A Highland Park shop specializing in ukuleles is keeping its music community alive by offering virtual lessons on how to play the “happiest instrument on the planet.”
Patients diagnosed with COVID-19 have described a range of symptoms, and they’ve lived with a fear of spreading the illness to their family and friends. A Chicago-area resident shares her story.
Statement often attributed to Nazis chosen as senior quote
Highland Park High School won’t be handing out its yearbooks on time after a statement linked to Nazi leaders was chosen as a senior quote.
Witty women, global fare, sweet treats and art fairs usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.
A roundup of recent concerts from the Ravinia Festival
As visitors to the Ravinia Festival well know, the picnics on the grass staged there tend to be legendary feasts. But it is the musical feasts that are the real food for thought.
Lion dances, pancakes, beer tents and Oscar movie speculation usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.
A new book looks at pivotal moments in the history of Steppenwolf Theatre. We hear from the author and a longtime ensemble member.
Cheer on Chicago athletes, shop for fall accessories, take in an outdoor movie, sip sangria on a sprawling lawn, run through mud, watch dashing dogs and more this weekend.
An event combining rousing orchestral music with high-definition NASA footage of the cosmos is coming to Ravinia Festival in Highland Park this week.
On tap this weekend: music, food and arts festivals, plus a chance to watch "Blazing Saddles" with Mel Brooks and rub elbows with Marcia Clark and Ethan Hawke.
"She was pouring out her soul"
Part 2 of our story about Janis Joplin's final show in the Chicago area -- at Ravinia, two months to the day before she died.