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  • Ryan’s Goslings Barber Shop Version of ‘Shut Up And Dance With Me’

    Ryan’s Goslings 312-343-3202 vocalrestquartet@gmail.com Ryan’s Goslings is composed of four college friends who sang together in the Elmhurst College Concert Choir. They recently performed for guests at Lynfred Winery in Roselle. They have sung together at Carnegie Hall and with Andrea Bocelli.  

  • Actor Stacy Keach Back in Chicago as Ernest Hemingway at The Goodman Theatre!

      PAMPLONA The Goodman Theatre Now thru June 25 312.443.3800 GoodmanTheatre.org Stacy Keach stars as Ernest Hemingway in Pamplona, a new drama about one of history’s most charismatic and complex literary legends, directed by Goodman Artistic Director Robert Falls. Basking in the glory of career-defining awards—the 1953 Pulitzer Prize and the coveted Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954—legendary writer Ernest Hemingway insists his best work is yet to come. Five years later, holed up in a Spanish hotel with a […]

  • Joel Murray and Greg Proops from Who’s Live Anyway Play an Improv Game!

    Who’s Live Anyway? Tonight & Tomorrow City Winery 1200 W. Randolph St. citywinery.com Tuesday-Wednesday, May 2-3 8:00 p.m. both nights Featuring cast members from the critically-acclaimed, Emmy-nominated TV show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?,” the improv tour “Whose Live Anyway?” includes Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis and Second City Alum Joel Murray. This completely improvised 90-minute show of games, scenes and songs promises to tickle not only the funny bone, but every bone in the body. Audience participation […]

  • Larry’s World Appearance from Brad the Robot! LOL

    Brad the Robot is one of the robotic cameras that “works” at WGN Morning News.  We’re not too sure what he does here.  The rumor is that he might have some incriminating photos of Larry Wert which has given him job security. Wait.  I might be confusing him with Wink Winkle. Anywho, Brad came to us from NBC5.  We’re still not sure what happened for sure, but we think he was let go for chasing Ginger Zee around the weather center. […]

  • What Did Gilbert Gottfried Do Now?

    Gilbert Gottfried is one of WGN Morning News’ favorite comedians.  He is always funny and always unpredictable. (And he always takes it a little too close to the edge.) But, hey, we do sometimes, too.  That’s why he’s always welcome here.  He fits right in. After his interview, I decided to play the “Would You Rather Game” with him.  Since it would be on tape and not LIVE, I was certain that I could edit out anything that might be […]

  • Tony Bennett’s Daughter Antonia Performs a Jazz Classic!

    Antonia Bennett Tonight & Tomorrow Club Arcada 1920s Speakeasy & Showroom St. Charles 630.962.7000  www.clubarcada.com If you have ever attended a Tony Bennett concert, odds are that the show began with his incredible daughter, Antonia Bennett, and her amazing take on jazz standards including “Embraceable You”, “Come Rain Or Come Shine”, “Nice Work If You Can Get It” and so many more.  Be a part of this intimate evening with Antonia and her jazz trio, and also get a behind-the-scenes […]

  • What made Robin leave the set during Gilbert Gottfried’s interview?

    Gilbert Gottfried Tonight Zanies – Chicago Tomorrow Zanies – St. Charles Saturday Zanies – Rosemont Zanies.com At the young age of 15, Gilbert Gottfried began doing stand-up at open mike nights in New York City and, after a few short years, became known around town as “the comedian’s comedian.” After spending several years mastering the art of stand-up comedy, producers of the legendary NBC late night comedy show Saturday Night Live became aware of Gottfried and, in 1980, hired him […]

  • Craig Robinson’s Improvised Song of Odd Holidays and His New Book!

    From comedian and film star Craig Robinson and #1 New York Times bestselling author Adam Mansbach comes the first book in a new hilarious middle-grade series, JAKE THE FAKE KEEPS IT REAL. Readers will be delighted by the school adventures pulled from Robinson’s hilarious experience attending Chicago’s first public magnet school! Jake can barely play an instrument, not even a kazoo. And his art? It’s more Pictionary than Picasso. Which is a real problem because Jake just faked his way […]

  • Actor/Comedian Craig Robinson helped write a book for middle-schoolers: ‘Jake the Fake Keeps it Real’

    Craig Robinson Tonight at 7PM Kidz Kabaret 1665 Quincy Avenue Naperville 630-355-9212 From comedian and film star Craig Robinson and #1 New York Times bestselling author Adam Mansbach comes the first book in a new hilarious middle-grade series, JAKE THE FAKE KEEPS IT REAL. Readers will be delighted by the school adventures pulled from Robinson’s hilarious experience attending Chicago’s first public magnet school! Jake can barely play an instrument, not even a kazoo. And his art? It’s more Pictionary than […]

  • Top summer toys with ‘The Toy Insider Mom’ Laurie Schacht

    The Toy Insider is dedicated to providing parents, grandparents, and any gift-giver with the most up-to-date insight on toys and children’s entertainment. We review toys, games, movies, video games, apps, books, and more 365 days a year to help you find the perfect playthings for the kids in your lives. In addition to our daily product reviews, we also publish two seasonal gift guides, one for spring & summer, and one for the holiday season. A print edition of our holiday gift […]