(Courtesy of Spring Awakening Music Festival)

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.

The Queen of Cosmic Blues Visits Highland Park

Forty three years ago, the blues-rock star rocked Ravinia festival. Eight weeks later, Janis Joplin was gone forever.