| Nov 5, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Richard "Dick" Schaal, a pioneer at the Second City comedy theater in Chicago, the former husband of the actress Valerie Harper and a familiar face from a plethora of character roles on movies and television, including "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Lyric Opera celebrated its Diamond Anniversary in grand style Saturday evening, with a dazzling gala held at the Civic Opera House. Conducted by Lyric's music director Sir Andrew Davis, and hosted by Jane Lynch, the evening fielded a treasure trove of...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:55 PM
These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in and around the South suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit:triblocal.com/events.
| Oct 31, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Chicago's beloved improv comedy studio, Second City, is coming to Tinley Park for a special show.
The performance will take place Saturday, Nov. 8, at Andrew High School, District 230 officials said. It will benefit the school district's foundation,...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Just because you’re on “Project Runway” doesn’t mean you get an automatic invite to Heidi Klum’s famed Halloween party.
“Oh my gosh, did you get invited?” Kate Pankoke, a designer from Season 11 and 12, asked...
| Oct 24, 2014
Can Jon Lauck put the Midwest back on the map as a field of academic study?
Lauck, a historian and former professor at South Dakota State University, made a persuasive case for Midwestern history, a once-thriving field, with his book "The Lost Region,"...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 11:25 AM
About halfway through Second City's very moving and revealing collaboration with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago last week — you missed it, but I suspect it will be back — I found myself thinking about another fabulous show at the Broadway...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 4:24 PM
An entertainment festival that ArtsQuest started this year will be back for a second year.
The second SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival will be held Jan. 31 at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, the organization says on its website, http://www.artsquest....
| Oct 20, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Welcome back, kids. We've got four more days to go to until the weekend.
That sounds depressing, but it's not going to be THAT bad. In fact, last week wasn't horrible either, judging by some of RedEye's most-read stories. The Foo Fighters played a cheap...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 5:44 PM
An entertainment festival that ArtsQuest started this year will be back for a second year, it has been announced.
The second SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival will be held Jan. 31 at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, the organization says on its...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Aside from being a hugely entertaining and strikingly emotional show, "The Art of Falling," Second City's not-to-be-missed new collaboration with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, is a very significant formative moment in this city's long history of...