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  • Leon Logothetis Talks About His New Book “Go Be Kind”

    Leon Logothetis is a global adventurer, motivational speaker and philanthropist. Known for being “The Kindness Guy,” Leon’s every action in life is motivated by his belief that kindness can change the world.  As a former broker from London who after feeling depressed and uninspired left his job to travel on nothing but $5 a day and kindness, Leon has visited more than 100 countries and traveled to every continent, which is documented on the acclaimed social impact series The Kindness Diaries and several books. Leon’s fifth book, Go Be Kind, is […]

  • Rolling Stones Bassist Darryl Jones on Keith Richards, New Tour, Belonging and Benefit for Friend

    Darryl Jones Jams for a Friend Saturday, Feb. 9th 3pm – 8pm The Promontory Chicago 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West www.gofundme.com/treatment-for-brian Last year, Darryl’s childhood friend, fellow musician, and life-long Chicagoan BRIAN MESSIAH, suffered a tragic accident which left him paralyzed from the neck down. “Jams From the Heart” is an all-age gathering organized by Rolling Stones’ bassist Darryl Jones and many of Brian’s long-time friends. It is the commitment of all involved to raise money for Brian’s constant […]

  • Comedian Pablo Francisco Brings Big Laughs! Must Watch!

    Pablo Francisco Tonight thru Sunday Improv Woodfield Mall Schaumburg improv.com Pablo is one of the most popular touring comedians worldwide. He has earned a reputation for his unique talent to weave together his one of a kind arsenal of off the wall characters and spot-on impressions. Francisco draws his audience into his vivid imagination and takes them on a wild ride as they experience his spontaneous outbursts, clever insights and some of the funniest rapid fire comedy, ever unleashed. Fans […]

  • Foxcrossing Stringband Perform “Black Water” Bluegrass Style!

    Foxcrossing Stringband Feb 10 City Winery www.foxcrossingstringband.com This all-female bluegrass group from Chicago has been winning hearts with their beautiful harmonies, original songwriting, and entertaining stage presence since forming in November 2016. Following their debut performance at Winter Roots Festival in February 2017, they’ve gone on to perform at many festivals and events in the Midwest traveling east to the John Hartford Memorial Festival, west to Dawn and On Festival in the Quad Cities, and everything in-between including IBMA award-winning […]

  • Found Footage Hosts Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett Show Off Some New VHS Gems!

    Found Footage Festival: Cherished Gems Friday, Jan. 25th – 9:30pm Found Footage Festival: After Dark Saturday, Jan. 26th – 9:30pm Music Box Theatre 3733 N Southport Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 Tickets: $15 (or $25 for both nights) foundfootagefest.com/tour The Found Footage Festival, the acclaimed touring showcase of odd and hilarious found videos, will bring two new shows to Chicago this month. Hosts Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett, whose credits include The Onion and The Colbert Report, will present their all-time […]

  • Bob Sirott and Marianne Murciano return to WGN Morning News as guest announcers!

    Comedian Mike Toomey took the week off and we’ve enjoyed filling his clown shoes with some of our special guest announcers.  We welcomed back television and radio broadcasters Bob Sirott and Marianne Murciano to the home of Bozo.  Here’s just a taste of them on our morning news.  And speaking of tastes, make sure you check out susosfork.com to see what these crazy kids are up to now.

  • It’s Time to Play Celebrity Stare Down!

    As you know, there are a lot of kooky shows on television and I thought that this silly gameshow idea might actually be worth pitching to our programming department here at WGN-TV.  I mean, if millions of viewers will tune in to see what celebrity is singing underneath a moose mask, maybe they’d watch a staring contest between two celebrities like our friends Bonnie Hunt and Ryan Dempster. As a producer of WGN Morning News, we always try to have […]

  • MUST WATCH: Social Media Sensation Leonid & Friends Perform CHICAGO’s “25 or 6 to 4”

    What an amazingly talented group of musicians! LEONID & FRIENDS Friday and Saturday 210 Live 210 Green Bay Road Highwood, IL (847) 433-0304 www.leonidandf.com LEONID & FRIENDS are simply one of the greatest performing tribute groups to play the music of the supergroup CHICAGO. When fans listen to their spot-on performances of the music, they are amazed to learn the musicians are from Moscow. LEONID & FRIENDS IS A MUSICAL AND SOCIAL MEDIA PHENOMENON, with over 15 million views of […]

  • Playing ‘Inside the Actors Studio’ with Chicago Fire’s David Eigenberg!

    Chicago Fire star David Eigenberg is one of our favorite all-time guests on WGN Morning News.  He is always game for anything.  For example, the last time he was on our show, he let me pour a bucket of ice over his head to promote his participation in the Polar Plunge. This time, I took it easy on him.  I decided to ask him some of the questions that James Lipton used to ask on “Inside the Actors Studio.”  It […]

  • Vocalist Jacquelyn Miller and Her Timeless Voice Covers Amy Winehouse!

    From the timeless voice to the glamourous look straight out of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Chicagoland vocalist Jacquelyn Miller is pure Vintage — with a modern twist! She takes her audiences on a musical journey with her eclectic blend of jazz, rock n’ roll, and soul classics from the past and present. Jacquelyn’s musical influences transcend time, ranging from legendary performers like Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald, to icons of the Silver Screen, like Judy Garland and Marilyn Monroe, to modern […]

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