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  • FULL INTERVIEW Ricky Martin, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

  • Live music from Adam Ness

    Web Exclusive The Chicago based singer and songwriter appeared live on WGN Morning News ahead of his show tonight at House of Blues. Visit his Youtube page for more music or find him on social media @AdamNess.

  • We fixed this lady’s fried chicken, get this Chef’s expert tips for yourself!

    We asked viewers to share their kitchen disasters and Liz told us her fried chicken could use a little help. Chef Julius Russell from “Tale of 2 Chefs” catering stops by to share some of his delicious expert tips.

  • Alex Aiono visits WGN Morning News

    Breakout Youtube star Alex Aiono stopped by the station today, following his sold out tour stop at Lincoln Hall here in Chicago. At 21 years old the singer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer, actor, has a digital fan base of over 12 million active followers and subscribers. Alex averages a million views per day on his YouTube channel but the most impressive is how engaged his fans are with every song, image and post, finding refuge in his energy. He performed for us […]

  • Travis Greene performs

    Growing up with a mother who was a minister and choir director, Travis says that music (specifically Gospel) was like the oxygen in his childhood home, always part of his life. Music was something that played a huge part in keeping him off the streets, away from the drugs and gangs prevalent in his community. Now an inspirational trailblazer in his own right, Travis is on a global mission to engage the culture through his music and #engageculturemovement…to not sit […]

  • Motivational Speaker Les Brown

    Think you’d be a great speaker? A weekend seminar will help you find tune your talent… and it’s led by THEE Les Brown. For more details visit

  • “Too Hot to Handel” performance

    Celebrate the transformative power of music at the Auditorium Theatre with Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah, taking place for the 13th consecutive year over Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend. Inspired by Dr. King’s message of “beloved community,” Too Hot brings Chicagoans together to witness “a contagiously joyous jazz, gospel, and blues treatment of George Frideric Handel’s famous 18th-century oratorio” (Chicago Reader). Clap along with acclaimed soloists Rodrick Dixon, Alfreda Burke, and Karen Marie Richardson, joined by […]

  • Taraji P. Henson talks kicking butt in her new action movie

    Taraji P. Henson, star of “Proud Mary” and newly minted card carrying Chicagoan joined us from New York to talk about her new film. She plays the title role, a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad. “Proud Mary” is in theaters January 12th.

  • Common and Lena Waithe representing Chicago in a big way with new Showtime drama, “The Chi”

    Two of Chicago’s Very Own join largely locally based behind the scenes team to provide a new perspective of Chicago’s South side. Produced entirely in its namesake city, THE CHI is a timely coming-of-age story centering on a group of residents who become linked by coincidence but bonded by the need for connection and redemption.

  • Marc Martel performs Queen’s “Somebody to Love”

    Marc Martel spent years recording and touring as co-lead vocalist and songwriter for Downhere, an award-winning Canadian rock band with a sound, style and fanbase all its own. In 2011, Martel was hand-selected by members of the legendary rock band Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor, to front their official tribute The Queen Extravaganza, which he continues to front to this day. Martel’s videos have been viewed more than 33 million times on YouTube and Facebook, and he’s performed on […]