August 21, 2012 |
*** = Recommended shows On sale 10 a.m. Friday Big Gigantic, Monday, Dec. 31 ($45-$50, 18+) at Aragon. Mika, Thursday, Oct. 18 ($25, all ages) at Vic Theatre. On sale noon Friday Converge, Torche, Kvelertak, Thursday, Oct. 18 ($16-$18, all ages) at Metro. Rob Delaney, Friday, Nov. 30 ($20-$25, 21+) at Athenaeum Theater. Hey Rosetta, Tuesday, Oct. 23 ($14, 18+) at Lincoln Hall. Kreayshawn, Rye Rye, Honey Cocaine, Chippy Nonstop, Saturday, Dec. 1 ($21-$23, 18+)
January 28, 2014
*** = Recommended shows On sale 10 a.m. Friday ***Neko Case, Tuesday, May 13 ($35, all ages) at Chicago Theatre. Mike Epps, Saturday, April 19 ($49.75-$65.75, all ages ) at Arie Crown Theater. Jack Johnson, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Saturday, May 31 ($59.50, all ages) at FirstMerit Bank at Northerly Island. Lily and Madeleine, Saturday, May 10 ($10-$12, all ages) at Space. Schoolboy Q, Isaiah Rashad, Vince Staples, Tuesday, April 22 ($25-$100, 18+)
January 14, 2013 |
Chicago designer Katelyn Pankoke will be among the 16 designers competing in the Season 11 of "Project Runway" when it premieres at 8 p.m. CT Jan. 24 on Lifetime. The new season is the first ever teams edition, so the 23-year-old creative force behind Elaya Vaughn Bridal will be be paired with another designer and they will have to make it work together. Pankoke is originally from Parkland, Fla. The designers didn't learn they would be competing as teams until after the arrived in New York to begin filming.
January 26, 2014 |
At some point Macklemore and Ryan Lewis went from breakout independent rap stars to a duo it was uncool to like. Is it theoretically surprising to see them take down Kanye, Jay Z, Drake and Kendrick all at once? Yes. But you know what? "The Heist" is a good album. It's fun. It has something to say. Let's turn the backlash backwards. Besides, there's nothing you can do about it. M+RL were big winners during Sunday's Grammys, taking home best new artist, best rap album and, more significantly, setting the scene for a mass wedding (officiated by Queen Latifah and including...
January 30, 2014 |
The Sochi Winter Olympics kick off Thursday with most of the networks airing repeats to avoid getting clobbered in the ratings. But alternative programming is out there. Here are some TV picks for Feb. 3-9. Monday, Feb. 3 Almost Human 7 p.m., Fox John Larroquette and Gina Carano guest star as a scientist and an ass-kicking fembot, respectively. Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful 8 p.m. Monday, NBC Um, supermodels in swimsuits.
April 24, 2013 |
UPDATE: 2013 Rock 'n' Vote voting has closed. RSVP for the show (required for attendance) and click here to get to know this year's acts better. See you there! The abundance of great Chicago bands never ceases, or ceases to impress. That's obvious again as more than 150 local acts entered our 10th annual Rock 'n' Vote contest. These are the 10 best who now compete for your votes - read about them here and, more importantly, listen to them to hear why they were chosen.