| Jul 19, 2013
| 2:18 PM
"Teen Beach Movie" -- the television film Disney hopes will be the next "High School Musical" -- is set to premiere Friday night, and if nothing else it's going to give us a blast from the fashion past.
The movie is about a pair of modern day teens...
| Jul 24, 2013
The annual Downtown Burbank Car Classic is ready to shift into high gear on Saturday with this year's event featuring a Red Carpet Expo with celebrity cars from the Petersen Museum and Warner Bros.
The event will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. and cars will...
| Jun 26, 2013
A bunch of Broadway musicals, the return of favorite rocking Christmas shows, a classic crooner and comedians, an iconic performer’s daughter and more fill the 2013-14 season that was just announced for Easton’s State Theatre. Yup, Little...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 8:32 AM
Disney has unveiled a partial list of its narrators for this year's Candlelight Processional, a holiday tradition at Epcot. The new name that pops out:Olivia Newton-John.
The singer ("Physical," "I Honestly Love You") and star of movies such as"Grease"...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Under the Streetlamp
Saturday March 19
25 E. Galena Boulevard
The performance will raise funds for the Aurora Area...
| Apr 7, 2011
Bill Varney, an Academy Award-winning sound mixer whose final film credit was a "director's edition" of Orson Welles' "Touch of Evil" that was released on the film's 40th anniversary, has died. He was 77.
Varney died Saturday of congestive heart...
| May 12, 2011
| 7:51 PM
Emmaus Area High School's production of "The Phantom of the Opera" led the nominations Thursday for the 2011 Freddy Awards with 16, including best musical, best actress and best actor.
Freedom High School, with its production of "Joseph and The Amazing...
| May 28, 2011
Jeff Conaway, an actor who came to fame in the late 1970s as a high school greaser in the hit movie musical "Grease" and as a regular on the TV series "Taxi" but in more recent years was known for his appearances on "Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew," died...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 2:56 PM
Richard M. Daley may have been an opponent of a Chicago casino during his 22-year mayoral tenure, but now "Citizen Daley" not only seems in favor of a jackpot joint in the city limits, but he may put a group together to apply for the...
| Dec 22, 2011
Phew, 2011 was quite a year in Chicago theater. As the year comes to a close, ready for a quick tour back through the newsworthy highlights?
The Black Ensemble Theater bowed a gorgeous, $19 million new home on the North Side. Stage 773 on Belmont...
| Feb 19, 2012
Which two of these four entertainment names — Woody Allen, George Lucas, Meat Loaf, Erik Estrada — are members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences?
It'd be understandable if you guessed Allen and Lucas: The directors made such...