homesman, Force Majeure, America the Beautiful 3: The Sexualization of Our Youth, National Gallery & Miss Meadows

4 days agoUnited States / Chicago : A/C

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Easily the best of the young adult series that have proliferated the marketplace since the Twilight movies singed movie screens, The Hunger Games films have actually managed to get better and more harrowing with...

Faces Looking at Faces in National Gallery

4 days agoUnited States / Chicago : A/C

National Gallery photograph by Robert MacPherson from top of Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square. How do we look when we're looking at art? That's one of the intriguing facets of this gorgeous art tour of London's National Gallery. Frederick Wiseman's...

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