| Sep 1, 2012
| 4:47 PM
“The View” starts its 16th season Tuesday, and the ABC chatfest will feature actress Jamie Lee Curtis and Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade that day. They will be there to promote books. Curtis has written “My Brave Year of Firsts,”...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Record Store Day arrives in April 21, and with it a bunch of limited edition vinyl. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts offers ten highlights to seek out....
| Jun 14, 2011
| 1:46 PM
"Ferris Bueller's Day Off" turns 25 this week. For those who don't remember the 1986 John Hughes movie, it's about a day in the life of Grace (Edie McClurg), the loyal and life-affirming secretary to the harried principal of a suburban Chicago high...
| Jun 16, 2011
After nearly five months of sold out concerts celebrating the films of Baz Luhrmann, Hollywood's critically acclaimed 360-degree dining and concert experience turns it's attention to a new motion picture master. FOR THE RECORD: JOHN HUGHES celebrates...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 5:38 AM
Not to sound like a bad college graduation speaker, but a world of opportunities awaits Chicago native Jacob Zachar.
Playing geeky fraternity pledge/member Rusty Cartwright in “Greek” is the 24-year-old’s biggest role, one that he began...
| Nov 29, 2011
Allie Mac Kay was live with the cast of "For The Record: John Hughes (Holiday Road)".
This holiday season, Show At Barre, invites Angelenos to spend the holidays with Hughes! "For The Record: John Hughes (Holiday Road)" will showcase signature songs and...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 11:06 AM
The North Shore house featured in John Hughes' 1990 movie “Home Alone” has been sold.
The red-brick, four-bedroom Georgian in Winnetka sold for $1.585 million, according to a news release from Coldwell banker Residential Brokerage.
| Mar 20, 2012
| 10:31 AM
Reporter Matthew Hay Brown took a break from covering military affairs and national security to review the Psychedelic Furs' show at Rams Head on Stage Monday night.
Is there anyone having more fun at a Psychedelic Furs show than frontman Richard...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 9:50 PM
I am too tired to go crazy about this. And there really are so many hugely more important things going on the world practically every day.
I cannot let the addition of HLN host Nancy Grace to the lineup of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" pass...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 6:49 AM
This year has been a good one for middle-aged white rappers. In May, the Beastie Boys releasedHot Sauce¿ Committee Part Two, the group’s eighth album, and best since 1994’s Ill Communication. That it sat on a shelf for two years...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 8:55 AM
With the first beat of the opening number from "Jukebox," the audience roars its approval, as it does for virtually everything that unfolds onstage when Marriotts Ridge High School puts on its zany music and dance revue every October.
At least that's...