| 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 7, 2014
| 10:20 AM
CBS on Sunday has Jon Stewart in the morning and Steve Carell in the evening. How do you like that "Daily Show" domination?
Stewart is promoting "Rosewater" on "CBS Sunday Morning." Carell is being profiled by "60 Minutes" for "Foxcatcher," in which his...
| 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.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Actor Richard "Dick" Schaal, a pioneer at the Second City comedy theater in Chicago and a familiar face from character roles on movies and television, including "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "Rhoda," has died. He was 86.
Schaal died Tuesday at the...
| 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
| 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 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 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 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 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....